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5 Events for Busy Entrepreneurs Who Love Traveling

Idaconcpts

Luckily, there are conferences, meetups and other events aimed at people in exactly your circumstances in cities all around the world! No matter where your travels take you, you’re in the vicinity of colleagues interested in exchanging ideas, conversation and insight; here are five events for busy entrepreneurs who love traveling : 1. San Francisco World Travelers.

5 Events for Busy Entrepreneurs Who Love Traveling

Idaconcpts

Luckily, there are conferences, meetups and other events aimed at people in exactly your circumstances in cities all around the world! No matter where your travels take you, you’re in the vicinity of colleagues interested in exchanging ideas, conversation and insight; here are five events for busy entrepreneurs who love traveling : 1. San Francisco World Travelers.

A First-Class Guide to Social Media for Travel

Sprout Social

From inspiration to reminiscing, travelers turn to social media throughout every step of their journey. Social media has a huge influence on travel-related purchases. In fact, of those who use social media to research travel, only 48% followed through with their original plans. Travel Social Media Basics: Do Your Research. 33% switched hotels. Find Your Inspiration.

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9 Tips for a Successful Webinar Event

Idaconcpts

Even though the audience enjoys the benefit of not spending time and money to travel to a central location, they are still spending time to attend the webinar. If they feel the webinar isn’t worth their time, especially if they paid a registration fee, then they aren’t likely to sign up to attend future events. You should send the first out the day before the 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.

#LoveCapeTown Campaign Shakes Up “Fam” Trip With Crowdsourced Tips for Travel Bloggers

The Realtime Report

Cape Town Tourism’s most recent marketing initiative used a clever combination of travel blogging, crowdsourcing and social media to draw attention to the city, ranked 23rd among the top 25 travel destinations worldwide in TripAdvisor’s  2012 list of Traveler’s Choice Destinations. billion the city invested to welcome over 1.5 million soccer fans back in 2010. Locals?

4 Technology Conferences to Create Your Traveling Schedule for 2013

Idaconcpts

Whether you work in an industry where technology plays a major role, or you simply like keeping up on what the wonders of scientific endeavor have whipped up for us this year, get ready to hit the road all year long with these four technology conferences (and also these four conferences on social media ) to create your traveling schedule for 2013: 1. Consumer Electronics Show (CES) 2013.

Will Social Media Influence The Travel Channel Launch's of "Deep Fried America?" An interview with host Jay Ducote

Diva Marketing Blog

Seems the Scripps Networks Interactive  brass thought so too because they offered Jay an amazing opportunity to film a pilot for a sister network, Travel Channel. Diva Marketing : Before we dive into how you’re using social media to support the Travel Channel pilot for your pilot of  Deep Fried America , let’s set the stage for the peeps in our community who may not now But are soon to be (!)

The Importance of Music In Marketing Campaigns

Spin Sucks

Don't forget about it during your next event or live campaign. Related Stories Experiential Marketing Needs to Get Social How to Stay on Top of Online Marketing While Traveling A New Brand: Seven Things to Consider Now. Music in marketing has the power to move an audience in ways other mediums can’t. Eddie Newquist has more.

Alicia Travels: Farm & More Event, Edinburgh

Absolute PA

Next week I’m going on the road! I’ll be flying to Edinburgh to present a talk on social media at Farm & More – The Farm Diversification Event – an annual get together for the farm retail and diversified farming sector. This is all as a result of my talk at The Speciality Fine Food Trade Fair at Olympia in London last year. Real life examples and success stories.

Understanding Meetings Cost in the New Reality [HYBRID EVENT 5/23]

SocialFish

CommPartners( @CommPart ) is teaming up with the Hospitality Industry Professionals Network ( @HipN etwork ) on May 23rd to deliver the most interactive, entertaining and stimu lating hybrid event ever. Learn new tactics for delivering meaningful and engaging hybrid events. Experience for yourself, the program dubbed the “Industry’s Must-Attend Hybrid Event of 2012”.

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How to Use Social Media for Event Marketing [Presentation]

Mindjumpers

This got me thinking that maybe it’s also good to use social media for reporting live events. A lot of businesses are already relying their press conferences on live streaming and tweeting about it too. For example the news of a product launch travels way too fast and captures more attention if done through social media. What People Love And Hate On Twitter [infographic].

Social Media: Australian Society of Travel Writers

Laurel Papworth

In November last year, I spoke on social media and the impact it has on the Travel Writers industry. Social Media and Travel writers. Anyway sorry for the delay, but you can download the Social Media and Travel Writers presentation from Slideshare or just flick through the slides above. View more presentations from Laurel Papworth.

10 Brands Killing It On Instagram in 2016

Talkwalker SM

Condé Nast Traveler (@cntraveler). We all need accounts in our Instagram feed that make us feel like we are traveling, even though we’re still sitting in the same office under the same neon light. Screenshot from the Instagram account of Condé Nast Traveler. After all, an image is worth a thousand words (and works in several languages). Adidas (@adidas). Dior (@dior).

