Social Media Disclosure Rules Apply Even in Small Communities

FTC Protecting America's Consumers

Small communities are great for mutual support. Sometimes we relax things though that could actually support and protect us. FTC Blogger Rules are just such a case. Here on Maui, we love and support each other so much, we call it one big ʻohana – that means family. Maui is also very techy and entrepreneurial – we have leaders in green tech,…

Social Media Award

We won! Bare Feet Studios was awarded “Best Social Media Campaign” at the #PEMawards. It was such an honor to be able to share the case study from our client, the Lānaʻi Visitors Bureau, and gain recognition for the New Media Artist-in-Residence program. (More links and the back story below. Photo Credit: Tracy Chan for NonstopHonolulu.) UPDATE: Mahalo to my client Keliʻi…

Summary of New Media Artist-in-Residence Program

cover of 2011 report on the Lanai Visitors Bureau blogger program

It is the last day of 2011 and I want to add an exclamation point of gratitude on each of my blogs – most of which suffer from neglect from me. It was my friend and Maui blogger Liza Pierce’s idea: let’s all write a blog post for January 1st! So, I’ve set this to post just one minute in to the…

New Media Artist-in-Residence Program for Lanai

I’ve been meaning to write more about the innovative travel blogger program I am doing with the Lānaʻi Visitors Bureau and have decided that it’s just gonna ship without being perfect! I started the conversation here with some advice for travel destinations. I am very grateful to my clients at the Maui and Lānaʻi Visitor Bureaus for their willingness to reach out…