I can’t think of a person who lives a more glamorous marketing lifestyle than today’s guest. Every one of her YouTube videos makes me a bit jealous because they’re always shot in an exotic location (even more exotic than Columbus). Natalie Sisson, aka The Suitcase Entrepreneur, literally runs a six-figure business out of a suitcase, and she has a goal of seeing 100,000+ entrepreneurs create freedom in business and adventure in life by 2020. On today’s episode of The Marketing Lifestyle Show, Natalie talks about the incredible journey that has taken her to 68 countries and counting.
Welcome to Season 2 of The Marketing Lifestyle Show. I’m basically calling it that because I took time off and it sounds cool. HA! J/K I’ve not just had a crazy September but during that time really wanted to rediscover the podcast in a more effective way of communicating with you guys. So per the audio you’ll be listening to, we’re making a couple changes and I’m really excited about them. Let’s set this up for success, shall we?
Today’s guest interviewed me on his podcast and despite having been interviewed dozens of times, Michael O’ Neal managed to ask me questions I had never answered for an audience. In fact, he probed so deep into my thoughts, feelings and personal journey that it inspired me to devote a recent episode of The Marketing Lifestyle to just telling my story. We finally met face-to-face at the recent Podcast Movement conference in Dallas (and he was in a few videos I did there as well), where he managed to make a table of diners very uncomfortable. In this podcast, we discuss what it takes to fly solo and some of the stories of those who have made that commitment.
I’m deviating from the normal format of the Marketing Lifestyle Show this week because my email inbox is way too full. You see, my policy is to respond to every email I receive — not counting those spam emails about cheap Canadian prescription drugs. I love, love interacting with people on my email list, my social media buddies and my awesome clients. But it’s getting to be a challenge because you keep sending me great questions and comments. So today instead of doing an interview, I’m answering a few of my emails.
When I was a wee, young blogger trying to make it in this biz, I looked up to some really awesome bloggers who I wanted to be like. One of my early faves is today’s guest on the Marketing Lifestyle Show. I was a huge fan of Rachael King’s LivitLuvit blog, which was a fun, adventurous look into her life blogging around in DC. I still remember many of her entries and met a lot of my Internet friends because of our common followership of Rachael. She doesn’t blog these days because she’s a key player in not one, but two startups. On today’s episode, Rachael shares what that’s like (Spoiler: It’s not easy).