While I think it’s a given that tourism organizations should connect with their local bloggers – just as they should know the local print, TV, and radio media people – it’s also important to remember that social media influence goes … Continue reading
Tag Archives: influencers
Some influential online communicators either don’t have a blog or it’s pretty dormant. Their channels are elsewhere. They might be big on Facebook, or very active on Twitter, or photo powerhouses on Flickr and Instagram, or busy with LinkedIn, but … Continue reading
Remember how (as Tourism Currents) we set up and ran the first-ever Tourism track at the 2010 BlogWorld online publishing conference? How we said that you have to go where the geeks are to connect with tech-savvy travelers, and that … Continue reading
Two observations bracketing my day today: Bloggers as Moochers This morning on Twitter, I noted (tweeting as @TourismCurrents) a press trip announcement for Southern city B&Bs that wants writers with letters of assignment from print publications with “minimum annual circulation … Continue reading
Thanks very much to marketing expert Simon Salt for some dynamite thoughts in his 3 Myths of Social Media Influence. The title I’ve given this post pretty much sums up the myths. You should take a sec and click … Continue reading
Not that we’re COUNTING the days until our BlogWorld Tourism Track, or anything…. Update: Well, this is annoying, but the “I’m Going” button keeps running into a digital brick wall. Phooey. Here’s the link to the Eventful page instead.
(In our Tourism Currents course – which is now open to new enrollments! – we call your online fans and supporters “online champions.” Please join us to find out more about using social media tools for connecting with visitors.) Spend … Continue reading