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Three awesome social media campaigns by CVBs and hotels

SocialFish

CVBs provide information for visitors about the accommodations, attractions, restaurants, nightlife, and cultural events in their cities, and they also mobilize marketing campaigns and operate visitor centers in central downtown locations. They posted pictures on Pinterest and Twitter of hidden gems throughout the region, from beaches to hotel bars to tiny restaurants. photo credit ).

Virtual Event Technologies Defined

SocialFish

This is the first in a new series of guest posts by famed blogger on social media and events, Jeff Hurt, of Velvet Chainsaw Consulting. No doubt you’ve started investigating the dizzying array of digital solutions for your event: content-capture, hybrid, live stream, on-demand, Skype, videoconferencing, virtual, webinar, 2D, 3D. Virtual Event Definitions. Hybrid Event.

5 Luxurious Technology Events for this Autumn

Idaconcpts

In the past I have been to a lot of technology events. As you can imagine, technology events vary in their substance and style. But sometimes what you want is a truly luxurious event. Here are five of those types of events, so you can bask in the luxury while still being productive. 1. Tech Mentor Events. This event is being held at the Palmer Event Center.

How a Small New York City Hotel Put Itself on the Map through.

Techipedia: Tamar Weinberg

Did you know that there are other hotels beyond the Hyatts, the Hiltons, the Omnis, the Sheratons, and the Marriotts of the world in NYC? When you go to a conference in Manhattan, you probably seek out hotels that you’ve also heard of. How does one small hotel possibly compete with these hotel franchises? In fact, the Roger Smith Hotel did it quite successfully.

How to Create a Pinterest Place Board for An Event

SocialFish

Be sure to take advantage of the board description field to enter as much information as possible about your event and a link to your website where they can get more information–and hopefully register. Add pins for the event venue (e.g. conference hotels and other local attractions. If you know me, you know I’m obsessed with Pinterest. But a day later, it worked fine.

Great event combines my passion for social media and motorcycles

The Way of the Web

I’m pleased to say that I’ll be one of the speakers at Torque Social , which is a new social media event dedicated to the motorcycle industry. It runs from Thursday 9th February until Friday 10th February 2012 at The Manor House Hotel in Gloucestershire, and should be a fantastic event as it combines two of the biggest passions in my life – using new technology to benefit businesses and their customers, and motorcycles. events Motorsport speaking conference marketing motorcycle industry seminar social mediaPlus, bikes are cool.

Social Media Events Calendar and Advice Guide

Convince & Convert

The social media events season is again upon us. It’s going to be an exciting Fall for me, as I hit the road to talk about The NOW Revolution and other aspects of social media and content marketing. I’m often asked what social media events I recommend. If you think the social media event will be great, chances are you’ll be right. The people you meet. Sweet.

Explore the World with these 4 iPhone Apps

Idaconcpts

It offers unique hotel values that are exclusive to Mobile users. Orbitz Flights, Hotels, Cars. Orbitz Flights, Hotels, Cars extends the large market share enjoyed by this titan of travel. That lets it quickly locate hotels in your vicinity. Its emergency road service will save AAA members a lot of freeway frenzy in the event of any real time automobile woes.

3 New Social Media Features to Consider for Your Brand

Ignite Social Media

Showcasing a feature in your store, hotel, property, or of your product. You may think this feature is only reserved for glamorous red carpet events for beauty brands or adorable footage of puppies for animal shelters, but think again. Facebook Live is a creative way to give your audience an up-close and personal look at your product, event, and brand. How much will this cost?

ProBlogger Event 2014 – Wrap Up

ProBlogger

It is hard to believe but the 2014 ProBlogger Training event is already last month and if I’m honest with you – I’m still reeling from it a little. This was our second year of holding the event on the Gold Coast in Queensland Australia but it was the first time we’d had over 500 attendees all in the one room. The Best Problogger Event Ever! Enjoy!

