Social Media and Travel
Social Media Marketing
JANUARY 26, 2012
Whether it's at an airport, on a train or in a car, you're mobile and your digital life is mobile too. 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. travel social media trends Twitter
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.
Across the USA by Train… With Kids and For $0
Techipedia: Tamar Weinberg
FEBRUARY 29, 2016
However, another viral post stemmed my desire to write about my own train experience. Last year, Derek Low shared his experience traveling across the US by train for $213. The max speed any of our trains was allowed to go was 110mph along the Northeast Corridor (NEC). Amtrak has a guest rewards program that allows points, or miles, to be redeemed for rail travel.
Gin and Topics: A New MySpace and a Toy Train in Space
SEPTEMBER 28, 2012
After 25 weeks (yes, more than six months) of back-to-back travel, I am home for 24 glorious days! If any of you want me to travel, pack, or drive anywhere in the next 24 days, the answer will categorically be no. Toy Train in Space. This is freaking cool! A man took his son’s train and sent it into space attached to a balloon and a video camera. I am so excited!
All Aboard! @Tom_Peters on the “S-Train” Imperative #socbiz
Blue Focus Marketing
JANUARY 7, 2014
”Get aboard the “S-train” or else. Got your ticket to the S-Train? Since our last post on him, Tom Peters has come up with a pretty handy metaphor for how all these social business components come together: The S-Train ! Social Organization (SO) : This is the S-Train itself, the vessel that gets you from point A to point B. SM/Social Media.
Grab Your Ticket for the 2015 ProBlogger Training Event
MARCH 19, 2015
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
Time Management for Travel Bloggers … and Others
JANUARY 26, 2011
This guest post is written by Matthew Kepnes of Nomadic Matt’s Travel Site. spend my time traveling the world and working as I go. But unlike most other digital nomads, I don’t move to a city for a few months, live and work there. I run a travel blog so I’m constantly on the move. Balancing life and travel is a hard task when you’re constantly being pulled outside for activities, while the demands of running your own business keep you inside. Meeting new people and traveling to new destinations often becomes more important than work. Finance.
12 Visual Content Marketing Ideas that Get Shared Like Mad
JANUARY 20, 2016
Sharing stories of travel, corporate and customer events. 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. In case you haven’t noticed, the world is turning visual. Social media levels the playing field. iTunes.
Social Media During Emergencies
OCTOBER 28, 2012
City, State and Federal Agencies should incorporate public training: Last year I participated in CERT (Citizens Emergency Response Training). I was shocked to see that there was no training built into the class about using social media during a diaster. Twitter training should be incorporated into CERT training and response training. And those same people maybe wondering what just happened to their travel plans ( flying out tonight, anyone? ). wasn’t alone. Evacuees throughout the state were convening online and offline.
A Ticket To Discovery
NOVEMBER 30, 2012
My car drove alongside the train track down towards the highway heading to the airport for my early morning flight. This train track connects many suburbs to the downtown core of Montreal. Montreal is known for its subway system (we call it the metro), but it also has these trains. It's also silent and runs below the street level in my area as it descends into the tunnel that connects to our central train station in the core of the city. The train ride is about five minutes. My guess is that those on the train don't know what traffic is. Take the train.
Social Media Training Programs | Spin Sucks
SEPTEMBER 16, 2010
Since that first meeting, she’s gone out on her own to start Fetch Plus and now travels the world as she splits her time between the U.S. She asks, “What types of training programs can companies institute to help establish proper social media programs for their company? There are a few steps I recommend a company taking when creating a social media training program.
ProBlogger Training Event Tickets are Available to Purchase Now
MARCH 2, 2014
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. Plus I had a chance to learn more about that region of Australia with Tourism Australia and fellow travel bloggers. ProBlogger Training Event Tickets are Available to Purchase Now. You can get your tickets here.
Work from Home: Four Tips to Get In-Person Interaction
SEPTEMBER 23, 2015
love TRX training. The great part about TRX training is that it leverages your gravity and body weight for strength training, which works well for me since it’s about all I can manage. Plus, it usually allows me to do one of my favorite things—travel! By Lubna Sadik. Last week Corina Manea wrote about the benefits of working from home and I couldn’t agree more.
Want Success? Then Work Hard!
JUNE 21, 2013
asked how they train. You have to travel. Reality Athletes book commitment edit ethic everyday NFL regimen success train Type A work write Image by JD Hancock. Last week I spoke at the All Sports United Summit at NCAA headquarters in Indianapolis. It was a great time, and I got to meet several current and former athletes who have built foundations to better their communities.
The New Employee Experience (EX) @MNBurgess to Deliver @Conferenceboard on 5/28 #SocBiz
Blue Focus Marketing
MAY 11, 2015
But whereas in previous eras a brand’s footprint was more akin to the large, weighty strides of the mythological bigfoot, today’s social business should strive to be more like the millipede —where the coordinated efforts of each employee helps create a brand that is both nimble and well-traveled. Register for the Creating, Managing and Evaluating the Digital Workplace seminar today! David C.
