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Don’t ignore those ICANN emails you’ve... Apr 27, 2017

Chances are you bought your website a few years ago and haven’t really thought about your domain registry since then. If...

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Website redesign checklist Apr 26, 2017

Thinking of freshening up your website for your busy season? You may want to use this website redesign checklist as you go...

Making a search engine-friendly website Apr 25, 2017

With organic search contributing to more than 50% of your website visits, it’s very important in today’s world that you...

10 critical elements your website’s homepage... Apr 20, 2017

Make the right impression with your website's homepage by utilizing these top 10 critical elements for the hospitality...

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How to measure the success of your booking... Mar 31, 2017

Going to do some spring cleaning on your property, website, and marketing strategy? Make sure to include your booking...

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SSL Certificate Cheat Sheet Feb 27, 2017

Thinking of upgrading your website's security with an SSL Certificate? Learn more about SSL to get the right type of...

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The importance of Google Webmaster Tools Feb 17, 2017

In a recent blog, we talked about using Google Analytics to get more insight and data about how your website is performing...

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Why large brands should invest in vanity... Feb 13, 2017

When you run an independent property it’s pretty easy to understand you need an individual website for your business but...

Infographic: Internet marketing terms... Jan 27, 2017

There are a lot of terms in different segments of your business, from ADR to RevPAR and everything in-between, and there's...

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Executing digital marketing tactics to drive... Jan 26, 2017

There are quite a few pieces to the digital marketing puzzle that drive results and conversions, but we’ve outlined the...

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7 link building strategies for 2017 Jan 19, 2017

Looking for a more technical tactic for your SEO efforts in 2017? Try implementing these seven link building strategies...

4 easy ways to improve your organic listing

4 easy ways to improve your organic listing Jan 13, 2017

If you invest in digital marketing or work on your site’s SEO, you know a major goal of all that work is to improve your...

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Google penalizing mobile sites with... Jan 4, 2017

Google is always focusing its updates and ranking factors around user experiences with the search engine and the websites...

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5-point website launch checklist: Infographic Dec 2, 2016

Getting ready to redesign your website or getting close to the launch? Check out our five-point checklist to make sure...

How to use exit intent technology Nov 30, 2016

Improve your website's conversion rate or email newsletter signups with exit intent technology and cart recovery. See how...

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The power of calls to action Nov 29, 2016

Each page of your website has a purpose, from detailing specific rooms or packages to helping guests plan their trip, and...

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Drive reservations with mobile-only offers Nov 21, 2016

We’re sure your website developer was adamant about making your website responsive and user-friendly for your mobile users...

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The importance of website usability Nov 18, 2016

A common term you’ll hear when working with a website developer is its “usability.” Usability can span a few key elements...

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The foundations of SEO Nov 14, 2016

You know Search Engine Optimization (SEO) is important for your website and for the search engines, but do you know the...

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The value of custom website design Nov 8, 2016

You have a one in a million property so why would you ever want your website to be one of a million or look just like...

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Buyer psychology infographic: How to... Nov 4, 2016

As we move into the end of the year and focus on property upgrades, renewing contracts with vendors, and brainstorming...

Mobile search

Google: Separate mobile index initiative for... Oct 21, 2016

There’s never a dull moment over at Google and those masters of search have indicated there’s another change coming for...

How often should I… Jul 20, 2016

Our expertise isn’t in how often you should change out your sheets and towels just as we suspect your expertise isn’t in...

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Agency vs. freelancer: Who’s in at your... Jun 1, 2016

Just as your property is different from the one down the street there’s no one-size fits all approach to marketing and...

Website image sizing guide May 3, 2016

Images dominate the Internet, from visual-based social media networks to websites giving more real estate to photos, but...

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TripAdvisor’s switch to HTTPS could be... Apr 29, 2016

In early April, TripAdvisor switched its site from an HTTP designation to an HTTPS version and this change has affected...

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Google updates mobile-friendly algorithm Mar 23, 2016

We recently wrote a blog on impacts to your mobile presence post-Mobilegeddon and now it seems Google is ready to release...

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Impacts to your mobile presence... Mar 7, 2016

It’s been about a year since marketers were making big changes to websites to meet the demands of Google’s...

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The 8 “C”s of local listing optimization Sep 28, 2015

By now, we all know how important optimizing your website is in order to stay competitive and help your potential guests...

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7 website usability elements your website... Sep 23, 2015

Did you know that online shoppers expect webpages to load in under two seconds and that at three seconds they may abandon...

