Keeping your visual content authentic is very important. Nothing sells your destination better than modern, unexpected, fresh, original photography. But, does that mean there's never a time to purchase an image that has already been created? We'll visit the about the benefits and pit-falls of stock photography and when it's the most appropriate choice for your project.
Author: Camille Leonard
At Stamp, we believe places are some of the most interesting things to brand. We find the most powerful and unique brand position for a city or attraction and build awareness.
Whether you’re a seasoned destination marketing professional or new to destination marketing, your job is to ensure your marketing message is on target, visible and produces results. Let an understanding of design hierarchy guide your efforts. Read time: 3 minutes.
At its core, wayfinding is about user experiences. Technology has become so portable. It’s time to consider how destination marketers can bring more usable information to their guests where they are, and when they need it. Here are a few things to consider doing to assist visitors outside of the visitor center.
Much time and effort is 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.
Once you've evaluated your brand and decided it's time for a refresh, there are a lot of details to be shored up before you can actually pull the trigger. To help guide your efforts, we've created this free, downloadable rebranding checklist.
Designing a presentation that is both engaging and informative often requires the use of thought-provoking imagery. Download volume 3 of our free destination marketing graphics to help you convey the results of your marketing action plan in your next presentation.
Context marketing plays an important role in shaping your overall content marketing strategy. For DMOs, this means knowing who your target markets are, their roles in your success and what they need to believe in order for you to succeed with them. Your marketing plan will follow to line up with these targets.
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.
The right imagery can communicate your position or engage your audience. Our second set of destination marketing graphics, supporting “Harnessing Stakeholder Partnerships,” is available to you to download for use in any of your DMO’s communication and presentation materials.
Destinations should consider employing mapping technology to enhance the visitor experience beyond traditional wayfinding means.