business of blogging Archive

Five Business Theories to Apply to Your Self-Employed Writing Life

If you listen to a lot of business podcasts, read magazines like Inc., or just chat with other business owners in Facebook groups, you’ll eventually start hearing a few theories that

4 Reasons to Leave Comments Enabled on Your Blog

If you want to get bloggers arguing about something in a hurry, ask them what they think of allowing comments on their blog. It can get heated—for good reasons—on both sides

Why Buying a Website or Blog Can Be Better Than Starting One

Almost any successful blogger will tell you to be prepared to put in six months, a year, maybe two years before you start making real money from a travel blog. There’s

What’s Your Excuse for Not Succeeding?

I’ve been talking to other travel writers since “travel writing” meant you had to write for magazines or guidebook companies. Then I’ve been talking to travel bloggers since I launched the

Are You Too Cheap to Succeed?

If your travel writing or blogging earnings have stalled and you can’t seem to move the needle, you may want to look at your spending. No, I’m not telling you to