The RV Entrepreneur with Heath Padgett

The RV Entrepreneur with Heath Padgett

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72: Should You Pay Off Debt Before You Start Traveling?
Jun 20 • 37 min
Debt vs Travel
71: Don’t Wait to Live Your Life
Jun 17 • 6 min
A kick in the pants
70: Inn Town Campground And the Power of Story Telling for Your Business
Jun 13 • 51 min
Creating Mega Fans
69: What We’d Do Differently from Our First 6 Months of RVing
Jun 10 • 15 min
Bonehead mistakes
68: Building an Email List While Traveling: How to Get Your First 1k Subscribers
Jun 6 • 45 min
0 to 1k Subscribers
67: Is It Possible to Launch a Start Up While RVing?
Jun 2 • 12 min
Am I crazy?
66: Networking on the Road, Triathlons, and Nomadic Newlyweds
May 30 • 44 min
They eloped.
65: The Quickest Way to Monetize a Travel Blog
May 26 • 13 min
Sell Something
64: How to Find Companies Who Will Pay You to Travel
May 23 • 54 min
Travel Sponsorships
63: 21 Questions Everyone Asks us About Living in an RV
May 19 • 16 min
Most Common RV Life Questions
0062: Road Life Fitness and How Not to be a Lazy Bum While Traveling
May 16 • 46 min
Staying Fit on the Road
0061: What Happens When We Quit RVing?
May 12 • 13 min
The day will come. In this short episode I talk about what happens the day we decide to quit this whole RV life. What happens to all the work we’ve put into this community, our blog, and everything else?
0060: From Idea to Revenue with Harvest Hosts
May 9 • 39 min
Today on the podcast, I am interviewing Kim Greene from Harvest Hosts, a collection of farms and wineries across the country that allow you to come and stay overnight for free. Kim and her husband Don have visited over 80 … Read More
0059: How to Negotiate Lower (or Free) Camping Fees
May 5 • 9 min
A few things we talk about on this episode: The introduction of mini episodes on the RV Entrepreneur How to save hundreds of dollars on your monthly camping fees Why you should be negotiate lower campground fees Top three tips … Read More
0058: How to Start and Monetize a YouTube Channel from Scratch
May 2 • 52 min
Today on the podcast, I am interviewing Kali from The Freedom Theory on Youtube. Kali and her husband Josh have been RVing for 2 years now in their fifth wheel. During this time, she has published hundreds of travel vlogs … Read More
0057: Being a Creative on The Road: Motivation, Selling Photos, and Not Giving Up
Apr 26 • 50 min
Today’s Episode is Sponsored by WeBoost Today on the podcast, I am interviewing Joe Hendricks, an award-winning photographer who has been rving with his wife Rhonda and his son Austin for over a year. While on the road, he has … Read More
0056: The Greetings Tour: Meet the Couple Who is Painting Across America
Apr 18 • 46 min
Today on the podcast, I am interviewing mural artist Victor Ving and photographer Lisa Beggs from The Greetings Tour, who have been traveling in their RV for the past 2 years creating interactive murals inspired by vintage,
0055: Redefining Rules for Success and Finding Your Flow with Jill Sessa (Part 2)
Apr 11 • 53 min
Today on the podcast is another live recording from the RV Entrepreneur Summit with Jill Sessa. In this episode, Jill talks about finding your flow, how she turns on the tap of client work while she’s out on the road … Read More
0054: But Where Do You Poop? Thoughts on Being a Digital Nomad and Tiny Ass Living
Apr 4 • 63 min
Today on the podcast, I am interviewing Adam Norrell from the Tiny Ass Camper blog. Adam lives in a tiny ass 17 foot Casita trailer with his wife Jenn, their daughter Imogen, and their chihuahua Dakota. To fund their travel … Read More
0053: How to Harness the Power of Social Media for Business with RV Wanderlust
Mar 28 • 57 min
