From Social Sharing to Creative Collaboration

Social Media Marketing

From advertising to customer service and from human resources to corporate giving, news travels at the speed of now --and the conduit through which it travels is the group that used to be quaintly referred to as "the common people." A Move toward Collaborative Production?

Top 10 Travel Marketing Conferences of 2017


We’ve put together our list of the 10 must-attend travel marketing conferences of 2017 for anyone looking to network with top travel professionals, learn about emerging trends, and build out an innovative tourism marketing strategy that speaks to today’s travelers. The NY Times Travel Show : New York City, NY (January 27 – 29 2017). Eye for Travel : San Francisco, CA (April 24-27 2017). Digital Travel Summit : Henderson, NV (May 8-10 2017).

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Walking the Content Road Less Traveled

Waxing UnLyrical

Ready to make some magic by walking the content road less traveled? And that, I think, is the point at which we need to stop, collaborate and listen … to our instincts. Twitter Facebook Google+ LinkedIn Walking the Content Road Less Traveled. Hey, Content Strategist!

How to Pitch Your Dream Company for a Win/Win/Win Blogging Collaboration [Case Study]


I obviously live in Australia, I love living here (and travelling around the country), and my audience always asks me questions about Australia—many have expressed a desire to visit. I’d love to hear your own stories about reaching out for dream collaborations.

9 Productivity Tools I Use to Run My Company

Convince & Convert

Sprout Social For our team, this is the more collaborative side of our social posting and engagement program. It totally organizes your entire travel life for you. Those are the nine we use most for time saving and collaboration.

Building a New Kind of Cruise Community

Waxing UnLyrical

We just launched our travel tech start-up, Cruiseable , three weeks ago after a year of work. I love to cruise, but it’s frustrating that there’s no site or app to help me discover the wide assortment of cruises that are a good match for my travel style and budget – and to help me book the right voyage to the right destinations. I know that my peers in the digital generations don’t want to traipse down to a storefront to spend an hour with a travel agent. Guest Post by J.D.

Twitter Helps Its Muslim Users Celebrate Ramadan

SocialTimes Twitter

billion times , on and off Twitter–adding that the most discussed topics include food, travel and shopping–and she provided details on the social network’s offerings for this year’s Ramadan.

Do You Know Your Employees? Social Intranets As The New Talent Management System

SocMed Sean

People Social Tech Workplace collaboration intranet knowledge management search social networking talent managementTweet Sean R.

5 Luxurious Technology Events for this Autumn


Learn better means of risk management, scientific and collaborative approaches in the technology industry, discover the latest lean startups and a lot more. Business & Marketing 5 events for busy entrepreneurs events for entrepreneurs events for traveling entrepreneurs

Collaborating and Investing in Green Innovations | Justin Levy

Justin Levy

Justin Levy Marketing and Social Media Home About Archives Contact Disclosures Newsletter Speaking Collaborating and Investing in Green Innovations Written on April 20, 2010 by Justin Levy in environmental , innovation 11 Comments - Leave a comment!

Summary of New Media Artist-in-Residence Program

Bare Feet Studios

This is the second time I have worked for MVB and they are so willing to get out there and do what it takes to keep Maui Nui a top travel destination! Be sure to read this summary over at Media Post and listen to my interview on the This Week in Travel.

Finding Space

Twist Image

Even though we have two Twist Image offices in different cities that I spend quite a bit of time in (if I'm not travelling, my days are usually spent in one of the two offices), for some reason, I consider my MacBook Pro my "real" office. collaboration. apple architecture collaboration computer connectivity creativity ideation industrialdesign laptop macbookpro marketer mobiledevice mobility office studio tablet theeconomist thegreatuntethering thenewoases work working

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An Overview of the Digital Nomad Lifestyle

Koka Sexton

Wouldn’t you like to travel the world while making enough money to enjoy each day? They are free to travel the world while working on the road. While traveling, digital nomads constantly meet other people and learn about their local cultures. Freedom to Travel.

IBM SJ 45-4 | Ethnographic study of collaborative knowledge work

Buzz Marketing for Technology

IBM Research: Collaborative User Experience. IBM alphaWorks: Collaborative Development Environments. Business Collaboration Volume 45, Number 4, 2006. Ethnographic study of collaborative knowledge work. We present an ethnographic study in which we examine the ways collaborative knowledge work gets done in a process-oriented environment. These workers rely on the ability to work collaboratively, leverage relationship capital, and deliver new solutions.


Cool Nonprofit Jobs This Week – May 24


The Senior Director, Marketing & Communications is an experienced and skilled leader who is creative, strategic, works collaboratively and operates well in a fast-paced environment. Travel within the U.S.

The New Rules of Social Marketing and PR

Convince & Convert

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 unguarded, collaborative networking with peers in your industry can lead to success for your own business.

How a Collaborative Critique Changed My Brand … and My Future #QLDBLOG


Upon arriving home in Colorado from Australia, I procrastinated a bit on changing our nicknamed bylines, even though my business partners agreed that it was a good idea—not only to make it more understandable to our readers, but to further our own personal brands as travel writers. I’m proud of my blog posts about family travel, romantic escapes, and girlfriend getaways on The Vacation Gals, and I’m so glad that my own name is clearly associated with my work moving forward.

9 Reasons Why Hilton’s Social Media Strategy Succeeds

Simply Measured

The Buyer’s Journey for the Travel and Hospitality Industry (and What Hilton Gets Right). Social media has impacted the Travel and Hospitality industry in a huge way. travel site visits come from mobile, and Instagram is primarily a mobile-specific platform.

