All posts by Barry

Twin Horizons Travel’s Susan Schneider Talks About Travel Agent Success



Podcast Number 410 SHOW NOTES Susan Schneider brings her energy and dynamic personality to the Home Based Travel Agent Show to talk about how her travel agency became a success. This is a story of twin sisters who turned their passion for travel into a successful travel business. Susan was not without challenges and her … Continue reading Twin Horizons Travel’s Susan Schneider Talks About Travel Agent Success


Leveraging Social Media to Fire Up Your Business With Matt Bertram



Podcast Number 409 SHOW NOTES Times have changed and your business success is now tied to how well you market on social media. Marketing on social media is more than just pushing out the information that you have on your business card. You must define what makes you different, develop a unique selling proposition, and … Continue reading Leveraging Social Media to Fire Up Your Business With Matt Bertram


Fire, Wine, and Tourism Intersect Here



Podcast Number 408 SHOW NOTES Anyone who loves California wine country was on the edge of their seats lately as the Kincaid fire raced across the countryside threatening communities, homes, and vineyards. Lorene, our co-host, was in the middle of the action, evacuating her home and then giving her time to help others who were … Continue reading Fire, Wine, and Tourism Intersect Here


Find Your Alaska With Salmonberry Tours – 2



Podcast Number 407 SHOW NOTES This is the continuation of our interview with Mandy Garcia the co-owner of Salmonberry Tours. In this episode, Mandy gives us some tips about touring in the Homer, Alaska area. Lorene joins Mandy in the discussion giving her expertise as someone who is an Alaska expert, spent a great amount … Continue reading Find Your Alaska With Salmonberry Tours – 2


Find Your Alaska With Salmonberry Tours – 1



Podcast Number 406 SHOW NOTES Salmonberry Tours offers you the opportunity to give your clients an exceptional Alaska experience. Whether your clients are young, old, or traveling in a multigenerational family group, Salmonberry will design an itinerary that works for your clients. Salmonberry offers clients who are stopping in Alaska the opportunity for day tours, … Continue reading Find Your Alaska With Salmonberry Tours – 1


Where Do You Go to be With Woodstock, Snoopy, Lucy and Charlie Brown?



Podcast Number 405 SHOW NOTES The Peanuts comic strip with its iconic characters is classic Americana spiced with wisdom inspiring quotes such as, “life is like a 10-speed bicycle. Most of us have gears we never use.” Our show for August is about a destination where you can spend time with the comic strip characters … Continue reading Where Do You Go to be With Woodstock, Snoopy, Lucy and Charlie Brown?


Hawaii – An Insider’s Perspective



Podcast Number 404 SHOW NOTES When your client travels to Hawaii they see the tourist areas and experience a small portion of what Hawaii is all about — although still a beautiful experience. When I travel I like to get to know the “locals.” I like to ask them what kind of coffee they drink, … Continue reading Hawaii – An Insider’s Perspective


TravPro – Travel Training with Tools to Sell



Podcast Number 403 SHOW NOTES The primary tool of the trade for a travel adviser is knowledge but the travel adviser also wants to make sales. Travpro, the topic of today’s show, not only offers training many travel products and destinations but also has the tools to sell the product. These “sales enablement” tools are … Continue reading TravPro – Travel Training with Tools to Sell


The Uncruise Adventure



Podcast Number 402 SHOW NOTES The Uncruise Adventures are a really small ship experience where the ships travel to exotic places with between 22 and 90 passengers. The experience is all inclusive which includes all activities, meals, alcohol, and soft drinks. The Uncruise Adventures offer your clients popular destinations like Hawaii and Alaska, or exotic … Continue reading The Uncruise Adventure


Where Did All the Money Go? How to Put to Work Every Dollar You Earn



Podcast Number 401 SHOW NOTES You work hard for those commission dollars so every dollar you put back into your business or every dollar you put back into your personal finances, are best used if they are put back to work for you. The best way to do this is to make sure those dollars … Continue reading Where Did All the Money Go? How to Put to Work Every Dollar You Earn