How to Stay on Top of Online Marketing While Traveling
JULY 13, 2016
Modern technology means marketing has gone mobile, and so have the marketers. This new era has opened up the opportunity to live a life of excitement, travel, and adventure. Jordan Fried shares how to be on top of your online marketing while traveling. The post How to Stay on Top of Online Marketing While Traveling appeared first on Spin Sucks.
Marketing, Time Travel and Dr Who
MAY 16, 2012
It strikes me that it is an example of the power of time travel in marketing! Photo's are the ultimate time travel accessory. Photo's therefore are like the ultimate Dr Who time travel box. It is not whether you are in the photo, it is whether the photo triggers the time travel. Marketing Social Media dr who time travel social media marketing pinterest
46 Travel Tools to Optimize Your Next Vacation
Convince & Convert
MAY 30, 2012
As we bathe in the memory of friends, family and BBQ over this week’s Memorial Day holiday, our minds are now tuned up and ready to hit our favorite travel season – summer. While there are literally thousands of online tools and apps to help you plan the perfect retreat, here’s my top 46 list I hope will make your travel season one that’s effortless, fun and filled with great memories.
5 Events for Busy Entrepreneurs Who Love Traveling
SEPTEMBER 4, 2012
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. Events organized by this group include everything from salsa dancing to social media marketing seminars, ensuring that there is an activity to suit you no matter your tastes.
Why You Should NOT Start a Travel Blog
FEBRUARY 3, 2015
This is a guest contribution from travel blogger Chris Appleford. From the moment we made the decision to sell everything we own and travel the world indefinitely, we wanted to have our own travel blog. Everyone who starts a travel blog will tell you they’re “doing it to keep their friends and family back home up to speed with what adventures they’ve been getting up to”.
Why Content Marketing Fails
MAY 27, 2015
Before I talk about why content marketing fails, I want to talk about Barbie. All that said, I’m not here to hold up Barbie Magazine as an example of a content marketing win. I’d argue if you’re thinking about doing your content marketing in the style of Barbie Magazine , you’re looking at exhibit A of why content marketing fails. This is how content marketing wins.
4 Mistakes Marketers Make With Mobile Facebook Ads
AUGUST 18, 2016
And marketers have taken notice: According to eMarketer , mobile will account for more than 62 percent of digital ad spending in 2016. For example, you can show ads to consumers who are traveling or vacationing in a specific area with messaging or offers relevant to their situation. And while historically call conversions haven’t been something most digital marketers given much thought to, that has begun to change thanks to smartphones and click-to-call functionality. You can combine targeting options to show ads to previous visitors who are also travelling in your area.
4 Technology Conferences to Create Your Traveling Schedule for 2013
JANUARY 11, 2013
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.
The Importance of Music In Marketing Campaigns
JULY 20, 2016
Music in marketing has the power to move an audience in ways other mediums can’t. The post The Importance of Music In Marketing Campaigns appeared first on Spin Sucks. 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. Eddie Newquist has more.
Four Secrets of Successful Hashtag Marketing
APRIL 28, 2015
By Laura Petrolino #hashtags Love them or hate them, despite many who might wish to the contrary, hashtag marketing isn’t going away any time soon. If it doesn’t make sense based on one of the hashtag marketing Cs—and in context of your business goals—#leaveitout Hashtag Marketing for Conversation One of the most frequent ways consumers use hashtags is for conversation.
7 Facebook Marketing Case Studies
MAY 19, 2013
Learn some inventive ways to integrate Facebook into your social media marketing strategy. Every day, businesses are inspired to bring creative marketing ideas to life on Facebook in ways that have a real impact on their bottom line. Results: 100% increase in sales for travel packages coming from Facebook. Facebook Marketing Social Media Social Media Marketing Case study
How to Get Creative with Influencer Marketing
FEBRUARY 24, 2015
By Lauren Jung According to recent studies, 74 percent of global marketers will use influencer marketing as part of their marketing strategy in the next 12 months. As this form of marketing continues to pick up steam though, brands and PR professionals need to get creative with their campaigns or run the risk of blending in with the crowd.
For Travel Destinations: Working Well with Bloggers
Bare Feet Studios
JANUARY 5, 2011
I am producing a social media marketing campaign for the island of Lānaʻi, here in Hawaii. Today I want to share with you some tips I have put together for the destination partners, which apply to any type of social marketing with bloggers. 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. HowTo News Social Media #SBOSM barefeetstudios bloggers engagement hawaii smcjournal smcobserver tourism travel visitlanaiProgram Overview.
