Posts Tagged ‘Travel Niche’

How To Work With Your Local Tourism Board
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[Posted on: 30 September 2013]
[Posted in: Getting Started, Guest Blog Posts, Tips & Tricks, Writer's Resources]
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Some travel writers make the mistake of thinking they need to travel to far-flung destinations many time zones away…. … when, in actuality, there are interesting travel-related stories waiting to be written about their own backyards. In fact, one of the best ways to build a travel writing portfolio is to write about the destination [...]

Travel Writing: Are You Niche Enough?
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[Posted on: 20 May 2013]
[Posted in: First Person Experience, Getting Readers, Guest Blog Posts]
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You’re a travel writer. You don’t write about food or gardening. You write about travel therefore, you have a niche. Unfortunately, unless you have star status as a travel writer, you’re not niche enough. Budget-strapped editors hiring freelancers don’t get stars for the majority of their stories. All things being equal, they hire writers with [...]

What Makes You an Expert Anyway?
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[Posted on: 2 May 2011]
[Posted in: Guest Blog Posts, The Ambidextrous Travel Writer]
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Over the last several weeks, I received a couple of e-mails from writers who told me they were experts in various parts of the world. One fancied himself an Asia expert; another, an Israel expert. The first one really threw me, because I can’t even call myself an expert on the country I’ve spent my [...]

Suzy: The Finale – Suzy Speaks!
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[Posted on: 29 January 2010]
[Posted in: Case Studies, Getting Readers, Getting Started]
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  Hi everyone! I’m “Suzy”, from the Case Study. Some of you may know me as Nancy D. Brown from the “What a Trip” blog. As Trisha mentioned in our interview, we met on a press trip. I distinctly remember her asking me about what keywords I wanted to rank for on my blog and [...]

Suzy: Week 22 – The Interview
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[Posted on: 22 January 2010]
[Posted in: Case Studies, Getting Readers, Getting Started, Interviews]
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If you’re wondering what this Case Study is all about, please read the introductory post from Week One. You can browse through all the older installments here.   I promised you a video interview.   And dagnabbit I’m gonna’ give you folks a video interview, even if it’s not oscar-worthy.   At the last minute [...]

The Importance of Finding Your Travel Niche
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[Posted on: 18 January 2010]
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I write about “all things India”. I write about India in newspaper and magazine articles, on Facebook and Twitter, in emails and essays and, of course, especially on my travel blog, Breathedreamgo.com.   Every one who knows me is well-acquainted with my obsession, er passion, for India. But now and again someone asks me, “why [...]

Suzy: Week 21 – The Wrap Up
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[Posted on: 15 January 2010]
[Posted in: Case Studies, Getting Readers, Getting Started]
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  If you’re wondering what this Case Study is all about, please read the introductory post from Week One.     You can browse through all the older installments here.     It’s been a long road, but we’ve finally reached the end of it. “Suzy” and I met on a Media Trip in the [...]

Suzy: Week 20 Goals-Affiliate Advertising Reports
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[Posted on: 8 January 2010]
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If you’re wondering what this Case Study is all about, please read the introductory post from Week One. You can browse through all the older installments here. Last week we talked about how Suzy is tracking what people search for once they get to her travel blog (see “Suzy: Week 19 Goals-Tracking Your Site Searches“), [...]

Suzy: Week 19 Goals-Tracking Your Site Searches
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[Posted on: 1 January 2010]
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If you’re wondering what this Case Study is all about, please read the introductory post from Week One. You can browse through all the older installments here. Last week we talked about how Suzy is tracking her site visitors behavior, and learning how to understand what the data means and how to use it. This [...]

Suzy: Week 18 Goals – Visitor Tracking
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[Posted on: 18 December 2009]
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If you’re wondering what this Case Study is all about, please read the introductory post from Week One. You can browse through all the older installments here. Last week we talked about how Suzy is considering writing an eBook or two as another source of revenue from her travel blog. This week we’ve reached the [...]

Suzy: Week 17 Goals – Writing eBooks
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[Posted on: 11 December 2009]
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If you’re wondering what this Case Study is all about, please read the introductory post from Week One. You can browse through all the older installments here. Last week we talked about how Suzy is starting to create her own Direct Advertising Agreements. This week we’re discussing how she can write an eBook (or even [...]

Suzy: Week 16 Goals–Direct Advertising
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[Posted on: 4 December 2009]
[Posted in: Case Studies, Getting Readers, Getting Started]
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If you’re wondering what this Case Study is all about, please read the introductory post from Week One. Last week we talked about Affiliate Advertising, and how Suzy has started placing relevant ads on her travel blog, which, as she builds significant site traffic, will start to earn her affiliate revenue. This week we’ll discuss [...]

Suzy: Week 15 Goals–Affiliate Advertising
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[Posted on: 27 November 2009]
[Posted in: Case Studies, Getting Readers, Getting Started]
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If you’re wondering what this Case Study is all about, please read the introductory post from Week One. Last week we started digging into methods that Suzy can implement to earn some revenue from her travel blog, beginning with adding Google AdSense. This week it’s all about Affiliate Programs – those ads that travel bloggers [...]

Suzy: Week 14 Goals – Monetizing Her Travel Blog
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[Posted on: 20 November 2009]
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If you’re wondering what this Case Study is all about, please read the introductory post from Week One. Last week we discussed a few methods that Suzy can use to encourage site visitors to sign up for her email subscriber list. This week it’s time for Suzy to start taking steps to monetize her travel [...]

Suzy: Week 13 Goals – Growing her Subscriber List
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[Posted on: 13 November 2009]
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If you’re wondering what this Case Study is all about, please read the introductory post from Week One. Last week we discussed the reasons why Suzy needs an email subscriber list, along with several popular options for adding an opt-in (sign-up) form to your travel blog and managing your list. This week we’re discussing various [...]



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