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Ideas Matter, but Successful Travel Bloggers Get the Work Done

Ideas are all around us. They’re like fruit hanging on a tree, just there for the taking. The hard part is turning those ideas into something by getting the work done,

A Conversation with Terry Ward

We first interviewed freelance writer Terry Ward on this blog back in 2012, so it was time to catch up with her again for an update. In 2000, she left her

An Interview with Jessie Voigts of Wandering Educators

Jessie Voigt had a dream to blend her love for travel writing with her passion for teaching and it led her to create Wandering Educators, a travel site for global educators

A Conversation with Adventure Travel Blogger Matt Karsten

Matt Karsten calls himself the Expert Vagabond–and for good reason! After leaving his full-time job to pursue adventure travel writing and photography, Matt has built up a big audience and made

Book Marketing in the Digital Age

When I look back on my book sales over the past 10 or 12 years, the revenues tend to average out to a shade over $1,000 per month. Some months are