Posts Tagged ‘Article Submission’

The Only Consistent Thing About Freelance Travel Writing Is . . . Its Complete Lack of Consistency

If you’re contemplating taking up freelance travel writing as a career, and hoping to make a regular and stable income right from the start… … understand that it could take you a long time to make your dream come true. As advanced sentient beings, we crave stability and consistency. I get this. This is a [...]

How Assumptions Erode Your Travel Writing Success
[Posted on: 20 August 2018]
[Posted in: Getting Started, Guest Blog Posts, Overcoming Obstacles]
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Over the past several years of working with novice travel writers, I’ve noticed they tend to make a lot of incorrect assumptions about how things work in freelance writing. These assumptions cost them assignments with paying magazines and newspapers. One prevalent assumption is that some paying magazines will not be interested in their stories. I [...]

3 Questions Most Travel Editors Want Answered in Your Pitch
[Posted on: 14 March 2016]
[Posted in: Getting Started, Guest Blog Posts, Overcoming Obstacles]
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Most editors are short on time and even shorter on patience when it comes to poorly written pitches. From copy-and-paste emails with the wrong name to queries riddled with spelling errors, you’d be surprised at what editors are sent on a daily basis. The main problem, however, is that the majority of queries are off [...]

Do You Really Need That Model Release?
[Posted on: 22 December 2009]
[Posted in: Overcoming Obstacles, Tips & Tricks]

Editor’s Note: Readers please be SURE to read the comment below from Dan Heller, the photographer whose articles I cited, for some important input that clarifies my point – in retrospect, I should have asked Dan to write this article – live and learn, yes? Recently I was chatting via email with Stephany Wiestling, founder [...]

Suzy: Week 11 Goals – Article Syndication
[Posted on: 30 October 2009]
[Posted in: Case Studies, Getting Readers, Getting Started]

If you’re wondering what this Case Study is all about, please read the introductory post from Week One. Last week we briefly summarized how Suzy is using Social Media networks such as Twitter, Facebook, Stumbleupon, and YouTube, to broaden her reach and increase the number of site visitors to her new travel blog. This week [...]



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