Beautiful Instagram Infographic

Beautiful Instagram Infographic

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The Basics will always be the same.

In three weeks time I will be attending WIT and participating on two panels. And today I enjoyed a lovely lunch with Siew Hoon talking about the event, all the arrangements and how tweeters and bloggers can participate in the true spirit of engaged and connected consumers

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Search without Searching – implications for the travel industry.

I’ve written a couple of articles lately on websites/applications that allow us to plan a trip. Essentially they act as a portal providing access to information around certain aspects of the trip – the flight, the accommodation, and, as I recently reviewed in the case of NileGuide, events happening in and around my destination when I plan to be there

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Creating Magic Moments

Have you ever had a birthday or Christmas or other occasion when someone has given you a gift and you’ve thought, ‘that’s just what I wanted’?  I do hope that it’s happened to you. Do you remember how nice it felt? There are many reasons, of course, why that particular gift might have hit the spot.  Perhaps it was the latest book by an author […]

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Social Media Day and Social Media Strategy

June 30th was Social Media day. It was actually Global Social Media day as declared by Mashable. It was also a day when I went to discuss Social Media strategy with a large company based here in Singapore.

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Oh Come On! Don’t you get it yet?

Now, I spend a lot of my life encouraging brands and organizations to engage with their customers in the social media space so what’s my beef here? Read the text again and think about it. Now let me summarize it for you:

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Gliider – A Review

Siew Hoon (all round Goddess of Web in Travel)- asked me to review Gliider. A few days ago I was asked if I would test-drive the Gliider travel-planning site.  Their tagline, incidentally, is ‘Plan Funner Trips’ – make of that what you will.  I’m already thinking I might not be part of the target demographic. Using Gliider works via a Firefox installation file that adds a […]

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Is Facebook more important that your own website?

  Last night I was watching the Man United Liverpool game for a few minutes.  I don't really watch football but it was kicking off big time in the first few minutes with an early goal from Liverpool and then a penalty for Utd.  It was momentarily engrossing in the same way that watching a bunch of drunks kick the crap out of each other might be […]

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Social Media Expectations – Starhub and Resorts World Sentosa

Resorts World Sentosa's Facebook Fan Page I was asked to participate in a social media panel a month or so ago as part of a lecture course for INSEAD MBA students.  It was there last lecture on Social Media and I, along with 4 or so other people, were asked to field questions from the students. In the couple of days leading up to the panel I had tried […]

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Singapore Tweetup Update

Come and meet fellow Singaporean and Singapore-based Tweeters at Singapore's first ever Tweetup. Ever wondered who really lies behind that @name ? – well, come and find out! A great networking opportunity and chance to make new friends. There will be some free food and a great one-for-one drinks deal. My thanks to Andrew Peters and to Geek terminal for helping organize and being so […]

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