Understanding What Your Success Looks Like

This week we’re revisiting Emma Davidson’s episode, former Citibank trader and now Hedge Fund Director.  
In this episode, she shares his entrepreneurial journey,  secrets to early success in her career, the importance of getting stuck in and not letting pride get in the way and truly understanding what success looks like to her. 
If you have a question that you would like answered, email them over to our podcast producer Rosie at Rosie@stakester.com   
 #startup #businesstips #founder 
If you want to join us on the show, then fill in the “Pitch to Us” form on the Back Yourself Show website!    
This is your chance to get your interesting and innovative business in front of a global audience, where you can talk ‘growth and development with Tom Fairey: a founder who has been there and done that.    
Website – http://backyourself.show/

How to Build a Company for Success

This week we’re revisiting Eamonn Carey’s episode, he’s the former MD of TechStars. 
In this episode, he shares his entrepreneurial journey, the secrets of what early-stage investors (like himself) look for in founders and how to build a company for success. 
If you have a question that you would like answered, email them over to our podcast producer Rosie at Rosie@stakester.com 
 #startup #businesstips #founder 
If you want to join us on the show, then fill in the “Pitch to Us” form on the Back Yourself Show website!  
This is your chance to get your interesting and innovative business in front of a global audience, where you can talk ‘growth and development’ with Tom Fairey: a founder who has been there and done that.  Website – http://backyourself.show/

How to Raise Early Stage Investment Effectively

This week we’re revisiting Anthony Rose’s epsidoe, he’s the former head of BBC iPlayer and the founder of SeedLegals. 
In this episode, he gives game-changing tips on product development, how to raise early-stage investment effectively and why the stats suggest having military grade focus is key to startup success.
If you have a question that you would like answered, email them over to our podcast producer Rosie at Rosie@stakester.com  #startup #businesstips #founder
If you want to join us on the show, then fill in the “Pitch to Us” form on the Back Yourself Show website!
This is your chance to get your interesting and innovative business in front of a global audience, where you can talk ‘growth and development’ with Tom Fairey: a founder who has been there and done that.
Website – http://backyourself.show/

Anyone Can Become an Entrepreneur No Matter Your Background

This week we’re revisiting Samantha Hornsby and Mae Yip’s episode, the founders of Eric. 
Today, you will hear how two best friends took very different paths, but ultimately knew they needed to solve a problem in the world. So they gave up successful careers to go it alone, together. Now they run ERIC, the largest creative careers festival in the UK and are pivoting to create market-changing tech. 
If you’re looking for inspiring advice on how anyone can make it and why your background means nothing, look no further! 
If you have a question that you would like answered, email them over to our podcast producer Rosie at Rosie@stakester.com  #startup #businesstips #founder
If you want to join us on the show, then fill in the “Pitch to Us” form on the Back Yourself Show website!
This is your chance to get your interesting and innovative business in front of a global audience, where you can talk ‘growth and development’ with Tom Fairey: a founder who has been there and done that.
Website – http://backyourself.show/

How to Go From 0 to £1.8 Million a Month in 17 Months

This week we are revisiting Brie Read and Tom Martin’s episode,  the Founders of Snag Tights. They took an embarrassing event and used empathy and relentless experimentation to create a Startup that within two years takes over 3000 orders and £2m in revenue a month.
If you’re looking for practical tips on how to start an online clothing business, how to use Facebook advertising effectively and how to speak to your customers, you’re in the right place. 
If you have a question that you would like answered, email them over to our podcast producer Rosie at Rosie@stakester.com  #startup #businesstips #founder
If you want to join us on the show, then fill in the “Pitch to Us” form on the Back Yourself Show website!
This is your chance to get your interesting and innovative business in front of a global audience, where you can talk ‘growth and development’ with Tom Fairey: a founder who has been there and done that.
Website – http://backyourself.show/

How to Be the Architect of Your Own Life

This week we’re dusting off the cobwebs on some of our first-ever podcasts and revisiting them so we can reshare some of their untapped wisdom.
Today, we start with Alex Dunsdon’s episode. He’s a founder, investor and part-time philosopher, and in this episode, he shared his vast knowledge of all things entrepreneurship and investing.
If you have a question that you would like answered, email them over to our podcast producer Rosie at Rosie@stakester.com  #startup #businesstips #founder
If you want to join us on the show, then fill in the “Pitch to Us” form on the Back Yourself Show website!
This is your chance to get your interesting and innovative business in front of a global audience, where you can talk ‘growth and development’ with Tom Fairey: a founder who has been there and done that.
Website – http://backyourself.show/

