Double Miles and Using Instagram to Eat for Free

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Gary Leff is one of the foremost experts in the field of miles, points, and frequent business travel - a topic he has covered since 2002. Co-founder of frequent flyer community, emcee of the Freddie Awards, and named one of the "World's Top Travel Experts" by Conde' Nast Traveler (2010-Present) Gary has been a guest on most major news media, profiled in several top print publications, and published broadly on the topic of consumer loyalty. More About Gary »

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  1. If there’s anything I don’t like about Instagram, it’s the inability to add clickable hyperlinks within the body of IG story descriptions. They virtually make it impossible for affiliate marketers to organically capitalize because one has to indirectly ask people to copy and paste the link inside a story description, or click the link on the IG profile to be redirected to the affiliate offer. Your thoughts?

  2. What kind of ATI expansion are you talking about?

    Granting airlines (and more airlines) more anti-trust immunity than is already in play in parts? That is not a good solution for increased competition in the marketplace. Increased allowances for collusion/trust-like behavior doesn’t foster increased competition. And counting on intra-cartel cheating as a driver for greater competition isn’t much of a solution for anything but padding the profits of the cartel members at the longer-term expense of consumers.

  3. Your post title is incorrect and should be corrected. Alaska is not offering Double Qualifying Miles on Transcon flights. By not identifying the carrier in your post and misstating the promotion, it multiplies the number of people clicking through on a post about a promotion that has been around for a few days.

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