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It means that more of us are doing things on the web (or mobile web, as the case may be) while we're on the go, and there are certain things those of us in the digital world look for when we travel - at least with regard to infrastructure. They've made great use of Flickr, YouTube, Twitter, Facebook and more and have always led with a very human and very customer-centric approach.

For Travel Destinations: Working Well with Bloggers

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Photos are shared on Twitter, Facebook, and Flickr, where they can be seen by thousands of others. Videos are hosted on their blogs as well as on YouTube for extra wide distribution. Here’s how you can interact with New Media Artists, aka Travel Bloggers: * Introduce yourself on Twitter and their blogs ; interact with questions and suggestions for their visit. Take a photos and/or videos with them and your staff while on property and post to Twitter, Flickr, and/or email to the blogger to post it for you. Program Overview. Working with New Media. Leave comments!

Hotels and Social Media Travel Tourism

Laurel Papworth

know that travel consumers booking via my hotel website i.e. direct customers are more loyal, bring more revenue and tend to travel more often. In 2009, even the top 30 major hotel brands t increased their dependence on the Online Travel Agencies (OTAs)-from 25.4% a year ago to 30% of CRS bookings in Q3 2009 (eTRAK). YouTube: At war with Warner Music Group (8). Odd Job?

New Media Artist-in-Residence Program for Lanai

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I’ve been meaning to write more about the innovative travel blogger program I am doing with the L?na?i started the conversation here with some advice for travel destinations. I am very grateful to my clients at the Maui and L?na?i Six of the seven are currently in the top 100 Travel Bloggers. Interested travelers can follow and join the online conversations in real time.

SlideBatch: A Super Cool New PR Tool

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You can drag media files from your desktop, from Dropbox, SlideShare, or Flickr. Or you can add items from YouTube, Vimeo, news, blogs, and even the social networks. You also can install the Chrome extension to add content to your batch as you travel the web. By Gini Dietrich At Content Marketing World in Cleveland, I had the opportunity to meet Paul Shirer , the founder of SlideBatch. It’s super cool and it has huge benefits for a PR pro. What is SlideBatch? SlideBatch is  the solution for “making web content visual and powerful.” Why Do I Care?

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Four Step Process to Create an Integrated Marketing Campaign

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Then we have to figure out Twitter, Pinterest, Instagram, Google+, Path, Flickr, YouTube, LinkedIn, content, search engine optimization, inbound marketing, infographics, webinars, videos, email, search engine marketing, gamification, mobile marketing, oh my! How can sales network with customers and prospects before they attend a trade show or travel to a new city? Crawl.

Jake's Take: A Slew of Social Network Ideas

Firebelly

Digitalia | Indianapolis Social Media Marketing « YouTube Tuesday: What The HELL Is Social Media? Main | Are We Addicted To Social Media? » June 24, 2010 Jakes Take: A Slew of Social Network Ideas Almost everyone is aware of the major social networkingwebsites in existence. MySpace, Facebook, and Twitter together dominate theweb. Or people who sky dive? Would it work for yours?

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7 Ways the Sharpest Brands Are Using Videos to Engage Customers

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The YouTube marketing specialists at Pixability recently conducted a major study of 200,000 branded videos on YouTube, and ultimately discovered that more than 50% had lunder 1,000 views. The platform has enormous potential, especially given the fact that YouTube users are 10 times more-likely to engage, embed or share content than on blogs or social media. The wacky CEO?

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Master List ?(A Wiki of Social Media Marketing Examples)?

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Whittemore   Wear-Dated carpet fiber   Wear-Dated Photos on Flickr   Photosharing  Consumer Goods and Services  United States  C.B. For an additional 500, be sure to visit Master List 2.  And the third 500 has started on Master List 3. To learn how to contribute/edit, visit the Administration page. Wikis  Automotive  United States  David Bausola   Ford   Hurra Torpedo campaign   Presentation sharing  Automotive  United States  Philippe Deltenre   Ford   Where are the Joneses? adenin Facebook Page   Social networks  High Tech  United States  Meryl K. Evans   adenin TECHNOLOGIES Inc.

