A look inside Amtrak’s excellent content marketing strategy

by Christopher Ratcliff
Amtrak is the intercity train service run by The National Railroad Passenger Corporation, connecting more than 500 US destinations and three Canadian provinces. According to The Make Good in its piece on content marketers that are ahead of the curve, Amtrak has seen a rise in train ticket sales that perhaps goes against the dominance of air travel in the USA.Read the full article

Social Media Guru B.J. Mendelson Talks #AmtrakLIVE

Social Media influencer, B.J. Mendelson, talks about his experience while on the rails for #AmtrakLIVE. For someone who has been on a book tour for the past two years, comfort and plugging in (and out) were of the upmost importance. @amtrak Shot and edited by @eric_dwhite http://glassduffle.com Music: "Tack 9" - Kaw Beats

Best of #HootTrak - A Train Journey to SXSW

HootSuite Community Wrangler, Connor, travelled from Vancouver to Austin, Texas for SXSW 2013 by train aboard Amtrak. He shared his travels the whole way by blogging, taking pictures, and shooting video footage of the amazing trip. Enjoy the best of #HootTrak. Read the full story: http://blog.hootsuite.com/homage-to-hoottrak-social-media-train-experience/ Video edited by Eric White: http://GlassDuffle.com Music: Bear Mountain

  • Writing Powered by Amtrak

    newyorker.com - 20 readers - In December, the novelist Alexander Chee mentioned in an interview that he likes to write on trains. “I wish Amtrak had residencies for writers,” he said, referring to the programs that house, and sometimes feed, artists so that they can focus on their work. Someone repeated the quotation on Twitter, and others followed. The chorus included Jess...