Podcast Number 317 Find more travel business related content at the TRAVEL CONSULTANT ACADEMY. COHOSTED SEGMENT Catherine Heeg is an expert on using social media to increase the travel consultant’s exposure to potential and existing clients. Catherine is full of ideas about how you can find interesting content that will attract readers to your blog. … Continue reading 317 – Catherine Heeg Explains How to Find Content to Put Into Your Travel Agent Blog
Podcast Number 313 Try GoToMeeting free for 30 Days! COHOSTED SEGMENT Are you using social media sites such as LinkedIn, Facebook or Twitter to develop presence and credibility for your travel business? If not, you should be. Catherine Heeg of Customized Management Solutions joins Barry and Lorene to discuss the potential of social media in … Continue reading 313 – Are You Using Social Media as Part of Your Marketing Strategy?
Podcast Number 303 Try GoToMeeting free for 30 Days! COHOSTED SEGMENT On today’s show our guest is Anita Pagliasso. Anita is the author of two books, “From Home Based to Power House,” and her recent book, “How I Made a Small Fortune as a Home Based Travel Agent.” Anita has a companion CD full of … Continue reading 303 – Are You Starting or Growing Your Travel Business? This Show is for You!
Podcast Number 285 CO HOSTED SEGMENT Steven Echtman joins the show to talk about Hearplanet. Hearplanet is a personal tour guide in your pocket. Actually it’s a sophisticated app for your iPhone or Android powered smart phone. Geolocation along with powerful search features will lead you on a discovery of what’s around you, or what’s … Continue reading 285 – Promote Yourself as a Destination Expert on Hearplanet
Podcast Number 274 BUSINESS SEGMENT Client endorsements in your sales literature and on your website can work wonders to bring you sales. But, the Federal Trade Commission has some rules you need to know about when it comes to those endorsements. Barry highlights the rules so you can use endorsements with confidence and not run … Continue reading 274 – Lawful Endorsements and Creations from Koa Wood
Podcast Number 270 Sponsor: Visit gotomeeting.com, click the try it free button and use promo code: Podcast. BUSINESS SEGMENT Success in creating a direct mail piece depends on who you direct your mailing to and how you word the piece. Barry continues the discussion of direct mail describing how to create a direct mail piece … Continue reading 270 – An Unforgettable Experience Aboard 26 Glaciers Day Cruise
Podcast Number 269 Sponsor: Hold your meetings online for just $49 a month Try GoToMeeting free. Marketing on Twitter and Facebook is all the buzz today. In fact, we’ve been a part of that buzz here on the Home Based Travel Agent Show. However, there is an old, tried and true marketing method that shouldn’t be … Continue reading 269 – Boost Your Business With Direct Marketing – Here’s How!
Podcast Number 263 Sponsor: Hold your meetings online for just $49 a month Try GoToMeeting free. This show is full of tips and ideas about how to market your travel business. Barry is in Chicago for a long weekend and Lorene is off on an adventure therefore the co-hosted segment is a repeat of the show … Continue reading 263 – Marketing Your Travel Business, “The Idea Machine!”
Podcast Number 251 Selling yourself before you sell a product is a key ingredient in the travel business. Adam Lapsevich joins the co-hosted segment of the show to explain what this means. Adam talks about how social media is a tool for selling yourself. Adam’s company, Digital Design Video, offers free web based training on … Continue reading 251 – Are You Selling Someone’s Product or are You Selling Yourself?
Gary Ebels fills in for Lorene as co-host. Gary talks about his experience of switching to a new host agency after his old host agency, Joystar, goes bankrupt. Gary has joined Dugan’s Travels and talks about the difference between Dugans and Joystar. Gary fills us in about Disney finances and special offers from Disney that … Continue reading 216 – Gary Ebels on Disney, Host Agencies and Marketing