8 Key Elements For an Effective Hashtag

When it comes down to storytelling, travel brands have a clear edge over organizations in other industries: we sell experiences, memories. And whether people travel for business or leisure, they tend to share these moments on social media, in real-time, via their always-on mobile devices. One of the big trends that has been shaping how […]

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The #1 Thing Every Travel Blogger Should Be Doing on Twitter

  There are a number of things bloggers should be doing to showcase themselves and their blogs on Twitter. Here are three of the most important: Have a Clear Profile Picture: People want to see what you look like, especially if you’re providing travel advice or if a DMO or brand is potentially interested in […]

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Live from TBEX Cancun: #TravelSkills Chat

  Are you a travel blogger or someone who dreams of being one? If yes, then pop in on our “pop-up” #TravelSkills chat with @Gogo TOMORROW at 8 am CT (9 am ET). Topic:  How to Live the Life of a travel blogger! Chris and Johnny are live at the Travel Blog Exchange in Cancun this week […]

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TBEX Speaker Post: Twitter Chats: A Great Way to Network, Learn and (Sometimes) Make Money

  For every person who is active on Twitter and loves it, I find another who says, “Yes, I have an account, but I really don’t get it.” What if I could find one thing that pleases both? Something that helps the tweeting aficionado step up his/her game AND that helps the 140-character-challenged twoosh with […]

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How to Turn Twitter into a Feed Reader

  I hate feed readers. Always have. Frankly, I just don’t have time to read every single post by every single blogger I like, not even close, so I only log into my feed reader once every day or two. Because I follow so many people, that means that every time I log in, my […]

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Three Ways for Bloggers to Get More Out of Social Media

  For most of us, being on social media goes hand in hand with blogging. Even if it’s not a conscious marketing effort, chatting with friends on Twitter and Facebook or posting photos of food in jars to Pinterest is fun. That fun can easily translate from “Oh, I’m going to check Facebook for ten […]

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