Podcast 113 July 22nd 2016

Podcast 113 July 22nd 2016

 

 

Hello everyone and welcome to Hospitality Digital Marketing the podcast, I am your host Loren gray and this is episode #113, we are airing Friday July 22nd 2016 were every week we spend around 20 minutes sharing the most interesting tool news and techniques being used in digital marketing for the hospitality industry. SO lets get started;

This week in our new and upcoming tools section;

Canva for mobile —

News — we gather from a recap our live video show “This Week in Hospitality Digital Marketing” That air’s every Friday at 10:30 am central US time

This weeks video co-hosts included

– Edward StOnge of Flip.to @EdwardStOnge
– Tim Peter of Tim Peter & Associates @TCPeter
– Holly Zoba of Signature Worldwide @HZoba

Minute 6 — Tims review of whats wrong with current wages and its sustainability verses turnover of good staff
Minute 15 — whats wrong with HR according to Loren & Tim as it relates to automation and the persistent need of hospitality staff
Minute 19 — Edward St Onge joins
Minute 22 — Discussion begins regarding the use of AI according to Edward
Minute 32 — Discussion begins regarding poor Revenue management practices with a tampa hotel example discussion continues about ‘anchor rates’
Minute 36 — Holly Zoba joins
Minute 47 — API use for gathering data
Minute 54 — Holly asked how to set rates based on high demand and sell it, expands into larger rate strategies and additional service charges
Minute 1:06 – Loren asks question is the GM still in charge for the accountability to the hotels revenue success? Discussion grows to the interaction of revenue managers and the rest of the team
Minute 1:18 – Edward proposes that managers like people stop gathering new perspectives using the example how people stop listening to new music after a certain time
Minute 1:27 – ‘Buzzwords & BullS*t — words not to use and that get overused that shouldn’t
Minute 1:35 – What makes a good GM
Minute 1:41 – Why hiring a consultant works
Minute 1:50 – recap discussion of Pokemon that leads into the use of AR &VR
Minute 1:55 – Loren & Ed disagree about the future use of AR wearables
Minute 2:08 – Recap of where to find each host

Other newsworthy Items not discussed in the show are;

Google Maps showing how long people typically spend at a store or venue
searchengineland.com/google-maps-sh…e-venue-254035

Travel cheap thanks to Google’s hotel and flight-finding search update
www.digitaltrends.com/web/google-sea…lights-update/

Techniques to use this week;
Auto play Videos
youtu.be/oalHSebASFI
here’s a trick — after you first load the youtube link and it self generates the thumbnail replace it with the link you would want uses to actually click, that way the video will play but the link can go to the location you want the user to act on.

– Remember — you can find us on Google play / apple iTunes / talkshoe / soundcloud / Stitcher no matter where if you like the show please rate us and leave a comment. Also if this is your first time hearing us you can subscribe to our show on any of those platforms. For an archive of all previous podcast you can go tohospitalitydigitalmarketing.com/podcasts and don’t forget our live video talk show that you can join in every Friday at 10:30 central US time called this week in hospitality digital marketing show. on blab.im or simply go to hospitalitydigitalmarketing.com/blabcasts

Hello everyone and welcome to Hospitality Digital Marketing the podcast, I am your host Loren gray and this is episode #113, we are airing Friday July 22nd 2016 were every week we spend around 20 minutes sharing the most interesting tool news and techniques being used in digital marketing for the hospitality industry. SO lets get started; This week in our new and upcoming tools section; Canva for mobile — News — we gather from a recap our live video show “This Week in Hospitality Digital Marketing” That air’s every Friday at 10:30 am central US time This week's video co-hosts included - Edward StOnge of Flip.to @EdwardStOnge - Tim Peter of Tim Peter & Associates @TCPeter - Holly Zoba of Signature Worldwide @HZoba Other newsworthy Items not discussed in the show are; Google Maps showing how long people typically spend at a store or venue http://searchengineland.com/google-maps-showing-long-people-typically-spend-store-venue-254035 Travel cheap thanks to Google's hotel and flight-finding search update http://www.digitaltrends.com/web/google-search-hotel-flights-update/ Techniques to use this week; Autoplay Videos https://youtu.be/oalHSebASFI here’s a trick — after you first load the youtube link and it self-generates the thumbnail replace it with the link you would want users to actually click, that way the video will play but the link can go to the location you want the user to act on. - Remember — you can find us on Google play / apple iTunes / talkshoe / soundcloud / Stitcher no matter where if you like the show please rate us and leave a comment. Also if this is your first time hearing us you can subscribe to our show on any of those platforms. For an archive of all previous podcast you can go to hospitalitydigitalmarketing.com/podcasts and don’t forget our live video talk show that you can join in every Friday at 10:30 central US time called this week in hospitality digital marketing show. on blab.im or simply go to hospitalitydigitalmarketing.com/blabcasts

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