• Apples-to-Apples Media Decisions

    Apples-to-Apples Media Decisions

    Cristen says… Whether you work with an outside firm that handles your media buying or if you prefer to buy your organization’s media in-house, make sure you are getting as close as possible to comparing apples to apples as you weigh the allocation of your precious advertising dollars. 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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  • 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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  • 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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  • The Value of a Landing Page

    The Value of a Landing Page

    Camille says… Have an initiative that needs to take off? Discover the value of a landing page as part of your marketing strategy. Read time: under 6 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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  • Preparing to be an “Evacuation Destination”

    Preparing to be an “Evacuation Destination”

    Victoria says… When a natural disaster strikes, affected locations and surrounding areas have to manage the sudden displacement of evacuees and then often the surge of emergency responders from the other direction. With some preparation and open communication, your destination can turn what could be a frantic experience into one that is well planned and accommodating. Read time: 3 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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  • 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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  • Make Live Streaming Video Work for Your Destination

    Make Live Streaming Video Work for Your Destination

    Jim says… With live streaming video, your destination can showcase local highlights in an engaging, personable manner. To maximize your results, follow these tips. Read time: 5 minutes

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