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. in addition to the awesome host of course? Let’s make sure the Travel Channel knows that people out there want the show!

A First-Class Guide to Social Media for Travel

Sprout Social

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. In fact, of those who use social media to research travel, only 48% followed through with their original plans.

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#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.

4 Technology Conferences to Create Your Traveling Schedule for 2013

Idaconcpts

When and Where: The Park Plaza Hotel in London, England will play host to the 2013 version of the Technology Frontiers event from March 5-6, 2013. Grab New York Tourist Pass to make the most of your NYC travel experience!

Why You Should NOT Start a Travel Blog

ProBlogger

This is a guest contribution from travel blogger Chris Appleford. From the moment we made the decision to sell everything we own and travel the world indefinitely, we wanted to have our own travel blog. Do you know how many travel blogs there are? Happy travels!

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

ProBlogger

Many travel bloggers start blogging with dreams of getting free travel around the world. I would say for every 10 emails I sent, we end up getting some sort of free travel from at least one contact. This lets them know exactly what will be expected if they host you.

9 Tips for a Successful Webinar Event

Idaconcpts

Depending on its content, you may even consider hosting a webinar-for-profit. However, even the best content won’t make up for bad hosting. Below is a list of practices to help you successfully host your own webinar. This is also true for hosts of webinars.

Airbnb Dives Into Live 360 Video on Twitter, Periscope

SocialTimes Twitter

The schedule for the three videos follows: Cameroon Fusion, London: Users will witness firsthand how to cook a Cameroonian feast with Airbnb host Carine. Kauai Home Tour: Travelers will be brought to an amazing home in Kauai. Airbnb became one of the first brands to take advantage of live 360 video on Twitter and Periscope , which debuted last week.

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The Airbnb Story

Twist Image

Over 125 million hosted nights to date (and always growing), Gebbia and his team are now dreaming bigger. Airbnb is changing the way that the world travels, and the way in which people connect. travel. travelling. Most people know Airbnb as the disruptive hospitality business that is valued at $24 billion. Sometimes, the number, size and speed to market of these startups can blind us to the people who are building them.

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.

2 Simple But Brilliant Content Marketing Examples from the Great White North

Convince & Convert

But I’d never met the man until this week, when I returned to beautiful Banff, Alberta to deliver a presentation on Youtility to Travel Alberta. Mike runs MikesBloggityBlog , a popular travel and entertainment blog in Canada.

How National Geographic’s Successful Social Media Campaigns Build Engagement

Pixlee

Wanderlust is a campaign that invites amateur photographers to submit their best travel photos – and to date, there are more than 55,000 photos on Instagram with the #wanderlustcontest hashstag. 52% of travelers use online photos to research destinations and plan trips.

Alicia Cowan Travels: Social media workshop in beautiful Paris

Absolute PA

So when I was asked if I wanted to host a special workshop for the students in Paris, I said ‘YES!’. This year, I’ve been teaching at Sup de Pub in London. The advertising and communications industry arm of INSEEC – one of the leading French graduate business schools.

6 Creative Ways to Engage Your Audience on Snapchat

Simply Measured

Since we’re in the hospitality industry, many of our engagement questions focus on travel such as, “If you could travel anywhere in the world right now, where would it be?”. Host a Snapchat Chat. Hosting an event?

Tourism Tweetup: Connecting Locals & Visitors

Bare Feet Studios

Ask any traveler: would you rather stay in a tourist compound (aka tourist ghetto) or get out and meet the locals? Overwhelmingly, travelers want to meet the locals! This week the Maui Visitors and Convention Bureau is hosting a group of travel bloggers for a new media press trip.

The Most Remarkable People on Social Media Today

Unspoken

BRITT MICHAELIAN Community builder, radio host, author, entrepreneur & mom who loves to help you succeed in business & life. AARON KILBY SVP of Marketing & Creative Services at @ FE_Agency , Founder and Host of # mediachat and major coffee addict! Social Media Manager, Marketer & Trainer; Nonprofiteer; Non-fat lattes, travel & quick wit make me smile! BRUCE SALLAN Dad, writer, radio host, founder of # DadCh at. FriFotos , # TTOT co-host.

3 Tips For Nonprofits To Boost Their Social Media Presence

SocialFish

The vast majority of the posts contain links to content hosted on one of its many websites. Jolkona Foundation, a nonprofit that nurtures future philanthropists, pins videos and photos from various places it travels and helps those in need. The primary goal of Sec.

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

Bare Feet Studios

We’d love to host more conferences here and it’s vital we know what it takes on your side of the pond to get here!

7 Awesome Hacks to Promote Your Social Media Posts

Convince & Convert

The travel, tourism, and hospitality industry, for example, uses a host of different hashtags like #travel and location-specific hashtags, like #”country” (#spain, for instance), #”city”, #”airport”, etc. Image via Unsplash.

Are We Too Busy For Great Marketing?

Convince & Convert

To bring the concept of HumanKinda to life, JetBlue took a unique approach by partnering with director Bianca Giaever and host Sam Richardson to create a documentary just shy of 16-minutes long. JetBlue is dedicated to bringing humanity back to air travel.

