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Entries from April 27th, 2006

Tourism Marketing Critic Sued

April 27th, 2006 · 1 Comment · News

Anyone interested in tourism marketing, the internet, and Freedom of Speech will be interested to know that Lance Dutson of “Pay-per-Gate” is now being sued by the Maine Office of Tourism‘s advertising agency. Apparently Warren Kremer Paino Advertising doesn’t take kindly to any criticism of its work. Check out the whole story at Maine Web Report.

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Adirondack and Northern New York Wind Farms

April 6th, 2006 · No Comments · News

Wind TurbineSince the creation of the wind farms on the Tug Hill Plateau, interest in developing more wind turbines in the North Country has recently grown. Our local and national needs for renewable and clean energy, along with the economic benefit incentive has made this an attractive opportunity for consideration. The issue is not without controversy and the many interest groups are quite vocal and active. Treehugger posted an interesting analysis of bird mortality related to wind turbines. Rather than debunk the argument used by anti-turbine proponents, it helps place the data used in context.

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Adirondack Hiking Guide Breaks into Top 100

April 6th, 2006 · 1 Comment · Destination Marketing

Squidoo LogoMaybe I’m on to something. The Adirondack Hiking Guide was at #101 yesterday. This morning it is now #83! This is with practically no SEO other than a few inbound links. Heck it hasn’t even been rated by anyone. Cool. I wonder what would happen if someone actually gave it a rating? Of my several lenses, I have to say that next to Birding, this one has been something I have put a modicum of effort into creating. The Squidoo Lens is not a revolutionary idea, it’s more like a collection of good ideas rolled into one web service.

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