Work with Live Less Ordinary

Promote your brand to tens of thousands of travellers every month.

We are one of the most popular independent travel blogs in Thailand and Southeast Asia with various global accolades and awards including Wanderlust Travel Blog of the Year in 2013. 

Live Less Ordinary

Live Less Ordinary is a lifestyle and travel resource for savvy and independent expats and travellers mostly based in, or planning to live in Asia. We share destination guides for affordable luxury travel in Asia and inspire others to travel more often, in comfort, for cheaper. Many of our travels guides go off-the-tourist-path to lesser visited destinations and share them through honest content, without sugar-coating, but mostly focusing on the positives that discerning travellers can take from them. Otherwise, we avoid the mass tourist markets in favour of boutique and niche interests.

Please note: We do receive many requests each day and while we do read all of them, we may not have the time to respond to all of them. If you don’t receive a response then assume we are unable to work with you at this time.

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Less Ordinary Bloggers

The authors of Live Less Ordinary are Allan Wilson (UK) and Fanfan Wilson (Thai) who both follow their own niches. Fanfan’s past studies include a degree in interior design (Applied Arts) and she now studies a distance learning degree in law in Bangkok. Allan’s past studies include a degree in Business Administration (BA Hons), a diploma in Financial Management (ACCA), and a diploma in Tourism Marketing (CIM). Together they bring joint interests, learnings, and passions to create Live Less Ordinary, now one of the leading travel blogs in Asia.

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Our Audience

As a blog, we have put more focus on long-term traffic over short-term social media and monetization. While we do have a significant following through online social media (outlined below). Our success in SEO is shown with almost 95% of our traffic coming from Google and search engines.


Metrics (2018)

  • Domain Authority: 46
  • Page Views: 100,000+
  • Facebook fans: 11,000+
  • Twitter followers: 7,700+
  • Instagram followers: 1,200+
  • Pinterest followers: 400+
  • YouTube Subscribers: 3,700+
  • eBook Subscribers: 2,500+

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Demographics

The bulk of our audience (shown below) are English-speaking travellers and expats in Thailand. This is followed by the major English-speaking countries of the USA (2nd), the UK (4th) and Australia (6th). Also in the top ten are many prominent ASEAN countries including Singapore (3rd) and Malaysia (5th). Our influence in Bangkok is best shown in our recognition as one of ‘Bangkok Best Blogs’ by Bangkok.com, and we are a “Recommended Expat Blog” through Internations.com. In the wider region, we were listed in the Top 5 Foodie Blogs by AsiaRooms.com (2013) and have many similar accolades through blogging networks.

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Work With Us?

We like to promote new experiences in both Bangkok and Asia. When we travel we travel independently and share our experiences with our audience. Following Fanfan’s passion for interior design, we often stay at boutique and design hotels but are happy to write about any hotel experience which is unique and authentic (example here). When we travel we follow our passions in street food and food tourism. For promotion or advertising enquiries message [email protected].


Brand Collaboration

There are many ways to with us at Live Less Ordinary, from press trips to advertising. Here are examples of how brands have chosen to work with us in the past. We are also always open to others.

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Press Trips

We love to experience new places and cultures and share them with our readers. We do this through our personal experiences and guarantee all that we share will be positive (we do not share negatives) as we only ever aim to find the best experiences that suit and connect with our audience. We also use SEO and appearance on Google search results create the brand awareness to the hosts. We always write quality reviews with high quality photographs and knowledge to share experiences that others may not be able to create. We are experts in travel in Asia. In all we love to promote the positive experiences we have around the world.

Benefits of working with us:

  • Search engine visibility: We focus foremost on SEO and ensure our articles have the best chance of ranking high in search engines for various keywords. We aim to rank first page for relevant search terms in the first 6-12 months and every article links back to improve search engine rankings of our hosts.
  • High-Quality Imagery: We will share high-quality SEO driven images for destinations including video footage and drone footage where possible. This will also be used to increase destination awareness through relevant platforms and preferred #hashtags.
  • Targeted audience: Our audience is primarily English speakers travelling to and around Asia with high disposable incomes.
  • Long-Term Promotion: Our articles and reviews are on our site forever and will influence readers for years to come. This is why we prefer SEO over short-term social media that disappears with a news feed. They are infinitely better.

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We can promote your travel related brand and can write an article about your brand or destination with a mention linking back to your brand. These articles can also be promoted across our social media channels.

Benefits of working with us:

  • Increased brand awareness and exposure
  • Increased search engine rankings.

Advertising

We can promote your travel related brand via advertising. Advertising can be on our home page, sidebar, footer, or within an article.

Benefits of working with us:

  • Increased brand awareness and exposure
  • Generate clicks through to your site.

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Brand Ambassadors

If you are a brand that we love and currently promote or have an association with, we can do so on a regular basis across our site and social media as brand ambassadors.

Benefits of working with us:

  • Increasing exposure and brand awareness.
  • Brand association: Our readers will associate you with our trusted brand.
  • Ongoing Influence: With regular promotion across our social media and site.
  • Continual Content Marketing: All our articles and reviews are on our site forever. They will influence readers for years to come.

Past Collaborations

In the past we have worked with global brands including Microsoft, Nokia, Warner Brothers, carrentals.co.uk, Japan Experience, and IHG Rewards. We have also worked with hotels and resorts through eleven countries to date, including better-known brands such as Marriott, the Hilton, IHG (Intercontinental and Holiday Inn), Le Meridien, Shangrila, along with many more regional and boutique brands.

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Contact Us!

Feel free to contact us with any questions or queries regarding lifestyle and travel in Asia. We will happily help where we can. For partnership and travel collaboration queries contact us by email: [email protected].

Note: We do receive many requests each day and while we do read all of them, we may not have the time to respond to all of them. If you don’t receive a response then assume we are unable to work with you at this time.

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