One of the reasons why I love illustrations so much – from a practical perspective – is their versatility. You can literally repurpose a single illustration and use it in both digital and traditional marketing, without giving a sense of repetition.
This article was originally written for and published for Hotel Speak – the hotel and travel marketing community. Whether it’s a beautiful beach, local landmark, or a stunning landscape, travel is primarily a visual experience, so all hotels should be using dazzling visual content to engage their audiences effectively.
Running a hotel successfully is not an easy thing to do. No matter how big or small your team is, the daily to-do list for each team member is probably already very long. So you need to be working smart, and what know your priorities are. Starting a hotel blog and, more importantly, keeping it […]
The world of SEO used to be incredibly murky. Dodgy companies could help the worst websites hit the top of Google’s search results using shady tactics known as the SEO black hat techniques. Over time, however, Google got wise to to these practices, and turned the tables – heavily punishing those who had been exploiting […]
You have probably heard marketeers talking about SEO a lot. In case you are unfamiliar with that term or not really sure what it is, here’s a quick explanation: SEO stands for Search Engine Optimisation and is a group of various processes that combined together help websites rank better on search engines like Google. A […]
Running a business without knowing your customers is like sailing without a compass. Putting a lot of effort into your marketing won’t get you far if you don’t know who you are targeting, and exactly who your customers are. That’s why customer personas are so valuable and why if you don’t have any, you should […]
Sometimes, the first impression is the last. You only have one chance to make a first impression. And usually, once that impression has been made, it’s tough to alter. Fortunately, this can work for us, as well as against us. By focussing on providing a fantastic first impression, you can make a real difference to […]
Whether it is blogs, videos, or your social media output, all travel businesses need to be putting careful thought into the content that they are creating. Content marketing sounds simple on the face of it. By creating high-quality content that your audience loves, you will attract them to your brand, and create trust. This will […]
At this dark and uncertain time for the world, the temptation to give up is understandable. Many people in the travel and hospitality industries have built businesses from scratch – with blood, sweat and tears, only to see their hard work destroyed in a crazy, unprecedented global event, which will have long-lasting implications for everyone. […]
Creating good content takes time, energy, and ultimately money. If you’re putting resources into it, you want to make sure you are creating high-quality content that has the best chance of bringing in ROI. The tricky part comes with understanding precisely what you have, and exactly what you are missing. This is where the Content Gap […]