Arielle Reyes

Arielle Reyes
How Companies Use Social Media to Improve Customer Service
Arielle Reyes
March 9, 2020
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Why Should You Provide Social Customer Service? Today, 72% of adults use at least some type of social media channel. It's also where they're seeking support
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Eleven Easy Ways to Grow Your YouTube Subscribers in 2020
Arielle Reyes
December 18, 2019
how to grow youtube subscribers 2020
In all honesty, growing an account’s YouTube subscribers isn’t easy. It takes dedication, hard work, and some inside tips to take you to the top.
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How Hiding Likes on Instagram will Affect Businesses and Influencers
Arielle Reyes
November 25, 2019
how hiding likes on instagram will affect businesses influencers
Instagram's decision to hide likes is expected to create some big changes for both businesses and influencers. Here's the effect it will have on groups.
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Now's the Time to Create Your Holiday Campaigns
Arielle Reyes
August 30, 2019
creating a holiday campaign
Believe it or not, now is the perfect time to start getting your holiday campaigns ready to go live. Here’s a quick list to get you prepared for your holiday campaigns.
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How to Find and Use User Generated Content
Arielle Reyes
August 19, 2019
how to find user generated content
Amp up your posts with User Generated Content! Here's how to find it.
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Twitter Launches New Layout
Arielle Reyes
August 5, 2019
new twitter layout 2019
Twitter has launched an all-new layout for summer 2019
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Instagram Summer Post Ideas for Hotels
Arielle Reyes
July 9, 2019
instagram post ideas for hotels
Engage travelers this summer with great posts on your hotel's Instagram!
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Adding Links to Instagram
Arielle Reyes
June 24, 2019
instagram camera logo
The majority of social media channels allow businesses to include links in various areas of their sites, including the bio, stories, and most importantly - posts. Unfortunately, the same isn’t valid for one of the internet’s most popular social media networks - Instagram.
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Hootsuite's New Composer
Arielle Reyes
June 10, 2019
Hootsuite's New Composer
Hootsuite is one of the most popular social media scheduling tools in 2019. Familiarize yourself with Hootsuite's new composer.
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How to Avoid Too Much Text in Facebook Ads
Arielle Reyes
May 21, 2019
text in facebook ads
Did you know Facebook Ads require that you don't use too much text in photos and videos in order to be shown to the maximum number of people?
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Top Mother's Day Hashtags for Instagram
Arielle Reyes
May 1, 2019
Mother's Day Hashtags
If you're creating posts for social media, the top Mother's Day hashtags will help your posts gain reach and be seen by a broader audience.
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12 Social Media Best Practices
Arielle Reyes
January 1, 2019
social media best practices 2019
Social media is still going strong for businesses and you’ll want to continue that streak into the new year. Here are some social media best practices.
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Exceptions to Facebook's 'No Text in Photo Ad' Rule
Arielle Reyes
November 26, 2018
too much text in facebook ads
It can be frustrating when you create a Facebook ad only to see the Not Approved notification, especially for something as simple as too much text in the photo.
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How to Organically Promote Your Business on Social Media this Holiday Season
Arielle Reyes
November 8, 2018
Promoting your business
Today, promoting your business on social media is all about ads. While this is 100% true, there are still some ways you can promote your business organically.
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RIP Google+
Arielle Reyes
October 10, 2018
Google+ is dead
Google has finally decided to say goodbye to Google+. The time has come to say goodbye to Google+ once and for all. Find out what happened, here.
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You Can Now Request Instagram Verification
Arielle Reyes
September 17, 2018
how to request instagram verification
Take these steps to request an Instagram Verification Badge! You can request a verified badge directly from your account and Instagram will review the request.
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How Hotels Can Scope Out Fake Influencers
Arielle Reyes
June 28, 2018
should my hotel work with an influencer
If you're running a hotel or work in one, there's no doubt that you've received a ton of emails and calls from "influencers," asking for a free stay.
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The Quick Beginners Guide to Creating Your 1st Facebook Ad
Arielle Reyes
June 11, 2018
creating facebook ads
Here is the most straightforward and most basic guide to creating your first Facebook Ad. Follow this guide to get more business.
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Beating Instagram’s Algorithm Changes for Success
Arielle Reyes
April 16, 2018
Working Around Instagram’s Algorithm Changes
Back in the days on Instagram, the newsfeed was in chronological order. As long as you posted at the right time, your followers would be able to see your posts.
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How to Organically Grow Your Social Media Followers Series: Twitter
Arielle Reyes
March 5, 2018
Grow Your Twitter Followers 2018
If you are interested in growing your Twitter following organically, take a look at these tips. Read on to see how you can implement them for your business.
