A Couple of Chicks

Mon 08 Feb 2010 Tom Wilson A Couple of Chicks / Marketing Gets Personal / Media Revolution / New Media / Online Revealed Conference / Online Travel / performance based marketing / Search Engine Optimization / SEO / Social Media / Technology Tools for Tourism Operators / Tourism E-Marketing / Tourism Internet Marketing / Tourism Research / Tourism Technology / tracking marketing results / Video / Web 2.0 / web analytics / youtube Comments Off on Geoff Ramsay, eMarketer, shines at the opening of ORC2010 / / / / / / / / /

Geoff Ramsay, eMarketer, shines at the opening of ORC2010

Geoff Ramsay, CEO, e-Marketer, did not disappoint as keynote speaker at the 5th Annual Online Revealed Canada Conference at Delta Centre Ville Hotel in Montreal, Quebec. It was an action packed presentation with 67 slides and access to over 4,000 sources of information. Delegates were treated to...Read more

Sun 06 Dec 2009 Tom Wilson A Couple of Chicks / European On-Line Travel / Internet Marketing / New Media / On-Line Booking / Online Travel / Search Engine Optimization / SEO / Social Media / Tourism E-Marketing / Tourism Internet Marketing / Tourism Technology / Tourism Victoria County / TourismVC / Victoria County / Web 2.0 / youtube Comments Off on Tourism Online Marketing Trends / / / / / / / / / / / / /

Tourism Online Marketing Trends

Recently, Victoria County Recreation & Tourism Dept., Cape Breton, Nova Scotia, hosted Ms. Patricia Brusha, A Couple of Chicks e-Marketing for a Tourism Online Marketing Workshop – A Guide to Success on the Web.  Participants were exposed to the latest trends and issues in online...Read more

Sat 01 Aug 2009 Tom Wilson A Couple of Chicks / Emerging Tourism Markets / google analytics / Internet Marketing / Media Revolution / New Media / Online Revealed Conference / Online Travel / performance based marketing / Search Engine Optimization / SEO / Social Media / Technology Tools for Tourism Operators / Tourism E-Marketing / Tourism Internet Marketing / Tourism Technology / tracking marketing results / Video / Web 2.0 / web analytics / Web Site Statistics / youtube 1 comment / / / / / / / / / / /

Online Marketing Increasing But Where to Invest

Forrester Research recently released it’s report -“US Interactive Advertising Forecast” and predicts that online marketing will increase by 17% over next 5 years.  No great surprise in the Travel Industry where online marketing has grown in leaps and pounds. Google’s...Read more

Sat 02 May 2009 Tom Wilson A Couple of Chicks / Emerging Tourism Markets / European On-Line Travel / google analytics / Internet Marketing / Marketing Gets Personal / New Media / Nova Scotia Tourism / Online Travel / performance based marketing / Search Engine Optimization / SEO / Technology Tools for Tourism Operators / Tourism E-Marketing / Tourism Internet Marketing / Tourism Research / Tourism Technology / Tourism Web sites / tracking marketing results / Uncategorized / Video / Web 2.0 / web analytics / Web Site Statistics / youtube 1 comment / / / / / / / / / / / / / / / /

NS Tourism Research Forum provides many highlights

The 3rd annual Nova Scotia Tourism Research Forum at the Museum of Industry in Stellarton on April 27th was a great success, attracting  the most delgates to date, 80 plus, with an excellent program. The research forum included sessons on 2008 Results, Competitive analysis, In Province travel...Read more

Sun 19 Apr 2009 Tom Wilson A Couple of Chicks / Media Revolution / New Media / Online Revealed Conference / Online Travel / performance based marketing / Social Media / Tourism E-Marketing / Tourism Internet Marketing / Tourism Research / Tourism Technology / Web 2.0 / web analytics / youtube 1 comment / / / / /

Twitter and Social Media Rocks at ORC’09

Canada’s top Tourism Online Marketing Conference – Online Revealed ’09, provided a number of surprises in its 4th Annual conference, April 13-15, in Niagara Falls, Ontario. What was hot in its Calgary ORC 08 Conference – the paper clip (trading) and blogging ( but still...Read more

Sat 11 Apr 2009 Tom Wilson A Couple of Chicks / Internet Marketing / Marketing Gets Personal / Media Revolution / New Media / Online Revealed Conference / Online Travel / performance based marketing / Search Engine Optimization / SEO / Social Media / Technology Tools for Tourism Operators / Tourism E-Marketing / Tourism Internet Marketing / Tourism Research / Tourism Technology / tracking marketing results / Travel Blog / Video / Web 2.0 / web analytics 1 comment / / / / / / / /

The Big Event – Online Revealed Starts Soon

Canada’s top tourism online marketing conference, Online Revealed, begins in a few days.  Over 275 delegates from across North America have registered for the 4th Annual Online Revealed Conference at Sheraton on the Falls hotel in Niagara Falls. Thirty-five of the top presenters in tourism...Read more

Fri 06 Feb 2009 Tom Wilson A Couple of Chicks / Canada e-Connect Conference / Google earth / Online Revealed Conference / Technology Tools for Tourism Operators / Tourism E-Marketing / Tourism Internet Marketing / Tourism Research / Tourism Technology / tracking marketing results / Web 2.0 / web analytics / youtube 1 comment / / / / /

Google’s New Programs and the Importance of Video in Search

Google continues to stay at the forefront with new programs with the latest Google Earth 5.0 – Ocean and Google Latitude .  I was impressed with the videos of the ocean and details of Google earth 5.0 – Oceans.  However, I agree with the crticis and reviewers about Latitude…do...Read more

Thu 22 Jan 2009 Tom Wilson A Couple of Chicks / Canada e-Connect Conference / Canada e-Tourism Council / Emerging Tourism Markets / Internet Marketing / Marketing Gets Personal / New Media / Online Travel / performance based marketing / Technology Tools for Tourism Operators / TIAC / Tourism E-Marketing / Tourism Internet Marketing / Tourism Technology 1 comment / / / / / / / / / / / / / /

Canada e-Connect Starts Today

Canada e-Connect Conference , Canada’s e- Strategy Conference, hosted by TIAC starts its program today in Toronto. One hundred and eighty six people from across Canada from British Columbia to Newfoundland & Labrador as well Yukon have registered including presenters for the second...Read more

Fri 16 Jan 2009 Tom Wilson A Couple of Chicks / Canada e-Connect Conference / google analytics / Google Maps / Internet Marketing / Marketing Gets Personal / Media Revolution / On-Line Booking / Online Revealed Conference / Online Travel / performance based marketing / Podcasts / Search Engine Optimization / SEO / Social Media / tracking marketing results / Video / Web 2.0 / web analytics Comments Off on Tourism Trends 2009 – Part 2 – Online Marketing

Tourism Trends 2009 – Part 2 – Online Marketing

2009 will see a significance focus by the tourism industry towards online marketing. e-Strategies will be developed to a) reach target markets, b) interactive media & content – maps, podcasts, video, c) social media campaigns &  networking,  4) better communication with...Read more

Sat 05 Apr 2008 Tom Wilson A Couple of Chicks / New Media / Social Media / Tourism E-Marketing / Tourism Internet Marketing / Tourism Technology / Uncategorized / Web 2.0 2 comments / / / / / / / / / /

A New Look and One Year Old

   It was time for a new look. I always change my websites’ homepage once a year and the blog was due. The picture on my blog was taken at Little River Harbour, home to the North Shore Fishermen & Fishers.  A favorite spot of mine where you can get away, take great pictures, get...Read more