Three awesome social media campaigns by CVBs and hotels


CVBs provide information for visitors about the accommodations, attractions, restaurants, nightlife, and cultural events in their cities, and they also mobilize marketing campaigns and operate visitor centers in central downtown locations. Guest post for the SocialFish by Hannah Connor.

Virtual Event Technologies Defined


This is the first in a new series of guest posts by famed blogger on social media and events, Jeff Hurt, of Velvet Chainsaw Consulting. Especially when you are used to planning face-to-face events. The type of digital event solution you should use depends upon your goals.

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How a Small New York City Hotel Put Itself on the Map through.

Techipedia: Tamar Weinberg

Did you know that there are other hotels beyond the Hyatts, the Hiltons, the Omnis, the Sheratons, and the Marriotts of the world in NYC? When you go to a conference in Manhattan, you probably seek out hotels that you’ve also heard of. Roger Smith Hotel NYC.

5 Luxurious Technology Events for this Autumn


In the past I have been to a lot of technology events. As you can imagine, technology events vary in their substance and style. But sometimes what you want is a truly luxurious event. Tech Mentor Events. This event is being held at the Palmer Event Center.

Social Pros 11 – Vanessa Sain-Dieguez, Hilton Hotels

Convince & Convert

Our friend, Vanessa Sain-Dieguez from Hilton Hotels is going to join us in a little bit. Vanessa Sain-Dieguez, Hilton Hotels @vsdieguez. Certainly hotels are probably in the same ballpark as airlines in terms of people’s visceral reactions, both good and bad.

Social Media Events Calendar and Advice Guide

Convince & Convert

The social media events season is again upon us. I’m often asked what social media events I recommend. If you think the social media event will be great, chances are you’ll be right. Your experience level and it’s fit with the event.

Explore the World with these 4 iPhone Apps


It offers unique hotel values that are exclusive to Mobile users. Orbitz Flights, Hotels, Cars. Orbitz Flights, Hotels, Cars extends the large market share enjoyed by this titan of travel. That lets it quickly locate hotels in your vicinity.

3 New Social Media Features to Consider for Your Brand

Ignite Social Media

Showcasing a feature in your store, hotel, property, or of your product. You may think this feature is only reserved for glamorous red carpet events for beauty brands or adorable footage of puppies for animal shelters, but think again. Having an experiential event with an influencer.

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ProBlogger Event 2014 – Wrap Up


It is hard to believe but the 2014 ProBlogger Training event is already last month and if I’m honest with you – I’m still reeling from it a little. This year’s event took a good 11 months to plan for – with the help of an amazing team.

The Moments That Made Social Slam 2013 Momentous

Waxing UnLyrical

You’ve already heard about what a wonderful event it was, from so very many people. at SMMWorld: “At the recent Social Media Marketing World event, I ran into Ian and asked him how many sessions he had attended and he said ‘none.’

State of Search 2015 Conference

Bill Hartzer

Search Engine Marketing EventsAs a co-founder of the Dallas/Fort Worth Search Engine Marketing Association, I highly recommend that you plan attend the State of Search 2015 Conference , being held in Dallas on November 16th and 17th, 2015.

Highlights from ProBlogger Event 2013 #PBEVENT


It was an amazingly emotional, nerve-wracking and yet exhilarating couple of days – and by the end of the event we knew that we had created something pretty special. They were talking about how the event had inspired them to make bigger changes, and think on a much larger scale.

Final ProBlogger Training Event Tickets Go On Sale Today


The final round of tickets for the Annual ProBlogger Training Event go on sale later today at 1.30pm Australian Eastern time. Over the last few years we’ve held 3 training events and have seen things grow each time. Final ProBlogger Training Event Tickets Go On Sale Today.

SXSW: Mark Zuckerberg Keynote (the edited liveblogged version)

Techipedia: Tamar Weinberg

It’s been an incredibly busy and physically taxing few days (with little hotel internet and no real opportunities to sit down and edit posts), so you’re seeing yesterday’s keynote today (and numerous other posts to be put on this blog in the upcoming days).

Digital grassroots: the Internet fights back

Sherrilynne Starkie

to an audience of almost 200 public relations professionals at a downtown Ottawa hotel. “A Geist said that this sequence of events provided “the first inkling that something might be here. Michael Geist (Photo credit: Wikipedia).

When Opportunity Knocks

Waxing UnLyrical

Remind me, some time, to tell you the story of how Gini and I collapsed with laughter when a group of us were returning to our hotel from dinner via Bourbon Street, and we saw the best character… who was just being himself … in a ballet leotard… and fishnets… and platforms I’d die for).

ProBlogger Training Event Tickets are Available to Purchase Now


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. It’s hard for me to believe but this year will be the fifth annual event that we’ve run.

200+ Brilliant Content Marketing World Speakers (and Where to Find them on Twitter)

Visually SM

In the universe of content marketing, few events rival Content Marketing World currently happening Sept. The event is expected to host more than 3,500 attendees and to feature more than 120 hours of presentations, networking and entertainment.

ProBlogger Training Event: A Last Release of Early Bird Tickets Today


This post was intended to let you know that last night we released a round of Early Bird Tickets for our upcoming Training Event on the Gold Coast in Queensland (Australia). About the Event. Where : QT Hotel Gold Coast (Surfers Paradise, Queensland, Australia).

The CiscoLive Experience

Janet Fouts

Man, what an event! I go to a lot of events, and whether I’m speaking or attending the one complaint I hear every time is about network overload or failure. At this event that was never a problem! Event organization. I just got back from #CiscoLive last week.

