No-BS guides on finding and winning client work.

Where to Find Good Web Design Leads for Sale Online

The Best Books on Referral Marketing for Freelancers

The all-time best books on referrals to read if you run a design shop. Each one is a must-read. Ignore at your peril.

The Best Upwork Proposal Tips to Get Shortlisted Every Time

Thinking about trying Upwork in 2020? Here's how to make your Upwork proposal dominate & get shortlisted by more clients. Simple, no-bs tips.

How to Generate (Warm) Outbound Leads the Easy Way

How to do outbound lead generation the right way. Including how to find the right potential customers, research them, and send a good pitch.

How to Write a Compelling Email to Outbound Leads

The keys to pitching over email and how to make sure you maximize your chances of landing the client with one trick.

What is Outbound Lead Generation and does it work?

Differences between inbound and outbound. How to make outbound more effective. The biggest reason to do outbound lead generation.

How to Get Your First Clients as a New Freelancer / Agency

A step-by-step guide on how to get clients including how to identify them, figure out what they want, and what not to change.

The Ultimate Guide to Sending Your Portfolio by Email

A guide to sending the perfect portfolio sample by email. Including what to include, a freelancer about me template, and more.

How to generate leads from LinkedIn – Guide for Freelancers

Where and How to Find RFPs (Requests for Proposals) Online

Our top picks for website RFPs (requests for proposals) based on years of research. Including: Google, LinkedIn, the RFPdb, and more.

How to Productize a Service Business and Find Clients

What building a product business taught me about the challenges, advantages, and differences between a product vs service business.

Good cold email template for getting web design work quickly

Steal my word-for-word cold email template that I used to land $29,000 worth of web design work in just 3 emails.

How to list freelance and contract work on LinkedIn

We cover how to list freelance and contract work on Linkedin, including 7 specific tips to optimize your LinkedIn profile and get more leads.

How to find clients on LinkedIn in under 5 minutes

Step-by-step tutorial on how to find high paying clients on LinkedIn. Great for agency and freelance web design clients.

How to ask for a testimonial from a client

Stop having nothing to show for your hard work. Use these 3 scripts to make asking for a testimonial from a client easy as pie.

5 Examples of Winning RFP Responses and Why They Worked

A step-by-step case study of a real winning RFP response example. Including exactly how to win a 6-figure RFP using Linkedin.

How to Get Referrals From Clients as a Team or Freelancer

Getting referrals from clients is one of the best ways to grow your agency. This post gives you scripts and templates to do it.

The $5 Logo: The Ultimate Fiverr Review

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

The Dribbble Jobs Review of Features You’ve Never Seen

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

Agency Self Promotion Examples That Attract Great Clients

My favorite examples of great design agency self promotion that will attract clients and grow your business. Incudes 14 real examples.

How to Offer Monthly Consulting Retainers to Clients

A quick and easy guide to selling consulting retainer agreements to clients. Includes when to offer one, examples of retainer types, and more.

How to Get Clients Even During a Pandemic

A proven method for how to get freelance clients every week no matter what. Includes exact word-for-word script that works in any situation.

The Best Upwork Alternatives for Agencies

What's the best Upwork alternative for agencies in 2021? We looked at hundreds of job sites and platforms to give you our recommendation.

The 9 Best Testimonial Questions for Clients

Get the 9 best testimonial questions to ask clients and get awesome testimonials no matter what. Includes word-for-word scripts.

The “Haven’t Heard Back From You” Email Template

Word-for-word email sequence to use when an important email has gone ignored. Improves your response rate by 80-90% with just a few emails.

4 Potential Client Email Samples to Save in Your Swipe Folder

These potential client email samples will help you write a great: introduction email, follow up email, meeting schedule and more.

How to End an Email to a Potential Client (15+ Scripts Included)

A step-by-step tutorial on how to end an email to a client and guarantee a great response rate. Word-for-word scripts included.

Pricing Survey: How Much Does a Website Cost? and Other Pricing Questions

Stats from a 200+ freelancer survey answering how much designers charge for websites, logos, web apps and more.

Free Design Proposal Template Clients Can’t Say No To

A simple design proposal template and framework you can use to send persuasive proposals in minutes instead of hours.

5 Recurring Revenue Streams for Web Agencies

The 5 easiest ways to diversify your income, including: monthly retainers, affiliate products, buying cheap businesses and more.