HOTEL DIGITAL MARKETING SERVICES
Our focus is marketing for branded hotels: Marriott, Hilton, IHG and Hyatt. We identify the gap in where brand marketing stops and hotel marketing begins. No market, hotel, brand or team is the same. Our defined processes ensure the best positioning for your hotel against the comp set and against other hotels of the same brand.
Hotel Marketing Support Services
“We are advocates of the individual property. We maximize the brand opportunities then combine that with additional strategies to maximize online performance. Every hotel is different, every market is different. We put an emphasis on cohesive strategy with sales and revenue management.” ~ Stephanie Sparks Smith
WHY COGWHEEL MARKETING?
We are hoteliers and understand how they work. We focus on sharing our passion, so you understand too.
Nothing can be done in a silo. Content, SEO, Local, Images, Paid Media and social work hand in hand.
Promote Your Hotel
Every hotel is different. Every market is different. Every team is different. Treat them different.
We have tried and true processes defined per brand based on years of experience
Link the “Cogs” Together
Digital marketing flows into Operations, Sales and Revenue Management. Understand how the “cogs” fit.
Not Your Typical Agency
We know what we do well, and what we don’t. If we are not the right fit, we will recommend someone who is.
FROM THE BLOG
Stephanie Smith of Cogwheel Marketing joined hospitality experts Max Starkov and James Siebold on eCornell’s webinar, Effective Digital Marketing During COVID-19: What Hospitality Managers Need to Know, hosted by Bill Carroll. During the webinar, they discussed what...
On November 18, 2020, Stephanie Sparks Smith sat down with Kristi White of Knowland to review hotel digital marketing and how to pivot for recovery. Highlights from this episode: Where Hotels Should Focus their Limited Marketing Dollars: Focus on in-market travelers....
Safety is still paramount for those that are traveling today and putting guests at ease is a top priority. So, of the major brands (Marriott, Hilton, IHG), Cogwheel Marketing did a little research on which brand the best contactless opportunities for guests. All...
With the amount of uncertainty in the world due to COVID19, now more than ever hotels must fight for every dollar! There is no easy reservation today. One of the most overlooked ways hotels can reduce their losses is by ensuring the correct tax rates are reflected on...
Can we get back to in person meetings? I think everyone, at this conference especially, can appreciate that sentiment.... With that said, the virtual HSMAI DC State of the Industry meeting on September 24, 2020 was still jam packed full of great content. Ellen Wilson...
Every webinar, training, and travel-related article has heavily leaned on the notion that making travelers feel safe while staying in your hotel or visiting your city is how we will get our occupancy back up. By this point, you surely have a pop up or landing...