Today on the podcast is a live recording from The RV Entrepreneur Summit with Eric and Brittany Highland from RV Wanderlust. Eric and Brittany are social media pro’s and cover a wide rang of social media strategies in this episode. … Read More
0052: Starting a Van Life Business, Leaving 9-5’s, and Finding the First Customer
Mar 21 • 56 min
Today on the podcast, I am interviewing Ian Horgan from Wayfarer Vans. Wayfarer Vans makes plug-in-play camper kits for specific types of vans. Ian left his job a year ago at RVC Hospitality, who owns 10 campgrounds across the country, … Read More
0051: RVShare on Validating Business Ideas, Initial SEO Traction and RV Sharing
Mar 14 • 57 min
Today on the podcast, I am interviewing Joel Clark. Joel is the co-founder of RVShare, the largest peer-to-peer RV rental site currently in the RV industry. For those of you who do not know, peer-to-peer RV rentals is when you … Read More
0050: 12 Things We Learned During the First RV Entrepreneur Summit
Mar 7 • 34 min
Last week we hosted the first RV Entrepreneur Summit in Fredericksburg, Texas. We met 120 nomadic entrepreneurs, made tons of new friends and were forced outside our comfort zone in a huge way. If you weren’t able to make it … Read More
0049: Making the Transition to Full-Time Travel with Life Among Pines
Mar 1 • 44 min
Today on the podcast, I am interviewing Brendan and Sam from Life Among Pines. Before hitting the road two months ago, Brendan and Sam both started their own businesses. Brendan used his 5 years of ecommerce experience to start an … Read More
0048: Building an Amazon FBA Business from Your RV
Feb 21 • 55 min
Today on the podcast, I am interviewing Jason Wyatt, a fulltime RVer and retail arbitrage specialist. Retail arbitrage is buying products for a low cost from places like stores or flea markets and flipping them on Amazon for a profit. … Read More
0047: Less Junk, More Journey on Building 40k Youtube Fans in Less Than a Year
Feb 14 • 50 min
Today on the podcast, I am interviewing Nathan and Marissa from Less Junk, More Journey. Nathan, Marissa, and their daughter Hensley have been RVing around the country for the past year and recently upgraded to a sweet Airstream. In addition … Read
0046: Lessons from One Year of Full-Time RVing and Handling Taxes as an RV Entrepreneur
Feb 7 • 52 min
Today on the podcast, I am interviewing Adam Nubern from NuVentureTravels.com and NuVenture CPA. Adam and his wife Lindsey have been traveling around the country for the last year in Bernadette, their 2009 Casita trailer.
0045: From Zero to Travel: The Fastest Route to Becoming Location Independent
Jan 31 • 50 min
Today’s episode is sponsored by Campground Booking. Today on the podcast, I am interviewing Jason Moore, host of the Zero to Travel podcast – one of the top-ranked travel podcasts in iTunes. Jason is also co-founder of Location Indie, a … Read Mor
0044: How Jordan is Spending the Year Playing the Top 100 Golf Courses
Jan 24 • 69 min
Today’s episode is sponsored by CampgroundBooking.com. This year Jordan is playing Golf Digest’s 100 Top Golf Courses in America. A few years ago Jordan and Brittany left their jobs in the finance world to pursue their dream jobs — Brittany … Read
0043: How I Freed Up My Time to Travel, Podcast, and Start a Software Company
Jan 17 • 46 min
Today’s podcast format is a little different…I’m actually being interviewed this time by my friend Kevin Holesh. Last year I interviewed Kevin on episode 10, where we talked about Moment, the popular iPhone app he built that now has over … Read Mo
0042: How to Build and Grow a Membership Community with Kimberly from Fulltime Families
Jan 10 • 47 min
Today on the podcast, I am interviewing Kimberly Travaglino. In 2010, Kimberly and her husband Chris founded Fulltime Families, which is a website created to provide solutions to the questions and challenges of full time traveling families.
