Posts Tagged ‘Networking’

Turn Your Travel Writing Hobby Into a Career
[Posted on: 17 June 2009]
[Posted in: Getting Started, Opportunities, Tips & Tricks]

There are tons of websites where people can post photos and comments about their latest trip, for the intended audience of family and friends, and plenty of people who write reviews of destinations for sites like TripAdvisor or Yahoo Travel, and even quite a large number of people who blog about travel as a part-time […]

Travel Skills Can Look Good on a Travel Writer’s Resume
[Posted on: 27 May 2009]
[Posted in: Opportunities, Tips & Tricks]

I recently read a great blog post on Brave New Traveler titled “How to Make Travel Look Good on a Resume“, in which author Matthew Kepnes writes about people who have taken a year off to travel (commonly called a “gap year”), and how they can use that travel experience on their resume if they […]

Interview: Maralyn D. Hill, President of IFWTWA
[Posted on: 5 May 2009]
[Posted in: Interviews, Podcasts, Writer's Education]

For those that don’t already know, IFWTWA stands for the International Food, Wine, and Travel Writers Association. It is a global network of people involved in the hospitality and lifestyle industries and the writers, bloggers, and journalists who promote them by informing others about them. This past week I had the great pleasure of interviewing […]

Travel Media Trips: Top 10 Do’s and Don’ts
[Posted on: 1 May 2009]
[Posted in: Enhance Your Writing, Overcoming Obstacles, Tips & Tricks]

Many beginning Travel Writers and Bloggers ask us “what exactly is a ‘media trip’ (or a ‘press trip’)?” These two terms are used interchangeably, though you’ll see and hear Media Trip more frequently. If you read my last post “Travel Media Trip – Cozumel Follow Up” you’ll have a good idea of what a travel […]

Travel Media Trip – Cozumel Follow Up
[Posted on: 29 April 2009]
[Posted in: General News & Info, Opportunities]

This past week I spent 4 wonderful days in Cozumel, Mexico on a Travel Media Trip, as a guest at the fabulous Park Royal Resort (of course you’d already know this if you follow us on Twitter). We’re adding a new section to our website for Destination Travel Articles, so watch for mine about the […]

Here’s a Tweet Review about Twitter
[Posted on: 22 April 2009]
[Posted in: Opportunities, Reviews, Tips & Tricks]

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 […]

Have You Been Grounded?
[Posted on: 20 April 2009]
[Posted in: Enhance Your Writing, Opportunities, Overcoming Obstacles]

How many travel writers have been stranded at the airport? Did you get a good night’s sleep? Maybe or maybe not. Being stuck at the airport may be a blessing in disguise. You could do some great travel writing from the airport. More importantly, you’ll have an entertaining travel articles to post on your blog […]

A travel writer and networking-Part II
[Posted on: 13 April 2009]
[Posted in: Getting Started, Opportunities, Overcoming Obstacles]

In Part One we discussed how a travel writer can network and some of the networking options available. Here we’ll review the positives and negatives of networking and improving your networking skills. Hang in there because as a travel writer you’ll connect with other travel writers, editors, publishers and general writers. Networking will pay off […]

A Travel Writer and Networking-Part I
[Posted on: 10 April 2009]
[Posted in: Getting Started, Opportunities, Overcoming Obstacles]

How can a travel writer network with other travel writers and writers in general? In Part One we’ll see how a travel writer can network and what networking options are available to travel writers. In Part Two, we’ll look at the positives and negatives of networking and how you can improve your networking skills. A […]

10 Secrets to Leaving a Comment on a Travel Blog
[Posted on: 3 April 2009]
[Posted in: Getting Readers, Overcoming Obstacles, Tips & Tricks]

A travel writer knows how to write proper comments. There’s nothing worse than a writer who violates “commenting etiquette.” You know who you are. Now, you may be upset because many people do not proofread their blogs before they post it. It’s great that you want to help fellow writers, but that’s not the point […]



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