Ahhh September, the start of my favorite course, “Niche Tourism and Travel.” In this course we develop Travel Blogs, build Twitter feeds and Create Facebook Pages. Students usually look at me with bewilderment when we start, so in keeping with past advice, I offer you the following tips on how to start. 1) Make sureContinue reading “Tips for Travel Blogging.”
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Look out San Francisco….. Here I come.
Well sometimes you just have to get away and San Francisco is calling. What can you do with two days in the city? That is what I am going to find out. On trend with the “time poverty” niche in the North American Travel Industry, I have two short days to explore what many peopleContinue reading “Look out San Francisco….. Here I come.”
River Rafting, Eco Tourism, Niche Tourism and Marketing
Today was a good day. I drank water out of a stream, paddled down a river, acted out a Native American legend and got to watch my students learn about Niche Tourism. There is no doubt that learning by doing is the best way to learn. I watched my students see the importance of Tourism on localContinue reading “River Rafting, Eco Tourism, Niche Tourism and Marketing”
Developing A Twitter Page for Niche Tourism
Its official. After working though the basics of Twitter, we are beginning to see the real value of having an account for a Niche Tourism Product. Here is what our Friday morning class thinks the Top five reasons to be on Twitter are: 1) It is an excellent source of news specific to the NicheContinue reading “Developing A Twitter Page for Niche Tourism”
My Clients are not on Twitter/WordPress/Facebook so why do I need it?
It is true….not everyone uses social media. A couple of students have come to me and said that they do not see the value in Tweeting, Blogging, having a Facebook page etc, because their Target Market is not using social media. What I say to that is…well maybe not yet, but they will, and byContinue reading “My Clients are not on Twitter/WordPress/Facebook so why do I need it?”
Writing your Niche Travel Blog
Hi Students, I have been thinking about our Blogging class yesterday and wanted to give some advice to those of you that are unsure how to begin. 1) Check out other Travel blogs…here is a good one http://www.nomadicmatt.com/travel-blog/ 2) Just write. As I mentioned in class you are not writing the Ten Commandments orContinue reading “Writing your Niche Travel Blog”