Tip of the week – Have you thought about using your Auto-responder to sell travel?

This great tip is courtesy of one of my agents. She was out of the office on a trip to Israel and set up her auto-responder to mention where she was, what she was seeing and even added a link to her website.

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Tip of the week – Update your pages with custom offers

We at Passport Online pride ourselves with our agencies websites not having expired content, HOWEVER some of our agents have created their own pages listing specials and are not updating those pages when the offers expire. Here is an example of Valentine’s cruise page,  notice that you need to call the agency before February 16. […]

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Target Searches – Explained

“What is a Target Search?” I hear this question asked a lot by travel agents, so I thought I would explain what they are and why they are important.

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Tip of the week – Adding videos to your website

Do you want to spruce up your web site? Why not think about adding Videos.  Videos are get way to get your customer excited about travel. Think about it, would you rather read about that river cruise on Avalon Waterways or watch a beautiful video.

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Tip of the week – Selling your preferred Suppliers

As you know Passport Online is the only company out there that helps you sell and highlights your consortium and favorite suppliers. This reminds me of a call from an agency that was referred to us by one of the suppliers that Passport Online works with, United Vacations. This loyal agency really loved to work with United […]

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4 social media tips for 2013

2012 was a great year for social media, we saw so many changes! Here are some of the tips you can’t afford to miss out on.

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Moving beyond a “simple” search box

A search box is one of the most important features you can add to your site.  Some customers will be coming to your site to browse around, but others know exactly what they’re looking for. A mixture of general search boxes and custom search boxes on various pages of your site will help guide them […]

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The Website Content Conundrum

It seems the travel agency community is facing a bit of a “content conundrum” when it comes to what to do with your website.  We, at Passport Online have had lots of discussions with agents regarding what is next for websites and beyond. With the evolution of the Web through social media, mobile devices, and […]

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