Beers, Blokes & Business podcastPodcast032: Picking a web developer with Paul Beardsell

032: Picking a web developer with Paul Beardsell

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This week on Beers, Blokes and Business; How do I choose a web developer? A couple of our own Web dev blokes deliver the answers plus our special guest Web Developer Paul Beardsell from Carter Digital.

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Choosing a web developer – What you will learn

  • Choosing a platform Shopify, Magento, custom…
  • What is a CMS?
  • Deciding the budget
  • How much should you spend
  • Know where you are, where you want to be. and what you need
  • Meet The Bing Family
  • What are backlinks?
  • Hosting Horror Stories and how to avoid them
  • Get a checklist of want you want before you consult a developer
  • Why Brett Oaten Should Represent Jesus & Scott should get someone else.
  • Who are your customers and what do they want?
  • What do you like? Do some homework first.
  • What questions do you need to ask yourself?
  • Here’s the most expensive website in the world.
  • This Venn diagram applies to websites as well as graphic design.
  • Need more tips? Scott penned this piece on how to pick a winning web dev.

Thanks to our show sponsor – Brett Oaten Solicitors

Brett Oaten Solicitors - BBB SponsorGive Brett Oaten Solicitors a call on 02 9557 7173 or find Brett on Twitter @brettoaten and on Linkedin. He’ll actually talk to you and, for a lawyer, he’s a good bloke.

They can help anyone who uses intellectual property in their business.   He’ll do a great job for you – if he wasn’t good, stars of stage and screen wouldn’t use him, year in, year out.

Find out more at, tell him you know the Blokes

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Links and resources from this episode

  • Pingdom
  • WordPress
  • We won’t link to Wix, sorry don’t even Google it!
  • Check out what James & Paul do at Carter Digital if you are looking for a new website 
  • Want to make the next step with your ecommerce site? Contact Scott at Online Store Guys

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The beer downed by the blokes in this podcast was O’Briens Premium Lager. 

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