Entries by Hotel Blogger

Facebook Climbs To No. 3 Video Site In U.S.

"Facebook is already the largest photo site in the U.S., and now it is climbing up the charts for online video. Facebook now ranks as the third largest video site on the Web in terms of unique viewers according to comScore, with an estimated 51.5 million people on Facebook watching a video during the month […]

Google+ Posts Now Appear in Google Search Results

"Google has begun integrating Google+ into search results with public Google+ posts now appearing in Social Search. Whenever a user publicly shares a link on Google+, an annotation will show up under that link when it appears in a friend’s search results. For example, if I share a Mashable article about Google+ eliminating pseudonyms publicly […]

Find the perfect hotel with the Hotel Finder experiment

From Google – Inside Search The Official Google Blog: "Finding the right hotel can make or break your vacation, so with this in mind, we’re introducing Hotel Finder, a new experimental search tool specifically designed to help you find that perfect hotel. Google Hotel Finder makes it easy to narrow down the options…" Read all […]

Google Removes Mashable, Sesame Street & Other Prominent Accounts From Google Plus

"Some of the biggest company/brand accounts on Google+ have now — finally, some might say — been removed. The Google Plus pages for Mashable, Ford and Sesame Street are all gone. Our own Search Engine Land page has also been removed. Mashable was, according to SocialStatistics.com, the No. 4 most popular account on Google+ with […]

Yelp Hits 20 Million Reviews

User review and search service Yelp is keeping up its brisk growth, and to celebrate that its 20 million reviews, the company created this infographic showing a heat map of all user submissions across the United States. Even though Groupon, LivingSocial and Google are making great strides in the local space, they’re not really in […]

Google+ Changes Game for Gaggle of ‘Not Facebook’ Startups

"Features That Facebook Left Out Once Looked Like Opportunities. Then Along Came Google+ Google's new social network Google+ may never dent Facebook's dominance, but its entrance into the fray is scrambling the emerging market of startups billing themselves as Facebook alternatives. The current crop isn't looking to take down Facebook, now 750 million users strong. […]

Another Try by Google to Take On Facebook

"Remember Google Buzz? What about Orkut, or Google Wave? Google has tried several times, without much success, to take on Facebook and master social networking. Now it is making its biggest effort yet. On Tuesday, Google introduced a social networking service called the Google+ project — which happens to look a lot like Facebook. The […]

Lodging Interactive Wins Top Honors at 2011 Interactive Media Awards Winning Multiple Design Awards

Lodging Interactive, a leading Internet Marketing Agency exclusively servicing the hospitality industry, today announced that is has been awarded multiple awards of Outstanding Achievement in Website Development by the Interactive Media Awards for its work on the Crowne Plaza Lake Oswego and Wyndham Garden New York City websites.  The honor recognizes that both design and […]

Lodging Interactive Launches Chatter Guard For Restaurant Industry

Lodging Interactive, an award winning Interactive and Social Media Marketing Agency servicing the hospitality industry and the provider of Chatter GuardTM , the hospitality industry’s leading social media monitoring service, announced today the launch of Chatter Guard Social Media Monitoring Services for the restaurant industry. Chatter Guard for Restaurants provides ongoing monitoring and service attribute […]