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364 – How to Easily Produce Video to Promote Your Travel Business



Podcast Number 364 SHOW NOTES  Video sells. We know and experience this fact every day as we watch hundreds of television commercials on our tv’s every day. In today’s world you do not need expensive equipment or a million watt transmitter to produce and transmit your video. It really is easy and you can find … Continue reading 364 – How to Easily Produce Video to Promote Your Travel Business


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


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


313 – Are You Using Social Media as Part of Your Marketing Strategy?



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?


308 – Travel Agents Learn How to Become Full Service by Selling Airline Tickets



Podcast Number 308  Try GoToMeeting free for 30 Days! COHOSTED SEGMENT Bobbi Hamida joins us for part two of his interview. Bobbi is the Strategic Air Director for the host agency Nexion. In this segment we discuss how travel agents can become full service agents without purchasing and learning a Global Distribution System (GDS). Why … Continue reading 308 – Travel Agents Learn How to Become Full Service by Selling Airline Tickets


290 – NACTA’s Technology Training and Tools for the Travel Agent



Podcast Number 290 Try GoToMeeting Free for Thirty Days COHOSTED SEGMENT Penney Rudicil, the National Association of Career Travel Agents technology guru, joins Lorene and Barry in the co-hosted segment. Penney talks about the upcoming Tech Fest hosted by NACTA in Deerfield, Illinois. NACTA is planning other Tech Fests for travel agents on the west … Continue reading 290 – NACTA’s Technology Training and Tools for the Travel Agent


286 – The World of Coffee and What SEO Means for Your Travel Business



Podcast Number 286 BUSINESS SEGMENT Search engine optimization (SEO) and what it means for your travel agent business. Check out this article in PC World if you want some quick tips in writing on how to optimize your website. The article is titled, “Five Tips to Improve Ranking and Increase Traffic.” CO HOSTED SEGMENT Today’s … Continue reading 286 – The World of Coffee and What SEO Means for Your Travel Business


256 – Travel Technology Round Table With Gary Ebels, Lorene and Barry



Podcast Number 256 Happy Birthday United States Sponsor: Hold your meetings online for just $49 a month Try GoToMeeting free. Gary Ebels joins Lorene and Barry for a round table discussion about using technology in the travel business.  We talk about how to share information with your clients using Evernote.  We also discuss Frommer’s travel … Continue reading 256 – Travel Technology Round Table With Gary Ebels, Lorene and Barry