Travel Brands That Are Doing Social Right: How we utilized Social Media to Drive Visitation to the OBX

Ignite Social Media

Our travel & tourism client, Visit the Outer Banks of North Carolina (OBX) came to us looking for a partner who could leverage social media to drive visitation to the destination during the off-season. We created social personas, built by visitor data.

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Social media for start-ups: Connect, converse and grow!

Mindjumpers

Social media is no more the next thing. There is a brand karma associated with social media, when it comes to start-ups who grow to become smart-ups. Why do start-ups adhere to social media so vigorously? What is the ROI quotient from social media? -

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2019 Social Media Resolutions

Ignite Social Media

Common resolutions like “travel more” or “save more money ” are among some of the more often used resolutions that we find. Trust in social networks overall is on the decline, but Facebook in particular has been in hot water over the past year.

Social Media Updates: July

yMarketingMatters

Many new updates were announced in the world of social media in July! Local Awareness ads will now contain a map for users to click on and see the store’s address, hours, contact information and the estimated travel time to the store’s location.

#MeasurePR Memory (August 2018): Travel and Tourism Edition

Waxing UnLyrical

The sky’s the limit when it comes to creativity in the travel and tourism industry! JD Lasica is an author, entrepreneur, public speaker and new media pioneer. Social media’s disruption and/or amplification of the industry. So we look at how and why people book travel.

46 Travel Tools to Optimize Your Next Vacation

Convince & Convert

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. Trippy – Like Pinterest, but dedicated exclusively to collecting and sharing travel ideas ( Web, iPhone).

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10 Social Media Predictions for 2019

agora pulse

For social media managers this time of year is less about decking the halls with boughs of holly and more about planning for 2019. At Contentworks Agency we’ve already planned next year’s social media strategies for our clients. GDPR Seeps Into Social.

A First-Class Guide to Social Media for Travel

Sprout Social

Nowadays a lot of that conversation is taking place online. From inspiration to reminiscing, travelers turn to social media throughout every step of their journey. Social media has a huge influence on travel-related purchases.

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Association Social Media: ASCD

SocialFish

Meet Tina Byland, ASCD’s Social Media Specialist! My role as social media specialist sits on the communications team here at ASCD. Describe your social/digital “ecosystem” – what social media sites do you (or the org as a whole) manage?

Ignite Social Media + Visit the Outer Banks = Winning Work

Ignite Social Media

We’re proud to announce that alongside our client, Visit the Outer Banks of North Carolina (Outer Banks) we’ve won the Shorty Award in the Large Media Buying Strategy category. Working alongside the client we created an overall social and paid media strategy.

Live Video Chats With Vets And Eyewitnesses Commemorate End Of World War II

Forbes Social Media

to mark the 75th anniversary of the end of the Second World War, which occurred this week in 1945, with live conversations. Travel /travel Lifestyle /lifestyle Travel /travel Innovation /innovation Social Media /social-media Education /education lifestyle tanyamohnblog

Top 5 Up-and-Coming Travel and Food Influencers

Pixlee

Food and travel are blossoming as digitally native millennials prioritize experiences over belongings. Fortunately, with social media and influencers, marketers are finally getting the answers they’ve been looking for. I work with socially, sustainable and eco-conscious brands.

#LoveCapeTown Campaign Shakes Up “Fam” Trip With Crowdsourced Tips for Travel Bloggers

The Realtime Report

Cape Town Tourism’s most recent marketing initiative used a clever combination of travel blogging, crowdsourcing and social media to draw attention to the city, ranked 23rd among the top 25 travel destinations worldwide in TripAdvisor’s 2012 list of Traveler’s Choice Destinations.

Social Media Management in Times of Crisis

Buffer Social

Sometimes, it’s best to just start a conversation. Social media is such an important communication tool in 2020, and we know as we all try to navigate unexpected and unprecedented challenges, many of your customers and teammates will turn to social media for some form of support.

