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SAW At Sea Cruise: Travel With “SAW Celebrities” To Canada SAW At Sea Cruise: Travel With “SAW Celebrities” To Canada
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How would you like to take a “Saw” cruise? Wait. What? Yes, that Saw. Check out the official description below. “Let’s play a game…onboard the beautiful and luxurious Carnival Glory! If you’re a Fan of the “SAW” movies, you don’t …

TripAdvisor and Facebook Team Up to Help You Plan the Trip of Your Dreams TripAdvisor and Facebook Team Up to Help You Plan the Trip of Your Dreams

TripAdvisor has been teaming up with Facebook to help millions of travelers plan the best trip of their life by featuring recommendations from their FB friends. The decision was based off of a Nielsen research study,”U.S. Advertising Spend and Effectiveness,” …

Mardi Gras Contributes To Economic Prosperity Mardi Gras Contributes To Economic Prosperity

Mint Life brings us this lovely infographic showing us just how profitable Mardi Gras is for New Orleans. I won’t go into any great detail as the infographic is made to speak for itself, but come on? Any party that …

Expedia Launches Facebook Contest To Name Its Vacation Packages

Online travel website Expedia has launched the “You Name it Contest and Sweepstakes,” on its Facebook page with the aim of coming up with a better name for its Vacation Packages.

Create Systems in Your Business So You Can Go On Vacation

This week, I was speaking with a client who wanted to be able to go on vacation with the knowledge that his business was still moving in the right direction. He wanted to be able to go away and be away without checking in (and stressing out) throughout the day. That conversation inspired this post.

Yahoo: No Rest For American Weary
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Seems like everybody in the States is wound up pretty tight these days thanks to impending economic troubles and continuing denial at the upper crust. The bad news gets worse: A wound-up America won’t be unwinding this summer.

comScore Releases Top Sites For July

comScore Media Metrix released today it’s monthly look at U.S. consumer online activity at popular online sites for the month of July.

Spotting Trends with Social Media

One of the often overlooked aspects of social media is that it can often be seen a pointer for developing and emerging trends.

Yahoo Says Americans Work Too Much

Usually, when I go home for the day, I unplug. Unplugging means not even jacked in wirelessly: cell phone is off; computer (if I can help it) is off; laptop is off. The same goes for the weekend; if you want to get a hold of me, it can wait until Monday. Home is home, work is work, and I’m quite strict about their separation.

Blog Awards for 2006

Randy Morin ran his KBCafe Blog Awards again for 2006. In the SEO Blog category, Barry kicked ass again (while on vacation no less) as predicted.

British Airways to Offer Google Earth Vacation Views

In attempt to lure more people to book their next flight with British Airways, the airline has added Google Earth imagery to their web site, reports Forbes.

Gmail Adds Auto Vacation Responses

Gmail has been adding features like crazy lately, and this one should come in handy for the holidays: autoresponders for when you are on vacation.

GMails Spam Filter On Vacation?

Randy has had a very frustrating day. City workers laying sod cut the cables of his internet connection at least a half dozen times …

Small Businesses Consider Company Car vs. Personal Mileage Reimbursement In Hurricane Katrina’s Wake

Companies and individuals alike are now concerned that the federal mileage deduction or their company’s gas mileage reimbursement will no longer cover the costs of operating a vehicle for business purposes.

Back From Blog Vacation

It’s great to take a blog vacation. Thanks to everyone who sent nice notes. Just saw this in the Guardian’s blog …

Holiday/vacation time but what about your online business?

For many of us, it is time to start thinking about packing our suitcases and jetting off on our summer holidays/vacation.

Guest blogging: Higher profile

Guest blogging.
It’s definitely something you should consider doing as a blogger.
If you have a blog, having occasional guest bloggers appear on your own blog, is often a good idea as well.

Analog Search To The Rescue

Wired Mag reports on the most popular methods of searching employed when people’s lives are on the line.

Starting Your Own Blog
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I was sitting in my local Internet Cafe yesterday, I like to get away from my “home office” from time to time and it’s a great place to go for a cup of Espresso and to meet interesting people.

Copywriting Makeover: Making An Emotional Connection – Part 2

In part one of this article series we began looking at the Cruise Vacation Center site: a travel site whose copy was sorely lacking in emotional appeal and visual imagry. (You can see the previous version of the copy here: http://www.copywritingcourse.com/CruiseVacationCenter-Original.pdf.) In the conclusion, youll see how all the rewrite turned out and how exciting the end results have been.

Put the “Vacate” in Vacation

There’s a good reason why we call it a vacation. It’s the time that we set aside to forget all the have-to’s and should’s of daily life and indulge in rest and recreation. In fact, it’s re-creation! Reduce your stress. Relieve your anxieties. Relax your body. Rest your mind.