Sheila is taking a month off from being our main newsletter author. She spent time traveling with her family and celebrating her birthday. She's all full of travel-y goodness about West Texas. Just ask her about it. So I'm at the newsletter helm today, and as weird as it feels...
It's an idea we are borrowing from Liz Strauss's Successful Blog. It happens to be how Sheila and Becky met: Open Mic Night. We'll be talking about the latest and greatest trends for tourism. Sheila's going to share some of her thoughts on what's coming, and Becky is adding her...
Your town is not too small. Your potential visitors, even the older ones, are online right now. Let me introduce you to your customer, Miss Dazey. She's an online ace, over age 60. She loves to research her travels online, long before she ever leaves the house. Are you catering to...
One of our charter members asked us about what NOT to do when using social media to promote tourism. What a great question! Here are the big three answers: Don't ignore it; it's not going away. Don't think you can't do it, because you can. We're here with education...
One of our charter members asked a great question about social media marketing for tourism: How do I do it in the least amount of time on the computer? One of the biggest roadblocks we hear consistently is “lack of time.” We understand this all too well ourselves. Becky is...
Des attended some presentations on the Tourism Queensland project, The World's Best Job. He joins us with some thoughts on what went right, what didn't go as well and how to maintain ongoing momentum. Interview with Des Walsh A few choice tidbits from our conversation "How would you like some repeat business?"...
Coming September 9, 2009 Social web learning resources specifically for tourism from Sheila Scarborough & Becky McCray New ideas are changing tourism. Now it is possible to reach more people, in more places than you could ever have afforded to before. But it's also more complex, with more complicated choices, and a faster pace...