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Running a design or web agency can be stressful. We explore ways to can improve agency life, grow our businesses, achieve our goals and get back time with our loved ones. 18 hour days should not be the norm.

Running a design or web agency can be stressful. We explore ways to can improve agency life, grow our businesses, achieve our goals and get back time with our loved ones. 18 hour days should not be the norm.
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United States

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Running a design or web agency can be stressful. We explore ways to can improve agency life, grow our businesses, achieve our goals and get back time with our loved ones. 18 hour days should not be the norm.

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English


Episodes

#171 - Agency Life Series - Amy Woods - Content 10x

9/21/2018
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Meet Amy Woods from Content 10x. She is the person behind all of the action. In their own words: When it comes to rescuing great content from oblivion and sharing it with the world, you can count on her to save the day! They take one piece of your content and transform it into several pieces of content, in different formats and for multiple uses across different platforms and locations. They ensure all of the effort that you put into content creation is maximised. There's no automation. No...

Duration:00:13:41

#170 - Agency Life Series - Davinder Singh Kainth - iGuiding Creative

9/19/2018
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Meet Davinder Singh Kainth from iGuiding Creative. iGuiding Creative is a brand name for the one man agency setup by Davinder. His primary work area is design and development of websites for small business enterprises. He works with small businesses and agencies to build creative online spaces through business requirements analysis, specification and documentation. Full show notes here: https://agencytrailblazer.com/podcast/agencylife-series-davinder-iguiding-creative/ Our sponsor Content...

Duration:00:28:28

#169 - How to grow a local agency - Mark Crowell

9/17/2018
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Stories are both a powerful tool for learning as well as an essential part of your marketing strategy. Mark Crowell shares his journey into design and web development, how he and his wife met online, and how they created an exciting local agency from their home. Full show notes here: https://agencytrailblazer.com/podcast/how-to-grow-a-local-agency/ Our sponsor: Content snare helps digital agencies get website & marketing content from their clients on time, in the right format, without...

Duration:00:34:02

#168 - Agency Life Series - Steven Picanza – Latin & Code

9/14/2018
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Meet Steven Picanza from Latin & Code. Taking a philosophical and academic approach to branding, they help companies align their core values with their day-to-day marketing actions to increase their revenue and customer loyalty. Full show notes here: https://agencytrailblazer.com/podcast/agencylife-series-steven-picanza-latin-code/ Our sponsor Content snare helps digital agencies get website & marketing content from their clients on time, in the right format, without email. Use the code...

Duration:00:21:11

#167 - Agency Life Series - Mickey Mellen and Ali Green – GreenMellen

9/12/2018
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Meet Mickey Mellen and Ali Green from GreenMellen. GreenMellen is the digital marketing arm of your company that fills the void within your marketing strategy. They provide website, branding, design and messaging solutions to make your company’s digital presence meet today’s expectations. By uncovering the unique personality of each brand they work with, they’re able to create a digital environment that personifies those characteristics and refines the user experience. Full show notes here:...

Duration:00:23:02

#166 - How to think like a designer - Piccia Neri

9/10/2018
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Do you feel your design skills suck? Do you get stressed designing/building a website because you don't know where to start or you lack the confidence in your ability? You are not alone. Web developers around the world struggle with this problem. We come from a coding background so information layout and design can often seem like a skill only available to the gifted. Piccia Neri shares her expertise and resources on how you can learn to approach design, design systems and more. Piccia is...

Duration:00:34:31

#165 - Agency Life Series - Rommel C. Caibal – RCC Graphic Designs

9/7/2018
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Meet Rommel C. Caibal from RCC Graphic Designs. They provide creative and technical support to local companies and firms. Full show notes: https://agencytrailblazer.com/agencylife-series-rommel-c-caibal-rcc-graphic-designs Our sponsor: Content snare helps digital agencies get website & marketing content from their clients on time, in the right format, without email. https://contentsnare.com Use the code TRAILBLAZER for a 20% discount.

Duration:00:29:20

#164 - Agency Life Series - Jamie Hill – iNovate Marketing

9/5/2018
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Meet Jamie Hill from iNovate Marketing, iNc. iNovate Marketing, iNc, is a full marketing and web agency. They offer marketing and web design options that will fit 95% of all SMB budgets, as well as offering business coaching, marketing classes for the SMB owners, and White Label Services for other web agency's that don't have the time or ability to offer marketing services to their clients. Full show notes: https://agencytrailblazer.com/agencylife-series-jamie-hill-inovate-marketing Our...

