Get To Know Kelly From Girl With A Passport

The FTB Community is run by a team of women from all around the world. We want you to get to know us better so have posed some probing questions to each of the team! In this post we get to know Kelly Ann Duhigg from Girl With A Passport. What inspired you to start...

Get To Know Sophie From Travels Of Sophie

The FTB Community is run by a team of women from all around the world. We want you to get to know us better so have posed some probing questions to each of the team! In this post we get to know Sophie Clapton from Travels of Sophie. What inspired you to start...

How to Build Your Blog Following on Twitter the Right Way

Building a blog following on Twitter is a lot easier said than done, especially when you are new to the platform. Twitter, like every social media platform, has developed a user culture that makes it easy to build your blog following once you know the...

How to Get Started With Affiliate Marketing to Make Your First Dollar

It’s no secret that affiliate marketing is one of the first steps many bloggers take to making money, but not everyone sees success right away. I see so many bloggers get excited over .30 cents when I know that with the right strategies and content...

London’s Best Instagram and Photography Locations

London is one of the most iconic and most photographed cities in the world. Its sprawling nature means that hidden away among the winding streets are cozy cafes filled with flowers, charming baked goods, and dreamy facades - perfect for taking those viral...
    • About FTB

      Want to find out more about how FTB started and our mission to support, educate and connect Female Travel Bloggers? This is the place! 

    • Meet The Team

      Want to find out more about the ladies behind FTB? You're in luck, come and get to know us!

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      Knowing which web hosting provider or social media tool to use can be daunting. And with so many courses out there to choose from, who knows where to start! We have put together a list of services, tools, and courses that we think are the best of the best to help you get started. 

    • SEO

      SEO is the Holy Grail for many bloggers and business owners alike. Our resources will not only help you get started with the basics but also to consistently increase your traffic.

    • Basic Keyword Research and Ranking Strategies

      Basic Keyword Research and Ranking Strategies

      Keyword research is time-consuming. Implementing a strong keyword strategy from start to finish in order to rank competitively can take hours and involves a combination of independent research and utilizing a keyword research tool. Having a solid basic understanding...

      15 Common SEO Mistakes and How To Avoid or Fix Them

      15 Common SEO Mistakes and How To Avoid or Fix Them

      SEO is probably one of the most mysterious aspects of travel blogging. A lot of guides out there focus on what you can do to improve your SEO game, but they often don’t highlight what you are doing wrong making it hard to target problem areas to fix them....

      Setting Up and Using the New Google Search Console 2019

      Setting Up and Using the New Google Search Console 2019

      In 2018 Google launched the Beta version of their new Google Search Console (GSC). It is now officially out of the Beta version and the main version launched to everyone in 2019. The last date you may be able to use your old GSC is March 28th. So, if...

    • Social Media

      With ever-changing algorithms, social media can be a never-ending mystery. Our resources are aimed at using the powers of being social without wanting to tear your hair out!

    • Are Followers Important on Pinterest?

      Are Followers Important on Pinterest?

      Followers on Pinterest! What everyone wants, but everyone struggles to gain. Followers used to be very important on Pinterest when they prioritized pins from people you follow in your feed. Pinterest has been putting the emphasis on ALL pins across...

      How to Use Tailwind Tribes For Your Travel Blog

      How to Use Tailwind Tribes For Your Travel Blog

      If you’re reading this post, you probably already have some idea of what Tailwind tribes are, but if you don’t, we will catch you up to speed. Tailwind tribes are a great feature that work similarly to group boards on Pinterest, except they encourage...

      How to Set Up Your Tailwind Account

      How to Set Up Your Tailwind Account

      So you decided to try out Tailwind to help increase traffic to your blog from Pinterest? Congrats! We adore Tailwind and the way it allows you to streamline your Pinterest strategy. If you know me, you know how much I love efficient processes and data, and...

    • Website Development

      Website Development is one of those Marmite aspects of blogging; you either love it or hate it. No matter what you're feelings are, there's no doubt that a great looking and high functioning website increases traffic and all the analytics you need to worry about!

    • What Is A WordPress Child Theme & Do I Need One?

      What Is A WordPress Child Theme & Do I Need One?

      Parent themes. Child themes. Premium themes. If you’ve looked into upgrading to a premium Wordpress theme, chances are you have come across the term child theme. However, when there’s so much to know and learn, it's not surprising it can all be confusing....

