Welcome to the January edition of Travel Blogger News.
What’s going to work in travel writing going forward – Tim Leffel wrote a great article on professionalism as a writer treating your blog like a business.
Don George on travel writing, blogging & “working for exposure” – An interview at Green Global Travel.
The perils of trying to making sense out of nonsense – Andy from 501 Places on trying to encapsulate the essence of a destination in a short visit.
The 5 biggest mistakes made by novice travel writers – By Nick Boulos.
How to write the perfect blog post: A complete guide to copy – Good tips for any blog niche, including travel.
The Business of Blogging
Our Journey – From a travel dream to professional travel bloggers – By Dave and Deb from theplanetd.com.
Young Aussie women who stay in the world’s best hotels for free – as long as they post their experiences on social media – The world of travel blogging as seen by Daily Mail.
Kickstarter: what a travel blogger wishes she had known – By Christine Gilbert.
The white travel blogger darlings and the organizers who love them – Navdeep Singh Dhillon on the lack of diversity at the recent White House travel blogger summit.
Work Update: How 2014 went as a freelancer [Pie Chart] – Lola Akinmade has since 2008 kept detailed notes on which publications she’s pitched to and their responses. These annual reports are always a great read.
How to make money as a traveling writer or journalist by Wade Shepard.
How technology is changing travel content – What tourists want and what the travel media offers are increasingly at odds – but new projects are emerging to fill the void.
Travel Blog Lists
From blog to book: 23 travel bloggers that launched a book – By Tine Hemeryck. If you have written a book add your link here.
Hostel reviews by bloggers – thehostelgirl.com invites bloggers to add their hostel review to this list.
Travel Blogger Opportunities
Unraveling Jordan – Bloggers are invited to apply to visit Jordan.
Travel Blogging Lifestyle
On continuous travel, a meltdown and slowing down – By Becki from Borders Of Adventure.
Reflections on a life of travel and retiring The Traveling Philosopher Blog – By Spencer Spellman.
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