7 Awesome Hacks to Promote Your Social Media Posts

Convince & Convert

Every day, the average social media user is inundated with a ton of posts. Considering each link posted to social media enjoys a half-life of around three hours , brands must search constantly for novel ways to promote their posts to keep them relevant for longer.

Should My Business Bother To Have Social Media KPIs?

agora pulse

And yes, you should bother to have social media KPIs. The first is that many businesses now see the potential value of acquisition and retention that social media may bring to their business and want to amplify it. Which Social Media KPIs Should I Measure?

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Using Social Media Humor Can Benefit Your Business, But Be Cautious Of The Pitfalls

SocMed Sean

Today’s guest post comes from Hazel Fogg, creative social media manager and editor at Academic Brits. Hazel draws her creative inspiration from famous influencers, travels and books. Just recently she started to create her first social media course.

Top five: audio and video social media innovation

Sherrilynne Starkie

This week’s Top Five social media ‘must know’ news stories includes new Facebook search ads, Instagram’s audio messages, Google’s For You tab, YouTube’s Stories and news from Pew Internet Research on media consumption habits. Social media ads continue to evolve and marcoms pros must strive to keep up with the quick pace of change. The recipient can listen to the clip, which will remain in the conversation permanently.

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47 Social Media Statistics Every Marketer Should Know

Later

Social media statistics can be a useful tool for informing your strategy and planning your future content. Instagram is one of the best social platforms for growing a community, promoting your products and driving sales. Curious about a social rumor you’ve heard?

5 Events for Busy Entrepreneurs Who Love Traveling

Idaconcpts

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. Toronto Social Group. San Francisco World Travelers.

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5 Events for Busy Entrepreneurs Who Love Traveling

Idaconcpts

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. Toronto Social Group. San Francisco World Travelers.

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What Do Your Social Media Updates Say About You?

SocMed Sean

One of my favorite social media myths is that it’s easy. To engage in social correctly, so few understand the time, effort, budget and commitment that it takes. Think of it this way…are you really contributing to the online conversation with your posts and tweets?

Why Social Media Matters for B2B Vendors

Webbiquity SMM

Social media marketing has clearly been embraced by consumer brands. Pepsi famously dropped its Super Bowl advertising a year ago in favor of a social media campaign. Still, social media is rapidly becoming an essential component of the b2b marketing mix.

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Social Media & Covid-19: How to Communicate During a Crisis

Later

How do you market your business on social media during Covid-19? Staying connected is now more important than ever, with people and businesses relying on social media to stay in touch with friends, consume the news, and be entertained.

Enterprise Social Media and Personal Branding

Webbiquity SMM

That brand image matters little in social media. Second, “social&# media is by definition a person-to-person (or person to many persons) activity. Personal branding is a hot topic for entrepreneurs and solo consultants, by does it matter to large enterprises?

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That Moment When Your Social Media and Real Worlds Collide

Waxing UnLyrical

I’m talking about that moment when your social media and real worlds collide. I left last Thursday morning for Social Slam , via a direct flight from Dulles to Knoxville. Then she asked if I would participate in some kind of survey they were doing of travelers.

The Seven Best Ways to Increase Social Media Engagement for Your Business

Webbiquity SMM

Social media has transformed the way people interact with each other and how businesses market their offerings. So, how do you get your audience to comment on your social media posts? How do you spark your social media engagement ?

Holidays to Participate in or Ignore Completely on Social Media

Ignite Social Media

Every holiday, from Thanksgiving all the way down to #NationalDonutDay, is a potential opportunity for your brand to join the conversation and put your unique spin on the day. Looking for great social strategies that work all year long?

How Social Media Impacted the 2014 Indian Elections

Waxing UnLyrical

This year, social media played a very important role in encouraging the citizens of India to vote. The efforts Indian politicians have been making to reach their audience through social media was clearly reflected in this season’s election results.

