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
Hilton launched a new digital marketing program, called Advance, on July 1st, 2019. Hotels can expect a $2000 increase in fees each year and less control over content and images.read more
In an effort to widen reach and offerings to her clients, Stephanie Sparks Smith becomes a partner at Cayuga Hospitality Consultants.read more
IHG websites now offer the ability to create custom call to actions with unique landing pages for marketing and targeted search engine optimization.read more
Stephanie Sparks Smith of Cogwheel Marketing was interviewed by Russell L Edmond of Russell of Hotels on LA Talk Radio on May 28, 2019. Also available via Podcast from Russell of Hotels. Topics of discussion: Hotel digital marketing for branded versus independent...read more
Welcome to Part II of our hotel package strategy blog where we analyze package from a revenue management perspective. In Part I, we looked at hotel packages from a digital marketing perspective and answered the questions of Who, What, When, Why and Where. Now, we...read more
What do Superbowl champions and hospitality digital marketing organizations have in common? They both need: Winning playbook to beat the competition Great coaches to provide direction before during and after engagements Quarterback to execute a winning plan in real...read more