Personalized Digital Marketing Strategy Leads to Big Rewards

The Decision: In 2016 Rob Ellis, owner of Alaska Gold Creek Lodge was struggling to get travelers to find his property online. He was using websites such as TripAdvisor and Hotels.com for advertising. These websites just weren’t useful in generating the clientele that the business was looking for. In March of 2016, Rob found ResortsandLodges.com […]

ResortsandLodges.com Announces Tracking Updates

ResortsandLodges.com has recently made tracking updates to ensure that properties are able to view accurate reporting in Google Analytics for traffic coming from the website. UTM Tags One of the most tangible changes ResortsandLodges.com has made on the tracking side of things is updating the utm tag on traffic going to property websites from ResortsandLodges.com. […]

SEO & Direct Bookings

When it comes to travel websites, most have the same goal – to turn website visitors into paid hotel guests. We know that this goal won’t change, but when it comes to generating and driving direct bookings, the there are plenty of avenues to explore. Placing yourself on TripAdvisor and OTAs opens the possibility that […]

Optimizing Your Hotel Distribution Strategy

2013 was a year full of tremendous growth within online distribution in the travel industry with meta-search engines, mobile bookings and social media all taking significant steps forward.  However, hoteliers expecting similarly massive changes in 2014 may be in for a surprise. While new technology and platforms of distribution may emerge suddenly, the overall distribution […]

Online Content and Readability: They Both Matter

With recent updates to Google’s infamous search algorithm, creating high-quality content is of the utmost importance. Blog posts, articles and other forms of written content should be both highly relevant to your audience and tailored to them.  This is especially important in the language you are using. Before you begin writing, it is important to […]

How Much Should You Be Spending on SEO?

Nearly every business today must make a decision about how much to spend on search engine optimization (SEO).  This is no longer an “if” question for businesses as a robust online marketing strategy is imperative for survival in a web-driven world. “How much will we spend on SEO?” is the question that every business professional […]

The Evolution of Online Search: SEO, SEM and Keyword Bidding

Search engine optimization and search engine marketing can be very effective ways for hotels to reach prospective guests, but as the “keyword world” changes, hoteliers need to keep pace.  As online search features continue to change, there must be a greater focus on developing higher quality content for guests to compete against online travel agencies. […]

From Desktop to Mobile: The 2013 Shift in Hotel Bookings

As technology continues to shift the way people acquire information, travel sites have observed a shift in the way potential travelers are accessing and booking hotel reservations.  A HeBSdigital case study has quantified this data, and shows how dramatic this shift has been in the past 12 months. Some of the Key Developments found in […]

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