The Agency Highway Podcast

056 – Content marketing for digital agencies with Tim Brown

July 10, 2019 - 0 Comments

Content is an amazing marketing channel that few agencies really take advantage of. In fact, today’s guest Tim Brown was at a conference where the audience were asked “Who gets leads from their website.” Only a few people raised their hand.  In this interview you’ll learn how Tim has been able to acquire a consistent … Read more

055 – Why you need to properly scope your projects with Jason Long

July 3, 2019 - 0 Comments

Jason Long heads up Brainleaf, a project scoping tool for digital agencies. He joins James to talk about why properly scoping your projects is so important, even though he hates doing it himself.  Naturally, he’s found ways to make it easier and rolled it into Brainleaf. Favourite quote from the episode: “Why are you letting … Read more

054 – How to hire a VA with Gina Horkey

June 26, 2019 - 0 Comments

Hiring a virtual assistant (VA) is the first step many people take in freeing up some time to work on bigger and better things in their business. Gina Horkey has been training VA’s and helping people find VA’s for years. In this interview you’ll learn where to hire, how to hire and when to know … Read more

053 – Creative ways to use automation in your agency

June 19, 2019 - 0 Comments

This episode digs into some places you can add automation into your agency. Automation is a great way to free up future-you’s time. There’s an upfront investment of time but it continues to pay back forever. You’ll learn some places to start thinking about automation, like onboarding, client education, feedback, getting testimonials and upselling your … Read more

052 – The importance of UX with Piccia Neri

June 12, 2019 - 0 Comments

UX is an often overlooked part of web design. Piccia Neri joins the podcast to talk about why UX is so important and how you can use it to differentiate yourself, get recurring income and build better products & websites. Topics discussed include: UX beyond the website Empathy in UX (where it all starts), never … Read more

051 – Selling SEO to your clients with Pete Everitt

June 5, 2019 - 0 Comments

SEO and websites go hand-in-hand. That’s why many agencies also offer SEO as a service to their clients. In this chat, Pete Everitt and James chat about where to start with SEO, and how to sell it to your clients more easily. — Topics include: How navigation matters in SEO Retro fitting SEO to existing … Read more

050 – Building authority with masterminds with Ronan Leonard

May 29, 2019 - 0 Comments

Masterminds are one of the most valuable things I’ve done for my business. They have provided me with great feedback, a sounding board for ideas and so much more. Ronan Leonard joins me to talk about what a mastermind is and why you’d consider joining one. We also discuss some good habits that many freelancers … Read more

049 – Working remotely and managing a team with Robby McCullough

May 22, 2019 - 0 Comments

Robby McCullough has been travelling and managing his business at the same time. This of course comes with challenges. James and Robby chat about the things they wished they knew before working remotely, managing a team while on the road and the gear they travel with. The end of the interview dives into building your … Read more

048 – Increasing your margin with David Braun

May 15, 2019 - 0 Comments

David Braun has been in the agency game since 2002. Yep. Two thousand and freaking two. He’s also a co-founder of TemplateMonster, Weblium and Drafitum, and speaks at 70+ conferences. So to say he has learned a thing or two is a massive understatement. In this chat, David and James talk about how to increase … Read more

047 – Profit metrics for agencies with Jason Andrew

May 8, 2019 - 0 Comments

Jason Andrew is a chartered accountant and has over a decade of experience as a business and corporate advisor. He works with a bunch of agencies, helping them to understand their numbers. In this interview we dig into the profit metrics agencies should be looking at, and using your numbers to know when you can … Read more