0041: Answering Listener Questions With Heath and Alyssa
Jan 3 • 45 min
Today on the podcast, back by popular demand, I’m interviewing my wife, Alyssa. Alyssa and I run a Facebook group called Make Money and RV, which is a resource for people who are transitioning into the full-time travel lifestyle. Each … Read More
0040: How David Blackmon Built a WordPress Theme Company from His RV
Dec 29, 2016 • 45 min
Today on podcast, I’m interviewing David Blackmon. David is an explorer and a traveler, web developer, and a creative free spirit that enjoys learning and sharing his knowledge with the world. He travels full time with his wife,
0039: How Eric Hannan Built a Social Media Marketing Company from His RV
Dec 20, 2016 • 50 min
Today on podcast, I’m interviewing Eric Hannan from Shorelooksnice.com. Eric and his wife Danielle have been traveling around the United States in their Road Warrior 5th wheel since June of 2014. Eric previously ran his own direct marketing company
0038: How to Save Money, Retire Early, and Go RVing with JD Roth
Dec 18, 2016 • 56 min
This episode is all about how to save money, retire early and go RVing with JD Roth Today on podcast, I’m interviewing J.D. Roth. In 2006, J.D. launched a blog called Get Rich Slowly, which documented his journey of being … Read More
0037: How to Find Free Camping Using Boondockers Welcome
Dec 13, 2016 • 31 min
Today on the podcast I’m interviewing Marianne Edwards and her daughter Anna Maste, who are the two co-founders of Boondockers Welcome. Boondockers Welcome is a website where RVers can find free camping (aka boondocking spots) all over the country.
0036: Kyle Kesterson – Master of Weirdness, Start Ups, and Being a Creative Nomad
Dec 6, 2016 • 66 min
Today on podcast, I’m interviewing Kyle Kesterson, a storyteller, incredible photographer, illustrator, and also the founder of Freak n’ Genius and Campfire. Kyle has written for media outlets like Geekwire and Huffington Post.
0035: Why This Investor is RVing Across the Country Looking for Startups
Nov 17, 2016 • 48 min
This is episode 35 of the RV Entrepreneur Podcast and we talk about why Paul Singh and Dana Duncan are RVing across the country looking for startups in small towns. 10 years ago if you wanted access to capital, you … Read More
0034: How Michelle Makes Six Figures from a Blog While Full-Time RVing
Nov 8, 2016 • 48 min
Today on the podcast I’m interviewing Michelle from Making Sense of Cents. Making Sense of Cents is one of THE top finance blogs on the internet with hundreds of thousands of monthly readers and it is also a blog that … Read More
0033: The Honest Struggle of Building a Business While Traveling with Ardent Camper
Oct 31, 2016 • 48 min
Today I’m interviewing Marie from ArdentCamper.com who runs Owl Eyes creative and travels full-time with her husband Josh in their 2002 Fleetwood Motorhome. Marie is a professional copywriter who works with nonprofits,
0032: Why Javazen’s Four Cofounders Spent 30 Days Driving Around the Country in an RV
Oct 27, 2016 • 44 min
Listen to this episode in: Today on The RV Entrepreneur I’m interviewing EJ and Ryan, two cofounders of Javazen Coffee (affiliate link). Javazen is a new kind of coffee that’s blended with superfoods and tea. The Javazen team was talking with … Rea
0031: How Jeremy and Stephanie from RVFTA Became Professional Content Creators
Oct 20, 2016 • 54 min
RVE 0031: How Jeremy and Stephanie from RVFTA Became Professional Content Creators
0030: Paul and Nina from WheeelingIt on Investing, Blogging, and Traveling Cheap
Oct 12, 2016 • 47 min
Today on The RV Entrepreneur I’m interviewing Paul and Nina from WheelingIt.us. Paul is an active investor, with a technology background, and Nina runs a very engaged RV blog that actually just surpassed seven million views.
0029: How to Start an Outdoor Photography Business
Oct 4, 2016 • 38 min
Today on the podcast I’m interviewing Josh and Shelley Hartman. Josh and Shelley are outdoor photographers who travel full-time in their Casita trailer. They travel across the country taking photos of engagement sessions in national parks and weddings .
0028: Mike Wendland from Roadtreking.com And His Transition from Journalist to Travel Writer
Sep 30, 2016 • 56 min
Listen to this episode in: Today on the podcast I’m interviewing Mike Wendland from Roadtreking.com. For over 40 years Mike was one of the world’s most traveled journalist. He has won over 18 Emmy awards, honors from the Associated press, he … Read
0027: How The RV Geeks Built the Most Popular RVing Youtube Channel
Sep 10, 2016 • 67 min
On today’s podcast I’m interviewing Peter and John from TheRVGeeks.com. Peter and John have been RVing for well over ten years and five years ago they started making how-to RV videos and tutorials for some close friends of theirs who … Read More
0026: How to Start Your Own RV Company With Homegrown Trailers
Aug 31, 2016 • 39 min
In this episode of The RV Entrepreneur Podcast I interview Eric Gertsman from Homegrown Trailers. Until this point, all of the RV entrepreneurs I’ve interviewed on this podcast have been running their business from their RV.
