#Travel Tuesday

#TravelTuesday: The Planet D

Tagline: Canada’s Adventure Couple

An adventure travel blog for couples, the Planet D is a well established website competing for eyeballs at the top end of the market. The full page width is often well used to showcase Dave’s photography skills and first hand written and illustrated accounts of the authors’ own travels are mixed up with competitions, news and general advice. Behind the scenes blogging advice and social media articles sometimes compliment the travel writing.

Started: November 2007 (domain registered).

Sample posts
Petra Jordan: The Lost City by Day

A Travel Bloggers Guide to Press Trips

The Human Elephant Conflict

The Planet DBehind the blog: Dave Bouskill and Debbie Corbeil already had many years of travelling under their belts before they started the Planet D. They were able to use skills learned in the film industry to pursue their dreams of full time photography and travelling. Their adventures have included cycling 12,000km across Africa.

Learn more at:
What Makes us Travel
Honesty, Fear and Blogging
An Interview with Canada’s Adventure Couple
@ Jet Set Citizen
7 Questions for Top Travel Writers Dave and Deb of ThePlanetD @ The Tripping Blog
Beyond the Hashtag – Dave and Deb (aka @theplanetd) @ ZipSetGo
Meet Deb and Dave from The Planet D @ Jack and Jill Travel

Nationality: Canadian

Other sites by Dave & Debbie:

Guest posting: Yes

Link X: Yes

Post schedule: Usually once, sometimes twice a day.

Stats: (as of July 2011)
Alexa – 27,698
Page Rank – 4
Twitter Followers – 20,781
FaceBook Likes – 2,347
Klout Score – 75
Peer Index – 57

URL: http://theplanetd.com/
RSS Feed: http://theplanetd.com/feed
Email Updates: http://feeds2.feedburner.com/theplanetd/HwKP
Monthly Newsletter: Yes. Sign up via website.

Advertising: http://theplanetd.com/media-advertise

Email – theplanetd (at) gmail (dot) com
Twitter – @theplanetd
Facebook – http://www.facebook.com/pages/ThePlanetDs-Round-the-World-Adventures/140326209533
Youtube: http://www.youtube.com/user/wegobyebye
Linkedin – http://ca.linkedin.com/pub/dave-bouskill/23/2ba/216 & http://ca.linkedin.com/pub/debra-corbeil/13/b10/a96

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