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6 ways to improve your destination marketing (and why you’re toast if you don’t)

Tuesday, May 12, 2009

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(This is an Open Letter guest post from travel expert Tim Leffel, who wants to help public relations (PR) and marketing folks who are stumbling around in the dark regarding Web-based tourism development.  Anyone who still deals with a recalcitrant boss about these issues, even if you aren’t in travel and tourism, will find something [...]

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Escaping the geek bubble at Austin’s Metropolitan Breakfast Club

Monday, March 9, 2009

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“Birds of a feather….” Connie and I do realize that when you spend a lot of time around the feathered tribe of tech-savvy folks (thereby miraculously becoming two of Austin’s Social Media Mavens) it can be easy to forget that not everyone’s world revolves around LinkedIn, Facebook, Twitter and blogging, aka “the tech-o chamber.” As [...]

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Shaking the social media tree in the tourism business

Friday, January 30, 2009

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I’m doing some writing and marketing work for the travel site UpTake; in addition to hosting my Carnival of Cities blog carnival periodically on their Attractions blog, I’ll be covering travel industry social media topics on the UpTake Travel Industry blog. To get started with a bit of a bang, I wrote two posts this [...]

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Teaching the teachers: what we’ve learned from our social media workshops

Sunday, January 11, 2009

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In June 2008, after a lot of talks with Connie Reece, reflection time at the SOBCon conference and great advice from both Small Biz Survival’s Becky McCray and Successful Blog’s Liz Strauss, we began to teach a series of entry-level Every Dot Connects social media workshops. Connie, Jennifer Navarrete and I knew that we had [...]

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