How to Use Social Media to Plan Your Next Vacation
Ignite Social Media
MAY 18, 2016
Well since that isn’t possible yet the travel industry is trying it’s best to make it faster, easier and worry free to plan your next vacation. Plus, by creating a travel board for each destination, it helps you keep in mind all of the things you want to do, see and eat on your vacation. It’ll also give you cost efficient ways to travel to your dream destination. It is!
Remember Where You Came From When Traveling Social Media
Diva Marketing Blog
SEPTEMBER 17, 2012
To put it in marketing terms, do we even remember to take brand values into consideration? Or One of my all time favorite things to do is walk-the-beach in the morning. (I also like to walk-the-city.). A few weeks ago I was visiting my family in Massachusetts. Lucky me that my cousins have a beautiful home a block from the ocean. . Welcome to our world.". That's where it can get tricky. Walking
Travelers Are My Biggest Complaint?
NOVEMBER 24, 2010
This Thanksgiving I’m not thankful for holiday travelers. Did you read this report on CNN ? It is so true. It’s not the delays, the incompetent attendants, or the cramped airplane seats that annoy me; it’s other travelers! Tags: Cause Marketing Marketing Online Marketing donate holidays malaria mosquito squad online challenge thankful Thanksgiving
Four Tips for Bloggers Who Want to Work with the Travel Industry
NOVEMBER 15, 2011
People are attracted to travel blogging for a lot of reasons. Still others are attracted to the niche travel blogoshpere for the sheer love of travel, and any partnerships with the travel industry are a bonus. While it is possible for a successful travel blogger to participate in media trips, the way we interact with the travel industry is key to our long-term success. After all, many of us operate our travel blog just like any other blog: it’s a business and the relationships we make with industry are not just important, they’re vital. Period.
Best Internet Marketing Posts of 2011
Techipedia: Tamar Weinberg
JANUARY 5, 2012
In January of 2011, I said that I’d make our Internet Marketing Posts of 2011 subscriber only. This year, I am pleased to bring back our Best Internet Marketing Posts of 2011 thanks to an excellent sponsor, HubSpot. HubSpot has recently launched a most amazing Marketing Grader tool to help you measure the effectiveness of your website. Marketing Automation. Enjoy!
The New Rules of Social Marketing and PR
Convince & Convert
NOVEMBER 24, 2015
Who would have thought getting fired from a major real-time information company would lead to a hugely successful career in marketing? He currently travels the world acting as an adviser to emerging transformative companies and speaking at conferences, expos, meetings, and just about anywhere with a podium. How over-zealous influencer marketing can actually alienate your audience.
Niche Travel Blogging Demystified
FEBRUARY 2, 2011
This guest post is by Matthew Kepnes of Nomadic Matt’s Travel Site. If you look at all the travel blogs out there, you’ll notice many common themes. People tend to write a blog that falls into an overarching category like cruises, backpacking, solo travel, or digital nomad travel. Some of them want to make a living, and most would just love for their blog to pay for their travels. The worst mistake. A few weeks ago, a travel blogger I read said that we travel bloggers should look to companies like Lonely Planet and be like them. Don’t follow.
Facebook’s New Ad Products for Brick-and-Mortar Retailers
JUNE 14, 2016
Store locator allows Facebook users to quickly access a map displaying the locations of a retailer’s physical store locations, as well as information including address, hours, phone number, website and estimated travel time to reach those stores. Without leaving the ad or app, they can view the address, hours, phone number, website and estimated travel time for each store.
Marketing in the Round is Here!
MAY 14, 2012
We already knew we think alike, putting business goals ahead of anything else through our marketing and communication programs. Introducing Marketing in the Round. Marketing in the Round describes how to do all of these things. If you’re not in Chicago, see when we’re in your city (or learn about new cities added) by visiting Marketing in the Round. Trust me.
Is SMS Marketing Still a Viable Strategy?
Techipedia: Tamar Weinberg
DECEMBER 20, 2011
As most brands and organizations now have a mobile optimized version of their website, the focus is now on encouraging users to travel to your site and interact with the brand itself in order to push increased revenue. Experienced marketers will tell you that customers are much more likely to respond to campaigns that engage them on a personal level. SMS, really? Why it Works.
102 Compelling Social Media and Online Marketing Stats and Facts for 2012 (and 2013)
JANUARY 2, 2013
With 92% of companies now incorporating social media into their marketing efforts, it’s no longer sufficient to just “be there” on social networks. Today’s most effective marketers are optimizing content across channels, coordinating search and social marketing activities with traditional PR, and measuring their web presence and performance with sophistication.
