Welcome to the January 2020 edition of Travel Blogger News! Here are the best articles and news related to the business of travel blogging from the last month.
The case for having a general travel blog – Read most guides on how to start a travel blog and you will read the mantra to “pick a niche”. Sometimes though it makes more sense to have a general blog without a niche. So what is the case for keeping a general travel blog?
Quasi-niche sites – turning a general travel blog into a semi-themed site – When starting a travel blog the conventional wisdom is to pick a niche and blog about that subject. There is another style of blog which for many bloggers is a more suitable option, and that’s a blog that I call a quasi-niche site.
So you want to be a travel writer? 8 expert tips to get you started – [Intrepid Travel]
11 days with the travel blogger from hell – [Adventures Of Lil Nicki]
On Travel Blogging
15 realities of being a travel blogger revealed – [Anywhere She Roams]
5 secret confessions of a full time travel blogger – [Living The Dream]
Here’s how I left behind my old life at 14 and became a teenage travel blogger – [Gabriela Robledo]
Lily Wunders 2019: My year in review in travel and blogging – [Lily Wunders]
Income and blogging stats reported in December for the month of November, 2019.
Travel, blogging & business recap: November 2019 – [Valerie & Valise]
November 2019 travel and blogging recap – [A Dangerous Business]
How we made over $25K in November – Travel blog income report – [Local Adventurer]
How I made $523 from travel blogging in October 2019 – [The Atlas Heart]
In The News
The origin of the world’s first travel blog – [BBC Travel]
How climate change is forcing the travel blogging industry to evolve – [Lonely Planet]
Chilli – Myanmar’s hottest travel blogger – [Myanmar Times]
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