Have you ever dreamed of packing your bags, quitting your 9-5 job and setting off on an adventure of a lifetime travelling the world?
Well, for many of the 25 travel bloggers that we interviewed for this post, that dream is a reality! Luckily for you, they have decided to blog about it every step of the way.
The travel bloggers featured in this post reveal how they manage to create a steady stream of income from monetizing their blogs to makes their enviable lifestyles possible.
Whether you are an avid travel blogger looking to increase your monthly revenue, or a newbie just learning to start a blog – this post guarantees to give you new ideas about how to make money blogging.
Keep reading to find out what our blogging experts revealed in their response to one interesting question:
“What Is Your Top Tip for How to Make Money With a Travel Blog?”
The responses were varied, but most of our experts concurred on these main pieces of advice about how to make money blogging:
- Spread your portfolio of products and earning opportunities– Before you home-in on what works best for you, try to experiment with a variety of monetization techniques. This can be everything from affiliate links, paid partnerships and social media promotion to brand campaigns and sponsorships. You can create a more passive income stream for your blog by working out which is the most effective.
- Sell products and services that your readers need – Consider selling digital marketing training to aspiring bloggers or travel consulting to your readers who are looking to dig deeper into the content that they see on your site.
- Think outside the box – What can you do that nobody else is? Marketing yourself as a very specific entity within the blogging world can help you align your expertise with brand partnerships that will generate higher revenue as your audience is so targeted. Before you approach a brand ensure that you have a media kit ready and that you (and your readers) will have a genuine interest in their product or service.
- Focus on writing amazing content – Remember to plan long term. A great way to do this is to build a name for yourself as a provider of great content. Educating your readers and building trust is the best way to position yourself in a position of authority amongst other travel blogs.
Read on for more detailed answers from our panel of experts and leave a comment to let us know what tip you found the most useful.