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Working with Public Relations Professionals – Why Can’t We All Just Get Along?

An often hotly debated topic I see over and over on blogger group boards: working with public relations (PR) folks – the good, the bad, and the ugly. Like any profession, there are good and bad and it often comes down to personality and with whom you click. But I also see issues relating to […]

Announcing NEW Member Benefits

Here at the Professional Travel Bloggers Association, we are dedicated to providing as much value to our members as possible – and one of the best ways to do that is to hook them up some exciting (and exclusive) benefits! We’re really excited to announce a whole new round of member benefits that are now […]

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The Seven Biggest Video Mistakes

  • By Guest Author
  • August 3, 2015
  • Category Video

By now, most bloggers are realizing that videos are no longer “the next big thing.” They are the thing. With the immense popularity of YouTube and our ever-shrinking attention spans, we know that most folks would much rather just click play on your video (if it’s no more than two minutes) than read through an […]

How to Behave on a Hosted Media Trip

I sat slack-jawed at my host’s telling of the story. A year earlier, the tourism organization had put together its first tour with a focus on social media members and how they could help get the word out about its brand. Some heavy hitters were among the invited group, but, overall, the trip was a […]

PTBA 2015 Election Results

Hello! My name is Laurence, and I am the new President of the PTBA, having served as European board member in 2013, and President Elect in 2014. I have the pleasure of taking over the role of President of the PTBA for 2015. First, I would like to thank everyone who has contributed to making […]