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Travel Post Friday: the closer to the ocean, the better. For the ions, you know.

If I can walk out onto a balcony, hear waves crashing and smell that salty smell, I’m a happy hotel/house guest. Really, what else would you expect from a formerly seagoing Navy woman? My husband Chris Fancher told me when … Continue reading

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Carnival of Cities for 12 Dec 2013

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. We normally publish every other … Continue reading

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Carnival of Cities for 31 October 2013

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. We normally publish every other … Continue reading

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Carnival of Cities for 2 October 2013

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. After taking a break for … Continue reading

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Social media is not hard: you talk about pie

Too many folks WAY over-complicate social media. As my Tourism Currents business partner Leslie McLellan says, “It’s NOT rocket science; it’s social.” The screenshot above is an enjoyable exchange on Twitter between me (who likes to visit OKC and tell … Continue reading

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Better online content: don’t forget audio

(Part of my “Better Online Content” series of posts: quick tips on creating more effective content that takes advantage of the social web’s unique publishing environment.) In the rush towards more visual content like photos and video, don’t forget about appealing … Continue reading

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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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Travel Post Friday: seeing landmarks in a new way

When two nutballs lie down on the ground, put their feet up and play with reflections, this is what you see. My friend and Tourism Currents co-founder Becky McCray and I are reflected in Chicago’s shiny public sculpture Cloud Gate … Continue reading

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