Everything you’ve expected or known about Hotel Website SEO up until the last year is now obsolete In 2015, Google reduced its maps or places results from displaying a “7-Pack” to a “3-Pack”, only showing three Hotels with a thumbnail image and Google’s own commercialized … [Read more...] about The Painful Truth About Hotel Website SEO
A nice cross section of resort and urban properties in Oregon and Washington are honored in Trip Advisor's Top 25 US Hotel properties. 5 of the Top 25 are in Oregon and Washington! More proof of how amazing the Pacific NW is (as if we needed more proof). Our featured … [Read more...] about 5 of Top 25 US Hotels in Pacific NW
Instagram's explosion in popularity has attracted many businesses to its marketing and advertising potential. While the social network has long drawn individual users who share images of everyday life with their friends, its emphasis on visual messages is perfect for … [Read more...] about Increase Your Hotel’s Instagram Followers
MENLO PARK, California—Whether hoteliers greatly anticipate or desperately fear the day social giant Facebook ramps up its hotel industry presence, it’s clear that day has come. The company hired a “head of travel” to provide more cohesion to the various teams focused on … [Read more...] about Facebook Ramps Up Hotel Industry Presence
All Websites Collecting Information From California Residents Must Comply With New Online Privacy Law On September 27, 2013, Governor Brown of California approved a law that will require any business collecting personally identifiable information through the Internet to … [Read more...] about Does Your Website Meet the Privacy Requirements of Your California Guests?
Recently, there has been a dramatic rise in so-called "copyright trolling" litigation. These lawsuits, several of which have been filed in Oregon, Washington, and California, pose a significant risk to any business that makes Wi-Fi or other Internet connections available for … [Read more...] about To Businesses Providing Free Wi-Fi or Internet: Beware of Trolls!
Social Demographics: 87% of all women and men who use social networking websites are disposed to share their real names, political and religious affiliations.77% of users are willing to share brands they like. However, men are much more likely to share intimate details … [Read more...] about Social Demographics – Inbound and Content Marketing
Social Media: Continuing with our social media themed blog posts, here are some interesting facts to consider about the following forms of marketing through social media: Blogging: 80 % of all internet users in the U.S spend time on social media sites or … [Read more...] about The Power of Blogging, WordPress and Tumblr
Social Media: Continuing with our social media themed blog post from a few weeks ago, here are some interesting facts to consider about the following forms of marketing through social media: Twitter: Twitter is the second leading social media tool used for marketing. … [Read more...] about Twitter, Google and Pinterest – how to benefit your hotel