How do you get free advertising for holiday accommodation, you may own a flat or a small home in some wonderfull town but lack the exposure for renting your spot out to some holiday makers.What do I get for free?
* After you Post your accommodation listing
your Ad will appear on our home-page.
* You then get viewed by our many International visitors.
* You will receive a password so that you can view any messages or edit your advert.
* You can remove your Ads at any time.I have outlined some steps to get free advertising for your accommodation.Step 1. Post your accommodation for free here
This is a nice and free way to advertise your listing for free, you can write a description of what you have, how many bedrooms, please include sights and attractions aswell as a nice photo. If you have a website link please dont hesitate to post that also.Step 2.
Type [accommodation advertising] into any search engine and you should find dozens of free advertising websites that allow you to post your accommodation for free.Step 3.
Start a Website if you dont already own one. Hire a developer who knows about Search Engine Marketing. After this your going to need Google Adwords. what is Adwords you may ask, well google allows you to get your website positioned on the sponsored ads results for a very small and affordable fee. Even if your on a budget, the cost is fairly minor and you can limit what you spend on advertising per day, on average you should be able to reach 20 people or so a day. You only need one person willing to stay in your accommodation to cancel the costs for a years worth of advertising from Google !Step 5.
Get listed in free travel guides and magazines. Alot of travel sites are available, and they often will list your holiday accommodation for free, or a small fee. Some even may negotiate a fee or percentage for sending you paying customers.Step 6.
List your accommodation on Gumtree, inetgiant or even start a group on facebook dedicated to the region your holiday home is in. Social networking can bridge the gaps between profit and loss, these websites get large amounts of traffic and people are always searching for something to visit )Step 6.
Print a few cheap flyers and take a drive to your local hospital, information desk or friendly cafe. Post your flyers, youll be surprised how many people will contact you about some reletive who would love to contact you about your accommodation.Step 7.
Find any backpacker accommodation in your area. These businesses are often willing to allow you to place your flyers in their information area, this may even help you make new connections into the travel industry and forge new friendships.
From Capetown to New york , the rules stay the same. Dont just sit there and expect the phone to ring, get out there and publish your accommodation in every place possible.