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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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How to find travel bloggers? Go where they hang out, online and off

To find travel bloggers (or any niche group) you need to go where they are, both on- and offline hangout spots. Of course, don’t be that annoying, sales-y, pushy person once you get there, but I digress…. Since I started … Continue reading

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No one said it would be easy

Building our Tourism Currents social media training business has NOT been easy. To launch in 2009 in the teeth of a recession was, ah, character-building, but seeing our logo up there as an official sponsor of the TBEX (Travel Blog … Continue reading

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Travel Post Friday: Who slept here in 1896?

Who stayed in Denver’s elegant Brown Palace Hotel on Monday, March 9, 1896? Musician John Philip Sousa, the man who composed The Stars and Stripes Forever among many other marches and famous songs. One of the hotel historians brought the … Continue reading

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Online, offline and the Berlin Wall

In one of those great moments when an online acquaintance suddenly appears in front of you offline, I was thrilled last week to meet the person who sent me this bit of the Berlin Wall. It was part of a … Continue reading

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Travel Post Friday: great Amtrekker tips on making better video

Although he couldn’t come in person to last year’s TBEX in New York (Travel Blog Exchange conference for travel bloggers – the sold-out 2011 TBEX is in Vancouver) I’ve never forgotten the “remote presentation” created by Brett the Amtrekker. He’s … Continue reading

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