Episode 151: Becoming a digital publisher with Amanda O’Brien

Amanda O’ Brien became a full-time digital publisher in midlife, with four successful websites focusing on travel, pets and information. She’s a former marketing director at big corporations and an Australian who’s made London her home. She’s a boutique adventurer, and she’s visited over 70 countries on her travels.

We talk about:

  • What it was like for Amanda to switch from marketing director to digital publisher in midlife
  • How advertising network Mediavine works and its impact on website traffic and SEO
  • Transitioning from marketing to digital publishing
  • Amanda’s solo travel experiences and her advice for women
  • Amanda’s experience of climbing Kilimanjaro
  • The experience of feeling uncomfortable in traveling solo, but finding comfort in realizing that nobody notices or cares.
  • What Amanda likes about being an Aussie in London
  • Cultural difference between Australia and the UK
  • Bhutan culture, tourism, and aging society
  • Travel blogging, social media, and influencer marketing
  • Midlife transitions, online presence, and networking

And more!

Amanda’s websites:

theboutiqueadventurer.com | thediscerningcat.com | thedogsnobs.com | newinterestingfacts.com

Instagram | Facebook

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