I have started my first blog and I failed. After that, I have researched all things on Google, Youtube, another platform, and read the information.
Then I started this blog in which I have put all my knowledge. After some months I got the results.
So I will give you the 12 step by step process How to Start a Travel Blog in Rs 7000 or How to Start a Blog in another field.
If you want to start a profitable blog you have to be patience.
I am giving all the pieces of information in one post. This post also covers How to Start a Travel Blog in India.
Two types of Travel Blogging
Here you can learn how to start a travel blog from scratch.
Micro Niche- Limited Traffic
This niche will get traffic in 2 months but with limited one. Hence, in this you can write about a single place, for example:
- Best time to visit Udaipur
- Places to visit in Udaipur
- Places to eat in Udaipur and more.
- Places to visit in California
- Best time to visit in California
- Best Beaches in California
- Best time to visit Los Angeles
- Places to visit in Los Angeles
- Best Places to eat in Los Angeles and more.
You can choose one place or one country in that you can write about everything which comes in that place.
Normal Niche- Unlimited Traffic
This travel blogging niche is only for those who have patience and time approx 12 months to grow your blog. In this you can write in any place like
- Haunted Malcha Mahal
- Haunted Tunnel in San Diego
- Places to visit in India in May
- Places to visit in Chopta
- Things to do in Bheemeshwari
Holiday Makerz is the best travel blog example which covers whole world.
12 Step by Step Way How to Start a Travel Blog
Want to start a ultimate travel blogg which can increase dollars in your bank account. So here is guide which make your wordpress travel blogs million dollar.
These Step to create a travel blogging for beginners
1.Find the Perfect Domain for Your Website
A perfect way for starting a travel blog is by getting the travel blog names idea. Which can increase your brand visibility?
The domain is the name of your website which you can use to create a brand. Like Travel Triangle, Holiday Makerz, Make My Trip like this.
Biggest question comes in mind How to start a travel blog on go daddy?
Type your domain name and click on search icon:
After that if your domain is available then Buy it immediately. If your domain is not available then scroll down you will get some more domain with similar name, similar extension(.in, .co, .co.in, .net or more). If you dont like the related domain then check another domain name.
Now watch closely you do not have to select Linux Web Hosting and Select Full Domain Privacy & Protection.
After that you select NO in Create Email address. Because when you purchase hosting you can create free custom email address.
Here you can select according to your pocket. If you want a domain for 1 year, 2 years, or more.
Tip: You can also apply coupon. Search on internet and apply it.
After that you can Check Out Button in black.
Now you are one step away from buying a domain. After when you have signed in then you have to put some debit or credit card detail after that when you pay the domain will be registered on your name.
Type your domain name
Select your domain if avaiable. And proceed to checkout.
You dont have to select anything else.
Here you will see domain registration duration you can select according to your need. After that hit the enable the button of WhoisGuard. It is for to protect your name, address, debit or credit card details. No one can see it except you.
After type your all detail which needed here. After that you will ask for payment detail. Then Click now on buy button. Now the domain is register on your name.
2. How to Choose Hosting for Your Blog
There are so many hosting companies which offer that they are best. But some are best other are worst.
You have to choose wisely before you go for it. Some hosting companies which have good name in market like
This hosting company has 99.99 Uptime which give your website more Uptime in Google and other search engine.
Customer Support service is very impressive. When you send a message in Customer support he texts back in 10 or 12 min.
You can also send email to A2 which will is reply in 30 min.
If your Credit Card or Debit Card doesn’t support International Payment then this Hosting is for you.
1. Lighting Speed
2. You can host multiple website in Grow Big Plan (Affordable, Price is very flexible from other) in same plan.
3. Free SSL Certificate
5. 30 Day Money Back Guarantee and after also when you dont like it.
Siteground- Which I Use
Firstly I have tried free hosting. After that when I seen her speed my mind blowed. The website speed is very bad.
After that I have purchase this hosting and a new domain in same year. Siteground is my most favourite hosting.
2. Lighting Speed
3. You can host multiple website in GrowBig Plan (Affordable, Price is very flexible from other) in same plan.
4. Free SSL Certificate
6. 30 Day Money Back Guarantee and after also.
