Working with Amateur Traveler

There are many different ways to work with Amateur Traveler. Contact Chris if you have questions at host [at] AmateurTraveler.com.

Podcasts

  • I am always looking for new content for the Amateur Traveler on new destinations. Consult my guide to pitch an episode.
  • I can create a white labeled podcast series for you on your destination or brand. You would own the content of the podcast. You can provide the topics or the guests and I will provide an interview host, creation, editing, consulting on promotion. You can get the benefit of the 1100+ podcast episodes that I have created. You own the content. – $1000 / episode with a minimum of 8 episodes
  • Sponsor episodes of the Amateur Traveler – 15 second pre-roll ad, 60 second mid-roll ad, placement in the show notes – $350, discounts for4+ episodes. Every episode of the Amateur Traveler in 2015 had at least 10,000 downloads in the 1st 3 months, except one which took 4. See 2015 stats for how episodes continue to get listens over time.
  • Sponsor the editing of the Amateur Traveler – mention at the end of 1 in 4 episodes, placement in the show notes – $100
  • Sponsor the hosting of the Amateur Traveler – mention at the end of 1 in 4 episodes, placement in the show notes – $100

FAM Trips

I do take a limited number of FAM trips for which I produce a podcast episode or post as appropriate complete with social media promotion.

I do not charge as a rule for participation but I do provide a series of additional services:

  • Provide a custom licenced edited version of a new or old podcast episode without the Amateur Traveler theme song, community news, etc. suitable for company promotion – $500
  • Provide licenced photos for use in company publications and advertising – $20 a photo sample photos from Viking River cruise to Portugal
  • Provide licenced 2 min video – $500 sample video
  • Hotel reviews for each property – $200 per review
  • Social Media, Content Marketing consulting – $120 / hour
  • Run blogger trip – recruit bloggers using BloggerBridge.com, negotiate and track deliverables – starting at $5000
  • On location episode of This Week in Travel – contact for price

Blogger / Social Media Campaigns

  • Run blogger trip – recruit bloggers using BloggerBridge.com, negotiate and track deliverables – starting at $5000
  • Blog post content package, identify bloggers using BloggerBridge.com, negotiate and track deliverables – $5000 / 10 blog posts
  • Tweetups – contact for pricing
  • Instagram takeovers – contact for pricing
  • BloggerBridge.com subscriptions so you can connect with bloggers, starting at $100 a year for BloggerBridge Lite

Posts on Company Website

  • Posts by Chris – $500 depending on length
  • Blog post content package, identify bloggers, negotiate and track deliverables – $5000 / 10 blog posts

Guest Posts on Amateur Traveler

I do accept quality guest posts. I charge for no-follow links at $200 per commercial link and do not provide follow links. See my guest post guidelines for details.

Hotel / Restaurant / Tour Reviews

I do occasionally review hotels, restaurants or day tours on the Amateur Traveler blog in exchange for a hotel stay, restaurant meal for 2 or tour. I do not as a rule charge any additional fee. All reviews are my honest evaluation.

Book / Gear Reviews

I do occasional book or gear reviews.

  • Most of the book reviews on the Amateur Traveler are done by members of the community in exchange for a book – example book reviews