It’s been 2.5 years since we first launched Vizlly – what we were calling our “multi-channel digital marketing system” for hotels. Vizlly was built on the premise that hotels could drive more direct bookings if they had a great hotel website – one specifically designed to convert visitors into hotel bookers. And instead of paying big bucks for an agency to build it for them, with a little help from us, they could do it themselves to keep costs down. Well folks – we were wrong. Or, I should say, we were partially right.
Highlights from HSMAI’s annual Digital Marketing Strategy Conference in New York. From macro Trends, to SEO and social media, see what’s shaping hotel marketing in 2017.
Is your social media strategy driving traffic to your website? And how much of this traffic is converting into direct bookings? UTM parameters are a great tool for tracking both these things, and uncovering what content is working for you.
User Generated Content (UGC) helps build trust and authenticity with travel shoppers. In this article, we explore why UGC is such a powerful tool for hotel marketers, how hotels are using it, and how to integrate it into your website to drive more engagement.
We had so many questions roll in from our audience during January’s webinar, “How to Build a Winning Social Media Strategy,” we couldn’t answer them all! Guest speaker, Greg Bodenair, has kindly taken the time to answer some of them in this article.
In our latest webinar, we were joined by Greg Bodenair, Area Marketing Manager for Kimpton Hotels of Boston & Cambridge, to get the scoop on how to build a winning social media strategy with trackable ROI.
Driving organic traffic to your hotel website is important, but driving quality traffic should also be a priority. By tweaking your SEO strategy to focus on long tail keywords, you’ll be able to drive more quality website traffic that is more likely to convert.
TripAdvisor reviews are an important part of the travel shopping journey. So what can you do to ensure your property listing gets seen by more people? In this article we outline how TripAdvisor’s Popularity Ranking algorithm works and what you can do to improve your ranking.
With just over two weeks until Christmas, we’re recapping the best blog articles from 2016. Here is what piqued the interest of hotel marketers around the globe, with some practical tips to take into 2017 and beyond.