If you've read my introductory blog post, you know that I've had a knack for self employment since I was a wee one. I've always wanted to own my own business.
Anyone who has met me, ever, knows I am not a morning person. I'm also incredibly difficult to wake up. That being said, I have never jumped out of bed so fast as the first time the hostel fire alarm went off in the night.
My previous post talked about the importance of time management. Ironically, I stayed up until 3am writing that particular post even though I had a 6am wake up call the next morning.
I found a great way to visualize my hostels reviews over time so I can quickly spot trends in our customer service performance. It's called TableTools2 and it works with Firefox. The tool will create charts from data on any table on any website.
This is a quick tutorial on how to use our webinar software, Go to Webinar.
When you join one of our online events for hostels, you will see a control panel on the right side of your screen.
Don't Automate Direct Messages
Framejacking refers to sending someone a link that hijacks the destination website with an HTML frame. The two most common ways that links are framejacked are with ow.ly (Hootsuite) and su.pr (Stumbleupon). Framejacking is considered annoying by many Twitter users -- here's why:
I'm a daily Twitter user (@hostelmana) and spend a lot of time encouraging hostels to use Twitter as well as
There is a type of redirect called a meta refresh redirect that I've seen on several hostel websites lately. There are a couple of reasons why I recommend not using this kind of redirect on your website.
This is the first part in a series on productivity software for hostels. Use these tools for creating marketing materials like flyers, posters and websites. Edit your hostel photos without having to buy expensive software like Adobe Photoshop ($699). All of the software on this page is free!