New state ski reports site, new avalanche info app

The state’s tourism office has launched a website that aggregates snow reports at all the major ski resorts in the state. The website, which is also optimized for smartphones, provides snowfall numbers, summit depth and the number of lifts in operation, according to a press release from the Montana Office of Tourism. There are also… Continue reading New state ski reports site, new avalanche info app

State commerce department awards $150,000 in grants for e-marketing efforts

Montana’s Department of Commerce announced Feb. 11 that nine communities around the state are going to split $150,000 intended to help their online marketing. The money comes from the Office of Tourism’s E-Marketing Technology Grant Program, and it will go to Big Sky, Deer Lodge, Gardiner, Helena, Kalispell, Missoula, Terry and Whitefish. Among the larger… Continue reading State commerce department awards $150,000 in grants for e-marketing efforts

UPDATED: Social media manager seems to quit job very publicly on Montana state tourism Facebook page

Sometime early this morning, a post appearing to be from a disgruntled social media marketer went public on [the state of Montana’s tourism page on Facebook](https://www.facebook.com/visitmontana). Around 2:30 or 3:30 this morning, the following message went out to the page’s roughly 150,000 followers: >F this job. I just want to live in Whitefish with my… Continue reading UPDATED: Social media manager seems to quit job very publicly on Montana state tourism Facebook page