Many travel bloggers I follow have a Newsletter and I’ve been thinking for a while at creating one as well. Still, I was afraid that it would be too much work and that I wouldn’t be able to keep up (I’m rather slow at writing, you know…), which led me to one of my favorite activities: procrastination.
All of a sudden, I must have subconsciously heard a click. I felt it was time, eventually.
Why a newsletter when there are already so many?
Good question, a query I’ve been asking myself many times and which prevented me to create one. Until I found a few answers.
Coping with the information overload: there’s so much good stuff to read that keeping up is impossible. I don’t expect anyone checking Wild About Travel every single day (if there’s someone, please shout out and I’ll offer you a very special prize!) but maybe people and friend interested in following my wild journeys may find it easier to get a few articles collected in a Newsletter.
Sharing more contents: whether it is a good book I read, a great site I stumbled into, an awesome photography site or an awe-inspiring video, a Newsletter is a convenient place to feature more interesting stuff.
Highlighting a monthly destination: contents related to specific destinations are scattered through the website and collecting the main ones in a single thematic feature will make it easier for readers to get the bigger picture. Since I just came back from SE Asia, this month featured destination is… Burma!
More visibility to Tourism Boards and Hospitality Structures that have been so kind to invite me to what are usually wonderful experiences.
Additional space for advertising and sponsorships, if I’ll ever get any…
Right now, I’m working at the last touches to the Newsletter and plan to release it tomorrow. Meanwhile, if you’re curious to have a look at the first issue, if only to see how it looks like…
you can subscribe to it here.