conferences Archive

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

Your (Free) Ticket to Travel Blogging Success

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

Why Face-to-face Still Trumps All Communication

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