most popular customer service element consumers desire on
a company's website is the general telephone number - 86%
seek the number online". source: emarketeer.com August
made its first flight out of the nest and onto the web early
in 2001, mostly building web sites for tourism businesses.
We now have a continually expanding portfolio
of sites ranging from accommodation businesses to regional
attractions, arts and crafts, Traidcraft,
plus some non-uk sites. As a regionally-based business,
most of our clients are based throughout Northumbria and
the North East of England, but some are also overseas.
ensuring from day one that all sites are built to be search-engine
friendly, our customers achieve a steadily increasing percentage
of business directly from their Snowgoose web sites, with
some rates as high as 80-90%, depending on their business
the latest on grant aid, funding and other
issues here. If you need quotes to apply for financial help,
just ask Snowgoose. We're always happy to help. See also a very
useful site which enables you to search for all types of grants
and funding at www,j4b.co.uk
you provide accommodation then check out this list of directories.
You can use these as a start to your online Marketing campaigns.
Take care who you spend your money with though - some websites
are much better value than others.
web site for bringing in the business. This is a great guide
for self-catering properties. It performs exceptionally
well in the search engines and is listed in all the "right"
places for maximum exposure. Snowgoose customers have reported
good results from this throughout 2001 and 2002.
Still one of the best performers for serviced accommodation.
One of the oldest accommodation directories on the web, this
is one of the few accommodation sites which actually can bring
in enquiries and bookings.
A good source of information from our accommodation friends
over the "pond" in the USA. Take a minute to sign
up for their newsletter - a handy source of information on all
things promotional especially for accommodation providers.
Getting a Web site designed is only half the job - without WEB
PROMOTION you are just another needle in the haystack. You can
start to promote your site on-line here.
But make sure your web site is in good shape first by reading
up on how to improve your web
your Own Site
If you have your own computer and you want to save money by
promoting your site yourself we tell you what is involved, and
for tourism businesses we give you loads of sites to promote
We specialise in Web sites for tourism businesses
because we've researched this field and because it is ideally
suited to the World Wide Web. The Internet presents a wonderful
opportunity for tourism businesses here in Northumbria.
Snowgoose produce Web sites built for speed, ease of use and
clarity of information about you and your business. Our emphasis
is on text content ('content is king') in a neat, attractive
and easy-to-follow on-line brochure that will reap you maximum
benefits on the Internet.
the Open Directory (DMOZ)
- 2nd biggest
search engine after Yahoo!