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Website Health Check

Website Health Check

TOURISM BLOG / WEBSITE HEALTH CHECKWEBSITE HEALTH CHECKBy Peter Freeman, Director – Woof Media After auditing (and rebuilding) many tourism websites, I’ve seen these and many other mistakes too often. How many of these are you making? Take the website health check to...

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Meet a TiCSA Member – Pike River

Meet a TiCSA Member – Pike River

TOURISM BLOG / PIKE RIVERPIKE RIVERFrom a restored woolshed, to luxury villas and a riverfront holiday home, Pike River offer a variety of accommodation options with expansive views of the Pike and Murray Rivers. Andrew Caire, owner of Pike River says the business...

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Concierge Service for Instagram

Concierge Service for Instagram

TOURISM BLOG / CONCIERGE SERVICE FOR INSTAGRAMCONCIERGE SERVICE FOR INSTRAGRAMBy Steve Davis, Marketing Communication Consultant, Talked About Marketing Instagram is the darling of social media marketers in the tourism industry. We put our best images forward, but its...

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Why You Need a Social Strategy

Why You Need a Social Strategy

TOURISM BLOG / WHY YOU NEED A SOCIAL STRATEGYWHY YOU NEED A SOCIAL STRATEGYBy Tamara Caire, General Manager – Social Media AOK According to the 2018 Sensis Social Media Report, 65% of social media users use social media to research holidays, travel and accommodation....

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Tools to Save Time & Money

Tools to Save Time & Money

TOURISM BLOG / TOOLS TO SAVE TIME & MONEY TOOLS TO SAVE TIME & MONEY Want to spend more time actually running your business, rather than stuck in the office? Here’s our round-up of easy-to-use tools designed to save you time and money. Xero and Xero Me – From...

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Five Questions for Social

Five Questions for Social

TOURISM BLOG / FIVE QUESTIONS FOR SOCIALFIVE QUESTIONS FOR SOCIALBy Simone Douglas, Chief Executive Officer – Social Media AOK It would seem nearly everyone is on social media these days. In Australia alone, 7 out of 10 people are on Facebook, and they’re spending...

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Meet a TiCSA Member – Longview Vineyard

Meet a TiCSA Member – Longview Vineyard

TOURISM BLOG / LONGVIEW VINEYARDLONGVIEW VINEYARDLongview Vineyard is a true tourism destination located just outside the historic township of Macclesfield in the Adelaide Hills. It is an Australian luxury escape with real Italian hospitality. Guests enjoy locally and...

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Meet a TiCSA Member – Steiny’s Traditional Mettwurst

Meet a TiCSA Member – Steiny’s Traditional Mettwurst

TOURISM BLOG / STEINY'S TRADITIONAL METTWURSTSTEINY'S TRADITIONAL METTWURSTSteiny's Traditional Mettwurst is a 100% South Australian authentic family business that uses small batch artisan crafting techniques to make exceptional quality Mettwurst. Director Tash...

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Meet a TiCSA Member – Goodieson Brewery

Meet a TiCSA Member – Goodieson Brewery

TOURISM BLOG / GOODIESON BREWERYGOODIESON BREWERYJeff and his wife Mary have spent the last decade building Goodieson Brewery. The couple, who spent their twenties travelling through Europe, developed a taste for craft beer among the traditional beer houses of Austria...

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Meet a TiCSA Member – Adelaide Hills Convention Centre

Meet a TiCSA Member – Adelaide Hills Convention Centre

TOURISM BLOG / ADELAIDE HILLS CONVENTION CENTREADELAIDE HILLS CONVENTION CENTRELocated a convenient 20 minutes from Adelaide’s CBD and with capacity for 400-plus guests, the Adelaide Hills Convention Centre (AHCC) offers an unparalleled function centre. Rising above...

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Meet a TiCSA Member – Flamboyance Tours

Meet a TiCSA Member – Flamboyance Tours

TOURISM BLOG / FLAMBOYANCE TOURSFLAMBOYANCE TOURSFlamboyance Tours is a micro-business that began operation in January 2019 and delivers walking tours in the Adelaide CBD. Owner Katina Vangopoulos says the business aims to cater to all kinds of travellers offering...

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Meet a TiCSA Member – Beach Huts Middleton

Meet a TiCSA Member – Beach Huts Middleton

TOURISM BLOG / BEACH HUTS MIDDLETONBEACH HUTS MIDDLETONCentrally located between Goolwa and Port Elliot on the Fleurieu Peninsula, the family owned business that is Beach Huts Middleton opened in 2002. Having started with six on site beach huts, the business has grown...

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