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Adventures of a
                          blogging traveler




Saturday, March 7, 2009
my way of travel




Saturday, March 7, 2009
no need of guidebooks, wikitravel works




Saturday, March 7, 2009
help make your cities wikitravel page better, help local
          businesses make money, increase your cities GDP




Sat...
offbeat guides, get customized guidebooks




Saturday, March 7, 2009
how to get local intelligence?

    i find knowing local issues, news, buzz is more important
                 than knowing...
globalvoicesonline.org world’s best blog aggregation
    service, helps you discover local blogs and find out what
        ...
use google’s blogsearch service. once you find interesting
   blogs, leave comments. comments help you make friends.




Sa...
find local flickr users. complement their photos.




Saturday, March 7, 2009
some ideas on meeting locals




Saturday, March 7, 2009
meetup.com has information on local meetings. Usual
        groups are based on travel, books, language learning,
        ...
find local groups, events on facebook




Saturday, March 7, 2009
organize blogger/twiterrer meetups. email local bloggers/
  twitterers. tell them that you are in their city and want to
 ...
barcamps are best place to meet locals. barcamp.org has list
      of all barcamps happening around the world.




Saturda...
join a barcamp, offer to speak, most barcamp organisers
                 make space for foreign guests




mostly tech top...
talking about love/relationship will 100% get you a
                                                  slot




Saturday, M...
contact local universities, schools and offer to speak about
your region. Find the relevant school/department. offer to
co...
blogging ideas




Saturday, March 7, 2009
everyone blogs about known stuff, I try to blog about
    rarer, lesser known things. provide clear instructions and
     ...
rarer topics get you top google search spot




Saturday, March 7, 2009
make friends with your commentors




Saturday, March 7, 2009
ou once left a comment on my blog and now is a good
              fried and my source of info for thailand




Saturday, M...
blogging about negative travel experiences




Saturday, March 7, 2009
no bickering/less bickering rule: if I find something is
      not working, I would provide alternatives, positive tips
   ...
be blogged about. how?




Saturday, March 7, 2009
send postcards to
                            bloggers you have
                            met, online people
           ...
do we have time for a little story?




Saturday, March 7, 2009
Saturday, March 7, 2009
do random things,
you never know who is a blogger (or future blogger) maybe
                   write about you




Saturda...
other web services of interest


dopplr.com - list your travels and track your friends travels


                         ...
Saturday, March 7, 2009
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Adventures of a traveling blogger

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Ideas on how to use your blog/social network to add value to your travels, save money, make friends, contribute to the place you are traveling to and have a good time generally.

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  • I am a strong proponent of using regular travel-non-fiction books by authors such a Pico Iyer, Bruce Chatwin and others as a backgrounder to the place you travel. But more often than not, I try to read these books while I am traveling and not before my trip. I like blogs written by locals for my pre-trip research.
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  • I can see this presentation as part of the (highly probable) travel club in the public library. About the 'no need to refer to print travel guides', I think that's fine. What's important is the use of other library materials as part of the travel experience. Thanks for posting this, Preetam. Oh, I like your advice on blogging about negative travel experiences. The blogger is also an ambassador of their own country, even if they don't realise it.
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Adventures of a traveling blogger

  1. 1. Adventures of a blogging traveler Saturday, March 7, 2009
  2. 2. my way of travel Saturday, March 7, 2009
  3. 3. no need of guidebooks, wikitravel works Saturday, March 7, 2009
  4. 4. help make your cities wikitravel page better, help local businesses make money, increase your cities GDP Saturday, March 7, 2009
  5. 5. offbeat guides, get customized guidebooks Saturday, March 7, 2009
  6. 6. how to get local intelligence? i find knowing local issues, news, buzz is more important than knowing local language Saturday, March 7, 2009
  7. 7. globalvoicesonline.org world’s best blog aggregation service, helps you discover local blogs and find out what are the hottest issues that locals care about Saturday, March 7, 2009
  8. 8. use google’s blogsearch service. once you find interesting blogs, leave comments. comments help you make friends. Saturday, March 7, 2009
  9. 9. find local flickr users. complement their photos. Saturday, March 7, 2009
  10. 10. some ideas on meeting locals Saturday, March 7, 2009
  11. 11. meetup.com has information on local meetings. Usual groups are based on travel, books, language learning, entrepreneurship etc. Saturday, March 7, 2009
  12. 12. find local groups, events on facebook Saturday, March 7, 2009
  13. 13. organize blogger/twiterrer meetups. email local bloggers/ twitterers. tell them that you are in their city and want to have a gathering. interview them from your blog or podcasts. Saturday, March 7, 2009
  14. 14. barcamps are best place to meet locals. barcamp.org has list of all barcamps happening around the world. Saturday, March 7, 2009
  15. 15. join a barcamp, offer to speak, most barcamp organisers make space for foreign guests mostly tech topics but you can speak about books, how-to, music, tech, love etc. Saturday, March 7, 2009
  16. 16. talking about love/relationship will 100% get you a slot Saturday, March 7, 2009
  17. 17. contact local universities, schools and offer to speak about your region. Find the relevant school/department. offer to conduct workshop on something, everyone is a expert on something. email teachers directly and not the administrators. document previous talks on your blog. use that as reference for future cold calls. Saturday, March 7, 2009
  18. 18. blogging ideas Saturday, March 7, 2009
  19. 19. everyone blogs about known stuff, I try to blog about rarer, lesser known things. provide clear instructions and directions. Saturday, March 7, 2009
  20. 20. rarer topics get you top google search spot Saturday, March 7, 2009
  21. 21. make friends with your commentors Saturday, March 7, 2009
  22. 22. ou once left a comment on my blog and now is a good fried and my source of info for thailand Saturday, March 7, 2009
  23. 23. blogging about negative travel experiences Saturday, March 7, 2009
  24. 24. no bickering/less bickering rule: if I find something is not working, I would provide alternatives, positive tips to my readers rather than just write a complaint/ negative post Saturday, March 7, 2009
  25. 25. be blogged about. how? Saturday, March 7, 2009
  26. 26. send postcards to bloggers you have met, online people love physical artifacts Saturday, March 7, 2009
  27. 27. do we have time for a little story? Saturday, March 7, 2009
  28. 28. Saturday, March 7, 2009
  29. 29. do random things, you never know who is a blogger (or future blogger) maybe write about you Saturday, March 7, 2009
  30. 30. other web services of interest dopplr.com - list your travels and track your friends travels couchsurfing.com - stay with locals Saturday, March 7, 2009
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