to market your holiday home
This is of particular importance if you are
planning to let your property to the general public and not just friends and family.
are not purchased lightly and people will not rent a property if they feel that
the owner is not trustworthy or reliable. Frequently you will not have the
benefit of meeting your clients face to face, so their only way of judging you
will be by your telephone manner and and by the professional standards that you
maintain in presenting your property.
Use good quality stationary
and brochure material. People are much more receptive to a detailed description
and quality, colour photographs of your property, than a poorly written, black
& white photocopied sheet of paper.
all the property details to hand when you take telephone enquiries for your property.
standard letters prepared on your computer, ready to customise with the potential
Deal with enquires
promptly and keep your promises.
this in mind, you might want to prepare an info-pack, containing a covering letter,
brochure and details of any local attractions, map of the area, etc.
can then post or even e-mail this pack to potential clients.
is a whole range of things you can do to promote your property. The most
basic include placing adverts on your work notice board, your local club or gym
notice board, asking friends to pass on your business cards to interested parties
and leaving a stack of business cards at your property for satisfied guests to
pass onto their friends.
may consider paying to place an advert in one of the many villa and holiday homes
magazines. These are targeted towards people looking to stay in properties
like yours and you should get a good response, however this generally an expensive
option and you are not always guaranteed enough enquiries to justify the outlay.
people place adverts in their local paper's classifieds section, which can be
a good idea. The advantages of this are that the advert will be cheaper
than a holiday magazine, but it will not be as targeted and probably will not
reach as large an audience.
is becoming one of the most popular ways for holiday home owners to advertise
their property. Surprisingly the skills required to build a basic website
are easy to learn and you could be building yourself an online brochure in no
time. Purchasing a domain name and renting webspace can cost you less than
£80.00 per year and you can even use free webspace, from companies similar to
the one that hosts this website. However in the case of promoting your holiday
home, it is highly recommended that you pay for webspace, as it will make your
website appear far more professional.
next stage is promoting your website online. This is very important as just
publishing your website online is not enough. You need to get it noticed
amongst the millions of other websites around the world.
get your desirable traffic doesn't just mean registering with search engines.
Website promotion is a profession in itself and you are required to spend a great
deal of time and effort promoting your site. If you are interested in doing
to website Promotion, for more in-depth advice.
what if you have not got time to build and promote your website? What if
you simply have no inclination to even try building your own site, but you still
want to take advantage of the Internet as a very powerful promotional tool?
could approach a web-design specialist to build the site for you and then promote
it, but even the most basic design could cost you as much as £500.00, plus another
£200.00 per year to promote your site and that's before the yearly maintenance
option to consider would be to add your property to a specialist holiday homes
directory. The company will set up a webpage, which will become your online
brochure, they will have a heavy online promotional budget to get good search
engine rankings and most importantly, a substantial supply of targeted customers.
of this for a fraction of the cost that a web designer will charge. Take jmlvillas.com
for example, they advertise in an array of national newspapers, holiday magazines,
whilst spending time, money and effort building reciprocal links and achieving
high search engine rankings, when combined brings heavy, targeted traffic, all
looking for holiday homes.
only costs £12.50 per year (Including VAT) to advertise
on their site - This is a lot less than you would pay for a domain name and webhosting,
let a lone the huge promotional advantages that come with it.
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