Interested in starting your own entrepreneurial journey in content creation but unsure what to expect? Then read up on our interview with Francis Tapon, Producer and Host of WanderLearn, located in Hillsborough, CA, USA.

What's your business, and who are your customers?

My business is creating travel-related content. My customers are those who consume that content.

Tell us about yourself

I started working on this business in 2001 after thru-hiking the Appalachian Trail. Death motivates me to keep doing what I love because the party will end soon!

What's your biggest accomplishment as a business owner?

Being financially independent.

What's one of the hardest things that comes with being a business owner?

Starting from scratch.

What are the top tips you'd give to anyone looking to start, run and grow a business today?

  1. Show up. That's half the battle.
  2. Keep expenses down. Operate below your means.
  3. Hire people smarter than you.

Where can people find you and your business?


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