Welcome to the April edition of Travel Blogger News. I’ve rounded up the best articles on running a travel blog, travel writing, and some opportunities for bloggers.
Travel Blogging Tips
Recipe To 150 Thousand Monthly Uniques – Chris Kirkland is co-founder of TokyoCheapo.com and this post gives an insight into how they have built their destination blog into a leading travel guide.
11 Secrets To Becoming A Professional Travel Blogger – By Matthew Karsten from expertvagabond.com.
7 potent tips for creating a travel blog unlike the rest – By Matthew Kepnes (Nomadic Matt) guest posting for copyblogger.com.
How to find success and make money as a travel blogger – By Mariellen Ward from breathedreamgo.com.
5 blogging practices that make me want to scream – By Liz from youngadventuress.com.
Why you shouldn’t start a travel blog (and what to do if you aren’t going to listen) – By Jessica from curiositytravels.org.
Why I left an enviable career in travel writing for PR: A first-person perspective – Leif Pettersen guest posts on Skift to reveal the reality of making a living as a travel writer.
What it’s really, truly like to be a travel writer – By Matt Gross at afar.com.
So you want to be a freelance writer – By thetravellingfool.com.
Travel writing secrets – Guide book writers reveal reality – BY Sophie-Claire Hoeller at thrillist.com.
How to be successful on Instagram: Do the work – By Kirsten from aviatorsandacamera.com.
Snapchat 101: Marketing for bloggers an businesses – Drew from thehungrypartier.com makes the case for using Snapchat as another channel for your blog promotion.
A guide to your first TBEX conference – By missbarlow.com.
Income and blogging stats reported in April for the month of March.
March 2015 Earnings Report – By nerdynomad.com.
March 2015 Income Report – By digitalnomadwannabe.com.
Income report for March 2015 – $1500.22 – By travelblogbreakthrough.com.
Blogging life Report March 2015 – By mytanfeet.com.
How I make money as a travel photographer in 2015 – Not a monthly income report, but Brendan van Son guest posts on petapixel.com about his his income streams.
[If you are a travel blogger that publishes an income report let me know and I will add it to the monthly update.]
Rise to the Challenge – #inAustria – International bloggers who are available from 28th – 31st May 2015 are invited to visit Austria on this blog trip.
BlogVille Italy 2015 is now open – The 4th edition of BlogVille Italy officially starts, in partnership with the Emilia Romagna Tourist Board and the Lombardy Tourist Board.
Food and Travel Mag: Call for Submissions – Cultures & Cuisines is a new food and travel magazine that is looking for writers. They are looking for “the best ideas, the most exciting stories, and the untold narratives of food.” Each piece is $200 flat fee.
[If you represent a PR company or travel product email me to find out how you can be featured here.]
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