Posts Tagged ‘Networking’

Connect with others in a travel writing forum
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A travel writing forum is a great way to connect with travel writers all over the world. You can make international connections within seconds. Plus, you never know what you’ll find within the pages of a travel writing forum. If you have a question, put it on a forum. Forget about searching the internet for [...]

Travel careers that can support your writing
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[Posted on: 27 March 2009]
[Posted in: Getting Started, Opportunities]
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If you’re an aspiring travel writer, the best way to learn about the industry is to work in it. Maybe you require a full-time or part-time job to supplement your writing career. There are plenty of travel careers available to you. Not only is it fun to work in the travel industry, but you can [...]

Article Marketing
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[Posted on: 16 March 2009]
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Article marketing is an effective method to drive traffic to your website. Once you understand how to utilize article marketing, you should see an increase in your website visitor statistics. Article Marketing is something that the most successful online marketers do each day to drive traffic to their website, and while daily submissions aren’t necessary, [...]

A travel writer uses caution when joining groups on Meetup.com
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[Posted on: 10 March 2009]
[Posted in: Opportunities, Overcoming Obstacles]
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Meetup.com is a great place to meet “like-minded” people. However, there are some groups that impose stringent rules on its members. If you’re a travel writer, use caution before you sign up with a Meetup group. Make sure you have all of the facts. Here’s some insight to groups on Meetup.com from my personal experience. [...]

Stop Whining about Travel Jobs — Become a Wine Critic
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[Posted on: 20 February 2009]
[Posted in: Getting Started, Opportunities, Tips & Tricks]
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Are you a travel writer who is bored with writing about travel destinations? Are you a wine connoisseur? You could become a wine critic and marry your love of travel with wine. Remember that travel jobs just like wines come in many varieties. Becoming a wine critic is a great way to get started in [...]

Find Travel Jobs by Heading in the Right Direction
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[Posted on: 11 February 2009]
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Finding travel jobs takes skill and know how. If you’re not going in the right direction you can wind up off course. There are many job options within the travel industry. You could work for a cruise line, become a travel agent, start your own online travel agency, or begin a specialty agency such as [...]

Explore How to Become a Travel Writer
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[Posted on: 9 February 2009]
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Do you like to travel? Are you a writer? If you enjoy writing and traveling, marry these two passions and become a travel writer. You could learn how to become a travel writer in no time. Are you ready to live your dream? Many people enjoy traveling and would like to find ways to pay [...]

Travel Writers Take Advantage of Jobs Within the Travel Industry
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[Posted on: 4 February 2009]
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As aspiring travel writers, consider taking advantage of jobs within the travel industry to “jump start” your travel writing career. Many people search job boards such as CareerBuilder, Monster.com, Indeed.com, Craigslist, and the countless other internet sites for writing jobs. However, if you’re new at writing travel, you can squelch the competition by applying for [...]

Travel Writers Work Together and Find Success
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[Posted on: 23 January 2009]
[Posted in: Enhance Your Writing, Opportunities]
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Travel writers, have you considered working together? Do you know any graphic artists? They could work with you as well; it could be a win-win situation. You probably think this is a “hair brained” idea and maybe it is. However, if it can work for a group of hairstylists in Arizona, it could work for [...]

Interview: Lisa Lambden – Travel Channel Academy
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[Posted on: 15 January 2009]
[Posted in: Interviews, Podcasts, Writer's Education]
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We’ve had a LOT of inquiries from our travel writers about the Travel Channel Academy (the travel-focused digital film school designed to turn you into a Travel Journalist in 4 days)…. so here it is, as promised, our recorded interview with Lisa Lambden, founder and driving force behind the the Travel Channel Academy (read her [...]

Market Your Travel Writing with Blogs, Podcasts, and Social Sites
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[Posted on: 15 December 2008]
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Travel writing is a fun “niche” writing market. Of course, within travel writing there are many “niche travel markets.” Are you doing all that you can to market your travel writing? If you’re not, then find out how you can better position yourself and your travel writing. There are three main “niche” markets for you [...]

Travel Writers Hustle For Freelance Travel Writing Jobs
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[Posted on: 5 December 2008]
[Posted in: Overcoming Obstacles, Tips & Tricks]
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Travel writing is definitely not for the thin-skinned, faint-of-heart, or slackers. To make it as a freelance travel writer, you must hustle for work and convince others that you’re the right person for the job. After you receive a plethora of opportunities, you now have the task of balancing each client. Deadlines will differ and [...]

Travel Writers Use these 5 Tips When Seeking Travel Writing Jobs
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[Posted on: 28 November 2008]
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A couple of travel writers discovered a plethora of travel writing jobs. They were smart enough not to listen to the economic doom and gloom speak of family, friends, and the media. They started their search a few weeks ago, and boom; they found many different types of travel writing jobs. These travel writers found [...]

To Travel Writer: Hunt for Freelance Employment on the Internet
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[Posted on: 17 November 2008]
[Posted in: Opportunities, Writer's Resources]
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Dear Travel Writer, Are you still searching for employment? Do you look to the heavens each day and pray for freelance employment opportunities? Did you look on the internet? You must have some form of daily employment to sustain your life. In addition to your full-time or part-time job, you can begin your travel writing [...]

7 Steps to Follow Before Applying for Freelance Travel Writer Jobs
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[Posted on: 22 October 2008]
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Many travel writer jobs are sought after by travel writers all over the world. Their stories are the same. They are looking for travel writing jobs not only to pay the bills but that will “jump start” their career. With so much competition, what’s a travel writer to do? The first thing to do is [...]



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