From this you can select the Grow Big plan which is best for beginners
3. How to Connect Domain and Hosting
I have purchased a domain from Go Daddy. Now you are one step closer set up a travel blog.
Here you can see how to connect it:
Open hosting that you have purchased.
Click on Account Detail
Select all the Name Server name
Then go to Go Daddy and sign in with email from which you have purchased the domain
After that click on DNS
After that click on change, then you can paste the server name which you have copied
Now your domain and hosting are connected
If you want to secure your website then use SSL Certificate which is free for new website. SSL Certificate means your website converts from HTTP to HTTPS
Now go to the Cloudflare
Sign up Using your same email address from which you have purchased the domain
Add your website
Then go back to the A2 hosting or any hosting. Copy all the server name
Then go back to cloudflare and Select your website
Click on Add Record and
Select NS and then Paste the server name one by one and save Click Save
Now slowly scroll down you will get Cloud Flare Server Name
Copy one by one
Go Back to Go Daddy | Sign In | DNS | Click on Change | Paste in it one by one.
Do this thing to all server name.
Not Yet Completed. Now click on SSL/TLS and Select Full then Save it.
Now your website is totally secure from cyber attack.
4. How to install WordPress in Hosting
First know why are you starting with WordPress it is the best website to start a blog for beginners.
Very easy to install wordpress in hosting.
Go back to the hosting which you have Purchased and Sign in
Go to C Panel Login
Go to WordPress
Click to Install
After Select HTTPS for Security, Type your Blog Name and Type Username and Password
Your WordPress blog will be install in some minutes.
5. How to Install Theme in WordPress
This is the main step for designing a travel blog. This must be in good manner. Otherwise no one will come.
Now your website is installed. Your default theme not look great. If you have money so you can buy a theme. If you don’t then go for trial version.
So you have to choose your theme. Take your mouse pointer on appearance on the left side of wordpress dasboard.
Now click on theme
Click on Add New
If you have purchased the theme. Then you can upload it by clicking on the upload button on the top. After selecting the file you have to upload. If you haven’t purchased it then you can search by typing Travel Theme
After you can select the theme and open it and click on install. Wait for few minutes.
After that you can customize your homepage as per your need.
Some popular themes are Shamrock, Modern, Readit, Divi, Love Craft, and More.
6.How to Install Plugin in WordPress
Slowly take your mouse pointer on plugin
After that click on Add New
Now you can search plugin and install it
If you have purchased any premium plugin so you can upload it her. By clicking Upload Plugin button at top.
You can use a plugin to customize blog all pages. These two are popular in the market:
- Thrive architect-Premium
Rank Math SEO Plugin or Yoast Plugin-.
But I recommend the Rank Math because it is totally free. It give all premium things which you have to pay in Yoast Premium Plugin. In this you can generate sitemap, robot.txt, customize title, meta description, add keyword, and some more feature.
Sassy Social Share or Social Warfare
From this a social icon float in left side of your post and top of the post. It looks good in Desktop as well as Mobile version of your website.
WP Rocket- Premium or W3 Total Cache-Free
To increase the page speed when someone click on website the post and page will ultra fast loadinf time.It will Compress the files in lighter which means faster loading time. Images on Request only when the audience scroll your blog down then the image will be seen after that it will hide.
Updraft Backup Plugin-Free/Premium
It will automatically backup & restore your website in your Google Drive, Dropbox,Email and more.
It is used as a firewall. When someone try to hack your website it will send notification on email and mobile. Paid version can backup your complete website one time a day or week, month. It will secure your login by two factor authentication.
It checks all your comments automatically on website to protect you from spam. Either a hidden link or some dangerous one.
Note: The less the plug-in, the better will be the speed of the website. If you know some programming you can also add html code of the plugin in your website.
7. How to Connect Google Search Console and Blog
You know what is search console! If DOnt! Then it is a google platform where you can see the error, Keyword ranking, broken link, external link, internal link and sitemap submitting.
Go to Google Search Console and Sign In with same email address
After your homepage look like this one and then click select property
Then click on Add Property
After type your domain name
Click to continue and then Copy the HTML code and paste it on your website homepage. After that click on verify. It takes some minutes then you can submit a sitemap. And if you want to more verify the website you can also do.
