Powerful Storytelling Secrets from National Geographic Travel – Lindsay Smith [SSM028]

Buffer Social

With more than 25,000,000 adoring fans across social media, National Geographic Travel is a poster child for the power of storytelling in marketing. This is the approach that National Geographic Travel takes to every one of their stories. Undiscovered places around the world and tales of incredible human feats fill our social feed – we can’t help but click and be inspired. Why Nat Geo Travel’s stories are able to reach the massive audience that they are.

Can Twitter Lists Really Improve Your Productivity? They Sure Can!

agora pulse

You’ve made your list on Twitter and are seeing good things come from it. But did you know how much a Twitter list can help your productivity? Are you seeing all the untapped potential of Twitter lists? Save Time by How You Use Twitter Lists. Twitter chats.

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The News Feed is Outdated: How Stories Changed the Way I Think About Social Media

Buffer Social

The News Feed is outdated and stories are becoming the default for content consumption. Facebook, for example, didn’t invent the vertical scrolling feed. For decades, way before Mark Zuckerburg even enrolled in Harvard, online content has been viewed in vertical, scrolling feeds. What Facebook actually popularized was the algorithmically-sorted feed, which they pioneered in 2006 with the release of their News Feed. Why Stories are the new News Feed.

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Why We Still Love Twitter

Likeable

Ah, Twitter. Arguably the most polarizing social platform, Twitter has had its share of ups and downs in recent years, but for better or worse has become a main forum for public discourse. In an age where “ everything happens so much ” and keeping up can start to feel like a full-time job, Twitter has been forced to look inward and ask some tough questions. From a marketing perspective, there are certainly reasons to be skeptical of Twitter.

What I Like About the New Facebook Timeline Profile, Privacy Settings, and News Feed

Kikolani

So, as a change of pace, here are some gems that have come about from the latest updates that are actually pretty cool from the news feed to the new Facebook Timeline Profile. The Best Facebook News Feed Setting. By far, of all things they have done to the news feed, I love this! Tired of people who feed their tweets in as Facebook updates? No updates from other apps or feeding updates from other networks. Traveled.

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Best Twitter Tips, Tools and Tactics of 2011

Webbiquity SMM

In just a few short years, Twitter has transformed from an odd little sort of public IM service where people posted what they just ate for lunch or what their cat was doing at the moment into one of the big four social networks and a significant channel for news, PR & marketing, politics and more. Twitter’s 200 million users collectively tap out a billion tweets per week. Nearly 3/4 of active Twitter users are bloggers. Twitter Tips, Tactics and Techniques.

Time Management for Travel Bloggers … and Others

ProBlogger

This guest post is written by Matthew Kepnes of Nomadic Matt’s Travel Site. I spend my time traveling the world and working as I go. 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.

Seven Tips to Start Your Travel Blogging Journey

ProBlogger

This guest post is written by Matthew Kepnes of Nomadic Matt’s Travel Site. So you want to be a travel writer? In fact, I can’t think of one person who wouldn’t love to get paid to travel. To try, lots of people start travel blogs. In 2008, when I started my travel blog, I could count the number of travel blogs on one hand. So how can you create a successful travel blog that moves beyond the clutter, gets you noticed, and helps fund your travels?

How to Keep Your Blog Active While Traveling

ProBlogger

Since you won’t want to spend your entire trip keeping up with the blog, or since there’s a chance you might travel somewhere with unreliable internet connection or no internet at all, you have to know how to prepare beforehand in order to keep your blog as active as possible. Schedule to promote some of your best “old” content through Twitter and Facebook. If you’re going to spend time online while traveling, try to do it at the time you have the maximum impact.

How Your Blog Can Score You Free Travel

ProBlogger

This guest post is written by Anthony from The Travel Tart. When I first started my travel website in 2009, I just wanted to get my travel writing out there, because I was frustrated with the way traditional media worked. I have also recently become partners with a major adventure travel company that will provide more opportunities for press trips in the coming year. Would you like to use your travel blog to travel the world?

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

Bare Feet Studios

Now is a good time to sign up to receive new articles by email as soon as they are published or subscribe to our RSS feed. at the Rotary Club of Honolulu Sunset May 28-30: Social Media Skills for Musicians: Twitter, Facebook, Blogging, & Podcasting at the N? You can follow and connect with Shane on Twitter , LinkedIn , Flickr , The Reef , Viddler , Facebook , Upcoming , and at his neglected blog.