Highlights from ProBlogger Event 2013 #PBEVENT

ProBlogger

It was an amazingly emotional, nerve-wracking and yet exhilarating couple of days – and by the end of the event we knew that we had created something pretty special. They were talking about how the event had inspired them to make bigger changes, and think on a much larger scale. The overwhelming feedback from attendees this year was that it was our best event yet. Thanks.

Final ProBlogger Training Event Tickets Go On Sale Today

ProBlogger

The final round of tickets for the Annual ProBlogger Training Event go on sale later today at 1.30pm Australian Eastern time. Over the last few years we’ve held 3 training events and have seen things grow each time. Year 1 saw Chris Garrett, myself and a handful of other speakers speak to a packed room of 100 bloggers in a small, cheap suburban hotel. Details. General

The Moments That Made Social Slam 2013 Momentous

Waxing UnLyrical

You’ve already heard about what a wonderful event it was, from so very many people. He related an anecdote about seeing Ian Cleary (who is wonderful!) at SMMWorld: “At the recent  Social Media Marketing World  event, I ran into Ian and asked him how many sessions he had attended and he said ‘none.’ Please don’t cheat by skipping to the end! But he did.

State of Search 2015 Conference

Bill Hartzer

Back in 2003 when I first personally chose a list of founders and invited them to get together at a local hotel in Dallas, I didn’t envision that we would be at this point: holding an annual conference and having digital marketing and search engine marketing speakers from all over the United States (and beyond) attend. Search Engine Marketing Events

ProBlogger Training Event Tickets are Available to Purchase Now

ProBlogger

In the last few minutes, tickets have gone on sale for this year’s ProBlogger Training Event on the Gold Coast, Queensland, Australia on August 29-30 of this year. It’s hard for me to believe but this year will be the fifth annual event that we’ve run. Last year saw us move the event out of Melbourne for the first time up to the Gold Coast in Queensland. It’s Our 5th Birthday.

ProBlogger Training Event: A Last Release of Early Bird Tickets Today

ProBlogger

This post was intended to let you know that last night we released a round of Early Bird Tickets for our upcoming Training Event on the Gold Coast in Queensland (Australia). About the Event. Where : QT Hotel Gold Coast (Surfers Paradise, Queensland, Australia). networking event in the evening of Day 1 (including drinks and some food). Full price is $349.99 . Speakers.

Digital grassroots: the Internet fights back

Sherrilynne Starkie

Geist said that this sequence of events provided “the first inkling that something might be here. events Featured Headline Ottawa public relations Social Media Canada digital copyright geist grassroots IABC Michael Geist PR Tony ClementMichael Geist (Photo credit: Wikipedia). People can now create mashups without fear of reprisal.  Nash won the riding. This was unprecedented.

SXSW: Mark Zuckerberg Keynote (the edited liveblogged version)

Techipedia: Tamar Weinberg

It’s been an incredibly busy and physically taxing few days (with little hotel internet and no real opportunities to sit down and edit posts), so you’re seeing yesterday’s keynote today (and numerous other posts to be put on this blog in the upcoming days). Brian Solis has written a very good piece on Sarah after spending hours speaking with her about the backlash. world.

200+ Brilliant Content Marketing World Speakers (and Where to Find them on Twitter)

Visually SM

In the universe of content marketing, few events rival Content Marketing World currently happening Sept. The event is expected to host more than 3,500 attendees and to feature more than 120 hours of presentations, networking and entertainment. Felicia Yukich, Four Seasons Hotels and Resorts. 8-11 in Cleveland. Scott Abel, The Content Wrangler. 2. Mike Agron, WebAttract. 5.

Listen up! Here's 10 top snippets from Social Slam!

The New Strategist

Social Slam is without a doubt, a must-attend event for ANYONE working with digital tools, professionally or personally, to connect and communicate. In addition to being an event overflowing with great content, it was also one of the greatest networking events I’ve ever had the pleasure of attending. by Jonathan Barrick. You’re competing globally.” It matters.

