• Trademarks vs. Copyrights Explained

    Trademarks vs. Copyrights Explained

    David says… A 3-minute conversation with intellectual property attorney LaConya Murray discussing the difference between trademarks and copyrights. View time: 3 minutes

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  • 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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  • Protect Your Destination’s Brand With A Trademark

    Protect Your Destination’s Brand With A Trademark

    David says… A 4-minute conversation with intellectual property attorney LaConya Murray, discussing why destinations should protect their brand with a trademark and what the process entails. View time: under 4 minutes

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  • Destination Curation

    Destination Curation

    David says… DMOs should not be creating or managing the various elements of their destination, they should be facilitators of collaboration between the stakeholders that provide the elements that make up their destination. This is the message you should be conveying to your stakeholders. Read time: 1 minute

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  • 5 Tips for Building Stakeholder Partnerships

    5 Tips for Building Stakeholder Partnerships

    Stamp says… Sitting down one-on-one with tourism stakeholders in your community can be invaluable. Get 5 tips for building these business partnerships. Read time: under 3 minutes

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  • TikTok Domain Déjà Vu

    TikTok Domain Déjà Vu

    Stamp says… Just as people may not have understood the importance of registering a website domain in the early stages of the internet, there is often a similar reluctance to jump on the latest social platform. Learn why you should register a free account on TikTok with your DMO's name now before it is unavailable or becomes too costly. Read time: under 2 minutes

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  • Nurturing Stakeholder Engagement

    Nurturing Stakeholder Engagement

    David says… One of the questions we often receive from DMOs is how do we increase our stakeholder engagement? In this blog, we discuss a recent In-Market MAP development session for one of our Destination Marketing Organization clients that provides a great example of nurturing stakeholder engagement. Read time: 1 minute

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  • Leverage Opportunity Nights to Grow Occupancy

    Leverage Opportunity Nights to Grow Occupancy

    David says… One of the keys to growing the overall occupancy rate in any community is to have a clear understanding of the nights of the week and the months of the year that have the lowest occupancy—we call these opportunity nights. In this week's Insight, we discuss how to identify and make the most of these opportunity nights for your destination. Read time: under 3 minutes

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  • Attractors vs. Attractions

    Attractors vs. Attractions

    David says… There is a not-so-subtle difference between the words "attractor" and "attractions" but it is important for DMOs to use both in stakeholder discussions. Read this week's Insight to understand why. Read time: 3 minutes

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