Month: February 2010

Maine Innkeeping Academy Workshop Information and Schedule

Announcing Maine Innkeeping Academy MIA’s Mission Statement The Art of Breakfast for innkeepers – March 2nd The Art of Social Media for innkeepers – March 3rd Beyond Breakfast – April 7th Social Media, Photos and Photoshop 101 – April 8th For those of you who do not have a Facebook account, details can also be …

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Could the market be turning around for lodging brokerage?

Kingsleigh Inn, Southwest HarborCraignair Inn and Restaurant, St. GeorgeAbbington’s Seaview Motel, Lincolnville I’ve currently got three properties under contract at the moment – and they’re each very different from one another. But the common denominators in each deal is a strong business relative to the price. The sellers have priced the listing right and the …

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UNDER CONTRACT! Abbington’s Seaview Motel and Cottages, Lincolnville, Maine

Abbington’s Seaview Motel and Cottages is 3 miles from the heart of downtown Camden and just a mile or so from Lincolnville Beach, in one of mid-coast Maine’s most popular destinations. This is a great example of a small business in the lodging industry offered at a very reasonable price. A smart buyer looking to …

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Did you know…Maine has the nation’s highest second-home market?

I got my hands on a March issue of Downeast Magazine, hot off the press! The letter from the editor this month shows a map with the location of its subscribers. “There’s a mystique to the Pine Tree State that captures the imaginations of people all across the country.” Imagine, Maine is the nation’s second-home …

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Announcing Maine Innkeeping Academy, brought to you by The Swan Agency Sotheby’s International Realty

I’m pleased to be a part of the newly launched Maine Innkeeping Academy. We’ll be offering an array of seminars and workshops geared toward the current innkeeper as well as our aspiring innkeepers. We’ll keep you up to date with today’s trends in tourism, marketing, technology and the Art of Breakfast. Check out our Facebook …

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More positive news for Freeport, Maine!

Yankee Magazine.com/10 Things Best of New England Readers Choice Awards Freeport, Maine is the favorite shopping town Yankee Magazine Readers’ Best of New England Choice Survey identified Freeport Maine as the favorite shopping town in all of New England-out of 70+ choices-FREEPORT, Maine was voted as the favorite location to shop.The readers also selected their …

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Google Adwords Marketing for Bed and Breakfasts…do you participate?

I’m on a Google Adwords kick…if you are a Maine bed and breakfast and you Google one of THE top search phrases: “Maine bed and breakfasts” – what’s your presence? Are you on the first page? Second? Are you a subscriber to one of the directories that is on the first page? If you aren’t …

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