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.
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 do outbound lead generation the right way. Including how to find the right potential customers, research them, and send a good pitch.
The keys to pitching over email and how to make sure you maximize your chances of landing the client with one trick.
Differences between inbound and outbound. How to make outbound more effective. The biggest reason to do outbound lead generation.
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.
A guide to sending the perfect portfolio sample by email. Including what to include, a freelancer about me template, and more.
Our top picks for website RFPs (requests for proposals) based on years of research. Including: Google, LinkedIn, the RFPdb, and more.
What building a product business taught me about the challenges, advantages, and differences between a product vs service business.
Steal my word-for-word cold email template that I used to land $29,000 worth of web design work in just 3 emails.
We cover how to list freelance and contract work on Linkedin, including 7 specific tips to optimize your LinkedIn profile and get more leads.
Step-by-step tutorial on how to find high paying clients on LinkedIn. Great for agency and freelance web design clients.
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.
A step-by-step case study of a real winning RFP response example. Including exactly how to win a 6-figure RFP using Linkedin.
Getting referrals from clients is one of the best ways to grow your agency. This post gives you scripts and templates to do it.
A Fiverr review that definitively answers: what kind of logo you can get for $5? Plus BIG problems you might not know about Fiverr.
An in-depth review of how Dribbble Jobs works for hiring a designer. Includes screenshots of features you've never seen.
My favorite examples of great design agency self promotion that will attract clients and grow your business. Incudes 14 real examples.
A quick and easy guide to selling consulting retainer agreements to clients. Includes when to offer one, examples of retainer types, and more.
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.
What's the best Upwork alternative for agencies in 2021? We looked at hundreds of job sites and platforms to give you our recommendation.
Get the 9 best testimonial questions to ask clients and get awesome testimonials no matter what. Includes word-for-word scripts.
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.
These potential client email samples will help you write a great: introduction email, follow up email, meeting schedule and more.
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.
Stats from a 200+ freelancer survey answering how much designers charge for websites, logos, web apps and more.
A simple design proposal template and framework you can use to send persuasive proposals in minutes instead of hours.