Ep.354 ~ A Traveler Building a 7-Figure Location Independent Travel Business ~ Matt Wilson
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100 Interviews with 100 Location Independent Entrepreneurs That Have Over $1,000,000 in Annual Revenue
So many travelers have the dream of creating travel experiences for others and making it a business. So many people try to build a business like this and so many people fail. I was one of them. It isn’t the easiest business model and it really takes a very unique person to start, grow, and scale a travel business while being a long-term traveler themselves. Today, I am happy to introduce you to that entrepreneur. Matt Wilson is the founder of Under 30 Experiences. Under
Matt was on the top of a mountain in Iceland back in 2011 when he got the idea to create this business and over the past seven years after spending months and months on the ground in exotic locations all over the world has scaled this business to over 7-figures while living an incredible location independent life. We chat with Matt on exactly how he did it, how he continues to grow the company as organic as possible while creating and promoting sustainable tourism. It’s an inspiring episode with an inspiring entrepreneur!
8:57: Who is Matt Wilson and How Did He Build a 7-Figure Location Independent Travel Company?
14:14: Why Matt Chooses Manuel Antonio, Costa Rica as His Hub?
17:17: Building Under 30 Experiences While Traveling the World
19:17: Creating Meetups and a Community Around a Travel Business
22:50: Growing Under 30 Experiences to 7-Figures
29:26: Volunteering to Get Your Dream Job
32:21: The Logistics of a Travel Business
38:13: Using Meetups for Marketing and Community Building
43:32: Difference Between a 5-Figure vs. 6-Figure vs. 7-Figure for a Digital Nomad