Tag Archives: attractions

Takeaways from the Oklahoma Conference on Tourism

Another VERY informative Conference on Tourism put on by the Oklahoma Travel Industry Association. I heard many co-conference attendees exclaim, “Information Overload!” Great appreciation to Debra Bailey and the Board for putting together such a great day of education. So what were the … Continue reading

Posted in Customer Service, Destination Marketing, Marketing, Social Media | Tagged , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , | Leave a comment

Trending Now… Trends

It’s the most wonderful time of year… for #trends. You know, the speculations and forecasts of initiatives one must undertake next year to keep up with the Joneses. There are marketing trends and social media trends; e-mail marketing trends, content marketing … Continue reading

Posted in Uncategorized | Tagged , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , | Leave a comment

12 Tips to Grow Your Email List and Grow Your Business

When it comes to email marketing, you know how valuable your email list can be. But coming up with new ways to get people to sign up for your emails isn’t always easy. That’s why I have put together a … Continue reading

Posted in Uncategorized | Tagged , , , , , , , , , | Leave a comment

The Fifth P of Marketing

A colleague at a recent tourism function was sharing how her DMO was getting in a “turf war” between the City and the Chamber – both trying to take over the management of the organization. She concluded by sharing ‘I’m staying out … Continue reading

Aside | Posted on by | Tagged , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , | 1 Comment

How To Create An Exceptional Experience

While it appears as if the need for customer service is going away, eventually the consumer has to have human interaction. We in destination marketing know a traveler can make a hotel reservation and book a flight online. They can … Continue reading

Posted in Uncategorized | Tagged , , , , , , , , | Leave a comment

Reminder: Tourism IS Economic Development

Another community leadership group has asked me to speak about tourism and it’s impact to the businesses and entities the classmates represent.  No problem.  Do it all the time and am happy to do so!  What shocked me was the … Continue reading

Posted in Destination Marketing, Economic Development, Marketing, Uncategorized | Tagged , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , | Leave a comment