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The Travel Finn Podcast

James Finn

The Travel Finn Podcast
101 minAPR 30
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Guest: Jake Rich
TikTok: @jakerichtravels  
Instagram: @jakerichtravels
Twitter: @mrjakerich
Youtube: https://www.youtube.com/user/jakerich55
Welcome to episode 15!  This podcast is all about nerding out with fellow creators on camera gear, travelling, and all that stuff we creatives are obsessed with. In this episode Jake Rich takes over the mic and recounts hist back story into how he got into being a professional creator in the travel industry.  It wasn't one long path to success.  There were ups and downs, but what an adventure it was.  Jake has worked in radio broadcast, reality TV, and of course online.  This Aussie creator has received a lot of recognition for his GoPro tutorials for travelers, but his story is so much bigger.
-Jake's Crazy Creator Story 04:43-In The Middle Of Nowhere 16:55-Jake's Earlier Content 28:52-Becoming a reality TV star 33:32-1st Paid Gig 46:33-Putting The Travel Dream On Hold 53:09-Knowing when to quit your job and go for it 57:36-Working with Contiki 1:02:54-How Covid is affecting Jake 1:03:57-How Jake Interacts with fans 1:07:40-Jake's take on the latest GoPros 1:15:28-Jake's Point on upgrading gear 1:21:39-Jake's Next Adventure 1:24:41-Other Creators Jake is in to 1:29:52-Closing Thoughts 1:37:42
Videos We Mention:
Jake's What's in my bag video https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=CUiX6031JUw
Contiki Tour Video: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=IdmVpzdRsWw
GoPro Vlogging Tips: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=2yqxbfL0Dcw
Jane Goodall https://www.disneyplus.com/movies/jane-goodall-the-hope/d33qOTxh4qHB
Creators We Talked About:
Steve Yalo https://www.podbean.com/media/share/pb-5hpwu-b735c9
Ben Brown https://www.youtube.com/user/benbrown100
Surrel Amore https://www.youtube.com/user/SorelleIAm
Mavic Pro 2: https://amzn.to/2T4c8Bd
Sony A7 iii: https://amzn.to/2SZT9rk
Panasonic S1R: https://amzn.to/31ayoMI 

Hero 8: https://amzn.to/3f3xrxy
DJI Phantom 4: https://amzn.to/2KMAJqY
DJI Mavic 2: https://amzn.to/3eZNWdQ

In The Middle Of Nowhere: https://www.amazon.com/Middle-Nowhere-Peter-Fleming-ebook/dp/B01E9QPVEA

 At The Hop: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=tTdNiDESArY

Check out TravelFinn.com and let me know what you think.  Also be sure to follow along in the growth of the site by following TravelFinn on Facebook at  https://www.facebook.com/TravelFinnPage.
The Host: James Finn
To Learn More About What The Host Is Up To:
Blog: http://Jamesfinn.me
Youtube: http://youtube.com/c/jamesfinn
Instagram: @heyjamesfinn
Facebook:  https://www.facebook.com/TravelFinnPage