Guides on Growing Your Business by Actual Freelancers

Managing Yourself and Clients

Managing Yourself and Clients

Time management and communication are the two most important factors in a freelance business. This guides walks through how to master both.

“How Much Does a Website Cost?” and Other Pricing Stats

“How Much Does a Website Cost?” and Other Pricing Stats

The results of a 2019 survey of 200+ freelancers that answers how much design costs including pricing for websites, logos, web apps and more.

Getting Clients

Getting Clients

A step-by-step breakdown of how to find a bunch of great clients to pitch and actually land them effectively.

The Freelance Proposal Toolkit

The Freelance Proposal Toolkit

The best templates and tools, for creating a winning freelance proposal in half the time.

Rob’s Favorite Books for Freelancers

Rob’s Favorite Books for Freelancers

A frequently updated list of my all-time favorite books for freelancers. Each one is a must-read. Ignore at your peril.

Gifts for Freelancers

Gifts for Freelancers

Some cool tools and toys for freelancers and remote workers.

How to Get a Testimonial

How to Get a Testimonial

The definitive guide on getting awesome testimonials from all your clients no matter what.

The $5 Logo

The $5 Logo

A Fiverr Review that definitively answers: what kind of logo you can get for $5? Plus BIG problems you might not know about before using Fiverr.

Getting Started as a Freelancer

Getting Started as a Freelancer

How to start freelancing, if you've never done it before or haven't landed a big project yet.

Dribbble Jobs Review

Dribbble Jobs Review

An in-depth review of how Dribbble Jobs works for hiring a designer. Includes screenshots of features you've never seen.

The Elements of a Great Portfolio

The Elements of a Great Portfolio

How to create a powerful portfolio that actually helps you get clients if you're a freelance graphic, UI/UX, or web designer.

The Email Line That’s Client Repellent

The Email Line That’s Client Repellent

A simple tip for figuring out the exact perfect way to end emails. Guaranteed great response rate.

Hiring Freelancers to Do Great Work

Hiring Freelancers to Do Great Work

Some templates and tutorials to save you countless hours hiring a freelancer creative. Includes a case study of the software company: Basecamp.

The Follow Up Email

The Follow Up Email

A complete guide to sending an awesome follow up email to a client or proposal that isn't annoying.

Cold Emails

Cold Emails

Includes a real email template that I used to land a $30,000 freelance job as a new designer.