Can you believe that more than half the year has already gone by? With only 5 months left in 2016, it’s time to ask yourself if you’ve done everything you can to market your travel website to the right audience. If not, now is the time to try these 5 sure-fire strategies to boost your website performance:
Optimize your images
The number one selling feature of any travel-related website is photos. Some may say an image-heavy website is bad for SEO. We beg to differ. Images can be optimized with keywords using the alt tags and with proper naming conventions. These are also crawled by Google Bots and are displayed in both the Image Search results and the Universal results page. As a pro tip: submit an image sitemap in your Search Console (formerly Google Webmaster Tools) to get...
It's time to throw away previous models of online distribution! Tomahawk Director and tourism marketing expert Gina Paladini presents the drastic changes in online distribution for tourism, and how your business can stay ahead of the curve.
If you haven’t heard of Pokemon Go by now, you may be in the minority. The Nintendo-game based app created by developer Niantic, has taken the world by storm since its release a week ago.
According to SimilarWeb, the game already has twice as many users as the popular dating app Tinder, and is on track to have more active users than Twitter by the end of the week.
Integrated with Google Maps, the app requires users to travel to exact locations to play and progress in the game, overlaying the characters with real-world landmarks.
To sweeten the experience, users can purchase “lures” which cause characters to spawn in a specific location for a limited time, drawing crowds of other users to that location. This has an intriguing application for...
Whether you're working with an in-house team member or an external agency, understanding common social media terms can help you navigate the results for your business and improve your digital marketing. Use our easy Social Media Glossary to learn the language!
A platform is the "brand" of social media being used. Facebook, Twitter, Instagram and Snapchat are all different platforms.
A channel is the specific page for your business. Think of it like a television channel - a dedicated space for your content to be scheduled and distributed. For example, the Tomahawk channel is https://business.facebook.com/TomahawkTourism on the Facebook platform.
When a person clicks on your post with the pre-generated response. This feature has recently...
While imagery and design dominate the overall look and feel of a website, there is no denying the fact that more than 50% of any average business website is words. At the end of the day, your customer is browsing your website to gain information about your product, not just look at pretty pictures. It is therefore crucial to devote a lot of careful thought and deliberation to getting typography right on your website.
Choose the right type
Finding the ideal font to pair with your brand can be challenging. There is a plethora of good typefaces out there, but which is that one combination that fits your needs perfectly?
There are multiple styles to choose from such as Serif, Sans serif, handwritten, cursive script, decorative or different weights like Regular, Bold, Italic,...
Colour is a powerful design tool. It influences the overall look and feel of your website and makes the first impression on your potential customer’s mind. Colour creates atmosphere, the vibe of your website and changes how a customer feels about your business. It is important to understand the vocabulary of colour to create a design that is pleasing to the eye and connects your brand to your audience.
Color theory is the interaction of colors in a design through complementation, contrast, and vibrancy. The colour wheel helps identify categories such as primary, secondary and tertiary colours and colour schemes like complementary, analogous and monochrome. When used appropriately these color combinations are foolproof and harmonious. Including shades or tints of the...