Facebook Ads Versus Boosted Posts
September 21, 2020
With paid advertising on Facebook, you can target audiences and even tailor your creative design to better appeal to their interests.
How Often to Post on Social Media
June 20, 2020
A common question small business owners ask is how often they should post on their social channels. Well, the answer depends on the type of business you're in.
Social Media in Times of Crisis
April 14, 2020
Every business will deal with a crisis. Make sure your business has a strategy in place to deal with the various types of crises.
Customer Service & Social Media
March 9, 2020
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.
Increase Social Media Engagement
February 11, 2020
Do you have a large number of followers, but very little engagement or interactions, such as likes, comments, and shares across your social networks?
How to Grow Your Social Media Audience
December 24, 2019
Learn these set of skills step-by-step to build your social channels, grow your reputation and lay a foundation for your company's online presence.
Hiding Likes on Instagram will Affect Businesses and Influencers
November 25, 2019
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.
Find & Use User Generated Content
August 19, 2019
No matter how you slice it, people love social media. They love keeping up with people in their lives and staying up-to-date with the latest information.
Instagram Summer Post Ideas - Hotels
July 9, 2019
Photos are the ultimate way to sell your hotel to travelers. Many people are visual and love being able to see their destination instead of just picturing it in
Using Hootsuite's New Composer
June 10, 2019
Hootsuite is one of the most popular social media scheduling tools in 2019. Familiarize yourself with Hootsuite's new composer.
Too Much Text in Facebook Ads
May 21, 2019
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?
Mother's Day Hashtags for Instagram
May 1, 2019
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.
How Social Media Can Improve Online Marketing
April 2, 2019
Business owners who are considering online marketing should integrate a strong social media campaign into their marketing plan. Social media can enhance the benefit
Paid Search for Hotels: Target by Amenities on Google & Facebook
March 4, 2019
Breakfast included makes a big difference! From keywords to PPC campaigns, here’s how hotels can improve marketing ROI with paid search for hotels by amenities.
Twelve Social Media Best Practices
January 1, 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.
Exceptions to the Facebook's 'No Text in Photo Ad' Rule
November 26, 2018
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.
Promote Business For the Holidays
November 8, 2018
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.
Three Tips To Make Your Hotel More Personable
October 4, 2018
What sets you apart from your competitor? You need to put a face behind your hotel. Show that you and your team are personable!
How Can Hotels Scope Out Fake Influencers
June 28, 2018
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.
A Quick Beginners Guide to Creating Your 1st Facebook Ad
June 11, 2018
Here is the most straightforward and most basic guide to creating your first Facebook Ad. Follow this guide to get more business.
Care About The Facebook Algorithm
May 17, 2018
If people are interacting with meaningful posts, you will be on Facebook’s good side, and the algorithm will rank you higher.
Organically Grow Your Social Media Followers: Facebook
March 4, 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.
Facebook Video As A Means Of Reaching Audiences Organically
February 15, 2018
Now that organic content is more and more infrequently displayed to your audience, let's explore how you can increase reach through video.
Big Changes Coming to Facebook’s News Feed
January 22, 2018
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.
Five Video Tips for Enhancing User Experience
January 18, 2018
Let's explore just a few topics which will increase the satisfaction of your viewers and pique their interest enough for them to continue watching your content.
Building Guest Relationships For Hotels With Social Media
January 4, 2018
In the hotel business, social media plays a vital role in building relationships with past and potential guests. This is why it is crucial to build relationships.
Importance of Monitoring Social Media Comments
December 22, 2017
As part of any social media strategy for hotels, there should be time set aside to review your performance. See how to keep an eye on your comments.
Facebook Polls: Encourage Travel
December 11, 2017
Since these polls are often lighthearted and playful, they may gain more momentum than traditional posts. Read more about Facebook Polls here.
The Online Reviews Your Hotel Must Monitor
October 26, 2017
What review sites should your hotel be monitoring in 2017? Make sure you are actively checking and responding on these key sites.
