TripAdvisor has announced it has acquired Tiny Post, an app that lets you tell stories by writing over photos. “We think Tiny Post is a great fit with our continued drive to provide engaging and sharable content and I am happy to welcome this strong team to TripAdvisor” said Steve Kaufer, co-founder and CEO TripAdvisor.
The hotel industry is constantly changing, and evolving as technology evolves. That means that our pricing strategies, operations and overall business goals need to change as well. But because it can be tough to stay on top of what's new, I have put together this quick overview of the top three new online sites that will have a big effect on hotels' revenue management strategy and revenues.
Organizations seeking to evolve need to not only recognize the changes in technology and behavior but they also need to take a strategic approach to changing how their employees fundamentally work. Technology without strategy won't get you very far.
This report marks the 15th effort to benchmark the web and social media presence of state destination marketing organizations in the US. We have truly enjoyed seeing DMOs evolving in this ever-changing world, and can’t wait to see how they grow in the future. The March 2013 data is now available to help you compare your state’s efforts to others across the nation.
It is high time that businesses integrate social media into their marketing strategies. However, you need to make the necessary preparations to guarantee success. Is your business ready to enter the social media space? Let’s find out.
Travel news site Skift is reporting that Google, which purchased the venerable Frommer’s travel-information empire last August, is killing off its line of printed books — more than 55 years after an ex-GI named Arthur Frommer kicked it off with the first edition of Europe on 5 Dollars a Day. When Google made the acquisition, it wouldn’t say whether it planned to stay in the dead-tree business; given that it’s Google we’re talking about, it would be startling if it had kept the paper guides going.
The Ohio Development Services Agency Office of TourismOhio’s 2012 “Too Much Fun for Just One Day” campaign touting things to do in Ohio resulted in a 15 to 1 return on investment for the state. In other words, for every $1 spent on tourism marketing, the state and local municipalities received $15 in taxes.
If done properly and intelligently, Facebook can transform any business. Still, a few are using the social network in the wrong way, causing more bad than good. Let’s look at a few social media mistakes that you could avoid pretty easily.
Google, which bought the series in August, has stopped the publication of the print versions, authors of the books told Skift. The search giant quietly removed the bookstore from the Frommers.com site in September.
Although Google are the only ones who truly know the answer to this, since their latest update they have strongly suggested that social media mentions such as tweets, likes, +1's etc affect your Google Rankings.
Sharing your scoops to your social media accounts is a must to distribute your curated content. Not only will it drive traffic and leads through your content, but it will help show your expertise with your followers.
How to integrate my topics' content to my website?
Integrating your curated content to your website or blog will allow you to increase your website visitors’ engagement, boost SEO and acquire new visitors. By redirecting your social media traffic to your website, Scoop.it will also help you generate more qualified traffic and leads from your curation work.
Distributing your curated content through a newsletter is a great way to nurture and engage your email subscribers will developing your traffic and visibility.
Creating engaging newsletters with your curated content is really easy.