Hey Web Agency Owners, Which books have made the biggest impact on your life and business? After reading 200+ business books, here are the books that changed my life the most, and the 11 things I learned from them. First my background: In 2007, I started my own web design agency by selling a $500 … Read moreTop 11 Things I Learned From Reading 200+ Business Books.
I know it’s been a crazy month for agencies, especially for cash flow — but I learned so much! One of the agencies I’m coaching just increased their sales from $18k last month (Feb) to $21k this month (during the Covid-19 epidemic too). Many other agencies across the industry were struggling to make ends meet, … Read moreHow To Grow Your Web Agency During a Crisis
Have you ever given a presentation to a client only to find out later that your best advice was taken and implemented without you? It’s important to be aware that some clients like “using” sales people for free ideas and free work. This wastes your precious time, and you need the client to value your … Read moreAvoid Abusive Agency Clients That Steal Your Valuable Information!
Hey Agency Owners and Creative Entrepreneurs, have you recently had a client chargeback? Or are you worried that your client might demand a refund? Chargebacks mainly happen when trust, delivery or communication break down. I had it happen at the worst of times, and it sucks. After a lot of struggling with this, I’ve learned … Read morePrevent Chargebacks and Lawsuits At Your Creative Agency
Hey Agency Owners and Creative Entrepreneurs, If you’re trying to close more website deals (or sell any of your agency’s services) and customers keep complaining about price, or saying “I’ll think about it”, what do you do? Fire the client? LOL. Not so fast. In many cases the client has very specific problems and needs … Read moreUse Questions to Crush Your Agency’s Sales Goals
With a gazillion CRMs out there, it’s hard to know which ones to invest into and which ones will still be around in 5 years. Additionally many CRMs take too much time to learn and too much time to input all the data … So where should you put your customer data? What if you … Read moreA FREE CRM for your Agency (that you own!)
A friend of mine recently threw up his hands in frustration and wrote “Competition has become much tougher … success stories of the past such as Amazon and Google are no longer applicable for the current crop of startups” Basically, all the good niches are taken, so it’s time to pack up and go home … Read more“All The Good Opportunities Are Already Taken.”
Once you know exactly who you are helping and have your niche dialed in, it’s way easier to attract and connect with your ideal clients. You become the expert in your niche. You know your client’s problems, pains and risks so you can provide way more value. When you are the expert, you can do … Read moreHow niching down can help your web agency scale up to $1M per year
A friend of mine who owns his own website agency recently asked if he should: (a) post his pricing publicly on his websiteor(b) hide it from the public. It’s a good question! I’ll show you which one will make you way more money… PROs of showing your pricing: It saves you time It saves your … Read more“Should I Show My Agency’s Pricing on My Website?”
After running my web agency for 12 years, I’ve learned one thing for sure: Every Lost Opportunity Costs You Money. But not in the way you’d normally think. Creative minds are already too aware of lost opportunities and so their FOMO (Fear Of Missing Out) kicks into overdrive fueling a type of insanity that turns … Read moreHow Creative Entrepreneurs Are Losing $1M To The Internet Gold Rush Every Year