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Getting Things Accomplished: Productivity Tips for Bloggers

Published on December 2, 2014 By Tim

Many who attended my presentation at TBEX Athens asked if I could post it somewhere. Others who couldn’t attend have been asking as well. The audio from that conference is still not posted and the slides only make so much sense without it. So I’ve re-recorded it and here you go. So Much Content, So […]

11 Ways to Be a More Productive Writer (Who Makes Real $$)

Published on April 29, 2014 By Tim

I did a presentation at TBEX Toronto in 2013 with a range of slides on succeeding as a travel writer in the digital age. Some of them got a chuckle, some got frowns, but the one above got a collective gasp. A rather loud one. I knew it must have gotten some attention when people […]

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 […]

Where Art and Commerce Meet

Published on August 8, 2011 By Tim

Or…where the left and right brain come together in the mind of a writer. There’s a great post over at Copyblogger called Confessions of a 21st Century Writer. There’s nothing steamy in it—unless you count the six-month stint the writer had as a barista (after quitting a promising career as a lab scientist.) It’s a […]

Ad Networks and Why They Suck

Published on June 1, 2011 By Tim

In Travel Writing 2.0, I run down most of the ways that people make money from a blog or website they run themselves. One method I get asked about a lot, but rarely recommend, is an ad network. Yes I use ad networks on some sites and yes they pay a few bills, but in […]