Kim Willis ~ From Busted Baby Boomer to Digital Nomad

Finally, we just left February behind us and the new March is beginning on a good footing. What was awesome in February was the fact that I met more awesome bloggers. With time, I’ll talk to you about them so get ready 😉

Today, we have a baby boomer on board. We were both mentioned in Ryan’s book as 2 of the 27 influential Bloggers You Need to Follow.

We know the cornerstone of blogging is connecting with influential bloggers in your niche so Ryan did a great job of putting together some of the most recommended bloggers you need to check out. Be sure to download your copy of his ebook.

Before we get into some details about Kim Willis, you may want to read more about Kimberly George who was the featured blogger last week. If you want the list of all those featured in the past, click here.

Meet Kim Willis!

kim willisKim Willis is an Australian digital nomad who has been ‘on the road’ for two years, travelling through Asia.

Currently, he resides in Phnom Penh, Cambodia but will soon be moving to Vietnam.  He loves Asia especially the former French colonies of Cambodia, Vietnam and Laos.  As Kim says ‘these countries offer the best of both worlds, Asian culture infused with French cultural flair’.

Kim runs a couple of blogs.  He launched his first eponymous blog Kim Willis more than six years ago.  The niche is ‘make money online’, but Kim also posts stories about his crazy travel exploits.

His second blog is Persuasion Pursuit.  This is a relatively new blog and targets small to medium businesses by offering marketing support services with a particular emphasis on site messaging.  According to Kim, ‘most people who visit websites are turned off because of messaging that is cliché ridden, bland, and more or less the same as everyone else’s.’

How Kim Got Started

Due to the impending collapse of his traditional property and finance business, Kim needed to create an income – and fast.  So in 2006, he started looking around for some online opportunities.  Within a few weeks, he found an affiliate program which would entail the promotion of a big ticket online education product.

Although he had no idea how to generate leads online, he had a mentor who showed him a couple of strategies.  Being a good student he faithfully applied what he learned and within a couple of days, the leads were flowing.

Kim couldn’t believe it but by the end of the first month his commissions were $AU9,200!   Needless to say, he was ‘hooked’ on internet marketing, and has been generating a full-time income online ever since.

His Biggest Lesson

Kim’s biggest lesson came several years after he started online. When he read a book on marketing by Mike Dillard, he became convinced that instead of building someone else’s brand (eg the affiliate companies he was promoting), the way to create sustainable income would be to build his brand, his authority.

So that’s exactly what he did.  He launched his first blog and initiated other branding strategies, including the opening of a YouTube account, and started creating video content for it.

Within a few months, he discovered that conversions were becoming easier, and more people were reaching out – wanting to do business with him.  He was hooked!

Where to From Here

Kim has now sold millions of dollars worth of products and services since his humble start all those years ago.  So his primary focus in 2016 is to help others prosper in their online activities.    As Kim says ‘internet marketing (including blogging) has given me the freedom to travel the world whilst making a very good income.  I want to help others prosper online too.’

Some recommended posts on Kim’s blog

 ****Special Free Offer****

Kim will give you 30 minutes of his valuable time (by phone or Skype) for brainstorming, including specific strategies on your USP, customer messaging, and narrative development.  That’s a $300 value. He’ll always focus on skyrocketing your income by showing you how to attract clients who pay you top dollar.

All at no cost to you.  All he asks for in return is a testimonial and the opportunity to build a valuable relationship.

Results matter, so that will be his focus for you – to give you useful ideas you can use straight away.

Schedule a Time HERE

Follow Kim On his blog and social media

This is what Ryan Biddulph said in his book (27 influential bloggers) about Kim!

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Connect with Kim on Facebook and Twitter

Drop a comment to interact with Kim. He will be here to answer

NB: Don’t forget to grab my ebook on Affiliate Marketing for bloggers. Use coupon code CD16

30 thoughts on “Kim Willis ~ From Busted Baby Boomer to Digital Nomad”

  1. Hi Kim,

    Great blog you got here. Looking forward for your next post. Btw, i checked out 27 influential Bloggers You Need to Follow, and already followed most of them.

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  3. Hi Kim

    Welcome to the family. Your story is an inspiration and it is great that you did not give up when the signs showed you such direction.

