In Case You Missed It (ICYMI): A weekly digest of interesting news stories about social media, travel, and tech.
Today's #FriFotos theme is "SUMMER." Search #FriFotos on Twitter to see users' submissions and retweet your favorites or share one of your own.
A new report ranks the top travel destinations of 2012. With no surprise, London made the number one slot. I've only visited six places on the list. I guess I have some traveling to do.
Top travel blogger Matt Long of Land Lopers is exploring Saskatoon in Saskatchewan, Canada as part of the CTC and Travel + Leisure magazine's "Explore Like a Local" campaign. Follow along with Matt's trip on Twitter, Facebook, Instagram, and his blog:
As I've, mentioned before (here, here, and here) social media is a useful travel-planning tool. Further evidence social media is changing the way we travel:
"I want to go to there" moment of the week:
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If I say, “social media strategy,” what comes to mind? Writing a killer tweet? Designing a captivating Facebook cover photo? Maintaining the proper following to follower ratio? When it comes to growing your social media community, all of these things-- content, messaging, audience, design, etc.-- are important.
But the other half of a winning social media strategy actually happens when you log-off networks like Twitter and Facebook. Social tools and strategies incorporated on your website, blog, and even offline, are just as important as retweets, likes, and all the rest.
Here are five ways to grow your social media following without sending a single tweet or posting a single status update:
What did I miss? Tell me about another off-network social media strategy that's helped you grow your following.
Writing/sharing/tweeting from the crossroads of social media, travel, & tech. Read more about me, here.
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