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By Pete Everitt - April 4, 2018 - 0 Comments

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

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

By James Rose - March 12, 2018 - 0 Comments

Big Updates to Content Snare (March 2018)

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

By Dana Flannery - March 1, 2018 - 0 Comments

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

“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

By Martin Huntbach - March 1, 2018 - 3 Comments

5 ways to increase your fees as a web designer

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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.

By Randy Dueck - February 1, 2018 - 2 Comments

How to get content from your clients easier by design

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

By James Rose - January 31, 2018 - 0 Comments

James Schramko Interview – Work Less, Make More

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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

By James Rose - December 4, 2017 - 0 Comments

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

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

By James Rose - November 27, 2017 - 0 Comments

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

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

By James Rose - November 24, 2017 - 0 Comments

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

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

By James Rose - September 12, 2017 - 0 Comments

How to budget like a boss and stress less

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

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