You’re Simply the Best: Last Call for eTSY Awards
The good news is: The deadline is extended. The bad news is: The new deadline isn’t far off. In fact, it is midnight on Friday, September 7. To get your awesome entry in for one or more of the 13 fun and quirky categories, hurry up and click here.
A Viewpoint by Ted Sullivan, ADARA, on New KPIs for DMOs
DMOs are finding new ways to track their campaigns. Real-time data offers greater insights into travel behavior and helps link digital campaigns to actual revenue, allowing marketers to more confidently defend their budgets. Updating your KPIs? Read more here.
Drone Regulations: What You Need to Know
“Do I need a license to fly a drone?” and “Do I need to register my drone?” and “What are the differences between recreational and commercial use?” These are three of the most common questions asked by prospective drone owners. Get your Drone 101, plus federal and state regulations here.
Snapchat Gets a New Patent to Monitor Selfies and Determine Emotions
Just because Snap has patented the technology doesn’t mean the company will actually use it. But, it is an astonishing facial recognition advancement capable of judging the mood of a crowd and deserving of a patent. Read more here.
Roundup of DMO Rebrands, Rethinks, Resignations, Recruitments, and Record Visitations
From Washington, D.C. to West Hollywood and from Greater Chicago to Northern Alabama, here’s a roundup of people and places in the news. To see who you know, click here.