The RV Entrepreneur

The RV Entrepreneur

This podcast is for people who are interested in downsizing their life, creating remote income, and working from anywhere. The RV Entrepreneur is a podcast that supports entrepreneurs in and around the RV Community.


September 28, 2023 47 mins

Ever wanted to turn your passion for photography into a business? Now consider taking that business on the road as you travel full-time with your own family. Wedding and Family photographer Jake Ford has done just that! Tune in to discover the joys and challenges of growing a successful family photography business from the road.

Hear tips and get apps for fulfilling image orders or selling stock photos. Learn the importance of mak...

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When it comes to running a business from the road, space, systems, and simplicity are paramount. Kelsey Henry is an author, entrepreneur, singer/songwriter, and owner of Cozy Organizing. She is a self-proclaimed cozy expert who gets a thrill out of decluttering and organizing spaces. Kelsey believes that a cozy space leads to a happy mind, and she is passionate about helping others achieve a sense of calm and order in their lives. ...

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The definition of "workamping" has evolved over the years. Traditionally, the arrangement included working at an RV park or campground in exchange for a place to camp. Technically, if you're working remotely wherever you camp, you now might consider yourself a workamper. But what are the different types of workamping jobs are available now? Are there short term gigs, and what kind of compensation is available? Where d...

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Do you ever feel like you wish you could have someone look from the outside in at your business and help you get clear on your goals, strengths, values, and roadblocks?

Someone to be there for you, advocating for you and keeping you on track especially on those down days?

Maybe you're just not sure what all your business offerings are worth?

Or maybe your inner critic is a bit out of control lately and you need help managing...

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Don't miss this first AMA Roundtable discussion with all three hosts of The RV Entrepreneur podcast. Jim, Rose & Kimberly discuss answers to questions from the RVE community Facebook group. Learn tips for providing a return address when shipping physical products. And discover why having a domicile address affects more than just return shipping.

What business models work best for nomadic entrepreneurs? Spoiler alert: it'...

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If you're into the van life this episode is for you! If not, you'll still enjoy hearing from vendors at the 2023 Adventure Van Expo in Evergreen Colorado. Jim hosts this live report on location during the expo. He gets the scoop on cool new products and services for loving the RV Life, including:

  • New Electric Dirt Bikes from Terra Bikes
  • Pyurify Compact UV Water Purification System
  • Custom Fairings for any Vehicle
  • Or...
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Have you felt stuck? Hesitant? Unsure? This episode is for you! On today’s episode, I (Kimberly Crossland) chat with full-time RV entrepreneur, Coach Jackie. Coach Jackie is a freedom mentor who helps others find their magic and create ways to be more free in their work. Through her support, she is helping others expand their vision, build their belief system, strengthen their mindset, and then build the financial plan to take the ...

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Do you travel alone? That doesn't mean you have to be lonely! The Wandering Individuals Network has been providing a sense of community for solo RVers for more than 35 years. Since Jenell Jones took over management of the WINs, she has overhauled the website, launched a YouTube channel, and extended reach of the group on social media platforms.

On this episode, Jennel provides background about the organization, and describ...

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Are you a passionate writer? Have you thought about becoming a freelance copywriter to support yourself on the road? Or, maybe you're looking to hire a copywriter for your small business?

We discuss it ALL on today's episode with Sierra Eberly of Boondock Consulting.

Sierra's lived full-time in a converted campervan with her dog, Snow, since September 2020. She was tired of the corporate grind and being stuck behind a ...

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Rene Agredano shares her tips for living and working together in an RV with your spouse or partner. Rene has been full-time RVing with her husband for 16+ years. During that time, the couple has grown a popular online niche community, while supporting clients, and publishing several books together.

Discover how to best manage a relationship while maintaining a nomadic business. And, hear helpful tips on topics ranging from workamp...

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Do you ever feel like you should be doing something more for your business? You should be doing reels. You should be doing lives. You should be doing [fill in the blank]. 

Or perhaps you always felt the weight of the shoulds in your life. You should get a house. You should get a college degree. You should [fill in the blank].

On today’s episode, you'll hear from Jessica Eley about what’s buried beneath those shoulds and how to ...

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Today we have the pleasure of talking with a NEW HOST for the RVE Podcast: Jim Nelson!

Jim Nelson and his wife Rene Agredano have been full-time RVing and working from their fifth wheel home office since hitting the road in early 2007 with their dog Jerry after he lost a leg to cancer. They planned and budgeted for a year off, giving their Chief Fun Officer the road trip of a lifetime. Sharing their own adventures at LiveWorkDream...

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Today we have the pleasure of talking with Kyle & Jenn Bethune. Jenn & Kyle are full-time BusLifers and Content Creators. They have been fulltime for 3.5

years in their vintage bus with three kids and four dogs!

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Today we have the pleasure of talking with Micah Staley is one of five co-founders of Brinkley RV, and an avid camper himself! Micah is the father to two twin boys, and a husband to an amazing wife of 18 years. He has been in the RV industry since he was 23, and believes in the ability to change the world for families through camping experiences!

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Did you know that you can start your own successful RV rental business without owning a single RV? Yep, it's 100% doable! Today we'll be talking with Garr Russell from Fireside RV Rentals. Garr is a serial entrepreneur who entered the RV space in 2016 and quickly rose, to lead the industry in starting the nation's first RV rental management company, Fireside RV Rental, with locations all around the US.

His company conne...

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What do you do when you notice a gap in the marketplace? If you’re Carol Carimi Acutt, you start a business.

Carol Carimi Acutt is an Emmy-winning producer and the founder of Luxury in the Outdoors. She's passionate about exploring the outdoors in her vintage RV. Throughout her time camping around the country, Carol noticed how hard it was to find quality of camping goods. After looking without luck for quality, well-desig...

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Today we have the pleasure of talking with TJ Ammond of Campsite 360. TJ and his family are full-time RVers helping to reinvent how guests see, and book, their next RV campground. The future is here and with services like Campsite 360 you can take a 360 degree walking tour of a campground to determine which exact site you’d like to book. There are very cool things coming down the line for this technology and this conversation with ...

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Today we have the pleasure of talking with Jessie Kim. Jessie is a certified 3rd-generation Feng Shui consultant and experienced real estate investor. She and her family have been traveling full-time since 2020, having explored most of the United States in their RV.

Through her firm, Ms. Feng Shui, Jessie regularly provides in-person and virtual feng shui consultations and seminars. In addition to individual homeowners, she works ...

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Are you interested in turning your niche blog into a money making machine?! Niche sites have significant earning potential, but to reach that point, you need to know how to successfully get one off the ground. Today we have the pleasure of speaking with Kristin Hanes, of The Wayward Home, from her sailboat in Mexico!

Kristin is a former radio news journalist turned blogger, at The Wayward Home, who hopes to inspire and teach peopl...

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Summer is right around the corner, and more sunshine means more temptation to get out of the RV and outside. In this episode, I (Kimberly Crossland) share with you five things to do NOW to stabilize your business for the summer, so you can lean into more time outdoors and seek adventure. 

In the episode, I share a few links that you’ll want to check out.

Watch my free masterclass on how you can build a business while you RV here: R...

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