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Travel Post Friday: Travel Meetup at SXSWi

One of the 5000+ events at the SXSWi (South by Southwest Interactive) tech conference in Austin, Texas is a series of Meet Ups so that people with similar interests have a chance to find one another in the 20,000+ person … Continue reading

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Social photography and visual storytelling at Hawaii Social Media Summit

I know, tough gig when you have to go to Hawaii to speak, right? Thanks very much to Technology News Bytes for inviting me out to Honolulu for the Hawaii Social Media Summit; there was a diverse and interesting speaker … Continue reading

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Better online content – screenshots for slide presentations

(Part of the “Better Online Content” series of posts: quick tips on creating more effective content that takes advantage of the social web’s unique publishing environment.) Presentations about social media and online publishing are a lot more effective if the audience … Continue reading

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Better Online Content: steady your camera without a tripod

(Part of the “Better Online Content” series of posts: quick tips on creating more effective content that takes advantage of the social web’s unique publishing environment.) Here is how to use any available surface as a way to steady your camera…. … Continue reading

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Pinterest and tourism: visual inspiration for your visitors

Most of you probably have the same reaction that I do when someone announces a “new social network”  –  oh, no, not ANOTHER one! It’s enough to keep juggling the time-suck challenges of all the current ones, right? So, it … Continue reading

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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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Hotels and social media: a kick-start guide

It’s a logical question from busy hospitality professionals…. How in the world are they supposed to do all this “social media stuff” while also, you know, running a hotel or resort?! I asked this question of Andy Hayes, a tourism … Continue reading

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Ow! It hurts when you pick my brain

Getting a bit tired of people offering to buy you coffee and “pick your brain?” I have to tell you, this sort of request was a lot less bothersome when I had a salaried position than it is now, when … Continue reading

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Carnival of Cities for 23 March 2011

Welcome to the Carnival of Cities blog carnival, where we tour the world in a single post, via submissions from a variety of different blogs, all about any aspect of one, single city (or fair-sized town.) Thanks to Best Family Travel Advice … Continue reading

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Carnival of Cities for 9 February 2011

Welcome to the Carnival of Cities blog carnival, where we tour the world in a single post, via submissions from a variety of different blogs, all about any aspect of one, single city (or fair-sized town.) The previous edition was here … Continue reading

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