Grab Your Ticket for the 2015 ProBlogger Training Event

ProBlogger

Yesterday we released tickets to the 2015 ProBlogger Training Event on 14-15 August here in Australia on the Gold Coast. Attendees not only come from all over the place but come from a wide spectrum of niches (everything from bloggers blogging about Fashion, to Health, to Travel, to Food, to Small Business and much more) and also a wide spectrum of experience levels. General

Melbourne Food and Wine Blogging Event

ProBlogger

I’ve been excitedly sitting on this one for a while now and am relieved to finally announce a new ProBlogger event that is coming up for Melbourne Food and Wine Bloggers (and anyone else who wants to travel to Melbourne for an evening). Here are the event details: Date : Tuesday 17 July 2012. View more event details and a list of attendees via [link].

How to Make Friends and Influence People at the ProBlogger Event

ProBlogger

Because I’ve been there done that, and at my first ProBlogger event in 2011 I cringed with embarrassment and wondered how I’d dared to bring me and my little blog out into the open to such a huge conference. Added on to the anxiety of meeting people I had little idea about What to expect at a Problogger training event. Or … “Hi, my name’s … Isn’t this a great event?

15 Ways to Restore Your Creativity

Geoff Livingston

Meditate by Arinna. 4) Go to a Live Event. Photography Pop Philosophy art game hike journal love meditate movie museum nap play travel vacation workout Demand Success was a blast, and running Tenacity5 through its inaugural year has been exciting. The work has been intense, and I am starting to lose my creative edge. It’s a challenge all communicators face sooner or later.

Microsoft and LinkedIn: A Primer for Social Marketers

Simply Measured

With data.  By combining Microsoft’s data on how users interact with their software and cloud offerings, and LinkedIn’s data on how their members move and interact, Microsoft will have an unprecedented understanding of how professionals work and travel through their careers — and a chance to build innovative product offerings using this data. What the Brands Have in Common.

5 Expert Tips for Engaging Your Webinar Audience

Convince & Convert

Audio is the Achilles heel of all events, and this is even more true in a virtual event such as a webinar.  Many webinar speakers travel often. Social Media Strategy audience engagement conversion strategy event planning virtual events webinar planning WebinarsNext week, my final post will cover how to convert your audiences to become your customers.

Highlights from ProBlogger Event 2012

ProBlogger

Last weekend, over 300 bloggers converged at Etihad stadium in Melbourne to attend the annual Problogger event. This was the first year that we held the event over two days. People loved how many different niches were represented – we had speakers from travel, cartooning, business, food, photography, fashion, parenting and more. Our 2013 Event. Image by Marija Ivkovic.

Facebook Analytics for Apps Now Supports Messenger Bots; FbStart Program Welcomes Bot Developers

SocialTimes Facebook

Businesses on the Messenger Platform can also use the app events API (application-programming interface) to log custom events for Analytics for Apps. Some example use cases are: A travel business can see how often people are transferred to a human agent. In doing so, you’ll be able to gather deeper insights about how people are engaging with your bots.

Melbourne ProBlogger Event Recap, LinkUp and Looking Forward (#PBevent)

ProBlogger

Last Friday was the second Melbourne ProBlogger Event, and I thought I’d take a moment or two today to create a bit of a summary of what happened on the day for those who weren’t able to be there. My hope with this event was to pack the day full of teaching, storytelling inspiration, and networking. The two-hour networking drinks event at the end of the day was fun.

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Facebook Updates: Dynamic Ads and Website Custom Audience Enhancements

Jon Loomer

This change makes sense particularly due to the concurrent announcement of Dynamic Ads for Travel, which don’t focus on the sale of tangible goods. Dynamic Ads for Travel. travel website can now dynamically show ads for a hotel or group of hotels based on travel intent. Here are the details… Click To Tweet. Dynamic Product Ads Are Now Dynamic Ads. Your Turn.

‘Freedom Within A Framework’: 4 Things You Don’t Want To Forget When Constructing The Optimal Social Media Content Strategy

Ignite Social Media

Your content must travel through an infinitely complex and ever-evolving web of social, cultural, and political events and realities that are going to shape the way that it is received. With so much to think about in the creation of a sound social media content strategy, one can easily find him or herself overwhelmed by all of the nuanced considerations. Get to Know Your Audience.

Social Media in the Industry: Customization is the Key to Success

Techipedia: Tamar Weinberg

Mix up your status updates with some local area events and news to keep it interesting. Get the word out about specials and events. Take photos of the restaurant, an event you have going on and the food you’re serving. Tourism/Travel/Hospitality. Goals: Connect with new clients who enjoy traveling. This is a guest post by Angela Denby. Who has time for this?

