Posts Tagged ‘Making Money’

Suzy: Week 2 Goals – Choosing a Travel Niche
[Posted on: 28 August 2009]
[Posted in: Case Studies, Getting Readers, Getting Started]

(If you’re wondering what this Case Study is about, please read the introductory post from last week.) When Suzy and I first chatted about her desire to have a travel blog, focused on a specific travel niche, upon which she could write about what she really loves and make money doing it, I put together […]

Suzy: Week 1 Goals – Profitable Travel Writing
[Posted on: 21 August 2009]
[Posted in: Case Studies, Getting Readers, Getting Started]

Can a Travel Writer make money online? I believe that the answer is a resounding yes….and I’m going to prove it to you. Allow me to introduce you to Suzy (not her real name), my first Case Study. Suzy is a well-repected travel writer who is regularly published in several online and offline travel publications. I met her on a media trip and we spent time chatting about the many challenges facing travel writers who are trying to adapt to

Monetizing Your Travel Blog
[Posted on: 3 August 2009]
[Posted in: Opportunities, Overcoming Obstacles, Tips & Tricks]

Lately we’ve been receiving emails – and questions in the Forum – from travel writers who are confused about how to monetize their travel blog. They’re just a little fuzzy on the whole concept of advertising, or perhaps just leery of it, and a few even confuse the concept of displaying ads on their travel […]

Travel Grants Can Be the Secret to Free Travel
[Posted on: 6 May 2009]
[Posted in: Opportunities, Writer's Resources]

Are you a new travel writer looking for travel writing jobs? Would you like free travel? There is a way that few writers know about to help them get the funds they need – funds that could take you to a destination that you’ve always wanted to write about. The same way that many high-school […]

Ease Your Stress Over Travel Writing Articles
[Posted on: 6 April 2009]
[Posted in: Getting Readers, Getting Started, Tips & Tricks]
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Many travel writers may hyperventilate at the thought of writing travel articles each day. Calm down and take a deep breath. If you have some structure around developing your travel articles, you can flesh them out. You’ll be surprised at the amount of travel writing articles you could post on Ezine Articles or Go Articles. […]

Get paid with online job sites like
[Posted on: 31 March 2009]
[Posted in: Getting Started, Reviews, Tips & Tricks]
[5 Comments] is yet another online job site — it’s similar to In fact, and are the two biggest online job sites for freelancers. Travel writers can earn extra cash by signing up with Not only does Elance provide you with paying opportunities, but you’ll have portfolio pieces. Here’s a review of […]

Travel careers that can support your writing
[Posted on: 27 March 2009]
[Posted in: Getting Started, Opportunities]

If you’re an aspiring travel writer, the best way to learn about the industry is to work in it. Maybe you require a full-time or part-time job to supplement your writing career. There are plenty of travel careers available to you. Not only is it fun to work in the travel industry, but you can […]

Ethnography can lead to your best travel writing
[Posted on: 25 March 2009]
[Posted in: Getting Readers, Getting Started, Opportunities]

Your best travel writing may happen as the result of traveling to a remote village in Africa or Asia. Instead of going to the Caribbean or Paris, travel to a place where you could help humankind. A great way to do this is through ethnography because it’s closely related to travel writing. According to Wikipedia, […]

A travel writer can make money online with Google Cash Detective
[Posted on: 20 March 2009]
[Posted in: Getting Started, Opportunities, Overcoming Obstacles]

A travel writer can make money online which means cash in your pocket. However, sometimes you’ll need to spend money in order to make money. This is where Chris Carpenter and his Google Cash Detective come into play. Before you hand over your money for Google Cash Detective, continue to read this blog. Does it […]

Become a travel writer who gets paid to review cafés around the world
[Posted on: 18 March 2009]
[Posted in: Getting Started, Opportunities, Overcoming Obstacles]

Do you love coffee? Can’t start your day without a mocha cappuccino? Many people cannot function without a good cup of coffee. These same people travel each year and will visit local cafés. You could be a travel writer who writes about cafés around the world or the ones in your backyard. Remember, there’s more […]



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