Hot Association Jobs This Week – April 19


Fulbright Scholars travel to 165 countries to teach, research, and engage in ways that promote peace and understanding. Here are some cool jobs, hand-picked by me, that you can find via the SocialFish job board !

Autumn Transitions

Adam Cohen

You know who you are and I can’t thank all of you enough for the support and collaboration. Those who know me know I have spent much of the last several years on the road, and while no opportunity is zero travel, this actually gives me an excuse to be in town regularly.

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17 Productivity Tools for the Ultimate Business Gain

Techipedia: Tamar Weinberg

Ever needed to give a demo of a product and couldn’t travel into an office to give it to them? Their PRO/family plan affords you multiple access points, so you can connect your home PC and your travel laptop or whatever else. Want to do more internal collaboration these days?

The Continuing Evolution of the Indian PR Landscape

Waxing UnLyrical

This initiative was undertaken by Google India in collaboration with (compare this to the White House’s We the People effort). reading and traveling.

How AirBnB Thrives on User Generated Content


In less than a decade since its launch, AirBnB marketing has taken over the travel and hospitality industry, becoming the third-largest online accommodation seller worldwide, according to Phocuswright.

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Change Happens. Are you ready?


The direction of travel of an organization is set by its senior executives and is overseen by a board. It’s also about creativity, transparency, collaboration and buy-in – it’s a team effort. Guest post by Stuart Easton. —————-.

What Your Brand Can Learn from Casper’s Instagram Account

Simply Measured

The most engaging post in the data period for the brand involved their collaboration with One:Night, the travel app, transforming the historic Austin Motel into an interactive travel experience between March 10th-14th, during SXSW, when finding a place to stay in Austin can be a total nightmare.

Drafting My Next Job Description

Ari Herzog

You will work on public policy issues in collaboration with cross-functional directors and coalition partners in the region and around the world. Collaborate with our stakeholders, keeping them informed and engaged. Demonstrated ability to work collaboratively with diverse teams and interface effectively with internal and external stakeholders. Willingness to travel.

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5 Google Chrome Extensions Every Digital Nomad Needs

Koka Sexton

Not only does the extension allow you to schedule messages to be sent (which is incredibly useful when you are travelling or corresponding with someone in a different timezone), but it also allows you to track messages and schedule reminders right inside Gmail.

Urban Communication: The Curious Speech of Cities

Waxing UnLyrical

Traveling helps me clear my head. A social media enthusiast, Andrea uses digital media to chronicle her travels in and around the Balkans. I moved to Kosovo in 2012 to get out of my comfort zone.

Social Media Hitchhiking: Audi Sends College Student Cross-Country Using Only Digital Networks

The Realtime Report

Rule’s assignment was to travel across the country – from Boston to San Francisco - without spending any money (ok, there was a $100 emergency fund) by using social media to coordinate free rides and places to stay.

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What’s Your Work Ethic? An Argument for Remote Employees

Techipedia: Tamar Weinberg

Email is still a pretty ubiquitous method of chatting with people around the world whether for business or pleasure, and new collaboration tools such as Slack and HipChat create always-on virtual meeting experiences. We live in a connected culture.

How to Use Instagram Search & Explore to Boost Your Instagram Marketing

Buffer Social

There are also several other ways you can use Instagram’s Search and Explore for your business — finding the best hashtags to use, engaging your fans , and finding influencers to collaborate with. Interviews, collaborations, and takeovers.

6 Powerful Social Media Lessons from Tourism that will Boost Your Brand

Socially Sorted

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.

Use of Social Media to Inspiration for All Businesses


Great opportunities in a collaborative social media strategy. Considering all the content Southwest Airlines create to maintain its presence, a collaborative approach is vital for the company.

Pinterest for Business?

Janet Fouts

Let’s say you are in the wine industry and you’ve created boards for sustainable wine making, your wines, Sonoma valley travel and wine accessories. Collaborate. When you find an influencer you are impressed with invite them to collaborate on a board.

Twitter Tips for Your Business to Follow Into 2017

Sprout Social

Host a collaborative chat with a brand or influencer: It doesn’t have to be a weekly occurrence but it can be useful for expanding your audience. We're live for the next hour with @peripatetic_ann talking holiday travel & top destinations. When 75.3%

Make Your CFO a Social Media Fan

Buzz Marketing for Technology

Listening for and spotting a customer issue, responding to them and solving their problem in minutes using social media provides an “exceptional customer experience” which also unlocks the beauty of social media and the web in sharing stories of great customer service travel far and wide.

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The Transistor Radio and the Dawn of Mobile Media

Waxing UnLyrical

Information travels at breakneck speeds across multiple platforms giving users a myriad of choices for how they receive information. CommPRO’s overall content strategy is a collaborative effort. Guest Post by Fay Shapiro. Some of you might remember the transistor radio.

How to Create People-Powered Content That Works for Your Brand

Convince & Convert

Look at your market research to see what their interests are both inside and outside of your particular category (Foodies tend to like to travel, skiers may also be into running or cars).

The 20 Best New Social Media Tools to Try in 2017 (And How to Use Them)

Buffer Social

Travel/Vacation. Description: Intellifluence helps you discover and collaborate with the right influencers for your brand. Through the system, you can send a pitch for collaboration to your selected influencers and manage your communications with them.

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Want to Create a Trail-Blazing Social Media Campaign? Here Are 13 Tips From Brands like Airbnb, Coca-Cola, and Starbucks

Buffer Social

A host traveled around Melbourne and “brought” the audience to locals’ favorite hangout areas like hidden rooftop gardens and major events like the Australian Open Tennis Tournament. Collaborate with businesses who are in line with your brand and would also benefit from your campaign.