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Reputation Management Links and Tips for Innkeepers

Additional Recommended Reading: The Art of Responding to review sites for restaurants and lodging. Check to see if your business name is taken on social networks: http://namechk.com/ http://knowem.com/ -Don’t sign up for the service, just use it check (and be cognizant … Continue reading

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Innkeepers, Pinning Posts? Be Careful of the Date!

I noticed something last week that should have been blindingly obvious to me and probably to everyone else out there, but I seem to see a lot of businesses doing this on Facebook, Twitter and Google+ and perhaps not even realizing it. … Continue reading

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Pros and Cons of Social Media for Innkeepers-Twitter

This is the third in a series covering social media pros and cons for innkeepers, following will be Linkedin, Google+, Pinterest, Facebook and Instagram. Please check out the first one in the series: Pros and Cons of Social Media for … 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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Social Media Marketing, Innkeepers and Comfort Levels

A couple of weeks ago I wrote about Setting Some Social Media Project Goals for Bed and Breakfasts and in it I said, “And one size (or channel) doesn’t fit all when it comes to lodging. What works well for … 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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