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It's No Secret with Dr T.


Each week I talk with business leaders from all over the world who openly share their small business and marketing secrets, which lead to their business success. 

Aug 19, 2019

If you've ever considered blogging for a living, then this is the episode you'll want to play again and again. Lee Huffman is from Nashville, Tennessee. He is a former financial planner and corporate finance manager who now writes about early retirement, credit cards, travel, insurance, and other personal finance topics through his website Bald Thoughts and his podcast We Travel There
 
He enjoys showing people how to travel more, spend less, and live better. When Lee is not getting his passport stamped around the world, he's researching methods to earn more miles and points towards his next vacation.
 
On this episode we discuss:
  • His blogging career
  • The importance of building relationships at conferences
  • My guest appearance on We Travel There talking about Cairns
  • Travelling frugal and using points to get more out of your travel experiences
  • Guest blogging
  • Why you must plant the seed before you can harvest
  • Treat writing for free like an internship
  • Companies that allow for blogging in their marketing budgets
  • Cold pitches
  • His FREE COURSE - showing people how to use miles and points to make their travel dreams come true
  • Websites Lee writes for ThePointsGuy.com, Choosefi.com, Supermoney.com, Financebuzz.com
  • How do you promote your blog and get more traffic to your website (using social media, friendships, speaking at conferences and blogging about it, and using hashtags such as #kimptonhotels
  • The 80:20 Rule - 80% of your time should be spent marketing your blog. 

Final Tip

To get your blogging noticed, review other peoples websites, reach out on social media and mention you could write an article to fill a whole in their content that they are missing. 

Ask, would you be interested in reading my writing. Here’s a proposed title and structure of the article. 

Initially, you will guest post for free until you build your reputation. 

You need to get your name out there on other people’s sites, then when you want to charge you can show them your body of work and where else you have written. 

If you have any questions about this podcast episode, please send me an email at tf@tysonfranklin.comor you can contact Lee Huffman via BaldThoughts.Com, his podcast We Travel There or on social media @baldthoughts and @wetravelthere

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