RESOURCES TO HELP POWER YOUR TRAVEL BUSINESS
Below are a number of the essential tools and resources that we use in our travel business. Making your life easier and with less decision fatigue is our goal. Inside our programs we also break down more specific tools FREE and PAID to help you grow faster as well.
Your Travel Business Essentials
There are tons of tools and resources that exist to make running your travel business so much easier! These tools have been highlighted to make your life easier. To help you systemise and automate tasks in your business so that you can provide the service your clients know and love and have come to expect from you.
Please note, some of these links are our affiliate links (they don't cost you anything), though all of the links are for products we use and love.
All the tools you need to stay on track.
LastPass is a premium password manager that stores encrypted passwords online. Eliminate your stress in remembering your passwords. This tool also helps you share your passwords with your team easily and safely.TRY IT NOW *ESSENTIAL TOOL*
67 Step Booking Process
Your step-by-step guide for processing a travel booking. This guide gives you the complete process from the time you receive an enquiry to finalise the booking once the client returns home.GRAB IT HERE (TAA MADE RESOURCE)
Systems to Scale
This is 1 module extracted from our 'Travel Business Foundation Program'.
The most timely resource to get you thinking about and working ON your business. It also includes video and worksheet resources to help you RIGHT now get organised and help you process your bookings without the overwhelm or having to keep everything in your head or inbox.
NOW is the time set up and organise Systems for your travel business to avoid overwhelm, save time and money making sure that you are working on your business and not in it.GRAB THIS HERE (TAA MADE RESOURCE)
Teamwork is a Project Management System we use in our business to manage our projects, teams, customer and more. This is the most trusted project management tool for client work which lets you deliver projects on time - all from one organized place.TRY IT NOW. (Once you have teamwork, grab the Systems short course above and we share how ours is set up for travel.)
Trello for Your Travel Biz - Short Course.
Trello helps you turn complex booking processes into simple tasks. Plan, execute and deliver fast and stay on top of your travel business with Trello! (This short course was designed by our friends at Masters In Travel. This is a discounted rate for TAA students only) If you have trello - you may want this to help you set it up specifically for travel.GRAB THE COURSE HERE
Make your life easier by automating your meeting notes with audio recording, transcribed text and highlight summary. (This is great for when you are on the go, an idea comes to mind, or you need to record a meeting with. a client. Best of all, the FREE account is all you may need!TRY IT NOW & Download the APP
Safely store and share your files in the cloud. Get 15 GB of free storage with a Google account.TRY IT NOW
SOCIAL MEDIA / GRAPHIC DESIGN
Streamline your Imagery, Social Media Efforts with these tools. Making life EASIER!
Canva is the tool we use to create all of our graphic designs. We use it to create all our social media posts, workbooks, itinerary, booking form - the list goes on. You can have your team in one account to work collaboratively on projects. It saves as a bucket load of cash and time and every day.TRY IT NOW - OUR No.1 TOOL!
Social Media Calendar
Social Media Calendar has hundreds of ready made images that you can pre-purchase and upload to your canva account. Making the design process even easier. and helping you with content for AGES! Templates and mock ups include Instagram and Facebook posts, stories, Travel quotes and Travel questions. They are beautifully designed and save you so much time designing!TRY IT NOW
The Blog Creative
This Etsy store has great budget friendly templates to help you create e-books, workbooks or designs to get your lead magnet up and done in no time! Again you purchase the template and upload it to canva to customise to your own branding.CHECK IT OUT HERE
Facebook Creator Studio
Creator Studio lets creators and publishers manage posts, insights and messages from all of your Facebook Pages in one place.TRY IT NOW
These are a few of our favourite tools to have a low cost CRM (Customer Relationship Marketing) database, tools to connect with clients and easy writing tips!
Bonjoro is one of our favourite tools we use in our business to build a personal relationship with our clients. This is a marketing tool used to send personalized videos at key moments in your customer's journey.TRY IT NOW
Want to get video testimonials from clients? Use this simple to set up FREE tool to send the specific questions to your clients and get the responses back in video!TRY IT NOW
ConvertKit is an email service provider that is particularly for bloggers, podcasters and other businesses who are continually building their lists.TRY IT NOW
MailerLite is an email marketing tool and website builder for businesses of all shapes and sizes. This helps you create advanced email marketing campaigns with features like automation, landing pages and surveys.TRY IT NOW
Liz Wilcox Email Templates
Never get anxious over email marketing again! If you hate writing newsletters, this subscription is for you. At a very low monthly fee, you'll be able to get access to dozens of already-written emails to help you launch a product, conduct a flash sale or get your ideal audience to reply, click and connect with you.TRY IT NOW
Promo.com is a video creation platform for businesses. It is a popular video maker and cloud-based video creation service that allows you to create awesome and creative videos very easily.TRY IT NOW
Screencastify is a simple video creation software and is the leading screen recorder for Chrome. Install the extension to record, edit, share videos and create video assignments in seconds.TRY IT NOW
Capture, create and share. Another tool that offers video creation solutions for faster, clearer communication. Like Screencastify, you can use this tool to record narrated presentations or demonstrations and produce the recordings as videos or courses.TRY IT NOW
With apps like these, you reduce the stress of thinking about grammar or spelling mistakes and be a writing master in no time.
Sometimes you just need to get words out on a page. This tool offers suggestions to make those long, overly complex sentences bold and clear.TRY IT NOW
This tool improves your writing by checking documents for spelling and grammar errors, plus offering enhanced vocabulary suggestions and checking for plagiarism (in the paid version).TRY IT NOW
Create, edit and collaborate with your team on documents using Google Docs, Track changes, restore past versions and discuss suggested edits all in real-time.TRY IT NOW
Using these tools, launch your dream podcast now!
If you are just starting out and want a podcast. This is the perfect course for you. With the power of your voice, you can build an audience, make an impact, generate more business, and have fun doing it, too.
I followed this course to the T for the Travel Agent Achievers Podcast and HIGHLY Recommend it to anyone wanting to start one too!
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Save time on production without having to sacrifice quality. Squadcast is the all-in-one solution for professional podcasters. Save time, money and energy by using software that provides studio-quality output.TRY IT NOW
Music Radio Creative
Music Radio Creative helps podcasters, DJs, radio stations and businesses with custom voiceovers, jingles, royalty-free music and more. Their team can help with custom audio requirements. Simply contact them for a bespoke quote.TRY IT NOW