New Media Artist-in-Residence Program for Lanai
Bare Feet Studios
FEBRUARY 10, 2011
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.
Social Media Network Marketing
JANUARY 24, 2008
Sonographic technology is also expected to evolve rapidly, and implementing new sonographic procedures when they become economically viable will further the demand for well-trained sonographers. Request complementary information from these schools and start your training today! medical-career-training.com helps people find the right schools in popular medical careers. These days with customers / patients looking out for good treatment and proper medical care is on the growing side. So you have lots of opportunities.
Trends That Should Be a Part of Your Social Media Marketing Training in the Coming Year
DECEMBER 26, 2013
So it will also help to make your in-house team aware of the newest Google algorithms rolled in, the latest popular social media that customers are spending their time on and ways to make their social media training go a long way. Make your team aware of these new trends, work them into your digital marketing campaigns and maximize your social media training. Sources: . Social Media
Alicia and Keren Take Social Media Workshop To Brighton
APRIL 28, 2012
long journeys and quiet train carriages are ideal brainstorming spots. Emma and Esme took a day away from their clients and travelled to London to invest in their business because they couldn’t get the reliable information on social media they needed in Brighton. Keren and I are at it again. This time taking our popular, sell out social media workshop to Brighton !
Provide a Successful Customer Experience in Times of Crisis
OCTOBER 26, 2015
To travel is to encounter travel mishap. And that’s why organizations can define themselves—in good ways and bad—based on the customer experience management they provide during times of travel chaos. As I told Gini Dietrich , sometimes it’s nice to have bad travel luck, if only because everyone treats you like a princess. By Laura Petrolino. It won’t happen.
Meet Team Sprout: Jordan, Product Education Specialist
JUNE 23, 2016
While she didn’t start out in this role, Jordan’s interest in education and training grew during her time at Sprout Social. We lead webinars for customers as well as new feature trainings and new hire training for our team. also lead onboarding and training for new members of the Sales and Success Teams. developed a passion for training along the way. Team Sprou
Four Secrets of Successful Hashtag Marketing
APRIL 28, 2015
keep up with what they are doing through training, competition, and so on through our team hashtag. Thus #Tweetameet was born creating a user-generated, crowded-sourced travel guide through hashtag marketing. They then worked together to produce and tweet travel tips on the destination using hashtag #tweetameet. Just like selfies, hashtags are so often used obtrusively.
From Couch To 5K: Why Lindsay Allen Runs
OCTOBER 12, 2010
When I heard she was training for her first-ever 5K race and trying to raise funds for Special Olympics Michigan in the process, I asked her to tell me more. When she’s not working with words, Lindsay enjoys baking (she’s known in many circles for her cookies), cooking, photography, wine and craft beer, traveling, blogging , and, most recently, running. Until July, that is. Why give?
Linkedin Replaces Applications With Features
JANUARY 29, 2013
Some of these go waaay back in my training days and I really only see the need to show the most recent. Here are the applications that may be automatically moved into your profile when Linkedin updates yours to the new system: My Travel by TripIt. Now some of those applications are being replaced and the site is slowly moving accounts to the new system. Legal Updates by JD Supra.
AUGUST 24, 2010
Therefore I have nothing to share with you today. I was riding this morning, trying valiantly to come up with a topic for today’s blog and my mind was blank the entire time (well, that’s not entirely true – I was thinking, “Don’t get dropped. Don’t get dropped. Don’t get dropped ). So my apologies, but I’ll be back at it tomorrow! Leave a comment!
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. Doing business in 2013 is going to be a whole lot easier if you can take your business with you on the road. If you have some must-have apps for your business, why not share ‘em in the comments? Expensify. Dropbox.
150 Bloggers Pack Melbourne Hotel for ProBlogger Training Day
AUGUST 10, 2010
One week ago today in Melbourne the first ever ProBlogger training day took place. Brendans Blog – ProBlogger Training Day Wrap-up and Part 2. Nuffnang Better Blogging Tips from ProBlogger Training Day. Would You Travel 1846 miles for this man? 150 Bloggers Pack Melbourne Hotel for ProBlogger Training Day. Finding Readers. Monetization. Share This.
Cam Conversation: Business Travel to Hawaii, NextLevelHI, Facebook.
Bare Feet Studios
MAY 6, 2010
You’ll see a small attempt at that at the end. Over time you will see many different forms and iterations of these web cam chats as I am using them to explore both my interactions with you, the visitor, but also the technology available to us. I am not seeing my voice in sync with my lips – do you see that glitch too? Please leave me a comment. Hawai?i Our dog Lexi does!
6 Powerful Social Media Lessons from Tourism that will Boost Your Brand
JUNE 4, 2016
There’s no doubt that tourism and travel can generate great content – I mean it’s an awesome topic (who doesn’t like travel!). When I was ready to travel I clicked straight back to that page and found the accommodation booking form. We can learn a lot from the Tourism Industry when it comes to Social Media Smarts. . But it’s simply not true.
