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Talking Travel, TBEX, and Tesla With Kim Mance

Published on December 17, 2013 By Tim

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 things she mentioned there while telling her story and giving good advice. The only thing she couldn’t answer was…what’s taking […]

The Importance of Face-to-face Networking for Writers

Published on November 26, 2013 By Tim

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 each other for the first time four+ years ago in Kansas City at a travel writing/destinations meet-up event called Travel Media […]

A Travel Blog or a Business?

Published on June 16, 2013 By Tim

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 Your Blog: Expanding Your Publishing Empire.” If you missed it attending another one at the same time or couldn’t attend TBEX […]

Your (Free) Ticket to Travel Blogging Success

Published on March 19, 2013 By Tim

TBEX 2013 will be in the happening city of Toronto, Canada in early June and I’ll be joining 750+ attendees to talk about travel, adventures, writing, photographing, blogging, and making a living with the combination. I attended TBEX last summer in Keystone, CO and was a panelist. The face-to-face opportunity was a huge success for […]

Why Face-to-face Still Trumps All Communication

Published on September 25, 2012 By Tim

It’s easy for us freelancers to just hole up in our home offices or in a corner of a coffee shop, feeling like we’re still connected and productive because we’ve got tabs open with Twitter, Facebook, LinkedIn, Quora, Prismatic, FourSquare, or whatever communication flavors of the month are hot. “Look at me, I’m networking my […]