On The 8th Day: Find New Sites To Promote Your Vacation Rental

Erin Colbert —  January 1, 2013

search engine marketingFor the eighth day of MyVR Marketing Tips, your mission is to search for new places to promote your vacation rental website online.

You’ve already updated your listing on the vacation rental directories; today’s focus is broader, to include search engines and business directories.

Some key sites you’ll want to look at include:

Why should you spend time promoting your vacation rental in so many different locations? Because doing so:

  • Helps you connect with new groups of people who may or may not use other sites you’re advertising on.
  • Helps boost your website in search engine results, which give some consideration to the number of relevant external sites that point to your website.

The U.S. Travel Association says that at least 76 percent of travelers do their planning online; investing this time makes it easier for them to find you.

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This post is part of our 12 Days of Vacation Rental Marketing series. Subscribe to the blog and we’ll send you an email each day with a new post.

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One response to On The 8th Day: Find New Sites To Promote Your Vacation Rental

  1. Great blog, each one better than the last!! Thanks for sharing all this wisdom to make our vacation rental business more successful!!