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http://www.stayeat.com

RATING: New Guide
    Date last reviewed: 2/15/2006
    Score: 38

Area Covered:
USA (has related Canadian site www.stayeat.ca)
Listing Type/Number:
Has about 300 listings with up to 1000 word (or more) description, picture, reservation request form, review form and link. Several thousand more have contact & description only.
Description:
From home page, select state from map or list. State page shows regions and list of cities in each. Select city for inns in that city.
Also displays of featured inns starting on home page, 5 to a page, in no discernable order.
Quality Assurance:
Provides for guest comments.
Other:
Has reservation request form. Has blog. Has forum. Guide cooperated in facilitating review and verifying data.

Innkeeper Info:
  • Promotion: "All sites are created on a blog content management system and listings are treated as blog syndication entries, which are therefore syndicated across the web and very seo friendly" and "We have also created the site with seo criteria in mind. Giving the potential guest enough information to make a decision, but keeping the listing in a concise format with a large amount of textual content to give the search engines enough text to comb through."
  • Rates: $54.95 for standard linked listing; basic contact is free. Offers discounts for association members.
  • Contact: 1-780-488-9231 or info@stayeat.com
  • Comments: Guide also operates industry blog and does design/hosting.
    Web Presence Evaluation:
  • Not among the guides evaluated by Inntelligent.com.
  • Google® page rank of home page: 3/10.
  • My B&B Results:
    • Basic contact listing only.
    • Listing provided no proven guest-nights at my 1-unit B&B.

  • Ratings Summary (see criteria for details)
    A (of 20) - 3
    B (of 20) - 11
    C (of 30) - 11
    D (of 10) - 8
    E (of 5) - 2
    F (of 10) - 1
    G (of 5) - 2

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