Tag Archives: tourism

6 Reasons To Think Mobile

“Because Google says so” apparently wasn’t a good enough reason for a client’s CEO to say yes to making his websites mobile-friendly. We were reviewing a client’s web presence and one of the first things we noticed was that none … Continue reading

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

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

‘sō shəl (verb) people engaging with each other – Pt. 2

“Social media” suggests that we are sociable with those that like us, follow us or connect with us. However, as we get busier and busier, we too often either use a social media management tool like Hootsuite, schedule our posts/tweets … Continue reading

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

‘sō shəl (verb) people engaging with each other

We all know the social media statistics: 198 google billion posts on Facebook, 55 quaple million tweets, 127.4 hoople billion pics on Instagram, and more pins than all of Oklahoma and Iowa’s wrestling programs combined. Social media is today what … Continue reading

Posted in Destination Marketing, Marketing, Social Media | 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

What’s the Plus Side? Using Google+ for Business

I do nothing with and know nothing about Google+.  I don’t even believe I can remember how to login to my account.  Not knowing anything about this social network is what made a former colleague’s blog on Google+ appealing. Amy Garton, is the Director … Continue reading

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