This podcast focuses on the importance of developing an accountability partner as well as the importance of connecting with others in the blogging community.  Learn how an accountability partner can help you grow your blog.

My guest today is Tanya Shelburne and we discuss these two main points: 1) developing an accountability partnership and 2) creating a community within the travel blogging world. 

Find out how Tanya has structured her accountability partnership and our story (how we first met, how often they meet in person and check-in via email, what they do in their meeting, and how they support each other. She also shares additional ideas for expanding on an accountability partnership for the future.

About Tanya Shelburne: My guest is a part-time blogger and full-time Public Health Professional. Tanya’s mission with her website, travelingtanya is to inspire busy people to make travel a priority and provide tips on planning stress-free, affordable vacations.  

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BITW 153: The Importance of an Accountability Partner with Tanya Shelburne

Today’s intro story focuses on a recent media trip I took to Lafayette, Louisiana for Mardi Gras. Learn how to connect with Lafayette tourism and about their annual Mardi Gras press trip in my introduction.

Listen to today’s episode to learn about the importance of developing an accountability partner as well as the importance of connecting with others in the blogging community.

Tanya was also recently a featured Travel Writer of the Week in my travel writer & blogger series and I’ll link to her feature where you can find her entire blogging journey and her top tips for travel bloggers.

Tanya Shelburne from Traveling Tanya

The Topics and Questions Tanya and I Chat About:

  1. Why an accountability partner can be valuable for travel bloggers. 
  2. If an accountability partner should be a short or long term situation.
  3. How to find an accountability partner even if you have no blogger connections 
  4. The importance and/or beneficial to meet in person vs. via phone/online.
  5. How to structure an accountability partnership. 
  6. How often to meet in person/online and check-in via email. 
  7. Recommendations of what to focus on during the meetings. 
  8. Best ways to support each other.
  9. How an accountability partner can help you grow your blog.
  10. What to do if the accountability partnership isn’t equal support or you don’t feel it’s a good fit. 
  11. How to expand on your accountability partnership for the future. 
  12. The importance of connecting with others in the blogging community.

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