Where do we advertise?
Our Website: We have a professional reservation management system that keeps our calendars synced in real time, provides an individual listing for each property, marketing tools, online booking, an owner portal and other great features to aide in our productivity. The reservation management system stays up to date on what best brings our website to the forefront on google. In addition, we accept ALL major credit cards and checks through our reservation management system.
We make our marketing decisions based on our knowledge of the current rental market, and utilize google analytics to track our web based advertising. We also attend local, regional, and national meetings/conferences to ensure we are well educated and informed of any new market trends, and any legislation that may impact our area.
HomeAway/VRBO: We have an optional tier to advertise here. The calendar ties in with our website to ensure updated calendars.
Airbnb: A listing on this site is included automatically. The calendar ties in with our website to ensure updated calendars.
Bowdoin College: We utilize the fact that many visitors come in to visit with their children or return to the special place after going to college here. We advertise both our company and individual rentals in different variances through Bowdoin College.
Maine Tourism Association: There are a variety of opportunities and publishing that this association puts out that Your Island Connection advertises in in addition to their website.
Harpswell Business Association: We have a listing on their website in addition to being in their “map” which is a printed publication that is distributed for free to area businesses for their patrons to pick up for free.
At different times we advertise in the following places depending on the property.
- Trips with Pets
- Other Magazines and Newspapers across the country
- Local Hospitals and businesses that have traveling employees, which includes contacting their human resources department to give them information.
- Local Publications including but not limited to Harpswell Anchor, and Downeast Magazine
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