If you’ve heard the term Custom Post Types (or CPT’s) being used, but never fully understood them— then this is the show for you! Paul
Kyle Van Deusen
Today we’re trying out a slightly different format! In this show Kyle and I discuss one thing what’s been happening in each of our businesses.
All three of us began our design careers focusing primarily on some form of flat graphic design, be it branding, t-shirt design, or print design, but found ourselves for one reason or another leaning further into web based design as our individual businesses grew… how come? Listen/watch to find out!
Today we’re joined by Pete Everitt and Jeffery Patch to chat about how they’ve teamed up to bring you their take on how outsourced search engine optimization services should be done. Their proactive approach to building your clients SEO is like none other.
Hannah Smith joins us to discuss easy ways we can operate our agencies to reduce our carbon footprint. While the environmental impact of running a digital agency might have never crossed your mind, the amount of data you are responsible for is actually quite astounding. Being conscious of the impact your agency has doesn’t mean you have to stop being efficient, however.
Learn more about converting your WordPress website into a faster, more secure static HTML site, what types of website are best suited, and how it all works in this week’s episode!
Nathan Ingram (coach, speaker, trainer, author, and agency owner) joins us to talk about the ‘Friday Email Strategy’ and how this simple, weekly email and drastically improve client communications and help give you your weekends back!
Kyle and Matt chat about a recent request from one of Kyle’s clients. They requested to be sent maintenance reports on a regular schedule. Is it worth spending the time setting them up and sending them out or is it a waste of time and energy that could be better spent elsewhere?
Piccia Neri stops by The Admin Bar to discuss with us THE most important part of good user experience: designing with empathy. Every once in a while it feels good to flex our design or development skills— but if it doesn’t benefit the user, are we actually doing any good?
Jennifer Moss runs a small-town agency, and for years has dove into the challenges living and working in a small community can bring. How do you grow an agency with a limited pool of local clients? How important is your reputation? What steps has she taken to make her agency successful? Find out in this week’s episode!
Christopher and Jenny Schell have created a truly unique brand in the often carbon copy web agency space. Their company, Design Rangers, has a instantly identifiable identity that helps differentiate them from other agencies, and attracts their ideal client.
What is the end game for your agency? Do you plan on your last days spend behind the keyboard? Moving on to something else “one day”? Or can you build the kind of agency people pay good money for?
If you’re like me, the last thing you want to do is stop down your day to deal with website security—but at the same time you realize this is an aspect of your web agency that is vital you get right.
Does the thought of building your first eCommerce site on WordPress give you some unease? I know the first time I installed WooCommerce I felt way out of my league. But really, it’s not too hard!
Sometimes, when we talk to clients, it’s like we’re speaking an entirely different language. Not only does this make getting content, and making changes to websites difficult for us, but it’s also really frustrating for your client. That’s exactly what our guest, Vito Peleg, discovered when he was growing his agency. And that’s what let him to ultimately develop a solution.
The folks at Termageddon (a privacy lawyer and web agency owner turned engaged couple) have come up with an amazing, automated way to not only generate legally-solid policies, but to keep them updated as laws constantly change without lifting a finger.
This weeks guest, Chantal Edouard-Betsy, had an agency just like the rest of us… doing a little bit of everything for everyone. Realizing the challenges that came along with that, she knew something needed to change. That’s when she launched ‘1 Day Webs’ and began building complete websites in just a day.
There’s a natural cycle you and your client go through during the life of your project. It’s actually not all that different than any relationship
Jim Galiano lives by the motto of “less moving parts” something that I am adapting more and more each day. This approach to your agency helps give you clarity, focus, and control over all aspects from the clients you work with, to your tech stack, marketing, and income.Today we talk about how to build a better sales system… One that helps you seek out the right prospects, saves you time, AND connects with your clients better than ever before!
You might work a lot in a certain industry, market, or niche, but ultimately no two customers are alike. This is an important thing to
You know good design when you see it… but you can’t seem to replicate it in your own work…Well, my friend Laura Elizabeth has been on a mission to teach developers (and really anyone who doesn’t consider themselves a ‘designer’) the fundamentals of design so you can create products that solve a problem AND look great.
Neville Medhora is joining us to talk about the importance of copy (or Kopy) and how YOU can improve your skills to turn better projects.
Many of us rely on “local” business to keep us busy… but it’s a big world out there, and not everyone has that luxury. This week we’re talking to Davinder Singh Kainth who has been running a wildly successful agency for years- completely remote! Learn how he finds and works with clients from a distance.
WordPress is great, but let’s face it… the options for split testing a WordPress site (especially one using a page builder) is pretty awful… until now. Join us with our guest Adam Lacey this week on The Admin Bar – Ep. 19: Split Testing for WordPress (Just Got Easy).
We all understand how outsourcing can help our agency make better use of your time, increase revenue, and deliver better results… but finding reliable & trustworthy partners can be difficult. Our guest in Episode 18 (and TAB top-contributor) Chris Castillo has launched a new way you can find (and become) the right outsourcing partner.
Do you struggle to get clients on board to finish projects on time? You know all that time waiting is eating into your profits, right? . On Episode 17 of The Admin Bar we’re going to visit with Beth Lyles Livingston who has the “secret sauce” to finishing projects on time & on budget! . Beth specializes in helping WordPress professionals with project management principles and techniques from proposal to final sign-off.
Many of you have asked about how we set up our TAB live streams, so this week, Kyle and I have put together an overview of our process. From the very basics of setting OBS up, to creating the background slate, and finally adding video feeds and streaming to FB live, we’ve got you covered!
Laura has come out with some amazing products that solve many of the problems agencies have. She will be joining us to share some insight on how and why she developed these solutions, as well as some pointers on how to implement them into your own workflow.
No matter if you work alone from your home, or are managing a growing team, achieving a healthy work-life balance is extremely difficult for the entrepreneur. This week we’ll be discussing our successes and failures in setting priorities, time management, and avoiding burnout.
In this episode of The Admin Bar we have the one and only Kim Doyal! We’ll be discussing content creating for creatives and agency owners, how and why to implement it and what kind of content produces great results for both current clients as well as prospects!
This week on The Admin Bar we’re touching base with Dan Maybe of WP&UP. What Dan is doing is not only amazing, but also extremely needed within the WordPress community. learn more about WP&UP, and the task Dan has taken up to keep the WordPress community happy and healthy!
This week we’re joined by Imogen Allen and Leanne Mitton. Working for yourself, by yourself can be a struggle. But these two have cracked the code on how to keep their businesses on track. Learn about how their accountability relationship is helping them achieve their goals and grow their business.
Not everyone hits their stride the first time out of the gate. Sometimes learning to pivot and course correct as your business and skill set evolve is just as important as pushing through rough patches. This week’s Admin Bar episode, we’re speaking with Liam Clisham of Five31, who’s done just this with his own career. We’ll learn where he started, what course corrections he’s made along the way, and where he finds his business now. It’s quite a story!
https://theadminbar.com/cartflows Tools like WooCommerce for WordPress have a powerful ecosystem, but the front-end options are very limited. CartFlows is a revolutionary new plugin that will
We got the first episode in the can! While this one isn’t live, it was done in one take This is just a little intro and a “get to know us” episode. Learn a little bit more about how we plan on bringing some value to the community and all the fun topics we’re going to be coveringRemember to share The Admin Bar love! The more folks we have here the more we’ll all learn and grow!