TravelCon Review – A Travel Bloggers Conference to Consider

TravelCon is a new conference for travel bloggers put on by the team behind Nomadic Matt- one of the world's most popular travel blogs.

The first conference took place in late 2018 in Austin, Texas, and offered three full days of sessions, networking opportunities, events, and more (in similar construct to the competing conference TBEX which has been around for the better part of a decade).

But as TBEX has had a somewhat bad reputation as being too beginner friendly, TravelCon stepped in to try and cater to all blogging skill levels- be it beginner, intermediate, or advanced. Naturally, I was intrigued and was fortunate enough to check out the conference after winning a ticket from my ad network (and event sponsor), Mediavine.

So, is TravelCon worth it? We share the highlights and pitfalls in this full review!

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Keysearch Review – 3 Ways We’ve Used the Service to Dominate SEO

Keysearch is a premium keyword research tool that really has changed our lives since getting a subscription.

The reason for this is simple, and is because Keysearch goes beyond telling you keyword volumes and also tries to tell you the difficulty of ranking for any given keyword as well.

So you don't have to keep throwing keywords at your site and hope they stick, Keysearch lets you take a targeted approach for your SEO efforts!

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Becoming a Professional Photographer – 10 Years in Photos

2018 marks the ten year anniversary of my first international trip (solo at least). This whirlwind tour of Europe was my college graduation present to myself and, unbeknownst to me at the time, would spark my wanderlust and put me on a path to become a travel writer, blogger, and professional photographer.

Since that fateful journey I've explored over 70 countries, on five continents, totaling over two solid years on the road, and shot well over 200,000 photos of the world's beauty along the way.

When looking back at my photos (something I do quite often), I've noticed an interesting evolution in my becoming a photographer.

From the style and composition, to the equipment I use and other post-processing techniques picked up along the way, my photography journey has been one that has only gotten better with age.

Today I wanted to share a glimpse into my journey over the last ten years as a travel photographer and the most important lessons I've learned along the way.

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What to Do if You Get a DMCA Copyright Infringement Notice

Well, hello! If you found this article from a Google search, odds are good you just received a DMCA Copyright Infringement Notice from your host.

This typically means only one thing: you stole some content, got busted for it, and are now frantically trying to figure out what to do! 

Don't worry, we are here today to help you out.

While we have not received DMCA notices ourselves, we have sent them to those who have stole from us. This article is our way of letting you know, from a content creator's perspective, what you should do. And that is pretty simple: remove the content as per the DMCA notice!

We weren't joking when we said it is simple, and in this one we're going to go into detail why that is.

Disclaimer: We are not lawyers and the below does not constitute legal advice. This article is our opinion based off of our experience filing DMCA notices against content thieves only and our understanding of copyright law. If you have any doubts about what to do after receiving a DMCA notice, contact an attorney.

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