No-BS guides on finding and winning client work.

Free Design Proposal Template Clients Can’t Say No To

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.

Email to Potential Client Samples – 4 Great Scripts to Save

Email to Potential Client Samples – 4 Great Scripts to Save

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

How to List Freelance and Contract Work on LinkedIn

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.

The Cold Email Template for Web Design That Works Like a Charm

The Cold Email Template for Web Design That Works Like a Charm

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

Design Agency Self Promotion – 14 Ways to Attract Great Clients

Design Agency Self Promotion – 14 Ways to Attract Great Clients

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

5 Recurring Revenue Streams for Web Agencies

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.

The Best Books on Getting More Referrals From Clients in 2021

The Best Books on Getting More Referrals From Clients in 2021

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.

How to Get New Design Clients Even During a Pandemic

How to Get New Design 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 situatiom.

Upwork Proposal Tips – How to Get Shortlisted in the First 5 Minutes

Upwork Proposal Tips – How to Get Shortlisted in the First 5 Minutes

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

Best Places to Find RFPs (Requests for Proposals) by Great Clients

Best Places to Find RFPs (Requests for Proposals) by Great Clients

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

Money Saving Ideas for Freelancers – 11 Ways to Save $1,000+

Money Saving Ideas for Freelancers – 11 Ways to Save $1,000+

If you're a freelancer looking to save money, here are 11 ways most freelancers can cut thousands in under 10 minutes.

How to Start Freelancing with No Experience

How to Start Freelancing with No Experience

Before making the leap, read the guide on how to start freelancing with no experience. Including the best websites for beginners.

The 9 Best Testimonial Questions

The 9 Best Testimonial Questions

The 9 best testimonial questions to ask to get awesome testimonials from clients no matter what. Includes word-for-word scripst and tools.

How to Find Clients on LinkedIn – Simple Lead Tutorial

How to Find Clients on LinkedIn – Simple Lead Tutorial

A quick tutorial on how to find clients on Linkedin. Including what to search for, how to filter results, and how to get leads on LinkedIn.

15+ Effective Ways to End an Email to a Client (Scripts Included)

15+ Effective Ways to End an Email to a Client (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.

The Ultimate Guide to Sending Your Portfolio by Email

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.

19 Lessons from David Ogilvy on Getting New Clients

19 Lessons from David Ogilvy on Getting New Clients

19 unconventional rules for getting new clients shared by David Ogilvy, including a summary of his thoughts on getting new clients.

Seth Godin’s Rules to Get Better Clients

Seth Godin’s Rules to Get Better Clients

Lessons from Seth Godin's books on how to get better clients, create great marketing, and find the work you love to do.

Haven’t Heard Back? Send This Simple Email Template

Haven’t Heard Back? Send This Simple 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.

The $5 Logo: The Ultimate Fiverr Logo Review

The $5 Logo: The Ultimate Fiverr Logo 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.

Product vs. Service Business – Which is Right for You?

Product vs. Service Business – Which is Right for You?

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

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

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.

Rework by Jason Fried – Tips for Finding Clients

Rework by Jason Fried – Tips for Finding Clients

I detailed 13 Jason Fried quotes on getting clients, communicating effectively, and becoming a master salesman. For freelancers & agencies.

The Best Upwork Alternatives for Freelancers in 2020

The Best Upwork Alternatives for Freelancers in 2020

What's the best Upwork alternative for freelancers in 2020? I reviewed hundreds of freelancing platforms to give you my recommendation.

How to Get Consulting Clients Fast – 5 Day Plan

How to Get Consulting Clients Fast – 5 Day Plan

Fast proven steps for getting consulting clients: 1. Email Past Clients 2. Join a Slack Community 3. Follow Up On Forgotten Jobs, and more.

How to Get Your First Clients

How to Get Your First Clients

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.

Consulting Retainer Agreements – How to Offer Monthly Retainers

Consulting Retainer Agreements – How to Offer Monthly Retainers

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

Dribbble Jobs: How It Works and Other Surprises

Dribbble Jobs: How It Works and Other Surprises

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

How to Make $100K a Year

How to Make $100K a Year

A dead simple guide for how to make $100k a year. It's easier than you think. In this post I reveal exactly what you need.

How to Freelance While Working Full Time

How to Freelance While Working Full Time

A quick-start guide for employees looking to start freelancing while working full-time, including what you can safely ignore.

The Ultimate Website Design Checklist

The Ultimate Website Design Checklist

Is your website helping you get clients? If not, here's a website design checklist to help you find out why in minutes.

A Winning RFP (Request for Proposal) Response Example

A Winning RFP (Request for Proposal) Response Example

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

Walt Disney’s Business Tips for Getting Clients

Walt Disney’s Business Tips for Getting Clients

I detailed Walt Disney's approach to getting clients based on books and biographies.