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202 minutes of video
202 minutes of audio
90 slides
66 pages of transcript
6 pages of sample itineraries

How To Research On The Road

We have discussed how to get ideas for travel magazine articles from magazines and other types of research online, but some of the best ideas to report come from what you discover on your travels. Here is a look at how to use magazine pocket cheat sheets, getting lost on purpose, and hints of coolness from press releases and CVB sites to make sure you are gathering the most interesting and salable ideas on the road.

We will cover:
– how to avoid coming home from a trip and realizing you don’t actually have very many good ideas to pitch
– how to triage your ide collection process by looking for article types
– my favorite hacks for finding stories on the road

How to Break Your Trips into the Maximum Number of Article Ideas

In this webinar, we’ll look at how you can build a sustainable travel writing career by extracting the maximum number of articles from each trip. I’ll go through multiple itineraries and break them down in front of you to show not only all the possible articles to pitch, but also which can and should be pitched in advance versus the ones to pitch when you get home. (A very important distinction.)

We will cover:
– why you need to break your trips up into fine slices to be a successful freelance travel writer
– three different approaches for breaking down your trip (combine all for maximum ideas in lean times
– live breakdown of three trips (include what to pitch before and what to pitch after

How to Get Work Done When You’re On the Road

In this webinar, How to Get Work Done When You’re on The Road, we’ll discuss approaches to partitioning your time on the road, maximizing efficiency in times that don’t at first look like work opportunities, and my favorite tricks for being productive anywhere.

We will cover:
– Where people typically get tripped up with working on the road
– Three parts of your travel life you need to get control of on the road
– My favorite hacks for forcing productivity when traveling