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Marketing, social media, Travel & Tourism

Travel Writers vs Travel Bloggers

By William Bakker | 07.04.11 | 4 Comments

From left to right: Gary Arndt, me, Brooks and Steve Keenan at #blogtripF1

What’s the difference anyways?

A travel writer writes movie scripts, a travel blogger writes TV scripts.

That quote comes from Gary Arndt, author of the Everything Everywhere blog. Gary has been traveling around the world since 2007. He has no permanent home. His website receives more visitors than most DMO’s. He has over 100,000 Twitter followers. Gary is the real deal.

A travel writer writes a finished piece. It has a beginning, a middle and an end. On a good travel blog one episode leads to the next and the ongoing story makes the visitor come back over and over again. People are drawn in by the ongoing story.

Awesome.

For more of Gary’s insights, listen to his podcasts about (travel) blogging.

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