Have you been resisting LinkedIn?

If you are looking to begin a relationship with companies or organizations that could be key to getting you in front of your ideal clients, then you need to leverage LinkedIn. Enjoy this LinkedIn tutorial from Vanessa McGovern, GIFTE VP of Business Development & Strategic Partnerships. Having trouble viewing the video? Click HERE to open […]

3 Reasons Picking a Specialty = A LOT More Money

Pinpointing a specialty is one of the most common things I advise clients, but many don’t take my advice.  One of the reasons people don’t is because they are passionate about all types of travel and it feels too restrictive to limit the travel options they sell.  The problem with this argument is that it’s […]

5 Tips to Getting Facebook to Work For You

by Lori Hardegree, Magical Memories Travel Facebook has become a staple of most of our lives. With more than 1 billion (with a B!) users worldwide, it’s become a go-to source for connection and information for a huge number of people. Did you know the average person checks their Facebook news feed about 7 times […]

5 Steps to Simplifying Your Facebook Strategy

   A client recently asked me, “Why isn’t my Facebook activity working?” After digging deeper into how she defined “working” – building a following and getting bookings, neither of which were happening for her – I realized that the mistakes she was making are very common, especially amongst the travel advisor community. Many people jump […]

How to Get Endless Referrals

As a professional travel consultant, one of the most efficient ways to grow your business is through referrals. But they don’t happen naturally. Sure, you might get a referral here and there, but if you want to grow your business exponentially, you will have to put effort in EARNING and ASKING for referrals repeatedly. As you can […]

“When Fear Knocks on Your Door, Let Faith Answer”

For a second, you might have thought you were in church listening to your preacher when reading that title, “When Fear Knocks on Your Door, Let Faith Answer.” It’s very possible you may have heard it from a religious figure since it comes from Joel Osteen. Building your business can be scary. Especially if you […]

5 Steps to Getting Clients to Call You

Marketing may seem terribly complicated and it can be at times, especially with all the online options available. But when it comes down to it, marketing is a simple science. The study is human psychology. I know I have been through times in my business where I wish I could make the phone ring or […]