HOTEL DIGITAL MARKETING SERVICES
Our focus is marketing for branded hotels.
We identify the gap in where brand marketing stops and hotel marketing begins. No market, hotel, brand or team is the same. Our defined processes ensure the best positioning for your hotel against the comp set and against other hotels of the same brand.
Hotel Marketing Support Services
“We are advocates of the individual property. We maximize the brand opportunities then combine that with additional strategies to maximize online performance. Every hotel is different, every market is different. We put an emphasis on cohesive strategy with sales and revenue management.” ~ Stephanie Sparks Smith
WHY COGWHEEL MARKETING?
We are hoteliers and understand how they work. We focus on sharing our passion, so you understand too.
We maximize hotel brand systems first, then compliment with other tools to drive your total online exposure.
Promote Your Hotel
Every hotel is different. Every market is different. Every team is different. Treat them different.
We have tried and true processes defined per brand based on years of experience
Link the “Cogs” Together
Digital marketing flows into Operations, Sales and Revenue Management. Understand how the “cogs” fit.
Not Your Typical Agency
We know what we do well, and what we don’t. If we are not the right fit, we will recommend someone who is.
FROM THE BLOG
In June 2022, Founder, Stephanie Smith, of Cogwheel Marketing debuted Cogwheel Analytics at the HFTP HITEC e20X Entrepreneur Startup Pitch Competition. In a rigorously timed 4 minute speech, Stephanie shared with the hospitality industry the vision of her digital...
During Commercial Strategy week at HSMAI 2022 in Orlando, owner Stephanie Smith gets on the main stage to discuss a somewhat controversial topic. The presentation is done in a style called Pecha Kucha, so 20 slides and only 20 second per slide. The entire presentation...
Do you ever feel like you are playing a game of whack-a-mole with your images when you go through a hotel renovation? The Hotel Renovation Scenario Your hotel just went through a beautiful renovation. You hired the best brand-approved hotel photographer in the...
Your digital presence is more than just your hotel's website. Studies show that people check between 7 and 35 sites before booking a hotel. Therefore, potential guests need to see you multiple times before your hotel is a part of their consideration set. Your hotel...
Capturing last-minute demand aka walk-ins is still relevant. In fact, it may be more relevant now than it was pre-pandemic. I know we all love and adore our highway signage from the local department of transportation and advertising billboards, but for a hotel that is struggling to ramp back up post-covid, why not put a little funding into something that is “with the times?” I am talking about Map Ads.
What is demystified hotel marketing? Cogwheel Marketing’s Stephanie Smith and Cory Falter from the InnSync Show discuss the importance of maximizing your brand’s marketing efforts.