Duration:00:21:22

#163 - How to quote the right price for a project - Lee Jackson

9/3/2018
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When pricing up any project we often struggle with two main fears. "Will I price this too high" or "Will I not charge enough". How can you be sure you are charging a price that is good for your client and for your business? In this episode Lee shares a mindset he uses to work out how he should be pricing a project if at all. Full show notes here: https://agencytrailblazer.com/podcast/how-to-quote-the-right-price-for-a-project/

Duration:00:24:49

#162 - Agency Life - Simone Luciani - Rich Clicks

8/31/2018
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Meet Simone Luciani from Rich Clicks, a digital marketing agency that excels in strategy and efficiency with a no middlemen approach. Their unique approach has seen then win several international awards. With office in London and Milan they primarily serve the European market. Full show notes: https://agencytrailblazer.com/podcast/agencylife-series-simone-luciani-rich-clicks/

Duration:00:29:43

#161 - Agency Life - Tracey Rickard Web Design

8/29/2018
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Tracey has been a freelance web designer and developer for 12 years creating completely bespoke WordPress websites. She has extensive experience in sales and marketing and customer relationship management. She helps business target their customers through their websites. As a finalist in the Woman Who Achieves awards she was awarded with a commendation. Full show notes: https://agencytrailblazer.com/podcast/agencylife-series-tracey-rickard-web-design

Duration:00:19:50

#160 - How to lock down your niche - John Locke

8/28/2018
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You've heard that finding a niche is an effective strategy to grow your business. Yet how do you choose your niche and roll with it? John Locke shares his journey from local SEO to global SEO in the manufacturing sector. Our sponsor Content snare helps digital agencies get website & marketing content from their clients on time, in the right format, without email. Use the code TRAILBLAZER for a 20% discount. Full show...

Duration:00:45:26

#159 - Agency Life - Pete Everitt - SO The Agency

8/22/2018
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Meet Pete Everitt from SO The Agency. They are a creative and digital agency in the UK. They help clients understand who their customers are, and then give them the tools to reach them online. Full show notes: https://agencytrailblazer.com/podcast/agencylife-series-pete-everitt-so-the-agency/

Duration:00:29:43

#158 - How to be a better account manager - Jenny Plant

8/20/2018
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Account management has always been a mystery. What is Account management? Who makes the best account manager in an agency? Jenny tackles these questions with us and gives us an insight into how she got into agency life and into account management and shares what she has learned over the years. Full show notes: https://agencytrailblazer.com/podcast/how-to-be-a-better-account-manager/

Duration:00:42:03

#157 - Agency Life - Paul Lacey - Dickiebirds Studio

8/17/2018
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Meet Paul Lacey from Dickiebirds Studio. They are an award-winning WordPress & UX/UI design & development agency in the UK. They design and develop responsive WordPress websites for businesses, agencies & personal brands. Full show notes: https://agencytrailblazer.com/podcast/agencylife-series-paul-lacey-dickiebirds-studio

Duration:00:27:53

#156 - Agency Life - Oliver Martin - Wunderful Designs

8/15/2018
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Meet Oliver Martin from Wunderful Designs. Wunderful Designs is a one man band web agency, located in the South-East of Kent. He provides WordPress website design, Digital marketing and Care Plan services for small local businesses. He is also a full-time stay-at-home dad to his daughter Rosie. His wife works too so his days are filled with fatherly duties, and work whenever he can fit it in. Full show notes:...

Duration:00:16:03

#155 - How to market your content - Chris Marr

8/13/2018
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"Content is key" but without actually marketing what you have created, how do you even get eyeballs on it in the first place? Meet Chris Marr of the Content Marketing Academy. He shares with us common misunderstandings about and how we can create an effective content marketing strategy. If you are creating content but are not entirely sure how it is helping you grow your business... you need to listen to this episode. Full show notes:...

Duration:00:39:05

#154 - Agency Life - Ed Ellingham - CloudCareWP

8/10/2018
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Meet Ed Ellingham from CloudCareWP. They started in November 2014 as an IT company focusing on Phone Systems, but took a hard left turn and turned into a Web Design company. Combining his technical skills and passion for design, he was able to generate a local name in Web Design. In 2016 his wife left her job to assist in day-to-day operations, and are now bringing on a new virtual employee in India to increase their hours of operation on support tasks. Their focus today is more on the...

Duration:00:25:38

#153 - Agency Life - Kylie Martin - Kylie Martin Creative

8/8/2018
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Meet Kylie Martin from Kylie Martin Creative. She runs her own creative digital agency from her home office. They offer unique bold branding, print media and web design to small and large businesses who want to look and feel professional. Full show notes: https://agencytrailblazer.com/agencylife/agencylife-series-kylie-martin-kylie-martin-creative

Duration:00:28:11

#152 - How to care for your wellbeing - Yael Matsliak

8/6/2018
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There is so much distraction in agency life, we need to be able to focus on the present and what's going on and not let it overwhelm us. Yael unpacks with us different mindfulness; wellbeing, fitness and health techniques that we can be using to get ourselves on the right track. Full show notes: https://agencytrailblazer.com/podcast/how-to-care-for-your-wellbeing/

Duration:00:37:27