Greg Cayea is a traveling publicist, marketer and author that writes unfiltered stories about his life & draws cartoons to illustrate them. He is also the author of The Drifter Chronicles Volume One : No Direction Home.
He just spent 90+ days on the road, driving 36,000 miles across the United States and broke the world record for the longest domestic road trip. So, get ready to learn a thing or two about the best unknown towns, cities, national parks and tourist attractions in the U.S., How to sleep for free and How to earn money on the road.
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The Finer Details of Episode 94 with Greg Cayea:
In today’s episode, Greg Cayea and I discuss the true meaning of vagabonding, how to begin the PR process for your website and brand as well as some practical ways to make money on the road. Click here to listen to the full interview and learn about Greg’s world record breaking road trip and really cool ways to start thinking about PR for your travel website. This is “How to Promote Your Travel Website, Brand and Niche with Greg Cayea”.
In this episode we also discuss:
- The difference between marketing and promoting your brand and website.
- Simple ways to start PR for your travel website.
- Why having a blog isn’t necessarily interesting, so you must do something to put a spotlight on yourself or your brand.
- Why travel bloggers have the greatest opportunity to set themselves apart.
- How to take it to the next level by creating a specific project with a specific obstacle and outcome.
- Why you should figuratively write yourself a movie and then go out and live it (to get great PR).
- How to plan a 120+ day road trip.
- Where you can sleep on the road (legally).
- Why the art of letting go is the most important asset a traveler can have.
- How to “out beatnik” Jack Kerouac.
- How a book can alter your entire life.
- His next project, ‘reporting the world from 80 coaches’.
- How to eat healthy on the road.
- How to sleep for free on a road trip.
- How to make money on the road by creating a course.
- The best unknown towns, cities, national parks and tourist attractions in the U.S.
- Why you should think about visiting Alpine, Texas, Gattlenburg & Pigeon Gorge Tennessee and Ouray, Colorado
- Crater Lake National Park, Glacier Lake National Park, Bryce Canyon, North Cascades National Park
- Why Bemidge, MN – Paul Bunyon 2nd most photographed landmark in the U.S.
Full the episode >> Listen to Episode 94 Now!
Eat, Pray, Love by Elizabeth Gilbert
Awaken the Giant Within by Tony Robbins
The Power of Now by Ekhart Tolle
I am Not Your Guru with Tony Robbins on Netflix
No Direction Home: The Drifter Chronicles: Volume One (Volume 1) by Greg Cayea
Diary of a Wimpy Kid by Harry N. Abrams
Some of the Dharma by Jack Kerouac
The 4-Hour Workweek: Escape 9-5, Live Anywhere, and Join the New Rich by Tim Ferris
Connect with Greg
Greg Cayea on Twitter
Greg Cayea on Instagram
Greg’s Book No Direction Home: The Drifter Chronicles: Volume One (Volume 1)
Connect with Alexa, Break Into Travel Writing & My Travel Blog
The Aspiring Travel Writer, the Facebook group
- Loved the interview with @gregcayea on the Break Into Travel Writing #podcast w/ @writetotravel [Click to Tweet]
Hope you enjoyed this episode and are inspired to think outside the box and come up with a awesome goal that helps you stand out as a travel writer after listening to this episode. Please join me in thanking Greg for sharing such awesome information and actionable tips on today’s show! Interested in hearing the full podcast? Click here to listen now!
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