All posts by Barry

397 – Launch Your Business to New Heights in 2019 Using OKR’s



Podcast Number 397 SHOW NOTES Moving your business forward and achieving real results in 2019 is the topic of this show. An amazing process developed in the mid-1970′ has been used to propel Google, Intel, Amazon, and many small businesses to a level that they otherwise could not achieve. The process is simple and easily used by anyone with … Continue reading 397 – Launch Your Business to New Heights in 2019 Using OKR’s


396 – The Benefits of Networking and a Tour of Lorene’s Hometown



Podcast Number 396 SHOW NOTES Windsor, California is a small town in Sonoma County where you will find culinary delights, wines that will suit any palette, and a small town feel that everyone will love. Lorene is our show’s co-host and in this show, she is the guest we interview. Lorene recently took on the … Continue reading 396 – The Benefits of Networking and a Tour of Lorene’s Hometown


395 – Beautiful Sonoma County for the Travel Trade



Podcast Number 395 SHOW NOTES Sonoma County California was in the midst of a firestorm at this time back in 2017. The recovery has been miraculous and Sonoma County is, and has been, open for business. Sonoma County is a beautiful place to send clients whether they are looking for luxury travel or simple small town … Continue reading 395 – Beautiful Sonoma County for the Travel Trade


394 – ASTA and NACTA Changes to Benefit Travel Advisor Agents



Podcast Number 394 SHOW NOTES The American Society of Travel Advisors (ASTA) and their Sister organization the National Association of Career Travel Agents (NACTA) have rebranded themselves with the goal of creating one organization. According to our guest Lynda Phillippi the change is combining the best of both organizations for the benefit of travel advisors. In … Continue reading 394 – ASTA and NACTA Changes to Benefit Travel Advisor Agents


393 – Paradise Helicopters and the Kilauea Volcano



Podcast Number 393 SHOW NOTES Simply by watching the news, you would think that the Big Island of Hawaii is engulfed in a volcanic eruption. Well, that is simply not the case. The Big Island consists of 4,028 square miles and Kilauea is only affecting 1% of the Island. Waynette Kwon from Paradise Helicopters joins … Continue reading 393 – Paradise Helicopters and the Kilauea Volcano


392 – Expedition Travel for Your Clients



Podcast Number 392 SHOW NOTES Give your client the gift of unique experiences as they embark on expeditions with a focus on respect for the ecosystems and cultures they are exploring. The travel experiences we talk about in this show are enjoyed by families, the adventurous, or the solo traveler. Rebecca Stacey of Zegrahm Expeditions and International … Continue reading 392 – Expedition Travel for Your Clients


391 – Boost Your Revenue; Advertise on Social Media



Podcast Number 391 SHOW NOTES Catherine Heeg is back working with us to take the mystery out of advertising on Facebook and Twitter. These powerful platforms allow you to target your advertising by location, age, income, gender, interests, and more. This feature will allow you to put your ads in front of people who are … Continue reading 391 – Boost Your Revenue; Advertise on Social Media


390 – Who Are These People .. Barry and Lorene?



Podcast Number 390 SHOW NOTES  Barry and Lorene have been producing the Home Based Travel Agent Show since February of 2005. Every week we have guests on the Show and we learn all about the guests and their business. Well, you probably know little about Barry and Lorene unless you have been a listener since … Continue reading 390 – Who Are These People .. Barry and Lorene?


389 – Turning Your Client’s Travel Dreams Into Reality



Podcast Number 389 SHOW NOTES  Do you have clients who want to travel to exotic places, experience things few other people have the opportunity to experience, and work with experts who have local knowledge of those destinations? Goway Travel can arrange those travels whether for groups, weddings or specially designed itineraries. Steve Spurlock, business development … Continue reading 389 – Turning Your Client’s Travel Dreams Into Reality


388 – How to Market With Video



Podcast Number 388 SHOW NOTES Give your clients a taste of what they will experience on their next vacation with videos. There is hardly a better sales tool than a video with you, the travel agent, at a destination and talking about all the interesting things to do at that destination. A video such as … Continue reading 388 – How to Market With Video