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Travel Blogging Tips
  Ironically, the first time I heard about TBEX was just after it had wrapped up in my hometown of Toronto in June 2013. One of the bloggers I was following had attended and written about it. Although it would have been economical for me to attend, since it was in my own backyard, it...
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  Writing is a craft; freelancing is a business. When I speak publicly about freelancing, I recite this sentence at least a dozen times per lecture. Like a personal credo. Or a mantra. The statement is neither complicated nor controversial. Writing, the creative process of stringing words together to form sentences, is a form of...
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Evie Robinson’s Interview on Building a Tribe Evie’s success has been quite phenomenal. In this interview, she shares what has worked for her to increase her reach and build her community of travel bloggers. @TBEXevents: What does the word “tribe” mean to you? @evierobbie: Tribe has a direct connotation to ‘family’ for me. In regards...
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If you have taken the time to sit down and read this blog post then chances are you are a blogger yourself. It is also likely that blogging is more than a hobby for you – it may even pay your bills. If this is the case then one could assume that you spend a...
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You know what a travel bucket list is, right? It’s a list of all of the places you’d like to visit and global adventures you’d like to pursue before you kick the bucket. Writing such a list seems like an innocuous and personal endeavor but some serious travelers have passionate opinions for or against such...
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  Imagine this:  You are at a conference. You finally get the courage to say hello to the person you specifically came to the conference just to meet. You reach into your pocket where you keep your business cards and there are no cards. You are out; you gave the last one away just moments...
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  Making a living is tough, making a living writing is even tougher. Last year, I had a spark of inspiration that birthed an idea that I thought could help others. At first I didn’t want to tell anyone; I was so sure that someone else would take the idea and use it. Eventually I...
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  A very big THANK YOU to everyone who participated in our first TBEX Travel Blogging Challenge. We had 222 linked up travel blog posts, a number that simply blew us away. I hope you had a chance to discover some travel blogs and bloggers that you weren’t familiar with and, that you’ll refer back...
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  “Can I ask for some volunteers?” I’m usually a stand-in-the-shadows kind of gal, but when touring the Old Jameson Distillery as part of the TBEX Dublin experience, my hand shot up. I had heard that volunteers got the chance to taste more whiskey, and I wasn’t about to turn that down. Our guide handed...
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  This post about guest post mistakes was previously published on the NMX blog, but I wanted to share it here as well, since travel bloggers aren’t immune to HORRIBLE guest post inquiries!!! Doesn’t it just make you cringe when you see a subject line in your email inbox about a guest post? No, don’t...
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