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Aug 17, 2017

How to Get Testimonials from Editors and CVBs

Having testimonials from editors and CVB's on your professional travel writers website will help build credibility and seal the deal for stories with new editors...

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Aug 13, 2017

Recommended Facebook Travel Writing Sites

Here are recommended travel writing sites on Facebook - are you linked to these eight power players

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Aug 05, 2017

Query Letter Self-Sabotage: Never Say This in Your Pitch!

Your query letter is your most important sales tool but it's easy to sabotage yourself. Are you making any of these mistakes?

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Jul 28, 2017

How Travel Writers Cover Travel Costs When Magazines Pay So Little

How do travel writers cover their travel costs when magazines pay so little? Here are three strategies ...

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Jul 21, 2017

Can You Make Money as a Travel Writer?

Aspiring travel writers often ask me the big question: “can I really make money at this?” Here’s my answer …

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Jul 13, 2017

Should Travel Writers Take the Freebies and Run?

Published travel writers often get invited on press trips and it's exciting! But there are some ethical quandaries that you want to consider ...

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Jul 07, 2017

Best Websites for Travel Writers

Tracking down the best websites for travel writers can be daunting so we did it for you! Here are the ones we picked ...

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Jun 30, 2017

Can Print Media Survive the Internet?

Can print media survive the internet? Here are some facts (and fiction) about print magazines that will surprise you!

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Jun 30, 2017

Dreaming Up Travel Story Ideas: A Winning System

Travel story ideas don't come to you in your sleep. Here is my winning system with 7 ways to dream up stories that sell ...

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Jun 24, 2017

Travel Writers: Six Guidelines for Higher Paying Assignments

Travel writers get stuck in a rut doing FOB and free work. Use these six guidelines to move up to higher paying assgnments . . .

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Jun 14, 2017

Writing a Query Letter to Sell Your Articles

Writing a query letter is your sales pitch and how you convince editor to publish your article. Learn how to do it here …

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Jun 11, 2017

Travel Writers Success Traits

Successful travel writers have three key traits - do you know what they are? Read on ...

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Jun 09, 2017

Your Travel Writing Craft

Hone your travel writing craft with these articles to help you.

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Jun 03, 2017

Using Newsletters to Get Plugged into the Freelance Travel Writing Community

Which travel writing newsletters and ezines can help you? These seven will get you plugged into the travel writing community ...

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May 28, 2017

Travel Stories: Get Yourself Out of the Way

Travel stories with an abundance of "I" of "we" are the mark of an amateur writer. Here's how to get yourself out of the way and write better stories ...

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