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Agency Highway Podcast & Interview

Agency Highway Podcast & Interview

James Rose from Agency Highway and I discuss the costs and benefits of scoping your projects, understanding client needs, and managing client expectations. We also touched on leadership philosophy and covered some stories about successes and failures in my agency, JH Media Group.

The Best Way To Learn From Your Competitors

The Best Way To Learn From Your Competitors

“These are the companies and people you’re competing against every day!” The natural concern, of course, is that your rivals get a leg up on you and use it to push you into the dirt. But this client just sort of shrugged and said it’s all fine. Here’s why…

How to Build A WordPress Business Website Scope of Work

How to Build A WordPress Business Website Scope of Work

This is a deep dive into writing up a WordPress website scope of work. It is applicable to other kinds of content management systems but focused on WordPress. Each area will break down the amount of time it takes to do these items, show why they are necessary as well as what items can be removed. If you are an agency building a website for a client or a business that needs a new website and wants to understand what goes into building the system, this article takes you through it all.

Managing Interruptions During Your Work Day

Managing Interruptions During Your Work Day

Today’s post comes as a special request from our Brainleaf Engaged Facebook Group. The question posed deals with managing the influence that external forces have on your workday and how to manage these interruptions.

The Hiring Process That Works

The Hiring Process That Works

Our focus is on recruitment this week, and today I want to talk about the hiring process. Our process is a little bit different than most companies I’ve talked to, but it’s something that’s developed over the course of many years.