Season 05 Episode 12 – Jun 14, 2022  
30:54 Show Notes

Contract Opinions From Not a Lawyer

We talk to Tim Scollick about working with freelancers and agencies both using and not using a contract.

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Season 05 Episode 08 – Apr 19, 2022  
39:32 Show Notes

11 Things to avoid doing on your website

We discuss various things to avoid doing with your website and why they are not a good idea.

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Season 05 Episode 05 – Mar 08, 2022  
53:54 Show Notes

Starting my own Website with Bill Campbell

We talk with Bill Campbell, one of our subscribers, about the process of planning his website and then working with a web developer and hosting.

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Season 04 Episode 12 – Jul 06, 2021  
1:14:56 Show Notes

Pimp Your Typography

Time to pimp your website typography with Oliver Schöndorfer. Learn the fundementals of typography and why it matters to your website and message.

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Season 04 Episode 10 – May 25, 2021  
54:10 Show Notes

Wordpress

We talk to Laura Bailey of Revy Web Design all about Wordpress, her journey from IT technical support in the UK to running a Wordpress agency with employees in a small town in British Columbia Canada.

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Season 04 Episode 09 – Apr 13, 2021  
1:03:57 Show Notes

Website Optimization and Speed

Website optimization expert Andrew Welch discusses optimizing your website performance and speed.

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Season 04 Episode 08 – Mar 30, 2021  
32:53 Show Notes

Alternatives to Google Analytics

Returning guest Angie Herrara discusses alternatives to google analytics for tracking website visitors. We discuss Fathom Analytics and Stat Counter.

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Season 04 Episode 07 – Mar 16, 2021  
38:39 Show Notes

Content Marketing

In this episode Mike and Sean talk with returning guest Gaurav about content marketing; what it is, why it's important, and how to do it.

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Season 04 Episode 06 – Mar 02, 2021  
35:10 Show Notes

How to improve your website without doing a full redesign

In this episode Mike and Sean discuss various things you can do to improve your existing website without doing a complete redesign and rebuild.

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Season 04 Episode 05 – Feb 16, 2021  
39:21 Show Notes

Accessibility

We discuss accessibility, with Matsuko Friedland, in websites, why it's important both for users and website owners, as well as some tips on how to ensure your website is accessible.

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Season 04 Episode 04 – Feb 02, 2021  
46:35 Show Notes

Content Strategy

Today Marlene Oliveira of moflow discusses the value of conducting a website content strategy, and why you should do it before anything else.

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Season 04 Episode 03 – Jan 19, 2021  
56:28 Show Notes

Red Flags

In this episode Sean and Mike discuss red flags to be aware of when looking for a web developer. Conversely we also talk about things that clients do that are red flags for web developers.

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Season 04 Episode 02 – Jan 05, 2021  
36:37 Show Notes

How to Talk to Your Web Developer

In this episode Sean and Mike talk with Amanda Lutz about how to talk with your web developer.

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Season 04 Episode 01 – Oct 06, 2020  
21:48 Show Notes

Click Here

In this episode we talk about why using Click Here for link text is bad practice. We then briefly go over the remaining episode topics that are planned for season four.

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Season 03 Episode 11 – Aug 11, 2020  
00:19:54 Show Notes

Own Your Content

Sean and Mike talk about the value of having your own website rather than just social media accounts.

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Season 03 Episode 10 – Jul 28, 2020  
23:23 Show Notes

Content Audits

Mike and Sean discuss what a content audit is and why you should perform one.

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Season 03 Episode 09 – Jul 14, 2020  
17:41 Show Notes

Maintenance Plans

Sean and Mike discuss the benefits of having a regular maintenance plan for your website, and having a Web developer on a retainer contract.

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Season 03 Episode 08 – Jun 30, 2020  
13:00 Show Notes

Email

Mike and Sean discuss best practices for creating email accounts to represent your business.

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Season 03 Episode 07 – Jun 16, 2020  
33:36 Show Notes

Backups

Do you have a backup strategy for your website? If you value your website content, you need to have regular backups. In this episode, Sean and Mike discuss what a backup strategy is, why you need one, and what options are available to make it happen.

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Season 03 Episode 06 – Jun 02, 2020  
23:58 Show Notes

There's a plugin for that

Mike and Sean discuss the pros and cons of extending a content management system with plugins.

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Season 03 Episode 04 – May 05, 2020  
35:31 Show Notes

Using Video

In this episode we talk with Peter Kelly about using video on your website and why you should have a video.

