Category Archives: Facebook

How to Write a Social Media Strategic Plan for Bed and Breakfasts

For many businesses, including B&Bs, writing a strategic plan for their business is not high on their priority list, but it should be! Writing a strategic plan for social media in this digital age is now an absolute must! If … Continue reading

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Innkeepers, Thinking of running a social media contest?

Thinking of running a social media contest? Before you do make sure you check out contest guidelines, and make sure that what you want to do is legal in your state. Each social media platform has different rules and regulations … Continue reading

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A revised way to curate Facebook Interest Lists for Bed and Breakfasts

For those unfamiliar with using Interest Lists in Facebook, they are a terrific way to curate content for re-posting on an inns or associations social media channels including re-posting to an inns or associations Facebook business page. While one method … Continue reading

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Innkeepers, What does your personal digital footprint say about you? (and your inn)

I was having an interesting discussion with a friend yesterday (an Innkeeper in Virginia) about attending the PAII conference next week, and my friend asked, “So where are you staying?” and we got into a discussion about B&Bs in Austin … Continue reading

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New Important Changes for Facebook Page Owners that Innkeepers Need to Know.

The Addition of a “People Also Like” Box to the left, it can be reordered but not deleted. 2.  The “Welcome to this Page” option (under the About Section) for mobile, looks like it may have only been a test, … Continue reading

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Facebook Beacons, Places Tips and Mobile Checkins Page, should Innkeepers care?

Facebook has just started asking businesses if they would like a Facebook Beacon mailed to them, I just got a notification of 3 of my businesses that I have admin rights to asking if they would like one. (How do … Continue reading

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Bed and Breakfast Associations and Social Media

In doing some information gathering about Bed and Breakfast state and regional associations, I finally got around to doing a study that I’ve had on my to do list for a while. How do B&B associations use social media? Are … Continue reading

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