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James Schramko Interview – Work Less, Make More

By James Rose - January 31, 2018 - 0 Comments
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 Get James’ Book Transcript James R: Hey guys, in this interview you are about to watch I’m speaking with James Schramko. If you don’t know who he is, he’s an Australian marketer who I’ve been following for, I think it’s nearly seven years now, I just looked it up and he’s been pretty bloody … Read more

Dummy text and image generators for your next mockup or website project

By James Rose - December 4, 2017 - 0 Comments

There’s nothing like threatening to go live with a bunch of Bill Murray pictures on a website to ‘encourage’ your clients to send you their content faster. So here’s a few generators you can use on your mockups and websites. P.S. You’ll notice the image generators allow you to embed a URL directly into an … Read more

How we grew an extremely active Facebook group to over 2600 for our business

By James Rose - November 27, 2017 - 0 Comments

Content Snare is actually our third software product. It’s probably the first time it feels like we actually have a clue about what we’re doing on the marketing front. Comparatively, the first venture is embarrassing to even think about how little we knew. It was something like 8 months in development (and completely built) before … Read more

How and when to say ‘no’ to a potential client

By James Rose - November 24, 2017 - 0 Comments

Finding freelance work takes a lot of effort — it can make you want to say ‘yes’ to any money-making opportunity that comes along. But it’s important to know how and when to say ‘no’ to a potential client if you want to get paid what you’re worth, scale your business, and consistently deliver quality … Read more

How to budget like a boss and stress less

By James Rose - September 12, 2017 - 0 Comments

I swear nearly every time I hear a podcast or read an article aimed at web agencies, the “feast or famine” cycle gets a mention. If you haven’t already heard of it, it’s the tendency for web agencies to have a ton of work on all at once, right before a slow period where we … Read more

How Content Snare hit #2 on Product Hunt

By James Rose - August 15, 2017 - 1 Comment

    Content Snare is a tool for gathering content from clients. It’s aimed at digital agencies, designers and people that are plagued my clients taking forever to send information. Last Thursday, it went live on Product Hunt (PH). Like every good SaaS boy should, I’d planned the launch (nowhere near as meticulously as some … Read more

How a giveaway helped double our email list in 2 days

By James Rose - June 29, 2017 - 0 Comments

It took about 2 hours to set up a simple giveaway that doubled our email list in 2 days. It even went on to nearly double our marketing efforts for the next 3 months. Today’s post is a little different to what we normally write about. Normally we focus on helping you grow your design/development … Read more

Get More Referrals Through Relationships

By James Rose - June 22, 2017 - 3 Comments

By implementing a simple change to my weekly routine, we get a whole lot more referrals. Instead of hours spent at local networking events each week, I spend about an hour of my time every Wednesday morning. This post will show you my exact process and explain why it works. Non-strategic networking is a time … Read more

Project management for web designers

By James Rose - May 8, 2017 - 11 Comments

Web designers seem to have a knack for doing too much work. So much so, that the rest of their life fades away into oblivion. I see it with so many designers. Not long ago, that was me as well. This is what paved the way for my obsession with creating systems and processes. When you build … Read more

This productivity hack gets more done and grows your business

By James Rose - April 24, 2017 - 2 Comments

Back in March at Tropical Think Tank in the Philippines, I met the all-round good bloke and productivity-meister Mike Vardy. During some pool masterminds (over many-a-cocktail) and his time on stage, Mike dropped loads of productivity bombs. These have been the catalyst for some massive shifts in my business. One of those was daily theming. … Read more

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