• 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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  • Shift Focus to Quality vs. Quantity of Organic Social Media

    Shift Focus to Quality vs. Quantity of Organic Social Media

    Maghen says… Social media algorithms have made it harder and harder for businesses to reach new audiences without paying up. Get ideas to optimize your organic social efforts. Read time: under 2 minutes

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  • Instagram for Smaller Destinations

    Instagram for Smaller Destinations

    Maghen says… Instagram remains a top social platform and, with its focus on beautiful imagery, it’s an important platform for all things travel. This is especially true for smaller DMOs with limited staff capacity. Here we explore ways for your team to maximize Instagram's capabilities for your DMO. Read time: 4 minutes

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  • Why VR is a Notch Above Video

    Why VR is a Notch Above Video

    Stamp says… Virtual reality is quickly getting to the point where it can be utilized by virtually everyone, and many organizations in tourism and real estate have begun using it to offer a more immersive try-before-you-buy experience. Here we discuss some basic tools you'll need if you are considering experimenting with VR for your destination. Read time: three minutes

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  • Content and Context Marketing, Part 2

    Content and Context Marketing, Part 2

    Camille says… Much time and effort are required to create rich and varied content to populate your social media channels. To maximize your efforts, take the time to strategically plan the context in which your carefully crafted content is delivered. Read time: 4 minutes

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  • What Motivates Visitors to Share Travel Content

    What Motivates Visitors to Share Travel Content

    Camille says… 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

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  • Edible Experiences—Harnessing the Power of Niche Marketing Part 2

    Edible Experiences—Harnessing the Power of Niche Marketing Part 2

    Jim says… In the second installment of our Niche Marketing series, we take a look at how Food Tourism is gaining in popularity across the U.S. and offer insight into how destinations can take advantage of this niche market. Read time: under 4 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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