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This Week with Taylor & Gordon

Business & Economics Podcasts

A weekly vidcast/podcast for small businesses

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United Kingdom

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A weekly vidcast/podcast for small businesses

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English


Episodes
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Season 5 - Episode 168

7/14/2024
Long weekend taking photos Tech Rehearsal, then portrait photos, next group and so on Then I took photos during the show Then everything started all over for the next show. 3 shows on the Saturday and 2 on the Sunday Then a week of editing over 2000 photos – cropping and colour balancing Workflow for ... Read more

Duration:00:16:19

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Season 5 - Episode 167

7/11/2024
New workplace – feels like more is getting done, but food bills have gone up! Daily Standup – tell others what you did yesterday and what you plan to do today Finding a friend if you are self-employed Making a tick list between the two of you and tick them off as the day goes ... Read more

Duration:00:15:13

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Season 5 - Episode 166

6/28/2024
Splitting up your environments Work, exercise and relaxing places Difficult to get things done when the location isn’t conducive Co-Working office nearby – trialing for 6 months Gym, Office and then relaxing at home Look after your best customers 80/20 rule 80% of your business comes from 20% of your customers Deal with requests from ... Read more

Duration:00:15:55

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Season 5 - Episode 165

6/21/2024
No episode last week as we were away Wordcamp Europe 2024 A conference for WordPress users, developers, etc. This year was in Turin, Italy Contributors day – around 700 people working on making WordPress better Themes, new pattern, and accessibility checking, design inspiration First day, opening remarks, open source talk, workshops Replays available (see if ... Read more

Duration:00:18:47

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Season 5 - Episode 164

6/10/2024
Setting Yourself Up For Success Going to the gym means it’s going to be a good day Routine will be affected when away Taking gym stuff and using a local gym when away Wordcamp 2024 – Turin, Italy Meeting people I know for the first time Keynote at the end of the event possibly Exhibition ... Read more

Duration:00:12:32

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Season 5 - Episode 163

5/31/2024
Outside help for your own business Personal projects designs (Thank you Jake) No budget put aside, or time to do certain things Objective viewpoint – plus it will get done as it’s customer work for the outside help Investment in your business Collaboration works really well Talking through magic acts and web design with outside ... Read more

Duration:00:18:29

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Season 5 - Episode 162

5/24/2024
Children’s Entertainer’s Convention in Stoke on Trent Alarms that didn’t go off, phone and Alexa Lost confidence – re-evaluate the process Phones with no battery charge will also not go off… Check to make sure your systems are working Check backups, make sure they are working Fail to plan, or plan to fail Alton Towers ... Read more

Duration:00:16:10

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Season 5 - Episode 161

5/17/2024
Hi to Luke from Japan Chat GPT-4o has been released – https://openai.com/index/hello-gpt-4o/ Responds to video and photos as well as audio chat It will chat to you in a very realistic and nateral way Lots of video examples on the link – like AI talking to AI Interacting with the world around it 4o is ... Read more

Duration:00:19:29

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Season 5 - Episode 160

5/10/2024
New version of GenerateBlocks – Classes system added New Starter Site build needed Creating default pages, and setting up default styles Much easier to build new websites once this is complete Great to prevent “missing” things like a 404 page Get professionals to do the job Time consuming when creating but will save time in ... Read more

Duration:00:16:57

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Season 5 - Episode 159

5/6/2024
Facebook end groups API access This allowed us to post our videos automatically on our Facebook Group using Restream – and now we need a workaround. We now have to create a Facebook event, which gives us a streaming key which we can then use in Restream It does allow us to embed our live ... Read more

Duration:00:13:29

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Season 5 - Episode 158

4/27/2024
Visit to Budapest – the end of 12 Months of Coffee The Starbucks mug collection is still growing Future Planning – creating a new starter site Generate Blocks now has classes The starter site needs to be flexible for different types of websites and tech stacks Lots of work to create – but it’s a ... Read more

Duration:00:20:56

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Season 5 - Episode 157

4/19/2024
Time Management Set Daily Goals / Todo lists Work expands to fit the time available Set your own deadlines so tasks don’t drag on Use your time wisely Do the things that are important first Make sure to have down time Prioritise your tasks Decide what you are doing tomorrow, this evening Give jobs to ... Read more

Duration:00:15:31

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Season 5 - Episode 156

4/15/2024
No Such Thing as a Fish – great podcast – check it out – https://www.nosuchthingasafish.com/ 3D Printing – printing objects PLA+ is our choice of material Adhesion had been a problem in the past Slower first layer and a higher temp fixed it Remote holder – designed and printed Very useful for creating replacement parts, ... Read more

Duration:00:21:33

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Season 5 - Episode 155

4/5/2024
Clocks went forward – we lost an hour. Day off on Sunday at Thorpe Park WordPress 6.5 released Updating is normally a good plan – however you need to be aware that things can break with updates Make sure you have time set aside “just in case” I had a few issues that needed fixing ... Read more

Duration:00:22:26

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Season 5 - Episode 154

3/30/2024
Mobbin – https://mobbin.com/ Screenshots for each step taken on websites and apps Thousands of screenshots available – paid plan required. See how companies are designing and take inspiration from them How are visitors being trained by other websites? Using Professionals to do jobs that you don’t have the skills for Their experience is worth paying ... Read more

Duration:00:19:13

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Season 5 - Episode 153

3/22/2024
Travelling for 12 Months of Coffee, this time in Lisbon, Portugal You Are Here, Starbucks Mug collection Dashcam thoughts – Protect your assets, my car in this case Wolfbox G900, Rearview mirror replacement – https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=GErdXMITK6c Touchscreen, SD recording, Front and Rear camera Recording while parked as well Making sure other people don’t affect my business ... Read more

Duration:00:20:26

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Season 5 - Episode 152

3/8/2024
We have both been away, but we are now back… Trip to Las Vegas, helping on a booth, then went to Texas to spend time with a friend Trip to Blackpool Magic Convention – 4,500 magicians take over the whole of Blackpool Hotels and B&B’s everywhere you look Industry event – talking with other professionals, ... Read more

Duration:00:19:21

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Season 5 - Episode 151

2/9/2024
Restream – https://restream.io/ Stream a video signal to more than one platform at the same time YouTube and Facebook Group for example Other platforms that are available include X, LinkedIn, TikTok, Instagram, Twitch, Amazon Live Downside is that it takes a short period to connect to the platforms and you lose the first few seconds ... Read more

Duration:00:13:38

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Season 5 - Episode 150

2/2/2024
Chrome Incognito Mode isn’t secret – https://www.forbes.com/sites/zakdoffman/2024/01/18/new-google-chrome-update-warning-for-windows-iphone-and-android/ Trip to Barcelona for January Beautiful City – added to Starbucks Mug collection Google calendar Integration has been done – working on this for a friend for a while Issues with Authentication with Google Solution to allow the website visitor to see dynamic availability for making a booking ... Read more

Duration:00:15:26

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Season 5 - Episode 149

1/21/2024
It’s been cold !!!! Finishing off the Panto Video Editing – Issues with video capture 2024 Goals Life Slots – imaginary slots that you fill with things from your life Prevents you starting new things without finishing previous things Once the slots are full you then have to make space before adding something new Different ... Read more

Duration:00:22:00