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Rob Williams

I run Folyo which helps freelance designers find the work they were meant to do. I also host Freelance a podcast about how to be more effective at independent work featuring remote companies like Disney, Basecamp, YNAB, ConvertKit and more.

How to Improve Your Networking Skills as a Freelancer

In this episode I talk to Kaleigh Moore about how to grow your network authentically if you’re a freelancer.

LinkedIn for Freelance Sales: How to use LinkedIn as a Freelancer

In this episode I talk to Liston Witherill about the similarities and differences of using Linkedin and Podcasting for sales.

Where to Find the Best Website RFPs in 2019 (Updated)

“There are many good organizations that have to go through an RFP process to hire anyone. And those are good jobs to go after. People who tell you they don’t go after RFPs and people…

A Guide to Positioning Strategy for Freelancers and Small Businesses in 2019

In this episode I talk to Philip Morgan about how to decide which clients to go after.

Podcast: Overhead with Jason Forrest

Today on the podcast, Jason Forrest and I do a deep-dive into how we think about expenses in our business.

Client Intake Form Template to Automate Emails without Losing Your Soul

You probably do a lot more sales activity than you think. Most of it is mind-numbingly boring and repetitive, yet, you keep doing it because it makes you money. Answering a prospect’s question that you’ve…

Awesome Web Designer Job Description Template

Here at Folyo we asked real designers to help us write the web designer job description of their dreams. The goal is for it to be a job description that empowers designers to do the…

Project Scope Template That Eliminates Scope Creep on Projects

“I won’t touch projects that have budgets smaller than $30,000. Anything lower is usually low-quality and unprofitable for me.” That’s a statement I hear repeatedly from freelancers. I’m not sure why $30,000 is the number for…

Simple RFP Template You Can Fill Out in Under 3 Minutes

If you’re hiring a freelance designer it means you are currently in 1 of 2 groups. You’re either about to work on a project that matters or you’re not.  If you look at the past year,…

How much to charge for logo design

In this episode, Jonathan Stark and I talk about value-based pricing: the best way to price risky, 3+ month-long projects, for large clients.