Services Available at Discover the Burgh


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Are you a local business in the Pittsburgh area looking for assistance in marketing, photography, web services, or blogging?  If so, the team at Discover the Burgh is here for you!

We have over nine years of professional blogging experience and are available for freelancing assignments to help your business grow and succeed in the city. A selection of the services we currently offer are outlined below.

Note: This page features only our external services.  If you are interested in direct advertising on Discover the Burgh, please click here to be taken to our advertising listing which covers all partnerships involving publications on this website and associated social channels.

Please forward all email inquiries to jeremy@discovertheburgh.com

Business or Residential Photography

Our photography experience includes residential, business, landscape, and food scenes.

The team at Discover the Burgh consists of experts in food, business, residential, and landscape photography with significant training and experience in staging and post-processing techniques.

Our base photography package includes a visit to your business, a photography session of up to 60 minutes in duration, post-processing, and delivery of ten (10) polished photos to be selected out of a batch of a minimum of 25 polished photos.  Delivery of the final photos will be within 48 hours of the scheduled session.

Discover the Burgh will retain the rights to all photos not purchased from the session for both internal and external marketing.  All purchased images come with exclusive print and digital rights pending any necessary releases required from your business, models used, or 3rd party branding.

Website Management and Marketing

Our digital marketing experience focuses on social media, blogging, and custom advertising.

The owners of Discover the Burgh have been focused on website marketing and social media management since 2008.  Our background includes website optimizations on WordPress CMS, social media profile development, paid advertising campaigns, freelance copy-writing, and SEO.

Notable results on sites in our brand include:

  • Performed an SEO overhaul on Living the Dream over a period of one-month resulting in a 100% gain in traffic over the following six months- with Google referrals increasing by 400%.
  • Increased targeted Twitter followers on Living the Dream from 5,000 to 20,000 in a period of 1.5 years with $0 in advertising spending.
  • Grew a new Facebook page for Discover the Burgh to over 50,000 followers in one year for approximately $2,000 in advertising spending.
    • 90%+ of fans are located within driving distance of Pittsburgh, PA.

Our web services range from providing a site evaluation and plan for SEO improvement, performing full SEO and site optimization services, marketing plans for launching new sites, and social media ad management for your business goals.

Speaking Appearances

Jeremy and Angie are avid travelers, photographers, web developers, marketers, and lovers of all things Pittsburgh. We have provided courses on blog development for the travel blog training course Travel Blog Success (now merged with another program), spoke at the travel blogger's conference TBEX on social media management and growth, and have published many guides on how to build successful travel based websites on our sister site, Living the Dream.

We are available for local, national, and international speaking appearances on many of the above topics and can work with you to create a presentation suited to your audience.

External Partner Opportunities

Over the course of running Discover the Burgh, we've been fortunate enough to meet many skilled individuals in the region and have contacts for many more services that we do not personally provide.  If you are looking for a local service that is not outlined above, please contact us as we may be able to put you in contact with colleagues who are able to provide the service you are looking for.

Please forward all email inquiries to jeremy@discovertheburgh.com

Our Background

Why should you hire the team at Discover the Burgh to help with your business?   Not only are we focused on bringing the best content out there from the city of Pittsburgh, we’re also media professionals and have been blogging professionally for over nine years!

Jeremy has been blogging professionally since 2008 at his award winning global travel blog, Living the Dream, where he has visited 68 countries on five continents.  He is experienced in WordPress CMS, Web Programming (HTML, CSS, and Visual Basic), SEO, Photography, Social Media Management, B2C marketing, and manages a team of paid staff authors. Jeremy is a member of the Professional Travel Bloggers Association, was a hosted blogger at the association’s inaugural conference TBC Asia in Sri Lanka in 2014, and was a hosted speaker at the travel blogger’s conference TBEX North America in Cancun, Mexico in 2014 (presenting on social media for beginners).

Angie joined the Living the Dream team in 2009 as a staff writer and has visited 50 countries on five continents.  She is experienced in photography, social media management, and B2C marketing with a focus on restaurants and culinary arts.

Together Jeremy and Angie have been awarded the title of Top 10 Travel Couples by USA Today’s 10Best, partnered with many global brands and tourist boards (a selection listed here), cited in major news outlets including the NY Times and the Huffington Post, hosted on several international press and FAM trips, and have coordinated countless social media and web based campaigns over the years.

We are looking forward to being able to provide our skills and marketing services to the Pittsburgh community that we call home!

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