The Best Piece Of Business Travel Advice
SEPTEMBER 11, 2013
The fundamental difference in my travel (when compared to many other businesspeople who have to travel) is that I travel so many miles, because I refuse to stay out on the road for anything beyond a day (or two, if it''s absolutely essential). Most people want to know the best tips and tricks for business travel. keep a separate set of toiletries for travel, so that I don''t have to constantly pack and unpack stuff like a toothbrush or floss. The best piece of business travel advice is this: if the opportunity is in front of you, take it. magazine.
How we read online. - By Michael Agger - Slate Magazine
Buzz Marketing for Technology
JUNE 27, 2008
Home the browser Campaign 2008 News & Politics Arts & Life Business & Tech Health & Science Style & Shopping Travel & Food Sports Slate on NPR Video PRINT DISCUSS E-MAIL RECOMMEND Facebook MySpace Mixx Digg Reddit del.icio.us Furl Ma.gnolia Sphere StumbleUpon CLOSE NEWSLETTERS PODCASTS RSS More the browser columns Lazy Eyes How we read online. Michael Agger posted June 13, 2008 Laughing Baby vs. the YouTube Commenters A battle of Internet good and Internet evil. Michael Agger posted April 16, 2008 Hulu Hoopla Is a new site the future of television? Be Prepared.
Why Content Marketing Fails
MAY 27, 2015
Did anyone else get Barbie Magazine as a kid? I did. Of course, I looked forward to the magazine, and of course all I wanted to do after devouring one was buy more Barbies, more Barbie clothes, more Barbie cars, and more Barbie shoes. (I didn’t get most of these things, but oh how I wanted them.). It boils down to this: Barbie Magazine was basically a bigole ad. Maybe not.
How To Be Inspired At Work
JULY 8, 2014
Spend more time travelling. Read every article (cover to cover) of a magazine that interests you (and yes, read the ads too). They can be major ones, like taking your savings and going off to travel. magazine. travel. It''s 7 am. I''m sitting in a coffee shop right around the corner from my office. It''s easy to read between the lines. It''s easy to think that someone is a workaholic. It''s easy to make assumptions (must be single, probably no kids, whatever). All of that is irrelevant (and not true). remember being very busy at a startup in publishing. Sorry.
10 Brands Killing It On Instagram in 2016
SEPTEMBER 7, 2016
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).
Bare Feet Studios Final Three for Best Social Media Campaign
Bare Feet Studios
MAY 31, 2012
We are so thrilled to be one of the three finalists for the 2012 Annual Pacific Edge Magazine business awards: best social media campaign. It has gotten a tremendous response from the travel blogging community and been written up in numerous places. News Social Media awards hawaii honor Lanai LVB maui mvb pemawards smchi tourism travelWhat a magical delight!
Twitter Doesn't Do Everything Well
JUNE 1, 2011
Can Twitter replace newspaper and magazine articles? Jarvis' main point is focused on the idea that because we now have a connected world that is increasingly mobile and allows information to travel in real-time, the concept of news has shifted from a product to a process. Think about it this way: in a traditional platform (say newspapers and magazines), the news is delivered in a product (beginning, middle and end). magazine. In the Blog post, he says: "they [articles] are no longer necessary for every event. Other times, articles are good." buzzmachine.
Thoughts on UK magazine ABC figures…
The Way of the Web
AUGUST 12, 2010
Influence and Empire Avenue → Thoughts on UK magazine ABC figures… August 12th, 2010 · View Comments It still feels a bit weird not to be involved in the magazine industry when the ABC figures are released – although I’m getting used to examining the RAJAR figures for radio instead. Only two magazines didn’t drop in that area. million.
The New Journalism
JANUARY 5, 2011
It rarely makes it on the local news radio and there are not that many magazine features about people like Williams. How far that piece travels and who it reaches it not based on a fixed distribution system or promise of reach. magazine. Everyone likes a feel good story. It's part of the reason why the latest online viral video sensation is the story of Ted Williams - a homeless Columbus, Ohio man who was a former radio broadcaster. "Just post it on the Web or something." " A story about a homeless person rarely makes waves. It took us. not them. content.
Survey: Pinterest a Great Source of Links for Publishers. What Types of Sites Get the Most Links?
