Category Archives: Website Tips

The best way to get people to look at your site? Tell your customers to go to it!

You need to sell your site!  Do you ever watch the news at night? Do you hear them talk about a local event? They don’t tell you everything, but they DO say ‘go to our website, xyz.com, for full details’.  This is because every time one of their viewers (customers) goes to their website it counts […]

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Creating several great blog posts, from one idea

I hear from agents time and again that they aren’t sure what to write in their blog posts.  I recently recommended an article from HubSpot on how to turn one idea into multiple blog posts, but I thought we should look at an example from the travel industry perspective.

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Newsletter registration or guest registry?

Every NexCite has the capability of adding a “registration box” as a module. This collects information from your customer and adds that information into your customer data base. You can collect just an email address; an email address including first and last names; or email address first and last names as well as a physical […]

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The power of supplier content

Why do you need supplier content? Because your customers want to “shop” and see what options are available to them for their next vacation. If you don’t have supplier content available for them to shop, you’re not giving them the opportunity to see all the vacation options that are out there from your preferred suppliers.

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Tip of the week – Online Photo Editor

I wanted to share with you a cool FREE online photo editor called Pic Monkey http://www.picmonkey.com/. It will allow you to create a collage, touch up your pictures, add text onto your pictures, and then add effects, filters, frames, stickers & more.

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How to Add the All-Important Title Tag to each page of your website

Do you know the phrase, “build it and they will come” ? Well, with websites that doesn’t work very well. You can build it, but if nobody knows it’s there, they won’t know to come. So your question is, “how do I get people to come to my website?” One of the answers is by […]

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Tip of the week – Have you thought about using your Auto-responder to sell travel?

This great tip is courtesy of one of my agents. She was out of the office on a trip to Israel and set up her auto-responder to mention where she was, what she was seeing and even added a link to her website.

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Tip of the week – Update your pages with custom offers

We at Passport Online pride ourselves with our agencies websites not having expired content, HOWEVER some of our agents have created their own pages listing specials and are not updating those pages when the offers expire. Here is an example of Valentine’s cruise page,  notice that you need to call the agency before February 16. […]

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What makes a good home page?

This is a question we get asked a lot. Cynthia and I gave a webinar called “What Makes A Good Website? ” for HomeBasedTravelAgent.com/TravelProfessionalCommunity.com recently Lets take a look at some of the components of a good home page (and some examples of good home pages). Remember, every agency is different, so take these ideas and […]

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Tip of the week – How do I keep people on my site?

I really want to thank Kari Thomas, from Will Travel,  for her suggestion for this Tip of the week:  “How do I keep people on my website?”

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