Tag Archives: social media

351 – Using Social Media To Build Client Trust And Increase Sales



Podcast Number 351 GUEST SEGMENT On our previous two shows we’ve discussed the importance of selling yourself first as a travel consultant. You compete in the travel marketplace by clients getting to know you, liking you, and trusting you enough to place their valuable vacation time into your hands. Catherine Heeg, a social media trail … Continue reading 351 – Using Social Media To Build Client Trust And Increase Sales


338 – How to Entertain Yourself and Gain In Depth Knowledge of Destinations – How? The Amateur Traveler



Podcast Number 338 GUEST SEGMENT Chris Christensen, the Producer of the Amateur Traveler Podcast and This Week in Travel, joins the interview portion of the Home Based Travel Agent Show. Chris’ shows have achieved notable recognition and awards, and this year, the Amateur Traveler Podcast is a finalist for the best travel show in the … Continue reading 338 – How to Entertain Yourself and Gain In Depth Knowledge of Destinations – How? The Amateur Traveler


334 – How To Use Google+ To Promote Your Travel Business



Podcast Number 334 COHOSTED SEGMENT Google+ is Google’s answer for a Facebook type of social media platform. Is Google+ a place where you can promote your travel business? Is Google+ easy to use? What are its advantages and disadvantages? Catherine Heeg, a social media expert in the travel trade, joins Lorene and I to answer … Continue reading 334 – How To Use Google+ To Promote Your Travel Business


321 – Pinterest, A Big Deal for Your Business or Just Another Social Site



Podcast Number 321 Find more travel business related content at the TRAVEL CONSULTANT ACADEMY. COHOSTED SEGMENT Pinterest is a social media site where you create your own bulletin board to share your interests and other people’s interests. Catherine Heeg joins the show and explains how Pinterest is a powerful tool to promote your travel business. … Continue reading 321 – Pinterest, A Big Deal for Your Business or Just Another Social Site


317 – Catherine Heeg Explains How to Find Content to Put Into Your Travel Agent Blog



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


260 – Free Webinars for Travel Agents to Learn All About Social Media



Podcast Number 260 Sponsor: Hold your meetings online for just $49 a month Try GoToMeeting free. Stephanie Lee and Martin Bell join Lorene and Barry to talk about free educational opportunities for travel agents.  Stephanie’s host agency company, Travel Quest is sponsoring several free webinars about how travel agents can use social media to improve their … Continue reading 260 – Free Webinars for Travel Agents to Learn All About Social Media


257 – Travel Agent Social Media Resources



Podcast Number 257 Join the fun with Lorene Romero, Gary Ebels and Barry Kantz as they discuss social media resources for the travel agent.  Barry describes Over The Top TV and how that is a resource for travel agents.  Gary gives us a peek at Twitter and software such as Tweet Deck to search and … Continue reading 257 – Travel Agent Social Media Resources


170 – How Can a Blog or Podcast Boost Your Travel Sales?



The most effective way to market your home based travel business is to get out of the house and get involved in your community. People will purchase their vacations from you but only after they get to know you, like you and trust you. The best way for people to get to know you, like … Continue reading 170 – How Can a Blog or Podcast Boost Your Travel Sales?