Travel Writing 2.0 Archive

Are You Proud of Your Portfolio Site?

As editor of Perceptive Travel for 10 years now, I’ve looked at a lot of travel writers’ portfolio sites. Most of them suck. The first thing I do when someone I don’t know sends

Are You Measuring the Right Success Statistics?

Are you looking at the stats that really matter, or the vanity metrics that are in your face every day? If you spend much time listening to other travel bloggers at conferences and in

Don’t be THAT Writer:  FAM and Press Trip Etiquette Tips

Last year was one of the most incredible years I have experienced as a travel writer.  I took so many trips one friend suggested I find a suitcase that could be thrown into the

A Conversation with Christine Tibbetts

Christine Tibbetts is a veteran journalist comfortable bridging her classical training as a reporter and news editor with social media platforms and in-the-moment communication. Long-form writing is her favorite, building compelling tales of people

Four Ways to Jumpstart Your Travel Writing Income

When I first started going to travel writer conferences more than a decade ago, I was just at the point where I was backing out of a “regular job” and going full-time as a