How to get travel discounts for bloggers on vacation travel writers and bloggers can earn extra money by selling articles to magazines during before and after the trip. If you want to pitch a travel article idea to a magazine or online content editor read how to write an author bio when you ve never been published.
In part one you learned blog strategy plus how to get set up online.
How to get free trips as a travel blogger. Having a website with high quality content ie. How to find the best travel blog website host. If you missed that article you can read it here how to start a travel blog.
Although travel blogging is becoming a more widely recognized way to fund your travel it is still a relatively new way to promote travel in the world of business and marketing. As a travel blogger with a full time job and no plans to quit the ideal scenario for me would be to score press trips and or review relevant travel related products on my site. Meals and accommodations camping ages.
My mind says age is only a number but what i see and what i want to do is another story how can i travel like you people is a big question i am 66 but my mind is full of snow clad mountains wild sea beaches dense forest and lots and lots of ancient pilgrims any suggestion i. Help to maintain the trails in the bob marshall wilderness complex located in montana. This is a guest contribution from dan bagby of honeymoon always.
All ages keep in mind. Every time you pitch a brand someone from that company is going to visit your website and make a judgement on whether you will do a good job of promoting them. Securing your first press trip is a great milestone for wannabe travel writers.
Blog posts photos and other text is essential to scoring free trips through travel blogging. Think of your site like a purchasing a lamborghini but then slapping a toyota camry motor in it. A fam trip short for familiarization trip or influencer marketing campaign or press trip is a free or low cost trip often including a salary for travel bloggers social influencers travel agents or consultants paid for or sponsored by a tourism board travel brand tour operator airline or industry conference organizer.
Then use your free time to explore the trails and backcountry. Bob marshall wilderness foundation. Very impressing but for people like me it was an alien subject though the fact is i want to become a traveler blogger.
Anthony you ve given me a great starting point to devise a strategy to get my name out there and actually approach the cvbs and tourism boards. Free accommodation travel bloggers how to get press trips. Choosing a reliable website host is one of the most important parts of being a travel blogger.
You will need to make a 50 deposit to participate but it will be refunded at the end of your project. Many travel bloggers start blogging with dreams of getting free travel around the world. The travel blog pro series is designed to give you the tools advice and honest reality of what it takes to make it as a professional travel blogger.
It s not only crucial when you re first starting off but also as you continue to grow into the future. Last year i set out with the goal to see what it would take to make that a reality and i was surprised at how little time it took to get upgrades and freebies in exchange for coverage on my blog.