Tag Archives: press trips

Not saying something negative is still saying something

This comment in a Facebook Group is why I worry about objective coverage from press trips and fam tours: Travel blogger: “We had a AWFUL stay at a well-known place. I told the PR person that I could write about … Continue reading

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NMX BlogWorld New York 2012 wrap-up: press trips, ROI, goofs and serious blogging

After a whirlwind week in Manhattan at the East Coast version of New Media Expo/NMX presented by BlogWorld (NMX is the new name for BlogWorld & New Media Expo) here are a few takeaways that you may find useful: ** … Continue reading

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The secret sauce for invites to press trips or fam tours

If you are a blogger, here is how you develop a professional reputation┬áto catch the eye of tourism and hospitality organizations that offer press trips and fam (familiarization) tours…. Start in your own town. Yes, start with the assets right … 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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