Services for Community Tourism Projects and Small Business

Are you a lodge or tourism agency owner in Ecuador? Are you part of a community tourism project? Do you want to make your business more sustainable? Do you already have satisfied customers but are looking for more? Then let us help! Here are some of the services we offer:

Blogging Platform

We have a popular blog with a dedicated audience. You can write articles for your business in either Spanish or English. Your profile picture and contact information will appear at the end of the article. Our staff will provide translation to the alternate language. Your article will be widely shared and read via our social media accounts.  This service is free for our members.

Events Calendar

We provide an Ecuador-wide events calendar. Guides can advertise local festivals. Guides can advertise local trips and tours. This service is free for our members.


If a potential client asks about your services, we will provide a WhatsApp or Skype introduction. This service is free to members.

Regional Briefs

We will include your contact information in the regional brief for your province. These briefs are short reports about each province in Ecuador and include seasonal weather concerns, off-the-beaten-path tourism opportunities, holidays, festivals and celebrations, culture and customs, and the latest security updates. This service is provided to businesses who have a 3-star rating or higher on our pages.

Sustainable Tourism

Not Your Average American Founder, Angie Drake, has a certification in Sustainable Tourism Management. She is available for one-on-one consulting on how to take steps to move towards sustainability in a manner that attracts customers, provides economic benefit to local communities, and protects the environment. Contact us for more information.

Online Presence Assessment

We assess online presence for all size projects and businesses to include websites, social media accounts, and reviews on the most popular travel websites like Trip Advisor and Our assessment includes a list of recommended steps to take to improve your online presence. Contact us for more information.

Customer Satisfaction surveys

We can survey your customer database to help assess their experience with your lodge or other small business. Cost estimates available for any sized job. Contact us for more information.

Copy WRiting and Editing

Not Your Average American Founder Angie Drake is a published writer with years of editing experience. Let her improve your written content. Cost estimates available for any sized job. Contact us for more information.

Photography Services

We travel throughout Ecuador looking for opportunities to photograph beautiful places. Contact us about coming to visit your community. We can provide a package of photos suitable for use on websites, social media, and print media.  Contact us for more information.

If you have just a quick question, send an email or join our online forum

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