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6 Powerful Social Media Lessons from Tourism that will Boost Your Brand

Socially Sorted

We can learn a lot from the Tourism Industry when it comes to Social Media Smarts. . In this post I share 6 Powerful Social Media Lessons from Tourism that work… that you can implement in your business to boost your brand too! .

Hospitality & Tourism Students Meet Social Media

Bare Feet Studios

This Friday I am speaking to about 150 Maui high school students who are in the hospitality and tourism track. i Kula Lavender , is determined to get social media best practices embedded in our Maui tourism community as early as possible!

Google+ for Tourism, CVBs, and Cities

Freelance Social Media

We hope that convention and visitors bureaus, cities, and others in the tourism industry will find it useful. You can download the guide here: Google+ for tourism, CVBs, and cities . This content from: Freelance Social Media. Google+ for Tourism, CVBs, and Cities.

Google+ for Tourism, CVBs, and Cities

Freelance Social Media

We hope that convention and visitors bureaus, cities, and others in the tourism industry will find it useful. You can download the guide here: Google+ for tourism, CVBs, and cities . This content from: Freelance Social Media. Google+ for Tourism, CVBs, and Cities.

7 Awesome Hacks to Promote Your Social Media Posts

Convince & Convert

Every day, the average social media user is inundated with a ton of posts. Considering each link posted to social media enjoys a half-life of around three hours , brands must search constantly for novel ways to promote their posts to keep them relevant for longer.

Social Media Isn’t Rocket Science; It’s Social

Spin Sucks

It seems to happen every time you talk to small business people about social media, doesn’t it? Since when is being social complicated? Social media is another form of simple conversation and if you’re in small business, you have to be involved in the conversation.

The Future of Social Media (And How to Prepare For It): The State of Social Media 2016 Report

Buffer Social

Imagine being able to predict the next big thing on social media, knowing what social media will look like in 2017 and beyond and how will brands use social platforms to connect with their audience. – The evolution of social media roles.

How to Write a Social Media Strategy in 9 Steps

Laurel Papworth

Do you have to write a social media strategy for a client? Videos Covers Course Content: Client Brief x 4 and Social Media Strategy Steps x 9 . What subjects are close the Brand’s corporate social responsibility vs which one’s to stay away from.

Tourism Tweetup: Connecting Locals & Visitors

Bare Feet Studios

Social media can facilitate this in so many ways. This week the Maui Visitors and Convention Bureau is hosting a group of travel bloggers for a new media press trip. News Social Media Strategy best maui blogs bloggers foodies maui tourism travel

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. Even if you’ve decided you have the budget for social media, where do you focus? Tourism/Travel/Hospitality.

The 11 Top Social Media Management Tools I Can’t Live Without

Socially Sorted

These are the 11 Top Social Media Management Tools for Business that I can’t Live Without in my business right now. . I’ve tried and tested many tools but these are the tools that I am using right now, every week to post and engage on social media. .

The Case for Active Users as Social Media Community Managers

Akamai Marketing

The Case For Active Users as Social Media Community Managers. I’m an advisor at Pacific New Media for a social media certificate program they are launching. They’ve had social media classes for several semesters and I’ve taught several classes.

Three Little-Known Ways to Use Pinterest to Promote Your Business

Spin Sucks

Seemingly everyone is using the wildly popular social network, Pinterest , and blog post after blog post touts the benefits of the latest social media darling. At Visit Bucks County , the official tourism promotion agency for Bucks County, Pa.,

Social Media Complainers – your new BFF's

Akamai Marketing

My favorite tidbit of info: 68% of consumers who posted a complaint or negative review on a social networking or ratings/reviews site got a response. The quicker the response, the happier the complainer and the more impressed the social media listeners are.

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Not Tracking Social Media ROI is Your Fault

Convince & Convert

Last week, Susan Etlinger from Altimeter Group published the Social Media ROI Cookbook. It contains significant quantities of solid thinking, and provides a useful framework of six primary ways to measure social media effectiveness. Is social media ROI attainable?

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Three awesome social media campaigns by CVBs and hotels

SocialFish

——– Convention and Visitors Bureaus have become invaluable resources for local business communities and these independent non-profit organizations operate in all major cities, with the aim of stimulating tourism-based economic activity.

List of 8 Social Media Anti Advertising Ads

Laurel Papworth

What happens when the consumer fights back against the advertiser (using social media channels)? It takes a quite a lot of passion and commitment to shift the consumer from almost passive snippy media snacks like status updates to spending their weekend creating full blown anti ads.

New research about how to have more engaging Facebook posts

Akamai Marketing

We’re all looking for quantifiable data for our social media efforts, right? That’s why I wanted to share with you the findings of a recent study by Buddy Media. Featured Study social media beverage days engagement facebook food pages post tourism travel

Bare Feet Studios Final Three for Best Social Media Campaign

Bare Feet Studios

We are so thrilled to be one of the three finalists for the 2012 Annual Pacific Edge Magazine business awards: best social media campaign. As founder of the Hawaii chapter of the Social Media Club (SMCHI) , I am giddy happy that four of our members are finalists in the overall awards.

#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.

A Thousand Little Cuts of Social Media – A Kaizen Approach

Akamai Marketing

THEN, I’m going to tell you why its relevant to social media. How does Kaizen relate to social media? have when beginning a social media program. Start by asking your employees simple questions about social media.

