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Learn to Craft a Perfect Author Bio
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[Posted on: 21 October 2009]
[Posted in: Enhance Your Writing, Getting Started, Tips & Tricks]
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If you’re writing on your own travel blog, you already know that you should have an Author Biography. Most commonly used on your ‘About’ page, it’s what fills the reader in on who you are, what makes you an authority on your travel niche, and any accomplishments that you’d like to impress them with. If [...]

It’s Not Just All Travel Articles – Part III
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[Posted on: 14 October 2009]
[Posted in: Getting Started, Tips & Tricks]
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This is the last – but most important – of this three-part series about the writing travel writers need to do in addition to travel writing. The focus of this week’s blog post is the Query Letter. Some travel writers still struggle with writing query letters, but it’s a vital skill to have if it’s [...]

It’s Not Just All Travel Articles – Part II
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[Posted on: 7 October 2009]
[Posted in: Getting Started, Tips & Tricks]
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This is Part 2 of a three part series about the writing required by travel writers in addition to creating travel articles. In this Part, we’ll focus on cover letters and thank you letters. Many travel writers are freelancers, however, you may someday have the opportunity to apply for a staff travel writing position. If [...]

It’s Not Just All Travel Articles – Part I
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[Posted on: 30 September 2009]
[Posted in: Getting Started, Tips & Tricks]
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This is a three part series about the writing required by travel writers in addition to creating travel articles. In Part 1, we’ll focus on resumes and CVs. Remember, when you apply for a travel writing opportunity, you may be required to submit a resume or CV in addition to a cover letter and writing [...]

Alleviate Pressure by Outsourcing Copywriting
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[Posted on: 28 September 2009]
[Posted in: Overcoming Obstacles, Tips & Tricks]
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Every Freelance Travel Writer should ideally have two websites. A travel writer’s primary website should be a travel blog, focused upon a specific travel niche about which you are passionate and knowledgeable, and to which you regularly add new and interesting content. Your travel blog should include an “About” page which explains what it is [...]

Barter Your Travel Writing for a Backpack
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[Posted on: 14 September 2009]
[Posted in: Getting Started, Opportunities, Tips & Tricks]
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Many travel writers opt to backpack all over the world, as it’s a great way to travel inexpensively and immerse yourself into a new culture. If you’re a backpacking travel writer, the day will come when you’ll need a new backpack, however, a good, well-constucted backpack can be expensive. You can overcome this expense by [...]

So You Want to Write an eBook?
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[Posted on: 31 August 2009]
[Posted in: Getting Started, Guest Blog Posts, Tips & Tricks]
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Although I’m primarily a travel writer, I recently co-wrote an eBook for women, about success. Allow me to share with you what I’ve learned from the experience, and some tips on writing an eBook. Writing an eBook is a much different experience than writing a traditional printed-and-bound book, but writing an eBook can be a [...]

Road Trip Tips to Avoid a Bumpy Journey — Part II
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[Posted on: 13 August 2009]
[Posted in: General News & Info, Tips & Tricks]
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This is Part II of ‘Avoid a Bumpy Road Trip with These Tips.’ My trip to Northern California was an experience. At one point, I felt like I was on a wild goose chase! All-in-all the trip was a success. My creativity was renewed, and I learned a lot about myself and some lessons along [...]

Road Trip Tips to Avoid a Bumpy Journey – Pt 1
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[Posted on: 10 August 2009]
[Posted in: General News & Info, Tips & Tricks]
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Editors Note: This is part one of a two-part article on “road trip tips” – be sure to check out Wednesday’s post for the second part, filled with even more great road trip tips! Recently I took a road trip to Northern California. I now have many travel writing articles to write. It’s ironic that [...]

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 [...]



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