Tuesday, August 24, 2010

Biker Blogger

I got my first paying gig as a blogger this month. For the next 2 months, I'll be blogging for Biketoberfest.org as their  local rider expert. The goal is to promote the October Biketoberfest event in Daytona Beach, but also to call attention to the area as the perfect year-round vacation destination for motorcycle enthusiasts.

I'm interested in turning this 2 month blogging contract into more of an annual contract. Our area is uniquely situated to attract motorcycle riders both in state and out-of-state. And most riders spend money when they travel. But for now, I'm just having fun being a "professional blogger."

I've been riding along with my husband for more than 8 years and got my own motorcycle 3 years ago. So I bring a little insight into what riders like and what they look for when they travel. And we do travel on the motorcycle. Last October we traveled to Tennessee on the motorcycle to see the leaves change. 11 hours one way. Boy was my butt tired!

Anyway, check it out if you get a chance.


The Florida Blogger said...

Hey that's great! How did you get hooked up with the job?

Native Mom said...

FB: I've been in the PR biz in my area for 15 years and knew the PR folks at the Daytona Beach CVB. I reached out to them, they took a meeting, I pitched the idea and they liked it. I'm having a blast!