Travel Writing Advice You Should Ignore

Since the advent of the internet, everyone and their uncle has been quick to offer advice on travel content writing. However, as content writers ourselves, we know that while they may be well meaning, most of the advice is also outdated, ineffective and misinformed, perpetuating the same untruths and mistakes across the world of content.

Therefore, we’ve decided to help redress the content advice balance, by highlighting the common travel writing tips you should ignore. By pooling the extensive travel writing knowledge of our writers, we have come up with a shortlist of questionable tips that are regularly regurgitated online. From declarations about the death of list posts to nonsense about the vitality of keyword density, here are four common content writing tips you can just ignore.

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How to Avoid Writer’s Block And Keep Your Travel Content Writing Flowing

Content, content, content. Quality travel content is in hot demand. Google is constantly on the hunt for it and so too are social media users. But how can you generate quality content day after day, week after week, month after month? When faced with a blank screen and — even worse — a blank mind, the prospect can be a little daunting.

What will I write about now? What will resonate with readers? As professional travel writers, these are questions we ask ourselves regularly. Letting the idea bank run dry is simply not an option. Nor is waiting for creativity to strike because, as any writer will attest, inspiration is nothing if not tardy.

Fortunately, there are ways and means of keeping content flowing and combating the dreaded content drought. Drawing on the broad experiences of our expert travel writers at World Words, we’ve come up with six tried-and-tested techniques that will help you generate fresh and engaging content ideas. Wave writer’s block goodbye…

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The Best Type of Travel Blog? Here are 10

As any successful travel writer knows, creating an engaging travel blog or online article is not as easy as simply typing out your unedited thoughts. If you want to lure in readers and attract web traffic, you’ll need a better plan.

It goes without saying that quality is paramount. At the same time, most travel writers don’t have the luxury of just sitting around and waiting for that ‘lightbulb’ moment. Whether you’re looking for inspiration for your written travel content or for new formats to shake up your blog, here are 10 types of travel blogs that help increase web traffic.

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How to Write Amazing Killer Headlines That Will Change Your Readers’ Lives!

When it comes to writing blog posts or web copy, your headline is your first impression. It is an ultimate do-or-die chance to grab attention and impress your reader. If you fail, everything else you’ve written is as good as wasted.

In the age of information overload, every Tom, Dick and Harry from Timbuktu to Slough is peddling content. But the truth is that no normal human being can possibly keep up with the constant onslaught. As a result, audiences have become extra discerning, quickly scanning and skimming through headlines to decide what is and isn’t of interest. The only weapon for content producers in the fight for clicks is an alluring, attention-grabbing headline. To help you reel in the readers, we’ve outlined the best approaches to writing killer headlines for your content…

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