A First-Class Guide to Social Media for Travel

Sprout Social

Whether you’re a hotel, airline, destination or car rental service, word-of-mouth marketing is crucial to the success of your business. 33% switched hotels. Consider how you’ll align your social media efforts to other marketing assets, such as your website, email newsletter and event promotions. — Marriott Hotels (@Marriott) December 19, 2014. Hotels: 23%.

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Big Boulder Conference and Why You Should Care About Social Data Ethics

Simply Measured

This year, Big Boulder Initiative will hold its annual conference on June 23-24 at the beautiful St Julien Hotel and Spa, centrally located in the heart of historic downtown Boulder. News & EventsThe Big Boulder Initiative was founded in 2013 by Gnip, a data provider later acquired by Twitter, to “build the foundation for the long-term success of the social data industry.”.

The CiscoLive Experience

Janet Fouts

Man, what an event! All about the network. I go to a lot of events, and whether I’m speaking or attending the one complaint I hear every time is about network overload or failure. In fact they over-prepared, including having network access points in nearby hotels like the Mariott where people were holding one-on-one meetings. At this event that was never a problem!

When Opportunity Knocks

Waxing UnLyrical

Do you remember a time where you went, perhaps half-heartedly, to an event, out of obligation, only to find it was like breathing pure oxygen? Business Career Events Shonali Burke counselors academy growing your business learning professional development prsaread on. I’ve been out for the last few days, attending (and speaking at) the 2012 PRSA Counselors Academy in New Orleans.

Future of Brand Experiences: Join #GetRealChat Conversation Live From #AdobeSummit March 23

Pam Moore

I’m excited to announce that we have partnered with Adobe and the #GetRealChat Twitter chat is again officially part of the Adobe Summit 2016 event in Las Vegas. On Wednesday, March 23rd, starting at 3pm pt / 4pm mt / 5pm ct / 6pm et we will be hosting #GetRealChat live from the Venetian hotel and event center in Las Vegas. The future of marketing is brand experience.

An Open Letter To Conference Organizers

Twist Image

speak professionally at over 60 events per year, due my industry involvement I also help to organize a handful of high-profile events every year and, top of that, I am a willing, happy and paying participant at many conferences per year. As the years pass and the events management industry continues to evolve, I would like you to consider the following concepts. Be careful how you market your events. Lately, I've been to several conferences that have been marketed so well that the actual content did not live up to the marketing of the event. event.

Nervous? Use the RAIN Meditation Tool to Calm Yourself Down

Spin Sucks

By Gini Dietrich. A few years ago, I was standing in the lobby of a hotel, talking to Jay Baer. It could be a first date, a presentation to the board, telling your boss about a challenge you’re having, a media event, a big race, working with a client, meeting a new group of people for the first time, or getting up on stage. asked him if he was nervous. He said no.

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Strategic Initiatives to Engage in Social Media Within the.

Mindjumpers

It is no surprise that the competitive power of a hotel lies within its service. It is from the level of service that a hotel derives customer loyalty and traditional word-of-mouth marketing spread. The blogpost on WorldClass Hotel Marketing News presents four potential strategic initiatives for social media engagement. And that goes for hotels as well.

The Real Way to Get More Customer Feedback

Convince & Convert

Last week I was in Nashville speaking at Marketing United , a fantastic event run by Emma , one of my sponsors and the company that powers our email program here at Convince & Convert. stayed at the recently renovated Sheraton hotel downtown, and when I entered my room this letter was on my desk: This is a nice and personal touch. Doug Vandenberg’s Mistake.

Everything You Need to Know About Snapchat Geofilters (And How to Build Your Own)

Buffer Social

Whether you’re celebrating the opening of a new store, running a special event or looking for a unique way to grab consumer attention, you can now create a custom Snapchat Geofilter to go alongside your activations. Hotels. Hotels created a number of filters to give visitors the chance to share their views and experiences at W’s hotels with their friends on Snapchat.

