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Eric Jay Toll

Eric Jay Toll is a travel writer living in Scottsdale, Arizona. During their childhood, he dragged his two children (sometimes kicking and screaming) from one coast to the other and parts of Canada. His blog, For Whom The Toll Bells, is at EricJayToll.WordPress.com. Eric’s travel writing appears regularly as the Four Corners travel writer on Examiner.com. He has been published in USA Today, LiveStrong, Trails, and Golflinks and is a regular contributor to eHow.com. He is an avid camper, an accomplished chef and not bad with a camera. His son, Michael, turned 29 in May...

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Talon Windwalker

Talon Windwalker is the single adoptive parent of a special needs child. “Eclectic” is his middle name: He currently works as a hospice chaplain and is a Zen monk, polyglot, cancer survivor ultra runner, snowshoer, endurance cyclist, certified endurance running coach, photographer, public speaker, consultant, writer, advocate, former trauma nurse, was educated as a naturopathic physician, and is a lover of travelling, languages, and cultures. He is currently planning an indefinite round-the-world trip with his young son beginning in May 2011, starting with Ecuador. After travelling for several months, they will settle down in Chiang Mai, Thailand, for about...

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Adding Video

Adding video (such as Youtube) to your posts is very easy. At the bottom of your editor window is a button labeled AVR Media. Since most of what you will insert will be from Youtube, we’ll use that as an example. But you will see that a lot of other remote media options are listed.  Get your video link (URL) from Youtube.  Usually it looks something like this: http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=qWH-VToohro Now, copy the code that comes AFTER the equals sign. In your post, below the text where you want the video to display (preferably between paragraphs), type in {youtube}{/youtube} In...

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Posting Instructions

Log In: Click the login link under the Home button in the main menu. Once you are logged in, you will see new links appearing under that Home button for instructions and editing your profile, etc. Edit My Profile: Use this to change your password, update your profile information, change your photo, etc. There is a place for your Twitter name so your tweets will show up, and a place for your Google adsense information so visitors will see your Google ads on your profile and you get credit for that. Add/Edit Articles: Here is the fun area. You will see a list of your articles. To edit one of them, click the edit icon at the far right of the article in the list (looks kind of like a pencil on a sheet of paper). This will open the article in an editor so you can modify it. To add a new article, click the New Article button at the right side. TITLE: Rule of thumb: Keep it short and interesting! Try to keep your title inside the box. This keeps our layout consistent. Posting an article should be pretty self-explanatory, the interface works like MS Word, for the most part. Here are two differences for you to bear in mind. 1. Type your article on your own computer in Notepad or Word and save it.This way you...

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Josh McIlvain

Josh McIlvain is a freelance editor and writer. He has been an editor for Fodor’s Travel Guides (Random House, New York) and he is a co-founder of and editor for Don Ron Books, publisher of Philly Fiction, Philly Fiction 2 and the forthcoming South Philly Fiction. He has written on the performing arts, and is also a playwright, with more than 100 productions of more than 60 plays. He lives in Philadelphia with his wife, Deborah, and son,...

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C.C. Chapman

C.C. Chapman is a modern day renaissance man who lives every day to inspire others to be their best. He is the author of the book Content Rules (Wiley 2010) and the Founder of Digital Dads, where a dad can be a guy. As a consultant, C.C. has helped a variety of clients embrace all forms of new media and online marketing to take their campaigns to the next level. His work has won awards and clients have included HBO, American Eagle Outfitters, Verizon FiOS and The Coca-Cola Company. C.C. has a passion for being on stage and loves...

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