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Killer Pinterest tipsHere is a short extract of one of the best Pinterest articles that I have come across (by Rebekah Radice) Click on the link below to read the rest of these tips"Pinterest users will notice the image & test before they read your the description. Make sure you create an image with text that’s easy to read & understand. It can be tempting to experiment with fancy fonts,...
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Social Media Saturday

I came across this great piece of Google Plus and Pinterest advice shared by Luana Spinetti (thanks Luana)Put Pinterest and Google+ together“Little did I know that after I’d created my first Pinnable image, I shared the post on Google+ and discovered that large images work really well on there too,” confesses Luke Jordan of Intergeek. “They take up a large amount of room on a user’s feed meaning their eyes...
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Social Media Saturday

Vacation Rental Marketing – The trouble with social media… I am pleased to announce that I have started writing about vacation rental marketing for the VRMA (The Vacation Rental Managers Association) and I thought that I would share the first article here as this social media thinking applies to individual owners as well as managers. Here it is… How many times have you heard other vacation rental managers bemoan social...
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Social Media Saturday

Pinterest is still one of our favourite platforms and it ranks well with search too.For those of you that are using Pinterest you may well want to check out this great post by Adrian Jock.It looks at the naming of Pinterest boards and some of the common mistakes that pinners make when setting up their boards. 6 Pinterest Board Name Mistakes That Hurt Your Marketing | Adrian Jock's Internet Marketing...
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Social Media Saturday

Top tips for a good all round social media health check.H/T Websmart Design1. Ask questions2. Leave room for a response3. What the ####, watch your hashtags4. Be visual, very visual5. Keep an eye on your stats Read the full article here5 ways to keep your Social Media Healthy | Websmart Design – http://bit.ly/1FiUyNS Shared by Alan of bookingsplus4g.com #SMM #socialmediamarketing #socialmedia  
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Social Media Saturday

Here's an article that looks at the great debate of whether you should write for readers or spiders and I have to agree with the Social Ghost that you should be writing for your readers – Every time.What do you think?Shared by Alan of bookingsplus4g.com #socialmediamarketing #socialmedia #SMM Why Writing For Readers Beats Writing For Search Every TimeWhat’s the most important thing you can do with your blog: Have great...
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Social Media Saturday

3 minute vacation rental marketing for vacation rental owners. Social media thinking This is the area where VR owners fall down down the most. Talk to most vacation rental owners about social media and they will start on about Facebook, Twitter, Pinterest, Google Plus and Linkedin. But these are the channels not the media. The media is mobile devices. Smartphones, tablets and laptops. 2 billion and rising. Over 300 million...
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Vacation Rental Marketing

The impact of social mediaSocial media is changing the way we live, it's changing the way we interact with each other, it's changing our decision making and it's changing our behaviour.That's becoming more and more apparent and this article (below) on shopping hammers home some of these changes with some quite amazing statistics. What you, as a vacation rental owner, need to realise is that people shop for vacations. They...
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Vacation Rental Marketing

Social media SaturdayIn our second #SMM tip of the day we are sharing this great, to the point, article by Neoman.com.You really do need to get with the program here. We wrote an article along these lines earlier in the month (http://bookingsplus4g.com/traditional-blog-post-dead/) regarding the death of the longform blog and this article http://neomam.com/blog/13reasons/ underlines that reasoning.Are you puting out visual content? It doesn't have to be graphic content you can...
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Vacation Rental Marketing

Social media SaturdaySimple advice today from +Gia Maxwell ht/GiaSocial media – It can't be all about you. Create a space on your social networks and website where your customers feel welcomed to have a conversation with you and each other.Shared by Alan Egan of bookingsplus4g.com #vacationrentalmarketing #socialmediamarketing #smm #socialmarketing  
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