Rob Williams

I run Folyo which can help your remote company find the right designer in the next 7 days. I also host Freelance, a podcast about how you can be more effective at independent work featuring remote companies like Basecamp, Converkit, Highrise and more. If you're a designer looking for clients, you can also get a free 14-day trial of my referral newsletter today.

Using Feedbin to Find Amazing Clients For You

In the last lesson we introduced you to Feedbin. I’m a bit of a Feedbin fanboy at this point and I’m about to share why. Feedbin has some amazing features that can take care of...

Jobs for Creative People: My Endless Client Generator RSS plugin with all the best Job Boards

So far in this series we’ve talked about changing your lead-gen strategy, shifting your mindset, and using AngelList to get startup clients. Next, I’m going to show you how to take it to the next...

The minimalist design firm’s approach to outbound

OK. So in my last lesson I gave you the top 5 places to go to get high-value UX / frontend design clients. These 5 sites make up 80% of the great UX projects posted...

How to get web design clients – my 5 favorite places to find ready-to-buy design clients

In the last lesson, we talked about how to take control of getting new clients by doing outbound. Doing this takes a change in strategy. But doing what comes next takes a change in mindset....

How I deleted my portfolio and made $30k in 6 weeks

Have you noticed some people kill it without a portfolio? I regularly meet design firms doing millions of dollars in client work with a website that just says ”coming soon.” That’s the power of spending...

The Email Checklist for Designers

Why this works… Because Folyo depends on our customers winning projects to make money, and we never take referral fees – our only incentive is to help you win more work. So over the years...

The Ultimate Follow Up Email for After You’ve Sent an Application or Proposal

Your follow up email after a job/contract application is one of the biggest determinants of whether you land the gig. Sorry to be the bearer of bad news but… that job post or RFP you...

How to Cold Email for Job (Email Template That Actually Works)

Knowing how to write cold emails for jobs or contracts you want is one of the most important life skills there is. If you can do it effectively, suddenly, you control your own destiny. A...

Emails to Clients

Real Examples of Emails to Prospective and Future Clients (with the Lines That Worked) Emails to clients and prospects get judged in a split-second. Yet most designers don’t know that what they’re sending prospective and...

How to Hire a Website Designer without Getting Burned

I’ve never hired a web designer except for very small projects. I have, however, been hired to design or redesign about a dozen websites and spent the last 5 years collecting the top 10,000 web...