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Updated on: 02/13/19International Media Marketplace is a premier event for travel media and tourist boards that occurs in New York City each January. While new, this one picked up steam as being one of the must-attend events of the years for writers (bloggers included), and in 2019 I made my way out to check out the show after missing it the few years prior. In this one, I wanted to share a bit more about what the experience is like....

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Updated on: 01/31/19There is a lot of confusion on the performance difference between lenses if used on a specific camera body, especially with regards to using full frame lenses on crop sensor cameras (like the Sony a6000, my camera, which uses a “crop” APS-C sensor). Cameras like mine take lenses designed for crop sensors (naturally), but also take lenses that are rated for full frame cameras (like the Sony a7iii). The...

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Updated on: 01/2/19So you're thinking it is time to start a travel blog. We want to be the first to welcome you! There are a number of services out there to help you on your blogging journey, and almost every blogger has their favorite method to get started. In this one we wanted to share the easiest way to get started blogging (on the right foot, that is) which can be completed in four simple steps! Note: This post is purely the...

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Updated on: 12/17/18Social media influencer marketing is all the rage these days, with brands looking to partner with just about anyone who has over 1,000 followers on social media (Instagram being the flavor of the day) and a pulse. With just a nominal following in a niche market, these “influencers” are being invited to media events, given swag, and offered discounts on products in exchange for coverage to their...

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Updated on: 12/12/18Since Angie and I got married in 2012, we decided to do something different for our Christmas tradition. Instead of getting a new ornament featuring a life milestone from each year (as was my family's tradition growing up), we decided to purchase ornaments from all of the destinations we've visited around the world. Since then we've visited over 50 countries together and now have a pretty epic tree full of...

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Updated on: 02/13/19If you run a website and want to take a greater insight into the actions users actually perform when visiting your site, look no further than installing a heatmap. This technology really changed the way at how we view our websites! What is a Heatmap and Why Use It on Your Blog? A heatmap is a tool for your website that tracks visitor interaction on a specific page. If Google Analytics tells you site data in list...

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