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Magnificent Midlife

Oct 31, 2023

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!


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