64 episodes

Biz Buds is value-packed weekly discussion from successful creative entrepreneurs Mike Janda and Tom Ross. They share their journeys from struggling freelancers to both running multi 7-figure businesses, and the lessons picked up along the way.

Biz Buds Tom Ross and Mike Janda

    • Business
    • 5.0 • 24 Ratings

Biz Buds is value-packed weekly discussion from successful creative entrepreneurs Mike Janda and Tom Ross. They share their journeys from struggling freelancers to both running multi 7-figure businesses, and the lessons picked up along the way.

    Episode 1: How Mike Janda Got Started

    Episode 1: How Mike Janda Got Started

    In our first episode we talk about how Mike Janda started in his business and all the growth he has been through over the years.

    • 1 hr 30 min
    Episode 2: How Tom Ross Got Started

    Episode 2: How Tom Ross Got Started

    In this episode we talk about how Tom Ross was already an entrepreneur in his teenage years and how far he has come over the years.

    • 1 hr 32 min
    Episode 3: Relationship Marketing

    Episode 3: Relationship Marketing

    Mike and Tom dig into the importance of relationship marketing, especially for creative entrepreneurs. There is truth in the statement, "It is all about who you know." In this episode, learn how to make stronger relationships with potential clients and convert them into paying customers.

    • 1 hr 10 min
    Episode 4: Standing Out and Differentiation

    Episode 4: Standing Out and Differentiation

    Tom and Mike explore ways to help you stand out and differentiate from your competitors. Every business needs to determine what makes them unique in their market. This episode will help you learn actionable strategies to differentiate your business. 

    • 1 hr 3 min
    Episode 5: Staying Top of Mind

    Episode 5: Staying Top of Mind

    In this episode, Mike and Tom share strategies to help you stay top of mind with your customers until the moment they have a need. The cost to acquire a new customer is a lot higher than the cost resell to an existing customer. Staying top of mind is critical to the success of your business.

    • 1 hr 4 min
    Episode 6: Prioritizing Tasks

    Episode 6: Prioritizing Tasks

    As a business owner you wear a lot of hats and spin a lot of plates. In this episode, Tom and Mike chat through strategies to help you manage the diverse responsibilities in your business.

    • 48 min

Customer Reviews

5.0 out of 5
24 Ratings

24 Ratings

Mel Rye ,

So good I’m listening again

This is hands down the best podcast for entrepreneurs and those trying to start or grow a business. I listened to every episode when it first aired and am loving having a second listen 2 years later - every episode is full of helpful and most importantly - actionable - advice. Highly recommend!

Tobyloc ,

Incredibly helpful and informative

I can’t thank Tom and Mike enough for putting together this podcast. Almost everything they’ve recorded has felt relevant to me and has been a goldmine of information and direction for my career going forward. If you’re a creative of any sort I pretty much guarantee that not only will you enjoy this but it will make a difference in the way you approach your work.

ksorka ,

Amazing podcast full

Amazing podcast full of actionable tips. It’s funny too and Tom and Mike just seem like friendly amazing people. Most imortantly they know what they are talking about. Highly recommend!

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