March 31, 2014

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Need Help Managing Your Blog and Social Media? Here’s 17 Effective Ways a Virtual Assistant Can Help You

Chris Ducker - Virtual Freedom is coming

Preface By Kerwin McKenzie I’m a firm believer in doing everything myself. Well, I was until a few years ago when I needed to re-design my website; Passrider.com. I tried, it took me forever and still I had no results. So then I hired a guy from the Philippines to take care of it and […]

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January 22, 2014

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8 Reasons Why I Attended The LA Times Travel Show

Los Angles Times Globe At The Los Angeles Times Show

I constantly see travel bloggers in the online forums and in person asking “how is so and so convention or show, should I go and is it worth it?” So that has inspired me to write this post after my visit to The Los Angeles Times Travel Show. Here are seven reasons why I attended […]

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December 12, 2013

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Want A Cool Piece Of Video Software To Help You Showcase Your Videos?

Simple Video Press Screenshot Page

One day I got an email to help beta test a piece of software. I did not hesitate to say yes as I love testing software. It’s what I did for years. It was a fun test and the software actually works well. Now, its ready for you.  The software is called “Simple Video Press.” […]

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November 23, 2013

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Facebook Ads Training: How To Increase Your Likes By Using Precise Interests

Facebook Precise Interests

I learned this technique from Amy Porterfield; listening to her webinars as well as reading a bunch of Facebook forums and Web pages. Then I tried it, then tried it again and again, with good results as I combine it with other interests for the fans I’m looking for. The key is to first use […]

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November 21, 2013

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Does Your Pitch Suck? Twelve Tips To Better Pitching

TBEX Toronto Welcome Painting

I was just at World Travel Market (WTM) and prior to that TBEX, so I’ve had a chance to refine my in person pitch. It’s really tough when you have to basically walk the pavement and sell your services. Blank stares are usually a good indicator that you’ve lost your intended audience. Or sometimes, they […]

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October 25, 2013

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What is Your Elevator Pitch

The Cosmopolitan Hotel, Las Vegas, NV

I did a course about a year ago and one of the things they spoke about was coming up with your elevator pitch. I’m also listening to a webinar at the moment and it came up again. So what is your elevator pitch for your travel blog business? Here’s a template to use. Please leave […]

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October 12, 2013

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TBEX Photo Walk: How To Hold Your Camera

Everyone knows how to hold your camera right? Well not really. In this video from the TBEX Dublin 2013 Photo Walk, Daniel N shows you how. Our other instructor is Laurence N. How do you hold your camera when you shoot? Do you hold your breath like I did? Let me know by leaving a […]

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October 11, 2013

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TBEX Talk: How To Build And Market To Your Email List

How To Build and Market To Your Email List

At TBEX 2013 in Dublin, Corey Taratuta of Irishfireside.com and I spoke about email marketing and how to build an email list as well as its importance. We’ve loaded our presentation below for your review. In addition, I did an audio recording and am in the process of reviewing it, here’s hoping it was a good […]

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October 11, 2013

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TBEX Photo Walk: How To Shoot A Water Fountain

I recently attended a Photo Walk held by Laurence N and Daniel N in Dublin, Ireland. They did a short talk on how to shoot a water fountain. Watch the video to see what they had to say. Here is my image of the fountain. It was taken with my iPad, which means I have […]

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October 11, 2013

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TBEX Photo Walk: What Kind Of Camera Does Your Fellow Travel Bloggers Use?

Canon S100

When it comes to photography, I just put the camera on auto, frame, aim and let the electronics do the rest of the work. Some travel bloggers though are expert photographers who fiddle with every button on their camera in order to get the exact shot they desire. So due to my limited knowledge of […]

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