AUGUST 14, 2012
The surveyed group includes the magazine sites in my Pinterest traffic survey plus quite a few more that we work with at Define Media Group. Travel 30,622 1,457. Travel 49,431 1,586. Pinterest Traffic to Magazine Sites Up 141% But Figures Still Modest. What types of sites get the most links from Pinterest? Average Links Average Linked Pages. Food 612,238 12,886.
What To Get The Person Who Has Everything (Without Breaking The Bank)
DECEMBER 12, 2013
subscription to some magazines. The idea here is to buy them a subscription (or many) to a magazine that they like, but that they would never subscribe to. Most of us bring our devices to work or we travel with them, but we only have one power supply. If you buy them a couple of these, they can leave one at home, one at the office and have an extra one to keep in their briefcase for travel. Travel. business travel. magazine. magazine subscription. There are few people who love this part of the holiday season. Mobile. Computer. Trust me.
29% of the Top 500 Google+ Pages are News and Content Sites
DECEMBER 3, 2013
Travel Channel 26 3,335,575. 7 BBC News 27 3,315,935. 30 Motor Trend Magazine 109 1,858,223. 47 Car and Driver Magazine 177 1,441,733. 103 Smithsonian Magazine 361 861,023. 117 Every Day with Rachael Ray Magazine 417 771,738. Magazine 495 687,028. So I went through the most followed rankings on CircleCount to see how many fall into this category. 143 OK!
Mobile Visits Account for 40% of All Traffic for Publishers
NOVEMBER 11, 2014
started with the sites surveyed in my post on search and social traffic and then added several more newspaper, magazine and content sites, for a total of 70 brands. Travel 32%. These are all sites that we currently work with so I’m going to keep the titles anonymous. But if you have a SimilarWeb PRO subscription you can pull this data for any site. Less than 20% 0. 20-29% 6.
SEPTEMBER 7, 2012
would need to carve out the time to pick up that book and there is no way I would travel with any book that had that kind of mass to it. love magazines. love magazine stores, but I can't imagine ever buying any of that content any other way but digital. magazine. amazon android book bookstore customerservice digitalworld everythingdigital hacking ipad iphone kindle kindleapp magazine medicalrecord newspaper reading stevejobs stevejobsbiorgraphy technology walterisaacson writingWhy isn't everything digital? But, here's the thing. Every time I fill out a form.
8 Must-Have Apps for Your Mobile/Social Business
JANUARY 1, 2013
travel with an iPad and an iPhone as my mobile office, and it’s made it a whole lot easier to stay on top of my business, my teram and my clients. travel a lot. Publish a magazine style page on any topic you like, then populate it with content you curate from your desktop or your mobile device. Expensify. Expensify is available for iPhone and Android. Dropbox. Easy peasy.
Hot Association Jobs: November 10
NOVEMBER 10, 2016
Position entails working heavily with volunteers – magazine authors, webinar presenters, and conference presenters. Position is a work-from-home position, however the ability to travel to Alexandria for the first month for training and bi-weekly thereafter for team meetings is required. ——-. Hurry! This promotion is almost over. photo credit ). Jobs Jobs Jobs
Will India See a Rise in Digital PR?
DECEMBER 11, 2013
Apart from the usual layoffs, cost reduction, and restructuring, we have seen newspapers and magazines getting thinner, TV stations cutting back on programming, and several publications and channels are on the block. Business Standard sold its motoring magazine to Delhi Press. reading and traveling. We republish it with minor edits and updates. Sixty two! ABP Pvt.
6 Best Sites for Virtual Tour
JUNE 1, 2011
Virtual tours are the latest tools for travellers and yes even for you who are longing to be a tourist but is yet to have the budget. This site is an online travel magazine so though their offerings may not be as extensive as the others, they are nevertheless organized according to region for your convenience. Space travel is now possible anyway if you got the money.
The Continuing Evolution of the Indian PR Landscape
SEPTEMBER 23, 2015
With such a huge chunk of the audience online, it becomes increasingly important to reach them outside of the traditional ways of communicating (newspapers/magazines/TV/radio). reading and traveling. As the Indian PR landscape continues to evolve, it is fascinating to see clients adapt to the integration of digital efforts. Building the social profiles of C-suite executives.
