Become a Travel Blogger

See the world. Have fun. Get paid.

I often get emails from people asking how they can build a successful blog — often a travel blog — and explore the world as their career (or at least work remotely). As someone who has created a full-time job and income out of travel and lifestyle blogging, I can say it’s hard work; but if you put in the time and effort you will be rewarded with a life of travel and self-empowerment.

So, what steps do you need to take to create a successful blogging brand for yourself? To help put you on the path to blogging success I offer several different options shown below.

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One-On-One Blogging Consultation

Location: Online via Skype

These consultation sessions are done over Skype and give you free range to ask any questions you have about blogging. Some possible topics to discuss:

  • Setting up and customizing your blog
  • Defining your niche
  • Creating engaging content
  • Crafting a business plan
  • Increasing Google search rank
  • Creating a brand that stands out
  • Forming mutually-beneficial partnerships with brands
  • Pitching story ideas to paying publications
  • Secrets to social media success
  • Monetizing your blog
  • Obtaining press trips
  • Important WordPress plugins
  • …and more!

If you don’t have specific questions I will tailor the session based on your goals, using examples and visuals to highlight specific points.

Bonus: Sign up for a Blogging Consultation and you’ll also receive:

  • A free blog critique (we can schedule this for a future date, since I’ll already be working with you and critiquing during the session)
  • Two contacts for advertisers who work with bloggers
  • Five paying editor contacts

Price: $150 per hour/$200 for two hours/$300 for three hours (Save $150 by signing up for three hours!)

Order: Use the dropdown menu below to order. After paying you’ll be directed to a Thank You Page where you can schedule your consult. You WILL leave the session with a clear idea of how to turn your blog into a profitable business, and I’ll give you specific strategies to do this.


Private Consulting Options



One-On-One Blogging Consultation

Location: In Person – New York City Only

Similar to the one-on-one blogging consultation via Skype; however, with this option we’ll meet in person at a public venue with WiFi. We’ll sit side-by-side working on your blog, going over your questions and troubleshooting any issues you may be experiencing. I’ll make sure your website is set up for optimal reach and success, not only telling you how to take your blog to the next level, but showing you.

Bonus: Sign up for a Blogging Consultation and you’ll also receive:

  • A free blog critique (we can schedule this for a future date, since I’ll already be working with you and critiquing during the session)
  • Two contacts for advertisers who work with bloggers
  • Five paying editor contacts

Price: $600 (up to 4 hours)

Order: Use the Order Now button below to order. You will then be directed to a Thank You Page where you can schedule your consult. You WILL leave the session with a clear idea of how to turn your blog into a profitable business, and I’ll give you specific strategies to do this.

How To Start A Blog [Class]

In this 5-week beginner course you’ll get familiar with the basics of blogging successfully. The class focuses on:

  • Blogging vs traditional media
  • How to set up your WordPress blog
  • Successful branding
  • Creating engaging content
  • Story forms
  • Successfully promoting posts
  • Engaging your readers and forming relationships
  • …and more!

Case studies, examples, online readings and homework assignments help drive lessons home. No books are required.

Price: $215

Order: Visit Writers.com to learn more or register for this class.

From Setup To Salary: How To Create A Blog That Makes Money [Class]

This 8-week class is designed for those looking to take their blog to the next level. Course focuses include:

  • How to take your blog from hobby to professional
  • Developing an effective content strategy
  • Drawing up a business plan
  • Using tools to better understand your readers
  • Different ways to grow a following
  • Monetizing your website
  • Search Engine Optimization (SEO)
  • Finding your writing voice
  • Social media secrets
  • Driving traffic to your blog
  • Working with brands/forming partnerships
  • …and more!

We’ll look at case studies and examples offering concrete directions for guidance. The homework for the class will not only teach you how to create a website that generates income, but will also provide unique content and tools for your growing website. No books are required.

Price: $315

Order: Visit Writers.com to learn more or register for this class.

Ditch The Daily Grind: How To Create A Travel Blog That Makes Money

Format: Video Course

This informative video course is broken up into five modules. It’s targeted toward beginners looking to create a travel blog but who are unsure of where to start. The webinar goes over:

  • Module 1: Branding Your Blog & Blog Design
  • Module 2: Crafting Engaging Content & Search Engine Optimization
  • Module 3: Promoting Your Blog Content
  • Module 4: Creating A Successful Social Media Strategy
  • Module 5: Monetizing Your Blog

By the end of the webinar you’ll have a solid understanding of how to take your blog from something for your family to something for the world.

Bonus: Once your travel blog is up and running you can contact me for a FREE blog critique.

Price: $24.99. Once you purchase the webinar you will be sent a password to access the content shortly after.



Ditch The Daily Grind: How To Create A Travel Blog That Makes Money

Format: Video Webinar; Installments

If you don’t want to purchase the whole two-hour video at once I’ve also separated it into three videos, each about 30 minutes in length.

Installment 1 – Price: $9.99
  • Choosing a blogging platform
  • Choosing a domain
  • Layout and design
  • Creating a successful brand
Installment 2 – Price: $9.99
  • Helpful plugins
  • Building partnerships
  • Enhancing crucial skills
  • Search Engine Optimization
  • Legally sourcing photographs
  • Forming your blog as a business
Installment 3 – Price: $9.99
  • Understanding social media
  • Gaining a following
  • Creating a blogger community
  • Creating a reader community
  • Freelance pitching
  • Writer resources
  • How to make money

From Hobby To Career: How To Create A Business Plan For Your Travel Blog

Format: 40-Minute Tutorial Video

Topics covered include:

  • The importance of a business plan
  • Branding
  • Fleshing out your idea
  • Looking at the competition
  • Creating a timeline
  • Money-making ideas to get you thinking
  • Seeking help when it’s time
  • Promoting yourself
  • Revising

Bonus: When you purchase this instructional video you’ll receive a free website critique or free business plan critique.

Price: $9.99

Online Travel Photography Course

For those looking to up their travel photography game, Jessie on a Journey recommends Great Escape Publishing, who offer an online photography class chock full of valuable lessons, Lightroom tutorials, advice on profiting from your photography, publishing contacts, tricks to bump up sales, classes on camera settings and shooting in different environments, simple photography hacks and much more.

Note: You do NOT need a fancy camera or photography experience to take this course.

Price: $399.

Order: Please click here to be directed to the course page

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