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Recently I was having a discussion with a collegue relating to travel agents.  I have worked in the hospitality business in hotels and vacations rentals for over ten years.  I have come to a realization that if you choose to pay travel agents you are obviously giving a portion of your income and ...
Over the course of the last few months I have been reading articles about how the "social network" affects rankings throughout the search engines.  While google seems to be giving more weight to their own network, Google+, they are beginning to give weight to Facebook.  I believe over time they m...
We recently had the opportunity to take a vacation and go on the Disney Dream Bahamas cruise out of Port Canaveral, Florida. Since I am in the hospitality/vacation industry, I like to give credit when it is due to other companies. I had read several other reviews and did have some concerns going ...
While my hat goes off to the Miami Heat and LeBron James for winning this years NBA Finals, the 2012 NBA Finals will always have an asterick by it for me as being the most lopsided officiated NBA Finals I have ever seen.  Not being a fan of either team, after Game 2 I felt as though the Oklahoma ...
With property management being a hot topic in Hawaii of late, it is ironic that our core continuing education classes relate to property management. This legislative session a few ideas were thrown around in several different bills relating to the issues Hawaii is having with tax evasion and abse...
I just had a video make of Kolea at Waikoloa Beach Resort where the majority of our vacation rentals are. Check it out and let me know what you think. Have you done video? How did it effect your SEO and conversion?
I recently completed two of my business pages on Facebook and Google+ and compared them.  I wanted to get your feedback on what you thought about the two platforms. Simplicity to Build- Google+While both of them were fairly straight forward to build, I found the Google+ page slightly easier to bu...
A week ago I posted a blog about a bill that is before the State of Hawaii regarding vacation rentals.  All the feedback I received was really interesting.  What I did realize was how many people do not even know what the current policies are.  The current policies are hard to understand so that ...
  2011 offered another positive year for the vacation rental industry in Hawaii.  WIth increases in both the overall tourism and the use of vacation rentals, the vacation rental industry saw the most growth of any of the accommodation types in Hawaii. The Hawaii Tourism Authority reported a 3.5% ...
Within the past few months Google has been working to make several changes.  The largest indeavor has been Google +1.  Just recently they put some focus into adjusting analytics as well as some other items. One of the big updates to Google Analytics is that you can see how many people are on your...

Rob Dalton

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I own a vacation rental business at Waikoloa Beach Resort on the Big Island of Hawaii. You will enjoy information about Waikoloa, industry news, as well as info on my vacation rentals and company. Since owning Waikoloa Vacation Rentals I also got into the online marketing aspect of the business. From time to time I will blog about industry news and information related to online marketing.