Identifying Local Influencers

In the age of influencers, it can be hard for destinations and attractions to figure out how to capitalize on this trend. Local influencers are existing members of your community that have built an audience and thought-leadership around your destination- they’re the best brand ambassadors you may not know yet. Being a community member provides…

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Influencers marketing eBook

Influencer Marketing Influencer Marketing has become an important part of a destination’s marketing strategy. In this eBook we share details of how our team finds, vets and works with influencers. From figuring out if influencers are right for your destination to the vetting process and measuring their work, we take our experience and break down…

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How to vet a social media influencer

As we all know, the media landscape is shifting from traditional journalists and publications to bloggers and social media influencers. Travelers are interested in seeing where other people are visiting, what dishes they’re eating, and what awesome experience they’re having. So it only makes sense that destinations are partnering with travel influencers more often as…

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In this episode, you will learn everything you need to know to get started working with a travel influencer from Colleen Knopeck, Associate Consultant at Break The Ice Media. Imagine being a Kindergartener and winning a writing award from a national PBS Kids show. Or by fifth grade, regularly writing for the Buffalo News’ Kids…

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A DMO's Guide to Understanding Travel Influencers

You didn’t really go on vacation if you didn’t post a picture of it on Instagram, right? Your social media posts about your latest trip are doing more than inducing FOMO in all of your friends – they’re starting to inspire and influence the travel decisions of others. And since we all know that consumers…

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[Cover Image} 20 tourism marketing trends for 2020 with a black and white background of a car driving up the coast

There are so many tourism marketing trends that our team has their eye on this year, I thought it would be helpful to round them all up and share them. Get ready for 20 tourism marketing trends in 2020, in 20 words or less with links to learn more. The Chinese Market China remains hot…

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Nicole Mahoney: 00:19 Hello listeners, welcome to this week, this episode and my conversation with dr Christopher [inaudible], executive director of Cleveland Metro parks zoo. I love talking with folks from all different segments of the tourism industry because it helps me gain understanding of how the whole tourism ecosystem works together. If you’ve been…

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