If you have thought about the appeal of traveling around the world to make money you are not experiencing a pipe dream. There is definitely a way to go about doing this and one way is by blogging about your experiences. How can you blog and make money? Here are some suggestions that will get you started on the very real career pursuit of writing about travel and lifestyle.
Get information by reading articles online. There are a huge amount of articles and blogs built by successful world travelers. You can learn a lot simply by reading their blog entries. This will give you an idea of what topics are most appealing to readers. This will also give you an idea of how varied your topics will need to be and how often blog entries need to be updated to keep visitors coming.
There are many how-to articles on starting travel and lifestyle blogs. These you want to read with some hesitation. You will note that almost all of them have the same advice. Have passion, get paid to move to a foreign country and teach your native language there, and so on. While you might be able to start by doing these things, or you may even succeed, you want to follow your instincts.
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Your blog can really only be as successful as you make it. You need write it from your own inner voice, so no one else can really teach you how to blog in this regard. If you are reading this article because you are fired up about getting paid to blog about travel and lifestyle, you are ready to succeed. Trust that passion inside you.
Your passion will give your blog its uniqueness that no other blog like it can offer. This will be a powerful tool in hooking your audience and getting it to grow. One tip to follow is to use any mistakes you make when traveling and share those with your audience. Let them learn how not to travel when in various countries. This is invaluable guidance for them so do not be afraid to show your audience that, while you are passionate about travel and lifestyle topics, you are not perfect.
Being imperfect makes you different and different is what poises you for success. Now, to start your blog, you need to come up with a name for it. It should be one that suits you and your travel style. You might use a title that speaks to the regions you travel most, obviously, but if you are a globe-trotting traveler you might want to focus more on how you are while doing it.
Next, get a host for your blog. There are some tried and true blog services out there. Do not be afraid to use them. They are popular for a reason. Some blog hosts will let you try them out for a few dollars for the first few months or year. If you have a favorite travel blog, you may want to go with the service that they use.
Figure out your way around the dashboard and download a theme that speaks to you. You also need to design your logo. There are services such as those on Fiverr that can design one for you if you are in need of help. They do not cost a lot but they can be worthwhile if you are stuck for inspiration.
Install any and all plugins and get ready to post your first blog. Finally, start building your audience. Guest blog on other sites. Share your posts with everyone you know on social media and have fun making money by doing what you love!