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Are you ready to establish your subject matter expertise and earn passive income by transitioning from travel blogger to author of your own travel book, but don’t know where to start?
 
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In this 10-minute show travel writer Jay Artale delves into the five senses and how to use them to bring your travel writing to life by looking at your environment and capturing: What you see. What you hear. What you smell. What you taste. What you touch or what touches you. Jay has also published a series of five senses travel journals to capt ...…
 
In this 20-minute show travel writer Jay Artale chats with editor and writing coach Gillian Culff. This episode is packed full of actionable advice. Discover how to establish a productive working relationship with a writing coach and use Gillian's tips to improve your travel guide, travel memoir, or travel narrative. Here's what we covered in t ...…
 
Are you ready to try Facebook Ads? In this 20-minute show travel writer Jay Artale chats with author David Penny about the basics of Facebook Advertising for travel writers with books to sell. Why you should consider simple video ads instead of image ads. Why you need a business mindset to build your brand. Two reasons people fail at FB Marketi ...…
 
Should you pay to advertise your book? In this 20-minute show travel writer Jay Artale chats with author David Penny about whether beginning authors should invest in book advertising using Amazon Ads or Facebook Ads, or focus on other priorities. What's more important than paid advertising? Can you afford the minimum Facebook Advertising weekly ...…
 
Techniques to improve your travel writing style In this 20-minute show travel writer Jay Artale talks about the foundational elements to master that will improve your travel writing and engage your readers. The difference between informational and narrative content. Choosing and using the right point of view. Creating Author Avatars to maintain ...…
 
Resources and Writing Tips for your Travel Guide Research Trip In this 10-minute show travel writer Jay Artale talks about research trip resources, and how to use your senses to capture notes for show don't tell travel narratives and anecdotes: A list of local sources to use during your research trip How to use your five senses to capture exper ...…
 
In this 20-minute show travel writer Jay Artale talks with Travel Memoirist Jack Scott about how to use blog content as a promotional tool for your book: How to get more mileage out of your blog posts How to use your blog content as a lead generator The value of guest blogging, promoting lightly, and blogging for SEO Importance of having an ang ...…
 
In this 10-minute show travel writer Jay Artale talks about how to choose your ebook and paperback release strategy, and the benefits and drawbacks of each approach: The simple approach: just release an ebook The intermediate approach: release an ebook, followed by a paperback release The advanced approach: release and ebook and paperback at th ...…
 
In this 10-minute show travel writer Jay Artale talks about how focusing on a few crucial book marketing basics will help you create a solid author platform: The three critical elements you need on your author website How even introverts can be successful on social media How to leverage a free author page to help your discoverability 6 ingredie ...…
 
In this 10 minute show travel writer Jay Artale shares inspiring ideas and anecdotes to motivate you to achieve your indie author goals: Don't let the fear of venturing into the unknown stop you from writing and self-publishing your travel guide. Jay tells you about the design mistake she made on her first book, and how she has grown and develo ...…
 
In this 10 minute show travel writer Jay Artale talks about how her travel writing niche went belly-up: In this first-hand experience, Jay talks about how a coup in Turkey and the Syrian refugee crisis was the perfect storm that saw the slow demise of a travel writing niche she'd spent years developing. She quit her corporate career to become a ...…
 
In this 10 minute show travel writer Jay Artale talks about how to create an effective nonfiction title: The difference between a working title and your final title The structure of a nonfiction title How to use the title and subtitle combination to attract your reader The most important element of your book title Visit the show page for this e ...…
 
In this 10 minute show travel writer Jay Artale introduces beginners to the four key elements of content marketing: This show provides a generic overview of the four elements you need to plan for in order to develop an effective content marketing plan. This approach works no matter whether you're an author selling a book or product, or a freela ...…
 
In this 20 minute show travel writer Jay Artale chats with travel writer John Meyer about writing and publishing a fictional travel memoir: How to get noticed in a non-traditional niche Finding a niche within a niche The need for story arcs in travel memoirs How to approach your story writing process The value and benefit of pre-trip research O ...…
 
In this 10-minute show travel writer Jay Artale covers: How defining your content scope with speed up your travel writing process How to use your descriptive statement and target audience profile to define your content scope An example of using a descriptive statement to define what's in and out of scope A case study of how I defined my travel ...…
 
In this 10 minute show travel writer Jay Artale is joined by fiction author David Penny for a chat about how each of them uses writing tools differently. Listen to how Scrivener is versatile for fiction and non-fiction authors alike: What's the difference between a Plotter or a Pantser? How both authors use Scrivener's Index Cards for plotting, ...…
 
In this 20 minute show travel writer Jay Artale covers: How defining your audience and objective will streamline your writing A Step by Step approach for identifying your Target Audience A Target Audience case study as an example How and why to establish an objective for your nonfiction book A case study of how I defined my book's objective Wha ...…
 
In this 20-minute show travel writer Jay Artale covers: How to use Amazon to find travel books you're competing against. How to use the prompts provided to help you with your research. An easy Step-by-Step approach for researching your competition. Discover what research elements you should really focus on. Find out how competitive research can ...…
 
In this 10 minute show travel writer Jay Artale covers: The different ways savvy travel bloggers make the most of their travel expertise. Examples of travel bloggers who use podcasts, vlogs, magazines, apps, ecourses and coaching to broadcast their subject matter expertise. The most efficient and effective way to leverage your travel blog artic ...…
 
In this 20-minute show travel writer Jay Artale covers: How to turn a generic book idea into a viable travel guide by defining a theme and angle.The definition of a theme.The definition of an angle.What 7 questions you need to answer to define the scope of your travel guide.How to assess your passion for a topic.What Brainstorming techniques yo ...…
 
In this 20-minute show travel writer Jay Artale covers: An overview of traditional travel guide publishers and how they approach their travel guide topics.An introduction to the major travel guide categories: Destination, Side Trip, Special Interest, Event-Specific, Journey, Culinary, and Advice Travel Guides.A look at the key considerations fo ...…
 
In this 20-minute show travel writer Jay Artale covers: Just because you don’t have the budget to travel far-afield, doesn’t mean you can’t become a travel guide author. No matter where you live, you have a destination on your doorstep that you can write about. The local travel guide landscape.Inspiration and resources for becoming a local trav ...…
 
In this 20-minute show travel writer Jay Artale covers: What is Freewriting.Why travel writers should leverage Freewriting to write non-fiction.How using Freewriting to write your travel book helps you connect with your audience.How to use Freewriting to overcome seven common writing challenges and hurdles.Resource videos, which introduce you t ...…
 
In this 20-minute show Jay interviews Travel Memoir Author Joe Cawley to discuss: The benefit of collaboration with other authorsCross-promoting with other authorsMulti-author box setsPromoting other authors in your nicheDiscounted bundled promotionsBuilding a brand Visit the show page for this episode at www.birdsofafeatherpress.com.…
 
In this 20 minute show travel writer Jay Artale covers: How to become a real author by publishing a professional book 5 reasons why you should self-publish An introduction her Travel Guides and Non-Fiction books The value of optimizing your blog content to create free downloads and ebooks Why this travel writing podcast is for you and how it'll ...…
 
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