Social Media and Travel

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million iPads in the fourth quarter of 2011 alone. It means that more of us are doing things on the web (or mobile web, as the case may be) while we're on the go, and there are certain things those of us in the digital world look for when we travel - at least with regard to infrastructure.

The New Business Traveler

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While it's nice to think that Skype , WebEx or Facetime removes the need for business travel, nothing could be further from the truth. The thing is, that technology can now enhance the business travel experience. As brutal as travel is (and, as a Super Elite member, I can tell you that the road is hard, cold and miserable), it has changed dramatically over the years. If I have to travel for more than five nights for business? Great travel apps. business travel.

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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).

MyMap For iPad – A Good Looking Mapping App


Published by Aerious Ltd, MyMap is a flexible mapping application designed for the iPad. Although it works with the iPhone as well, this review is restricted to its use with the iPad. Because of the included templates, this feature can be really helpful, especially if you travel much.

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Is the iPad Good for Blogging?


Since the Apple iPad has come out, I have been dying to get one. Image Credit: Chester and the iPad. I received some good resources on reasons for getting an iPad as well as against getting one sent to me by James from an iPad video converter software company. iPad Owners?

Kiddie iPads, Headshot Fails and personal branding

Jeff Esposito

What a week… starting off with some travel-lag from seeing the family in Jersey and some cool weather and ending off with some pretty hot and sticky temperatures. Little Tikes creates iTikes iPad toy range – so looks like toy companies have jumped on the hook ‘em young bandwagon set by the big tobacco companies. I also had the opportunity to chat social with some local nonprofits before closing out on a few stressful days. How was your week? Any big plans for the weekend?

Alien Blue for Reddit - iPad Apps That Don't Suck

Photography Social Networking Books Weather Travel Education Sports Certified Lifestyle Business Reference Finance Healthcare & Fitness Navigation « Back to blog Edit Delete Autopost Alien Blue for Reddit ($3.99) - Alien Blue is the natural evolution of Reddit for a large touchscreen device.

Social Media During Emergencies

Akamai Marketing

Since I was evacuated last night, as I listened to tsunami sirens wail, huddled in my car with blankets, pillows, dog, husband and a battery charger for phone and Ipad, the glow coming off my personal devices was my outside connection with the world. And those same people maybe wondering what just happened to their travel plans ( flying out tonight, anyone? ). Case Study Twitter #hitsunami #sandy emergency government Hawaii hurricane planning social media travel tsunami utilities

The Best Business Apps For Your Smartphone

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As someone who travels as much as I do, access to saved backups are critical to peace of mind. If you travel a lot (or a little), there are few apps as compelling as FlightTrack Pro. I do the majority of my book reading on my iPhone (and, occasionally, on my iPad ). business travel. So, were you naughty or nice?

50 Great Apps for Your iPad

Dave Fleet

Wondering what apps to install on your iPad? Hoping an iPad-optimized one is released soon. Great way to save multi-task while travelling. – Dictionary for your iPad. Adobe Ideas 1.0 – Sketchbook for your iPad. On your iPad.

3D Printing in 2012 – innovation coming thick and fast

The Way of the Web

But even more important could be the new 3D Printing App for the iPad – 123D Catch. That’s right – you can fully scan any real world object with your iPad and use that captured image to output via a 3D printer. When I wrote ‘ 2012 – the year of 3D Printing?

8 Must-Have Apps for Your Mobile/Social Business

Janet Fouts

I travel with an iPad and an iPhone as my mobile office, and it’s made it a whole lot easier to stay on top of my business, my teram and my clients. I travel a lot. Dropbox is available for Android, iPhone, Blackberry, iPad and Kindle too.

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The Permanent Brand

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While Samsung was busy debuting their T9000 refrigerator at CES that features an- iPad like, connected screen built in to the fridge that can serve up recipes based on what's inside or allow you to use Evernote to create a communal shopping list with the family (lest we forget the Unilever tie-in for coupons!), Have you ever read a book about branding?

