Category Archives: Business Practices

431 – Creating Loyal Clients with Seth LaPierre



Show Notes   Links to Items We’ve Talked About Seth’s product page at http://www.gosipnclip.com  Podcasts Related to This Posts Topic In Show 418 we talk about creating client avatars to help you target your marketing and insuring your client experiences are relevant.  The Fine Print Thank you for listening to the Home Based Travel Agent … Continue reading 431 – Creating Loyal Clients with Seth LaPierre


430 – Travel Agent & Supplier Networking at CruiseWorld 2021



Show Notes Many of us have missed those opportunities to mingle, face-to-face, with other travel agents and suppliers. That is what this month’s show is all about — the importance of making those face-to-face connections again. Mary Pat Sullivan, Senior Vice President of the Northstar Travel Group, and I discuss the value of those connections … Continue reading 430 – Travel Agent & Supplier Networking at CruiseWorld 2021


429 – How to Unlock Great Content for Your Social Media Marketing



Show Notes Creating good content for your social media marketing channels is one of the most important things you can do for your business. Research has shown that the average person spends two hours and twenty-five minutes every day on social media. Another poll found that 79% of the people polled indicated that social media … Continue reading 429 – How to Unlock Great Content for Your Social Media Marketing


428 – Why is SEO Important for the Travel Advisor?



  SHOW NOTES As a travel advisor, your own website or blog is essential. This is where you will put your customer testimonials, post photos of trips that you and your clients have taken. And, importantly, it is a place to show your expertise and where potential customers can go to get to know you. … Continue reading 428 – Why is SEO Important for the Travel Advisor?


425 – Michele Cartwright on Building Your Travel Business



SHOW NOTES Imagine moving to a small rural town where you know no one and the population is not wealthy but the people are hardworking. Then imagine yourself starting a travel business in your new home town. It seems like the odds may be against you but not for Michele Cartwright. Michele started her travel … Continue reading 425 – Michele Cartwright on Building Your Travel Business


Show #422 – Where Do We Go From Here? The Future of Travel and Tourism



Podcast Number 422 SHOW NOTES Last June in Show Number 415 we talked about the future of travel considering the COVID-19 pandemic and quarantine. That Show was seven months ago and we have learned a lot about the virus and we have a vaccine that is beginning to get widespread distribution. In that seven months, … Continue reading Show #422 – Where Do We Go From Here? The Future of Travel and Tourism


Show #421 – The Best of Travel Business Marketing and Sales Ideas



Podcast Number 421 SHOW NOTES As we move forward into a new year, we can do so with some hope that the pandemic will end in 2021 and the travel business will make a strong return because of the pent-up demand. In considering the topics for December, I wanted to focus on a topic that … Continue reading Show #421 – The Best of Travel Business Marketing and Sales Ideas


Pivot to Selling Travel With Catherine Heeg



Podcast Number 414 SHOW NOTES Even though tourism and travel aren’t back into full swing it is time to plant those seeds and inspire your clients. Many of your clients and potential clients are ready to get out of the house so now is the time to stay in touch by taking them on a … Continue reading Pivot to Selling Travel With Catherine Heeg


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


Sell Yourself First



Podcast Number 399 SHOW NOTES “Sell yourself first,” explains our guest for this show who is Nolan Burris from Future Proof Travel. Nolan goes on to explain that travel websites are all about selling the product first and that is not your best selling strategy. As a travel advisor you have the experience and knowledge … Continue reading Sell Yourself First