25 Core Links and Listings for Every Lodging Website

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Incoming website links are a powerful part of ranking higher than your competitors in search engines. As a vacation rental manager, how do you know which links will make the difference and which links are worth your time?

At the 2009 Annual VRMA Conference and Tradeshow, Trent Blizzard presented 25 Key websites that every VRM business should have a link or a listing on to stand out to boost search engine presence.

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25 Core Links and Listings for Every Lodging Website

  1. 1. 10/27/2009<br />25 Listings and Links<br />Key Websites for every VRM business<br />Trent Blizzard<br />PresidentBlizzard Internet Marketing, Inc<br />www.blizzardinternet.com<br />
  2. 2. 10/27/2009<br />Facebook#1<br />Example<br />SERS (Search Engine Results Saturation) is one goal of Facebook… Regardless of whether you have a strategy for maximizing the effectiveness of Facebook, Even a small utilization of Facebook can protect your brand name in search results.<br />Blizzard Fan Page <br />
  3. 3. 10/27/2009<br />Twitter#2<br />Example<br />Hootsuite is a tool to manage Twitter easily.<br />SERS (Search Engine Results Saturation) is one goal of Twitter… Twitter is a powerful communication tool that can be used to reach out to past and future guests, owners, business partners and perfect strangers. Twitter account homepages fare well in Google and should be obtained as a brand management tool. @blizzinternet on Twitter.<br />
  4. 4. 10/27/2009<br />Linkedin#3<br />Example<br />Linkedin accounts do especially well in brand name and whitepage queries. LinkedIn is a favorite business networking tool. Come by and say “hi” to Trent Blizzard on Twitter<br />
  5. 5. 10/27/2009<br />SEO Favorites<br />Best of the Web #4<br />$250 <br />Prweb #5<br />$80-$300 Per Press Release<br />DMOZ #6<br />Free but difficult<br />Business.com Directory Listing #7<br />$299<br />AboutUs #8<br />Free<br />
  6. 6. 10/27/2009<br />UGC FavoritesPowerful User Generated Content websites<br />Flickr (example) #9<br />YouTube #10<br />CommunityWalk #11<br />Google MyMaps #12<br />Google Earth (keyhole) #13<br />
  7. 7. 10/27/2009<br />Review FavoritesWebsites that let your guests review their experience with you<br />Flipkey #14 <br />Yelp #15<br />Judy’s Book #16 <br />Google Local #17<br />
  8. 8. 10/27/2009<br />Yahoo!<br />Travel.yahoo.com #18<br />Local.yahoo.com #19<br />Yahoo Biz Directory #20<br />
  9. 9. 10/27/2009<br />VRM FavoritesSites for Vacation Rental Managers<br />Postlets #21<br />Viscape #22<br />
  10. 10. 10/27/2009<br />Learn to Fish!<br />SEMRush #23<br />See who your “organic competitors” are and try to get listed with them.<br />Yahoo Site Explorer #24<br />“Explore” a competitor and find a good listing from their “inlinks”<br />SEOMoz Juicy Link Finder #25<br />Enter your top keyword phrase and find some “juicy” links.<br />
  11. 11. <ul><li>Website: www.blizzardinternet.com
  12. 12. Blog: newsletter.blizzardinternet.com
  13. 13. Email: info@blizzardinternet.com
  14. 14. Phone: 888-840-5893
  15. 15. Address: Blizzard Internet Marketing, Inc50629 Highway 6 & 24 Glenwood Springs, CO 81601</li></ul>Blizzard Internet Marketing<br />

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