How to Set Up and Use Twitter Lists: 9 Great Ideas

Hootsuite

With 330 million monthly users , Twitter offers a vast network of potential people and brands to connect with. But with 500 million tweets sent per day , the sheer volume can make it seem impossible to keep up with your Twitter feed. Fortunately, there’s a simple way to organize your Twitter feed into targeted topics, so you can always keep up with the most important conversations in your industry: Twitter lists. How to make a list on Twitter.

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Four Seasons #IgniteTheSpark Campaign Brings Romance To Social Media

The Realtime Report

Four Seasons Hotels and Resorts’ recently launched a new campaign – with a heavy focus on social media – targeting couples worldwide who are seeking a romantic getaway. ”The Spark” campaign includes a microsite, Facebook application, Twitter, Instagram, Pinterest and Facebook engagement advertising. On Twitter, the brand created the hashtag #IgnitetheSpark , which carries over onto Instagram and Pinterest.

When a Taco Truck Meets Twitter

Justin Levy

Justin Levy Marketing and Social Media Home About Archives Contact Disclosures Newsletter Speaking When a Taco Truck Meets Twitter Written on July 29, 2009 by Justin Levy in business , social media , twitter 14 Comments - Leave a comment! If youre new here or just an old friend, Id love it if you subscribed via RSS feed. If you enjoyed this post, please consider leaving a comment or subscribing to the feed to receive future articles delivered to your feed reader.

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

Techipedia: Tamar Weinberg

Over the past couple years, one of the most common questions from business owners has been, “Do I need to be on Facebook and/or Twitter?&# As a rule of thumb, Facebook is great for local advertising while Twitter is better for targeting niche groups. Tourism/Travel/Hospitality. Goals: Connect with new clients who enjoy traveling. Strategy: Set up a Linkedin profile and join groups where prospective travel customers may be connecting.

Why You Should Have a Secondary Twitter Account

Techipedia: Tamar Weinberg

Social Media Consultant and Tech Geek at Heart Home About Press Consulting Contact Sitemap Home > Marketing , Social Media > Why You Should Have a Secondary Twitter Account Why You Should Have a Secondary Twitter Account by Tamar Weinberg on February 16, 2010 Share As we know, Twitter is an incredibly powerful platform and enables businesses and individuals to build strong relationships with customers and peers. I’m also something of a Twitter purist.

#BookLoews Lets You Book Hotel Room Via Twitter

The Realtime Report

The luxury Loews Hotels & Resorts, a subsidiary of Loews Corporation, recently announced that hotel booking is now possible through Twitter. The first Twitter user to take them up on the offer misspelled the company name, but got everything else right: @lowes_hotels #bookloews I want to book a room in NOLA March 14-19. Plus, it becomes part of the history of your Twitter feed. Is your brand ready to start converting Twitter followers to loyal customers?

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Social Media in Action: Twitter and Emergency Response | Social.

Social Media Strategery

Development Social Media Social Media in Action: Twitter and Emergency Response Tue, Sep 23, 2008 Social Media If you were reading the news or traveling by plane today, you probably already know about the JetBlue evacuation of JFK airport in New York today. Think about the potential impact that Twitter, blogs, and other social media could have on emergency response efforts. I can see myself using Twitter as a tool for something as simple as navigating city traffic.

Get the Scoop on Twitters New Buy Button to Target Customers with Geo Located Ads

Buzzlogix

Last year, Twitter announced it would begin testing a revolutionary method for consumers to discover and purchase products using the social media platform. Only a small percentage of users in the United States would see a Twitter’s Buy Now button appearing on some tweets, presenting users with the ability to purchase directly from those tweets. Twitter’s Competition Wading into E-commerce. Twitter is certainly not alone in launching buy now buttons.

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The Top 25 Social Media Analytics Tools [Updated for 2021]

Keyhole.co

Pro: You’ll be impressed by Agorapulse’s Twitter reporting functionality. Con: Agorapulse’s listening is only available for Facebook, Twitter, and Instagram. Followerwonk (Twitter). Followerwonk specializes in Twitter analytics. Audiense Connect (Twitter).

47 Things to Tweet That Will Electrify Twitter Engagement

Rebekah Radice

You’re posting content to Twitter. You’ve wondered, what should I post on Twitter to increase engagement? But today: You know increased Twitter engagement leads to contacts, traffic, and sales. 47 Things to Tweet That Will Electrify Twitter Engagement. You can search based on time, topic or even create your own feed. Your Twitter followers will want to offer their opinion. Advanced Twitter Search. Use the perfect Twitter length.

Social Media Updates: July

yMarketingMatters

Changes to News Feed Ranking: Facebook announced another change to the algorithm that determines what people see in the news feed. Remember: the news feed algorithm regulates whether your fans see the content you post on your business page. One way to get your content higher-up in News Feed is to show people stories about things that are trending as soon as they occur. Twitter. Periscope Live Button on Mobile Twitter Apps!

