Jeff Bradford travel the world for a drink – Ep. 150

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“From Combat Boots to Craft Brews: Jeff Bradford’s Journey on The Travel Wins”

In a world where traveling the globe, sharing a drink with friends, and creating captivating content is a dream cherished by many, Jeff Bradford has turned this dream into his exhilarating reality. After dedicating 20 years to serving his country in the US Army, Jeff faced a pivotal decision: conform to a traditional career or chase his passion. Today, he takes us on an incredible journey around the world as the mastermind behind the Beer, Wine, and Spirits channel on YouTube.

Jeff’s learning style is hands-on, and he doesn’t just sit back and watch. He actively participates in crafting various alcoholic beverages, all while enlightening millions of viewers about the intricate processes behind them. If you’re a fan of vineyards, breweries, and distilleries, and aspire to understand the art of growing a successful YouTube channel, then prepare to immerse yourself in this intoxicating episode of The Travel Wins.

Join us as we uncover how Jeff’s military career uniquely prepared him for the arduous path of becoming a YouTube sensation. Delve into the secrets of crafting high-quality videos that captivate the attention of millions. Embark on a vicarious adventure to the diverse locations Jeff has explored, all while curating engaging content about beer, wine, and spirits.

Jeff’s journey began with the US Army, where he spent two decades traveling the world as a combat soldier. Whether he was leaping out of airplanes or leading teams on the front lines, Jeff amassed a treasure trove of experiences that set him apart in his field.

Get ready to savor this podcast episode and uncover the remarkable story of Jeff Bradford, a content creator extraordinaire who transitioned from combat boots to craft brews. It’s an episode of The Travel Wins you won’t want to miss!

Show Notes:

0:30 – Learn about Jeff’s journey to creating the Beer, Wine & Spirits Channel.

4:59 – Pete gets Jeff to talk about his online success.

11:39 – Jeff and Pete explain why they prefer broad subject matter over specific topics.

13:44 – Explore the locations Jeff has traveled.

15:23 – Jeff discusses the impact of the Covid-19 pandemic on his YouTube channel.

18:58 – Learn about Jeff’s blooper episode and the evolution of his video creation.

22:35 – Jeff explains how social media and technology make it possible to provide content.

25:50 – Pete and Jeff discuss how business and entertainment have changed.

30:48 – Discover why Jeff created his YouTube Channel.

35:55 – Jeff shares how he monetizes his creativity.

38:42 – Find out how Jeff limits the time of his videos to avoid viewer drop-off.

42:18 – Learn how Jeff found the right videographers to work with.

45:02 – Jeff talks about his future travel plans.

47:07 – Discover how Jeff’s military background shaped his life.

48:40 – Jeff and Pete discuss the power of persistence when pursuing a goal.

51:20 – Jeff explains why it’s essential to continue learning.

55:33 – Learn how Jeff feels about his professional relationships.

58:47 – Find out some of Jeff’s favorite places to visit.

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The Travel Wins podcast is hosted by Pete Kotzbach, a 30+ year veteran of sales and sales management, talking to people that also travel for their work. A business traveler speaking with other business travelers sharing ideas, hacks and tips for surviving life on the road and in the air.