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Tips on effective time management for working travellers

Now that we’ve been home in Australia for a couple of months, we are starting to settle back down into our work-then-play routine. This finely balanced split was tipped over during the Christmas, New Year and Australia Day period when the whole country takes a few months off to watch cricket, eat snaggers, drink Chardonnay and laze about on the beach. It was very heaven, but now it’s time to get back to work, something lots of people we have…

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Looking back on 2014 and looking forward to 2015

It’s that time of year for reflection. I’m guessing gyms around the world are busy right now with signups, although it would be interesting to know how many of these memberships are still in use by the end of the year. When I reflect on the past year, I’m proud of what we managed to achieve and even if I didn’t quite achieve all my goals, I achieved things that I hadn’t planned on at the beginning of the year.…

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Is your blog share worthy?

You’ve spent a good portion of your day researching and writing up what you believe is the perfect blog post. You publish it, share it on your regular social media channels and wait. Surely this is going to get picked up by your audience and passed along in no time. But nothing happens. Sound familiar? The problem is, there are millions of blogs on the web. It’s hard to stand out. You have to make sure your content is exceptional…

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How to create a media kit that rocks

It’s that time of the year again – many travel blogging conferences are fast approaching and bloggers are preparing to woo tourism boards and travel companies into working with them. There’s BlogHer in Silicon Valley next week, TBEX Europe in Athens in October, and PTBA in Sri Lanka in November. There’s also a bunch more… really too many to list. Personally, we’re going to TBEX Cancun next month in Mexico, so we’re frantically getting more business cards printed before we…

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How to write a social media strategy

Red Platypus is excited to announce that after weeks of hard work, we’ve put together for you an ultimate guide on how to write a social media strategy. In this guide, you will learn how to write a social media strategy for your business in a few simple steps. This in-depth guide but simple guide spans 17 pages and is easily downloadable onto your computer in PDF format. Best of all, it’s FREE! In the guide on How to Write…

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