50 Inspiring Tech Savvy Leaders Over 50
JUNE 5, 2014
Publisher, Owner Magazine ( [link] Author of The Freaks Shall Inherit the Earth. This is the me you’d meet traveling, or in a bar. Also @artistatlarge. You know what? I’m tired of hearing people say “I’m over 50, too old to understand this stuff” or similar balderdash. I’m over 50 and I get it, so can you! I’ve worked with and learned from some pretty amazing people who are just as old or older and way savvier than I am. It’s about the love of learning–among other things–that keeps us young. Follow them on Twitter, read their blogs.
Living On Planes
MARCH 8, 2013
That being said, when I watch my peers (mostly online) talk about travel, it is rarely pleasant. There are so many uncontrollable factors that make air travel impossible, it's a miracle that anyone has anything nice to say about the experience. We have turned complaining about air travel into the new, "how's the weather?" " It's as easy to complain about air travel as it is to have a conversation about the weather. How to improve your life when you travel by air: Before you go. The entire process of air travel is about lines and waiting.
The #pitchPRomise: Evolve Your Media Relations Efforts
NOVEMBER 10, 2015
would come back from business travel to stacks and stacks of magazines and newspapers sitting on my desk. By Gini Dietrich. often tell the story of how, when I started my career, we had the big, green Bacons books in the agency library. Because there weren’t copies for all 200+ of us, you would check them out of the library, copy the pages you needed, and check them back in.
The Sixth Day of Christmas: Top Six Gifts for Communicators
DECEMBER 10, 2014
It is perfection for the Instagram addict/social media star on your Christmas list. (Or, really, even for someone who likes to travel but is too shy and/or cautious to ask strangers to take their photo in front of landmarks.) Good Magazine Subscription Good communicators need to always be reading. Does everyone have the 12 Days of Christmas stuck firmly in their brains yet?? hope so!
Women Can’t Have it All? Change the Conversation!
JULY 17, 2012
travel for work. A ton. think I’m on my 15th week in a row of travel…with another eight to go before I spend one full week at home. According to the magazine, it is the highest read article they’ve ever had. The number of self-employed women has been on a steady increase during the past 30 years. Female-owned firms number 9.1 businesses. Call it what you like.
Newsflash: PR is Not Easy, Cheap or Quick
AUGUST 16, 2011
All together, fifty news magazines to inform lead opinion makers. It’s a struggle to get attention from even local tier one media in many cases, when travel budgets are low and conferences are a dime a dozen. Tweet. Within it, one section got my attention, and neatly illustrates why so many people think PR is cheap and easy. Anything less and they didn’t get us. WHAT???
Content Marketing is More Than Just Blogging
AUGUST 23, 2012
Some basic content concepts: Written word: White papers, ebooks, newsletters, electronic magazines, online articles, print books — you name it. 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. And video?
Finding What Fascinates With Julie Klam - This Week's Six Pixels Of Separation Podcast
NOVEMBER 27, 2016
It's a series that takes places across multiple InterContinental properties to tell stories that will get consumers excited about what travel brings into their lives (beyond visiting a different city or country). Julie Klam interned at Late Night with David Letterman and went on to write for the likes of Rolling Stone , Harper's Bazaar , and The New York Times Magazine. the new york times magazine. Episode #542 of Six Pixels of Separation - The Mirum Podcast is now live and ready for you to listen to. I've been a fan of her work for a long time. Julie advertising podcast.
The Nifty 50 Top Women of Twitter for 2011
MAY 3, 2011
Paul Pioneer Press as well as the Features/Travel editor for the newspaper. Jenara is an Asia-based filmmaker, organic farmer, and freelance journalist for Fast Company magazine and CNNGo, as well as a Harvard and Berkeley grad. She’s also the editor of Brain Pickings and writes regularly for Wired UK magazine, The Atlantic and Design Observer. What is it? Jennifer Aaker.
10 Book Recommendations From Team Sprout
DECEMBER 15, 2016
If you’re looking for a good travel read this holiday season, these are all fantastic choices. About the Author: Jon Gertner is an editor and technology writer at Fast Company magazine. Previously, he worked as a science, business, and economics writer at New York Times Magazine. group of traveling actors and musicians called the Traveling Symphony tours the scattered enclaves of North America, bringing entertainment and news of other settlements to these isolated communities. Here at Sprout Social, reading really is fundamental. Our Engineering Picks. 1.
