Welcome to the February edition of Travel Blogger News: a collection of links related to the business of travel blogging.
What a good travel blog is not – By Matt at landlopers.com.
Top 100 travel blog posts of 2014 by social media shares – Compiled by Raymond at manonthelam.com.
Why you should not start a travel blog – By Chris Appleford at problogger.net.
How not to pitch an editor – By Tim Leffel at travelwriting2.com.
The art of pitching CVBs, tourism boards and PR firms – By Parm at planetblueadventure.com.
The journey of a story – by Don George of National Geographic Traveler.
Secrets of a travel writer – By George W. Stone at nationalgeographic.com.
Is travel writing in the National Press truly independent or influenced by advertisers? – responsibletravel.com.
Is the job of travel writer overrated? – By Chris Leadbeater at telegraph.co.uk.
An open letter to travel writers – Look through the window, not into the mirror – By Alex Crevar at pastemagazine.com.
Not travel writing – By Chelsea Biondolillo at velamag.com.
On being a full-time travel blogger
I’m not “living the dream,” and here’s why – By Drew from thehungrypartier.com.
How I live as a writer – By Melanie at missadventures.com.
On not being a full-time travel blogger
Why I didn’t quit my job to travel – By Amanda at dangerous-business.com.
Why I’ll never be a professional travel blogger – By Theodora at escapeartistes.com.
From digital nomad to something new – By Steph at twenty-somethingtravel.com.
Why I quit my travel dream to get a job – By Bret at greenglobaltravel.com.
Confessions: Sunday social reflection talk – we12travel.nl.
Travel Channel Star – Submit your video to become the next Travel Channel star (open to US residents).
Win a Sri Lankan food adventure – Cook, snap and share your most memorable travel recipe to win, from worldnomads.com.
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