How a Conference Creates Social Buzz

Mindjumpers

This way I can see if there is anyone near me that I can hook up with and travel with. This is well carried out by Future of Web Design and I believe this is the way to do it when organizing a conference or events. Marketing & Communication Tech Development App create buzz Engagement event FOWD Future of Web Design Mobile Mobile marketing user involvementTweet.

Monday Roundup: PRSA Counselors Academy 2015

Waxing UnLyrical

Emergency surgery prevented me from traveling to Laguna this past week for PRSA Counselors Academy 2015 … gah! Around the Web Events Public Relations Speaking & Presenting #CAprsa Abbie Fink Dana Hughens David C. Emergencies never happen at a convenient time, do they? Training, Networking and Developing Your Personal Academy. didn’t always see myself that way. And why?

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.

How Brands Can Create Social Engagement Via Music Festivals

Ignite Social Media

Multiply these numbers – give or take – for all music events, including Bonnaroo, Lollapalooza and Stagecoach, and companies have themselves a gold mine for capturing the attention of a large, young and hip audience. The branded event hashtag #Coachella is easily one of the most blogged about, facebooked, and tweeted topics before, during & after the California festivities. Drink.

2 Simple But Brilliant Content Marketing Examples from the Great White North

Convince & Convert

But I’d never met the man until this week, when I returned to beautiful Banff, Alberta to deliver a presentation on Youtility to Travel Alberta. I was honored to shake Mike’s hand, give him a signed copy of the book and a special Youtility T-shirt. Mike runs MikesBloggityBlog , a popular travel and entertainment blog in Canada. Taxi Mike is a Youtility. Simple. Useful.

Use of Social Media to Inspiration for All Businesses

Mindjumpers

Tweet Laurel Moffat , who is a Communication Specialist at Southwest Airlines, has made a presentation about the company’s successful social media strategy at a January 25 Kansas City American Marketing Association lunch event. Here, we will share some of her advice with you: Listen to your audience – and personalize. Social media requires people and time.

Win A Ticket To The Art Of Marketing Conference

Dave Fleet

Held on March 7 in Toronto, the event features: Gary Vaynerchuk – New York Times Bestselling Author, Crush It! You’ll be responsible for any travel and accommodation costs associated with getting there). eventsWant to see Gary Vaynerchuk, Guy Kawasaki, Avinash Kaushik and more speak, all in one day? Then the latest Art of Marketing conference in Toronto is for you.

An Apology, A Wish and An Adventure

Waxing UnLyrical

And I get misty-eyed that though I was traveling for work, my husband lit a few diyas that night in front of our home, so that I could celebrate it in abstentia.). To me, TED events are the pinnacle of creative inspiration. Events Personal Shonali Burke creativity inspiration TED TEDxAdamsMorganWomen thanksgivingThe apology. haven’t been here much lately. truly am. Right?

Gearing Up For Social Slam 2013

Waxing UnLyrical

Like many of my peers, speaking at industry events and conferences is a growing part of my business. That means typically I get paid for my time, so it is rare for me to pay my own expenses to travel out of my local area for a speaking gig. What can your organization do in the event of an online attack? Here or there? Which begs the question: what is value? Enter Social Slam.

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. ” - @jeffbullas My take: Jeff’s own presence at Social Slam after over 40hrs of exhaustive delay-ridden travel time reminds us all that there are no borders in social media. by Jonathan Barrick. Want comments? It matters.

Using Social Media For Sustainability: WiserEarth Does It, And Well

Waxing UnLyrical

Additionally, Wiser organizes events on a regular basis across countries to educate, collaborate and connect with like minded people. With a keen interest in  social  media, she  blogs regularly at  In My Humble Opinion… ;  other passions include singing (professionally trained  for over a decade!),  reading and traveling. Learn What are we doing to bring about that social change?

The Mobile Revolution is Here Now [Infographic]

Puzzle Marketer

Amazon.com will reach 4 billion dollars in mobile sales by end of 2012. 1 in 8 will use mobile tickets for airlines, rail and bus travel, festivals, cinemas, and sports events in 2015. For the past 5 years or so, research has predicted that mobile devices would overtake personal computers when it comes to internet usage. people on Earth). million in 2012 to 369.2 million by 2016.

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#SocialPowWow: A meeting ground for Communicators & Marketers

Waxing UnLyrical

reading and traveling. Community Events Social Media #SocialPowWow community building Entrepreneurs Marketing pr Twitter chatsWhile most of my friends and family are on Facebook and “addicted” to this social network, I choose to meet and interact with new people on Twitter. No, that doesn’t mean I don’t like my friends or family. The beauty about Twitter is that you don’t need to be “friends” with someone before you start interacting with them. And what’s better than e-meeting new people from across the globe and learning from their experiences? How did these chats help me?

An Open Letter To Conference Organizers

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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.