INNKEEPING AS A CAREER

Bed & Breakfast Reviews, Grab and Go Egg Cups

6 Tips on Getting Guests By Using Pay Per Click Inns have high ticket items (rooms) that merit spending on pay per click ads because the return can be high. – tips to get started Start with a small campaign Focus on the audience that you know Keep the budget low to begin with A/B […]

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3 Tips to Vastly Improve Your Bed & Breakfast Website and 1 Big New Reason Why

Lookout Point Lakeside Inn, Hotsprings, AR Your Bed & Breakfast Inn Website is the Number 1 Influencer for Travel Decisions Hotel Marketing last week reported new findings from a Travel Website Behavior Study that may change the way you think about your website. Your website is THE MOST important item of influence for travelers deciding […]

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How Professional Bed & Breakfast Inns Can Attract More Business Guests

Get More Business Guests With These 3 Tips 1. Build a Separate Page on Your Website  I chose because they also made it show up under the natural search for Cape May Business Meetings – http://www.southernmansion.com/cape-may-events/corporate-retreats although this one is specific to corporate retreats – that means more than one room will be needed for […]

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Your Reviews Are Besting Chains, 3 Ways to More Direct Bookings

Inn Reviews are “Stealing Business From Chain Hotels” Giant Changes Because of Reviews “In the hotel business, brand names mean a lot less than they used to.” That is the conclusion of a recent study at UCLA Anderson School of Management. By looking at hotel revenue and reviews, the study found that while chain hotels […]

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Vermont Innkeepers Question Proposed Surcharges, Should Your Inn Become a Museum?, Oatmeal Bake

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3 Innkeepers Wonder – Why Is Vermont Adding Tax to Lodging Instead of Other Industries    Stowe innkeepers wonder, why the proposed increase in bed tax? Why the additional proposed $5 per room surcharge? Why is lodging being targeted is the question. Business owners are not happy about it. Quoting from Stowe Today, “It’s the […]

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Capture Travelers Who Are Hungry for New Experiences –

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These 4 Tools Will Change Your Business   Get a New Gorgeous Website that is also Mobile Friendly. This is the key to succeeding in the inn business and there’s competition like crazy in the travel space. What does a bad website look like? Good and bad sites all in one place. Create A Weekly […]

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SPRING SALE – 2 Vouchers for $30    Save from $75 – $675 at participating bed & breakfasts with our best-selling voucher program, now only $20 each (reg $24.95) OR 2 for $30. Each voucher is valid for one night free (two-night minimum stay required) at participating B&Bs nationwide through Dec. 31, 2017. No two […]

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Super Blogs Seem to Put Inns On Top

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Super Blogs Put 3 Inns at the Top of Search Engines    Consistent blogs written about your area with the right keywords and phrases give your website fresh content and keeps you high on Google. In fact, look at the 3 inns below – each one has a good blog AND is on top of […]

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How Queen Victoria Inn Sells Valentine’s Gift Certificates for a Winter Income Boost

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  Website of the Month Modern Yet Warm, Inviting Website – Three Chimneys Inn, N.H. Our IT and design people really liked the accomplishment of this inn’s design because although lots of white space is popular on modern and more expensive websites, it often comes without evoking a warm feeling. Three Chimneys is an excellent […]

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Small Towns, Boutique Hotels, and What it Means for Bed & Breakfast Innkeepers

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Small inns can boost their potential using the same tactics as the boutique inns. Simple steps include delivering high-end accommodations at practical prices. Boutique hotels are often associated with cosmopolitan cities but that same concept is spreading to smaller towns like Santa Barbara, Calif.. And it’s working. The Victorian Cheshire Cat Inn is in its […]

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