Website Design

Website design is extremely important for hotels and it can be complicated, but it doesn’t have to be. Focus on smart investments on website design to optimise your booking potential.

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Meet the Creators: SiteMinder’s Mike Ford says “if we can’t find good technology to integrate with, then we build it ourselves”

Mike Ford discusses the partnership between integral SiteMinder products, TheBookingButton and Canvas, and how they help deliver direct bookings to hotels.

Driving direct bookings: Are hotel images more important than guest reviews?

Hotel images could be even more vital than guest reviews when it comes to giving guests a reason to book at your hotel. Explore the topic in this SiteMinder article.

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Hotel Marketing Tips: 7 great examples of hotels getting it right on Instagram

Using Instagram to market your hotel is easy and inexpensive, but can provide huge benefits to your marketing strategy. Use these tips to optimise your photo-sharing.

Catering to mobile bookings for your hotel

How do you solve a problem like mobile-friendly bookings?

Mobile-friendly bookings are constantly on the minds of travellers who want to use their smartphone to book a trip. Hotels should prioritise this.

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6 ways to improve your hotel website load time

Don’t lose bookings to a slow hotel website load time. Ensure your website is optimised to give users a trouble-free experience.

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Hotel Website Templates: What benefits and features should you look for in a website editor?

What are the advantages of using a website builder? What key elements and features should you look for in a hotel website template? SiteMinder explores the topic in this blog post.

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Compare your hotel website design: Does your current website match up to the best?

Looking at your current hotel website, what design features do you think are lacking? This blog looks at some hotel website design inspiration…

Design tips for your hotel website: Why you should make these features your main focus

Why is good website design important for your hotel? And how can you get started if you’re a beginner with no design skills? This SiteMinder blog looks at the best examples of hotel website design for true inspiration…

Hotel SEO Cheat Sheet & Free Webinar: How to improve your Google rankings

What is SEO? Is your hotel website built with SEO in mind? How should you start with your keyword strategy? All this, and more, answered in our blog.

Hotel Marketing Strategy: Why mobile micro-moments and dayparting are the trends to watch in 2017

What are micro-moments? And what is ‘dayparting’ according to Google? Our blog looks at hotel marketing strategies and why mobile bookings are king in 2017.

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Optimising website design: 8 things you didn’t know you could do with SiteMinder’s Canvas

Website design is one of the biggest factors hotels must consider when looking to attract and convert guests. Here’s 8 things you can do with Canvas.

5 things about your hotel’s website that will scare guests away

Here are 5 things about your hotel’s website that will scare your guests away…maybe for good. Find out how to make your website more friendly in this SiteMinder blog…

SiteMinder Demo Video: Canvas Website Creator

Watch this on-demand demo video of SiteMinder’s Canvas, the intelligent website creator for hotels wanting full ownership, control and amplification of their most profitable channel.

Hotel web design: How travellers read your website (…and how to get them to click on call-to-action buttons)

The way that travellers read your website is an important consideration in hotel web design. Here are some strategies to make sure your CTA gets clicked.

Virtual Reality: Is this the new frontier for hotel marketing and booking strategies?

More hoteliers are using virtual reality via tours of their properties to improve their marketing and direct booking strategies. Here’s how you can too…

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