36 – Exceptional Content and User Experience w/ Ben Buckwold of ESL Library

May 31, 2021 | Canada, Manitoba, Season 3, Service, Technology

Meet Ben Buckwold, CEO of ESL Library – a company empowering language teachers to teach their best class, with exceptional content and courseware for all ages and levels and a custom platform used by language teachers in more than 10,000 schools around the world. 

In this episode, CEO and Founder Ben Buckwold speaks about being the first ESL learning app in the world, knowing when to pivot, and the importance of building great content. From the staff side, we get tips for building a great team, remote morale boosting, and the positive people effects of giving back to the community. 

If you are building an online resource based business, or you want to pivot to one, be sure to tune in to this episode of Start Canada Podcast with the founder of ESL Library!

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In This Episode, You Will Learn:

  • 0:33 Meet Ben Buckwold, Founder of ESL Library
  • 8:35 Growing your tech and your content
  • 11:12 Creating the first ESL learning app in the world  
  • 18:04 Rapidly building a content library 
  • 22:30 Keeping your team motivated
  • 29:00 Working with schools
  • 34:00 SPEED ROUND
  • 38:00 Building a great team
  • 43:00 Online / remote team building
  • 49:55 Giving back to the community

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