    Thanks for sharing. Have a wonderful day


  5. Hey Enstine and Kim,

    Great introduction to Kim. I met Kim I believe in the Summer of 2015 and I have learned a great deal of where to put my focus on when it comes to affiliate marketing.

    It’s funny how Kim found Mike Dillard some years ago. It was Mike Dillard as well as a couple of others that really got me interested in online marketing. Although I was in IT, I still was clueless as how to approach online marketing and setting up a self-hosted blog.

    I did not know Kim was traveling through Asia. I wonder if he ever ran into Ryan Biddulph over there 😉 …

    Thanks for the share and you both have a great week ahead!

  6. Hi Enstine ,
    thank you for introducing another interesting
    and successful blogger to us. I like to read these
    various stories of people’s success and the value
    they provide with this for beginners. Kim is a good
    example for them. Thank you for sharing the story
    of Kim

  7. Hi Enstine and Kim,

    It is still so encouraging to read how people (Kim and you too Enstine) have made a success of blogging and working online.

    Almost anyone can succeed if they are determined enough and educate themselves and never stop.

    Thank you Ensinte and Kim

  8. Heyyyyy Kim! Its great to reading your background story and how you got started online. I didnt know that you have been on the web since 2006 🙂

    Love reading these stories Enstine. Keep em coming ?

  9. Though it feels so overwhelming reading all these stories of “how I started, where I am now”, I am also encouraged to keep pushing until I get to that point of massive success.

    Sir Enstine, for the few weeks I’ve been reading your blog, I’ve got so much value. So much to learn.

    I appreciate the fact that you are not just too busy to notice other bloggers.

    You actually take the time to feature others. Great work.

    Sir Kim, your blog is superb. The content there are more practical than theoretical, that’s my type of blog.

    I’ve bookmarked your blog so I can be visiting from time to time.

    Thanks for sharing.

  10. Hi Enstine!

    Thank you for featuring Kim here. I had the pleasure of meeting him last year when he reached out to me over Facebook. I’ve learned a lot from him in the brief time we’ve known each other and watching the launch and growth of Persuasion Pursuit has been exciting.

    I love these posts you do here because they give us an opportunity to learn more about people’s background. Often we know where people are at now, but we don’t know how they got there. These posts allow us to figure that out, and that’s awesome.

  11. Hey Enstine,

    Another awesome addition to this series and great choice I might add. I met Kim last year I believe and he is definitely someone I was very impressed with.

    You know me, I love getting to know people so Kim and I connected and I’ve been following his blog ever since. Although I don’t have the exact same background as him we are on similar paths moving forward. We both HATE seeing people not getting their messages across because with everything else you put into place, without that then they’ll continue to just keep spinning their wheels. Who wants to waste all that valuable time right!

    Great share, love me some Kim Willis and I’m SO glad you introduced him to your audience. You guys need to definitely check out what Kim shares because you are going to learn a LOT. Oh and take him up on that 30 call. You’ll definitely have a lot of aha moments.

    Enjoy the rest of your week guys and I’m off to share this post.


  12. Thank you Enstine for this wonderful interview with Kim,

    Kim, I have been following your blog for a while now and it is great to get to know more about you. I had no idea of your travels and that my friend is freedom isn’t it? Being able to live just about anywhere you want and keep your business going. That is what I love about internet marketing.

    Keep on shining!


  13. Hi Enstine,
    What a joy to see our friend Kim,
    Thanks Entine for sharing about this wonderful and amazing person from the world of Internet! We met in a wonderful community and i could learn more about his journey!
    Thanks for sharing a bit more about this gentleman.
    Wish Kim and you a great journey along the road of blogging and network marketing!
    Best Wishes To Both of You
    Take Care

  14. Hi Kim,

    Welcome to Enstine’s little family 🙂

    Good to know more about you and your various blogs! Yes, we connected a few months back and so glad we did – always have something good to learn from each other, isn’t it?

    Thanks for sharing. Enjoy your weekend, both of you 🙂

  15. Hi Enstine,

    Kim and I have already connected a few months ago and regularly drop into each others’ blogs.

    So all I can do is endorse everything you and Ryan say about Kim. He’s a great guy and his posts are always entertaining and interesting.

    I’m definitely hanging on his every word!

    Joy – Blogging After Dark

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