Monthly Archives: July 2013

Link Friday: The Shoulder Season Edition

Posted on Friday, July 26, 2013 by Brianna

The best time to vacation is in the summertime, right? The kids have off, the weather is nice and it just seems like the right time to get away. But traveling in the summer also means elevated prices, hoards of people and depending where you go, sweltering summer heat. Have you ever tried traveling during the shoulder season?

  • Shoulder season sits between peak traveling season, summer, and low traveling season, winter. Traveling during spring and autumn awards you several great perks.
  • By traveling during shoulder season, you’ll avoid peak season crowds, enjoy pleasant spring, late summer or early autumn weather and save a lot of money while you do it.
  • Here’s some advice for traveling shoulder season. Beware of limitations on transportation and seasonal attractions, plan climate appropriate activities and prepare yourself for potentially uncooperative weather.
  • Since spring and autumn tend to be rainy, make sure to have a back-up plan.
  • Need some ideas for good shoulder season travel? These 5 destinations are great for fall travel.

Fall is coming up, giving you the perfect opportunity to plan a vacation to travel during shoulder season. Where will your travels lead you this autumn?

The latest from the workshop

Posted on Friday, July 19, 2013 by Tyler
iPhone Displaying the app

We created the Middleton Pick-N-Play app for use on both Android and iPhone. The app is a fun, easy way to plan the perfect day in Middleton. Users can pick from lists of fun things to do based on themes, from relaxation to kids activities. Can’t decide what to do? The Middleton Pick-N-Play app will give you some cool suggestions. The app is the ideal way to find the best places to play, stay, eat, shop and more.

Link Friday: The Running a Pinterest Contest Edition

Posted on Friday, July 19, 2013 by Kate

Have you tried your hand at running a Pinterest contest yet? It’s a relatively easy way to interact with followers in a very visual manner. In this week’s Link Friday, we’ve compiled some tips to help get you started.

There isn’t one definitive way to run a Pinterest contest, so be creative! And hopefully these tips will give you some ideas for how to get your contest up and running.

Link Friday: The Video Marketing Edition

Posted on Friday, July 5, 2013 by Brianna

Social media is all visual right now. While beautiful imagery has long captured our attention on social media, video is becoming a front-runner in social media applications. Vimeo, Vine and Instagram video are among the best video apps to explore.

Which video app do you prefer?