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Rebrand? How To Know When It’s Time.
A new brand is a major undertaking and makes everything you use obsolete. So why would you choose to do this? Because a rebrand at the right time for the right reasons can transform your organization. Learn what some of those reasons are and some of the steps you should take before you begin a rebranding effort. Read time: 2 minutes
What Motivates Visitors to Share Travel Content
There is a storied history of travelers sharing their experiences through visual mediums, and that is not changing anytime soon. As a travel and tourism marketer, your best bet is to actively engage visitors sharing travel content to strengthen your marketing presence. Read time: 5 minutes
Keeping Content Fresh with Community Events Calendar
A DMO must constantly add new content to their website to keep it fresh and relevant to visitors (and search engines!). One way to help create new information is to incorporate a community events calendar. Read time: under 9 minutes
Free Tools to Help Manage and Deliver Your Digital Strategy
We understand that not all DMOs have the luxury of working with a professional marketing firm. But that doesn’t mean that their digital strategies need to suffer! To remain relevant to your target markets, we recommend two free, easy-to-use online tools that will help you manage and deliver an effective digital marketing strategy. Read time: under 4 minutes
Email Marketing for your Destination
With email being the preferred method of communication for many people, a well-planned destination email marketing effort can result in a significant return on investment for your DMO. Read time: 4 minutes
Marketing to Women—Is Your Destination Missing the Mark?
One of the largest demographics you could possibly target in travel is women. But with a large range of interests and consumer habits, how does a CVB tackle destination marketing to women? Continue reading to put your DMO in the know. Read time: 4 minutes
The Shifting Role of the DMO
As the tourism industry evolves, so must the role of the DMO. With visitor habits changing and the recognition of all involved in the promotion of a destination, Destination Marketing Organizations must begin to embrace their increasingly important role as destination managers. Read time: 4 minutes
Building a Social Media Action Plan
Little or no planning can quickly hinder your destination’s social media efforts. Worse yet, it can produce negative results. For this very reason, we strongly suggest putting together a social media action plan for your DMO. Read time: 7 minutes
DMO Brand and Website Evaluation
When it comes to destination marketing, first impressions are everything. As a result, a periodic DMO brand and communications evaluation can help ensure your website and marketing materials are fresh and relevant. Read time: 8 minutes
Millennials vs Boomers. Shake up your marketing strategies.
Smart DMOs know they must use carefully targeted messaging and strategically chosen channels to reach different demographics. But what about their habits and preferences? Let's take a look at Millennials vs Boomers. Explore these generational visitors and decide if you need to shake up your marketing strategies. Read time: 3 minutes