Blogging is a full time job. Whether you're a full time blogger or not, there's just so much to do. From writing, taking photos, editing, social media-ing, to monetizing, it seems like the "to-dos" never end. But I think I've found a way to balance my very busy life and my blog. Last month, October 2017, I made over $15,000 from my blog. I didn't have a crazy sale. I didn't publish 33 posts. In … [Read more...] about How I Made $15,000 Last Month While Traveling Full Time
One of the absolute best ways to get traffic to your blog is Pinterest. Pinterest is a category of it's own when it comes to social media. It's more of a search engine than anything else. But unlike Google, its algorithm is a bit different. Vertical pins along with "rich" descriptions that lead to helpful content do best on Pinterest. For years, many bloggers and pinners spent time manually … [Read more...] about How to Go Viral on Pinterest: Tailwind Tribes
I wanted to do a small recap about what's going on lately, since I haven't done that in months. And thought it would also be a good excuse to also include the new shop! Stay til the end of this post for a never seen before surprise. P.s. if you're just here for the shop check it out right here! Travel updates I'm currently writing this from Romania where I'll be for the next couple weeks seeing … [Read more...] about Life Lately & Introducing the Shop!
So you've decided to buy a new camera! First, congrats! It's an awesome investment and one that has been quite a long time coming for me. Buying a DSLR or mirrorless camera can quickly feel daunting and overwhelming. There are so many options and extra bells and whistles. What kind of camera is the best? What kind of camera do you really need? This guide is designed to help break down everything … [Read more...] about The Ultimate Guide to Buying a New Camera (Beginner to Intermediate)
The other day I got an email from a blogger that said just this: I stopped blogging. It made me sad. This girl had been blogging for years and years. She just up and stopped! Why? I can think of exactly one word: passion. I believe that we do everything out of a love of wanting to continue. If we are at a job we hate we do the bare minimum. Same goes for blogging. It can easily lose its spark … [Read more...] about 12 Mistakes Most Bloggers Make
Instagram is everyone's favorite photo app but, it's also my most cherished tool to drive traffic to my blog, make money, and make real connections. I attended a travel blog conference recently and two things were discussed: social media is important now more than ever and so are the messages that you post. Instagram is one of the TOP drivers of traffic to my blog. And I also find that I spend … [Read more...] about 15 Ridiculously Easy Travel Instagram Photo Ideas and Poses