8.How to Generate a Sitemap and Connect to Search Console
Go to Rank Math SEO plugin in wordpress
Click on Sitemap Setting
You can see the blue link and Copy it.
Go to Search Console and Click Sitemap in the left side
Paste it in Google Search Console and Click on submit button
Now your website sitemap is connected and when your website page or post gets any error and any other information it will be shown in Search Console.
9. How to Set Up Permalink in WordPress
Take your mouse pointer on the left side of the WordPress website panel setting. When a small window will open on right.
Now Click on Permalink
Now Select Post Name and After that save it.
10.How to Find your first travel blog topic on sites
Best free app you can use a Google Trend in which you can find whats trending and you can also compare more places at the same time.
This is the real task where you have to think about how to create a travel blog with WordPress.
Buzzsumo is a website where you can see the most shared content on the internet. By adding Competition Domain name or Any Keyword in the search bar.
In this, you will get the most shared topic on social media. For example, if you type Places to visit in India, the Best time to visit in Jaisalmer, and more.
It is free and paid also. In free version you can see some content of any website. But in paid you can see the whole most shared post.
Or you can choose whats trending in News, Google Trend, or any other platform.
The one thing you have always kept in mind choose the topic according to its keyword difficulty.
11.How to write a Travel Blog Post in WordPress
Here you can see how to write a travel blog for Friends also.
Lets go back to the wordpress dashboard. Take your mouse on the post and
Click Add New
This is the writing dashboard of Post. So Write the Awesome Heading which is known as H1 and after write the content. Used all heading in your post one by one.
Tip: H1 heading is only you by one time.
If you are using Rank Math then it show at right side. If you are using Yoast SEO then bottom of the page.
Fill the 5 keyword in Blank Space. Follow all the point written here. When you follow all the it will change from Red to Green.
Now click on Edit Snippet and write the travel titles for blogs, meta description, and edit permalink.
After that wrting the whole content.
12.How to Add Images in Travel Blog
You have add image, videos and many more. Click on the + button then Click image icon
Upload the images
You can come here by selecting a image. If not showing this then click on setting button right side from the blue publish button. Here you can Edit the Image Dimensions according to your blog and write ALT Text
Hit the Publish button if your content is completed.
11 steps sound easy but it is difficult because you have to do Advanced Keyword Research to rank on #1 page of google.
These 12 steps will guide you for making a personal travel blog.
Frequently Asked Questions How to Start a Travel Blog
Q. How to start a travel blog and make money?
A. There are few simple 12 steps to creating a travel blog:
#1 By Domain
#2 Buy Hosting
#3 Connect Hosting and Domain
#4 Install SSL Certificate for security
#5 Install WordPress in Hosting
#6 Install Theme
#7 Install Plugin
#8 Find a Topic to Write
#9 Do Keyword Research
#10 Write Wonderful Content for Public not for Google
#11 Attach Image
#12 Publish you Post
Q. Can you be a travel blogger without travelling?
A. Ya, like me! I haven’t traveled to these places but I read other blogs, see vlog, and more. Then after I write for it. If you Want to know how to start a successful travel blog then you don’t have to travel. Just read, see, write. That’s it!
Q. How to become a travel blogger and make money?
A. If you are sericious and if you want to learn how to start a profitable travel blog then you have follow the above guide.
Q. How to start a travel blog and make money?
A. You have choose a non competitve niche in beginning and rank on google. Then add some affiliate link when you get traffic.
Q. How to start a travel blog with no money?
A. If you want to learn how to start a travel blog for free so you can try Blogger. Where you don’t have to buy a domain, hosting, and any things. It is totally free. But only one problem is that you cant earn money from it.
Q. How to start a travel blog with no travel experience?
A. Travel Blog does not need any experience. When you start it and learn day by day. You will be get experienced.
Q. How to start a travel blog and get paid?
A. First you have think how to make a successful travel blog. Then you can work for brands which give money shoot their stuffs.
Q. How to start a travel Vlog -Blog?
A. Want to start a Travel Blog then you have to follow all the steps which have been written up. Scroll up and start now.
If you are interested in Travel Vlog so have to travel to various places to make a video. If you are living in a city you can shoot their places.