The Lodging Resource Newsletter Issue #12, April 2012

Hello again Lovely Innkeepers!
Late last month there was a fun meme going around and I decided to try to apply it to innkeepers, I got a lot of great comments when I posted it online and a quite a few people suggested the “what customers think I do” should be innkeepers relaxing on a porch with a glass of wine. It would be fun to create a few more of these, so if anyone has additional ideas please pass them along!!!
Recent Blog Posts From our Blog that may be of interest to innkeepers:
Facebook Business Page Checklist Worksheet
Guest Post: The New Philosophy For Buying A Lodging Property
Heck, Don’t buy my stuff, BUY MY STUFF!
Attracting Corporate Travelers to Bed and Breakfasts
Helpful Free Applications
Pressitt is a free user-friendly Social Media News Release (SMNR) service.
Voice 2 Note
Convert a voice message to text, very useful if you use evernote.
Think Free
ThinkFree Online service provides a free web office suite with 1 GB of online storage.
Easily create professional-quality flowcharts, diagrams, floor plans, technical drawings, and more!
Forfeng’s Favorite Posts of the Past Month
Half Of Facebook Pages Have Less Than 256 Fans
How to NEVER Run Out of Blog Topics and Ideas Ever Again
Americans Hate Social Media Promotions
Business and Social Media
How To Fold A Fan Napkin (plus other napkin folding tutorials to the right)
What’s Going on at BBOnline?
BBOnline – Now We’re Really Worried
Unauthorized Buuteeq Web Site Pages Being Indexed by Google: An Update
28 Link Building Ideas For Online Hotel Marketers to Get New Customers
Six tips for an effective online press room A good addition to a post I wrote awhile back about Developing a Media Kit for your Bed and Breakfast
[Infographic] How to Get More Pins and Repins on Pinterest
5 Cool Pinterest Tools

5 Pinterest Contests Examined


5 Top Google+ Tools and Apps for Marketing Pros


Google Plus for Hotel Marketing: The Quick Guide While this article is geared towards hotels, it has some good tips in it for any size lodging.

Are You Making These 7 Mistakes with Your About Page?
8 New Google+ Changes and How They Impact Your Business
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