Creative Marketing for B&Bs

Why a Booking Engine on your Website is Vitally Important for B&Bs

Posted by on March 8, 2014 at 11:33 am

Here are some reasons why instant online booking capability on a Bed & Breakfast’s website is vitally important: B&B’s can offer incentive pricing for direct booking on their website versus OTAs. Encourages international guests, and can actually increase the diversity of guest demographics. Helps capture reservations from potential guests that would otherwise leave the website […]

Top Bed and Breakfasts with the Best Offerings

Posted by on December 27, 2011 at 11:34 am

Bed and breakfasts promise the warmth and comfort of home for those on the road. But, how many of us are cozily welcomed home with a glass of wine by the fire or awoken by the smell of coffee and freshly baked scones every day? Like at your most generous friend’s house, the innkeepers live […]

#1 Beach in America – Siesta Key Sarasota Florida

Posted by on May 29, 2011 at 3:01 pm

As a bed and breakfast in a tourist area, you want to include as much value-added information for your guests as possible, especially on your website.  Provide links to important articles on blogs and other websites dealing with the latest tourism news in your area.  Here is just one example, dealing with Siesta Key Beach […]

Don’t ever turn down free advertising

Posted by on October 30, 2010 at 10:42 am

“Don’t ever turn down free advertising. Marketing has a ‘cumulative effect’. In this case, less is not more. More is definitely More!” The “cumulative effect” is even more valuable if the source of advertising is costless.   To learn how it works, read: Link to this post!

Get Free PPC (Pay per click) Advertising from

Posted by on May 27, 2010 at 10:03 am (Instant World Booking) has proven to be very successful in gaining top search engine rankings for its listed bed & breakfast partners. One reason it is important to use the instant booking method is that we use pay-per-click (PPC) advertising to market your property on Google and other sites. Use of a PPC campaign […]

Bed and Breakfasts on the Leading Edge of Innovation and Ingenuity

Posted by on August 27, 2009 at 12:45 pm

As many of you know, is part of the Instant World Booking organization, which includes over 100+ brands of online marketing and booking engines.  At BedBreakfastTraveler, B&Bs are our specialty, but we also have keen insights into other lodging markets. While it may not sound fair, some other lodging sectors consider their marketing strategies to […]

Post Your Bed & Breakfast Videos Here – Free Advertising

Posted by on August 24, 2009 at 8:51 am

Post your Bed and Breakfast videos on BedBreakfastTraveler’s Blog: Now, invites you to post your videos on our blog.  This is an excellent way to increase your online marketing presence.  It’s free, and you do not need to have a listing on the Instant World Booking service.  See instructions below. Video on the internet […]

Bed and Breakfast Accommodation for Progressive Travelers

Posted by on June 24, 2009 at 8:53 pm

For as long as bed & breakfast hotels have been around they have offered their guests lodging at reasonable rates. It used to be that all you expected from a B&B was the basics, a firm bed, a shower and a cooked breakfast in the morning for a good price. Generally coming second to hotel […]

Return on Investment and the Lifetime Value of a Guest

Posted by on May 9, 2009 at 10:23 am

We recently read with great interest the blog entries by Eric Goldreyer, the CEO of Intelligent and well-spoken, Eric speaks in one article of the Lifetime Value of a Guest. In short, this is the value a B&B earns over a lifetime by bringing in one guest. Lifetime Value of a Guest is usually […]

Your Bed and Breakfast Information Published in 14 Languages

Posted by on December 14, 2008 at 8:37 pm

Want to gain a major boost in internet exposure and traffic for your bed and breakfast? Instant World Booking has introduced a major service for our B&B partners worldwide. Now, when you list your property with us, we translate the information you submit into 14 different languages. We then publish your property on 14 individual […]