Posted on | November 24, 2010 | 36 Comments
Using Travel Forums for Online Travel Marketing
Have you followed along the last few days as I wrote about blogging for links?
For those of you that missed this lesson, find the links at the end of this post. For those of you following along faithfully, today’s lesson is short, because you know the concepts, you just to need to know where to go to do it.
Posting in forums with a good well crafted signature line can gain you some Search Engine Exposure. There are many active forums out there for you to choose from and they are fairly easy to find.
Forums are also very popular for travellers; they provide valuable research and answer many question travelers have about the destination or the activities. Posting in forums can put your travel options in front of many potential clients.
Before posting… Read more
Posted on | November 23, 2010 | 144 Comments
Where in the heck can you find good blogs to comment on that will give you a back link to your site that Google will love?
That’s a question I get often, and I have started a list for you.
The following are a search engines for dofollow blogs. Use the search function to find blogs that you can comment on. Try not to search for the word travel, as this will return lots of blogs that may likely have little to with the area you serve. Try searching for your location, or common things to do at you destination; maybe this could include things like hiking, snowboarding or snorkeling. Try a lifestyle search. Pet blogs, frugal living, spiritualism are just a few examples of the many places you can find to comment on blogs that could have a good tie in with your tourism business.
If you search the words travel or vacation, be prepared to get bogged down in blogs that have commenting opportunities. Go ahead and search… Read more
Posted on | November 22, 2010 | 21 Comments
Is there value in commenting on travel blogs to increase your websites ranking in the search engines?
Absolutely. Let’s discuss this a little further by helping you find blogs that will follow your links, a refresher on why this is important, and how to write a good blog comment.
As we have mentioned often in this marketing blog, getting back links to your website will help your natural search engine listing rank higher. This is also true for blogs, but not all blogs treat links the same. Many blogs use the… Read more
Posted on | November 19, 2010 | 68 Comments
Have you ever thought about commenting on a blog? Many people think of it, few people do it. You and your website SEO do not know what you are missing.
Blog commenting is an easy way to gain credible inbounds links for your website.
We have spoken a lot about back links here; if you have missed those articles you will find links to them at the end of this post. But this is about so much more than back links. This is about Read more
Posted on | November 18, 2010 | 4 Comments
What the heck is web 2.0? Do I need this for my bed & breakfast website? Do I need this for my travel agency? What about this “social media”, is that like facebook?
Studies show that 99.9% of small businesses online do not understand either web 2.0 or social media, but that 40% actually do it without knowing. Ok, I made those statistics up. I do know that every time I discuss social media or emerging web 2.0 technologies with my clients or website visitors, they get a funny Read moreMore Tourism SEO Tips »