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Using social media
 on your travels
Using social media on your travels

1. Who am I?

2. Facebook for travellers

3. Travelling with Twitter

4. Blogging your trip

5. Bonus social media: Travel with Instagram

6. Final questions and wrap-up.
A travelling, blogging social media addict!
Facebook for travellers

Set up or optimise your page before you go:
 ● check privacy settings
 ● know who your friends are
 ● set a good password

Travel and share:
 ● status updates
 ● place check-ins
 ● photographs
 ● new friends
 ● messages
Travelling with Twitter

Get used to using Twitter some time before you go:
 ● follow your friends and interesting strangers
 ● ask for travel tips from others on Twitter
 ● find your favourite smartphone Twitter app
 ● identify useful #hashtags for your trip

Travel and share:
 ● travel updates
 ● new and strange
 ● photos - TwitPics
 ● direct messages
Blogging your trip

Set up a blog before you go:
 ● use a free platform like Blogger or Wordpress
 ● learn how to write posts and add photos
 ● send the web address of your blog to your friends

Travel and share:
 ● daily (or less frequent) updates - highlights
 ● add photos
 ● include website links to places you've been,
   stayed or eaten at
 ● reply to comments people leave
http://www.notaballerina.com/2012/01/tasmania-with-toddler-tasman-peninsula.html
http://indietravelpodcast.com/travel-diary/travel-diary-prague-austria/
Travel with Instagram

Instagram is perfect for smartphone users:
 ● set up an account (free) before you leave
 ● available for iPhone, Android
 ● Instagram is rapidly becoming popular

Travel and share:
 ● make average photos look great (and fun)
 ● auto-feed them to Facebook or Twitter
 ● email them directly to people
 ● other Instagram users can follow you
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Using Social Media on your Travels - PDF

  • 1. Using social media on your travels
  • 2. Using social media on your travels 1. Who am I? 2. Facebook for travellers 3. Travelling with Twitter 4. Blogging your trip 5. Bonus social media: Travel with Instagram 6. Final questions and wrap-up.
  • 3. A travelling, blogging social media addict!
  • 4. Facebook for travellers Set up or optimise your page before you go: ● check privacy settings ● know who your friends are ● set a good password Travel and share: ● status updates ● place check-ins ● photographs ● new friends ● messages
  • 5.
  • 6.
  • 7.
  • 8. Travelling with Twitter Get used to using Twitter some time before you go: ● follow your friends and interesting strangers ● ask for travel tips from others on Twitter ● find your favourite smartphone Twitter app ● identify useful #hashtags for your trip Travel and share: ● travel updates ● new and strange ● photos - TwitPics ● direct messages
  • 9.
  • 10.
  • 11. Blogging your trip Set up a blog before you go: ● use a free platform like Blogger or Wordpress ● learn how to write posts and add photos ● send the web address of your blog to your friends Travel and share: ● daily (or less frequent) updates - highlights ● add photos ● include website links to places you've been, stayed or eaten at ● reply to comments people leave
  • 14. Travel with Instagram Instagram is perfect for smartphone users: ● set up an account (free) before you leave ● available for iPhone, Android ● Instagram is rapidly becoming popular Travel and share: ● make average photos look great (and fun) ● auto-feed them to Facebook or Twitter ● email them directly to people ● other Instagram users can follow you
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  • 17. How amandakendle.com amandakendleconsulting.com