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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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Final Follow Up to Facebook’s New Play to Play

This is a follow up to two posts I did mid summer about Facebook’s Promoted Posts Last one is here https://chefforfeng.wordpress.com/2012/06/08/bed-and-breakfasts-and-facebooks-new-pay-to-play-part-two/ Since then I have the opportunity to play around with the feature through my own fan page and with … Continue reading

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Bed and Breakfasts, Steps on Evaluating a Marketing Company

It seems like every day I get a call or email from a friend (who has an inn) or a client who just got solicited by a marketing company wanting to know what the skinny is on a company, I … Continue reading

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