Yearly Archives: 2017

Super-Charge Your New Year’s Resolutions With These 5 Bold Ideas

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8 percent. That’s how many of us succeed at our New Year’s resolutions. Even though correlation doesn’t equal causation, I can’t help but wonder if these two stats are related. Assuming they are (just go with me here), we can learn a lot from the types of resolutions innovative thinkers make. Here are 5 to put […]

How to Stay Motivated When You Work From Home

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Running your own business is one of the most challenging and rewarding things that you can ever do. Each day will be filled with highs and lows, wins and losses. And, it’s in those moments that you’ll need a good dose of motivation! Here are a few tips for cultivating motivation instead of waiting for […]

Five Customer Service Tips

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Everyone says they are the best at this extraordinary business skill. This sadly, is not the case. The good news is that the competitive window is “open” for you to become truly exceptional at what you do. And it starts with the way you commit to servicing your customers. 1. Your customer is your competitor’s […]

Connecting and Communicating

This month, we have been focusing on making connections among family, friends, colleagues, and clients. Building (or sometimes rebuilding) relationships depends greatly on effective communication. As the travel industry becomes increasingly technological, it is imperative that travel agents know how to establish trusting relationships with their clients. Such relationship-building leads to increased customer loyalty and […]

5 Visual Marketing Tips to Conquer Social Shares

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What makes something socially shareable? What have YOU shared lately on your social feeds? What have your fans shared lately? Inspiring your fans and their friends to share your photos and graphics is key to reaching a broader audience. Once your fans share, their friends share and their friends’ friends share your post you have […]

5 Easy Tips for Writing Your About Page

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The about page is usually the hardest page to write on your travel agent website. Why? Because it’s really difficult to write about ourselves! We don’t want to sound too “braggy,” so we undersell our accomplishments … or we don’t know which life moments are most important, so we list them all — and end […]

Your Gratitude Attitude

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Your Gratitude Attitude In life, forging strong personal ties is vital to happiness. The same goes for success in our professional lives. And this is especially true for travel professionals because the travel business is a service-oriented profession. So it is important to build close ties with clients, and this, in turn, will build loyalty […]