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Content Marketing is More Than Just Blogging

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According to Jeremy Williams , social media director for the Indiana Office of Tourism Development (and my boss when I do travel writing for IOTD), blog posts with photos get more traffic than blog posts without. Find photos from Flickr or Picasa — be sure to use Creative Commons photos — or buy royalty-free stock photography, and put them in your blog posts for added impact.

31+ of the Coolest Social Media, Search and Web Tools of 2010

Webbiquity SMM

Convert PowerPoint presentations to Flash, or into YouTube videos? In the site’s words, “Think of asking your favorite teacher about Leonardo Da Vinci, or your most well-traveled friend about Buenos Aires: this is the experience Qwiki will eventually deliver, on demand, wherever you are in the world… on whatever device you’re using.&#. Create video emails? Flowtown. Klout.

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9 Criteria for Selecting a Social Media Monitoring Tool

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Virtually every social media monitoring tool worthy of the label covers the big social networks (Facebook, LinkedIn, Twitter), social bookmarking sites (Digg, Reddit) and content sharing sites (YouTube, Flickr). News can travel extremely fast through social media. Social media monitoring tools are increasing essential for companies of all sizes as the explosion of social media content renders manual monitoring efforts hopeless. But how do you choose one? Range of coverage. Many include at least the most popular blogs as well. Frequency of alerts. Workflow capabilities.

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Taking a Peek at Twitter Analytics

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These two, unique to PeekAnalytics, metrics provide insight into how far a message can potentially travel throughout the social-media sphere beyond its initial tweeting. 96% are on LinkedIN (a portion 1 ½ times greater than average), 40% are on Google Plus, 28% are on Foursquare (a portion a whopping 4 times greater than average), and 61% are on YouTube. They agreed. So what is it?

Everyone’s a curator now…

The Way of the Web

And as always, I was carrying my phone (a Nokia N900 for the record), and taking a mix of personal family pictures and ones which I intended to make public on my Flickr account and possibly elsewhere. And the blog post it inspired was a thought about how the rise of communications technology etc seems to have sucked all the glamour and excitement from air travel. All totally normal.

How to Use Facebook for Business and Marketing

Techipedia: Tamar Weinberg

It also reminds you that Facebook is one of their social destinations on the web, but that you might be interested in their YouTube page. Their YouTube page, ironically, only features a playlist of videos that they love but does not show any videos made by themselves, such as the process of making a Peanut Butter Cup. After all, Facebook could eat the web. Want one? Go here. comment?,

5 Tips for Great Content Curation

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Top Stories Photo & Video Galleries Top Lists Trending Topics Twitter YouTube Facebook iPhone Google Video More Topics. That means you should consider posting short bursts on Tumblr , images on Pinterest , video on YouTube , and community conversations on Facebook. YouTube. YouTube. Travel Lists. YouTube. Flickr. YouTube. Trending Stories.

How Nissan Micra Rode the Social Media Bandwagon

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minute video has been seen by 50,722 (and counting) people on YouTube. What do you think about the company’s use of Facebook and YouTube? I’d love to hear your thoughts in the comment below. Image: iambents via Flickr, CC 3.0. reading and traveling. Learn Finally! have a new car! What made it different? What did the contest entail?

38+ Cool Social Media and Web Tools and Reviews

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ALOT is a catalog of free “apps for your PC” in a range of categories including entertainment (comic books, TMZ, The Onion, IMDB search), food, games, travel, music, news (The New York Times, CNN, Fox News, Stock Market Watch), reference, social networking (e.g., Innovation is alive and well in the development of cool free and low-cost web-based tools and apps. PingTags. Buffer.

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5 Proven Strategies for B2B Social Media Marketing

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Should You Outsource Your Social Media Efforts?

