Posts Tagged "Blog101"


Updated on: 04/13/182018 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 photographer. Since that fateful journey I’ve explored over 70 countries, on five continents, totaling over two solid years on the...

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Updated on: 04/13/18Currently, travel affiliate programs are our second highest income stream, just behind CPM advertising with our private ad network, Mediavine. We make well over $7,500 per year in total across our affiliate programs, and have spent the last few years A/B testing which programs and placements convert the best- both on our global travel blog, Living the Dream, and our local Pittsburgh blog, Discover the Burgh. In...

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Updated on: 03/9/18In our ever-present quest to improve our travel blog, we have done a lot of back-end work you may not notice on the surface. One of those is optimizing our WordPress plugins, as these tools are what take sites like ours from a normal blog and transforms them into something special (not to mention helping get a ton of awesome blog traffic too). A problem we’ve noticed when it comes to viewing websites is that...

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Updated on: 11/20/17Well, 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...

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Updated on: 10/27/17When it comes to putting your keyword research into use, you probably think you need to find a high traffic, low competition term, use it internally a number of times per conventional practices, and hope that in a few months time Google will recognize that you should rank for that term. Sounds simple, right? Well, you are probably shooting yourself in the foot through misuse of your keyword even if you follow all...

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