HOTEL DIGITAL MARKETING SERVICES
Full audit and strategy implementation for existing hotels. Includes multiple calls with hotel team and action plan for moving forward.
New Opening (or Flag Conversion)
Clean Ups Audit plus funds to use for exposure and ramp up, content writing, press release, GPS issues, and more. Get your new hotel found.
“I’m an advocate of the hotel owner as there is alot the brands don’t educate hotels about. I pick up where the brands stop to maximize incremental return to YOUR hotel and market. My strengths lie in account management, knowing the brands’ platforms and connecting the online world with operations, sales and revenue management.” ~ Stephanie Sparks Smith
WHY COGWHEEL MARKETING?
We are hoteliers and understand how they work. We enjoy strategizing with hotel teams to find new opportunities.
Nothing can be done in a silo. Content, SEO, Local, Images and social work hand in hand.
Promote Your Hotel
Every hotel is different. Every market is different. Every team is different. Treat them different.
Diagnose and FIX Issues
After audit is done, steps are taken to implement a strategy and improve brand.com performance.
Link the “Cogs” Together
Digital marketing flows into Operations, Sales and Revenue Management. Understand how the “cogs” fit.
Not an Agency
Agency teams work in silos whose expertise is not hotels. Here, the owner does the all the strategy
FROM THE BLOG
So often hotel GDS (Global Distribution System) ads go mismanaged or underutilized. Before running any campaign, be sure you have strong objectives and goals and that is communicated to marketing, revenue management, sales and your vendor. Define targeting parameters...
If you have never run Facebook ads for your hotel, it is a low-cost option to try. You can get started with as little as $20 and do some testing. It is important to go into running ads on social media with a different mindset as compared to Expedia Travel Ads. When...
Break down the different business segments and demand generators in your hotel market to determine who to ask for links on their website.
Prepping for the potential market slow down of the holiday season should have been in planning for months. If not, let's learn from it and plan ahead for next year. When developing a marketing plan for the holidays, there are many factors, including your hotel’s...
A hotel’s channel and its respective contribution from the various distribution channels is a sign of the health and diversity of your revenue. Yes, it varies by hotel location, brand, mix of sales and a variety of other factors. But, let’s discuss what distribution...
You have to know your competition to beat your competition. There has been a debate for years, if not decades, about which is "better" - branded vs independent hotels. While we are not going down that road today, it is important for independent hotels to know the kind...