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How to Increase Facebook Fans and Drive Traffic and Revenue To Your Site [Case Study]

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Hotel social media marketing is an important factor to the online success of the property. This Facebook sweepstakes success story summarizes how Milestone helped an upscale, 4-star property in a prime market drive brand awareness and traffic to the hotel’s website.


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Facebook Bans Incentivizing Likes: No More Fan-Gated Sweepstakes

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For several years, fan-gating a sweepstakes (requiring a user to click the like button before the entry form is unlocked) has been an effective method of increasing new fans for a business. All existing applications will continue to work until November 5, but no new applications will be able to have this functionality. But don’t fret: this is not the marketing drawback it seems at first glance!


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The New Google My Business: 3 Things You Should Know

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Google My Business, the next generation of Google Places and Google+ Local, has finally arrived! Designed to be a one-stop shop for business owners and marketers, it effectively brings together a number of Google’s business tools into a single, easy to use dashboard. Learn about the top three things you need to know about the new platform and how Milestone uses is to increase our clients’ profits.


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Increasing Facebook Fans – A Fun & Easy Method [Case Study]

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Hyatt Union Square New York partnered with Milestone Internet Marketing to expand their Facebook audience and drive new fans as well as general property awareness within their weekend travel market. To achieve this goal Milestone created a Facebook sweepstakes contest that would appeal to the young contemporary crowd. The campaign ran for one month and concluded with outstanding results!


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Milestone Garners Top Awards From Horizon Interactive Awards and Communicator Awards


Milestone Internet Marketing recently won several top distinctions for innovative hotel website design, digital marketing strategies, and social media marketing from Horizon Interactive and Communicator Awards.


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Learn How to Navigate through the world of social media [Educational]


Navigating through the world of social media can be confusing, this session will examine tried and true strategies that attract customers and create a “social buzz”.


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Impact of Social Media on Search Engines – An Interview with Duane Forrester from Bing


Does social media play a role in search engine rankings? Duane Forrester guides us through the Bing thought process: “if those signals from social are telling us that you’re important, then obviously we need to pay attention to that.” He expands during this video interview with Benu Aggarwal.


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