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Season 03 Episode 01 – Apr 07, 2020  
23:41 Show Notes

Do You Really Need a Website

Sean and Mike discuss the idea that not every business requires a website.

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Season 02 Episode 10 – Oct 22, 2019  
59:47 Show Notes

Ecommerce with Shopify

In this episode we talk with Mark Poppen, owner of Funky Moose Records, about running a ecommerce website with physical product using shopify.

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Season 02 Episode 09 – Oct 08, 2019  
48:03 Show Notes

Photography and Stock Photos

In this episode Sean and Mike discuss the ins and outs of photography and stock photos for your website. How to choose imagery, where to find it, how to edit it and more.

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Season 02 Episode 08 – Sep 24, 2019  
35:57 Show Notes

Copy Editing and Copy Writing

In this episode we talk with Guarav Iyer all about copy editing and writing. Guarav has extensive experience with professional writing including a background in journalism, including writing for the Motley Fool.

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Season 02 Episode 07 – Sep 10, 2019  
21:16 Show Notes

Minimal Viable Product

In this episode Mike and Sean discuss what a minimal viable product is and what the pros and cons of launching a website as an MVP are.

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Season 02 Episode 06 – Aug 27, 2019  
33:27 Show Notes

Web Jargon Part Two

In this second episode on web jargon Sean and Mike explain web terminology that every website owner should be familiar with. This will help when working with a developer or when DIY your website.

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Season 02 Episode 05 – Aug 13, 2019  
34:17 Show Notes

Web Jargon Part One

In this episode Sean and Mike explain web jargon that every website owner should be familiar with. This will help when working with a developer or when DIY your website.

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Season 02 Episode 04 – Jul 30, 2019  
42:35 Show Notes

How Much Does a Website Cost

In this episode Sean Smith and Mike Mella discuss how much a website costs and why the real answer is "It Depends"

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Season 02 Episode 03 – Jul 16, 2019  
38:35 Show Notes

How to Choose a Web Developer or Agency

In this episode I talk with Angie Herrara of Block 81 about how to choose a web developer or agency. This could be due to your relationship with your current developer isn't working out or because your business website needs have grown beyond what you can do by yourself.

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Season 02 Episode 02 – Jul 02, 2019  
51:13 Show Notes

Web Hosting 101

Nevin Lyne and Sean discuss the ins and outs of webhosting, including shared hosting, vps hosting, dedicated hosting, and recommendations of offsite backups.

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Season 01 Episode 10 – Apr 09, 2019  
50:24 Show Notes

DIY Vs Bespoke

In this episode we discuss the pros and cons of do it yourself (DIY) vs a custom bespoke design. We also talk about when DIY is the correct approach and when it may be time to switch from DIY to a bespoke website.

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Season 01 Episode 09 – Mar 26, 2019  
44:42 Show Notes

Accessibility - Why It's Important

In this episode I talk with Emily Lewis and Lea Alcantara about website accessibility. What it is, why it's important, and how it is more than just websites for blind people.

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Season 01 Episode 08 – Mar 12, 2019  
45:26 Show Notes

What is a Landing Page

In this episode I talk with Isaac Rudansky about what a landing page is and how to get the most out of landing pages for your business.

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Season 01 Episode 07 – Feb 26, 2019  
54:01 Show Notes

PR & Marketing

What is PR and Marketing - a look at the traditional approach and then a discussion of how Lyndon is turning that approach upside down.

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Season 01 Episode 06 – Feb 12, 2019  
58:32 Show Notes

PPC 101 (Pay Per click)

I talk with Dan wood on pay per click advertising and google adwords. It's much more fascinating than it sounds.

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Season 01 Episode 05 – Jan 29, 2019  
1:0:41 Show Notes

SEO 101

A discussion with Luke Stevens talking about the basics of SEO including advice on how to improve your SEO as well as what to avoid and how to choose an SEO specialist.

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Season 01 Episode 04 – Jan 14, 2019  
44:12 Show Notes

Websites Benefit from Continual Development

In this episode Andrew and I talk about why websites need to be continually developed and maintained contrary to expectations of one and done.

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Season 01 Episode 03 – Jan 11, 2019  
42:23 Show Notes

Web Design Shortcuts You Should Never Take

In this episode myself and Mike Mella discuss several webdesign shortcuts you should never take and the reasons why many businesses continue to make these mistakes.

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Season 01 Episode 02 – Jan 08, 2019  
47:24 Show Notes

Planning, Structure, Goals

In this episode we discuss project management and the various strategies and tools that will help you to with building a successful website.

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