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What It Takes to Go Pro as a Travel Writer or Blogger

Like most fun gigs, travel writing is a dream job if you don’t need to care about the money. If you’re trying to go pro and make a living at it,

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

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,

Audience First, Money Second for Writers in the Digital Age

Editor’s note – This is an update of a post that originally went up in 2010, thus the old comments. I’m reviving it again because it’s an answer to one of

Meet Claudia Tavani: Former Human Rights Attorney Turned Travel Writer

In 2013, Claudia Tavani decided it was time to live her dream rather than keep dreaming. She packed her backpack and went off to explore Latin America. She was inspired to