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How Emma Increased Her Direct Bookings With A Facebook Competition * Boostly Podcast Season 5 Episode 1

      Boost Hospitality Marketing Podcast: Season 5 Episode One Emma and Zed run the Riviera Guesthouse in Whitby. She was one of the first people who attended one of my first workshops and in September 2017, Emma was one of the first people to sign up as a tester. Emma has been fantastic at …

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Risk Free Reservations: Why You Should Opt Out Of The Booking.com Scheme

Booking.com have been rolling out Risk Free Reservations for a while now. Whilst these might seem like a great idea, they can trap property owners into accepting some major setbacks in their direct booking strategy. Here’s some more info on what they are and why you should opt out. What are Risk Free Reservations? As …

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[Facebook Live] What are your most asked Questions?

If you (as many others did) have any questions about the Boostly Academy, I wanted to show you the most frequently asked questions before the members join. ⏺What is Boostly Academy? Boostly Academy is the best Hospitality Training Portal in the world that has been created BY hospitality professionals FOR hospitality professionals. It’s been put together with …

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airbnb have acquired hotel tonight - this is what experts think about the merger

Airbnb: Industry experts share their opinion on the Hotel Tonight merger

Airbnb announced at the start of March that they are acquiring Hotel Tonight. This merger will change the way both platforms operate. It also indicates some interesting trends in the hospitality industry and suggests AirBnB has further aspirations to compete with OTAs. Skift have an excellent post about what all this means. I have also …

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Google Reviews are set to overtake - follow these tips to make sure you benefit

Google Reviews: How To Prepare For Their Dominance Online

Google’s reviews platform has brought it in direct competition with TripAdvisor. Though the latter is still the most popular review site on the internet, Google Reviews are primed to take the top spot. So what is causing this? And, most importantly, how will it impact on your online marketing strategy? Why are Google Reviews are …

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How to Automate your AirBnB Hosting [Guest Blog by GuestHug]

The following is a guest blog by GuestHug. In today’s age of automation, there’s simply no reason to spend precious seconds every morning brewing coffee, setting your room temperature or ordering your weekly essentials – these can all be done at the touch of a button. Automation, productivity and efficiency are hot topics and every …

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5 creative ways to come up with blog ideas

Blog Ideas: 5 ways to come up with creative posts

Blogs are a fantastic marketing tool for hospitality businesses. By keeping a regular blog you can show your audience how much of an expert you are about your business and the area you operate in. It is also a great way to develop a personal bond with previous and potential guests. Unfortunately, coming up with …

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website popups are a great way to drive more bookings and social media followers and newsletter subscribers

Website Popups: How To Effectively Use Them

Website popups are an excellent way to catch the attention of visitors to your site, but some precaution needs to be taken. You don’t want them to drive users away from your website, but you do want them to encourage them to book with you. They can also be great tools for building social media …

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