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5 Things Every Accommodation Website Should Have

The below guide tells you everything you need to know about what your accommodation website should have to be successful. We’ve compiled a simple infograph to show you exactly what makes a good website work. Take a look at the 5 main components that your website needs to have to not just look brilliant, but…

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Our Website Came Out Top!

We recently had one of our websites scrutinised by the Tourism Department Experts at the University of Surrey – as part of a marketing initiative that one of our website owners attended. Her site was the highest rated website out of the whole group!  The experts determined that “the site was joyful to browse”, well…

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Is your website now ‘Old Hat?!

An easy way to check if it’s time you got a new website… Is your website as visually appealing as possible? When people visit your site, they see it as a reflection of your accommodation. If your site looks professional and is loaded with useful information, readers will rate you higher than if your site…

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Do I need an SSL Certificate for my website?

Updated 25 July 2018 The short answer is “Yes” if you have, or wish to have, an enquiry form or any other form on your website that takes personal data, such as visitor name, email address etc. The new GDPR legislation is now enforceable, and any sites that have a form that doesn’t have an…

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Does Adding Extra Domains Help SEO?

Micro Sites to aid search engine optimisation

We’ve noticed an increase in emails from our website owners, asking the question whether they should purchase additional website addresses that contain a good search phrase eg selfcateringrentaltorbay.co.uk The simple answer is “No”, not if they plan to simply point this domain at their existing site. Google counts unique web addresses (including domains) as being…

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We received Orkney Fudge!

One of our favourite things is to hear positive comments from our customers, and we received a great and unexpected surprise today from a lovely couple whose second website with us recently went live…they sent us some lovely Orkney fudge and card – which has quite made our week! If you would like to see…

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When is it time to get a website (or Revamp an old one?!)

When is the time to get a website, or re-vamp an older website?  Having your own website will reduce your reliance on large booking sites… as seen in the case of a recent customer of ours, who up until now received the majority of his bookings via HomeAway.  Recent changes in HomeAways policies has had…

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Free Website Check Up – The Web Doctor’s In The House!

Is your website a bit off colour?  Not feeling it’s best?  We can tell you what ails your website; how you can improve functionality or appearance, and also to let you know how you can improve the marketing of your website and accommodation. Simply fill in our online form, and one of our team will…

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“Our new website is amazing”

We just wanted to share this lovely review we received today! “Our new website is amazing. The whole process from our initial enquiry was smooth flowing and our website is even better than we imagined. Communication with Web Design for Accommodation was excellent. Our ideas for colour schemes, layout, function and material for every part…

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