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How to Organically Grow Your Social Media Followers Series: Facebook
Arielle Reyes
March 4, 2018
Grow Your Facebook Followers 2018
Be prepared to put in the hours. Here are some steps you can take to grow your Facebook followers organically. Find out more here.
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Creating an Aesthetically Appealing Instagram
Arielle Reyes
February 16, 2018
aestheticallyCreating an Aesthetically Appealing Instagram in 2018
Anyone can pick up a camera, take a photo, and post it on Instagram but to truly provide value and build a loyal following is something else entirely.
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Instagram Just Got Easier For Businesses Thanks to this Feature
Arielle Reyes
February 5, 2018
instagram scheduling 2018
Creating engaging content, taking eye-catching photography, and getting your posts just right is not an easy task. See how this change will make your life easier.
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Bye Bye Business Posts: Big Changes Coming to Facebook’s News Feed
Arielle Reyes
January 22, 2018
Facebook Newsfeed Changes
Businesses have been awaiting the day where Facebook finally announces that the company will be required to pay up if they hope to reach their audience's News Feed.
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The Online Reviews your Hotel HAS to be Monitoring
Arielle Reyes
October 26, 2017
Online Reviews your Hotel HAS to be Monitoring in 2017
What review sites should your hotel be monitoring in 2017? Make sure you are actively checking and responding on these key sites.
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Facebook No Longer Allows You to Edit Images in Posts
Arielle Reyes
September 18, 2017
puppy smiling
While it’s inconvenient to no longer have the option to edit images and text on Facebook posts, it’s nice to know there are some options and workarounds.
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Facebook’s 8 Tips for Taking Great Photos
Arielle Reyes
September 1, 2017
Facebook’s 8 Tips for Taking Great Photos
Facebook offers a list of 8 tips for taking photos. Learn about each one today! See how. you can use them for your property and put them into action today.
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Google My Business Posts and Local Search - Take Advantage of Google’s Latest Tool!
Arielle Reyes
July 10, 2017
Creating Google My Business Posts
If you thought that Google was going to let the idea of a social media site disappear without a fight - think again! Find out more here.
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Snapchat AR Features - World Lenses
Arielle Reyes
May 8, 2017
snapchat world lenses
Recently, Snapchat introduced a new filter concept - AR, or augmented reality. Snapchat is referring to these filters as World Lenses.
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The Best Travel Hashtags for Hotels
Arielle Reyes
April 9, 2017
best travel hashtags for hotels
Everyone knows that if you want to increase your reach, you have to add hashtags. The key is knowing the right hashtags to use that will increase engagement.
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Setting Up Reminders on Facebook
Arielle Reyes
March 12, 2017
how to set reminders on facebook
An easy way to ensure that this is always the case is to set reminders on Facebook. Here is how you can do just that. Find out more here.
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Adding Multiple Photos and Videos to an Instagram Post
Arielle Reyes
February 27, 2017
people taking a picture
Instagram has been adding some new changes in the past year, which is likely due to their increasing need to compete with Snapchat.
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Take your Hotel’s Instagram to the Next Level with a Business Profile
Arielle Reyes
December 16, 2016
woman tapping on phone screen
Ready to get more out of your hotel’s Instagram page? Then it’s time for you to upgrade to a business profile. Find out how here.
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A Secret Guide to Creating your Hotel’s Story
Arielle Reyes
November 20, 2016
flipping pages of a book
You may have read a plethora of articles advising you to use your hotel’s story when it comes to social media, blogging, and content marketing.
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Everything you Need to Know About Instagram Stories
Arielle Reyes
August 8, 2016
close-up of puppy
Here is everything you need to know about Instagram Stories and how to get started. Find out if it is right for your business and what you should be doing.
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Changing TripAdvisor Profile Ownership
Arielle Reyes
July 28, 2016
tripadvisor logo
Reviews on TripAdvisor can make or break a hotel's chance when it comes to a guest booking a room. This is where Reputation Management come into play.
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Recapturing Direct Bookings with Specials
Arielle Reyes
July 18, 2016
best price
Different OTA sites are taking customers from a hotel’s website. A powerful strategy is needed to combat these losses. This can come in the form of a special.
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Keys to Responding to Backlash on Social Media
Arielle Reyes
June 20, 2016
person typing a response on a laptop
No matter how amazing your hotel may be, it will not be immune to receiving backlash online at some point. Find out how to address these issues.
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Facebook Metrics that Matter for Hotels
Arielle Reyes
June 6, 2016
upward trend graph
While it can be easy to get caught up in metrics that make it seem like the content you are posting is performing well, you may have to dig a bit deeper.
