Are You Throwing Money at the Problem?

Building your business, acquiring better clients, and making more money are certainly good goals. But how you get there often requires incredible personal development. We may want success, but deep down, we may not believe we deserve it. The only way to get success is to be willing to grow within, believe you deserve it and expect it. Instead […]

How to Use Your Story in Your Marketing

90% of the travel advisors I meet don’t share their story.  But it’s one of the most critical pieces to successful sales.  What story?  YOUR story.  The story of why you are doing what you are doing. For example, my first trip to Africa was not by choice, and thus, my passion for Africa was […]

The Dirty Little Secret of the Travel Business

You may have heard that adopting a successful mindset is a major factor to your success. Perhaps it’s the only factor since your mindset drives everything else. But what does that really mean, to lead with a successful mindset? In the day-to-day of life and business, how does one maintain a successful mindset? I spent a long […]

Five Strategies to Increase Your Facebook Engagement

We’ve been having a lot of discussions about Facebook in the GIFTE TESA and Diamond Mastermind group forums. It’s been very exciting to see them getting such fantastic results in increasing the number of likes on a shoestring budget using Facebook ads. There are multiple success stories of agents adding literally thousands of likes for […]

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 […]