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Mongrel Media: When Corporate Comms hijacks Traditional and Social Media

Laurel Papworth

Mongrel Media: Traditional vs Corporate vs Social Media. I’m betting on the mongrel Corporate taking over Heritage AND Social channels. The perils of losing traditional media to corporate media and ending up with Mongrel Media. Mongrel Media.

The 39 Social Media Tools I’ll Use Today

www.convinceandconvert.com

Also, at my social media speaking engagements hither and yon I’m often asked what tools I use. So, I took a personal inventory and created this overview of the 39 social media tools I use daily. Mobile access to the social Web is a virtual requirement to do it well.

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On Alice in Wonderland and Social Media

Akamai Marketing

Recently, I’ve been thinking about how social media compares to Alice in Wonderland. If you’re up for a journey – join me on the exploration of Alice, the business, in the Wonderland of Social Media and what we can learn from Alice’s experience.

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Google+ for Tourism, CVBs, and Cities

Freelance Social Media

We hope that convention and visitors bureaus, cities, and others in the tourism industry will find it useful. You can download the guide here: Google+ for tourism, CVBs, and cities . This content from: Freelance Social Media. Google+ for Tourism, CVBs, and Cities.

How Pink Panties Heralded India's Social Media Movement

Waxing UnLyrical

In the Indian context, the web has begun to move beyond a media genre that was no different in terms of interruption when compared to conventional media like television and radio. Apprehensions of a social bubble, destined to eventually attain saturation, still linger.

10 Ways Slideshare Can Benefit Your Social Media Strategy

Writtent Blog

If you’re unimpressed, think about this: it’s considerably less social than other networks. The most-common tags on the network are business, market, trends, research, social media, and statistics. It’s Multi-Media. Content Marketing Social Media Marketing

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Social Media: Australian Society of Travel Writers

Laurel Papworth

In November last year, I spoke on social media and the impact it has on the Travel Writers industry. I’m convinced that anyone currently in the writing/communicating industry will do fantastically well in social media. Social Media and Travel writers.

#SproutChat Recap: Managing Social Media on the Go

Sprout Social

The Q2 2016 Sprout Social Index found that 34.5% of consumers identify social media as their top choice for customer care. Proving that consumers are sending inquiries to brands on social–but how long are they willing to wait for a response? This means that social media managers need to be present and responsive nearly 24/7. Check out their best practices for managing social on the go in this week’s Twitter chat recap. .

Summary of New Media Artist-in-Residence Program

Bare Feet Studios

This past year, I was hired by the Lānaʻi Visitors Bureau (LVB) to run a social media marketing campaign for them, based on a very original concept created in discussion with Mr. Keliʻi Brown, who is the PR director for the Maui Visitors Bureau (MVB).

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Hotels and Social Media Travel Tourism

Laurel Papworth

HotelsMag has come up with 10 Internet Marketing Resolutions for 2010 including social media ones. Engage your customers directly via social media and mobile initiatives, and Web 2.0 Over 44% of Internet users are active in social media.

Social Media and Tourism: Let’s Talk Together

Bare Feet Studios

We have small businesses who can now leverage their time and budgets using social media to reach out beyond the local paper – they are getting up to speed on this. Maui Locals as Social Media Catalysts #MauiCatalyst #SMCHI #Tourism #MauiSMUG via Liza Pierce @amauiblog.

5 Essential Business Questions for Modern Marketers

Engaging Brand

This week I was interviewing Patrick Schwerdtfeger, author of “ Marketing Shortcuts for the Self-Employed ” and a regular speaker about modern entrepreneurship and the social media revolution at conferences and conventions around the world.

F8 2017 Recap: 10 Major Announcements Every Marketer Should Know

Buffer Social

We followed the conference for the past two days and would love to share the top 10 things we think social media marketers should take away from this F8 2017. What it means for marketers: Facebook Analytics might become the new Google Analytics for social media marketers.

Free Idea: Podcaster-in-Residence Saves Hawaii Tourism?

Bare Feet Studios

Free Idea: Podcaster-in-Residence Saves Hawaii Tourism? But in this case, it would be not exclusively about the podcaster finding her muse, but also about creating media for the hotel.

Convince and Convert Blog: Social Media Strategy and Social Media.

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 3 Amigos: Email, Blogging, Social Sharing August 19th, 2010 |Written By: Jay Baer | View Comments Tweet For a while now, there’s been too much talk about social media vs. email vs. search.

3 Hashtag Search Tools That Are Crazy Easy to Use

agora pulse

If you are looking to incorporate social media into your event , you’ll need to consider including a branded hashtag in your event strategy. One destination marketing organization that does this well is the Virginia Tourism Corporation.

The Spin Sucks Inquisition: Jessica Lawlor

Spin Sucks

Now, I work as the communications manager for a tourism office outside of Philadelphia—another job I would have loved to learn more about in school. FollowFriday follow Social Media blake mycoskie get gutsy jessica lawlor Muck Rack start something that matters toms shoes

The Spin Sucks Inquisition: Betsy Decillis

Spin Sucks

Betsy is a communicator, social media expert, and tourism specialist. FollowFriday follow Social Media BAD crocheting ice cream jeni's knitting PRSAOn this week's Inquisition, Gini Dietrich hosts Betsy Decillis.

Brands Rocking Instagram

Mindjumpers

But how can brands benefit from this visual and colorful social medium? Facebook Is Global, But Social Is Local. Best Practise Cases Brands Contest Instagram Social Media Visual content bestpractice Branding Heineken howtoinstagram redbull visitcopenhagen