Posts Tagged ‘Networking’

Mentoring: The Two-Way Street to Success
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[Posted on: 22 March 2010]
[Posted in: First Person Experience, Guest Blog Posts, Writer's Resources]
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  You Mentor Me and I’ll Mentor You. My blog is less than a year old, yet it now holds position 51 in Travel Blog Sites’s top 100 travel blogs. I could not have achieved this spot without my blogging mentor. Keith of the Velvet Escape and I met on Twitter 10 months ago. I […]

Travel Writing Workshops and Conferences
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[Posted on: 19 March 2010]
[Posted in: Writer's Education]
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There’s no doubt in my mind that any travel writer or blogger can benefit from attending a workshop or conference. Whether you’re a seasoned professional writer with many print publications on your resume, or a brand new travel blogger, or just thinking of getting into this industry, you’ll learn something — from some of the […]

Can a Blog Network Really Benefit You?
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[Posted on: 10 March 2010]
[Posted in: Interviews, Writer's Resources]
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Many travel bloggers are aware of the benefits of a Blog Network, and may belong to one, or more than one. For those unfamiliar, a Blog Network can be anything from an informal alliance of bloggers (who support each other through commenting, guest blogging, and cross-promotion) to a more structured membership platform that offers additional […]

Promote Yourself With a Portfolio Site
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[Posted on: 2 December 2009]
[Posted in: Getting Started, Opportunities, Tips & Tricks]
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Most of the travel writers and travel bloggers we work with focus most, if not all, of their writing on (own) their travel blog, or the travel blogs of other individuals or blog communities. And yet I’m guessing that most, if not all, of you are freelancers, and – like most freelance writers – are […]

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 […]

Extra, Extra! Submit Your Articles to YourNews
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[Posted on: 20 July 2009]
[Posted in: Getting Started, Opportunities, Reviews]
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YourNews.com is a local article marketing site. Similar to many local online news websites, except that YourNews.com makes it easy for you to sign up for an account and submit your travel articles based on your zip code, which you enter the first time you land on the site. You can also submit travel articles […]

Social Media Do’s and Don’ts
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[Posted on: 10 July 2009]
[Posted in: Overcoming Obstacles, Tips & Tricks]
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Everyone knows by now that Social Media has taken the business world by storm. It seems like it’s all anyone is talking about online these days. Online communities such as Facebook, Twitter, MySpace, and others that started out as a way for people to keep in touch with family and friends have morphed into valuable […]

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 […]

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 […]

Take A Peek Inside A Media Trip
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[Posted on: 25 June 2009]
[Posted in: Enhance Your Writing, Technology, Tips & Tricks]
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A while back I wrote about a Media Trip I went on in April, to the Park Royal Holiday Resort in Cozumel, Mexico, and I followed that up with a list of “Top 10 Do’s and Don’ts for Media Trips“. Most established writers have been invited – at one time or another, sometimes frequently – […]



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