The Continuing Evolution of the Indian PR Landscape
SEPTEMBER 23, 2015
other passions include singing (professionally trained for over a decade!), reading and traveling. As the Indian PR landscape continues to evolve, it is fascinating to see clients adapt to the integration of digital efforts. For example, a press event is not restricted to just calling reporters on the ground. Building the social profiles of C-suite executives. Twitter chats.
The Eight PR Up-and-Comers
DECEMBER 15, 2014
She has her own business, where she focuses on travel and tourism. To train for the Disney marathon next month, Stephanie ran 22 miles in the Cincinnati weather this past weekend. By Gini Dietrich. Friday afternoon, I posted on Facebook that I was looking for the PR up-and-comers and received nearly 150 comments. The Eight PR Up-and-Comers. Liza Butcher. Betsy Decillis. Taylor Masura.
50 Inspiring Tech Savvy Leaders Over 50
JUNE 5, 2014
Let’s talk about networked approaches & social media for training and capacity building for the nonprofit sector that leverage learning and impact. 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. Follow them on Twitter, read their blogs.
The Uber Issues Cannot Be Fixed by PR
NOVEMBER 20, 2014
It’s a beautiful thing, particularly if you live in a big city or travel to one. ” It’s also great when you’re traveling because you don’t have to worry about how you’ll get places. By Gini Dietrich Yesterday I spoke at the PRSA Chicago monthly luncheon. It was awesome because I was in my own hometown (yay!) and I was among my peeps. What is Uber?
Four Ways to Break the Overservice Habit
SEPTEMBER 11, 2012
Instead, Michael Stern and I traveled the country, setting up tents, lugging boxes of juice around, and providing little cups of juice to hundreds of thousands of tourist. I was super buff that year because those boxes were heavy. Give account managers support and training on how to manage budgets. We do a ton of internal training on this. Learning the Business.
Facebook: Improving Employee Communications?
JANUARY 8, 2013
other passions include singing (professionally trained for over a decade!), reading and traveling. Whether you want to go for coffee, meet a friend or keep yourself posted on your friends’ birthdays, Facebook is where today’s generation updates each other by sharing the minutest details of their lives on the platform. An organization’s strength lies in its people.
The Spin Sucks Inquisition: Shonali Burke
FEBRUARY 6, 2015
Or how she met her husband online and he traveled to India to meet her and they got married immediately. And, if you ever need someone to do training for your organization , she is spending a lot of time on that side of her business this year so you should call her! By Gini Dietrich If you don’t already know Shonali Burke, this Inquisition will push you over the edge.
Definition of Introvert -- What is an Introvert?
Buzz Marketing for Technology
OCTOBER 10, 2008
Work Hard, Travel Easy The best tips for business travelers. Dog Care Get tips on training and caring for dogs of all ages. 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. In fact, being shy has little to do with being an introvert!
On Twitter, Social Listening and Southern Hospitality
SEPTEMBER 17, 2012
I just got back from a trip to Atlanta where I did some training on social media with a group of fortune 50 corporate travel partners for a major banking institution. It was a social media speaker’s dream, as the next day I was to talk about how to use social media when you’re traveling. Here’s the thread on Twitter through a Storify post. Awesome. Gosh, really?
Apartment Marketing Predictions 2014: The New Breed Speaks
DECEMBER 5, 2013
Jonathan Saar, VP of Marketing & Educational Solutions, Training Factor . Today Google Carousel only covers travel, hospitality, and restaurant queries, but I have a feeling Google will expand their categories into real estate and rentals, which would be an awesome opportunity for our industry to gain that top placement across the carousel. 2014 is upon us. Hart .
Keep Calm And Carry On - 5 Steps To Getting Rid Of Stress And Anxiety
NOVEMBER 28, 2013
Stop time travelling. He''s all that and more. I can''t remember where I read it, but James was talking about stressing out (something he knows a ton about) and he reframed that deep and dark moment by asking himself if he''s time travelling or not. Yes, time travel. They''re time travelling (or as he says: "Don''t get lost in the future. Stop time travelling.
Monday Roundup: PRSA Counselors Academy 2015
MAY 4, 2015
Emergency surgery prevented me from traveling to Laguna this past week for PRSA Counselors Academy 2015 … gah! Training, Networking and Developing Your Personal Academy. Emergencies never happen at a convenient time, do they? However, since I’m there in spirit, I figured I’d help you get to know some of the presenters in this week’s roundup. 1. And why?
50,000 Thoughts, and Blogging Ain’t One of ‘Em
MARCH 18, 2016
I’ve been traveling all week in Athens, Ohio. It’s about all I can do to not go out there and be the traveling equivalent of the curmudgeon who yells at you to get off his lawn. She is also the founder of The Social PR Virtuoso™ , which provides online, on-demand training that helps you unleash your inner Social PR superhero. Yay for quiet hotel rooms (except on St.
“You Have To Love People”: The Shashi Bellamkonda Interview
DECEMBER 23, 2011
My point is news used to travel at “the speed of sound” even without the internet and now social media tools have made it possible to communicate quicker and to a larger audience. love …Trains. To thousands of people across this country and in many parts of the world – Shashi and Network Solutions are one and the same thing. See what I mean by the humility. LinkedIn.