Category Archives: Blogs

The 8 WordPress plugins that I recommend for your blog

The great thing about (powerful AND free) WordPress.org online publishing software is that you can customize it with plugins. The problem with this abundance of bloggy toys is that there are so many different ways to customize, you may go … Continue reading

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My thoughts on the TBEX 2013 travel blogging conference

My relationship with the TBEX travel blogging conference dates from the second one in New York (kind of a pickup ball game with a little over 100 people in an NYU theater in Greenwich Village, where I spoke on a … Continue reading

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Carnival of Cities for 15 May 2013

Welcome to the Carnival of Cities blog carnival, where we tour the world in a single post, via submissions from a variety of different blogs, all about any aspect of one, single city or fair-sized town. We normally publish every other … Continue reading

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The ROI of social media: one woman’s proof

Here is a social media ROI (Return on Investment) case study with a sample group of one: me. This is what the dashboards, analytics and all that jazz have such a hard time showing you, but that doesn’t mean it … Continue reading

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A blogger is not always the droid you’re looking for

Some influential online communicators either don’t have a blog or it’s pretty dormant. Their channels are elsewhere. They might be big on Facebook, or very active on Twitter, or photo powerhouses on Flickr and Instagram, or busy with LinkedIn, but … Continue reading

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How to find travel bloggers? Go where they hang out, online and off

To find travel bloggers (or any niche group) you need to go where they are, both on- and offline hangout spots. Of course, don’t be that annoying, sales-y, pushy person once you get there, but I digress…. Since I started … Continue reading

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Carnival of Cities for 20 March 2013

Welcome to the Carnival of Cities blog carnival, where we tour the world in a single post, via submissions from a variety of different blogs, all about any aspect of one, single city or fair-sized town. We normally publish every other … Continue reading

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Carnival of Cities for 20 February 2013

Welcome to the Carnival of Cities blog carnival, where we tour the world in a single post, via submissions from a variety of different blogs, all about any aspect of one, single city or fair-sized town. The Blog Carnival administration site now requires … Continue reading

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Carnival of Cities for 28 November 2012

Welcome to the Carnival of Cities blog carnival, where we tour the world in a single post, via submissions from a variety of different blogs, all about any aspect of one, single city or fair-sized town. The Blog Carnival administration site now requires … Continue reading

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You can bring clean water to Haiti through Passports with Purpose 2012

How often as a traveler have you gone to a country where you were warned not to drink the water, not to swallow any when you brush your teeth and not to get any in your mouth as you shower? … Continue reading

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