Tag Archives: Search engine optimization

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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When Your Website is Down, do You Have a Backup Plan?

I talk to more people who groan, “I don’t want to be on social media for my business!’. Fine then, don’t be for the following reasons: it’s free, it’s great branding for your business, it doesn’t have to be time … Continue reading

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Blogging Homework for Bed and Breakfasts

Blogging Homework for Bed and Breakfasts I get a lot of questions from Bed and Breakfasts who either want to start blogs, or have set up a blog and then don’t know where to go from there. Before actually blogging, … 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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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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Heck, Don’t buy my stuff, BUY MY STUFF!

Yesterday I was at my monthly Chamber of Commerce Ambassador’s meeting and a brief discussion sprang up about the personal side of Facebook. In a nutshell people don’t want to see game posts and sales pitches. Several hours later I … Continue reading

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What’s the ROI of Social Media for your Bed and Breakfast if you don’t advertise it?

I’ve brought this up before and I’ll continue to do it again, and again etc. etc. until you all scream “Uncle” 🙂 If you have a Facebook fan page, a twitter account and/or a blog and you don’t advertise it … Continue reading

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