Want to Make Money Blogging? This is For You!

Want to make money blogging? I wish this course was around when I got started; I'd have saved thousands of dollars (and hours) spinning my wheels.

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6 Countries and 35,000 Miles: This was 2015!

I covered some good ground in 2015, seeing 6 countries spanning 35,000 miles! Here's the summary.

6 Countries and 35,000 Miles: This was 2015! 6 Countries and 35,000 Miles: This was 2015!

9 Perfect Travel Gifts (2015 Edition)

Are you looking for the perfect gift for the traveler in your life? Here are 9 travel-tested products that will make any budding traveler smile.

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In this series, we’re exploring the various careers of world travelers, and how they make ends meet financially while living abroad. Yes, financially sustainable full-time travel is possible!

 

Aileen Adalid

In 2012 at the age of 21, Aileen Adalid of I Am Aileen quit her corporate job in the Philippines to travel the world. Today, she is a digital nomad and entrepreneur living an amazing sustainable travel lifestyle. Find out more about how she does it below!

 

 

How long have you been living/working on the road, and where have you traveled to?

I have been living and working on the road for three years now and I have been to countries like the Philippines, Thailand, Malaysia, Hong Kong, France, Belgium, Netherlands, Germany, etc.

 

Please describe what you do for income.

Initially, for this traveling lifestyle, I worked online as a graphic designer, web designer and online marketing professional (digital nomad). But starting July 2014, I transitioned into becoming an online entrepreneur, leading me to live a more sustainable lifestyle. Along with my travel partner and boyfriend, Jonas Van Baelen, we launched the online shop: Adalid Gear.

 

How many hours per week do you work on average?

Previously, 40 hours a week.

Currently, around 7 to 20 hours a week.

 

How much money do you make?

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Want to Make Money Blogging? This is For You!

by Nora on February 1, 2016

Want to make money blogging?

Join the club. A new travel blog is born about every 38 seconds, and a good percentage of the people behind those blogs think they’re destined for fame and fortune. Some might even presume that it’s easy money.

It’s not.

But the good news is, now there’s a tool – Superstar Blogging – to help you make money blogging, and it will gently take you from point A to making money – much faster than it took me to do with my own blog.

I’ve been blogging for almost 10 years, and I wish this was available to me when I got started. I spent thousands of dollars in a haphazard way to design and redesign (and redesign again) my site and to learn the ropes of promotion and monetization – but I never got real advice as to what works and what doesn’t. I constantly felt like I was shooting in the dark.

So I did a lot of things wrong, and I learned everything the hard way.

But The Business of Travel Blogging course will give you everything you need to create a profitable blog – whether it’s in the travel niche or another niche entirely.

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In this series, we’re exploring the various careers of world travelers, and how they make ends meet financially while living abroad. Yes, financially sustainable full-time travel is possible!

 

Tiffany SoukupTiffany Soukup of Vagabond Way is an adventurer, writer and photographer. Together with her husband they take off for far flung adventures around the world for months or years at a time, supporting themselves by getting seasonal jobs along the way and doing freelance writing and photography. Find our more about how they make ends meet below!

 

How long have you been living/working on the road, and where have you traveled to?

I started moving around the country and then world once I went to university. It was during this time that I realized how easy it actually can be to move around the world and find interesting jobs while living in amazing places.

Since 2001 I have:

  • Lived in Flagstaff, Arizona and worked as a secretary for the campus Fire Life Safety Department;
  • Lived in Denver, Colorado worked as an Americorps Member doing environmental conservation projects;
  • Lived in Salt Lake City, Utah worked as a Wilderness Therapy Instructor;
  • Lived in New Zealand picking cherries, grapes and worked for some people we met on a beach;
  • Spent a month traveling around Fiji;
  • Lived in Gettysburg, PA worked in an At Risk Youth Home;
  • Lived in Elmore, Vermont worked as a Park Ranger;
  • Spent a winter in Costa Rica and had a big road trip to Florida;
  • Lived in Waterbury, Vermont worked as Park Supervisor;
  • Moved to Australia for two years and worked on a potato farm and cafe;
  • Made a few trips out of Australia to renew my visas and traveled to Indonesia, Singapore and Malaysia;
  • Lived in Groton, Vermont worked as an Innkeeper returning for three summer seasons;
  • Spent one winter doing a four month trip through South America visiting Peru, Chile and Argentina;
  • Did a massive overland trip through Kenya, Uganda, Rwanda, Tanzania, Botswana, Malawi, Zambia, Zimbabwe, Namibia and South Africa.

Throughout all of these travels, moves and jobs are many other mini-adventures, various skills gained and many memories made. (See also: 11 Ways to Earn Income While You Travel)

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6 Countries and 35,000 Miles: This was 2015!

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Though I didn’t travel as much or as long as in previous years, I covered good ground in 2015, seeing 6 countries spanning 35,000 miles! Here’s the summary.

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Financial Case Study: Sharon Gourlay, Blogger and Website Manager

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Sharon Gourlay does what most of us wish we could: she makes a good living as a blogger. Here’s exactly how she does it, with some great tips for you:

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Here is some criteria for choosing frugal destinations, so your travel dollar goes farther.

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Financial Case Study: Rachel, Freelance Copywriter

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Rachel (aka The Digital Gypsy) travels full-time and earns her living as a freelance copywriter. Here’s how she does it!

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How the Travel State of Mind Creates Opportunities

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The travel state of mind is a way and means of traveling and experiencing the world. And you can even experience this without leaving home! Here’s how.

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Financial Case Study: Ivan Velasco and Family, International Schools Teachers

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Ivan Velasco and his wife have been teaching at international schools around the world with their two children. Here are the details of their career and lifestyles.

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