7 Facebook Marketing Case Studies

Pamorama

The high-end hotel website wanted to drive engagement and increase brand visibility for the well-traveled luxury customer to: Offer a way for people to share luxury travel experiences and new featured destinations. Drive more people to sign up for its events in specific cities in a way that was social and shareable. Increase revenue from a summer sale event on the ASOS web site.

Facebook Updates: Dynamic Ads and Website Custom Audience Enhancements

Jon Loomer

travel website can now dynamically show ads for a hotel or group of hotels based on travel intent. For example, if a user is browsing hotels in a certain destination, advertisers can show other hotel options in that same location. Advertisers can now show ads for hotels in the destination where a user recently booked a trip through their website or mobile app.

Definition of Introvert -- What is an Introvert?

Buzz Marketing for Technology

Hotel Advice The must-stay hotels worldwide. RSS Advertising Info News & Events Work at About SiteMap All Topics Reprints Help User Agreement Ethics Policy Patent Info. Search. Gifted Children. Home Parenting & Family Gifted Children. Email. Gifted Children How to Identify Education Parenting Help. Gifted Children Newsletter - Sign up ! Discuss in My Forum. Introvert. By Carol Bainbridge , About.com. See More About: introverts shyness introverted children. Definition: Contrary to what most people think, an introvert is not simply a person who is shy.

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6 Powerful Social Media Lessons from Tourism that will Boost Your Brand

Socially Sorted

He features posts about local events and the Margaret River – and he posts them as soon as he knows the dates. Often his blog posts show up as high as the local tourism authority or the event organisers themselves. Sean’s blog posts often rank high on Google for events he is promoting. Let’s just say I have had a lot of social media lessons from tourism.

@DunkinDonuts #SocialMedia Success Story

Koka Sexton

On my latest trip to Boston for the Rev It Up conference, I needed my caffeine fix and went to the convenient Dunkin Donuts next to the hotel. I sat in my room getting ready for the event and took a picture (because that what people like me do) of my cup overlooking the park in Seaport. just saw that @dunkindonuts is coming to California. Can you open one on my route to work?

A Hard Social Media Lesson for Hoteliers

Janet Fouts

Let’s take a lesson from the Union Street Guest House , a hotel in Hudson, NY who recently made the news for their policy for wedding and event parties. although comfortable and functional – obviously all beds are brand new) If your guests are looking for a Marriott type hotel they may not like it here. Oh how they do talk. USGH & Hudson are historic.

On Twitter, Social Listening and Southern Hospitality

Janet Fouts

He took me back into the kitchen, and told me that since Chef had recommended shrimp and grits and it wasn’t on the menu selected for the event, they had decided to do something special, just for me. I met with the Chef de cuisine and the Mixologist Arianne Fielder who poured me this amaaaaaazing 4 Roses Bourbon taken from their own lot. Here’s the thread on Twitter through a Storify post.

How I Am Finding Value Using Foursquare

Justin Levy

Events. Events. Checking in while traveling to events has proven useful because it helps me to connect with others who are also attending. have had many chance encounters with friends at airports, hotel lobbies and other places simply from checking in and realizing that they were also there. also know that number of check-ins may be a helpful metric for event organizers.

Samsung Threatens Bloggers and Provides a Valuable Lesson

Spin Sucks

They were told on a phone call to one of the bloggers: You can either be a part of this and wear the uniform, or you’ll have to get your own tickets back home and handle your hotel stay from the moment this call ends. The next morning, the bloggers awoke to an email stating the Samsung event was over so they were being shuttled home (several days earlier than planned).

Five Signs the Future Belongs to User-Generated Content

Waxing UnLyrical

Live event social media generally involves a social media person or standard event-goer using a mobile device to put content online. Pic-N-Post , for example, is a social photobooth that allows users to take their own photos and upload them to the event, brand sponsor or organizer’s Facebook page with effects almost instantaneously. Hello, WUL readers! Remember me?

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