The World’s First Instagram Hotel Gets Rave Reviews

Convince & Convert

it’s not all that surprising that an entrepreneurial hotel chain would attempt to cater to people’s snap happy travel preferences. Case and point – the world’s first “Instagram Hotel.” A very special offer also aids to the surge in buzz surrounding this hotel.

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Three awesome social media campaigns by CVBs and hotels

SocialFish

The aims of hotels and the CVBs who represent them intersect in significant ways, and when the two organizations work together they can achieve impressive results. So, find organizations who might be interested in hosting your promotions, and network with them.

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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.

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Social Pros 11 – Vanessa Sain-Dieguez, Hilton Hotels

Convince & Convert

We use Argyle Social for our social engagement; we use Infusionsoft for our email; and Jim is our guest host for the podcast and a smart guy). Our friend, Vanessa Sain-Dieguez from Hilton Hotels is going to join us in a little bit. Vanessa Sain-Dieguez, Hilton Hotels @vsdieguez.

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Getting to the Heart of What Makes a Conference Amazing with #MDMC2019 Founders

Pam Moore

I’ll also be hosting a 2.5 ? ?. There is no doubt that in person events can provide incredible value. However, attending, exhibiting or sponsoring an event requires investment such as time, energy and money.

Social Media Stunts Do More Harm Than Good

Convince & Convert

Other examples include KLM’s Surprise program (we’ll be running a whole blog post about KLM’s social programs this week), and recently, DoubleTree Hotels’ birthday f or A.J. million people who won’t find a boogie board in their hotel room ?

How to Become A Travel Agent from Home

SocialFish

This is simply an affiliate of a host agency, as I had mentioned earlier on. A host agency refers to an accredited travel agency, that can provide support to anyone wishing to become an independent travel agent. What you need to know are the best hotels in each location.

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Business Growth in a Digital World Conference | Oct 30 | 8:30-5:30

yMarketingMatters

Sheraton Hotel , Mahwah, NJ. Fantastic Keynote Speaker Joe Connolly, host of the daily CBS-Bloomberg Business Report on CBS Radio. Join me at the Biggest Business. Conference in New Jersey . on Tuesday Oct. 30th, at the beautiful.

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

Visually SM

The event is expected to host more than 3,500 attendees and to feature more than 120 hours of presentations, networking and entertainment. Mark Tennant, podcast host. Felicia Yukich, Four Seasons Hotels and Resorts.

Digital grassroots: the Internet fights back

Sherrilynne Starkie

to an audience of almost 200 public relations professionals at a downtown Ottawa hotel. “A The new law provides a safe harbour to those who create and also those who host that content, for example.”. Michael Geist (Photo credit: Wikipedia).

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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How to Ditch Your Boring Out of Office Message

Convince & Convert

Inspired by the belief that a “better vacation deserves a better out of office message,” Westin Hotels & Resorts tapped humorists to help travelers step up their boring out of office replies. Hosted on a dedicated microsite, creating a clever out of office is five easy steps away.

Virtual Conferences: Advantages That You Should Know

SocialFish

With virtual conferences, you leave the cost of airplanes and hotel rooms out of the equation, and allow many people to join you. Participants are able to review all conversations for as long as the host decides. Would you plan your 5 year olds birthday party at a night club?

Conversations: Schools going Skype

Firebelly

Across the country, teachers and schools are connecting with each other, sharing project ideas and hosting speaker presentations that may not have been possible otherwise. Karoubi in Canada hosts a reading response journal via Skype.

7 reasons I’m thrilled about AllFacebook Expo 2013

Firebelly

Each year MediaBistro hosts AllFacebook Expo which provides the world a deep look into Facebook innovations and issues impacting both social media and digital marketing.

Taking Your Blog Post Series on the Road

Waxing UnLyrical

You name your price and the hotel picks you. You can extend the list at any time, so you don’t need to worry about getting agreement from different blogs to host all of your content before you begin. Guest post by Nick Kellet .

Ultimate Guide to User-Generated Content

Later

Off the back of their successful campaigns each year, Apple hosts a monthly community challenge to encourage their community to keep the #ShotOniPhone hashtag strong. . UGC Strategy #2: Host a UGC-focused Contest . Regularly Host Facebook Live Events .

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Four Elements of a Wildly Successful Digital Brand

Pixlee

Right on their website , you can read stories, view pictures, and watch videos from guests and hosts alike who share why they travel or why they welcome strangers into their home. Loews Hotels executes this expertly with its hashtag campaign #TravelForReal. With online sales in the U.S.

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

Visually SM

The event is expected to host more than 3,500 attendees and to feature more than 120 hours of presentations, networking and entertainment. Mark Tennant, podcast host. Felicia Yukich, Four Seasons Hotels and Resorts.

Virtual Event Technologies Defined

SocialFish

3D virtual worlds often represent convention centers, hotels and traditional meeting spaces along with untraditional environments. Host. A vendor that allows content to be hosted on their Internet servers allowing for organizations and individuals to access that content.

In Memoriam: Don Bartholomew, Godfather of the Measurati

Waxing UnLyrical

As we were walking from the conference venue to wherever it was we’d decided to go, Don regaled me with stories of his hotel room and other sundries that is the stuff life is made of, and I remember laughing almost the entire way to the restaurant. I last saw Don when we were both speaking at a Ragan Communications-hosted event, right here in DC, in 2013. From Katie Paine’s Facebook Page on June 2, 2015: “The measurement world lost one of its pillars today.

