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

Techipedia: Tamar Weinberg

Without a clear methodology of measuring ROI, many businesses are still cautious to spend their marketing budget on social media and web 2.0. Many online marketing analysts predict that representation on sites like Facebook is quickly becoming just as important as a website for one simple reason. Tourism/Travel/Hospitality.

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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. The entire program generated much interest in tourism circles. The result?

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Four Free Digital Marketing Tools for Non-Profits

Waxing UnLyrical

Waxing UnLyrical personal, possibly poetic, musings on public relations, media, communication, and everything in between About Shonali Four Free Digital Marketing Tools for Non-Profits January 24th, 2011 Tweet Guest post by Erica Holt These are frugal days, and everyone loves getting and writing about free stuff. She lives in Takoma Park, Md.,

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Twitter-ups the future of events, sponsorship and event marketing

Akamai Marketing

Prediction: tomorrow’s event, event marketing and sponsorship opportunity is with “Tweet-ups” where like-minded Twitter-peeps meet up to meet each other in person. Here’s the great thing: by their very nature, Twitter-peeps share something in common, making it a very powerful marketing tool. Everyone is doing it. Ah, events.

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Tourism: Festivals are Powerful Economical Tools | Bare Feet Blog

Bare Feet Studios

Festivals make your marketing dollars go farther. We hope the local business and tourism community will collaborate with us to showcase our beautiful state and akamai kama’aina. How many of our tourism, PR, communications, and advertising execs blog or podcast or twitter? Internet spend increased over 18% from 06 to 07.

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This Is Canada's QR Codes | Freelance Social Media

Freelance Social Media

Social Links Freelance Social Media Social Media Tips and Marketing Blog Home About Contact Subscribe This Is Canada’s QR Codes by Justin on June 15, 2010 An article in the Sunday paper spoke about bar and QR codes and the creative uses being seen today. Then I stumbled upon “This is Canada&#.

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Presidential Elections, Pandemics, Natural Disasters: When to Pause Your Social Media Channels

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As these events unfold, many marketers may be struggling to figure out whether they should pause social media channels for their company or clients. So why should your marketing calendar remain unchanged? Make sure they won’t automatically share new links or RSS feeds until you’ve resumed your normal publishing schedule.