Spain - The Journey So Far

Spain: The Journey So Far

Posted by | Spain, TBEX | 3 Comments

If you’ve been living under a rock, don’t know who we are, or haven’t been paying attention…we’re in Spain! We’re here until May 27th working on a variety of projects, starting with our stint as #ResidentBloggers #InCostaBrava (kicking off March 23rd once we arrive in Girona) with the Costa Brava folks, then at TBEX where I’m speaking on long-term social media campaigns at the end of April, and then on to the rest of Spain after TBEX with Eurail and Flipkey. Read More

TBEX 2014 Cancun, Mexico

TBEX 2014 Cancun, Mexico – The Good, The Bad And The Ugly

Posted by | Blogging, Entrepreneur, Social Media, TBEX | 38 Comments

There are high points in your career that anyone who does something long enough will recognize as turning points. Completing a difficult degree. Earning your first promotion. Landing that dream job. Earning your first published piece with a respected publishing outlet. Landing your first sponsored gig…and then getting to the point where your sponsorships continue to roll in. And for those of you who are in the blogging world, getting an invite to speak at the TBEX travel blog convention is up there on the list.

So for me, personally, it was a definite high point of the year to receive my invitation to speak at the convention as one of the featured speakers covering a session on day one just after the opening keynote on advanced Facebook marketing and management tactics, as well as being able to cover a pair of blog posts for them on Cancun beyond the Hotel Zone and its numerous parks and plazas. But even though the event itself was another notch on the belt in an already adventure-packed series of gigs and opportunities in the past few years, I would be remiss if I didn’t cover both sides of the coin. Read More