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Business

Save a dollar, spend 5 hours

Earlier this week I received an email that went something like this (paraphrased) My CRM used to have a native integration with another contacts app, but they’ve removed it and recommend Zapier instead. I’ve been doing this a long time and have never had to pay for another tool, so I won’t. Instead I’m thinking

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Business

Getting clients to do what you want them to do

Let’s talk about training your clients like you’d train a dog. 😏 This started from a support request for Content Snare. It went something like this We’re using Content Snare to collect content and files, but our client just keeps putting everything in Dropbox. How do I get them to use Content Snare instead? It

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Business

Favourite purchases of 2019

The end of the year got me thinking about what I’ve bought lately that made a big difference in my life or business. I went through every new purchase, subscription, tool or cost that we’ve had in 2019.  The results kind of blew my mind. As someone who is always on the lookout for awesome

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Automation

Zapier tutorial – How to get started with Zapier

In this Zapier Tutorial, you’ll learn how Zapier works and create your first Zap. You’ll also see how to generate ideas of what you can automate, because getting started is often the hardest part. Automation can save you an unbelievable amount of time. For busy business owners, this time is invaluable and can be used

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Software

SaaS validation criteria

Validating your software or SaaS idea is one of the most important steps in creating a new SaaS business.  Too often, entrepreneurs come up with what they think is a great product, spend months or years creating it, only to find that it doesn’t sell.  This post assumes you already have some SaaS project ideas. 

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Blog

3 underrated productivity tips that no one talks about

Loads of people are obsessed with getting more time out of their day. I’m one of them, which is why I spend so much time on process and automation in our business. Time saved through automation with tools like Zapier or Active Campaign can be used on higher level tasks that grow your business.  For

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Business

How conferences help grow your business

There’s one thing I look forward to more than anything. It’s something to which I can attribute almost every awesome thing that’s happened in our business. Just getting out there and meeting people at conferences When we were building websites, most conferences hit ROI within a few weeks. So the ticket price, accommodation AND flights

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Life

Buying happiness

You’ll always hear me banging on about spending money to get back time. When you see catch up with friends and ask how they have been, it’s almost a default response to say “Oh mate… SO bloody busy” Then sometimes we say back “oh that’s good!” Bullshit. Being run off your feet sucks. A couple

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Automation

Processing webhooks with Zapier

This is a follow on from a previous post What are Webhooks. If you don’t know what webhooks are, take a look at that post first them jump back here. In that post, we covered why you would want to process webhooks with Zapier. It’s because in practice, it’s very unlikely that the app that

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Automation

What are webhooks (for non-techies)

Webhooks can be pretty intimidating at first. But we can break it down into easier terms – but there will still be some technical parts that I’ll explain. Please promise me you’ll push through and not just give up as soon as anything technical is mentioned. A friend of mine likes to throw her hands

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