Category: Content Marketing

What DMOs Should Do About Google Travel

Google recently tweaked its Travel section and, like many Google moves, it’s a seemingly simple change. Essentially, it’s now easier for travelers to plan a trip as Travel gathers the features of Google Flights, Hotels, Trips and Maps all in one place. It’s not necessarily a seismic shift or legit threat to DMOs at this…
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What’s So Influential about Influencer Marketing?

The latest buzz word in marketing is “influencer.” It may seem that anyone with two thumbs, a semi-artistic eye for photography and a smartphone can be in influencer, but it’s actually a multi-million-dollar industry – one marketers need to pay attention to. Gone are the days of the Paris Hilton “it girl” types. Now, anyone…
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6 Ingredients Every Good Video Should Have

We have a problem. With the advancement of our everyday devices, anyone can create a “video.” Anyone can pull out their phone and record an event or even stream something live to the internet instantly. This accessibility has flooded the online world with tons of awful content and, even worse, has flooded the minds of…
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4 Ways to Integrate VR in Your Destination Marketing Now

It’s here, it’s relatively inexpensive and it’s infinitely cool. As you’ve probably noticed, virtual reality is a thing – one that fits perfectly with the experiential nature of destination marketing. While Samsung and Google have been busy pushing headsets, those aren’t the only media tourism marketers can use right now. Facebook and YouTube recently introduced…
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Turn Viewers into Visitors with Live Streaming

Music, sports, arts and entertainment … everything is better live, even social media. YouTube, Periscope and others pioneered the live online video platform that Facebook promptly adopted and turned into an even larger phenomenon with its own service. Destination marketing is about selling experiences and live streaming is a particularly powerful tool to do just…
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