Blog Your Trip


Last updated: 07/20/17 When it comes to finding server space to host your blog, it is pretty easy to grab a Bluehost or Host Gator account, install WordPress and a customized theme, and be ready to go. In fact, we highly recommend this for all new bloggers as they are quite cheap and are highly effective for getting your website off on the right foot. But what do you do when you grow? Do you upgrade to a premium space on those basic...

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Last updated: 06/1/17Ah, skyscrapers. We all love them. These articles are the bread-and-butter for many popular blogs as they have the capacity to reach an audience no matter where they are shared- be it a search engine, social media, or otherwise. But for every one blog that does the skyscraper technique well, there are countless others that fall short. And just like the building type these articles are named for, if you don’t...

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Last updated: 07/5/17A while back, we published a guide for how we optimized our CPM advertising with an Amazon and Adsense waterfall. This setup served us well for quite some time and earned us just over $3 CPM across all page views on our site. Over the last few months our blogs have grown rather steadily, with a combined monthly page views of around 175,000 to 200,000 between the two, and we began looking in to see if we could...

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Last updated: 05/10/17Since publishing this post, we have switched our ads over to the private network Mediavine. To read our Mediavine review, click the previous link. If you have about 50,000 monthly page views or more we highly recommend checking them out as our revenue is triple what we are earning via the method below! If you are under, you may still apply but we recommend the method below until you grow and are able to get into...

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Last updated: 06/14/17Hey there! Are you looking for some awesome travel tips, advice, destination, and lifestyle design content? We know that navigating our 700+ posts on Living the Dream can be difficult at times. To help with this, we wanted to share our current Top 20 most shared posts to help you find some articles we think you’ll thoroughly enjoy! #1 – DIY – Building a Pinnable Travel Map Have you ever wanted...

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Last updated: 03/2/17There is a lot of talk in the blogging circuit on finding your niche, and there are any number of analyses out there as to why niche building is important. We thoroughly agree with this point, and rather than rewrite the same article a thousand times over (a huge pet peeve of mine), we want to look at niche building a different way. You see, everyone looks at niche building as a way to stand out from the crowd and...

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