How To Use Facebook Audience Insights For Better Targeting
MAY 26, 2016
Look at all pages and write down specific interests, brands, magazines, websites, organizations, community pages, famous people or anything else that might define the target audience: Another example of using using Page Likes section for targeting ideas – this time, analyzing ‘Ryan Deiss’ as an interest. Are you struggling with Facebook ads targeting? Select Your Audience.
Master New Skills: Social Media Power Tips to Be More Successful
AUGUST 22, 2016
Be a multi-faceted jewel by sharing personal information and business information in a mix that works for you and feels comfortable. A gem role model is Arianna Huffington who shares some of her travels and personal photos but doesn’t go overboard with minute personal details. Let’s face it, social media is getting more complicated as time goes on. Enter these social media power tips!
The Top #Nifty50 Women in Technology on Twitter for 2012
SEPTEMBER 10, 2012
Not only leaders in their professional lives, nearly all these women use their social profiles to express their passions outside the workplace, which range from NASCAR, art, travel, billiards, wine and music to community service, politics and, of course, family. ” She was named B2B Magazine’s 2012 Digital Marketer of Year. That will be our top focus for next year. sacevero.
The Chicken and Egg Problem of Nonprofit Social Media Measurement
NOVEMBER 27, 2013
And because you’re a nonprofit staffer, you don’t have a ton of time to dedicate to this activity because you’re also responsible for a bunch of other things–the org’s website or magazine or membership department or fundraising activities or what have you. Almost. Web analytics is basically an even playing field because Google analytics is free, as are other web stats tools. At all.
Four Types of Status Updates for Improving Social Media Engagement on Facebook and Twitter
APRIL 16, 2013
If social media is the medium or channel then social object is the content that travels that channel, passed hand to hand, mouth to ear, tweet to retweet, Like to Share. Be the Magazine, not the Advertisement. Think about magazines – they find content, quotes, articles and publish them and then wrap the promotions around that content. Which one do you use most? Channels.
10 Tips For Taking A Vacation From Social Media
FEBRUARY 22, 2012
On TV, in magazines, on the sides of buses, at work, at your kid’s soccer game, and in the bathroom stall next to you. By using the book, you’ll get back to the basics of traveling, relying less on GPS and mobile technology. I’m making the official call. Social Media is ubiquitous. It’s nearly impossible. Trust me, I tried. Just a peek… who posted what?
New Social Media Research Uncovers the Big Problem for Businesses
Convince & Convert
JANUARY 4, 2015
This is the social media equivalent of the difference between buying a magazine on a news stand once in a while when you see it in the airport (as I do with Travel & Leisure , for example) versus subscribing to a periodical to make certain it shows up at your house (as I do with The Atlantic , for instance). In Q4 2014, Hubspot released new research called The Social Lifecycle.
How to Take an Audience-Centric Approach to Content Marketing
Convince & Convert
FEBRUARY 3, 2016
Phil is a 30-something male interested in data science who enjoys city life and travels occasionally. Place content where they will find it: Fitfluential, Runner World, or Shape Magazine. One of a marketer’s goals is to make meaningful connections with consumers. This is also one our biggest challenges. highlight to tweet). Case Study: The Wide Appeal of Fitbit. Healthcare.
Is PR Afraid to Earn Media?
MAY 7, 2015
Media Influencer Report The D S Simon 2015 Media Influencer Report found 76 percent of digital producers and journalists affiliated with the digital outlets of television and radio stations, newspapers, magazine, media sites, and bloggers reported using outside produced video. Travel stories have business angles. Isn’t that a little weird? Far from it. What’s there to be afraid of?
B2B Marketers Are Humans, Too
Convince & Convert
APRIL 2, 2015
Last fall, content management system Squarespace (which recently garnered attention for its memorable Jeff Bridges Super Bowl ad ) partnered with social merchandising company The Hundreds to support a traveling street art online documentary series about graffiti artist Hanksy. The brand wasn’t targeting consumers, but transport companies. Why should consumers have all the fun?
The Spin Sucks Blogging Process
APRIL 16, 2012
almost always read American Way , the American Airlines in-flight magazine, when I’m on a plane. But, cycling training begins a week from today and I’m traveling every week from now until eternity. Last week, Mitch Joel wrote a blog post called, “ Watching Me Blog.” And, let’s be real, it’s a pretty easy blog post for me to write. Pre-Blogging.