Our Latest Blog Posts

Below are our latest web design blog posts - simply click a title or image to read the entire story.

Learn Gravity Forms – Student Q&A Answers

I asked the students that got early-access to the Learn Gravity Forms course to submit any question they had about Gravity Forms and I would put together a video answering each question… this is that video! This is a looooonnnngggggg video (about 30 minutes) so if you are short on time you can use this…

Outsmart Carbs Report (Month 2)

See More Outsmart Carbs Monthly Reports It’s month two of Outsmart Carbs and in this month we majorly slacked off, fixed our site stats problem and made more money! The low carb train continues rolling on and were excited to share with you news about the second month in the Outsmart Carbs journey! Like last…

Outsmart Carbs Report (Month 1)

It’s been one month since we officially launched our affiliate website experiment OutsmartCarbs.com and we want to share all the numbers with you… including revenue. Part of us starting this affiliate website experiment is to be able to share with you what we are doing and what we are learning (what worked and what didn’t).…

Mechanical Turk: How we created a business machine for less than a dollar

Mechanical Turk gives your website the instant power of 200,000 people who are ready to accomplish any digital task to help grow your website. This tutorial will walk you through your first Mechanical Turk Project. I recently read the (gigantic) book by Ray Dalio named Principles. If you are not familiar with him, Ray Dalio…

Setting up Custom Post Types (and Custom Fields) using Toolset

Custom Post Types allow you to have advanced functionality in WordPress.  Combine that with custom fields and you’ve got yourself a system to create complex database driven websites. It’s one thing to create a “brochure” website. A brochure website is simply a website that looks pretty and exists to distribute information. These types of website…

Say hello to OutsmartCarbs.com

It’s one thing for us to write about designing websites… it’s another thing to actually do it and then show you exactly what we did. OutsmartCarbs.com will be our new teaching tool and great example of what’s possible. Like all great stories, this one starts with pizza. After a terrible week of clients freaking out…

Dynamic population (via URL variables) to Gravity Forms

Dynamic population in Gravity Forms is an easy way to get pieces of data from Page A to Page B… like when you order a pizza and then it gets delivered to your house.  You didn’t make the pizza at home, but yet here it is. Before we get into the HOW of dynamic population of…

Add An Announcement Bar To Your Entire WordPress Website (Without A Plugin)

An Announcement Bar is an easy way to get the word out about a limited time special offer across your entire website.  The best part is that you don’t need any additional plugins. It’s very EZ to put a message on your homepage about that special deal you are having BUT unless the visitor goes…