• Is It Time for a Social Media Audit?

    Is It Time for a Social Media Audit?

    Maghen says… It's a good idea to audit your social media channels on an annual basis. Learn why and get some tips and resources you can use for your organization. Read time: under 2 minutes

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  • Why You Should Audit Your Website

    Why You Should Audit Your Website

    Leigh says… Auditing your website can help maintain your brand, keep your Search Engine Optimization (SEO) and lead generation tactics at their best, and ensure things like good user experience and Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA) compliance. Here we discuss the steps involved in conducting a website audit. Read time: 3 minutes

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  • Is it Time To Assess Your Marketing Strategy?

    Is it Time To Assess Your Marketing Strategy?

    Victoria says… For many of our DMO clients, November and December fall squarely in the middle of their fiscal year. If the same is true for your DMO, now is a good time to pull out your Marketing Action Plan and assess the progress of your goals and objectives. Read time: under 3 minutes

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  • Keeping Content Fresh with Community Events Calendar

    Keeping Content Fresh with Community Events Calendar

    Stamp says… 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

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  • Free Tools to Help Manage and Deliver Your Digital Strategy

    Free Tools to Help Manage and Deliver Your Digital Strategy

    David says… 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

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  • Downloadable Destination Marketing Graphics, Volume 1

    Downloadable Destination Marketing Graphics, Volume 1

    Camille says… Thought-provoking imagery can be used to communicate your position or engage your audience. We are making our first set of destination marketing graphics covering “Measuring Marketing” available to you to download for use in any of your DMO’s communication and presentation materials. Read time: 3 minutes

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  • Achieving State Bicentennial Commission Goals

    Achieving State Bicentennial Commission Goals

    Stamp says… What does it truly take to boost website traffic and increase leads? Once you define your target audiences, their roles in your success and their required beliefs and apply that understanding to your digital communications efforts, the answer is more straightforward than you think. Read time: 4 minutes 

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  • Email Marketing for your Destination

    Email Marketing for your Destination

    Stamp says… 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

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  • Marketing to Women - Is Your Destination Missing the Mark?

    Marketing to Women - Is Your Destination Missing the Mark?

    Victoria says… 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

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  • The Shifting Role of the DMO

    The Shifting Role of the DMO

    David says… 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

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