010: Casey Armstrong on Backpacking to Business Building Abroad

Today I welcomed Casey Armstrong to the show. Casey is senior vice president of Watchmaster.com, a luxury watch ecommerce company in Berlin. He’s helped grow startups, such as Mavenlink, Pivotal Tracker, and Pantheon. He also grew and sold PaleoHacks.com, and leads the online marketing for the New York Times bestselling book, The Lean Entrerpeneur.

Subscribe to Nomadic Entrepreneurs in iTunes to get today's episode!

Casey has been traveling for business all over Europe and also has backpacked across the continent. He shares his experiences and impressions of the places he has been on today’s episode. We discuss all sorts of differences between life in America and other countries.

The things we discuss on today’s episode are:

  • What’s it like working and living in Berlin
  • The benefits of working online
  • The terms “offshore” vs. “location independant”
  • The usefulness of Google’s translation tools
  • Traveling and living with kids abroad

To contact Casey you can find him on twitter @caseya or email him at casey@watchmaster.com or casey@fullstackmarketer.com.

Resources Mentioned on Today’s Episode:

Full Stack Marketer


The Lean Entrepreneur


Like the podcast? Help us!

If you enjoy these candid conversations about work, life, travel, and business, support us to keep going:

  1. Subscribe in iTunes to Nomadic Entrepreneurs
  2. Leave us a 5-star review in iTunes
  3. Share the podcast with your friends

Hopefully the fact that your show of support will keep the podcast going is reward enough for you. But we want to sweeten the deal for you even further:

After you’ve submitted your review, send an email to kai@developyourmarketing.com. Once you do, you’ll get an exclusive Roundtable Report with six Nomadic Entrepreneurs on sharing their take on some of the questions nomadic entrepreneurs get asked most frequently, like:

  • How do you get started?
  • Where should you travel?
  • How do you make an income while traveling?
  • How do you deal with the work/life balance while traveling? (You’re traveling to someone exotic and exciting, after all!)

This 6-page Roundtable Report will help you get your most pressing questions answered — and hopefully give you the encouragement to take that trip you've been dreaming about. All you need to do is:

  1. Subscribe to Nomadic Entrepreneurs in iTunes
  2. Leave a review of the show
  3. Send an email to kai@developyourmarketing.com