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How to Use Buffer’s Pablo to Take Your Social Media Photos to the Next Level
Arielle Reyes
May 22, 2016
sunset plaza hotel pool
Thanks to a new tool available on the internet today, you no longer need to be an expert in photoshop to create exceptional images for your social media accounts.
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Everything you Need to Know About Why Social Media is Important for Hotels (Pt. 2)
Arielle Reyes
April 25, 2016
social media apps
Social media isn’t a single strategy to gain more bookings. It is used as part of a larger system that makes up your digital marketing strategy.
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Everything you Need to Know About Why Social Media is Important for Hotels (Pt. 1)
Arielle Reyes
April 11, 2016
social media apps
Are you wondering if social media is worth it for your hotel? Many hoteliers have asked themselves this very question and aren’t sure where to find the answer.
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Pinterest Checklist for Success: Hotel Edition
Arielle Reyes
April 10, 2016
checklist
Whether your hotel currently uses Pinterest or you are looking to improve your current strategy, here is a Pinterest Checklist for success specifically for hotels.
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Spice Up Your Tweets with GIFs!
Arielle Reyes
March 14, 2016
tiles with social networks on them
It’s very easy for your posts to get lost in the noise, which is why hotel marketers are always trying to come up with new ways to make their posts stand out.
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5 Hospitality Blogs Hoteliers Should Be Reading
Arielle Reyes
February 4, 2016
blog clouds
Hoteliers are constantly on the go, and making sure that you are staying on top of the latest news can be difficult. We have 5 blogs to keep you in the loop.
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Using Facebook’s ‘Pages to Watch’ to Monitor Your Hotel’s Competition
Arielle Reyes
January 22, 2016
chess pieces
There’s a lot to talk about when developing a social strategy for your hotel. One aspect to keep in mind when forming this strategy is to monitor your competitors.
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How You Can Achieve Facebook’s ‘Very Responsive’ Badge
Arielle Reyes
December 7, 2015
facebook
The Very Responsive Badge will turn on once you reply to 90% of all messages within 5 minutes or less. Find out how your business can get it.
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The EMA Team Tried Out the New Snapchat Lenses!
Arielle Reyes
September 16, 2015
snapchat logo
For its latest update, Snapchat released some new features that currently have everyone talking. The most notable help you up your selfie game!
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Pinterest Board Ideas for Hotels
Arielle Reyes
September 14, 2015
pool on hillside
Pinterest is quickly becoming one of the most popular social media channels. Here are some Pinterest board ideas that hotels can benefit from.
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Twitter Users Can Now Send Longer Direct Messages
Arielle Reyes
August 13, 2015
typing twitter message on laptop
Social Media has become a key customer service tool for hotels in the past few years. Twitter now makes it easier to communicate through direct messages.
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Creating A Social Media Strategy For Your Hotel
Arielle Reyes
July 23, 2015
social media icons on keyboard
More hoteliers are getting on board & taking advantage of all that social has to offer, it's crucial to have a solid strategy in place to receive the benefits.
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Best Practices for Responding to Reviews
Arielle Reyes
June 17, 2015
responding to reviews on laptop
Aside from major review sites, hoteliers should be monitoring reviews left on their social channels. Here is some advice from Google on how to handle responses.
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5 Ways Hotels Can Encourage User Generated Content on Social Media
Arielle Reyes
June 1, 2015
encourage user generated content
Here are some ways hotels can encourage User Generated Content on social media.
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Understanding Social Media Page Roles
Arielle Reyes
May 14, 2015
people holding hands in a circle
Here is a closer look at the different page roles each channel offers and how to grant permissions.
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Hootsuite Now Allows Users to Schedule Photos
Arielle Reyes
April 21, 2015
image display on hootsuite
One of the most accessible tools used to schedule tweets & monitor your presence is Hootsuite. Recently, they launched a new feature that will make your life easier.
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5 Ways Hotels Can Use Twitter’s ‘Retweet with Comment’ Feature
Arielle Reyes
April 9, 2015
retweeting
Have you ever had the dilemma of whether to retweet another user's tweet using the retweet button or to RT so that you could enter a comment about the post?
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Create a ‘Book Now’ Call to Action Button on Facebook
Arielle Reyes
February 5, 2015
facebook book now button
Make sure you create a Book Now ‘Call-to-Action’ button that provides users with a seamless way of visiting your website.
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Merging Multiple Facebook Pages
Arielle Reyes
January 12, 2015
back and forth image
There are two different ways to merge multiple Facebook pages.
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Social Media Post Ideas for Hotels
Arielle Reyes
December 29, 2014
social media post ideas
A common mistake many hoteliers make is using social media solely for self-promotion, which is an easy way to drive away fans.
