Who am I? Hi, I am Simon Passionate traveler Social Media Enthusiast Strong PR backgroundAlways ready to explore another little piece of world, discovernew places, encounter different people and cultures, and share my experiences and amotions
So... What is Wild About Travel? The mirror of a great passion The willingness to go beyond simple ʻvisitingʼ. Telling stories about experiences and emotions. Searching for what makes a place unique. Writing and sharing about the things I like: adventure, the outdoors and wilderness, as well as art and culture.
Wild AboutTravel readers are from... USA 40% UK 11% Canada 8% Italy 5,5% Australia 2.5%Germany 2.2% Spain 2.1% France 2%
StatisticsA quick overview of the impact ofmy writing and photography. • Google Page Rank: #3 • Alexa Ranking: #97,981 Global • Klout Score: 63 • #8 in the Top 50 Blogs in Adventure on NetworkedBlogs • # 41 in the Top 150 Travel Blogs for Students • #50 in the Top 150 Inﬂuencers in Travel on Peer Index • Voted #2 in the ʻTravel Blogs with Photosʼ Category on GotSaga Best of 2010 Travel AwardsData as of March 2012
Social Network Twitter: 6,000 Followers TweetReach (last 50 tweets): 159,500+ People, 243,000+ Impressions Facebook: 3,280+ Friends (Simon Falvo), 700 Fans (Wild About Travel page) Instagram: 300+ Followers Pinterest: 300+ Followers StumbleUpon: 850+ Connections Data as of March 2012
The potential ofBlog/Press TripsThereʼs nothing like passion and a good network to successfully promote a destination and a special travel experience. Blog Trips I attended include: St Albans (UK), November 2010 Tuscany (Italy), March 2011 Glasgow (UK), April 2011 Antequera (Spain), June 2011 Brighton (UK), January 2012 Dolomites (I), March 2012Contribution ranges from real-time exposure through the main social networks, articles and photos promoted through a large number of platforms.
Besides Wild About TravelContributor of VisitBritain with a pool of UK and international travel bloggers. Featured on other blogs and publications, among which: IMQ Notizie Velvet Escape Isabelles Travel Cumi&Ciki Traveldudes Organizing a course in Social Media Marketing for the Tourism Industry. Panel Speaker at BTO2012(Florence) and BIT2012 (Milan)
Media and PR I am available for: + Blog/Press Trips and social media engagement.+ Products reviews, according to the editorial guidelines. + Commissioning of travel articles (English and Italian). + Collaboration with PR agencies and Tourism Boards for the promotion of selected destinations or travel experiences. + Public speaking related to Social Media Marketing in the Travel Industry.+ Sponsored posts, according to the editorial guidelines.
Find me on...Facebook: Simon Falvo,Wild About TravelTwitter: @1step2theleftGoogle+: Simon FalvoLinkedIn: Simon FalvoFor further firstname.lastname@example.orgAll Photos by Simon Falvo