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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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Pros and Cons of Social Media for Innkeepers-Linkedin

© Prykhodov | Dreamstime.com – Businessman Holding IPhone With App LinkedIn On The Screen On A Photo This is the fourth in a series covering social media pros and cons for innkeepers, following will be Google+, Pinterest, Facebook and Instagram. Please … Continue reading

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Pros and Cons of Social Media for Innkeepers-Youtube

This is the second in a series covering social media pros and cons for innkeepers, following will be Twitter, Linkedin, Google+, Pinterest, Facebook and Instagram. Please check out the first one in the series: Pros and Cons of Social Media for Innkeepers-Blogs … Continue reading

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So Where Should Bed and Breakfasts spend their time on Social Media now that Facebook is indeed dying a slow and painful death?

This past week two articles came out http://marketingland.com/facebook-concedes-that-organic-page-reach-is-dwindling-ads-are-best-way-to-been-seen-67302 and http://adage.com/article/digital/facebook-admits-organic-reach-brand-posts-dipping/245530/  Pretty much validation from word on high that Facebook is indeed shriveling and dying, especially for small business use. I’ve noticed on my own pages and the pages I admin … Continue reading

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TripAdvisor’s Metasearch, Bing and Bed and Breakfasts

Tripadvisor has announced a partnership with Bing, my guess is to try to compete with Google Carousel. What this does is up the ante a bit for B&Bs in terms of paying more attention to Bing and Bing listings. More … Continue reading

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Some tips for Bed and Breakfasts using Linkedin Business Pages

Our last post Linkedin Business Pages and Bed and Breakfasts https://chefforfeng.wordpress.com/2013/03/07/linkedin-business-pages-and-bed-and-breakfasts/ gave you a walkthrough of things you need to make sure you fill out when setting up your B&B’s Linkedin Business page. Here are some additional tips: If you are … Continue reading

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Link Farms and Bed and Breakfasts

Recently a site went live with a Top 100 List of Hospitality Blogs. I did take a gander at the list and while a great list of B&B blogs, some of the sites included were not industry specific, and because … Continue reading

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