I know as much about bullying as the average father of three young children. Which is to say, I’m a subject matter expert. But Stephanie Kong’s request for help may not be easily solved, and I’m hoping you can help me. Continue reading…
Credit cards are morally ambiguous financial instruments. They can be used for good, to pay for something when you don’t have enough money. And they can be used for evil, to pay for something when you don’t have enough money. Continue reading…
First, a little good news: After an internal site redesign, which optimized some databases and cleared out a few errant scripts, we’re moving full steam ahead. On Tuesday, we had record traffic for a non-viral story day, reaching 20,000 readers.
Thanks to all of you for making that possible, and to my webmaster, Steven Glover, for helping right the ship.
Editor’s note: This is part five of my series on becoming a successful travel blogger. Here’s the first one, the second one, the third one and the fourth one. I’ll have the final installment tomorrow.
You’re missing a key ingredient to your super-successful travel blog: your audience.
Notice that I said “your” audience. Not “an” audience or “the” audience. When you become a travel blogger, you will make a deep connection with your users that goes beyond anything you had in old media. These aren’t simply readers, viewers or listeners; they are members of your extended family. Continue reading…
Editor’s note: Want to be a travel blogger? Almost every day, someone asks me how it’s done. So I’ve decided to spend the next week answering that question. Comments? Please send ’em along or leave one below.
You can launch a travel blog right now, in the time it takes to read this post.
But not so fast! Just like every house needs a blueprint, you don’t want to build without a plan.
The blogosphere is littered with great sites that started with passion and fanfare and then flamed out. Why? They had no foundation, no plan, and ultimately, no reason for being. You don’t want to become a statistic.