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Want to learn how to write, publish and market your own guidebook? Look no further!


Sign up for our FREE travel writing course today. The 7-week course is packed with the best tips and advice on everything a modern and successful travel writer needs to know. Every lesson comes with recommended reading materials and short writing exercises, for you to practice what you have learned.


The course is aimed at first-time writers, but also covers advanced topics such as marketing, copyright and photography - even the Pros will benefit. With your course registration, you will also gain access to our exclusive course forums with sample answers and lively discussion groups. We send you a new lesson every week via email, and you can de-register at any time.


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Sign up now, and you will learn all of this:


Week 1 - Getting Started

How to define the concept & audience for your guidebook

Learn how to find your concept, set your categories and define your audience - and why it matters. Then set your geographical and subject boundaries, and get started! You will receive this lesson right after you sign up.



Week 2 - Getting Down and Dirty

How to write your guidebook's content

We teach you how to set your voice, tone and style, and how to efficiently write the individual listings and entries. All about opinions, bias and clichés - with lots of writing tips and advice on how to do your research on the road. Now you get going!



Week 3 - So Sue Me

How not to get in trouble with intellectual property rights

Learn all you need to know about copyright, defamation and libel. What to do, what not, and how to seek permission for everything else.



Week 4 - Shutterbugged

How to take the best photos & make the most useful maps

We show you how to compose your photos and visualize your subjects in the right way - and then how to add meaningful captions. Not good at taking photos or drawing maps? Then find out where you can get photos and maps for free!



Week 5 - After You Write

How to edit your book

Learn how to effectively edit your work, both by yourself and with the help of others. Then take a look at why front and back matters.



Week 6 - Get Published

How to get your guidebook published

We teach you how to draft an effective book proposal, and help you find your path to traditional, self and print on demand publishing. There are also tips on how to find a literary agent!



Week 7 - Make Your Mark

How to promote and market your book [view]

You want a buzz for your book? We show you how. Learn about the proven methods used by traditional publishers, and get the lowdown on how to market your title online, with the latest tips on how to build a successful campaign on Facebook and Twitter. Make it viral!


Marketing is so important, we decided to make this chapter available as a preview, and have added a free bonus chapter on Video Marketing for Travel Books. Have fun!


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