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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What Are the Best Lenses for Sony a6000? We Go for the Primes

When it comes to photography, one of the most popular camera models currently out there is the Sony a6000 mirrorless camera.

After my initial hesitation of buying yet another Sony camera, I came around and haven't regretted my decision in the slightest (read our full Sony a6000 review here for more on that).

After working with the kit lens for quite some time, I made the decision to take the leap into buying more lenses for my arsenal. I was then left with one rather challenging question: what are the best lenses for Sony a6000?

As someone who primarily shoots landscape and macro photography, this led me into the world of prime lenses- something I think most photographers know little about but would be greatly interested in.

During my investigation of prime lenses I found that most of the articles were bit confusing- not so much for the technical nature of them, but more because I wasn't sure if they would suit my needs when it came to photography.

To accommodate this gap and help out fellow travelers in this same situation, this non-technical guide was born.

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5 Secret Confessions of a Full Time Travel Blogger

What can I say about travel blogging after writing on this site for over a decade? I have so many stories and experiences that it would be hard to figure out a good place to start.

But when I sit back and think of where the last decade has brought this site (and me as a travel writer at large), there are a few things that stick out to me that I have to get off my chest. These are my full-time travel blogging confessions.

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7 Ways to Support Your Favorite Bloggers for Free

Let's pretend for a moment that you arrived at a blog, one not so different than this one perhaps, read the article you intended, and enjoyed it. What do you do next?

While your own path from there may be different, the vast majority of people who read blogs do something fairly simple: they leave.

Odds are good you do this too, but let's take a moment to go past that. Let's say you really enjoyed the article, or perhaps you have been a fan of that particular blogger and want to help them out. What can you do?

Well, we have several easy ways for you to help out a blogger you like, and they all can be done for free!

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