The Ultimate Tools and Software list for travel bloggers

By | April 6, 2016

To become successful as a blogger in 2016, writing content is not enough. You have do ample amount of content marketing, search engine optimization and link building. This applies to travel blogs as well. If you are thinking that SEO, content marketing and link building can be done manually, then you are mistaken. It will take you several months to get to the point where your efforts actually amount to something. If you want to save time and effort, you should outsource you work to the computers. There are several software available in the market that will do SEO, content marketing and link building on your behalf, so that you can focus on what you do best, travelling!

Tools for a Travel Blogger

Market Samurai

This is the best tool for find low competition keywords for ranking better in Google. Do keyword research with this tool and write quality content focusing on those keywords and you will rank on Google better.

Free alternative to market samurai

Market Samurai is a paid tool, so if you don’t want to spend money, you can try Google keyword tool. You will find a good amount of keywords there, but the information won’t be that detailed.

Mailchimp

This is one of the best email marketing tools available in the market. With Mailchimp you will be able to contact your blog’s subscribers on a regular basis. It is important to keep your readers happy with relevant, regular content. You can also write about food in your travel blogs because food is a important part of every journey – How to write a food blog?

Ontraport

This is a tool that you will switch to when your blog becomes too large to handle for Mailchimp. Mailchimp is generally used in the early stages of blogging. Once a blog matures, Ontraport is the best tool for blogs. It has advanced email marketing options that allows you to easily promote your products to your list. This way you will be able to make more money.

Free Agent

This is one of the best record keeping tools in the market. It makes managing expenses of a travel blogger much easier. I use to keep record of all my expenses and I can’t tell you how much time it saves me. You can use Free Agent for tracking affiliate info, guest posts and your schedule.

Nudge Accounting

This tool will simply the struggle that most travel bloggers face with accounting and bookkeeping. This company is based in Australia and has an awesome product to offer. When I first started using Nudge for my travel blog, I was amazed at how it did most of the work for me. And whenever I ran into some trouble or had some query, help was always at hand. I had to raise a ticket on their website, and a rep would contact me within 24 hours.

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