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Fostering Long-Term Relationships with PR and Industry

We talk a lot about how to get started working with public relations professionals as bloggers and how PR can find the “right” kind of bloggers to work with. But what about long term relationships? While it may make sense to only reach out to a firm that represents one company you’re interested in working […]

Is Your Blog AMP Enabled? If Not, It Should Be. Here’s How

Google announced today that it AMP (Accelerated Mobile Project) enabled pages will be integrated in to search in February and that fast loading mobile pages may be labeled as ‘Fast’. Automattic has already created an AMP plugin, and I recommend that all bloggers install it. Read the full story on Search Engine Land Read the Google […]

Working with Public Relations Professionals – Why Can’t We All Just Get Along?

An often hotly debated topic I see over and over on blogger group boards: working with public relations (PR) folks – the good, the bad, and the ugly. Like any profession, there are good and bad and it often comes down to personality and with whom you click. But I also see issues relating to […]

Announcing NEW Member Benefits

Here at the Professional Travel Bloggers Association, we are dedicated to providing as much value to our members as possible – and one of the best ways to do that is to hook them up some exciting (and exclusive) benefits! We’re really excited to announce a whole new round of member benefits that are now […]

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The Seven Biggest Video Mistakes

  • By Guest Author
  • August 3, 2015
  • Category Video

By now, most bloggers are realizing that videos are no longer “the next big thing.” They are the thing. With the immense popularity of YouTube and our ever-shrinking attention spans, we know that most folks would much rather just click play on your video (if it’s no more than two minutes) than read through an […]