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Suzy: Week 2 Goals – Choosing a Travel Niche
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[Posted on: 28 August 2009]
[Posted in: Case Studies, Getting Readers, Getting Started]
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(If you’re wondering what this Case Study is about, please read the introductory post from last week.) When Suzy and I first chatted about her desire to have a travel blog, focused on a specific travel niche, upon which she could write about what she really loves and make money doing it, I put together […]

Suzy: Week 1 Goals – Profitable Travel Writing
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[Posted on: 21 August 2009]
[Posted in: Case Studies, Getting Readers, Getting Started]
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Can a Travel Writer make money online? I believe that the answer is a resounding yes….and I’m going to prove it to you. Allow me to introduce you to Suzy (not her real name), my first Case Study. Suzy is a well-repected travel writer who is regularly published in several online and offline travel publications. I met her on a media trip and we spent time chatting about the many challenges facing travel writers who are trying to adapt to

Need Readers for your Travel Blog? Be a Guest Author!
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[Posted on: 7 August 2009]
[Posted in: Getting Readers, Opportunities, Tips & Tricks]
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Do you get invited to submit guest posts on other travel blogs? If you’re a Travel Blogger, you should not only take advantage of any invitation that you receive to submit a guest post to other travel blogs or travel related website, you should also be actively seeking such opportunities, and offering to write for […]

Top 5 Audio & Video Tips for Travel Bloggers
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[Posted on: 5 August 2009]
[Posted in: Enhance Your Writing, Getting Readers, Technology, Tips & Tricks]
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A good number of travel bloggers that I regularly read are doing a great job of incorporating video and audio into their travel blogs, so if you’re one of them — good for you! If you’re new to travel blogging and haven’t yet tried adding either video or audio, well then you should! It’s a […]

Why Travel Writers Really Need A Niche
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[Posted on: 17 July 2009]
[Posted in: Enhance Your Writing, Getting Readers]
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Earlier this week Rebecca did a great job of reviewing ExcellentGuide.com. She made a point about the fact that they were trying to be too many things, instead of just focusing on one and actually being excellent at it, which they weren’t. I felt it was a perfect example of a mistake that a lot […]

ExcellentGuide is….Not So Excellent
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[Posted on: 15 July 2009]
[Posted in: Getting Readers, Reviews, Writer's Resources]
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ExcellentGuide.com is a rather odd combination of an Article Submission Site and a Directory of websites, bookmarks, and videos. It appears as if they are trying to single-handedly replace EzineArticles.com, YouTube.com, Digg.com, and the Yahoo Directory. However, if you can overlook the amateurish-looking website and obnoxious Google Ads, and the fact that they explain nothing […]

Travel Writers Use Ezine Finder to Get Readers
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[Posted on: 6 July 2009]
[Posted in: Getting Readers, Reviews, Writer's Resources]
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Based on some of the email we’ve received lately there seems to be some confusion between EzineFinder.com and EzineArticles.com. These are two distinctly different websites with very different functions. EzineFinder.com, which is the focus of today’s review, is primarily a directory of ezines, also known as e-newsletters or online magazines. EzineArticles.com is strictly an article […]

Isnare Article Submission and Distribution
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[Posted on: 29 June 2009]
[Posted in: Getting Readers, Opportunities, Reviews]
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If you’ve been following our site for a while you’ll know that we strongly encourage travel writers to make use of Article Marketing as a way to increase traffic to your own site or travel blog (and also to increase your reputation and credibility in your chosen niche), by submitting your articles to at least […]

Avoid Extinction with Social Media Networking
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[Posted on: 26 June 2009]
[Posted in: Getting Readers, Opportunities, Technology]
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Lately I’ve been getting a lot of email from some, well let’s just say “traditional“, travel writers, asking me why everyone is making such a fuss over this “new online social stuff”. They don’t understand it. They think that Twitter is just a way for kids to keep in touch, that Facebook is still just […]

Increase Your Audience by Adding Video
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[Posted on: 24 June 2009]
[Posted in: Enhance Your Writing, Getting Readers, Guest Blog Posts, Technology]
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With all of the travel writing websites out there, it can be difficult to stand out in the Internet Universe. Great writing can certainly help, but how can a person attract more viewers to their blog? Better yet, what can a person do to keep people on their site longer, view more pages and have […]



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