EP15: Building A Travel Blog, Sponsored Trips & Selling Your Own Products with Sheridan from OutsideVibes.com
Welcome to another episode of the Digital Nomad Cafe Podcast. In this episode I sit down with Sheridan Cahoon from https://www.outsidevibes.com/ & discuss what it is like building and running a travel blog, going on sponsored trips in exchange for your services as well as selling his own designs on products. We also discuss the travel blog industry as we have seen it.
Topics we discuss:How having a blog opens opportunities & travelling South East Asia.How being authentic online and documenting vs creating has helped Sheridan reach a wider audience for his website & social media.What it's like managing a blog while on the road travelling.How perfectionism can get in the way of your launch...The importance of having good values and only working with brands that align with your valuesDoing sponsored trips in Bali offering photography & video work in exchange for accommodation & experiences.Travel blogging - Seeing the industry for what it isGet in or get out! Why sometimes you have to accept the industry and either get on board with what brands look for..
Sheridans main takeaways for Digital NomadsDon't be a perfectionist! - Done is better than perfect.Don't play catch up! Try to publish content as you go - sharing the story behind the pictures vs just the polished end result
I hope you enjoy this digital nomad podcast episode!
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