Facebook No Longer Allows You to Edit Images Within Posts
September 18, 2017
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.
Five Tips for Avoiding Mistakes on Social Media
September 8, 2017
When it comes to social media, one thing that doesn’t change is that you should scrutinize what you post. These tips can help!
Facebook’s Eight Tips for Photos
September 1, 2017
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.
Micro Influencers - Social Media Brand Ambassadors
August 24, 2017
A social media influencers is someone that can become the key evangelist to helping you grow brand awareness that leads to conversions.
7 Reasons Why Hotels Should be Using Social Media
July 7, 2017
There are enormous benefits of using a social media strategy for hotels. Here are seven reasons why your hotel should use social media!
10 Tips for Creating Engaging Posts
June 15, 2017
Here are some tips for gaining your audience’s attention on popular social media platforms like LinkedIn, Facebook, Instagram, Twitter and Pinterest.
Is Your Hotel Live? Can It Benefit From This New Feature?
June 1, 2017
Several social media platforms, in particular Facebook, Instagram, and Twitter have rolled out a “live” feature. Learn to use it for your hotel!
Using GIF Animations for Business Pages
May 22, 2017
You’ve probably seen them all over the internet but do you know how you can use GIFs for social media on your business accounts?
Facebook Recommendation Feature
April 20, 2017
This feature is simple to use and can be part of a social media strategy for hotels by reaping the benefits of user generated content.
Hashtags Every Hotelier Should Know
April 9, 2017
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.
Leveraging Facebook for Hotels
April 5, 2017
Here are some ways of optimizing your hotel’s Facebook page to use its features to your advantage as part of your hotel social media strategy.
Attracting Hotel Customers through Social Media
March 24, 2017
Although our approach to every avenue is distinct, I'm going to be highlighting a key point to implement for a successful social media strategy for hotels.
How to Set Reminders on Facebook
March 12, 2017
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.
Increase Engagement on your Hotel’s Social Media
December 29, 2016
Growing your engagement is a sign that your audience enjoys your content and may eventually purchase your product or service.
Video Trends that Hoteliers Should Look Out For
December 28, 2016
Many content distribution platforms adopted video content in 2017 because of its interactive & informative nature. Why should it matter to your hotel?
How Long Should Social Media Posts be on Various Channels
November 29, 2016
When creating content for social media a prevalent question recurs: how long should posts be for hotels on social media? Find out here.
Which Has the Most Impact on Your Hotel’s ROI?
September 8, 2016
By learning the benefits each channel has for your overall marketing strategy, the better leverage you will have in promoting your hotel’s story.
Why Online Reviews are Important for Your Business
August 22, 2016
Everybody’s a critic, especially now that it is easier than ever for customers to voice opinions online. Why should you care about these reviews?
3 Effective Strategies to Create Engagement
August 9, 2016
Follow these three effective strategies to create engagement among your audience and to foster a relationship between you and the guest.
The Key to Responding to Backlash on Social Media
June 20, 2016
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.
The Facebook Metrics that Matter for Hotels
June 6, 2016
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.
Social is Vital for Hotels | Part 2
April 25, 2016
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.
Why Social Media is Important for Hotels | Part 1
April 11, 2016
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.
Using Facebook’s to Monitor Your Hotel Competition
January 22, 2016
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.
Key Social Media Metrics to Analyze
January 15, 2016
Here are 3 of the most important social media metrics that hoteliers need to analyze to determine the effectiveness of your social initiatives.
Tips to Help Improve Your Hotel’s Results With Social
December 17, 2015
Every hotelier should have a well-crafted social media strategy when it comes to marketing their property through social media.
How to Achieve Facebook’s ‘Very Responsive’ Badge
December 7, 2015
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.
Understanding Social Media Insights Is Important
October 26, 2015
Take a look at analytics to let you know what your audience is interested in. Then you can use this info when looking for future content for your social media.
