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Are you making these client onboarding mistakes?

By Erin Flynn - May 21, 2018 - 1 Comment

A web design project can go south before you even start it, if you’re not onboarding your clients properly. In this post, Erin Flynn will teach you the top three mistakes web designers make when onboarding new clients, and how to avoid them.

Content Snare and GDPR

By James Rose - May 3, 2018 - 0 Comments

Ah, GDPR. My least favourite four letter word. As you’d expect, this is been a big part of our internal chats between our team, lawyers and the online community in general. First things first… This is not legal advice. You will almost definitely need to consult a lawyer to determine what you need to do … Read more

How to Manage Client Expectations for Project Success

By Imogen Allen - April 24, 2018 - 3 Comments

Web Designer Imogen Allen of Umbrella Digital Media talks about how to manage client expectations for project success and how to get things right from the very first point of contact.

How to write amazing web design and marketing proposals that win bigger clients

By James Rose - April 18, 2018 - 0 Comments

Writing a great proposal for your web design or marketing clients makes a big difference in winning that work, and being able to charge more. Adam shares a ton of good advice on how you can do that

The Web Design Circle Of Life

By James Rose - April 16, 2018 - 0 Comments

“Sorry, after considering your quote, I’ve decided I’m going to get my cousin’s wife’s brother’s dog to build my website.” *Rolls eyes* If you’re in web design (hell, just about any creative industry), you’ve heard this before. Many-a-job has been lost to a “family friend” who is “just getting into web design” and “can do … Read more

Digital Agencies: How to plan and run a project kickoff meeting

By Pete Everitt - April 4, 2018 - 0 Comments

Having worked for more than a decade in agencies, two things have become transparent about managing projects: #1 – you must have a project process in place #2 – very few of your projects will actually follow this process to the letter, the process needs to be able to flex to accommodate different needs from … Read more

Big Updates to Content Snare (March 2018)

By James Rose - March 12, 2018 - 0 Comments

The latest update to Content Snare has one of the most requested features we’ve ever had – the ability to send/share requests without your client having to log in. There are also some other small goodies, all described below. Share without login When you send a request to a client, you now will be directed … Read more

Confused by website feedback from clients? Let’s clear it up!

By Dana Flannery - March 1, 2018 - 0 Comments

“I don’t know what I want, but I’ll know it when I see it!” Urrrggghhhh. HEAD. DESK. Interpreting the client brief and client website feedback – it’s as much of an art form as designing or copywriting. From the client who knows everything to the client who is clearly clueless, turning the client brief into … Read more

5 ways to increase your fees as a web designer

By Martin Huntbach - March 1, 2018 - 3 Comments
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Most web designers struggle when it comes to pricing their services. In this post, Martin shares exactly what he did to double his prices and attract more of these high paying clients.

How to get content from your clients easier by design

By Randy Dueck - February 1, 2018 - 2 Comments

Content Snare has created some amazing tools to help web designers obtain content much easier from their clients. But what if there was a way to make getting content even easier? Keep reading because I’ll show you how creating a website strategy will help you get content from your clients an easy and natural process. … Read more

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