Travel Bloggers Weekly Issue 100

In Travel Bloggers Weekly Issue 100, unlock the secrets of WordPress, SEO, social media mastery, and more to supercharge your travel blog. Plus, discover captivating travelogues and opportunities to contribute your expertise. Join us for a journey of growth!

Travel Bloggers Weekly Issue 100
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Welcome to the 100th issue of Travel Bloggers Weekly.

Travel Bloggers Weekly is your go-to resource for all things travel blogging. Whether you're an aspiring travel blogger or an established one looking to up your game, we've got you covered with the latest insights, tools, and tips to help you create, build, and grow your travel blog.

"Travel makes one modest, you see what a tiny place you occupy in the world." - Gustave Flaubert

Web Development

This week in web development, we've got some exciting resources and tutorials to enhance your blog's online presence:

WordPress 6.4.3 – Maintenance and Security release
This security and maintenance release features 5 bug fixes on Core, 16 bug fixes for the Block Editor, and 2 security fixes. Because this is a security release, it is recommended that you update yo…
16 Best Plugins to Improve WordPress Comments (2024)
Want to improve WordPress comments? See our hand-picked list of the best WordPress comment plugins to get more reader engagement on your website or blog.
11 Useful WordPress Code Snippets for Beginners (Expert Pick)
Are you looking for some useful code snippets to add to your WordPress site? Here is our list of some useful WordPress code snippets for beginners.
WordPress Website Builder Vulnerability Affects Nearly 1 Million Websites
High severity vulnerability discovered in Website Builder by SeedProd WordPress plugin can lead to unauthorized modification of data
How to Write Faster, Better Blog Posts: 4 Techniques Top Bloggers Use
Start creating compelling content in less time today! Discover the secrets of top bloggers with our guide on writing faster and better posts.
Content Repurposing Strategy: 180k to 1.2M Followers
This is the exact content repurposing strategy Alex Hormozi used to grow from 180,000 to 1.2 million followers.
7 Best WordPress Ad Management Plugins for Your Blog (2024)
Are you looking for the best WordPress ad management plugin? Check out our picks of the top WordPress ad management plugins to boost your ad revenue.
12 Best Landing Page Builders (2024 Comparison)
What are the best landing page builders on the market this year? We wanted to find out, so we tried and tested all the leading page-building tools and picked out
4X your Content Reach in minutes - Top Content Optimization Tools
Utilize the power of Artificial intelligence and machine learning to optimize your content. The best content optimizer tools.
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Embrace Spontaneity: While planning is essential, leave room for spontaneity in your travels. Some of the best experiences come from unexpected detours and serendipitous discoveries. Don't be afraid to veer off your itinerary when an exciting opportunity arises.

Digital Marketing

In the realm of digital marketing, we've handpicked some valuable resources to help you grow your blog's online presence:

Google revamps SEO Starter Guide to focus on a starter audience
The Google SEO starter guide also has been significantly cut down and shortened. Here’s what’s changed and why.
Google Ads investigating bugs impacting payment methods and credit card updates
Marketers utilizing the platform are currently facing challenges in updating their payment and credit card details.
Google investigating ‘confusing ad text’ error impacting ad campaigns
Users with time-sensitive campaigns on Google Ads are recommended to upload new assets or edit existing assets using a different label.
SEO KPIs: Embracing user-centric metrics
Go beyond static SEO metrics. Integrate dynamic, user-centric KPIs to gain meaningful insights into evolving user behaviors and search trends.
Podcast SEO: Top tips for discovery and growth
Wondering how SEO can help your podcast get discovered? Here are key tips for optimizing episode titles, transcripts, show notes and more.
Meta cuts off third-party access to Facebook Groups, leaving developers and customers in disarray | TechCrunch
The recent surprise announcement that Meta will soon be shutting down its Facebook Groups API is throwing some businesses and social media marketers into
Product Page SEO: The Anatomy of a Well-Optimized Page
16 ways to optimize your product pages.
How To Monetize A Website In 2024: 15 Proven Strategies
Ready to start making money from your site? In this post, we’ll be teaching you how to monetize a website effectively this year. We’ll cover 15 proven website monetization strategies
58 Best Affiliate Programs for Bloggers in 2024 (for Blog Income)
These are the best affiliate programs for bloggers. Affiliate programs are a great way to make money blogging, here’s how.
How To Make Money On Fiverr - Make Your First $1 Online TODAY
Learn how to make money on Fiverr step by step. I share my personal method that I used to earn $1,644 in less than 30 days. Start making money online today!
The Best Time To Post On TikTok In 2024 (According To Data)
What’s the best time to post on TikTok? That’s the question we’ll be exploring in this post. First, we’ll discuss why it’s important to post your TikTok videos at the
Instagram Tests New Option to Preview Feed Post Placement Before Publishing
A handy way to maintain your IG profile aesthetic.
LinkedIn’s Removing Its Creator Mode Option
LinkedIn’s doing away with its dedicated ‘Creator Mode’ profile tools.
YouTube Tests Alternate Color Feeds for Premium Users
Could sorting videos by color be a more engaging option?

Mini Tutorial: Capturing Stunning Travel Photography

Captivating photography is crucial for a travel blog. Here are three tips to capture stunning travel photos:

  • Golden Hours: Make the most of the "golden hours" – the first hour after sunrise and the last hour before sunset – for soft, flattering light that enhances your photos.
  • Rule of Thirds: Compose your shots using the rule of thirds. Imagine your frame divided into nine equal parts, and place your subject along these lines or at their intersections for balanced and visually appealing photos.
  • Editing Essentials: Post-processing can make a significant difference. Learn to use editing tools like Adobe Lightroom or smartphone apps to enhance colors, contrast, and sharpness while maintaining a natural look.

By mastering these techniques, you'll elevate the quality of your travel blog's visuals, captivating your readers and bringing your adventures to life.

Photography

4 Reasons to Use Your Camera’s Auto Mode (+ Shooting Ideas)
Auto mode is a handy little camera setting, especially for beginners. Learn what makes Auto mode special and why it’s worth using!
7 Common Wildlife Photography Mistakes to Avoid
Make every wildlife shot count by avoiding these key mistakes. Discover how to harness light, choose the right camera and lens, and capture the beauty of nature!
12 Tips for Capturing the Decisive Moment in Street Photography
Learn to find and photograph decisive moments like a pro. An experienced street shooter offers his top tips for stunning images!

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Contribute

Do you have a travel blogging article, tutorial, or project that you wish to share with our community? We'd love to feature your expertise in an upcoming issue of Travel Bloggers Weekly! Send us an email at travelbloggersweekly@icloud.com, and let's collaborate to inspire and educate fellow travel bloggers.

Thank you for being a part of the Travel Bloggers Weekly community. Stay tuned for more exciting updates, tutorials, and resources in the world of travel blogging!

Happy Blogging!