Browsing Category : Blogging

To Touch-up, Or Not To Touch-up? That is the Question!

Do you use apps that make your pictures (and you) look better? Whether you’re blogging about beauty, food or travel, chances are you have used filters and apps to make your pictures pop. Some bloggers are turning off the filters and going “au natural”, so does that mean we all should? Recently, plus-size supermodel, Ashley Graham published new photos on Instagram…

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6 WP Plugins You Should Use On Your Travel Blog

Here are 6 Plugins I use on my travel sites to improve the usability and customize the look and feel. If you are not the webmaster or website programmer, you probably won’t find this post interesting. (Sorry just for nerds!) If you don’t know a little programming, don’t fool around with plugins too much, ask your webmaster. This post is…

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Eureka Moment – Using LinkedIn

After attending a workshop on using LinkedIn for personal branding and networking, hosted by The Garage Marketing, I had a Eureka moment: LinkedIn is not a just a social network, it should be considered a communication tool for expanding your professional network and developing your business. Just before the holidays, I had received an invitation to a free seminar being…

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The Travel Blogger Checklist for Travel Trade Fairs

Things to know and what to expect before going to a travel trade fair Once your travel blog or free-lance writing starts growing, a little bit of revenue starts coming in, and you realize that your readers are not only your friends and family, you will find it takes more and more time and effort as well as expense to keep…

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Why We Need Good News

Published in A reflection piece backed up by science and statistics on current events We want to be well informed but it is taking a toll on our well-being Bad news can cause anxiety, mood disorders and can even be addictive. On the other hand, good news has been proven to increase our ‘good mood hormones’ and even strengthen…

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As many bloggers, I started my travel blog as a creative outlet and a way to share my experiences abroad with my friends and family back home. Then to my astonishment, people I didn’t even know started writing to me and following me, asking me questions. The site grew, as did the information in it, and consequently the expenses to…

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