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Interacting with Guests on Various Social Media Channels
Arielle Reyes
November 28, 2014
social media icons on smartphone
Is your hotel engaging users on all social media sites where you are actively posting? While it’s great to have...
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How Hotels Can Take Advantage of Twitter Lists (Part 2)
Arielle Reyes
November 5, 2014
twitter logo
This tool can be especially useful when you are looking for relevant content to share with your audience or looking for some quality tweets to retweet. So how do you create a Twitter List?
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How Hotels Can Take Advantage of Twitter Lists (Part 1)
Arielle Reyes
October 20, 2014
twitter icon
Taking advantage of Twitter Lists can quickly help you sort different content on Twitter in any way that you choose.
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Marketing to Millennials: Hotel Edition
Arielle Reyes
September 9, 2014
millennials on their cell phones
There has been plenty of talk about this group in the hospitality industry since their purchasing power is increasing. Are you ready to market to this segment?
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The Top Amenities Family Travelers Want
Arielle Reyes
June 10, 2014
hotel amenities
Does your hotel host a lot of families? If so, you will want to be sure that your hotel is offering key amenities that these travelers desire. So what exactly are family travelers looking for in a hotel?
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How to Organically Grow Your Hotel’s Facebook Likes
Arielle Reyes
May 6, 2014
Facebook Likes
Facebook is a great platform to connect with guests. We can offer value to our followers by posting things to do in the area as well as travel tips... But if there is no one there to listen, how can it be effective? Read on to learn how to grow your followers, organically.
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How Hotels Can Provide Better Social Customer Service
Arielle Reyes
April 28, 2014
teamwork makes the dreamwork
Here are a few easy ways that hotels can provide better social customer service immediately.
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Use Twitter’s Photo Feature to Showcase Your Hotel!
Arielle Reyes
March 27, 2014
Twitter circle
Is your hotel on Twitter yet? Twitter is an excellent way for hotels to engage with guests and to build their Social Search Optimization (SSO).
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How Flip.to Can Benefit Your Hotel
Arielle Reyes
February 6, 2014
Flip.to
Flip.to reaches guests’ connections on social media by having them share their vacation and hotel plans with their entire network. So how can Flip.to benefit your hotel?
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How to Write a Response to a Negative Review
Arielle Reyes
January 15, 2014
Writing a Response
If customers notice that your hotel cares enough to address any issues guests have had, it will give them confidence in choosing your hotel.
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Three Ways to Recapture Share from OTAs
Arielle Reyes
December 19, 2013
graph with stacks of coins
Here are three ways hotels can recapture share from the OTAs.
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Use the New Hootsuite Reputology App to Monitor Online Reviews
Arielle Reyes
December 17, 2013
reputology on hootsuite
Many hoteliers are already using HootSuite to manage various social media accounts, so adding online reviews to the mix is both convenient and helpful.
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The Hotel Guest Experience Begins Online
Arielle Reyes
November 1, 2013
hotel website on mobile, tablet, desktop
What many hoteliers do not realize, is that the hotel experience begins before the guest even steps foot on the property. It starts during the online research process.
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Four Simple Blog Ideas for Hotels
Arielle Reyes
October 18, 2013
blog on a gold brick
Every hotel wants their site to rank high on Google search. Ranking higher on search engines includes regularly providing fresh content on your site.
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LinkedIn Group for Hotel Owners
Arielle Reyes
October 7, 2013
independent hotel linkedin profile
Whether you are a marketer or an independent hotel owner, it is crucial to have useful, reliable contacts within your industry.
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Creating Engaging Content for Hotel Websites
Arielle Reyes
August 21, 2013
writing hotel content
All hotel copy should be written with guests in mind to enhance experience. Here are 3 easy suggestions to follow when it comes to writing content for hotels.
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Hotels vs. OTAs: Who Has the Better Price?
Arielle Reyes
August 9, 2013
woman thinking
In the ongoing discussion of hotels vs. OTAs, many customers believe that OTAs automatically have lower prices compared to the actual hotel websites. While this might not always be the case, it is definitely what the OTAs want customers to believe.
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Independent Hotels: Take Control of Your TripAdvisor Page
Arielle Reyes
July 11, 2013
TripAdvisor logo
Hotel owners should not see TripAdvisor as merely a place for customers to leave reviews but instead, take advantage of TripAdvisor business accounts. With a business account, hotels can better manage their online reputation.
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Building a Professional Profile On LinkedIn
Arielle Reyes
May 29, 2013
LinkedIn
In todays digital-first world, it is important that you put your best foot forward. Optimizing your LinkedIn profile is a great place to start.
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