Helpful tips for adventure companies navigating COVID-19 disruption.

How to Leverage Videos & Live Streams for Your Adventure Brand

By |2020-05-29T22:41:42+00:00May 29th, 2020|

Videos & Live Streams Inspire Social Connection  Adventure brands across the world were thrust in a unique position three short months ago. With travel suddenly suspended by COVID-19, there's been a collective shift towards service over sales, along with a strong uptick in inspired brand messaging. Platforms like Facebook and Instagram are now being [...]

Effective Reopening Communications – Inspire Confidence & Competence

By |2020-05-16T13:50:54+00:00May 15th, 2020|

Tips to Support Your Reopening Communications As places begin modified reopenings across the world,  effective and timely communication is more critical than ever to reassure travelers. You want to give them the confidence to begin planning their next adventure with you. Use our handy acronym #HACK (Helpful, Authentic, Clear, Kind) in crafting and marketing [...]

Happy Earth Day: Explore Our Beautiful Planet With These Zoom™ Backgrounds

By |2020-04-24T17:00:23+00:00April 22nd, 2020|

Celebrating Earth Day... Digitally! Today is the 50th Anniversary of the “Earth Day” Holiday. This year the theme is Earth Day Goes Digital. We are sharing some of our favorite Zoom™ backgrounds so that you can be in some of the most beautiful places on our planet from the comfort of your home. These [...]

Inspired Brand Messaging In Action: Service Over Sales

By |2020-04-21T17:03:57+00:00April 21st, 2020|

Photo Courtesy of Alpaca Expeditions - Empowering Women Porters in Peru Inspiring Examples of #HACK Content in Action from the Outdoor Industry In our blog, 8 Tips For Effective Brand Messaging During Covid-19, we shared with you some principles for effective messaging during this time. The main takeaways are to stay visible, to [...]

How to Do Basic Search Engine Optimization (SEO) for Your Brand

By |2020-04-17T18:23:46+00:00April 10th, 2020|

Basic Search Engine Optimization - Get the Fundamentals Right How to Improve Your Organic Rankings for Keywords, Images, Videos and Featured Position 0 Snippets Search Engine Optimization (SEO) is a dance of art and science. The science is paying attention to what Google’s AI (artificial intelligence) algorithm values. The art is paying attention to [...]

How To Optimize Your Youtube Channel & Videos

By |2020-04-13T17:06:41+00:00April 10th, 2020|

YouTube Optimization Best Practices Optimizing your YouTube channel and videos is a reasonably straightforward process. Follow this step by step instruction list to drive more traffic to your channel, which in turn will drive more traffic to your website.  Help your potential customers find your unique adventure content.  First, let’s start with optimizing your [...]

Proactive Marketing Content: How to Strengthen Your Brand Now

By |2020-04-11T16:05:47+00:00April 3rd, 2020|

Pivot & Focus on Proactive Marketing Content Strengthen Your Adventure Brand Now, During COVID-19 In recent weeks, we’ve shared resources on how to best support your customers, staff and business, tips for cancellations and refunds, and effective adventure brand messaging during this unprecedented COVID-19 disruption. Now let’s consider: How can we make the best [...]

8 Tips for Effective Brand Messaging During COVID-19

By |2020-04-21T15:20:54+00:00March 27th, 2020|

Fast Moving, Constant Change, Uncertainty We wish this was describing a first descent river trip in a canyon no-one has ever seen before - but it's today's "current normal" description of both life and running a tourism-based company, thanks to COVID-19. Messaging and marketing efforts have to recognize this new reality and pivot immediately.  [...]

Adventure Companies Tips for Cancellations & Refunds During COVID-19

By |2020-04-10T21:09:08+00:00March 20th, 2020|

Smart Cancellation Policies: Support Today & Protect Tomorrow Here are some tips for adventure companies on how to re-think, refine and communicate about your adventure company’s cancellation policies in the context of this unprecedented coronavirus pandemic that is disrupting us all on two fronts: 1) Human health - with varying levels of risk from [...]

Supporting Your Customers, Staff and Business Through Coronavirus 2020

By |2020-04-10T21:09:36+00:00March 14th, 2020|

2020 - Optimism, Disruption, Resilience 2020 started out a year of huge optimism and big goals for many of us in the adventure industry. We were ready and pumped to serve up amazing adventures across the US and abroad to our customers of all ages. Fast forward only weeks later to March, and the [...]