Lodging Interactive’s #AskDJV Weekly YouTube Series for Hoteliers

Our weekly video series #AskDJV features Lodging Interactive
Founder DJ Vallauri answering hotelier’s questions!

PR - AskDJV - 11415Today we announced our latest initiative in providing expert advice on social media, website design and digital marketing to the hospitality industry — a weekly video series titled #AskDJV. Featuring Lodging Interactive’s Founder and President, DJ Vallauri, our weekly YouTube series answers Internet marketing questions commonly asked by hoteliers.

View the series here.

Videos in the #AskDJV series:

Purchasing PPC Ads for Your Brand
How to WOW Your Customers
Properly Managing Your Social Media Presence
Responding to Positive Reviews
Maintaining Ownership of Your Social Media Accounts
The Importance of Responsive Websites
Closing out Guest Complaints Online
Who Controls Your Online Brand?

Subscribe to our YouTube channel or visit the #AskDJV page on our website to watch the videos. You can also check in here each Friday for the latest video!

Hoteliers can pose their own questions on Twitter, which could be featured on the #AskDJV Show, by tagging @DJVallauri and using the hashtag #AskDJV.

We would love to hear your feedback — give DJ a shout on Twitter or contact us to let us know what you think!

Hotel loyalty members: 20% rely on mobile to communicate

"A new survey of 36,000 frequent travelers about their hotel loyalty programs shows that one out of five members rely on mobile to communicate with their loyalty program, whether Hilton HHonors, InterContinental's Priority Club or Marriott Rewards.

The 2010 Frequent Traveler Survey was conducted by Loylogic, a company that develops technology for loyalty programs, to better understand frequent travelers' opinions towards their current loyalty programs and reward redemption."

Full article via USAToday

HotelCast 2.0 The Hottest Hospitality Topics. Listen. Learn. Thrive!

Have you heard of SMO…Social Media Optimization?  This…is a "Gotta Know" from Lodging Intertactive.  Have you heard of the Commingle Social Media Tool Bar ?  This…is an exclusive "Gotta Know" from Lodging Interactive.  Are you aware that Facebook is teaming up with Bing?  Or, what a QR Code is and how it can and will effect your business?  Both are "Gotta Knows" from your hospitality marketing expert Lodging Interactive.  And get the latest scoop on Commingle.  It's all about TRUST these days and there is no better, more trusted authority in the hospitality marketing space than Lodging Interactive.  

So here it is…HotelCast 2.0 kicking off 2011!

Lodging Interactive Fall Podcast is Online – Listen Now

just launched our Fall HotelCast 2.0 Podcast which is full of Social
Media and Online Marketing insights. Please click on the link below to
listen to our Podcast or to download it into your iPod or MP3 player.

It’s FREE! It’s Powerful! Listen Up! Lodging Interactive’s HotelCast 2.0 – A Hospitality Marketing Podcast Powerhouse

Lodging Interactive’s HotelCast 2.0 – keeping you “in the know” and “in the now” on industry and consumer online marketing trends with our latest podcast.

With many years of podcast resources online via our website, you'll find a wealth of helpful hints, tips and up to date information to keep your finger on the pulse of hospitality internet marketing.

Listen to the newest release, The Hottest 11 Minutes in Hotel and Hospitality Marketing, HotelCast 2.0 where you can hear about the ever changing marketing component of "Social Media", measure your Social Media footprint, tips on local reviews, making your property relevant for searches on Yahoo, Google, Bing and others. Also learn how CoMMIngle can help you through the maze of Social Media!

It's all here on HotelCast 2.0!