Should aspiring authors be ignoring publishing houses and looking to their Kindles? And just how can they do that?
Traditional publishing houses must be getting worried. It certainly seems that self-publishing is getting a lot of media coverage right now – the latest example being Meagan Lopez’s novel Three Questions, debuting on the Kindle after the author lost patience with the traditional route to authorship…
Google has launched a new feature for Blogger. ‘Dynamic Views’ allows users to see your blog in seven new formats.
The seven views are: Classic, Flipcard, Magazine, Mosaic, Sidebar, Snapshot and Timeslide.
Announcing the new Dynamic Views on the Official Google Blog, software engineer Antin Harasymiv said:
Dynamic Views is a unique browsing experience that will inspire your readers to explore your blog in new ways. The interactive layouts make it easier for readers to enjoy and discover your posts, Continue Reading
The Argentinian city of La Plata on the outskirts of Buenos Aires is preparing to welcome a group of bloggers for its first official blogtrip later today.
#blogtripLP will spend the weekend exploring the city, its nightlife, its cuisine and its history. Five local bloggers from Buenos Aires have been invited: Eco-blogger, Mariela Rodriguez (@MeriCasro); journalist Mariana Mutti (@MarianaMutti); photo-blogger Matías Callone (@VisionBeta); SM marketing writer, Diego Amorós (@matchpoint20); and Dario (@054online) from online travel magazine, 054.
Tuesday evening (Sep 27), at The Future of Tourism, an event organized in Toronto by G Adventures (formerly known as Gap Adventures) on United Nations World Tourism Day, I was told that of every $100 spent by tourists from developed countries, only $5 stays in developing countries. The position of the evening was that tourism can do better.
Sustainable Tourism is Up To Travellers Over the course of almost three hours, I listened to multiple messages about sustainable tourism Continue Reading
The Travel Channel’s “The Amazing Race” has been getting a bashing from travel bloggers – but are they forgetting they’re not the intended audience?
Last Sunday the new season of US television show The Amazing Race premiered – and I couldn’t be happier. It has become a household tradition to curl up on the couch and watch as teams race around the world in a series of tasks that highlight both travel destinations and the cultures found there. As with every new Continue Reading
Today sees the start of Barkworld Conference & Expo the USA’s national pet social media conference covering all facets of social media, pet education, lifestyle awareness, and networking for the pet community.
Barkworld was established in 2009 for socially aware pet owners, bloggers, and those connected to the industry. The conference itself takes place in the pet-friendly Loews Hotel in Atlanta, GA over 3 days from today through to Saturday.