The blog for web designers & developers
BUILD BETTER WEBSITES • GET BETTER CLIENTS • CHARGE MORE • AUTOMATE • GET YOUR LIFE BACK
Choose your flavor:
Join the community, share tips and get help in the Facebook group.
Get the best stuff delivered right to your inbox.
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
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
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
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
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
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
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
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
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
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
Content Snare is part of Aktura Technology, a web app and SaaS development company. Web designers work with us to expand their capabilities. If clients ever approach you to build something that you can’t quite handle in-house, drop us a line.