Social Media and Travel

Social Media Marketing

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. travel social media trends Twitter

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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YouTube - Informal Learning in 10 minutes

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Sign in to YouTube now! Sign in to YouTube now! Sign in to YouTube now! Im trying to post this video on my blog, but it looks like YouTube doesnt support TypePad yet, so Im just going to have to link to it. Join YouTube for a free account, or sign in if you are already a member. Sign in to YouTube now! Travel Wales-Tr avel Nor. YouTube. YouTube Handbook. YouTube On Your Site. © 2008 YouTube, LLC Close. Sign Up.

Turkish Airlines Video Ad Tops 100 Million Views

The Realtime Report

Turkish Airlines’ viral video ad, featuring Kobe Bryant and Argentine soccer star Lionel Messi, topped 100 million views on YouTube today. The Turkish Airlines spot was an immediate success, garnering over 4 million views within 1 day of the video’s YouTube launch on December 6th.

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!

A Complete Guide to Facebook’s Q2 2016 Earnings Call

SocialTimes Facebook

In Q2, we expanded dynamic ads to Instagram and also launched dynamic ads for travel. Facebook reported strong second-quarter-2016 financial results Wednesday, with revenue up 59 percent year-over year and net income soaring 186 percent compared with the second quarter of 2015.

Visual Analytics: Find Your Brand’s Visual Influencers

Talkwalker SM

in returns, or even higher if you are in the food, retail or travel industry (2015, The Shelf ). This was the most engaging video on YouTube related to Adidas over the last seven days. You should have already heard this statistic: over 1.8

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

Techipedia: Tamar Weinberg

On top of that, let’s add all of the other social networks out there including Linkedin, Foursquare, Myspace, Friendster, Tumblr, YouTube and the list goes on. Tourism/Travel/Hospitality. Goals: Connect with new clients who enjoy traveling. This is a guest post by Angela Denby.

10 Travel Influencers Your Brand Should Partner With

Pixlee

Social-media savvy travelers are making an indelible mark on the travel and hospitality industries. Leveraging partnerships with travel influencers can help hospitality and travel brands reach a wider audience and boost engagement and bookings all while showcasing the brand in an authentic and organic way. How do you find the right influencers to represent your travel brand? Here are 10 popular travel influencers to be aware of as you begin your search.

The Digital Generation Is Now Every Generation

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Then, they call their travel agent, discuss flight options for an upcoming conference, write them a cheque and their airline ticket arrives via courier several days later. Both older generations identified YouTube as their second favorite social platform and the divide between the two networks is staggering. For Gen X, Facebook is 54% more popular than YouTube.". youtube. . Everything is digital. Everyone is online. These are just platitudes.

Travel, Tweets, Trends – Social Media Runs Rampant in Adventure Travel

Convince & Convert

I’ll write more about those issues soon, but today let’s turn our attention to an industry where social media is thriving like Cher’s plastic surgeon: Adventure Travel! The Travel, Tweets, & Trends Report.

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. I’m making the official call. Social Media is ubiquitous.

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You Are The Company That You Keep

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We have Facebook , LinkedIn , Twitter , YouTube and more where we are sharing anything and everything that we're up to. These two executives were travelling on business for RIM. I would argue even harder that if they're travelling for business, then they represent the business. But, these two should know that when they're travelling for business, they are the business. business travel. youtube.

Hotels and Social Media Travel Tourism

Laurel Papworth

I know that travel consumers booking via my hotel website i.e. direct customers are more loyal, bring more revenue and tend to travel more often. In 2009, even the top 30 major hotel brands t increased their dependence on the Online Travel Agencies (OTAs)-from 25.4%

New Media Artist-in-Residence Program for Lanai

Bare Feet Studios

I’ve been meaning to write more about the innovative travel blogger program I am doing with the L?na?i I started the conversation here with some advice for travel destinations. Six of the seven are currently in the top 100 Travel Bloggers.

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YouTube Tuesday: Checking In With Facebook Places

Firebelly

Digitalia | Indianapolis Social Media Marketing « Firebelly at Blog Indiana | Main | 5 Helpful Facebook Places for Business Articles » August 24, 2010 YouTube Tuesday: Checking In With Facebook Places People are calling it a FourSquare killer.

12 Years

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These people are not just blogging their thoughts, but then promoting them across Twitter , Facebook , YouTube and beyond. It has also allowed me to travel the world, meet many of you in your "protein forms" and development life-long and tangible friendships that I cherish beyond the words. youtube. September 29th, 2003. That's when I wrote my first blog post. 5000 posts later. and here we are. Deaths. Births. Downs. Health. Sickness. You name it.

Extra Boost of “V”: More Vloggers for your YouTube Cravings

Waxing UnLyrical

So here are six more YouTubers that I follow now and again: Natalie ( communitychannel ) Who? He loves producing skits and parodies of mainstream and YouTube culture, often with his friends involved. Also, have you heard of YouTube Live?

5 Mistakes That Prevent Your Content From Going Viral

Pamorama

You share them on Twitter, Facebook, YouTube, Instagram, and your other social media channels. Stories: Information travels via what appears to be idle conversation. If you’re marketing video content, use channels other than YouTube to get some traction.

Where Great Content Comes From

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Sarah was a part of the all-star stage, where famed TED speakers from events past got the chance to riff on what they have been up to since cranking million of views on YouTube and beyond. After talking about her new book, recent travels and the fame of being famous because of TED, the host asked her about the construct of poetry, her levels of concentration and the effort it takes to create a poem. youtube. This could get gross. You have been warned.

What’s In My Gear Bag: 2013 Edition

Justin Levy

While there are many benefits to travel, one of the difficulties is staying productive while you’re on the go. Over this time I have had to figure out the tools that I need to be productive while traveling.

