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Creating a Travel Community
Should Bloggers
Compete or Cooperate?
Engin Kaban
Turkish Travelers Society
enginEER Travel
Who am I?
Full-time Travel Writer and Blogger
Semi-Nomadic
Engin – Engine?
enginEER Travel – Easy, Elegant, Responsible
Tu...
Focus
- Individualist or not?
- Networking
- Compete or Cooperate?
- Create and Sustain a Community
Ask Yourself
Why?
What? BLOGGING
How?
Individual to Community
Why are you at TBEX?
Find your own Silicon Valley!
Get Support
Opportunities UnLimited
Be a Giver
...
Story 1 – Things Change
Year 2001 – A junior student with not much travel
experience
Rejected!
Keep in Touch
Appreciation
Story 2 – Advices
Not Easy
Be Unique and Protective
Money Matters
Variety
Team Work
Vision
Cooperation
Face to Face vs. Online
Synergy
Be Social, literally
Shoutouts
Set Standards
Be Stronger
Share within your com...
Competition
Available Resources - Focus
Ethics – Unwritten Rules
Tough Game
Your Business
Small World - Competitors or Ene...
Turkish Travelers Society
2007 - The Need – Sırtçantalılar
Old Good Times
Travel Culture in Turkey
Mission
Loyalty
Meeting...
Turkish Travelers Society
Travel Portal – show respect
Appreciation, criticism
FAM trips, invites, competitions etc.
TV, r...
Possible Takeaways
Be in the center
Notworking - Networking
Keep an eye on your fellow bloggers (aka your
competitors)
Foc...
Final Word
We may be different but,
We are all on the same track.
We LOVE traveling,
We LOVE sharing.
Compete wise,
Cooper...
Keep in Touch
www.enginkaban.com
enginkaban@gmail.com
@enginEERtravel
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  1. 1. Creating a Travel Community Should Bloggers Compete or Cooperate? Engin Kaban Turkish Travelers Society enginEER Travel
  2. 2. Who am I? Full-time Travel Writer and Blogger Semi-Nomadic Engin – Engine? enginEER Travel – Easy, Elegant, Responsible Turkish Travelers Society – CTO Travel Book, Printed and Digital Media, Public Talks, Jury Working with Brands and Tourism Boards Travel Networks
  3. 3. Focus - Individualist or not? - Networking - Compete or Cooperate? - Create and Sustain a Community
  4. 4. Ask Yourself Why? What? BLOGGING How?
  5. 5. Individual to Community Why are you at TBEX? Find your own Silicon Valley! Get Support Opportunities UnLimited Be a Giver Behave Be Understood
  6. 6. Story 1 – Things Change Year 2001 – A junior student with not much travel experience Rejected! Keep in Touch Appreciation
  7. 7. Story 2 – Advices Not Easy Be Unique and Protective Money Matters Variety Team Work Vision
  8. 8. Cooperation Face to Face vs. Online Synergy Be Social, literally Shoutouts Set Standards Be Stronger Share within your community
  9. 9. Competition Available Resources - Focus Ethics – Unwritten Rules Tough Game Your Business Small World - Competitors or Enemies? Common sense
  10. 10. Turkish Travelers Society 2007 - The Need – Sırtçantalılar Old Good Times Travel Culture in Turkey Mission Loyalty Meetings – Presentations Change
  11. 11. Turkish Travelers Society Travel Portal – show respect Appreciation, criticism FAM trips, invites, competitions etc. TV, radio, newspapers Blogger Awards Competition Media Sponsor Re-Branding now www.turkishtravelers.com
  12. 12. Possible Takeaways Be in the center Notworking - Networking Keep an eye on your fellow bloggers (aka your competitors) Focus on being THE BEST Be a Part of the Community Create a Community if Needed
  13. 13. Final Word We may be different but, We are all on the same track. We LOVE traveling, We LOVE sharing. Compete wise, Cooperate more.
  14. 14. Keep in Touch www.enginkaban.com enginkaban@gmail.com @enginEERtravel

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