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Not-so-boring webinars: a guide

At the national conference for the AWC (Association for Women in Communications) I was excited to speak at a session with Maria Henneberry about creating and conducting online training through webinars. AWC organizes and runs a webinar series about a … Continue reading

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Three things you need to create great content and how time management drives them all

It’s a simple formula, really. To create and publish great content (blog posts, Facebook Page Wall notes, videos, tweets) you need…. 1)  Lots of good ideas about something that interests you, a way to record those ideas and time to … Continue reading

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How I created a Gowalla Trip for my town

(Update: Gowalla was bought by Facebook and shut down, so none of its links work anymore. I was sad to see it go.) I’ve been experimenting on my new smartphone with location-based services like Gowalla and Foursquare, and have begun … Continue reading

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For better video and photos, go get a tripod

A follow-up to my earlier post about not getting an HD video camera till you know what you’re getting into…. I have been practically welded to my tripod (a three-legged Sunpak 6060) for the last few weeks as I’ve shot … Continue reading

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Want some blogging tips? Three days of great info are coming your way

For those of you who are interested in really ramping up your blogging skills, I’ll be participating in a Webinar next week called the Girlfriend’s Guide to the Business of Blogging. Conference organizer Debbie Lawrence saw me on Twitter – I … Continue reading

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Twitter and travel: tips from the Travel Insights 100

What do people who live and breathe travel have to say about Twitter? Look no further than a recent survey of members of the Travel Insights 100. It’s a group of 100 travel writers, bloggers and thought leaders across eight … Continue reading

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Tourism marketing note: put social media links on your main Web site

This may be stating the obvious for many, but I’m seeing the same problem so often that there’s obviously a disconnect…. If your tourism organization is participating in social media sites like Twitter, Facebook, YouTube, etc., do not forget to … Continue reading

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Bring the money home: launch a Shop Local campaign

The publication of my Social Media and Tourism ebook yesterday (update – it’s now part of the Tourism Currents online course in social media) marked the start of an exciting business collaboration with Oklahoma-based entrepreneur and small town business expert … Continue reading

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