Welcome to the September edition of Travel Blogger News! Here are the best articles and news related to the business of travel blogging from the last month.
Our blogging secrets revealed – everything we do to grow our blogs – Another great post by Jeremy about running a travel blog. [Living the Dream]
Three mistakes I made with my newsletter – [Pack Your Passport]
Why I don’t delete mean blog comments – [Alex in Wanderland]
What to post on a travel blog: 37 ideas: a step-by-step guide – [Pkjulesworld]
Freelance travel writing jobs – 81 publications that buy travel articles – [Travel Write Earn]
A travel writer’s guide to the new world – Travel writer and author Martin Symington tells how he has adapted his work to a changed media landscape. [ALCS]
How I got a book deal through my travel blog – Lauren Juliff guest posts for Pro Blogger on how she landed a book deal and became a published author by starting a travel blog and standing out from the crowd.
How to make actual money as a travel writer – Good advice from an actual travel writer, Theodora Sutcliffe.
Confessions of a travel writer: maintaining integrity – By Nick Boulos for Wanderlust.
Travel blogger integrity: paid for positivity? – Jayne Gorman on being paid to blog. [Girl Tweets World]
7 steps to get “influencers” to share your product (as told by one) – Stephanie Be has a detailed breakdown on how brands can work with bloggers. [Travel Break]
Can travel bloggers influence destination marketing? – Matt Gibson shares his strategies on how both sides of the industry can work together effectively. [PATA Conversations]
The tyranny of the travel photographer – Dylan Goldby on etiquette when taking photos that can by applied for bloggers as well. [Fstoppers]
Social media for travel blogging – [Lifetime Backpacker]
Why I prefer Instagram Stories over Snapchat for marketing your business – [Digital Nomad Quest]
First impressions of Instagram Stories after 10,000+ views – [Build My Online Store]
Facebook’s new anti-clickbait algorithm buries bogus headlines – [TechCrunch]
The first year of travel blogging – [Postcards and Passports]
My 1 year of travel blogging – [The Red Phone Box Travels]
On Travel Blogging
Becoming a full-time travel blogger – Marek from Indie Traveller has gone full-time after traffic and revenue from his blog suddenly doubled. [Indie Traveller]
My personal journey: how I created a life of travel – Nellie celebrates her 13-year anniversary of the day she left Singapore and how she eventually became a travel blogger. [Wild Junket]
13 things I have learned about travel blogging in the last 15 months – [My Adventures Across the World]
The honest truth on how I became a full-time travel blogger – [Polkadot Passport]
Income and blogging stats reported in August for the month of July, 2016.
July blog income report (and traffic, too) – [The Wandering Gourmand]
July monthly income report: $274.30 – [The Restless Worker]
July nomad income report 2016: the drawdown – [The Luxpats]
Conferences and Events
Slides + Video – Transitions As Opportunities – Lola Akinmade’s TBEX Stockholm keynote presentation notes. [Lola Akinmade]
Profiting from running multiple travel blogs – Summary of Tim Leffel’s talk at TBEX. [Travel Writing 2.0]
TBEX: Why every travel blogger should attend at least once – [Traveleira]
In The News
YouTube stars are now being used for North Korean propaganda – British vlogger Louis Cole just wants to focus on the positive things about one of the world’s most oppressive nations. [Vanity Fair]
This is how travel blogging is ruining my experience of travel – By Sebastiaan Rijntjes. [news.com.au]
New Posts at Travel Bloggers Guide
How to fund all your overseas adventures through freelance copywriting – Kevin Casey is a freelance copywriter who makes money writing for places you might not have thought of.
How to make your travel blog SEO-friendly – Hannah Wright offers expert tips on making sure your WordPress blog is search engine friendly.
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