Optimizing Social Posts Using SSO
August 19, 2015
A successful hotel marketing strategy requires Social Search Optimization (SSO), which incorporates a powerful synergy between SEO and social media.
Creating A Social Media Strategy For A Hotel
July 23, 2015
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.
Three Powerful Ways Hoteliers Can Influence the Booking Decision
June 24, 2015
Here are 3 powerful ways you can capture an interaction, drive engagement and create opportunity to follow-up with a consumer during the booking process.
5 Ways Hotels Can Encourage User Generated Content
June 1, 2015
User-Generated Content (UGC) can be a powerful tool for hotels. User-Generated Content includes any content a guest may create about your hotel,
Understanding A Social Media Pages Roles
May 14, 2015
When it comes to a hotel’s social media channels, there may be more than one staff member you want to assign to either post or monitor the accounts.
It’s Time to Create a Social-Customer-Care Team
May 8, 2015
Starting as a platform for marketing, it is slowly turning into a platform geared towards customer service as interaction with customers increases across
Importance of your Social Media Presence
April 15, 2015
There are several reasons why a social media presence is essential, and here are some ways hoteliers can utilize it to their advantage.
Do You Understand The Power of Hashtags?
April 2, 2015
Although hashtags are standard for social media users, hoteliers should be catching onto this trend if they have not already.
Increase Guest Loyalty Through Social Media
March 5, 2015
As the hospitality industry becomes more competitive, independent hotels need to offer new features and benefits to attract and retain guests.
Create a ‘Book Now’ Call to Action on Facebook
February 5, 2015
Facebook offers businesses a ‘Call-to-Action’ button that provides users with a seamless way of visiting your website. The button appears at the bottom right of the
How To Merge Multiple Facebook Pages
January 12, 2015
Does more than 1 Facebook page exist for your hotel? This may not have seemed like that big of a deal in the past. Still, now that more and more guests are starting
Interacting with Guests on Social Media Channels
November 28, 2014
Is your hotel engaging users on all social media sites where you are actively posting? While it’s great to have an active presence by posting often
Organically Grow Your Facebook Likes
May 6, 2014
If there is no one there to listen, how can Facebook be effective? Read on to learn how to grow your followers, and increase your likes organically.
Refine Your Hotel’s FB Strategy
September 16, 2013
As hotels begin realizing the importance of online marketing, they are also starting to see how social media fits into the big picture.
Incorporate Local Attractions
August 19, 2013
The following suggestions are for refining your social media marketing strategy using attractions. We do this in the hopes that these ideas stir up other ideas.
Organically Grow Your Hotel FB Page
June 25, 2013
Hoteliers know they should implement Facebook into their marketing efforts. Knowing is half the battle, taking action is the task at hand here.
Social Media Strategies for A Noobie
February 5, 2013
Twitter found its way into the fashion world in 2013, with the debut of its Twitter dress. It was seen on UK “X Factor” judge, Nicole Scherzinger.
Sell You Hotel On FB Timeline
October 23, 2012
With many hotels behind the curve on adopting social media into their marketing strategies, many properties are doing a formidable job.
How Small Businesses Can Get Started With Social Media
July 27, 2012
If your small business isn’t on social media yet, you are truly missing out on an excellent opportunity to generate exposure and build a community
How To Get Your Guests To Join You On Facebook
July 10, 2012
For your typical hotel, creating and maintaining a social media presence is hard enough, but growing your network can be.....
Social Competitions to Engage Guests
June 29, 2012
We’ve written many times about how social can help hotels engage their communities through Facebook or Twitter. See what we mean here.
Now Companies Want Access to Your Social Networks
March 21, 2012
HR coordinators and interviewers are not only looking for mentions of your name on the web in general, but they are also specifically seeking you out on social media
February 29, 2012
At the end of last month, I did the unthinkable. I deactivated my personal Facebook account. One reason for this, was mild laziness.
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