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AirBnB experiences will attract a new type of guest to your property

AirBnB Experiences: How to use the platform to market your holiday let

AirBnB Experiences is a recent platform by the holiday letting giant that allows locals to create unique experiences for visitors. In an interview with Fortune, AirBnB CEO Brian Chesky stated his company’s plans for the experiences platform. This has become one of the largest growing parts of the business, and anyone with a skill to …

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Facebook Messenger Chatbots Can Help Your Business Thrive in 2019

Chatbots are a new way for businesses to communicate with their customers in real time. According to Forbes Magazine, millennials, in particular, are more likely to use a service if the business has a chatbot – with 55% of them saying they react more positively to a business that uses them. They work by providing …

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Short Term Rentals: Booking Makes New Updates To Entice Property Owners

After speaking to their partners, Booking.com have recently updated their website with a whole host of new features that can benefit short term rental owners. In an effort to woo these rentals away from AirBnB, these new features aim to make your experience a lot easier when using the website. These changes are announced at …

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5 Hospitality Marketing Bloggers You Need To Know

Hospitality marketing is a wide world. In the age of mammoth OTAs dominating the search engine scene, Airbnb cutting into the independent hotel customer base, and technology outpacing the wildest expectations of legacy hoteliers, it’s important to stay up-to-date. Obviously, Boostly should be your first stop! But we’re not the only hotel marketing blog showing …

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Hotel signs can be a great way to boost your direct bookings

Do’s And Don’ts Of Hotel Signage For Effective Advertising

Good hotel signs at the front of your property are important. Though it might seem obvious at first, many hotel and holiday rental owners make mistakes when designing and erecting a sign. Having a great sign can also serve as a useful tool to gain more direct bookings. How is this possible? Well, the most …

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Google Rich Snippets will show extra information about your hospitality business to increase direct bookings

Google Rich Snippets: How They Will Boost Your Hospitality Bookings

Google Rich Snippets are the little pieces of information that appear under the link on Google search results. These snippets can be used to display review scores and star ratings. By including these, you can help make your website stand out from the crowd. This can increase direct bookings and make your website work harder. …

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Use a great property management system to streamline your hospitality business

Property Management Systems: The Top 5 Best for Small Hospitality Businesses

You want a great property management system (PMS) to help make your hospitality business run smoothly. A PMS is a platform that allows hospitality businesses to manage a number of aspects of their service, including reception desks, reservations, check-ins and rates, in one easy-to-use system. These pieces of software make managing reservations quicker and more …

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Network with locals to boost your bookings

Network With Locals: How it can boost your bookings

A great way to boost your bookings is to network with locals. There are many ways you can do this. There are of course plenty of hospitality networking events, and Business.com suggests checking out what insider events are available. You can also consider Facebook groups, social events (such as Airbnb meetups), and directly establishing relationships …

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Best ways to use Google Hotel Campaigns

Google Hotel Campaigns: Ways The Google Ads Update Can Boost Your Marketing

Earlier this year, Google announced their new Google Hotel Campaigns feature on Google Ads. This update brings a pile of new features to the platform, integrating hotel advertising into the main service. Google is working hard to improve Google Ads for users. It has already announced planned updates to the service in future. Here are …

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3 Ways To Improve Your Website’s Bounce Rate

It’s all about user experience. The more user-friendly your website, the lower your bounce rate. If you regularly check in on your Google Analytics data to see how your property’s website is performing (as you should), then you’re probably keeping an eye on your bounce rate. An acceptable bounce rate is around 40%. If yours …

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