An Open Letter To Conference Organizers

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I speak professionally at over 60 events per year, due my industry involvement I also help to organize a handful of high-profile events every year and, top of that, I am a willing, happy and paying participant at many conferences per year. As the years pass and the events management industry continues to evolve, I would like you to consider the following concepts. Be careful how you market your events. Many organizers run the same event each year. event.

Big Boulder Conference and Why You Should Care About Social Data Ethics

Simply Measured

This year, Big Boulder Initiative will hold its annual conference on June 23-24 at the beautiful St Julien Hotel and Spa, centrally located in the heart of historic downtown Boulder. News & Events

Future of Brand Experiences: Join #GetRealChat Conversation Live From #AdobeSummit March 23

Pam Moore

I’m excited to announce that we have partnered with Adobe and the #GetRealChat Twitter chat is again officially part of the Adobe Summit 2016 event in Las Vegas.

A First-Class Guide to Social Media for Travel

Sprout Social

Whether you’re a hotel, airline, destination or car rental service, word-of-mouth marketing is crucial to the success of your business. 33% switched hotels. — Marriott Hotels (@Marriott) December 19, 2014. Hotels: 23%.

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Facebook Updates: Dynamic Ads and Website Custom Audience Enhancements

Jon Loomer

A travel website can now dynamically show ads for a hotel or group of hotels based on travel intent. For example, if a user is browsing hotels in a certain destination, advertisers can show other hotel options in that same location.

The Real Way to Get More Customer Feedback

Convince & Convert

Last week I was in Nashville speaking at Marketing United , a fantastic event run by Emma , one of my sponsors and the company that powers our email program here at Convince & Convert.

That One Time I Crashed the Del McCoury Band

Waxing UnLyrical

On Friday night, after drinks/nibbles with a friend, I headed to the loo (Brit-speak for “restroom” ICYDK) at the restaurant before heading back to my hotel. Career Development Events Public Relations Del McCoury free live training social pr

Definition of Introvert -- What is an Introvert?

Buzz Marketing for Technology

Hotel Advice The must-stay hotels worldwide. RSS Advertising Info News & Events Work at About SiteMap All Topics Reprints Help User Agreement Ethics Policy Patent Info. 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 , See More About: introverts shyness introverted children.

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Five Signs the Future Belongs to User-Generated Content

Waxing UnLyrical

Live event social media generally involves a social media person or standard event-goer using a mobile device to put content online. Red Bull’s events, including the famous Flugtag and Crashed Ice, have literally transformed brand material into live action.

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What Is Influencer Marketing?

Simply Measured

Alyson Charles x Sasha Nelson x Doing Living Group x W Hotels: This personality, yoga teacher, agency, and hotel teamed up for an influencer-full event that all parties publicized on their respective social channels.

Top 10 Travel Marketing Conferences of 2017


Hotel decision-makers and influencers come together to talk about technology, eCommerce, digital marketing, data, and analytics as they relate to the travel industry. Notable brands from the 2016 conference included: United Airlines, Trip Advisor, Twitter, and Intercontinental Hotel Group. Speakers for the summit include executives from MGM Resorts International, Korean Air, and Choice Hotels International.

Strategic Initiatives to Engage in Social Media Within the.


It is no surprise that the competitive power of a hotel lies within its service. It is from the level of service that a hotel derives customer loyalty and traditional word-of-mouth marketing spread. And that goes for hotels as well.

7 Facebook Marketing Case Studies


The high-end hotel website wanted to drive engagement and increase brand visibility for the well-traveled luxury customer to: Offer a way for people to share luxury travel experiences and new featured destinations. Increase revenue from a summer sale event on the ASOS web site.

On Twitter, Social Listening and Southern Hospitality

Janet Fouts

He took me back into the kitchen, and told me that since Chef had recommended shrimp and grits and it wasn’t on the menu selected for the event, they had decided to do something special, just for me.

A Hard Social Media Lesson for Hoteliers

Janet Fouts

Let’s take a lesson from the Union Street Guest House , a hotel in Hudson, NY who recently made the news for their policy for wedding and event parties. There are now hundreds of fake negative reviews for the hotel on Yelp , and some of them are quite funny.

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

Socially Sorted

He features posts about local events and the Margaret River – and he posts them as soon as he knows the dates. Often his blog posts show up as high as the local tourism authority or the event organisers themselves.

How I Am Finding Value Using Foursquare

Justin Levy

Events. Events. Checking in while traveling to events has proven useful because it helps me to connect with others who are also attending. I also know that number of check-ins may be a helpful metric for event organizers.

Everything You Need to Know About Snapchat Geofilters (And How to Build Your Own)

Buffer Social

Whether you’re celebrating the opening of a new store, running a special event or looking for a unique way to grab consumer attention, you can now create a custom Snapchat Geofilter to go alongside your activations. W Hotels.

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Can You Really Use Twitter for Sales?

agora pulse

Promoted tweets can help draw attention to your upcoming sales event or product launch. For instance, offered interested consumers a 10% hotel coupon if they signed up within the card.

Building a 7-Figure a Year SEO Company…by Marketing to the Medical Field

Viper Chill

One of the things we teach in Marketing Inc is about having a laser-like focus on just focusing in one specific industry and master marketing to that industry (for e.g. becoming THE marketing guy for hotels). For instance, being the go to guy for marketing London Hotels. London Hotel.