Local to Legend
Local to Legend
Nov 16, 2021
40 - From Travel Blogger to Author with Megan from Olio in Iowa
Play • 30 min

In this week’s episode, Emily chats with Megan Bannister, creator of the travel blog Olio In Iowa. Megan is also a full-time digital marketer and a first time author! She started her blog around seven years ago to share her travel experiences with her family. Four years later, she realized this was something she could actually make money from too. She joins to chat about her experiences working with different destinations and what it’s like to be a content creator. 

Megan’s book, Iowa Supper Clubs, released in August 2020 and highlights different historic restaurants in Iowa! For all aspiring authors out there, she also shares more about the process of writing and publishing your own book. Listen to this episode to hear all about it!

Tune in for topics like:

  • Why Megan started her blog
  • How to monetize your blog
  • World’s largest things
  • Tips on how to pitch yourself to destinations as a content creator
  • Megan’s experience writing and publishing her book, Iowa Supper Clubs
  • Advice for starting a travel blog

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