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2 Easy Tips to Increase Direct Bookings

Panorama Glass Lodge – Grabs Visitors with Photos Direct Booking vs OTA While OTAs are a boon to most inns, almost ALL inns and hotels want to increase their own direct bookings. Here’s one way to do it – increase your website conversion rate. “The average lodging website conversion rate (bookings divided by unique monthly […]

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Airbnb Tax Offer Rejected by Lancaster County, Make Book Direct Work

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Keep Adding Fresh Color Every Month Bob Villa recommends – “Pack your garden with color year-round, purchase pots and fill them with flowers that have different bloom times. Place the pots with blossoming plants front and center in your garden. As the season progresses, move the pots around to make the most of the flowers, […]

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New! Innkeepers’ Year-Long 60% Off JC Penney Program

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As an INN Operator, we understand that time is money and you need to find the products that are important to you. We have the Top products you need at the best price! Textiles Small and Large Appliances HOME Décor Guest Room Amenities Flatware and Counter top electrics and MORE!   Iloveinns.com has partnered with […]

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New Bed and Breakfast Reality Show by Oprah

Rittenhouse Inn Newsletter Offers Gift Card What Innkeepers Are Saying/Doing This Week  Gift Certificate Sales How many people will be standing at your front desk in the next 6 weeks? 150? What if you have your own email list of 1,000 to 5,000 or even more former guests? The Rittenhouse Inn above are taking advantage […]

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95 Innkeepers Designed This Program

95 Innkeepers Told Us How   When we were considering a BOGO program (requested by Nabisco Shredded Wheat), we contacted 100 different inns because we knew everyone has different goals, challenges and perspectives. We were surprised when 95 of the 100 inns chosen at random, wanted to participate in the Buy-One-Night-Get-the-Second-Night Free program. Those 95 innkeepers told […]

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Todd Allen’s Mailing Plan to Get More Direct Bed & Breakfast Bookings

Inn at Playa Del Rey, L. A. Get More Direct Bookings With a Newsletter Plan Try Innkeeper Todd Alan’s Proven Mailing Plan  Send emails to already booked guests encouraging longer stay Send emails to inspire re-bookings and gift certificate sales Create hand-written thank-you notes and give to guests at checkout with a discount incentive for […]

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Find Out What a New Webmaster Can Do For You

Sometimes You Just Need a New Webmaster We are hearing from more and more innkeepers about how their webmaster has let them down, isn’t available or it takes 3 weeks to get something simple done. Keeping your site up-to-date and beautiful is the number one marketing task every innkeeper needs.   5 Simple Things Your […]

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Bed & Breakfast Innkeeper Serenades Guests in Newsletters, Fall Picnics Bring Guests, The Right Link for Seattle’s $10 Airbnb Tax, Breakfast Quesadilla Make Ahead 30 Days

The 10 best picnic spots  Put your heads together and come up with favorite picnic spots near the inn – then start bragging in newsletters and on your website. Use your keywords – such as California Riviera best beach picnics. Big Bear is a mountain town 1-2 hours from Los Angeles – the city’s tourism […]

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Seattle’s FLAT Tax for Airbnbs $10Night, Inns & Irma, Innkeeper Talks Back to Boston Globe, 3 Inns’ Fall Specials

Innkeepers on Anna Maria island seemed to be relatively pleased when they returned to the island and realized they could open their doors quickly. Harrington House on Holmes Beach took action by posting directly on their website that they were open. Their communication is loud and clear.   And they have the webcam to prove it. Here Florida Inns […]

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Super Bed & Breakfast Blogs Seem to Put Inns On Top

Super Blogs Seem to Put Inns On Top Get Social with Exciting Blogs, Tweets, Facebook   Chole’s Super Blog Put Her at the Top of Search Engines Chole’s blog for Big Mill Inn is s a great nominee for best inn blog. That’s because of it’s authentic voice, Chole’s photos and for a genuinely interesting […]

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