Tag Archives: bookings

What’s Your Unique Selling Point?

USPs are all the rage these days, because they make you stand out in an increasingly crowded marketplace. Given how full of character – and, yes, “quirky” even! – B&Bs and guest houses can be, they’re in a great position … Continue reading

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Winning Images – Part 2

5 More Ways That Great Photos Can Boost Your Bookings Great photos can massively enhance the first impression guests received from your website – and therefore boost your bookings. Here are a few clever strategies to really drive home the … Continue reading

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VisitScotland Update

freetobook connecting with VisitScotland One of the most exciting things on the horizon for freetobook is our new connection with VisitScotland. VisitScotland has a new accommodation search system that allows all B&Bs, guest houses, small hotels etc in Scotland to … Continue reading

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Wonderful Widgets

Why your widget is so important to your business! A sports car may be beautifully styled, but if it can’t go anywhere it’s just… well, a sculpture. In the same way, no matter how good your website looks – and … Continue reading

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What to do when VisitScotland suddenly closes its online booking service…

It came as bit of a bombshell to lots of hospitality businesses when VisitScotland suddenly announced the withdrawal of its online booking system.  Many, including myself, would argue that this was long overdue. VisitScotland’s foray into this area over the … Continue reading

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New Default Widget Search Date

Brand new functionality from Freetobook offers you even more flexibility by enabling you change the default search date on your booking widget. In the past it was automatically set for 7 days in advance. Now you can set it to … Continue reading

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Ayrshire Bed and Breakfast Association gets Online

ABBA Case Study : Brochure websites no longer work, your customers want  to book online. Getting your Association online – Ayrshire Bed & Breakfast Association Case Study Many websites created by accommodation associations are informative but don’t offer a great user … Continue reading

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Your Website-Bite Sized Winning Strategies (1of10)

Great websites a winning strategy. A winning website is a worthwhile investment. Like it or not your customers will form a view about you and your property based on what they see and how they interact with your website. The first … Continue reading

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Cleaning Report

Because we know that running your own accommodation means having to do a million things at once, at Freetobook we’re always coming up with new innovations to make life easier for you. Our recently added Cleaning Report will help you … Continue reading

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Extras get you extras

In an era of rising costs and tighter margins, it’s more important than ever to add value to your bookings. It make sense to offer paid extras that will enhance your guests’ experience and earn you extra money. With freetobook … Continue reading

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