BITW 115: Ask Alexa

BITW 115: Ask Alexa

Today’s episode focuses on three travel blogger questions. I share how to use Instagram and Twitter to drive web traffic and for branding. I also discuss travel writing strategies for blogging about upcoming events in your hometown.

Welcome to Ask Alexa!

This is a Q&A episode that is aired once monthly. If you have a  question you’d like answered on an upcoming episode, simply head to https://breakintotravelwriting.com/ask-alexa/ to submit your question. I need the Q in the Q&A to continue this segment!

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Ask Alexa Questions:

Question #1 : From Kaylie Baker with happinesstravelshere.com

This might be a very newbie question but I just don’t really get Twitter and Instagram and how they increase blog traffic or their use for travel writers. I enjoy using social media but I’m not sure how I should be using them to build my brand as a travel blogger.

Answer:  There is a lot more I share, so for full answer click here to listen to the full episode.

Related Posts with more information on this subject: How to Use Cision to Connect with Travel PR

Related Podcast with more information on this subject: Episode 21 with Lindsay Carnett: What a PR Firm is Really Looking for From Travel Writers

Question #2: From Wendy Blumenstein-Elliott 

Good question Kaylie Baker. I am interested in the answer too. And how do I create/formulate a good looking homepage on Twitter?

Answer:  For additional information on proper tax returns for bloggers and the full answer click here to listen to the full episode.

Related Podcast with more information on this subject: Episode 82 with Amy Northard

Question #3:  Sol Solntze from Kiddingherself.com 

A big sproting event (soccer) is coming to where I am based (Russia/ Moscow) and where I write mostly about next year. What are good posts to write to take advantage of a potential increase in people looking for informaiton about my location? Also, any other tips?

Answer:   There is a lot more I share, so for full answer click here to listen to the full episode.

Related Podcasts with more information on this subject: Episode 5 with Michele Peterson & Episode 18: How to Pitch an Editor with Bruce Anderson of Sunset Magazine

 

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