Category Archives: Business Tools

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?


427 – Easily Create a Tour and Expand Your Business



SHOW NOTES Tours are a great way to expand your business income and at the same time expand your client base of FIT travelers. When you book a tour, whether with five people or fifty people, and you create an excellent experience for the people on your tour, you are influencing those five or fifty … Continue reading 427 – Easily Create a Tour and Expand Your Business


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


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


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


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


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


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


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 Boost Your Revenue; Advertise on Social Media