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Here’s a Tweet Review about Twitter
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[Posted on: 22 April 2009]
[Posted in: Opportunities, Reviews, Tips & Tricks]
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Twitter has taken the social media world by storm. If you’re a travel writer and you’re not using Twitter, you don’t know what you’re missing! Almost everyone is on Twitter. Many organizations such as Travel Channel International and many other travel sites can be found on Twitter. In a nutshell, Twitter is simply a form […]

Get paid with online job sites like Elance.com
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[Posted on: 31 March 2009]
[Posted in: Getting Started, Reviews, Tips & Tricks]
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Elance.com is yet another online job site — it’s similar to Guru.com. In fact, Guru.com and Elance.com are the two biggest online job sites for freelancers. Travel writers can earn extra cash by signing up with Elance.com. Not only does Elance provide you with paying opportunities, but you’ll have portfolio pieces. Here’s a review of […]

Online job sites like ScriptLance are great for diversified travel writers
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[Posted on: 16 March 2009]
[Posted in: Getting Started, Opportunities, Reviews, Writer's Resources]
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There’s a new online job site called ScriptLance.com. Maybe you’ve heard of them, maybe not. ScriptLance is like other online job sites. You find a project, bid on it, receive the job and you get paid. It’s that simple. This is just another opportunity for travel writers to find travel writing projects. To get started […]

Review of WhiteSmoke writing tools software – Part II
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[Posted on: 13 March 2009]
[Posted in: Enhance Your Writing, Reviews, Writer's Resources]
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If you recall from part one of our WhiteSmoke review, we focused on the good and surprises of WhiteSmoke’s software. In part two of this review, we’ll look at the bad and silver lining of WhiteSmoke’s software. Yes, there’s a bad side and a silver lining. It sounds contradictory, but it’s true. Remember that writing […]

Review of WhiteSmoke writing tools software – Part I
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[Posted on: 11 March 2009]
[Posted in: Enhance Your Writing, Reviews, Writer's Resources]
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Stop struggling with your travel writing! Writing tools such as WhiteSmoke writing software can enhance and improve your writing. If you’re not a strong writer, consider purchasing WhiteSmoke’s writing and grammar software. After all, they claim you can “write better, right now.” In part one of this review, we’ll look at the good and surprises […]

The Truth about Online Job Sites like Guru.com – Part II
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[Posted on: 4 March 2009]
[Posted in: Getting Started, Opportunities, Reviews, Writer's Resources]
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Here’s part two of my review of Guru.com. Be prepared to pay many fees for a project. You are subjected to many fees. You can avoid some of these fees, but if an employer may choose to ignore your request to be paid by check or e-check. Let’s take a further look at Guru.com. Fees […]

The Truth about Online Job Sites like Guru.com – Part I
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[Posted on: 2 March 2009]
[Posted in: Getting Started, Opportunities, Reviews, Writer's Resources]
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Editor’s Note: This review of Guru.com is over three years old, and we’ve received a lot of negative feedback about Guru.com in the years since then…our present stance is ‘caveat emptor’…..we would advise caution to anyone considering using Guru.com at the present time. Many freelance writers flock to online job sites to find and apply […]



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