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Want to Know How Influential You are on Pinterest?

PinClout is a new website that brings analytics to Pinterest and assigns users a score from one to 100. As mentioned in an earlier post, Pinterest is a fun new platform that, if leveraged properly, can provide an upper hand for travel bloggers and travel brands. Given all the recent buzz surrounding Pinterest, it was […]

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StumbleUpon Tells Bloggers to Bugger Off and Removes All Direct Links

Recently, StumbleUpon redesigned their site and changed just about everything, including direct links back to your blog. Are you a blogger who has experienced a time when one of your posts hit the StumbleUpon jackpot? If so, you know how good it feels to sit back and see those numbers tick up and up and […]

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Is Apple About to Change the Publishing World by Launching a Sort of GarageBand for e-books?

With the current process of publishing an e-book clearly harder than it needs to be, Apple might be getting ready to change the publishing world forever by making the process “as easy as creating a song in GarageBand.” Travel bloggers are often looking for ways to make money and one way that they have done […]

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The ‘Influencers in Travel’ Site – A Look Back From the Inside Out

For DataArt and Brilliant Travel Media, creating a site simply dedicated to hosting a number of ranking lists of those in the social media travel space, based solely on the vanity metric Klout, was both an experiment and an opportunity. As the Influencers in Travel site is now a memory, I thought it would be […]

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Google+ Engagement Metrics – Are You an Influencer in Travel?

With the recent announcement that Google will transform into a search engine that understands not only content, but also people and relationships, Google+ has suddenly become an integral part of the Search Engine Results Pages (SERPS) that you see. Then, how do you figure out and analyze just how influential you are on Google+?  Yesterday, […]

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International Travelers Beware: iPhone 4S is a Real Gas Guzzler When it Comes to Data

If you plan to travel abroad this year with your iPhone 4S, make sure you have a clear idea of how much it will cost you in terms of data. A new study released this past week by mobile network monitoring firm Arieso reveals that the iPhone 4S commands twice as much data as the iPhone […]

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Pinterest – Where Expressing and Sharing Your Passion for Travel is Easier Than Ever

The goal of Pinterest is to connect everyone in the world through the ‘things’ they find interesting. So, how can travel bloggers leverage Pinterest to connect with people all around the world who share similar travel related tastes and interests? I first heard of Pinterest from my wife last fall. She had been talking with a […]

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