B&B Guidebook Review
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- Area Covered:
- Listing Type/Number:
- About 250 detailed listings with picture, general description, attractions, and directions. Has about 7000 basic listings with a few duplicates; some of the basic contact listings may have links to inn's home page (allows 25 click-thrus per year).
- From home page, search options are by state, by highway and by city.
- Select state from list, get city list, indicating which have detailed listings. State page also lists highways in state.
- Highway: Enter highway number and get list of states with that highway. Click on state for list of inns by city on that highway.
- City: enter city name and get list of cities with similar name.
- City page also has list of nearby highways and cities with listings.
- Quality Assurance:
- Inns enter "inspected by" and affiliations.
- Has inquiry form. State page has links to road conditions, weather and maps. Guide cooperated in facilitating review and verifying data.
- Innkeeper Info:
- Promotion: Promotes site and inn pages with keywords. Says "We advertise on other web sites and are listed on search engines"
- Rates: Free basic contact allowing 25 clicks-thrus per year, detailed listing is $80 (may have specials) with 100 click guarantee.
- Contact: Use form on site.
- Comments: Has Google® ads on most pages, but not on paid detailed listings.
- Web Presence Evaluation:
- No. 11 of 78 guides evaluated by Inntelligent.com (4 star).
- Composite of INNSTAR/Inntelligent ratings: 7/10.
- Google® page rank of home page: 5/10.
- My B&B Results:
- Listing provided about 3.4% (176) of my B&B's website's guide-sourced unique visitors Jan-Dec 2005 (mostly Mar-Sep).
- Listing provided no proven guest-night at my 1-unit B&B.
Ratings Summary (see criteria for details)
A (of 20) - 4
B (of 20) - 16
C (of 30) - 19
D (of 10) - 9
E (of 5) - 2
F (of 10) - 1
G (of 5) - 2
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