Double Your Facebook Likes in 10 Minutes a Day [Infographic]

Pamorama

If you host live events, post lots of photos and encourage your fans to tag themselves. Host a Facebook contest. The most popular prize categories for Facebook contests are travel, entertainment, music, technology, and fashion gifts.

50 Inspiring Tech Savvy Leaders Over 50

Janet Fouts

Forbes Top 10 Influencer, GigaOM Pro Analyst, Founder #CustServ chat#techradio host. This is the me you’d meet traveling, or in a bar. You know what? I’m tired of hearing people say “I’m over 50, too old to understand this stuff” or similar balderdash. I’m over 50 and I get it, so can you! I’ve worked with and learned from some pretty amazing people who are just as old or older and way savvier than I am.

The World’s First Instagram Hotel Gets Rave Reviews

Convince & Convert

In an age where the hashtags like #travel, #travelgram, #traveling and #travelingram have millions of posts on Instagram (and counting!), it’s not all that surprising that an entrepreneurial hotel chain would attempt to cater to people’s snap happy travel preferences.

Twitter Tips for Your Business to Follow Into 2017

Sprout Social

For example, you could: Host a weekly chat: Sprout has its own #SproutChat , which is set up to engage with our audience on a personal level. While it’s definitely a more intensive process to host your own weekly chat, the followers you gain during the event are strong followers.

It’s time to quit your job and start with a Smart online business.

Social Media Marketing

Today, everybody is aware that making money online is possible and it can well replace your full time 9 to 6 job that may involve sitting long hours in uncomfortable posture, long distance travelling, expenses, home stay expenses and many more.

11 Storytelling Formulas to Supercharge Your Social Media Marketing

Buffer Social

Airbnb tells stories of travelers living in homes around the world and belonging anywhere. Lindsay Smith is a producer at National Geographic Travel , who was awesome to join us for a podcast episode recently.

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Cool Social Tools: BigMarker

SocialFish

Don’t have time to travel to headquarters half way across the country? At BigMarker, members can attend, upload, share, watch and host webinars. They can also host video conferences for organizations, company meetings and general online conferences.

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Newsflash: PR is Not Easy, Cheap or Quick

Dave Fleet

It’s a struggle to get attention from even local tier one media in many cases, when travel budgets are low and conferences are a dime a dozen. No chance unless you’re hosting the whole world at your event. Tweet.

Study shows social media drives sales

Sherrilynne Starkie

AIR MILES collectors were encouraged to engage with the AIR MILES-hosted social community website by sharing thoughts about the brand or participating in promotions; they were rewarded either with a small number of bonus miles or entry to a lottery for large prizes.

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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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How To Build A Successful Business Blog (a Getting Started Guide)

Rebekah Radice

Whether it’s speaking at a national event or traveling as a brand ambassador, blogging has opened (and continues to open) doors for me I never thought possible. Choose Your Domain, Hosting, and Theme WISELY. Purchase your domain and setup hosting.

2013 Black Friday & Cyber Monday Deals for Internet Marketers

Kikolani

If you’ve had your eye on a particular course, ebook, service, web host, WordPress plugin, or WordPress theme, now is the time to buy as the savings are HUGE! From a guy who makes his living writing and traveling to talk about it. Web Hosting. Need a new web host?

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. So, when the horrific Sandy Hook shooting occurred in December of 2014, we asked crisis communications expert Gerard Braud to host a free teleseminar.

Transfer Your Blog From WordPress.com to WordPress.org Part 1

ProBlogger

I decided that a travel blog, shared initially with family and friends, would be a great experiment to see if I felt comfortable with the format of blogging that I’d wanted to try for quite some time. Next, Google for recommendations on a web host where you can host your site.

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

Buffer Social

To promote the campaign, Eurostar also worked with popular Instagram users and hosted social media contests where its followers were invited to post a selfie with the #eurostar hashtag.

Six Surprising B2B Content Marketing Ideas

PWB Marketing Blog

Virtual Trade Show – A virtual trade show is a great way to overcome the time and travel costs of hosting an actual trade show or conference. One of the biggest challenges B2B marketers have is coming up with new content.

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How Periscope is Breaking Media Boundaries

Convince & Convert

It was another huge night in politics on Wednesday, as CNN hosted the second Republican debate for the 2016 race to the White House. Before Ronzheimer began sharing his travels, he had a mere 1,500 Periscope followers. The Second GOP Debate.

[INTERVIEW] What Makes Airbnb A Meaningful Brand?

Audiense

H: We try to create locally and elevate globally – this is especially important as we’re a travel brand. Airbnb is a community of guests and hosts, and people love Airbnb for each unique experience this offers.

7 Brands Winning Social Media During the Olympics

Simply Measured

The first Games hosted in a South American city. Here are my travel essentials to bring back number 2! We're celebrating the fact that today 90% of our cereals do not have artificial flavors and colors from artificial sources by hosting the #RabbitShowdown!

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Tomorrowland: Conquering the EDM world through influencer marketing

Audiense

There is a growing trend of music tourism whereby festival goers choose to travel abroad to attend such events also contributing to the annual turnover. Here at Audiense we differentiate between three types of influencers taking into account brand needs, budget and a host of other factors.