Start your self-publishing addiction with Amazon’s new 12-step Program

Amazon's Jumpstart Training KDP

If you’re new to Kindle Direct Publishing and want to self-publish your own book via Amazon KDP but don’t know where to start, you’re in luck. Amazon have just created KDP Jumpstart, which is a streamlined, step-by-step process for self-publishing your book on their KDP platform.

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11 Guest Blogging Articles to build your Travel Blog more effectively

11 guest blogging articles to build your travel blog more effectively

Guest blogging is still a really effective way of using content to increase your reach and raise awareness of your blog. Find guest blogging opportunities, understand why guest blogging is still an important content marketing technique, and what guest blogging mistakes to avoid.

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Our latest Beginners’ Self-Publishing Salon Podcast is out

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Join Michael and Jay as they extoll the virtues of the indie author triangle of success:the right mindset, effective writing tools (that work for you), and a strong support network. #AskALLi Self-Publishing Podcast.

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5 Popular business opportunties for Digital Nomads

Nomadic Times 5 Business Opportunities for Digital Nomads

If you’re wondering how you could feasibly become a digital nomad, below are some of top business opportunities, which allow you to live the nomadic life, along with links to additional resources, related courses, and ebooks on Amazon you can read to get educated and inspired about your chosen path.

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How to take your travel photography from basic to fantastic!

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Guest Article by Marc William Joseph Hetu Take Better Travel Photos with these 5 tips There are many different situations one has to deal with in their travels. Often times, things are beyond your control. A plane is delayed, your luggage is in the wrong country, or a reservation gets lost, you never know what […]

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Hot Off The Press: New Release Travel Guides August 2017

Travel Guides Hot off the press

Each month I’m scrolling through the New Release Travel Guides on Amazon to see which Traditionally & Indie published guides have hit the marketplace. I also provide my commentary about branding and design so you can get best practice tips and advice for your own travel guide.

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Digital Nomad Interview with Christian Cappello, Social Media Manager for the #ConsumelessMed project

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If you’re a digital nomad who wants to pursue your filmmaking dreams, Armando Costantino offers inspiration and advice to taking that next step.

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How to Write your Travel Guide Book 1: Plan It

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In the first book in my “How to Write a Travel Guide” series I’m going to focus entirely on the Planning Process. You may be tempted to skip this planningstep and dive straight into the writing phase, but the more time you spend on this initial planning phase will benefit you in the long-run. As an […]

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September 5, 2017

Author Interview with Travel Writer Emma Higgins from Gotta Keep Movin’

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In an era besieged by travel bloggers and travel writers trying to make a name for themselves by identifying a travel niche and working hard to establish themselves as a subject matter experts, I was excited to see the approach fellow Brit and Travel Writer, Emma Higgins is taking.

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These NatGeo Traveller Competition Winners can improve your travel writing

National Geographic Traveller Travel Writing Tips

Great read for Travel Writing Tips: Nat Geo Traveller (UK) recently announced their travel writing competition winners. The challenge was to write a focused piece of 500 words that captured the essence of a destination alongside National Geographic Traveller’s defining features: immersive travel and authentic storytelling.

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How to Land House Sits in Exotic Hot Spots

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Ryan Biddulph from Blogging from Paradise Do you want to live rent-free in Fiji for 4 months? How about living at a football field sized villa in Bali for 6 months without paying a dime for rent? My wife Kelli and I are digital nomads who have landed house sits in some of the world’s most exotic, tropical hot […]

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Introduction to my How to Write a Travel Guide Series

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I’m currently working on BOOK ONE is a series of four books to help streamline your Travel Guide writing process. Whether you are a part-time or full-time author, your time is precious, so my writing series is targeted at travel writers and travel bloggers who want to write and publish their own travel guides, and these books will help speed up the process by demystifying the steps involved.

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Book Review of Jennifer Barclay’s Memoir: Falling In Honey

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The full title of this book should really be “Falling in Honey after a couple of Lemons: Jen’s bitter-sweet adventure”. The book is a series of sweet moments, that runs through your fingers. There’s no great emotional climax in the story – but there’s enough pace to keep you vested in the outcome.

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Author Interview with Travel Writer & Editor Edie Jarolim

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Birds of a Feather welcomes Edie Jarolim to the nest For nearly 25 years, Edie was a guidebook editor in New York (Random House, Simon & Schuster) and London (Rough Guides) and then a freelance travel writer based in Tucson Arizona. She wrote three three guidebooks and updated many others, and has just self-published “Getting […]

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