0025: How to Find Workamping Jobs with Michael Boyink
Aug 26, 2016 • 31 min
In this episode of The RV Entrepreneur podcast I talk with Michael Boyink on how to find workamping jobs while RVing. At different times while pulling into campgrounds, Alyssa and I have considered the possibility of workamping (or camphosting).
0024: Airstreams, RV Park Websites, and How to Price Client Projects With Rich Charpentier
Aug 20, 2016 • 75 min
Today on the podcast I’m interviewing Rich Charpentier. Rich has a blog at the airstreamchronicles.com and owns a company called RLC Designs that focus on creating high end web design and SEO for RV parks and campgrounds. He’s been traveling … Read
0023: How to Get Started in Drop Shipping Products Online (From Your RV)
Jul 12, 2016 • 48 min
I’ve been wanted to get started in drop shipping products for quite some time. Today on the podcast I sat down and interviewed someone who has been rocking the drop shipping world for quite some time. His name is David Couillard. … Read More
0022: Safety Tips for Solo Female Rvers
Jul 12, 2016 • 33 min
Today on the podcast I’m talking with Kate Mullen. A big concern I’ve seen pop up in forums and in our Facebook group has been on the subject of safety for solo female RVers. A few questions I’ve seen come up: “How … Read More
0021: From a Six Figure Job to a Zero Figure Blog: The Hard Part of Starting Anything on the Road
Jul 11, 2016 • 59 min
Today on the podcast I sat down to talk with Sigfried from TrailandHitch.com. Sigfried was a software developer for more than 20 years, making over $100k and then decided he’d had enough with office politics and sitting inside an office … Read More
0020: How Two College Students Got Sponsored to Travel to all 59 National Parks
Jun 27, 2016 • 50 min
This year Cees and Madison are traveling to all 59 national parks. Last fall they were still in college and working in part-time sales for a real estate company. On episode #20 of the RVE podcast I chat with them about how they … Read More
0019: How to Finance the RV Lifestyle as a Musician
Jun 19, 2016 • 42 min
Most of the people I’ve interviewed on this podcast have made their living in some kind of online business. However, not everyone spends their days working on the computer. Today on the show I’m interviewing a couple of musicians that go … Read Mor
0018: Transitioning from Living on a Boat to Living in an RV
Jun 7, 2016 • 34 min
Today I’m interviewing a couple named Kim and Eric who are currently transitioning from living full-time on a boat to living full-time in an RV. This summer they’ll be traveling around the US with their two Macaw parrots, Harley and … Read More
0017: Jill Sessa Talks Travel Advice for Solo Female RVers and Running a Service-Based Business
May 23, 2016 • 50 min
In this episode Jill Sessa talks about what it’s been like driving her RV (and scooter) across America for the past few years, while running a service based business from the road. Jill also offers up some travel advice for … Read More
0016: How in the Heck People Actually Earn an Income From Their Blog with David Risley
May 20, 2016 • 46 min
This week on The RV Entrepreneur podcast I sat down with David Risley from BlogMarketingAcademy.com and RVFamilyTravel.com to talk about his wealth of knowledge as it pertains to building a profitable blog. Building a profitable blog is hard.
0015: From Dog Mushing in Alaska to Full-Time RVing
May 12, 2016 • 50 min
In this episode of The RV Entrepreneur podcast I sat down with Chris Badgett to talk about his transition from dog mushing in Alaska to full-time RVing. I think Chris’ has one of the crazier stories from people who I’ve interviewed … Read More
0014: 23 Year Old Mark Cuda Travels in an RV and Writes… Words?