      The Best WordPress Plugins For Blogs

      The Best WordPress Plugins For Blogs

      The world of plugins can be a confusing one - there’s so much advice about which ones to use, how many to use and how they impact your site. So, right off the bat let’s set the record straight: as with many things, it’s about quality, not quantity. It's no...

      Is WordPress The Perfect Platform For My Travel Blog?

      Is WordPress The Perfect Platform For My Travel Blog?

      There are plenty of options to choose from when it comes to choosing a website building platform: Wix, Sitebuilder, Weebly, Squarespace, Wordpress.com and Wordpress.org to name just the big players. With so many options, it can be overwhelming to know...

      11 Things To Love About The Divi WordPress Theme

      11 Things To Love About The Divi WordPress Theme

      When it comes to Wordpress themes, there are plenty of options to choose from and it can be daunting. In terms of paid themes, there are a few big players: Divi by Elegant Themes, Genesis Framework by StudioPress and Avada by ThemeFusion. We see a ton of posts in the...

    • Collabs

      With so many wonderful women in our community, it's easy to put together great collaborations!

    • Get To Know Kelly From Girl With A Passport

      Get To Know Kelly From Girl With A Passport

      The FTB Community is run by a team of women from all around the world. We want you to get to know us better so have posed some probing questions to each of the team! In this post we get to know Kelly Ann Duhigg from Girl With A Passport. What inspired you to start...

      Get To Know Sophie From Travels Of Sophie

      Get To Know Sophie From Travels Of Sophie

      The FTB Community is run by a team of women from all around the world. We want you to get to know us better so have posed some probing questions to each of the team! In this post we get to know Sophie Clapton from Travels of Sophie. What inspired you to start...

    • Travel

      Our travel resources have been compiled by expert travel bloggers from around the world! 

    • Best National Parks in the United States

      Best National Parks in the United States

      National Parks have a long history in the United States and special meaning to many Americans. Before air travel was overwhelmingly popular people in the U.S. would load their families up and go on a road trip to see the natural beauty close to home. The...

      Discover The Best National Parks in The World

      Discover The Best National Parks in The World

      National Parks may have originated in the United States, but the concept quickly caught on as countries around the world rushed to preserve the natural beauty for generations to come. The world is full of amazing and beautiful national parks, each one...

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FTB’s Favourite Travel Blogging Resources

As bloggers and business owners, our admins, helpers, and community members use a wide variety of tools, apps, and services. We love to share the things that we think are great and that make our lives easier! Feel free to explore our recommendations below and if there’s something you love that we haven’t included, let us know and we will check it out!

Although we have affiliates set up with some of these products and services, we only recommend ones that we use or have used ourselves, and that we want others to try out.

Click the buttons below if you know what you’re looking for, or just scroll through to see all our recommendations.

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Website Hosting

The FTB website is hosted by Siteground, as are many of our member’s sites. We love their support team and all the extras they include.

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.

Website Development

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.

Blogging Events

The Women in Travel Summit, known as WITS, is the premier event for travel industry professionals, influencers, and content creators. WITS has dominated North America over the course of six years of bringing together some of the world’s top talent to discuss future innovations, build dynamic collaborations, and change the travel industry worldwide, all while supporting and empowering a diverse community.

WITS has been such a huge hit they are expanding to Europe with the first ever WITS Europe in Latvia.

WITS is perfect for travelers, women in the travel industry, female entrepreneurs, content creators, and influencers.

SPECIAL OFFER:

As an FTB partner, WITS offers 15% discount for anyone who purchases a ticket to either WITS North America or WITS Europe, using the code FTB19!

Branding

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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Social Media

Social media is a crucial part of any marketing strategy, but not everyone has the time or skills to fully utilize it. That’s where PPS comes in! They take all of the hard work and stress out of promoting your services, product, or content using social media so you can focus on the fun aspects of your business.

If you’ve been meaning to up your Pinterest game but never seem to find the time, Tailwind is for you!

This tool will take your Pinterest strategy from non-existent to successful with a few clicks.

Blogging Courses

Are you looking to grow as a travel blogger, but you’re not sure where to start?

Check out these awesome blogging courses by Nomadic Matt!

If you’re dreaming about becoming a professional blogger, this 12 week course is the course for you! And, FTB members get an awesome 20% off using the code FEMALETRAVELBLOGGERS

Work your way to partnerships with Bloggers, Brands and Tourism Boards or learn about Affiliate Marketing with these courses from A Dangerous Business.