What is DA (Domain Authority) and How Do I Increase It?

We’ve all been there, we log into MOZ monthly  --- ok, if we’re being honest, hourly --- to see if our DA, or Domain Authority, has increased only to be disappointed when the number hasn’t changed in months. In fact, it is pretty common to have your DA sit...

Why We Love Canva Business

If there is one thing FTB really loves, it’s Canva! We use it every single day to create awesome graphics for our social media, website, and our newsletter. If you don’t know what Canva is, it’s a free online program designed to help you create professional graphics...

20 Of The Best Travel Gift Ideas

Buying travel gifts for travel-loving people in your life can be difficult. We have put together 20 travel gift ideas that will not only make your shopping easier but also give you plenty of inspiration for your own Christmas List!As an Amazon Associate, FTB earns...

16 Best Gifts For Men Who Travel

Finding gifts for men who travel can be hard - they have to be light, functional, fun, interesting - the list goes on! And if you're someone who spends all their time Christmas shopping finding things you would like, it's even harder. Unless of course,...

The Best Christmas Markets in Europe, According To Travel Bloggers

As the seasons are changing and everyone is thinking about Christmas, one thing springs to mind: Christmas markets in Europe! We asked members of the FTB Community to tell us which they think are the best Christmas markets in Europe. Read on for plenty of Christmas...
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Bluehost’s website hosting is one of the top picks for our community members. They offer varied packages with something to fit all budgets.

Performance Foundry is perfect for high traffic websites and their team of staff is always on hand to make sure your site is never down.

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Elegant Theme’s Divi is highly customizable, SEO friendly and responsive right out the box!

With an easy to use drag and drop interface, it’s great for developers and newbies.

Divi Lover offers Child Themes for all sorts of businesses, blogs, and passion projects.

With one click installs and plenty of ways to customize the template to make it your own, it’s easy to get going.

Lottie creates beautiful, functional websites, freeing you from the stress and frustration of having to learn a new skill. Specialising in website development for startups, she knows how not having the perfect website can prevent your vision from coming to life.

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Eight Corners offers “branding essentials for the brand that isn’t just another one of them.”

As a long standing member of FTB, Gretchen knows just what makes a travel blog special. This is perfectly demonstrated by the FTB brand which she created! Her studio does an amazing job at creating brands that represent your, your vision and your purpose. 

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