The New Disruption

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I hardly use my iPad anymore as I travel with the MacBook Air and I don't like reading books on the computer (just yet). amazon amazonprime apple author barcodescanning bookcollection bookstore bookworm businessbook digitaldisruption digitalformat directrelationship ebook ibooksapp impulsebuy instoreexperience ipad iphone kindle kindleapp loyaltyprogram macbookair onlineshopping prickcheck reading retail retailexperience retailtrend smartphone webanalytics

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The Best To-Do List

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At that point, I became interested in using my iPad for close to everything, and feel madly, deeply in love with writing notes on the iPad with a stylus and the Penultimate (now owned by Evernote) and NoteShelf applications. How do you handle your To-Do list? I''ve been stressing over my to-do list. How about you? It''s funny, I''m not stressed over the growth of it and the activities that I need to get done. I''m actually stressing over the actual/physical list. Let me explain.

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Six Links Worthy Of Your Attention #231

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In this great post by Roads & Kingdoms (who, it seems, can do no wrong in travel reporting) see where your Uni comes from. If I could write and create presentations on an iPad , I would probably drop my MacBook Air.

Report: Email on the Move: the Future of Mobile Messaging

Social Email Marketing

The game changes dramatically for all participants when that technology travels with us where we go and does not force us to come to it. Email marketing Mobile marketing email clients email marketing iPad tablet webmailSmartphones are changing the way we interact with technology. These devices are going to continue to have dramatic impact on our personal lives and how we do.

The New Electricity

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It's hard to imagine that the iPhone is only five years old and that three years ago, there was no iPad. In the past few weeks, we've seen both Microsoft and Google come forward with their own tablets in an attempt to dethrone the iPad. In looking at a myriad of data points, it's clear that the iPad is the dominant player. million iPads. As for the iPad's place in this tablet-infested world? ipad 2.

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Why I’m Writing This On An iPad

Dave Fleet

When the iPad came out I was vehemently against the idea of getting one, for several reasons: No multitasking. I’m writing this post on my shiny new iPad, while sitting on a plane to Montreal. Travel. Travel. Have you or will you get an iPad?

The Gentle Art Of Service

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Unlike other travelers, I tend to eat much healthier when I'm on the road (energy much be high!). My iPad is on the table, I'm neck deep in emails, etc. I flip my iPad cover over, stash it back in my briefcase, quickly work through lunch and leave. business travel. blog brand businessofservice businesstravel custmerservice digitalmarketingagency email ipad knowledge service socialmedia twistimage twitter

From Atoms To Bits To Atoms

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Many are calling this the re-invention of the space program, and with initiatives like Richard Branson 's Virgin Galactic (offering customers a suborbital space flight) we are beginning to enter a new dawn in space travel and entrepreneurship. Putting aside the incredible resources and decades of research and development, red tape and more that needs to happen for commercial space travel, it's equally incredible to think about what it takes to build and engineer a commercial space craft.

A Different (Unique And Perfect) Gift-Giving Guide

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From traditional print media to Blogs and Facebook postings, it's been a very generic lot of boring recommendations (from iPads , Kindles and iPods to fancy cases for iPads, Kindles and iPods). You add this on to your Apple power supply and it enables you to charge your iPad or iPhone simultaneously with your computer. Chances are that you're still scrambling for some of your last minute gifts this holiday season.

What To Get The Person Who Has Everything (Without Breaking The Bank)

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I''m also a big fan of the Belkin docks for iPhones and iPads. Most of us bring our devices to work or we travel with them, but we only have one power supply. If you buy them a couple of these, they can leave one at home, one at the office and have an extra one to keep in their briefcase for travel. Travel. business travel. Do you know who has been naughty and who has been nice? ''Tis

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The iPad And The Marketing Professional

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One of the hottest holiday gifts this coming season (for the young and old alike) is Apple 's iPad. Steve Jobs , Apple co-founder and CEO, described the iPad as the device that lies in between your computer and your mobile device during his presentation to launch the tablet in January. The staggering media hoopla surrounding the device ( Oprah recently chose the iPad as one of her "favourite things" ) has helped it become a runaway success. business travel. ipad app.

