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.

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…

Interview: Products People Want with Joe Workman

In this episode, Joe Workman and I talk about how to create plugins and products customers want as an indie developer.

Interview: Choosing Clients with Philip Morgan

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…

How to use JTBD on your website as a freelancer

You don’t hear about how JTBD applies to freelancing very often, so I asked JTBD-expert Alan Klement to join me on a live call to explore the topic. As freelancers we don’t care about complex theory unless…

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…

How to break down the scope of your project

“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…

How to get the most out of a freelance designer as a startup founder

You may have noticed that your business is limited by you. You only have so much time in a day to accomplish what you need. You can only solve problems one way. Your way. That’s…

How to write a great project brief by answering 3 questions

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,…