Tag Archives: new media

My thoughts on the TBEX 2013 travel blogging conference

My relationship with the TBEX travel blogging conference dates from the second one in New York (kind of a pickup ball game with a little over 100 people in an NYU theater in Greenwich Village, where I spoke on a … Continue reading

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4 ways to connect with travel bloggers besides pitching them with email

Sure, those who want to get their destination, hotel or business in front of travel bloggers can email-bomb whichever ones have high Klout/social influence scores, or they can buy a list of blogger names from some company and email-bomb them … Continue reading

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Who has the chops for the goodies?

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

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Age, technology and social media

How would your 25-year-old self react if he or she heard you say, “I’m too old to figure out all of this technology and social media stuff?” Think about the words that might be used. “Age has nothing to do with … Continue reading

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