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Responsive Website Conversion Roundup

September 28th, 2015 by Shawn Kerr

This past year was a busy season for our web design staff.  In addition to all the new website designs and redesigns going on, there were also a large number of clients looking to improve the internet marketing efforts of their current site with a responsive website conversion.  This upgrade to responsive web design ensures… (Read More)

Google Hotel Finder Changes and What They Mean to B&B Inns

August 30th, 2015 by Shawn Kerr

Recent updates to Google Hotel Finder metasearch change the way its users will find lodging. This article will explore the three major changes and how our bed & breakfast inn, boutique hotel and other distinctive lodging clients can stay competitive as Google makes Hotel Finder metasearch more sophisticated and begins to enter the Online Travel… (Read More)

A Custom Responsive WordPress Website for the New Owners of Knickerbocker Mansion

August 27th, 2015 by Shawn Kerr

We are pleased to announce the August 20 launch of the custom responsive WordPress website for Knickerbocker Mansion at Big Bear Lake, California. Vickie & Ed Harris, the new owner-innkeepers Knickerbocker Mansion, a longtime web client of InsideOut Solutions, knew it was time to redesign the inn’s website and contacted Pat McCauley to request a proposal.  Pat… (Read More)

Google Hotel Finder Direct Booking Is Being Tested

July 28th, 2015 by Shawn Kerr

Google began initial testing of its hotel room reservation system in early July. There has been no official announcement from the search engine about this new service or when it will begin wider testing, but when, not if, it rolls out, the presence of a Google Hotel Finder direct booking engine is serious business for… (Read More)

How to Fix Your Apple Maps Business Location

June 29th, 2015 by Shawn Kerr

With all the focus on local search on Google it is easy to forget about Apple, but keep in mind that Apples iOS operating system and it’s default Apple Maps application remains a close second to Android’s Google-based operating system and maps.  In this article I will provide the information on how to fix problems… (Read More)

A Responsive Dude Ranch Web Design Launched for a New Client

June 25th, 2015 by Shawn Kerr

We are proud to announce the June 2 launch of the new custom dude ranch web design for Blacktail Ranch, a premier guest ranch in Montana. Sandra Renner, co-owner of this Montana dude ranch, stopped by our vendor booth at the 2014 Dude Ranch Association convention and chatted with Pat McCauley about redesigning the Blacktail… (Read More)

How to Change a Google Business Summary

May 31st, 2015 by Shawn Kerr

In this blog post you will learn how to work directly with Google to fix your Google business summary, the brief editorial text seen in various places on Google. If you already know the who, what, where, when and why of Google’s editorial summaries, you can go directly to learn how you can request an… (Read More)

A Custom Responsive WordPress Theme for a Hawaiian Resort

May 29th, 2015 by Shawn Kerr

We are happy to announce the May launch of the new website for Kilauea Lodge, a charming resort offering country inn lodging, a restaurant and wedding & event facilities minutes from Volcano Village on the Island of Hawai’i. When they called Pat at InsideOut Solutions about a new website design, Kilauea Lodge owner Lorna Larsen-Jeyte… (Read More)

Custom Responsive Web Design for a Mt. Rainier Resort

April 29th, 2015 by Shawn Kerr

We are proud to announce the release of the new Mounthaven Resort website on April 17. The new website features a custom responsive web design built in WordPress. The cutting edge HTML5 coding and CSS3 styling standards used in the design will provide a competitive advantage to the online marketing efforts of owners James and… (Read More)

Link Building for SEO: 6 Steps to Earn Links with Outreach

April 29th, 2015 by Shawn Kerr

This article, which deals with the steps to take to earn links with your outreach efforts, is the fourth part of my series on Link Building for SEO. If you aren’t familiar with link building basics, how to start a campaign, or what outreach is I recommend you read: Part 1 – The Basics Part… (Read More)

Responsive Bed and Breakfast WordPress Theme for Longtime Client’s Website Redesign

March 31st, 2015 by Shawn Kerr

We are pleased to announce the launch of the new 1795 Acorn Inn website, which features a completely customized responsive bed and breakfast WordPress theme built in cutting edge HTML5 code and CSS3 styling to ensure a competitive edge in the online marketing efforts of innkeeper Sheryl Mordini. Thanks to this redesign, the 1795 Acorn Inn… (Read More)

Google Mobile-Friendly Algorithm – Is Your Website Ready?

March 24th, 2015 by Shawn Kerr

The launch of a new Google mobile-friendly algorithm is scheduled for April 21, 2015. The official statement from Google indicates that it is critical for website owners who are marketing to mobile device users to make sure their website is ready for this change, or lose visibility in and traffic from Google mobile search. What Is the… (Read More)

Transferring Ownership of an Inn, B&B, or Dude Ranch?

February 28th, 2015 by Josh Wise

Transferring or taking ownership of a new business in any industry can be a daunting task. On the one hand, if you’re the seller and you care anything about the business, you want it to go into good hands and you want the transition to be a smooth one. On the other hand, taking over… (Read More)

Get Customized Monthly Google Analytics Reporting

February 27th, 2015 by Josh Wise

Often, our clients want to dig in a little deeper to see how their site is performing. Unfortunately most soon come to realize that they don’t have the time to learn the more complicated aspects of Google Analytics and how to find and understand the data that they need to see. Sometimes, they’re not even sure… (Read More)

Google Knowledge Graph Gets Social

January 26th, 2015 by Josh Wise

Ever been searching for a business in Google and wish that you could see its social profiles in the search results? If so, your wait is over. Late in 2014, Google created some template coding that enables users to add social media profiles (Facebook, Twitter, Pinterest, etc.) into their website’s own coding. After a short time, these… (Read More)

Introducing Millennials, Your New Guests

December 16th, 2014 by Josh Wise

The Millennials? No, it’s not a science fiction TV show or a new, bestselling novel. It’s my age group, those born from the early 1980’s until the early 2000’s. If you’re just now hearing about them, it’s time to start doing some research because their purchasing power is estimated to be around $200 billion in… (Read More)

Longtime Client Gets Responsive Site by InsideOut Solutions

November 19th, 2014 by Josh Wise

We’re proud of the relationship we have with Teresa and Michael at Azalea Inn. For over 5 years we have worked together to present the beauty of Azalea Inn to the visitors across the web. Ours is a successful relationship, one that has strengthened over time. Recently, Teresa explained that they needed to update the site in… (Read More)

Responsive Website Launched for New Client by InsideOut Solutions

November 6th, 2014 by Josh Wise

It’s always gratifying when anyone compliments our website designs. We believe we generate quality work and our clients aren’t bashful about confirming that. But even better is when a new client references site designs from our portfolio when describing what look and feel they want. This brings us to the responsive website launch for one of our… (Read More)