Chasing the Human Web

Justin Levy

If youre new here or just an old friend, Id love it if you subscribed via RSS feed. AJ is co-founder of The LaC Project , a regular contributor to work shifting.com (client project) and spends a lot of his time traveling the world helping impoverished communities. You can connect with AJ on Twitter and Tumblr. They want me to tell them that they can hop on Twitter and in a Midas minute, they’re every tweet shall deliver gold.

A Modern-Day Marketer’s Guide to Creating Epic Video Marketing Content for Facebook, Snapchat, Twitter, and More

Buffer Social

We’re seeing similar results on Twitter and Instagram as well with video driving a smaller, but still notable increase in reach and engagement. Tips for creating video on Facebook, YouTube, Snapchat, Instagram, and Twitter. The five big social media video channels are Facebook , YouTube , Snapchat , Instagram , and Twitter. Twitter Video is Quick, Personal, and Entertaining. Twitter is the silent hero when it comes to social video content.

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Hendrick’s Ministry of Transport and Brands Celebrate Wimbledon!

Audiense

What’s more, Twitter debuts live streaming high-definition broadcast of Wimbledon! If you’ve been travelling around London by Tube or Trains this week, you’ll notice how atrocious the services have been. The campaign, “Hendrick’s Ministry of Marginally Superior Transport” launched by marketing agency Gravity Thinking , is aimed at giving weary travellers a more pleasant experience. We interrupt your Twitter feed for an announcement from #HendricksMinistry.

Epic News Alerts On Twitter

Koka Sexton

Koka Sexton dot Com Home About Koka Contact Twitter FULL RSS Epic News Alerts On Twitter In my continuing saga to understand everything about Twitter , I wanted to see how mainstream news is contributing. Twitter is a communication tool, so there is no surprise that mainstream media wants to capitalize on the service. The online world moves much faster than the TV and Twitter moves much faster than my surfing habits.

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Hendrick’s Ministry of Transport and Brands Celebrate Wimbledon!

Audiense

What’s more, Twitter debuts live streaming high-definition broadcast of Wimbledon! If you’ve been travelling around London by Tube or Trains this week, you’ll notice how atrocious the services have been. The campaign, “Hendrick’s Ministry of Marginally Superior Transport” launched by marketing agency Gravity Thinking , is aimed at giving weary travellers a more pleasant experience. We interrupt your Twitter feed for an announcement from #HendricksMinistry.

#BotsInAction: Hobbynote talks customer service

Audiense

At Hobbynote , we’re committed to creating innovative and creative uses of Twitter at scale. We believe that Twitter is a remarkable customer service platform , and we want to provide businesses and brands with the best tools to use it as such as today 80% of customer service requests on social media happen on Twitter. Beyond customer service, Twitter is the platform where you go to get live updates on what matters to you. Blog Social Media Strategy Twitter Marketing

47 Things to Tweet That Will Electrify Twitter Engagement

Rebekah Radice

You’re posting content to Twitter. You’ve wondered, what should I post on Twitter to increase engagement? But today: You know increased Twitter engagement leads to contacts, traffic, and sales. 47 Things to Tweet That Will Electrify Twitter Engagement. You can search based on time, topic or even create your own feed. Your Twitter followers will want to offer their opinion. Advanced Twitter Search. Use the perfect Twitter length.

How to Use Twitter Analytics: The Complete Guide for Marketers

Hootsuite

Twitter’s 139 million daily active users interact with brands on the network in important ways , from retweeting your content to a broader audience to making purchases that directly impact your bottom line. If you’re not using Twitter analytics, you’re missing out on key Twitter insights that could help you refine your strategy and maximize ROI. Benefits of using Twitter analytics. Your specific audience might look very different from Twitter’s general audience.

The bus to Hawaii: Marriott boosts Hawaii Bookings 40% with event.

Akamai Marketing

The campaign, a road tour, dubbed the “Spirit of Aloha” includes Hawaiian travel and tourism executives, 3 dancers & 2 musicians on loan from the Polynesian Cultural Center as well as Maui’s Camile Velasco of American Idol fame. Once the team was on the mainland, it was “all bus, all day” as the caucus went from early morning local shows to day-time meetings with travel and tourism promoters bringing Aloha and sunshine at each stop.

The TSA’s Shockingly Real Instagram Account

The Realtime Report

Since the feed’s creation about a year ago, the account has 160 posts and over 100,000 followers. The TSA’s bomb-sniffing dogs and distinguished employees have made appearances on the feed as well. The TSA’s social presence extends beyond Instagram, also managing a blog and Twitter account . The Twitter account has been used to address and resolve customer complaints according to Ross Feinstein, the TSA Press Secretary.

