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Statistics on How Travelers Utilize Social Media Before, During, and After a Vacation

Consumers are increasingly utilizing social media platforms and smartphones when searching for trip inspiration, but they’re also incorporating these tools during the planning and booking stages. So, what do travel marketers need to know when it comes to vacationers and their social media habits? Well, and travel gets mentioned more on social media than Justin Bieber, Katy Perry, and Tayler Swift combined! That means that vacation destinations need to really be more aggressive in building advocacy and finding influencers if they wish to attract more people to their travel destination. Mobile is also playing a

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Are You Really A Social Media Consultant?

Last night I had the incredible opportunity to go to both meet and listen to three-time Indianapolis 500 winner, Helio Castroneves. I was the guest of co-host and performance coach David Gorsage, who asked if I would provide social media updates throughout the event. As I organized hashtags, followed sponsors, and got to know the VIPs in the room, one racing professional quietly leaned in and asked: Are you really a social media consultant? The manner in which he asked it caught me off-guard… as if he were asking, is that really a thing? Worse

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Heartbeat: Reach Over 150,000 Passionate Female Millennial Consumers

Brands today are spending $36 billion on social channels to engage and acquire new millennial consumers using Influencer-style campaigns with celebrity names. However; engagement and conversions are low because millennial women trust and engage more with friends’ recommendations exclusively when choosing between one product or service and another. Heartbeat is a platform for millennial women to promote brands within their personal social accounts and communities. Heartbeat recently released its Discover Feed, offering a seamless way for brands to connect with the 150,000 millennial-aged female consumers on its platform. With thousands of opt-ins in just the

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Design Wizard: Create High-Quality Graphical Content in Minutes

The pressure on marketers, business owners and entrepreneurs to produce high quality, original campaigns has never been as intense as it is right now. Without design knowledge and creative strategies it’s going be increasingly difficult to keep up with the rising standard. Design Wizard is an online graphic design software that offers people a quick, easy and affordable solution to creating visual content.  Every day there are over 1.8 billion images posted online and the vast majority of these are promotional images. Along with business templates, invitations, and cards, Design Wizard offers graphical templates for:

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