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Improve conversions and experience with... Aug 19, 2015

We know content is king. You know content is king. But not all content is created equal. Keeping with the royal theme, if...

TCMS

Revolutionize your hotel’s website with... Jul 14, 2015

One of our more popular website solutions for innkeepers and hoteliers that don’t have time to learn basic code or Search...

Website Usability in a Short Attention Span World

Attention worthy educational sessions at... Jun 1, 2015

We had a wonderful time in California attending the Northern California Hotel and Lodging Association Conference! It was...

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Upgrades to enhance RezStream tCMS May 4, 2015

RezStream’s Turn-key Content Management System (tCMS) websites are receiving some exciting new updates this July! In this...

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Website Judgment Day: Mobilegeddon to arrive... Mar 13, 2015

Webmasters are preparing for “Mobilegeddon” as Google updates its search algorithm and sets a deadline of April 21 to have...

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Is your website responsive to the needs of... Sep 24, 2014

For the past few years, we’ve implemented a separate mobile website for clients as it was the best solution to reach...

RezStream’s Hospitality Website Template... Nov 13, 2013

For over ten years, RezStream has been in the business of providing hospitality solutions for independent properties....

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Why Your Business Needs a CMS Website Oct 21, 2013

It wasn’t long ago that a webmaster was required to make edits to your website. Today, there are a myriad of choices...

Elements of Highly Converting Websites Oct 7, 2013

Hospitality Website Design SecretsYour hospitality website is a powerful and dynamic tool. Once optimized correctly, it...

How Often Should I Update My Website Content? Mar 12, 2013

Giving your website a face-lift has a greater impact on your hospitality marketing efforts than just a fresh image....

What is Website Usability and Why is it... Dec 31, 2012

How easy is it for people to navigate your website? Website usability is exactly what it sounds like. So why do we need to...

Top 10 ADA Internet Tips Jun 15, 2012

(How hospitality websites are impacted by the Americans with Disabilities Act)by Bill Mitchell, President and Founder,...

Inside Secrets of Successful Websites May 1, 2012

Your competition grows every day due to the Internet. When your hospitality website is competing in Google against huge...

Using Your Eyes to Control Your Computer Jan 5, 2012

A Swedish company named Tobii has been developing a way for users to control their laptops and desktop computers with...

Template Websites & Easy Fixes Nov 28, 2011

Those who seek easy solutions to Internet marketing are destined to suffer the consequences.We live in a society that...

RezStream’s TOP FIVE Reasons to Go Mobile! Nov 18, 2011

Surely you have heard the buzz about mobile websites & mobile marketing. Is this just a trend? Will integrating these...

Online Reservation System Requirements for... Oct 19, 2011

Online Reservation System Requirements for ADA Compliance
(The deadline for the Americans with Disabilities Act compliance...

Website Guidelines for ADA Accessibility Oct 19, 2011

(How hospitality websites are impacted by the Americans with Disabilities Act Guidelines)written* by Bill Mitchell,...

Choose your professional hotel photographer... Oct 8, 2010

With the emergence of digital cameras, coupled with advancements in digital editing, more and more people consider...

Benefits of a Content Management System... Sep 13, 2010

Benefits of a Content Management System Website
by Bill Mitchell, Chief Operating Officer, RezStreamIt used to be...

The Benefits of Using jQuery Aug 27, 2010

What is jQuery?jQuery is a new kind of JavaScript library that makes it easier for designers to control HTML events,...

The Future of Web Design - CMS, Flash,... Apr 16, 2010

The web has seen vast improvements in the past few years in terms of delivering visually rich and engaging content, search...

Increase Online Business with Professional... Mar 18, 2010

The importance of making a good “first impression” may be over emphasized, but its concept rings true, especially within...

RezStream Discusses Key Benefits of CSS... Feb 18, 2010

RezStream’s design department is eager to share helpful tips about how to get the most out of your website.  Our main...

10 Practical Ways To Boost Online... Feb 10, 2010

There are many simple strategies you can use to increase your online revenue.  RezStream helps by sharing ten easy and...

Benefits of a Professionally Managed Website Jan 20, 2010

Your website is an important component in the success of your business and choosing a professional website management...

ExpressionEngine 2.0: What’s New for... Dec 17, 2009

All About ExpressionEngineRick Ellis first developed ExpressionEngine as a blogging tool under the name “pMachine” in...