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Is Remote Work the Future of Employment?

Sean Weisbrot is a serial entrepreneur and the CEO of SideKick. Having worked remotely for the last 7 years prior to starting his secure payments and messaging app, SideKick, Sean insisted on pursuing a remote-only work policy. He firmly believed that cultivating a decentralized workforce is key to making a company attractive in many ways. Sean, what are the benefits associated with remote work? Most managers are still reluctant to go all-remote. Well, managing a remote team is often...

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Working Remotely: Is work From Home Good for Everyone?

Our guest today is Neville Mehra who runs Nampora, an all-remote digital marketing and strategy firm. Nampora is based in Washington, DC area (where Neville is from), but he’s currently working from Tbilisi, Georgia. Neville, lots of people dream of becoming digital nomads but few make the move. How does it feel to work and travel? I started working remotely as a freelancer back in 2007, and then became a digital nomad in 2012, traveling to/living in over 120 cities in 50 countrie...

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Affiliate Marketing for Startups: How to boost revenues leveraging B2B Affiliate Programs

I’ve seen lots of startup founders making the same mistake – spending all the funding they have on headcount and expensive and inefficient marketing campaigns. It gets even worse if the first version of their product is not good enough to generate revenues. Initially, lots of potential clients may be interested to try out the product because it’s new and the flow of new users may mask the high churn rate. Even more, some founders are not interested in the churn rate at all earl...

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Workplace Flexibility Boosts Remote Teams’ Loyalty

Our guest today is Chris Lacinak, President of AVP. Chris, many software companies work on a project basis. Is this why you decided to introduce remote work at AVP? Remote work initially came about at AVP in a couple of different ways that were the result of seizing the opportunity. The first was a shakeup in our software engineering team, which was originally based out of New York City. We found ourselves with a large project and the need to bring in a new team in order to be able to take...

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Is Talent Diversity the Biggest Advantage of Remote Working Arrangements?

Our guest today is Matt Secrist, the COO and Co-Founder of BKA Content, an online content writing service. BKA Content hires hundreds of remote workers from all over the U.S. and has been featured as one of the fastest-growing businesses in Utah as well as on the Inc. 5000. Over the last decade, Matt has been involved directly in establishing the hiring process for remote workers in multiple positions within the company, from executives, account managers and developers to writers and editors....