Social Media

11 Essential Travel Tips That You Must Remember! by Scott Allford

I’ve been travelling for a while now, and it’s been over a decade since I had a place to call my own in my home country. I’ve had a lot of great travel experiences and some not so great ones as well, but I like to think that as a whole they’ve brought me to where I am now and will help me to have even better experiences in the future. Fingers crossed!

I’ve read a lot of different blogs giving pointless ‘tips’ about you shouldn’t do when you travel – “Don’t pose like you’re holding up the Leaning Tower of Pisa.” “Don’t post too frequently about your travels on Facebook.” Seriously, if you want to do those things, go for it. It doesn’t hurt anyone and it’s your holiday. Rather than writing about what you shouldn’t do, I’d like to share some of the things I’ve learnt to do to make my travels even more enjoyable. 

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Product Review: Skyscanner Website by Ryan Buaron

The Eid  (Hari Raya) holidays is fast approaching and as expats living in Malaysia, this is a great opportunity for us to take a break and travel. Through the past 3 years - we’ve traveled to Penang (Malaysia), United Arab Emirates, and Oman around this time of the year. This year we are planning an intense 6-day holiday which spans 5 European countries, 9 international flights and 8 airports. The reality show Amazing Race is nothing in comparison.

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TROLLING A COUNTRY: Filipinos as Social Media Tools by Ryan Buaron

Polish bloggers Anna and Agnesz weren't just prostituting themselves for petty 'likes', they had a mission in mind, take advantage of a country's hospitality and trash it big time for website traffic. At the end of the day, they were laughing their way to the bank.

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WHITE PAPER: Nobody Likes To Read Anymore: Moving Forward and Retooling Engagement Strategies In Social Media by Ryan Buaron

With the explosion of social media use worldwide, there’s a massive amount of information available at any given time. The amount of clutter online makes it especially difficult and tricky for businesses, organizations and personalities to reach intended audiences and viral content. In recent years, photo messaging and sharing applications like Snapchat, Instagram, Plague online networking services like Twitter and online media companies like Buzzfeed have proven to be extremely popular, and all of the these rely heavily on limited text (Twitter, Snapchat, Buzzfeed) and a deep focus on image use. Despite this shift to image driven social media applications and services, mainstream businesses as well as a huge number of blogs are still stuck in information heavy websites. This white paper will discuss the need to shift to visually focused posts and sites.

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