PARSIPPANY, NJ , January 4, 2011 – CoMMingle, the social media marketing division of Lodging Interactive the award winning Interactive and Social Media Marketing Agency, exclusively servicing the hospitality industry, today announced the roll out of its Facebook social media marketing applications for the hospitality industry.
“Since the launch of our CoMMingle Social Media Marketing division last year, we have deployed new and innovative ways for hotels to market themselves via the leading social media networks”, stated Mr. DJ Vallauri, Founder & President of Lodging Interactive, CoMMingle’s parent company. “Facebook presents a tremendous opportunity for hotels to build their brands online and to engage in a manner that builds loyalty.”
CoMMingle’s Facebook full-service marketing applications include:
• Hotel Sweepstakes and Contests
• Photo Showcase
• YouTube Video Channel
• Twitter Feed Showcase
• Blog RSS Feed Showcase
• Email Sign Up
• Google Interactive Mapping
• Exclusive Fan Offers
• Welcome / First Impression Video Landing Page
• Yelp Real Time Hotel Reviews
Since its launch hardly 6 years ago, Facebook has continued to experience meteoric growth. In 2008, Facebook had the ninth highest visitor count and in 2009, it took third place and in 2010, it claimed the top spot on the Internet; surpassing Google. “With over 500,000 online users, hoteliers must deploy consistent social media marketing tactics to ensure they become and remain visible on Facebook,” added Mr. Vallauri. “Engaging with Facebook followers through social methods builds hotel awareness, grows viral marketing, creates guest loyalty and produces sales.”
CoMMingle by Lodging Interactive recently launched a Valentines Day contest for the Flatotel located in New York City. The contest encourages visitors to ‘Like’ the hotel page and to share their wedding proposal or engagement story. The Facebook winner will receive a two nights stay and dinner for two.
For more information on how your hotel can benefit from the CoMMingle Social Media Marketing Services, please visit http://www.CoMMingle.me or call us at 877-291-4411.