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Branding, Marketing and the Internet for Aspiring Innkeepers. Part Two

This is part two of a series based on a recent session I did for Aspiring innkeepers at the recent Mid-Atlantic Innkeepers Conference in Virginia. Part One can be found here. Slide 10 was on utilizing your business cards and … Continue reading

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Branding, Marketing and the Internet for Aspiring Innkeepers, Part One

At the recent Mid-Atlantic Innkeepers Conference in Virginia this past week I did a session for the aspiring innkeepers, and realized much of what I went over with them in terms of marketing both offline and online I’ve never really … Continue reading

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Taking Travel and Related Surveys with a Grain of Salt

I’ve recently (and not so recently) seen quite a few reports from marketing companies touting “mobile accounts for 40% of all travel reservations” and “Facebook ads account for 30% of wedding sales” etc. without giving providence of where this information … 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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Pros and Cons of Social Media for Innkeepers-Blogs

This will be the first of a series covering social media pros and cons for innkeepers, following will be Youtube, Twitter, Linkedin, Google+, Pinterest, Facebook and Instagram. Blogging http://wordpress.com (or .org if you want to pay for it) http://www.blogger.com  (a … Continue reading

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How Innkeepers can Leverage Youtube’s Photo Slideshow Option

Early last year (date to the best of my knowledge) Youtube rolled out the ability to upload photos and turn them into a video/slideshow. I think video is incredibly important for innkeepers, but may be cost prohibitive for many and … Continue reading

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Is Chamber membership worth it for Bed and Breakfasts?

One answer, Yes and No. It depends on the Chamber of Commerce. I get this question frequently, especially from people just opening up B&Bs for the first time. I just got this question again last night and decided to finally … Continue reading

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