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John Beckley
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Lives in Canary Islands, Spain
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Vinny Boy fishing in La Graciosa #Canaryislands  
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Great clip, Go #Lanzarote 
Here a video from a great day with plane-spotting and the nice view from the window when the aircraft is doing a south-west departure from Lanzarote Airport.
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Attention #TenerifeGolf  Marketing on Social Media requires that some rules be broken! +Golfamax  +sir Golf Del Sur +Golf Las Américas Tenerife Golf +Jack Andrea John 
The Social Media Science Behind Paulina Gretzky's Golf Digest Cover

The #LPGA is transcending golf this weekend, thanks not to a killer leaderboard at their season's first major, but to a  photogenic celebutante with incredible abs and a sizzling  slash  scandalous soci...
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Some great advice from Graham Brown, check him out on instagram 
How do you finance living on a tropical island?
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Too right +John Beckley! We are already leaving the wonderful life style...!!! ;-) lucky us! 
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Great video, good luck for 2014 +Victor Del Corral  #Triathlon  
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Congratulations Pila, I love the way Cardenas go about Marketing their Real Estate business in Gran Canaria example for others to follow! 
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I'm sorry Tourism Tenerife but you have it wrong again. The way to promote #TenerifeGolf  to the uk market is from within generating great content, using blogs and social media to share and engage with the golfing community. Bring the players, Hotels, golf shops, courses, tour operators into line with 'new rules marketing' strategies.

Tenerife Golf can't afford to rest on it's laurels! New competition is coming online soon. 

"There are now over thirty golf courses in Morocco and a dozen others are being developed, most of which will be inaugurated in 2015." (Gold European Magazine). 

The problem is the people in decision making positions don't understand new rules marketing. You don't have to contract a PR company in the UK that knows nothing about Tenerife Golf to promote to the UK! The game has changed, marketing has evolved! 

Great content strategy = #Blogposts  #Videos #Photos #competitions #engagement   #makeitfun  #socialmedia #collaboration #partners   #changethechip   #realtime   #wififree  #community #teneifegolf  Sir Old Golfer Golf Del Sur Tenerife Golf +Golf Las Américas 
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You're so right Mike. I think putting resources into a small core team with the courses etc helping out, that would be so much more effective. I remember a few years ago they outsourced the twitter account @visittenerife to a UK PR agrency which knew nothing about Tenerife.
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Good times  #Lanzarote  #2014
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Great video Mark, Carnaval Costa Teguise 2014 Rocks! #FountainFotos   #CArnaval   #Lanzarote   #CanaryIlsands  
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Internet Marketing & Social Media
  • Sands Beach Resort
    Online Marketing Manager, present
    Marketing Director, 2009 - present
  • - Social Media
    Internet Marketing, 2012 - present
  • Pearly Grey Ocean Club
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Canary Islands, Spain
Tenerife, Canary Islands, Spain - Durban, South Africa - Devon, England - Lanzarote, Canary Islands, Spain
South African living and working in the Canary Islands! Love to play Golf. Passionate about interactive marketing and real time media.
My childhood was spent in Durban and the Eastern Cape. After college (Dale College) I worked as a cricket coach in Exeter, South England and then moved to Tenerife, Spain.

I studied Marketing and Business Management; in 1999 I set up an Internet Marketing company called where I still work with a great bunch of guys. 

I'm really enjoying all the challenges and opportunities while working as the online community manager at Sands Beach Resort in Lanzarote. It's a great resort with a fantasitc team behind it!

Of all my life experiences, I am most proud of my wife Hellen, my daughter Gabriella and our latest addition Vincent.

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Quality: ExcellentFacilities: ExcellentService: Excellent
Public - a year ago
reviewed a year ago
I've just spent a fabulous week at the Jardin Tropical with my family. From the Hotel reception and cleaning staff to the food and entertainment ....truly 5 star! I'd recommend this hotel, you will not be disappointed!
Public - 2 years ago
reviewed 2 years ago
I'm extremely disappointed with Moviten Adeje (vodafone)! We moved over from Movistar (Telefonica) to Vodafone after the attractive sales lady Caterina showed us how our business can save up to 30% off our phone bill... 18 months on when I compare what we spent the previous 18 months with Movistar (Telefonica) we have actually spent 30% more!!! Reasons for total dissatisfaction: 1. They could not guarantee the ADSL connection speed that they promised and suggested that we remain with Movistar, this means we could also not save on the costs of a fixed IP. 2. When we call out from the office line it shows up as a mobile number, it also means that if someone has to call us back it's on a mobile rate! They promised us that this would be sorted within a month....eighteen months on this is still the issue. 3. In the quote it shows a one off fee of €15 per an extension, we have X5. However in the 2nd month they billed us again and said this is in fact a monthly fee. WTF!!! 4. After the sale was made Catrina did not want to deal with any of our issue's, we were passed on Noelia who has not shown the slightest interest in us. 5. I asked Noelia when our contract expires or how much it would be to buy ourselves out she replied our contract is for 18months and we would have to pay over €1,000 to come out of the contract because each extension is treated as a separate contract! 6. Not even Noelia can make sense of the way the Vodafone invoices are presented, it is totally unclear with all the discounts and packages to get a true reflection on what you are paying. 7. Today I visited the Moviten office in Adeje and asked when our contract expires and was told that it has just been auto renewed until 2012...again WTF!!! I can go on and on about Moviten and Vodafone but to be honest they have just worn me out I don't know what else to do other than waste my time to write this and warn other people about another useless Telecom Giant!
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Fantastic Hotels - well run, clean, good food and all their hotels are near the beach!
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This has to be one of the best golf Hotels in Europe! Where else can you drive your buggy straight from the course into the Hotel and leave your bag in a locker.
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