Posts Tagged "Services"


Last updated: 11/13/17When 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 in our travel blog tips 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...

Read More

Last updated: 11/13/17A 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...

Read More

Last updated: 11/13/17For the longest time we’ve been quite resistant to installing pop-up opt-ins on our sites.  It wasn’t so much that they annoy us (like most, we’re desensitized to them) but it was more for the fact that we never knew how to do it right on our own and couldn’t afford the services that do it for you. As with many topics on blogging, if you’re not going to go at it with the best...

Read More

Last updated: 11/13/17If you would’ve asked me when the Professional Travel Bloggers Association (PTBA) was founded a few years ago if it was worth joining, I would’ve said no. If you would’ve asked me when the PTBA announced the first conference, TBC Asia in Sri Lanka, I would’ve said maybe. If you ask me today, I would say absolutely- and there is one very good reason for that. But to truly explain why we...

Read More

Last updated: 11/13/17Ah conferences. They are both my favorite and least favorite parts of any industry. On one hand you have the potential to learn a lot, make industry connections, meet other professional travel bloggers, and hang out with friends you probably haven’t seen since the last conference.  On the other hand you have absolutely zero clue if you will take home anything valuable for the hundreds, if not thousands of...

Read More