Energize Your Fans and Followers with a Sweepstakes

Ignite Social Media

Ask them a question that relates to your brand, you can prompt them to share a memory such as their favorite travel destination or you can give them a multiple-choice question. Put a call out to your audience to share to their Instagram feeds by posting a photo or video for entry. If you’re a travel brand award items that relate to traveling, it can be as small as a gift pack of travel essentials to an all-expense paid trip.

Should My Business Bother To Have Social Media KPIs?

agora pulse

Your Reach tells you how far your message travels, how many people are seeing it, and who those people are. If you are running paid ads in Facebook, Twitter or LinkedIn then you will also be able to see the number of clicks to your website. The same goes for retweets on Twitter. You can see from the above screenshot of my Twitter engagement, that the Agorapulse reporting panel will allow you to monitor all of them! Most marketers know what KPIs are.

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5 Attention Grabbing Twitter Marketing Tactics for Non-profits

SocialFish

Twitter is perhaps one of the fastest-moving social platforms. With hundreds of thousands of tweets being shared every day, maintaining visibility and driving engagement become key challenges for most Twitter marketers. The quality of content you share and the frequency of your posting activities are two important factors that determine the amount of engagement you’re able to drive on Twitter, or any other social channel for that matter.

How to Master Client Collaboration and Social Media – The 2021 Guide

Pam Moore

This solution makes it possible to preview Facebook, Twitter, Linkedin, and Instagram posts as they would appear in the feed. All you have to do now is make sure everybody’s clear on how the content travels from one step to the next, or rather, when it’s ready to do so.

Tweet After Death: How to Use Social Media to Live Forever

Waxing UnLyrical

To make it as easy as possible, here it is in steps: #1: Get Hootsuite and Twitter set up. #2: 3: Live out the rest of your life and let Twitter do the rest. There has been talk of how we should manage profiles of people who pass away , penalizing certain feeds for immoral behavior , even post-death management of your accounts similar to a will. There are stories here and there of feeds automatically updating by retweeting on automated settings.

7 of the Best Social Media Campaigns (And What You Can Learn From Them)

Hootsuite

Platforms used: Twitter. Platforms used: Instagram, Facebook, Twitter. What Hello BC did: The tourism industry is having a rough year, with air travel down 95% and nearly everyone cancelling their summer vacation plans. We can’t wait to see you when it’s time to travel again. •

Tweet After Death: How to Use Social Media to Live Forever [Redux]

Waxing UnLyrical

To make it as easy as possible, here it is in steps: #1: Get Hootsuite and Twitter set up. #2: 3: Live out the rest of your life and let Twitter do the rest. There has been talk of how we should manage profiles of people who pass away , penalizing certain feeds for immoral behavior , even post-death management of your accounts similar to a will. There are stories here and there of feeds automatically updating by retweeting on automated settings.

5 Attention Grabbing Twitter Marketing Tactics for Non-profits

SocialFish

Twitter is perhaps one of the fastest-moving social platforms. With hundreds of thousands of tweets being shared every day, maintaining visibility and driving engagement become key challenges for most Twitter marketers. The quality of content you share and the frequency of your posting activities are two important factors that determine the amount of engagement you’re able to drive on Twitter, or any other social channel for that matter.

Social Media Scheduling with Later: 5 Tips & Tricks

Later

If you’re looking to grow your social media presence, you’re probably posting not just to Instagram, but to Facebook, Twitter, and Pinterest too. You can schedule your photos and videos to Instagram, Twitter, Facebook, and Pinterest, and view all of your social posts on a content calendar together to have a comprehensive view of everything that’s going out. Let’s say that you run a travel brand and often post photos of beautiful locations around the world.

Social Spotlight: How Airbnb kept the lights on when everyone was home

Sprout Social

Suspended travel, shelter-in-place and strict social distancing cost them $1 billion in canceled bookings—a loss that left them no choice but to postpone their long-awaited IPO plans, and cut their staff by almost 2,000 employees. Overview.

10 Tips For Taking A Vacation From Social Media

SocMed Sean

Believe me, it’s difficult to resist the temptation to check your Facebook feed, especially when you have your phone out to search Google Maps for the closest coffee shop. They’re great tools, but keep in mind that every time you pull your phone out of your purse or pocket, you’re going to be tempted to check email, Facebook, or Twitter. By using the book, you’ll get back to the basics of traveling, relying less on GPS and mobile technology.

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