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Blogging. One of the ways we make money to travel full-time. Blogging tips and updates from World Travel Family travel blog, perfect for travel bloggers but the same principals apply for all blogs.

Blogging has changed a lot in recent years. It’s complex and to get to the top you will need to become a super-geek.

You need to understand how the internet, Google, and social media work.

I used to say that once you had the basic skills in blogging you could pretty much print your own money. In 2021 it’s harder, much harder. But it’s achievable.

Start with our post on “Steps to Starting Your Own Blog.” Buying your domain and basic hosting is cheap and fairly easy.
You need to be on WordPress.

Blogging is not about collecting followers, it’s about getting to the top of Google. OK, so some people get a lot of traffic from Pinterest and Facebook, but those sources have always been insignificant for me.

You need to learn about SEO. That’s Search Engine Optimisation. It’s quite a science. A blogger is a website creator more than a writer.

There’s lots of information below to get you started. And good luck! I’m here to help if I can.

The host we use and recommend, they let us fly through Google’s new speed and CWV requirements, is Agathon

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