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16 of the Best Facebook Ad Examples to Inspire Your Next Campaign

Hootsuite

3) Since LEGO’s Facebook Page is linked as the host of the event, the event page can also bring in new Facebook followers. Rather than advertising the hotel itself, this ad promotes a recruiting campaign at the Hilton Amsterdam Airport Schiphol.

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. Hosting an exclusive event, contest, or giveaway. Hosting or attending an event. Implementing new features on social media can be an intimidating task to take on.

How To Get Started With Free Travel When Your Blog is Brand New

ProBlogger

After only three blog posts and 100 Instagram followers, we received our first perk: an upgrade to the best suite in a 4-star hotel. One hotel we reached out to recently reopened after a multimillion-dollar renovation and another had just reopened their spa.

Four Elements of a Wildly Successful Digital Brand

Pixlee

Right on their website , you can read stories, view pictures, and watch videos from guests and hosts alike who share why they travel or why they welcome strangers into their home. Loews Hotels executes this expertly with its hashtag campaign #TravelForReal. With online sales in the U.S.

Real-Life Instagram Project Filters In Unique View of London

Convince & Convert

This campaign could have easily come from a tourism board, an airline, or a hotel chain. Companies with a retail location or hosting an event could create designated photo spots to encourage image generation, potentially even tied to a contest or sweepstakes.

How to Curate a Stunning Instagram Feed with User Generated Content

Later

This type of feed is also popular with online publishers, like @beautifulhotels — who’ve dedicated their entire feed to UGC imagery of the best hotels in the world. . So it's only natural that we’re hosting an Instagram Marketing conference!?? ??

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[INTERVIEW] What Makes Airbnb A Meaningful Brand?

Audiense

Airbnb is a community of guests and hosts, and people love Airbnb for each unique experience this offers. Telling our host and guest stories are our first approach to creating a campaign, whether this is integrating a larger campaign or starting a-fresh.

3 Big Questions for Social in 2014: Celebrating 100 Episodes of Social Pros

Convince & Convert

To celebrate, we brought back our former co-host Eric Boggs together with half a dozen of our esteemed past guests into a Google Hangout and then asked you to join. Episode 11: Vanessa Sain-Dieguez, Hilton Hotels. Jay is the founder of [link] and host of the Social Pros podcast.

Moving to HTTPS for Better Search Engine Rankings

Bill Hartzer

My web host, Hostdime , offers secure certificates at a very reasonable rate, which is $30 per year for a basic certificate. How many times have you accessed a site on an open network or from a hotel and got unexpected ads?

How Social Media and Smartphones Breed a Petri Dish of Negativity

Convince & Convert

Hotel managers have told me that they are seeing more Trip Advisor reviews than front desk complaints. Jay is the founder of [link] and host of the Social Pros podcast. photo from Bigstock.com. It’s time to recalibrate your expectations about customer complaints.

Your Customers Don’t Want the Science of Silly

Convince & Convert

It was a repeat episode from months ago, with Christoph Waltz as host. This new offer from Westin hotels, providing guests workout equipment for a nominal fee is a perfect example. It’s going to be a tremendous event, and it’s a real honor to be asked to host.

2 Twitter Changes Making Life Easier for Big Brands

Convince & Convert

In this bandwidth-challenged-from-a-hotel edition of The Baer Facts, I talk with Kyle Lacy of ExactTarget about Twitter’s new move to enable direct messages to be sent and received even if both parties are not following one another.

How to Make Social Advocacy Part of Your Employees’ Daily Routine

Convince & Convert

That’s what Katie Gear (Area E-Commerce Marketing Manager for Hyatt hotels in Chicago, Indianapolis and Cincinnati) did when she first launched her advocacy efforts. Image via Unsplash. Your employees each have a morning ritual. Grab a cup of coffee. Scroll through Facebook’s News Feed.

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

Buffer Social

W Hotels. W Hotels created a number of filters to give visitors the chance to share their views and experiences at W’s hotels with their friends on Snapchat. Did you know you can now create your own Snapchat Geofilters?

IBM’s Watson Engages Customers with Youtility

Convince & Convert

This week, 3500 people descended on the town of Nashville (well, actually on the Opryland Hotel, a city unto itself) for the IBM Smarter Commerce Summit.

11 Things Donald Trump Stole From the Gary Vaynerchuk Playbook

Convince & Convert

Instead, Gary first got known in the most postmodern way possible: hosting his own Youtube show. Donald Trump’s first big Manhattan deal was taking over a sketchy, nearly derelict hotel at Grand Central Station and turning it into a Grand Hyatt. Image via BigStock.

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

Pam Moore

On Wednesday, March 23rd, starting at 3pm pt / 4pm mt / 5pm ct / 6pm et we will be hosting #GetRealChat live from the Venetian hotel and event center in Las Vegas.

Reputation Management Seminar to be Held in Dallas Texas May 13

Bill Hartzer

On May 13, 2009 at the Renaissance Hotel In Richardson Texas, the Dallas Fort Worth Search Marketing Association will be hosting a panel discussion about “Reputation Management – tools, tips and techniques for monitoring, protecting and defending brand reputations online”.

Please Vote for the NOW Revolutionary of the Month

Convince & Convert

Our first winner was NOW Revolutionary – George Jordan from the Hotel Felix in Chicago. You may have heard that Bob Parsons, CEO of domain name registrar and Web hosting company GoDaddy , uploaded a video recently that showed him participating in the killing of an African elephant.