Podcast and show aimed for entrepreneurs, businesses and all hustlers who are developing an online business targeting the global marketplace. Offering advice, stories, motivation and strategy to improve results, profit, mindset and lifestyle.

#18 BWE – Stop applying for jobs, you don’t know how!

No matter how often we talk about this, the point just doesn’t seem to get across – people don’t know how, and are somehow unwilling to learn how to apply for jobs. I admit, this may sound like a rant (and it probably is), but everything that I say is in good intentions, and in […]

#17 BWE – Should you ask your clients for a deposit?

BWE is back with a new look, and the sound is gonna improve. In this episode, I answer a question from a listener – should you ask for a deposit from clients. I talk about when and why is this necessary, as well as what you should have and do before you ask for a […]

BWE Special 05 – Tips and tricks in social media marketing /w Zac Jarvis

There is a whole industry around social media marketing, and most businesses cannot exclude this type of marketing from their strategy and online presence. In social media, there are two types of marketing approaches – one is an organic, community, non-paid approach and presence, and the other is based on paid ads. What are the […]

#16 BWE – Did you have your A-HA moment?

Some people know what do they want to do for the rest of their lives already when they are kids. Some want to be doctors, some firemen, some astronauts, and some actually follow their dreams until they are achieved. For the rest of us, that A-HA moment comes much later, if at all. Well, I […]

#15 BWE – Do you want a job or do you just want money?

I know I already spoke on the topic of the importance of wanting to work, but I need to take one more pass at this from another angle. There are too many people wanting to work just because of the money. Don’t get me wrong, there is nothing wrong with being paid for your services, […]

#14 BWE – How important is project management?

Being around several companies, including my own I often thought that having a clear process of doing things, using available tools and optimizing internal management came naturally to companies and that everyone is doing this. Oh, boy was I wrong. In this episode I will touch on the various points people should think about in […]

BWE Special 04 – Simplifying Marketing with Roger Edwards

Marketing can be very complicated and complex, but it doesn’t have to be. No matter if you are a big company or a small one, everyone can benefit from taking a step back and seeing what they can simplify in their marketing. A simple approach to marketing can be much more effective, productive and easier […]

#13 BWE – Getting attention of the audience with provocative content

All the content we produce for our businesses has one major intention – to capture attention. Secondary aim can be different but capturing attention is crucial in order to do anything after that. In an overload of information, we already talked about that your content needs something engaging, intriguing or even provocative in order to […]

#12 BWE – Should you have a side job while being an entrepreneur?

You can always hear people saying that the most important thing if you’re running a business is focusing your energy and time on that, and if you are doing that while still having a side job, it will never succeed. That argument comes with the thought you are not risking enough, your ass is not […]

#11 BWE – Three Tips on Being Consistent in your Content

In one of the last episodes I talked about what it takes to produce content, but I want to focus on being able to produce consistent content and overcoming things such as lack of inspiration, getting ideas and disregarding the perfect conditions that you think are necessary to produce content. Ever get the perfect idea, […]

Special 03 – Startups and Investors: Insights from a recovering venture capitalist

A lot of entrepreneurs start off as startups, or go in the startup direction, and one of the main pain points of startups is getting investors interested in their business idea, and getting investments. There are many ways to do it, and getting investments is a full time job. So, how to do it properly, […]

#10 BWE – Why should you create content, how you do it and what kind is right for you?

Content is everything, but creating content without knowing what are you doing, just for the sake of it leads nowhere. There are many different types of content and all of them have their advantages and disadvantages. Not all content is right for you or your business. In this video I answer the Why, How and […]

#09 BWE – 4 Things to Know When Starting a Business

Most entrepreneurs fail because they underestimate the amount of time, effort and money they need to put into business. However, where you put your time and effort can also be a deciding factor. Too many times people fail because they focused on the wrong thing or they focused only on ONE right thing, and neglected […]

#08 BWE – Difference between entrepreneurs and startups /feat. Wiley Larsen

Nowadays we hear the word “startup” used for anything and everything, especially in the digital landscape. This is only partly true, and not every business can be considered as a startup. Some may disagree, and there is a point – to start any business from scratch, is a small startup but that is only a […]

Special 02 – Growing your business: Challenges for yourself and your team /w Samantha Woolven

Growing your business comes with a lot of challenges, both for yourself as an entrepreneur as well as your team. Managing team dynamics and the individuals within the growing company means that sometimes you have to recognize do you have the right team for the stage that your business is in? Are you enabling your […]

#07 – Why you shouldn’t expect marketing results in 2 weeks

Are you expecting fast results in your business? Do you change up your entire marketing strategies before they even have time to produce results – essentially burning money and throwing it down the drain? You shouldn’t! In this episode I focus on the importance of having patience in marketing and using your content long enough […]

#06 – Shit periods of being an entrepreneur

Being an entrepreneur is not always blitz, sparkle and shiny, happy people dancing around the fire. Every business has its ups and downs, as well as periods when people have a really difficult time of getting out of bed, knowing that what they do is right. In this episode, I talk about that reality and […]

#05 – Pros and Cons of Outsourcing

Outsourcing is a great way to scale business up or even down. It is a growing trend in the business world, which grew as more and more of the global marketplace became available, and through it – a more diverse, cost effective and flexible work force. Check out my view on the pros and cos […]

Special 01 – Interview with Danny Creed on Entrepreneurship and Productivity

In the first Backwater Entrepreneur Special, I interview Danny Creed, international business coach with over 20 years of experience in coaching businesses. We dive into a discussion on what it means to be an entrepreneur, mistakes, mindset, drive, productivity and tools that can help you take your business to the next level.   Danny Creed […]

#04 – Hiring people or being a one man show?

How long can you keep being a one man show in your business, and when is the time to build up your team? When that time comes, it’s time to think about do you just want to outsource, hire temp workers or full time employees. In this episode we talk about scaling your business and […]

#03 – Just start already!

Thinking about a great idea and moving from the drawing board to actually making it happen, for some people, takes ages. In a fast paced marketplace, where everything changes in a matter of days, months, you can’t wait until you have everything made to perfection. That can cost you not only time and money – […]

#02 – “Work” is not a BAD word

Working to achieve a goal, no matter what that goal is, is something you should know already. Nothing comes without you first making an action towards it, and you are the only person that can change something in your life if you do not like it. Just wanting things to change is not enough. In […]

#01 – Get into the rowboat

Welcome to the first episode of the Backwater Entrepreneur, the show that guides your business through the backwaters to the global marketplace. In this episode, I will introduce you to the podcast and my idea for it. The point is that no matter where you are, if you are aiming for the global marketplace you’re […]