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See The #TourismReelsChallenge Engagement Winners

After a full month of learning together, tagging one another, and full-diving into Instagram Reels, it is FINALLY time to announce the #TOURISMREELSCHALLENGE winners!! The amount of participation blew our minds, and the increase in engagement from screenshots we received followed suit. Because there was just SO MUCH growth to be recognized, we decided to recognize not one, not two, …

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Should You Go Phygital?

Advertainment. Freemium. Hyperlocal. Marketers just love mashing words together, and “phygital” is the latest installment. Love or hate the grammatical decision, it encapsulates a pretty cool, and growing, advertising trend. So what does it mean to “go phygital”? And what does it look like in action in the travel and tourism industry? We’ll break it down and give you a …

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Can You Go Video for FIVE Days? An Incentivized Learning Challenge with A Chance to Win Big

If you’ve heard anything about social media lately, it’s that video is here to stay. And while this unfortunately means that your steady roll of crowd-sourced images does far less for your brand than it did in 2017, we have good news! With practice, video posts are not as time consuming or as complicated as you would think. Now, after you …

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Adam Vigueira Steps Into Producer Chair at Von Mack

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE Von Mack Agency, Inc. – They say that “content is king.” And these days, it’s becoming more and more performative. New Orleans’ leading boutique tourism marketing firm has hired Louisiana native Adam Vigueira to meet this need for clients worldwide. “Adam’s background in theatre and in travel makes him uniquely perfect for the job. From day one, …

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How To Make An Instagram Reel In 5 Easy Steps

Who’s ready to “reel” in the views and widen your audience reach on Instagram? No? We understand that you could be anxious, or overwhelmed with the sheer number of possibilities. But don’t worry… #TeamVonMack is to the rescue! We’ve compiled 5 easy steps that will teach even the most novice Instagrammer how to create their first reel. And believe it …

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How Tour Companies & Tourist Attractions Can Hack Instagram With Reels

The average engagement for Instagram posts is less than 3%. But did you know that there’s a hack? If you post your content as a “reel” it will bring it directly to the app’s “Explore” page. We tried this at Von Mack, and were met with huge results. So did the NFL when they tried it. Since we dropped our …

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A New Von Mack Series? We’ve Got The Tea

Say hello to The Tourism Tea – a limited series Social Cast! Each week, we’ll release a sip-sized animated convo of what’s hottest in the NOW. This is our way of weeding through the burdensome details of ALL of the webinars, ALL of the podcasts, and ALL of the news on social… and providing the skinny on what really matters …

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Hey 2020! We’re Breaking Up

Dear 2020, It’s over.  We’re sick and tired of this craziness. We’ve got a hot date with next year, and we’re already late to the party. Thanks for the toxic relationship of epic proportions. Sure, you gave us illustrious gifts like Tiger King and UFO sightings, but you ripped our trust to pieces. You can take your layoffs and your …

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Von Mack Turns 3! An All Night Long Pro Bono Celebration

Join us on October 15th for a night of giving back! We’ll be celebrating our agency’s THIRD BIRTHDAY by pulling an “all-nighter” here at our New Orleans office. And be warned, this is not your average party. As 2020’s been such a trying year for our community, we’ve decided to invite everyone in for the occasion as a way to …

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Missed The Webinar? We Got You, Boo!

Welcome to new territory. Global pandemic? Check. Tourism lock down? Virtually everywhere. Feelings of hopelessness and despair? Sometimes. Oh! And now there’s all of those things you need to learn. We get it. We’ve been bombarded too. It’s that anxious, nagging sense of “running in place.” That’s why we decided to break things down and create a guide for navigating …

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