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Wed 12 Jan 2011 Tom Wilson Blog / experiences / google analytics / Google Maps / Maps / New Media / Nova Scotia Tourism / NS Tourism / SEO / Social Media / Technology Tools for Tourism Operators / TIANS / travel blogs / twitter / Video / web analytics / youtube 1 comment / / / / / / / / / / / / / / /

Nova Scotia Social Media Cafe

A beautiful early morning sunrise, and a property with friendly bunny rabbits, provided the perfect setting for NS Tourism Social Media Cafe at White Point Beach Resort.  Twenty three delegates shared their expertise to assist NS Tourism move their social media strategy forward. The top three...Read more

Mon 12 Apr 2010 Tom Wilson Blog / blogs / Canada e-Tourism Council / Cape Breton / Cape Breton ISland / Celtic Colours Festival / Destination Cape Breton Association / Nova Scotia Tourism / NS Tourism / Online Travel / Social Media / Tourism E-Marketing / Tourism Internet Marketing / Tourism Technology / Travel Blog / travel blogs / twitter / Victoria County / Video / Web 2.0 / www.localsknow.ca / youtube Comments Off on Less Than 2 Weeks – Cape Breton to host its First Social Media Conference / / / / / / / / / / / / / / / / / / / /

Less Than 2 Weeks – Cape Breton to host its First Social Media Conference

Excitement is building for Cape Breton’s first Social Media Conference on April 22, 2010 at Inverary Resort, Baddeck.  The conference program has been finalized and online registration and payment is going well. Three keynote speakers are featured at this one day conference – Ms. Terri...Read more

Thu 07 Jan 2010 Tom Wilson Blog / New Media / NS Tourism / Social Media / Video / Web 2.0 / youtube 4 comments / / / / / / / / / /

Nova Scotia’s 2010 Tourism Plan – Focus on Experiences

  It is a new year now and Nova Scotia has a new tourism plan for 2010. The target markets will change a bit with more emphasis on the Canadian Market for visitors but still working with its partners for long term growth in UK, mid -Atlantic States and New England States.  The big news is...Read more

Tue 01 Sep 2009 Tom Wilson Adwords / Blog / Cape Breton / Cape Breton ISland / Celtic Colours Festival / Emerging Tourism Markets / google analytics / Google Maps / Hike the Highlands Festival / Internet Marketing / Maps / Marketing Gets Personal / New Media / On-Line Booking / Online Travel / performance based marketing / Search Engine Optimization / SEO / Social Media / Tourism E-Marketing / Tourism Internet Marketing / Tourism Research / tracking marketing results / Travel Blog / Video / Web 2.0 / web analytics / web reports / Web Site Statistics / youtube Comments Off on Festivals capturing markets with Online Marketing and Social Media / / / / / / / /

Festivals capturing markets with Online Marketing and Social Media

Two of Cape Breton’s favorite fall festivals are Hike the Highlands, Sept. 11-20 and Celtic Colours – October 9-17. What makes them unique is they are the forefront with Online marketing and social media. They are starting small and learning along the way.. Dan Coffin, Marketing...Read more

Mon 15 Jun 2009 Tom Wilson Blog / New Media / Nova Scotia Tourism / NS Tourism / Social Media / Technology Tools for Tourism Operators / Travel Blog / Video / Web 2.0 / youtube 3 comments / / / / / / / / / /

Social Media Workshops Popular

  The Nova Scotia Tourism social media workshops are a hit and attracting large audiences throughout Nova Scotia. Close to fifty people attended the workshop in Sydney recently. Savior Joesph and Cythnia Bragg from Colour, were the presenters during this three hour workshop. The workshop was...Read more

Tue 12 May 2009 Tom Wilson Blog / New Media / Tourism E-Marketing / Tourism Research / Travel Blog / Video / Web 2.0 / youtube Comments Off on To Blog or Not ? / / / / / /

To Blog or Not ?

With the amazing amount of information coming from my tweetdeck, I was beginning to wonder if I should continue to blog.  Is less better, do people want to hear your story, can passion exist in twitter, how much can you really say in 140 characters or less ?  Then along came an article by Adam...Read more