Christine Gilbert

Writer, photographer & filmmaker

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MGID: We’ll email you until you say ‘yes’

Posted on May 31, 2012 in On Blogging

This is what happens MGID, random online marketing something whatever scammy blogger-bait company, when you keep emailing me. I write about it. I don’t install your widget. I do mark all of you email addresses as spam. Mar 14th: First email. Totally fine. Not interested, so I don’t respond. Hello, Ms. Christine Gilbert I’ve been...

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Travel blogging campaign in China

Posted on May 30, 2012 in On Blogging

Just got this email, if you’re a travel blogger and want to go to China, this might be a good fit. We are currently in the process of planning a world-wide tourism campaign, both print media and online […] With that said, we would very much like to collaborate with you on our upcoming campaign that will entail one or both of the following: 1) ...

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Travel bloggers get $800K for crowdsourced flight finder Flight Fox

Posted on May 30, 2012 in Things I Love

I have to catch up with these two, but I’m sure they are super busy right now. (Congrats, you guys!) Todd Sullivan and Lauren McLeod, who I happen to know because of globetrooper.com (Drew did the India Railway Circumnavigation trip with Todd & Lauren), well they started a new website last year (FlightFox). It lets you crowdsource your flight...

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Update on the documentary

Posted on May 29, 2012 in Documentary: The WIreless Generation

In May 2010, my husband Drew and I raised $10,000 to film a documentary (the funds were used to buy camera equipment, including an HD pro-level video camera and pro-audio equipment) and over 2010/2011 we traveled to five continents (North and South America, Europe, Africa and Asia) filming people who work online and travel the world. With the filming...

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Things you have to decide as a travel writer

Posted on May 26, 2012 in On Travel Writing

Things to decide as a travel writer: do I want to write an article that will scare people or one about a popular destination that has been covered a million times with a one week lead time? Hmmm. I also love that they just sort of gave up after Barcelona and just started naming cities. Scam cities month weeee!! How soon until I’m dropped from this...

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