Recent Podcast Episodes

#257: The World Backup Day Pledge

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Backing up your computers isn’t sexy, but it’s important for the long-term health of your business. So today we (once again) discuss our backup strategies, and in particular how they have changed since we last spoke about the topic. We talk about improvements that Joe has made to his backup system, and changes that Charles made to his on-site and cloud backups in light of CrashPlan discontinuing its consumer plan. Continue reading

#256: The Pied Piper of Conferences

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Today we talk about Charles’ recent trip to Darmstadt, Germany to attend FemtoConf, a conference for indie/bootstrapped/self-funded entrepreneurs. We talk about what it’s like to attend a conference with only 30 attendees, navigating a new conference community, the talks Charles attended, and all the great people he met. Continue reading

#255: Not a Fly-By-Night

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After a few months of talking and learning about business websites, we wrap up this series with a real-life example. Joe takes a look at Charles’ new RelaNet website and does a live tear-down of what he likes and what he would change. Continue reading

#254: They Can See Everybody’s Cookies

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Today we continue our series on business websites with a discussion on analytics and maintenance. We talk about how we measure who’s coming to our website, where they are coming from, the tools we use to maintain our website and save it from link rot, and more. Continue reading

#253: I Hate It When They Do That

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Today we continue our series on business websites by talking about testing. We share some of our favorite tools for testing for correct markup and CSS, how our sites look on mobile devices, the speed of our sites, and even automating some of this testing. Continue reading