Archive for June, 2010

TBEX10 Conference Recap
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[Posted on: 29 June 2010]
[Posted in: General News & Info, Opportunities, Reviews, Writer's Education]
[47 Comments]

  Most of you reading this know that TBEX10 was held this past weekend, in New York City. Some of you also know that I was there, because we finally got to meet in person (yaay!). No doubt you’ll be reading many “wrap-up” posts from any of the several hundred bloggers who also attended, as […]

Q&A: How To Encourage Social Media Sharing
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[Posted on: 25 June 2010]
[Posted in: Getting Readers, Overcoming Obstacles, Q&A, Technology, Tips & Tricks]
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Welcome to our first installment of Ask The Editor! One of the things that keeps me busiest is answering the many emails I receive. Although I encourage travel writers to use our Forum, where we have some great writers, bloggers, and tech-geeks, in order to get a wider variety of answers than just mine. However, […]

Ten Tips for Self Editing
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[Posted on: 22 June 2010]
[Posted in: Overcoming Obstacles, Writer's Education, Writer's Resources]
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It’s a fact. Writers must be good at self-editing to really succeed in print these days. Many print publications – as well as some online news/magazine websites and large e-zines – have downsized their editing staff, and yet still want to maintain their high standard of editorial quality. Thus, when faced with the choice of […]

Under The Microscope: Tourfolio.com
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[Posted on: 18 June 2010]
[Posted in: Overcoming Obstacles, Travel Blog Reviews]
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Welcome to the first Travel Blog Review in our “Under the Microscope” series! This past week our Travel Writers’ Forum members reviewed Tourfolio.com, a travel blog founded by Bryan Cassidy. The goal of this series of travel blog reviews – handled entirely through our Forum – is to help travel bloggers discover what visitors like, […]

NEW Feature at TWE: Under The Microscope
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[Posted on: 11 June 2010]
[Posted in: Travel Blog Reviews]
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I’d like to introduce a new concept that will become a monthly feature here at Travel Writers Exchange This new feature will be called “Under The Microscope”, and will be an in-depth travel blog review. Each month we’ll take a look at one travel blog (volunteered by the blog owner, of course) and review it […]

Lost Work: A Life Lesson in a Bottle
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A couple of years ago, I came across a treasure. At least I think it was a treasure. Unfortunately, its real value I’ll never know. What I found, while taking a break in my boat (I’m a sculler as well as a travel writer) was a bottle bobbing in the waves. I paddled over to […]

Your Knowledge is Valuable (So Why Not Sell It?)
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[Posted on: 5 June 2010]
[Posted in: General News & Info, Opportunities, Writer's Resources]
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EDITOR’S NOTE: The links below are now going to a DIFFERENT (but still good) video – the prior program of free videos has NOW CLOSED. You can still watch the new video (it’s about an hour) to get some good information without any obligation to sign up for his course. Every day I get email […]



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