How to Ace Marketing and Grow Your Business

This week we are collecting together all of series 4’s amazing marketing tips and compiling them into one bite-size episode. In this episode, we are going over: How to listen to your customers effectively, how to hire an amazing head of marketing, how to ask your customer’s open-ended questions and how to use influencer marketing to grow your business. 
If you’re looking for practical tips on how to market your product effectively and grow your business, you’re in the right place. 
The episode’s mentioned: 
Why You Should Be Proud to Steal Marketing Strategies with Lottie Unwin 
How to Build an Iconic Brand with Hugo Cornejo 
Scaling the Unscalable with Disruptive Marketing Tips with Eric Fulwiler 
How to Make Your Product Easy to Sell with Dana Publicover 
The Power of Influencer Marketing with Jennifer Quigley-Jones 
If you have a question that you would like answered, email them over to our podcast producer Rosie at Rosie@stakester.com  #startup #businesstips #founder
If you want to join us on the show, then fill in the “Pitch to Us” form on the Back Yourself Show website!
This is your chance to get your interesting and innovative business in front of a global audience, where you can talk ‘growth and development’ with Tom Fairey: a founder who has been there and done that.
Website – http://backyourself.show/

How to Start a Company in an Industry You’re Not Experienced In

My guest this week is Alice Ursini the founder of UMA
In this episode, Alice shares how she started a company with her friend in a sector she knew nothing about, but that fact worked to her advantage as to how having an outsider look at things made the company a success.  She shares all of her secrets on how to talk to your customer when they are children and what are the biggest mistakes a founder can make when building a company for children.
Alice also shares how got onto TechStars and how to effectively network.
This episode is packed filled with so much information make sure you check it out.
0:00 Introduction
6:00 Why she started her business
How to start a business when you’re not trained in it
17:30 How to get on TechStars
19:15 speaking to customers when they are children
26:00 What is it like starting a business with a friend
30:00 How to network effectively
35:00 Startup Hack
If you have a question that you would like answered, email them over to our podcast producer Rosie at Rosie@stakester.com  #startup #businesstips #founder
If you want to join us on the show, then fill in the “Pitch to Us” form on the Back Yourself Show website!
This is your chance to get your interesting and innovative business in front of a global audience, where you can talk ‘growth and development’ with Tom Fairey: a founder who has been there and done that.
Website – http://backyourself.show/

How to Make Your Product Easy to Sell

My guest this week is Dana Publicover the founder of Publicover & Co. 
In this episode, Dana shares everything about how to sell your product, from how to simplify your product or service, how to prepare for a sales pitch, to how to effectively speak to your customer and use the data to sell them your product.  
Dana also shares the secrets of how she landed herself massive clients like Nassa, Google and McKinsey. 
If you’re looking to find out about everything to do with how to sell your product, you’re in the right place.   
0:00 Introduction 
1:14 How to make you’re sh*t easier to sell  
4:00 How to simplify your service or product to sell 
6:00 How Dana landed huge clients like Google, Nassa and McKinsey 
9:00 What is the first thing I should do when preparing for a sales pitch  
10:00 How to ask your customer open ending questions 
13:45 How to use the customer’s language to market your product  
18:30 What is the work difference between the US and German  
22:30 Startup Hack  
If you have a question that you would like answered, email them over to our podcast producer Rosie at Rosie@stakester.com 
#startup #businesstips #founder  
If you want to join us on the show, then fill in the “Pitch to Us” form on the Back Yourself Show website!  
This is your chance to get your interesting and innovative business in front of a global audience, where you can talk ‘growth and development’ with Tom Fairey: a founder who has been there and done that.  Website – http://backyourself.show/

The Power of Influencer Marketing

My guest this week is Jennifer Quigley-Jones the CEO & founder of Digital Voices. 
In this episode,  Jennifer shares everything about influencer marketing, why startups should use influencers, how influencers can grow your business, and how it’s great to gain trust and credibility in early-stage startups. 
Jennifer also dives into what should startups look for in an influencer to promote their brand and the biggest question of them all – should startups invest in small or huge influencers.
If you’re looking to find out about everything to do with influencer marketing, you’re in the right place.  
0:00 Introduction 
1:10 What is influencer marketing? 
4:40 What should a startup be looking for with an influencer? 
9:00 How should startups reach out to influencers? 
12:00 How to do brief an influence on what you want 
16:20 Who are the best types of companies that should be doing influencer marketing?  19:00 How do you monetize your audience? 
26:00 What is the key to learning from working with big brands? 
28:30 How do you grow a platform? 
32:00 Startup Hack 
If you have a question that you would like answered, email them over to our podcast producer Rosie at Rosie@stakester.com  
#startup #businesstips #founder 
If you want to join us on the show, then fill in the “Pitch to Us” form on the Back Yourself Show website!  
This is your chance to get your interesting and innovative business in front of a global audience, where you can talk ‘growth and development’ with Tom Fairey: a founder who has been there and done that.  
Website – http://backyourself.show/