Category Archives: Inns

Ideas for Bed and Breakfasts using Video and Live Streaming

One of the most common questions I have been getting recently is what kinds of things can B&Bs use for both video projects, and for content for live streaming video. Video is HOT and I don’t expect it to be … 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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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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Innkeepers, Pinning Posts? Be Careful of the Date!

I noticed something last week that should have been blindingly obvious to me and probably to everyone else out there, but I seem to see a lot of businesses doing this on Facebook, Twitter and Google+ and perhaps not even realizing it. … Continue reading

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Bed and Breakfasts Need to Do Some Digital Housekeeping!

Innkeepers, when was the last time you looked, REALLY LOOKED at your website, especially your home page? And checked it? And checked the whole site? I have a project I am working on for a lodging organization, it includes going … Continue reading

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New Facebook Business Page changes Bed and Breakfasts should be aware of

https://www.facebook.com/Applesauceinnbnb (new Business Facebook page layout) So as I continue my love-hate relationship with Facebook and it’s ongoing changes, I am endlessly fascinated as they givith and then they takith away. It’s sort of like watching a horrifying train wreck for … Continue reading

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The Pros and Cons of Offering Pet Friendly Lodging (plus notes)

These are my notes from this past March’s MidAtlantic Innkeeper’s Conference presentation. I recently had a few emails from innkeepers asking for suggestions so thought it might be helpful to post them. Statistics Forty-nine percent of pet owners in a survey … Continue reading

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