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The Four Stages of a Successful Blog (and How to Promote at Each Level)

Despite what some self-appointed gurus will tell you, creating a successful blog is a long-term process, not a series of tricks and shortcuts. If you ask most people who have been

How to Launch a Travel Blog Right in Today’s Crowded Environment

At the last TBEX North America conference I moderated a panel called, “What I Would If I Had to Start Over Today.” The idea was to bring together a few successful

Does What You’re Writing Have Leverage?

I’ve given a lot of talks at writing conferences and travel conventions on different subjects and much of the advice┬áhas a common thread: leverage. If what you work on will last,

Find Travel Writing and Blogging Success Through Mentoring Advice

I strongly believe that if you stop learning in the Travel Writing 2.0 age, you are going to move backward like a dead fish in a fast-moving stream. To be the

Why Buying a Website or Blog Can Be Better Than Starting One

Almost any successful blogger will tell you to be prepared to put in six months, a year, maybe two years before you start making real money from a travel blog. There’s