Writing is all about expressing yourself in the best possible way through words as they always say that “Pen is mightier than Sword.” So pen has the strength to conquer more than a sword in all terms and then comes traveling which also is an interesting part of our life.
A person loves traveling as it is a journey to explore new places, people, and culture. Nowadays writing and traveling has come together to give birth to – Travel Blogging. Travel blogging is a perfect blend of your love for traveling and writing skills by which you can share your experiences with others.
Well, there are thousands of travel bloggers all across the globe but to be a successful travel blogger you have to express yourself in such a way that it attracts the readers. However, to become a successful travel blogger, there are a lot of factors you need to gain and add to your website which will help you to earn good amount of money.
Fill the Article with Proper Details
Today there are a lot of travel bloggers think that people will read anything that they write and will appreciate them. When you are a Travel Blogger, you should always remember that there are two types of people visiting your blog. The first type of people visit your blog for valuable information while others come just to criticize you.
Whenever you visit any city or place, write about the lives of locals, their culture, food, traditions, etc. Make sure your content is unique and original. Your articles/posts should educate people. Help them know the city you visit through your perspective.
Your Content Should Be Genuine
Always try put accurate information on your blog as people will go through your article for information. Suppose you are writing about a city and you provide false details about fares to attract a lot of attention, or just out of ignorance, there is a high chance that you will receive a lot of criticism from your readers who found out the truth after visiting that city.
Never add things that the city does not have just for the sake of making your blog interesting. Also, you should be extremely careful about the information you put. When people of those cities go through your blog, they will find out the faults, and all your popularity will go away.
Make things realistic
Travel Blogs shouldn’t be written as an essay, as your target is a mature audience who know the difference between an essay and a blog. They will be expecting real things more maturely. Give your readers the real information from real incidents, if possible with evidence.
At the same time, do not give each and every minute detail about your journey that will lengthen your post unnecessarily. Only provide information about the things which are important and will enhance the experience of your readers when they visit the place/city.
Talk To Your Audience with Your Writing
It is essential that your blog should both be narrative and informative as this grabs the attention of your readers. Never make your blog lengthy and boring. Try to make it informative so that viewers can find it interesting.
When you communicate with your reader through your blogs, you build a relationship with them where both of you share a love for Travel. Make things real and exciting for the people who come to read your blogs and always think from a reader point of view. This trick will help you to become a better writer, as at the end of the day you are writing for your readers and not for yourself.
Earning Money as a Travel Blogger
Making money as a travel blogger might seem tough in the beginning but with a little bit of an experience, you can start earning good amount of money per month. There are multiple ways to earn money from Blogging which includes affiliate marketing, advertising, guest posting, etc.
Sponsors serve as an important source of income for travel bloggers, and if your blog has a good ranking and popularity, then many companies will sponsor your trips as well. In return, the sponsor will ask you to put an advertisement on your site or ask you to write your experience on their site.
When you become a well know travel blogger, different hotels from various hill stations ask you to visit their hotels so that you can write about them along with the place/city. Most of the time they pay a good amount of money to travel blogger for this in some cases they sponsor your trip and stay also.
Many travel bloggers get exclusive discounts coupons like Yatra Coupons, ClearTrip Coupons, RedBus Promo Codes, MakeMyTrip Coupons, etc. from Travel companies and Hotel Owners when bloggers use their services for transportation or accommodation.
Owners of hotels, restaurants and sport activity organizers will try to use your fame by paying an enormous amount to post review about them. When you write a positive review about them, it helps them in the promotion of their business.
If you learn blogging and a bit of coding managing your blog will be a cakewalk for you. You can also earn a lot from Google Adsense where you are paid for displaying ads on your blog. There are many travel bloggers who earn a lot of money just using Google Adsense. Hence travel blogging for a living is easily possible.