Archive for July, 2010

Increase Your Travel Writing Exposure and Readership with Syndication
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[Posted on: 28 July 2010]
[Posted in: Enhance Your Writing, Guest Blog Posts, Opportunities, Tips & Tricks]
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Sometimes a story gets better the more it’s told. This is especially true if you get paid for each telling. When you write an article and sell it to multiple sources as a syndicated piece, you are seizing the opportunity to tell your story over and over to a larger audience of readers. Travel pieces [...]

PR/Blogger Relations Manifesto
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[Posted on: 21 July 2010]
[Posted in: Guest Blog Posts, Overcoming Obstacles, Tips & Tricks]
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Today’s Post is a re-print of a terrific article I found that I believe every travel blogger should read. The author, Lisa Gerber of Big Leap Creative, graciously agreed to let me re-publish her wonderful advice to bloggers, which was inspired by her trip to TBEX10 last month. So without further ado, here is Lisa’s [...]

Freelance Writer’s Rights
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[Posted on: 16 July 2010]
[Posted in: Guest Blog Posts, Overcoming Obstacles, Writer's Resources]
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Most writers have a certain ownership of their words. Of course we do! As professionals, we also expect others to pay us for our words. When publishers or editors purchase an article or story, they often request or require certain rights to that work. In other words, the author may not maintain complete ownership of [...]

Q&A: How to Incorporate a Newsletter
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[Posted on: 14 July 2010]
[Posted in: Q&A]
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Welcome to another installment of Ask The Editor! This month our topic focuses on newsletters. Q. I know I should have a signup form for a newsletter, but I really don’t know where to begin. How do I start a newsletter? A. This can be intimidating for any blogger, but it’s very important to include [...]

Learn How To Work With Tourism Boards
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There’s no such thing as a free lunch – but who wants to eat alone anyway? One day during the summer of 2009, I picked up the phone and Vibhava, an IndiaTourism officer I knew, said: “I have been reading your blog. You really love India. The next time you go to India, you will [...]

Endless Vacation vs. Responsibility to Readers
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Years ago, I thought of writing a book called, “I left Paradise a Day Early” on the many hardships travel writers have to endure while on the road. I “shelved” the idea back then because a colleague/friend said to me, “Susan, normal people won’t get this.” Of course, how can staying in a pristine villa [...]

Know How To Do Something? Enter This Contest!
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[Posted on: 1 July 2010]
[Posted in: Contests, Opportunities]
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Here’s a way to turn your knowledge into cash..woo hoo! To celebrate the launch of their new user submission service, How To Books (www.howto.co.uk), is running a contest through July 2010 for the best “how to” article submitted to their site, for which the winner will receive £200 (that’s roughly $300 USD), and that’s on [...]



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