conferences Archive

Let’s Head to Bangkok for TBEX Asia!

I’ve talked on here many times about how the right conferences can really turbocharge your writing career. There’s the network effect, the ability to connect with brands and destinations, and the educational aspect for

Is it Still Worthwhile to Join a Trade Organization for Writers?

I recently attended my fourth NATJA conference and it rocked. We partied at the Puerto Vallarta beaches and drank an untold amount of tequila. We went to panels and sessions that made us better

Talking Travel, TBEX, and Tesla With Kim Mance

Kim Mance and I were recently panelists together at the NATJA convention talking about how blogs are valued and how to make one valuable. I tracked her down afterwards to expand on some of

The Importance of Face-to-face Networking for Writers

Today’s travel writing success post is a story behind a photo. This blurry photo above. Pictured there are Jennifer Miner, me, Beth Blair, Sheila Scarborough, Ramsey Qubein, and Kara Williams. Many of us met

A Travel Blog or a Business?

As I’ve mentioned on this travel writing blog several times and in the travel writing newsletter, I was a speaker at the TBEX conference earlier this month in Toronto. My talk was titled “Beyond