9 Steps To a Travel Blog Name You Won’t Regret

How to find the best travel blog name for your site

Welcome to this section on choosing the perfect travel blog name for you. My name is Abi and I run Inside the Travel Lab, described by National Geographic Traveler and Lonely Planet as one of the best travel blogs in the world.

Trouble is, it’s not actually a great travel blog name.

Since I also teach writing and digital publishing, I thought it would be helpful to share what does make a great travel blog name. And how you can find the right one for you.

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How to find the right travel blog name for you

No pressure, but your travel blog name will follow you everywhere. It will be in the domain name on your website. The printed section on your business cards. It should link into all your social media accounts. And you should be able to say it without feeling embarrassed at networking events and even family gatherings.

It is not impossible to change it. But it will be difficult, expensive and time consuming.

So, it really pays to choose the perfect travel blog name the first time around.

But don’t get too stuck.

Here’s the three- part formula to travel blog name success. 

Don't get stuck. 

Here’s the three- part formula to travel blog name success. 

1) Appeal to humans

2) Appeal to machines

3) Run through the nuts and bolts checklist

Before we get to the nine crucial tests, there are three things to know about.

1 – Human interest or feeding the machines?

To really succeed in travel blogging, the secret is to appeal to both human curiosity and to the machines. It’s not an easy task but it’s something to aim for.

What do I mean? Well, Bacon is Magic is a great title for human curiosity. It’s warm, funny, gathers people together. But it’s not obvious that the website is about travel. At the other end of the scale, A Luxury Travel Blog is just that.

But, where’s the magic in that?

The best travel blog name combines both.

2 – What is your travel blog about?

Ah, this sounds so easy but is actually the hardest part for most people. What,…

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