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HOW TO: Properly Use Badges to Engage Customers

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Content vs. Community: How Online Publishers Can Nurture Both

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What the Future Holds for B2B Social Media Marketing

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Top Topics Twitter YouTube Facebook iPhone Google Video Google Buzz Social media Small business Business Advertise Network Blippr iPhone App Mashable France MashDeck Twitter App Mobile Site Social Media Events Twitter Guide Book Facebook Guide Book Partners App Development WordPress Experts MaxCDN Content Delivery Dynect Managed DNS Rackspace Hosting Intridea About Us Submit a Tip! Facebook, Twitter, YouTube YouTube and most of the social tools we use today are just a few years old. The B2B Social Media Marketing Series is supported by IDG Enterprise. Learn more. Mobile 2.0

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What to Consider When Building an In-House Social Media Team

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Top Topics Twitter YouTube Facebook iPhone Google Video Google Buzz Social media Small business Business Advertise Network Blippr iPhone App Mashable France MashDeck Twitter App Mobile Site Social Media Events Twitter Guide Book Facebook Guide Book Partners App Development WordPress Experts MaxCDN Content Delivery Dynect Managed DNS Rackspace Hosting Intridea About Us Submit a Tip! Dell Embraces Tablets and the Cloud iPhone Coming to Target Retail Stores View More » Entertainment Now You Can Smell Like YouTube Sensat. What is the ultimate purpose of your social media team?

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Create a World-Class Online Community for Your Business

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What the Future Holds for B2B Social Media Marketing

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Top Topics Twitter YouTube Facebook iPhone Google Video Google Buzz Business Small business Social media Advertise Network Blippr iPhone App Mashable France MashDeck Twitter App Mobile Site Social Media Events Twitter Guide Book Facebook Guide Book Partners App Development WordPress Experts MaxCDN Content Delivery Dynect Managed DNS Rackspace Hosting Intridea About Us Submit a Tip! Facebook, Twitter, YouTube YouTube and most of the social tools we use today are just a few years old. YouTube Hits 1 Billion Subscriptions, YouTubes Burgeoning Promoted Videos.

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5 Proven Strategies for B2B Social Media Marketing

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Top Topics Twitter YouTube Facebook iPhone Google Video Google Buzz Social media Android Mobile 2.0 Lastly, the team put together New York-specific commercials, which were uploaded to YouTube YouTube. After UK Stabbing, YouTube Removes Ex. Movies music myspace ONLINE VIDEO politics pop culture privacy Search small business social good social media social networking social networks software sports startups tech television trending tv twitter verizon video video games viral video web video Wordpress Yahoo youtube Join More Than 2.8 Learn more. Thanks, Erica.

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Best Web Presence Optimization Guides and Tips of 2010

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But fundamentally, 1) there are now far more online venues than just your website or blog where you and/or your company be found (social media pages and profiles, articles, videos, etc.), and 2) there are more ways for people to search than just Google and Yah-Bing (YouTube is now the second-largest search engine and Facebook SEO is its own emerging discipline).  Whatever. Digg this!

What to Look For When Hiring a Community Manager

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5 Essential Spreadsheets for Social Media Analytics

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Memejacking: How to Get Started Marketing with Memes

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Image: Retis  via Flickr, CC 2.0. Whether you’re familiar with the word or not, you’ve undoubtedly come across them in your Internet travels. Their use of viral sensation “ Call Me Maybe ” has captured tens of millions of views on YouTube. Guest Post by  Adrienne Erin  . Memes are one of those things. So what is memjacking, and how can you make it work for you?

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7 Traits of Highly Effective Viral Videos

Techipedia: Tamar Weinberg

The Pork and Beans video enlisted in familiar faces across the YouTube culture. Videos that have a completely unplanned “wow&# element to them definitely travel far in social circles. With over 1 billion video views on YouTube per day, if you have a great video that shows your passion for the product and the right audience comes along, you can find your video in the spotlight.

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HOW TO: Gain Twitter Influence

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36 (of the) Best Facebook Guides, Stats and Rants of 2010

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Debbie Hemley offers “26 practical ways to use good content for your Facebook pages, everything from A to Z,&# literally–starting with Alltop and business updates and running all the way through YouTube and Zen. Richard MacManus explains how to create 10 common types of Facebook tabs, including Flickr, Slideshare, Questions and YouTube tabs. People are busy. As A.J.

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Top 10 Reputation Tracking Tools Worth Paying For

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Making Data Relevant: The New Metrics for Social Marketing

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How PR Pros Are Using Social Media for Real Results

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