How a Global Pandemic Helped my Travel Blog Boom!

by Andrew John Virtue Dobson Put your hand up if traffic to your travel blog tanked in 2020… Many bloggers spent countless hours developing niche websites over the last decade… apparently the pandemic had other plans. I know many travel bloggers who had their traffic tank up to 90% once lockdowns were enforced around the

The Future of Travel Blogging

Article by TBEX North America 2022 Featured Speaker, Jeremy Jones Ever since the first blog was launched in 1994, the industry has been in near-constant change.  Journal-based “weblogs” gave way to more formal blogs. Web 1.0 became 2.0 with the dominance of Google, social media, user-generated content, and more. Now, with web 3.0 and the

Press and FAM Trips: What is Expected of You?

As a content creator in the current travel space, DMOs, Tourism Boards and Regional Tour Operators can be a brilliant and vital connection for discovery and adventure. Tourism marketing is BIG business, and these organizations are on the hunt for bloggers, videographers and travel influencers to help advertise their destination on a global level. Press

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Get Prepared for TBEX Europe 2016 in Stockholm: 9 Tips for First Timers

If it’s your first time attending TBEX, you are perhaps overwhelmed and frankly a little bit scared. Well, not to worry, here are nine tips to get you prepared for TBEX Stockholm. These should suffice until I see you for the my TBEX for First Timers Talk on Day 1 of the conference: Get business cards

Why I love TBEX and Why You Will Too.

Although it wasn’t long ago, I’ll always remember my first TBEX. It was April 2015 in Catalunya, Spain. I had been to many blogging conferences before, but never one that was focused solely on TRAVEL. Yes, there are other Travel Blogging conferences, and I have attended many of them, but no one does it like

Managing Comments on Social Media

Develop a response strategy map for conversation Management For entrepreneurs using social media for customer engagement, a response strategy map is a system of responses drawn up collectively by the entire organisation for implementation during engagement with their target audience on social media. Broadly speaking, a response strategy focuses on the responses to any comments

8 Key Elements For an Effective Hashtag

When it comes down to storytelling, travel brands have a clear edge over organizations in other industries: we sell experiences, memories. And whether people travel for business or leisure, they tend to share these moments on social media, in real-time, via their always-on mobile devices. One of the big trends that has been shaping how

How to Rock TBEX and Walk Away with New Friends & Business Partners

Whenever I’m on the road and meeting a travel blogger who is just starting out or wondering how to take their blog to the next level, I always recommend they come to TBEX – and not just for the sessions. For TBEX, like many other successful conferences out there, one of the things that keeps

The #1 Thing Every Travel Blogger Should Be Doing on Twitter

  There are a number of things bloggers should be doing to showcase themselves and their blogs on Twitter. Here are three of the most important: Have a Clear Profile Picture: People want to see what you look like, especially if you’re providing travel advice or if a DMO or brand is potentially interested in

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