While perusing the Delta Website this morning, updating personal information and planning for future trips, I noticed a new feature on the site that looks interesting; the ability to tell them your Twitter Handle. While this sounds good in theory, I am deathly afraid of giving them this information at this point in time. Why would I be afraid of giving Delta my Twitter … [Read more...] about Would You Give Delta Your Twitter Handle?
Jeffsetter Blog (featuring Island Miler)
Last week, I mentioned the great job that Tripadvisor is doing with email and how they keep on engaging me to submit more reviews and spend more time on their site. While I was skeptical and cautious about putting too much effort into optimizing for their site, I also concluded that with the size of their network and the number of people visiting the site, I could benefit from … [Read more...] about Tripadvisor Continues to do Email Right
Mauritius, Munich, Oktoberfest, Berchtesgaden and Paris: Hotel Review - Intercontinental Berchtesgaden Resort Trip Summary: Back in January of 2012 I decided to put my frequent flyer mileage knowledge, skills and learnings to the test and book the honeymoon of our dreams for my wife and me. While it took several months for the plans to fully materialize, the result was an … [Read more...] about Hotel Review: Intercontinental Berchtesgaden Resort
Note: Like any points earning technique, rules may change in the future to prevent this type of technique from working, but as of January of 2013 this method still works. While I am surely not the first person to post about the use of Vanilla Reload cards + American Express Blue Bird to earn points on expenses that usually don't earn points (your US Bank Mortgage being a … [Read more...] about How to Pay Down US Bank Mortgage for 5x Points
At the same time I started Jeffsetter, I also decided to try and get "serious" about my Trip Advisor account. While I have lurked on the site for years and enjoyed their reviews, I never really took the time to become a reviewer myself. Now that I am doing reviews of hotels and trips on Jeffsetter, I thought it might help my brand to also post them on Tripadvisor.com. Maybe … [Read more...] about Does Posting Reviews to Trip Advisor Help or Hurt Your Travel Blog?
Mauritius, Munich, Oktoberfest, Berchtesgaden and Paris: Oktoberfest in Munich Trip Summary: Back in January of 2012 I decided to put my frequent flyer mileage knowledge, skills and learnings to the test and book the honeymoon of our dreams for my wife and me. While it took several months for the plans to fully materialize, the result was an amazing, while not always … [Read more...] about Oktoberfest in Munich at the Hippodrom