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Some Social Media Changes Innkeepers Should Be Aware Of For 2015

Facebook Is Testing “Saved Replies” To Help Pages Manage Customer Service Messages http://marketingland.com/facebook-is-testing-saved-replies-to-help-pages-manage-customer-service-messages-131055 As the post mentions, it “could” be a boon for small businesses, but for innkeepers it may not be, but it’s good to be aware of this … Continue reading

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Buffer and the new Pinterest Integration for Innkeepers, Is it worth a look?

In my opinion Pinterest is still one of the fastest growing social media networks that Innkeepers should have a presence on, and Buffer (Bufferapp.com) one of my favorite pre-scheduling tools out there. I am a big fan of the free … 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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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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Pinterest Maps, Foursquare Integration and Bed and Breakfasts Take Two

This morning I was exploring the new maps option that Pinterest Rolled out. One of the downsides of the maps is not being able to add locations via Pinterest and then I thought, well there must be a way to … Continue reading

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The New Pinterest Maps and what it means to Bed and Breakfasts

Pinterest has rolled out a new mapping feature. Glutton for punishment that I am had to go play with it this morning. My initial thoughts are it has potential, it is a far cry from a custom Google Map but … Continue reading

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Setting Some Social Media Project Goals for Bed and Breakfasts

While I strongly believe that a small business can not do all of the social media channels and do all of them well without either help, a clone or being hit by a chunk of superpower inducing meteorite, bed and … Continue reading

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