May 2, 2016 • 45 min
At certain points on the podcast we’ve talked about freelance writing for companies, but what the heck does that even mean? How do you become a freelance writer and can you actually make a decent income from doing it? In … Read More
0013: Q&A With Heath & Alyssa Padgett
Apr 25, 2016 • 34 min
On today’s episode of the podcast I sat down with Alyssa to do a Q&A episode. This is my first time experimenting with this format, but I’ve had people ask for Alyssa to interview me… so we decided to make that … Read More
0012: How Kathy and Peter Holcombe Get Paid to Take Epic Photos
Apr 13, 2016 • 48 min
On this week’s episode of The RV Entrepreneur I sat down to interview Kathy and Peter Holcombe from famagogo.com. They are adventure and life photographers who have been traveling all over the country in their Winnebago View RV since June … Read More
0011: How Christian & Elisa Genco Plan to Retire by 30 Years Old
Apr 7, 2016 • 41 min
This week on The RV Entrepreneur podcast I interviewed Christian and Elisa Genco (husband and wife). They are 23 & 24 years old. They live full-time in their motorhome, they are debt-free, and have multiple online businesses that allow them … Read More
0010: Why Kevin Holesh Moved Into a 5th Wheel After His iPhone App Was Downloaded 2.5 Million Times
Mar 28, 2016 • 42 min
Twenty years ago people lives in an RV for one of two reasons: They were retired and traveling around the country. They couldn’t afford anything else. It was rare– almost impossible, to find anyone who was living in an RV … Read More
009: Technomadia on Mobile Internet, Self-Driving RV’s, and the Nomadic Career
Mar 20, 2016 • 54 min
“I was afraid of being perceived as a moocher (or a taker), because I’m not. I’m a giver. And I was so afraid of being perceived as someone who was dropping out of society and who is trying to work … Read More
008: Starting a Virtual Assistant Business on the Road
Mar 12, 2016 • 44 min
Hey! Welcome to episode number 8 of The RV Entrepreneur Podcast. In today’s episode I sat down to talk with Bryanna and Craig to learn how they’ve built up a successful virtual assistant business on the road. There are a … Read More
007: RVing in Mexico and Intentionally Building Community
Mar 5, 2016 • 53 min
I’ve never considered the idea of RVing in Mexico, but in episode number seven of The RV Entrepreneur I sat down to talk with Paul Kortman. Paul is currently boon docking his RV on a beach in Mexico with his … Read More
006: What It’s Like Living, Working, and Traveling in an RV With Your Spouse
Feb 27, 2016 • 40 min
Welcome to episode six of The RV Entrepreneur Podcast! In this episode of The RV Entrepreneur Alyssa and I sit down to talk about what it’s been like living, working, and traveling in an RV during our first couple years of marriage. … Read More
005: Building a Business on Etsy: How This Casita Couple Works 2 Hours Per Week and Brings in $2,000/month
Feb 17, 2016 • 30 min
Kyle and Olivia Brady spend a Tim-Ferris style amount of time on their weekly amount of work as they travel around the country in their Casita RV. In episode 6 of The RV Entrepreneur, Kyle and Olivia share the tricks … Read More
004: 7 Ways to Build Remote Income And Make Money While Traveling
Feb 17, 2016 • 43 min
Being able to make money while traveling is pretty much the dream. Three years ago, Alyssa and I came up with a crazy idea to buy an RV off Craigslist and take an extended honeymoon across the country. Our original plan was … Read More
003: How to Launch a Successful Business on the Road (After Failing Miserably)
Feb 17, 2016 • 35 min
What do you do when you have a plan for making money on the road, but once you hit the road that plan 100% falls to pieces and doesn’t work? That’s exactly what happened to Nick Peterson from LivinLightly when … Read More
002: How to Save Up for Longterm Travel (Even When You Don’t Make a Lot of Money)
Feb 17, 2016 • 48 min
Welcome to episode number 2 of the RV Entrepreneur Podcast! In today’s episode I sat down to talk with Adam and Lindsey of NuVentureTravels.com about how to save up for longterm travel (even when you aren’t making a lot of money). Adam … Read More
001: Welcome to The RV Entrepreneur Podcast!
Feb 13, 2016 • 17 min
Welcome to episode 1 of The RV Entrepreneur! Launching a podcast is something I’ve been working towards for a really, really long time. I couldn’t be more pumped to release my brand new, weekly podcast The RV Entrepreneur! You can … Read More