Successfully reported this slideshow.
We use your LinkedIn profile and activity data to personalize ads and to show you more relevant ads. You can change your ad preferences anytime.

Simon press kit feb2012


Published on

Published in: Travel, Technology, Business
  • Be the first to comment

Simon press kit feb2012

  1. 1. Wild About Travel Press Kit
  2. 2. Who am I? Hi, I am Simon I wish I was a globetrotter. Instead, I worked for 10 years in investment banking and then 8 years in a PR firm.Nevertheless, as soon as I could I flew away to explore another little piece of world, discover new places, encounter different people and cultures, admire stunning sceneries.
  3. 3. How it started... In a warm day of June 2009 Wild About Travel blog was born It was a way to learn about blogging and social media... ... It soon became a true passion
  4. 4. So... What is Wild About Travel?The mirror of a great passion and the desire to share my travel experiences and emotions. I write about the things I like: adventure, the outdoors and wilderness, as well as art and culture. To me, the beauty of travel is in the discovery. It was supposed to be a way to learn about blogging and social media...
  5. 5. StatisticsA quick overview of the impact ofmy writing and photography. • Google Page Rank: #3 • Alexa Ranking: #117,303 in the US, #52,961 in the UK and #7,861 in Korea • Klout Score: 62 • Twitter: 5,600+ Followers • TweetReach (last 50 tweets): 139,000 People, 199,000+ Impressions • Facebook: 3,200+ Friends (Simon Falvo), 640+ Fans (Wild About Travel page) • #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 January 2012
  6. 6. 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)
  7. 7. Media and PR I am available for: + Blog/Press Trips ranging from adventure and outdoors to cities and culture, and social media engagement. + Products reviews, according to the editorial guidelines.+ Commissioning of travel articles (both in English and Italian). + Collaboration with PR agencies and Tourism Boards for thepromotion of selected destinations or travel experiences.+ Public speaking related to Social Media Marketing in the Travel Industry. + Sponsored posts, according to the editorial guidelines.
  8. 8. The potential of Blog/Press Trips Thereʼs nothing like passion and a good network to successfully promote a destination and a special travel experience, whetherrelated to adventure, outdoors, art, food or accommodation. 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 2012Contribution during sponsored trips ranges from real-time exposure through the main social networks, articles and photos promoted through a large number of platforms.
  9. 9. Where you can find me... Facebook: Simon Falvo, Wild About Travel Twitter: @1step2theleft Google+: Simon Falvo LinkedIn: Simon Falvo For further information you can contact me at simon.falvo@gmail.comAll Photos by Simon Falvo
  10. 10. Thank you!I look forward to getting in touch