Why I’m Building New Brands Instead of Doubling Down on One

I recently spoke on a virtual Travel Massive panel on Creating New Revenue Streams (watch it at the previous link) where I was joined by several awesome bloggers to talk about new ways we are approaching making money online.

In it, several of the panelists outlined some pretty novel ways they're expanding their existing blogs to create new revenue streams tied to their respective brands. But I am taking a different approach, and instead of expanding my footprint on my existing sites, I opted to go the route of creating new brands altogether to help improve my revenue long-term.

Today, I wanted to dive more into why I'm doing that.

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15 Photos to Enjoy a Virtual Trip to Sri Lanka

Not being able to travel is rough. We get it. There is nothing fun about being stuck at home with no plans for the future.

To help things out, we're publishing a virtual trip series where we share 15 of our favorite photos from a previous trip and share some of the backstories behind the images.

For our seventh entry, we're traveling to Sri Lanka- a country I explored for about five days in 2014!

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How to Visit Easter Island Without Spending a Lot of Money

“Is it possible to visit Easter Island without spending a lot of money?”

This is a question we've been asked quite frequently since our trip to the island. To answer this question in a single statement, the best we can say this: It depends on what you define as “a lot“.

If you are looking at spending under $50/day, Easter Island (also known as Isla de Pascua or Rapa Nui) will not be the place to visit unless you happen to fall within a very unique circumstance that we'll talk about later on. 

For those who have a slightly higher budget, there are still many ways on how to get to Easter Island without breaking the bank too much.

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Introducing This Week in Blogging – A Weekly Recap of the News

For many years, I've shared my blogging tips and tricks as its own series on this blog. There were many reasons why I did this, with the biggest being that I simply disliked a lot of the information that was out there for travel bloggers and wanted to provide my own insight from my decade-plus experience running this site.

Recently I got an opportunity to take this knowledge in a new direction, and I am happy to announce a free weekly newsletter to help bloggers out- This Week in Blogging!

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