Online Marketing 101 for Entrepreneurs
SEPTEMBER 2, 2014
Past entrepreneurs used to rely on traditional marketing, such as billboard or newspaper advertising, but today’s platform resides squarely on social media. When you actively engage people, they feel more comfortable with your brand and look for it subconsciously on their daily travels. Business & Marketing entrepreneurs entrepreneurship Online Marketing
19 More Outstanding Social Media Marketing Guides
JANUARY 13, 2015
While social media marketing has become commonplace, questions about how to optimize the use of social channels and networks, and how to stand out from the crowd, remain. This follow-up post answers several more, such as: what are the best social networks for b2b social media marketing? Five Simple Rules for B2B Social Media Marketing Success by Marissa’s Picks.
B2B Marketers Are Humans, Too
Convince & Convert
APRIL 2, 2015
In their haste to produce marketing messages that demonstrate the value of their products and services, many companies default to the text-heavy, jargon-loaded, spec-focused content they relied on in the analog days. B2B marketers, however, are just as hungry for engaging messaging as their B2C counterparts and deserving of content that’s driven by utility and enjoyment.
Alicia Travels: Farm & More Event, Edinburgh
JANUARY 27, 2012
This includes producers of fantastic local and artisan foods , owners of farm shops and the ever popular farmer’s markets , parks and ‘ pick your own ‘ farms who offer great family days out. News Business benefits of Twitter Facebook for business Internet Marketing Services LinkedIn for business social media for business social media presentations
30 Remarkable Content Marketing Facts and Statistics for 2013 (and 2014)
DECEMBER 10, 2013
Content marketing has become ubiquitous, with 93% of B2B marketers now using it. And it continues to expand: 82% of marketers plan to increase their budgets for content marketing in 2014. In addition, nearly half of marketers say they are unable to measure the value of their content marketing efforts. Which content marketing tactics are most popular?
5 Attention Grabbing Twitter Marketing Tactics for Non-profits
OCTOBER 21, 2015
With hundreds of thousands of tweets being shared every day, maintaining visibility and driving engagement become key challenges for most Twitter marketers. She writes extensively about social media and content marketing. Her other areas of interests include business and travel. Twitter is perhaps one of the fastest-moving social platforms. Tools like Canva and Easel.ly
Apartment Marketing Predictions 2014: The New Breed Speaks
DECEMBER 5, 2013
Here’s some of the top players in apartment marketing sounding off on what’s important. Mark Juleen, VP Marketing, J.C. This will be the year for Google+. I’ve been bullish since day one, but for marketers we may see a shift away from Facebook, or other platforms, and more effort over on G+. Content Marketing/Brand Journalism is the new way. Hart .
Four Step Process to Create an Integrated Marketing Campaign
JUNE 13, 2012
It used to be all we had to worry about was advertising, public relations, and direct marketing. Then we added websites and email marketing. It’s no wonder we have no idea how to integrate the marketing disciplines, what to measure, or when to use which tools (or if at all). Do you have several people working on marketing, or is it just you? Where do you start?
7 Pillars of Solid Influencer Marketing Programs
APRIL 15, 2016
As more and more brands jump on the influencer marketing bandwagon, how they structure influencer programs and communications is becoming increasingly important. It’s usually at least some combination of the first two, but if you’re not clear about what it is you’re looking for, your influencer marketing program will be off to a rocky start. Create content? Share it?
4 Studies on the State of Influencer Marketing
Convince & Convert
DECEMBER 30, 2015
read influencer marketing blogs and newsletters every day. There is always good research coming out in the world of marketing, but in the past few weeks, the quantity and quality of data published has increased greatly. Two studies were recently released on influencer marketing revealing what makes for successful influencer outreach. The Rising Influence of Mom Bloggers.
How to Take an Audience-Centric Approach to Content Marketing
Convince & Convert
FEBRUARY 3, 2016
One of a marketer’s goals is to make meaningful connections with consumers. Content marketing is meant to be a strategic way to reach and attract a defined audience. have a Fitbit, and Phil has a Fitbit. I am a 30-something female interested in marketing, sailing, and exploring the great outdoors (so Canadian). Phil This is also one our biggest challenges. Healthcare.
12 Visual Content Marketing Ideas that Get Shared Like Mad
JANUARY 20, 2016
The days of only using textual content marketing to build your brand, attract, inspire, engage and empower your audience and customers are long gone. If you are only using textual marketing you are already falling behind. As humans we are bombarded by marketing and media everywhere we look. Every brand, every marketer and human has an opportunity to be the media. Social
Microsoft and LinkedIn: A Primer for Social Marketers
JUNE 13, 2016
Now, let’s break down the facts of this acquisition, the implications for Microsoft and LinkedIn, and what it means for you as a social marketer. Here is LinkedIn’s company description: LinkedIn connects the world’s professionals to make them more productive and successful and transforms the way companies hire, market, and sell. What it Means for You, the Marketer.