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. Somehow, this week, I was trolling through YouTube and came across this episode with Dani Shapiro. youtube.

Weak Passwords Can Jeopardize Your Personal And Professional Security [Infographic]

SocMed Sean

What kinds of information are you sharing on social networks like Facebook, Twitter, LinkedIn, Foursquare and YouTube: Your name Your location Your employer and your employment history Your kids’ names Your kids’ schools (how many of their photos have their school name on them?)

3 Tips For Nonprofits To Boost Their Social Media Presence

SocialFish

YouTube is the second-most active, with Google+ and Twitter coming in third and fourth. Pinterest drives more traffic to publisher websites than Google+, Twitter, YouTube, and LinkedIn combined. The primary goal of Sec. 501 organizations is not profit.

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How to Find Influencers on Twitter

Razor Social

Klear is a powerful tool for analyzing Twitter accounts (it also supports, YouTube, blogs and Instagram). Searching for travel writers. A filtered list of travel writers. Who are the key influencers in your industry on Twitter that you need to connect with?

Twitter Doesn't Do Everything Well

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Jarvis' main point is focused on the idea that because we now have a connected world that is increasingly mobile and allows information to travel in real-time, the concept of news has shifted from a product to a process. There are things that Twitter and YouTube do extremely well, and there are many other things that it doesn't do well at all. youtube. Can Twitter replace newspaper and magazine articles?

The Beast About Strike

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I had too much travel to make the commitment, on the day of the flash mob I was in two big client presentations and ultimately, this event involves two things I'm really not good at: dressing up and dancing. youtube. It's not about me.

3 Viral Marketing Lessons from the 2016 Super Bowl Commercials

Talkwalker SM

As the virality map below shows, the majority of the discussion of this video stayed on YouTube but there was still significant spread to other media types, particularly on forums and on Twitter. Super Bowl ads were getting millions of views on YouTube well before the game itself.

10 Examples of Social Media ROI [Infographic]

Pamorama

Traveling salespeople knew their audience well, and went door-to-door to deliver custom personal messages about their products to willing buyers. Channels used: YouTube and Twitter. Does social media drive ROI? Many brands are still plagued by this question. .

The New Journalism

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The video of their encounter (which was originally posted to Disptach.com ) is now clocking in at 8 million views on YouTube. How far that piece travels and who it reaches it not based on a fixed distribution system or promise of reach. It's based on who passes the story around (and well beyond YouTube and into other channels like Twitter , Facebook , Blogs, etc.). youtube. Everyone likes a feel good story.

12 Incredibly Useful Video Tips to Make Better Videos

Peg Fitzpatrick

I’m going to share useful video tips from a digital native YouTuber, my daughter Shayla. Shayla has been immersed on YouTube for years, not only watching videos but learning what works on camera and what doesn’t. Zimmerman – Instagram tips on YouTube!

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The Value Of Utilitarianism Marketing

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It's obvious that just having a Facebook page, YouTube channel, Twitter feed or whatever can get a brand to accumulate followers and friends at a fast and furious pace. Consumers can also add their favorites or rate the ones they have just used (as a frequent traveler, this app holds a coveted position on my home screen). youtube. It's a cluttered world. It's an even more cluttered Marketing world. Brands still think it's all about the pomp and circumstance. It is.

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Why is Grandma Using Facebook and Uncle Joe Using Twitter? 10 Social Media Statistics That May Surprise You

Social Media Citizens

I thought I would share them with you as they may just change the way you think about sites such as Facebook, LinkedIn, Twitter and YouTube. Men are more likely to use Twitter or YouTube. Travel: Women 6.9% – Men 8.3%. The social media landscape is changing at a rapid rate.

How Consistent Branding is Being Challenged in the Digital Age

Techipedia: Tamar Weinberg

They have hundreds of internal staff and thousands of travel agents and websites using their new branding on a daily basis and needed some way to maintain brand consistency. This is a guest post by Lucy Hunt.

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Six Links Worthy Of Your Attention #247

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Check out these six links that we''re recommending to one another: IBM Selectric Typewriter and its Digital to Analogue Converter - YouTube. Is there any kind of method to the madness that is airline travel cancellations, delays and frustrations? youtube.

Six Links Worthy Of Your Attention #228

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YouTube sensations: How online celebrities get rich in an often-wacky world - CBC. "I Because I was travelling, I wound up PVRing the episode. they ran a even-more fascinating segment on how many YouTube celebrities are raking in millions of dollars. It would be easy to dismiss this as one of those, ''you too can make millions of dollars on YouTube'' pipe-dream kinda pieces. Instead, it made me realize just how much the future of television looks like YouTube."

The 50 User Generated Content Stats You Need to Know

Pixlee

That's followed by cars (54%), major appliances (53%), mobile phones (46%), hotels (45%), and travel plans (40%). 74% of Millennials said that UGC inspired a purchase decision when booking travel over professional photos.

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I CHALLENGE @REALASKANINJA TO A STARE! (3.2.11 – YTO Day 61)

Taylor Marek

YouTube Orbit Day 61. Online Video askaninja conspirators orbit stare taylor marek world travelers YouTube YTOI decided to challenge ‘AskANinja’ to a stare.

I CHALLENGE @REALASKANINJA TO A STARE! (3.2.11 – YTO Day 61)

Taylor Marek

YouTube Orbit Day 61. Online Video askaninja conspirators orbit stare taylor marek world travelers YouTube YTOI decided to challenge ‘AskANinja’ to a stare.

I CHALLENGE @REALASKANINJA TO A STARE! (3.2.11 – YTO Day 61)

Taylor Marek

YouTube Orbit Day 61. Online Video askaninja conspirators orbit stare taylor marek world travelers YouTube YTOI decided to challenge ‘AskANinja’ to a stare.