Will Social Media Influence The Travel Channel Launch's of "Deep Fried America?" An interview with host Jay Ducote

Diva Marketing Blog

Seems the Scripps Networks Interactive brass thought so too because they offered Jay an amazing opportunity to film a pilot for a sister network, Travel Channel. Jay Ducote, Deep Fried America : Deep Fried America presents a great mix of drool-worthy food, talented chefs and fun travel.

How Travel Brands Can Drive More Bookings for Spring Break 2019

Pixlee

Spring break is fast approaching, and travel brands have the opportunity to appeal to travelers of all ages seeking myriad experiences. Often times, your passionate customers and existing social followers can have the same effect.

7 Ways Social Media Is Changing Your Brain

Socialmedia.biz

Whether you’re waiting for your morning coffee to brew, distracted at a meeting, or trying to fill conversation gaps to avoid awkwardness—social media has managed to compress your world behind a 6” screen. Hey, I saw your recent post about your Travel to Turkey.

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Make Your CFO a Social Media Fan

Buzz Marketing for Technology

Social media definitely pays off, but you’ve got to focus on the approach not the tools. Social Media has hit the mainstream these days but the big concern on every product marketer’s mind has been how to justify the ROI? FOUND the ROI of Social Media for B2B Marketers!

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Social Media Scheduling with Later: 5 Tips & Tricks

Later

If you manage social media for your brand and business, you probably already know how important forward planning and social media scheduling is for success. . Social Media Scheduling Tip #1: Organize & Plan Your Content in Advance.

19 More Outstanding Social Media Marketing Guides

Webbiquity SMM

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. Which tactics work best today for building a social media following and growing traffic?

Cam Conversation: Business Travel to Hawaii, NextLevelHI, Facebook.

Bare Feet Studios

Links Mentioned: Aliza Sherman – “Social Media Talent Exchange&# (I love that idea!) at the Rotary Club of Honolulu Sunset May 28-30: Social Media Skills for Musicians: Twitter, Facebook, Blogging, & Podcasting at the N?

15 inspiring social media landing page examples

Sprout Social

Landing pages are easily one of the most important pieces of your social media marketing strategy , they’re unfortunately easy to overlook. Let’s look at a social media landing page examples from Skullcandy. Sprout Social.

How to Find and Target Your Social Media Audience (Free Template)

Hootsuite

Developing a clear understanding of your social media target audience may be the most important thing you do as a social media marketer. Your target audience informs all elements of your social media strategy. How to find your social media target audience.

102 Compelling Social Media and Online Marketing Stats and Facts for 2012 (and 2013)

Webbiquity SMM

With 92% of companies now incorporating social media into their marketing efforts, it’s no longer sufficient to just “be there” on social networks. What do buyers really want from social media marketers? 25 Social Media Facts and Statistics.

Social Media in the Industry: Customization is the Key to Success

Techipedia: Tamar Weinberg

Without a clear methodology of measuring ROI, many businesses are still cautious to spend their marketing budget on social media and web 2.0. Even if you’ve decided you have the budget for social media, where do you focus? Join relevant groups and join in the conversation.

Pinterest 101: What Every Smart Social Media Manager Needs to Know

agora pulse

These tips can help you brush up on the basics and also dig deeper into this social media platform. With its striking images, easy-to-organize boards, and comprehensive search tools, Pinterest is a social media platform like no other. travel destinations or desserts.

Social Media Platforms that Yield the Best User-Generated Content

Pixlee

User-generated content is possibly one of the greatest hallmarks of social media platforms. Instagram is a great social media platform for harvesting the best UGC. However, UGC can be sourced from other social media platforms and monetized quickly on Facebook.

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A look back: Examining the shifts in the COVID-19 conversation

Sprout Social

People are anxious to return to their normal lives and conversations around when the lockdowns will end are gaining traction on social. Marketers have already adjusted their social strategies in response to COVID-19. million conversations around healthcare and COVID-19 by 12.2