Everything Digital

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I thought I would eventually use my Kindle device or the app on the iPad , but I was so enthralled with the writing, that the iPhone version best suited my need to grab a paragraph or two at any open opportunity throughout my day. I would need to carve out the time to pick up that book and there is no way I would travel with any book that had that kind of mass to it. Why isn't everything digital? When I think like this, I'm quite certain it freaks the mass majority out.

My Search For An iPhone Alternative

Jason Yormark

Macbook, Apple TV, iPad, all of it. I find myself often wanting to be able to use my phone for things I do on my iPad, but it’s just not big enough.

My Hot Brands & Products of 2012

Jason Yormark

iPad Mini - I’ve been an Apple convert for a few years now, and when I first heard about the iPad Mini, I didn’t think much of it. But the minute I held one in my hands, I knew I was ready to trade in my full size iPad. I’ve never really used my iPad as a productivity device. And for that, the iPad Mini delivers a much better user experience in my opinion. I also like the smaller, thinner form factor which is great for traveling.

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.

The Truth About the iPad | Blogging and Content Creation | Social.

Convince & Convert

Skip to content Skip to navigation Skip to footer Convince and Convert Blog: Social Media Strategy and Social Media Consulting Social Media Strategy Blog Social Media Consulting Blog Social Media Consulting Speaking Newsletter Free Social Media Tools Twitter Interviews About Lijit Search The Truth About the iPad April 8th, 2010 |Written By: Jay Baer | View Comments Tweet Are you old enough to remember when the TV remote control was invented? The iPad is not a computer.

Is SMS Marketing Still a Viable Strategy?

Techipedia: Tamar Weinberg

As most brands and organizations now have a mobile optimized version of their website, the focus is now on encouraging users to travel to your site and interact with the brand itself in order to push increased revenue. This could include iPad, clothing or meal voucher giveaways.

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10 Tips For Taking A Vacation From Social Media

SocMed Sean

7) Buy a guidebook featuring popular restaurants, tourist destinations, maps, and travel tips – I know it seems old-fashioned, but having a physical book will help keep you off Google Maps, Yelp, Foursquare, and Urban Spoon. Not eBooks, not PDFs loaded onto your iPad or tablet.

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Will India See a Rise in Digital PR?

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For example, Kasturi and Sons Ltd, publisher of The Hindu , has recently launched iPad and mobile apps for its general and financial newspapers. reading and traveling. Ed: A version of this post originally ran on September 20, 2013 on

The Case for Active Users as Social Media Community Managers

Akamai Marketing

Here’s another example, during the recent tsunami warning in Hawaii, only one travel and tourism brand was active in the discussion: Starwood Hawaii . Travel and tourism in our state’s largest industry. The Case For Active Users as Social Media Community Managers.

Should You Outsource Your Social Media Efforts?

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17 Digital Marketing Experts Share Their Top Tips, Tricks, and Tools

Techipedia: Tamar Weinberg

One is Hootsuite for iPad. With the breadth and depth of social media services out there, it’s no wonder that we often find ourselves lost in the vast array of services. Further, those who are seasoned may seem at a loss in the apparent “simplicity&# of it all.

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9 Tips for a Successful Webinar Event


Even though the audience enjoys the benefit of not spending time and money to travel to a central location, they are still spending time to attend the webinar. Webinars serve multiple purposes. In business, webinars can be a valuable tool for solidifying relationships with your clients.

Content vs. Community: How Online Publishers Can Nurture Both

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Unboxing the The Toshiba Thrive with Android. Lots of Pictures and Excellent Customer Service

Josh S Peters

This is the one area that iPad jealousy creeps in. I just hope that it does well enough that Zagg and Logitech make a keyboard & case combo like they did for the iPad. Behold, the Toshiba Thrive powered by Android.

HOW TO: Properly Use Badges to Engage Customers

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5 Tips for Great Content Curation

Hunt, reporter/correspondent for PZNews, Sydney Ryan, our Australian Chihuahua heads up the Travel Division, Bob Cat, is our media and Youtube curator/commentator and finally, Puzzi Chat is our classically trained French Art and Style reporter/curator. Travel Lists. iPad App.