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The Number One Metric In Travel sales solopreneur travel

Efficiency is what distinguishes a great individual travel professional from a growing, profitable travel business. A business that is an asset with a tangible and growing value. An asset that you own!

Time is moving faster than ever, and I’ve dedicated many recent messages to the ideas of...

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A System For A Great Experience editorial

A System For A Great Experinece: A Simple Trip For Sneakers Illustrates The Secret For Business Success 

My recent shopping experience is a great lesson for all of us in the travel industry.

My oldest daughter, Bella,. is active. It was a Tuesday evening, and I was finally taking Bella out...

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Read 3 Simple Experiments to Increase the Profit of Your Travel Agency editorial

A software engineer for an e-commerce company thought that maybe, just maybe, customers would buy more if they were shown other products they might be interested in based on what was in their shopping cart. 

The engineer’s boss, a senior vice president, disagreed. Strongly. He believed...

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Spellcheck Lies—Why You Must Proofread Your Travel Marketing Copy marketing

I am a terrible writer. I admit it wholeheartedly, while also being slightly embarrassed by that admission.

However, I am a copywriter, someone who writes words that sell. I have to write.

As a travel entrepreneur, you are also a copywriter. Whether you are writing a social media post, a...

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9 Strategies to Prepare Your Travel Business Now For Future Changes In the Economic Cycle marketing sales solopreneur travel

The economy is a living organism. It expands and contracts. It goes through long-run cyclical shifts and short-run acceleration and drops. A million factors culminate in key measures like GDP growth, unemployment, and the value of the dollar.  

As entrepreneurs, we spend most of our...

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How Do You Eat An Elephant? editorial travel

People talk often about the idea of continuous improvement. The thing is, a lot of the time it is just that, an idea, nice words without much action. Continually getting better. Continually improving a weakness. Continually solidifying a strength. It all sounds great, doesn’t it? Nearly...

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When Do You Invest In Your Business? editorial marketing sales solopreneur travel

I’ve talked about investing here before. Whether you’re Warren Buffett, you, or me, all investors seek a degree of certainty before pulling the trigger. Complete certainty is elusive, but when is there enough certainty? When do you know that it is safe to make the investment that your...

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Traveling? 3 Tips For Creating Great Content For Your Website+Social Media editorial solopreneur travel

Going on a trip as a travel pro is a great opportunity to create travel content for your website and social media pages. Here are three things you can do on your trip to create content your consumers will love.

Take Photos

Throughout your trip, take photos featuring one or more person and write...

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You Can’t Afford To Miss Travel Quest World, The Numbers Prove It editorial marketing
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Steven Hattem Joins Travel Quest Network as VP of Operations and Service Delivery press release

March 14, 2022

ATLANTA, GEORGIA — Travel Quest Network announced today that Steven Hattem, a 30-year travel industry veteran, has joined the company's executive team as Vice President of Operations and Service Delivery. In this integral role, Hattem will oversee all agency operations...

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Looking For Your Upside

You’ve heard the adage, no pain – no gain. Then there is its close cousin, no risk – no reward. To both, I say hogwash.

Each of us wants to be on the lookout for opportunity. Some opportunities are small, others massive, but the size of the opportunity is only half of the...

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Traveling by Train travel

Traveling by train is a good way to take a vacation while leaving the driving to someone else. You have the freedom to enjoy the scenery, room to stretch your legs and when you arrive, you’ll be right in the center of your destination.

Whether you want to visit multiple places in the United...

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