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How to Blog with Ease and Confidence

So you’ve been given the task of blogging for your company. Yay you! As if you didn’t have one million other things vying for your time each day. You know you need to be producing blog posts every week or every other week, so now you’re wondering how you could possibly come up with that much meaningful content, which you know is critical for many reasons.

The good news is, with just a little bit of advanced planning, and some of these good tips and hints below, you can create and maintain a blog of which your company will be proud: Read more

Infographic: Oh the Places Alabama Will Go: Insights on Alabama Travel Trends

For some, vacation means a quick weekend away jam packed with activities, for others it’s a weeklong beach trip that consists of nothing but listening to the waves crash and a few rounds of golf. In Alabama, we’re lucky to have the best of both worlds…bustling cities with festivals, concerts, and sightseeing opportunities plus the sprawling inland lakes and beautiful beaches along the coast.

35% of Americans plan to take a vacation 50 or miles away in the next 12 months. Of the eight in ten who planned on traveling this summer, each will spend $941 per person. As a part of the travel and tourism industry, you already know much of what the South has to offer. But aren’t you curious about what Alabamians actually prefer when it comes to vacation planning? Read more

Whitepaper: Understanding the Modern Alabama Millennial

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Millennials may be the most written about generation in the media today. With many sources from national and international reports from consulting firms, newspapers, and magazines to shared content on social media from op/ed reporters, people are both interested and conflicted on the topic of millennials.

What does this mean for Alabama? With no major reports written about Alabama’s millennials until now, the Alabama Media Group created an opportunity for millennials ages 19-36 in the state to have their voices heard. Our survey was distributed to millennials online via social media and through various young professionals organizations throughout the state. Read more