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  Topic: IOWNERS not receiving enquiry notifications
NewquayGetAway

Replies: 6
Views: 1463

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Personal websites
   Posted: Wed Mar 21, 2012 8:15 pm   Subject: Re: IOWNERS not receiving enquiry notifications
Not receiving email from iowners about enquiries but am in the rental section of iowners. Anyone having same problem?

I know it's obvious but have you checked your spam folder?
  Topic: People who want to pay on arrival
NewquayGetAway

Replies: 21
Views: 5433

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Handling rental enquiries
   Posted: Sun Mar 18, 2012 3:47 pm   Subject: Re: People who want to pay on arrival
I have just had two last minute bookings from French families, both of whom have put up a fight about paying the whole rental cost in advance of their arrival.

I thought that I'd lost one of them o ...
  Topic: Strange 2012 so far!
NewquayGetAway

Replies: 138
Views: 40789

PostForum: Bookings   Posted: Sun Mar 18, 2012 3:44 pm   Subject: Strange 2012 so far!
After a very quiet February, which could be down to the fact that most of summer is already booked, we've just had another flurry - the last full week between march and August has now gone, plus a lit ...
  Topic: How much deposit do you charge?
NewquayGetAway

Replies: 24
Views: 14613

PostForum: Bookings   Posted: Sun Mar 18, 2012 3:37 pm   Subject: Re: How much deposit do you charge?
When we started holiday letting, we tried to keep things simple and chose a fixed deposit (150 per week) regardless of the season. Advantages were that it simplified things for us when handling the a ...
  Topic: Group booking for two properties
NewquayGetAway

Replies: 10
Views: 11785

PostForum: Bookings   Posted: Sun Mar 18, 2012 3:35 pm   Subject: Re: Group booking for two properties
For those of you with two or more properties, I'm wondering how to handle requests/what to expect for bookings that want both properties.

As they are small and seat four on the sofas and four for d ...
  Topic: An unwelcome hidden extra
NewquayGetAway

Replies: 3
Views: 1051

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Personal websites
   Posted: Wed Mar 14, 2012 10:12 pm   Subject: Re: An unwelcome hidden extra
A member has just kindly told us that we had unwittingly imported a link to casino insider .ca to our home page.

We had taken some 'free' buttons, not realising they came with that little extra. ...
  Topic: .com or .co.uk
NewquayGetAway

Replies: 9
Views: 2861

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Personal websites
   Posted: Wed Mar 14, 2012 10:10 pm   Subject: .com or .co.uk
More important than .com/.co.uk is where your site is hosted.

To give an idea of how significant that is, we originally hosted in the US ('cos it was cheap) but moved to the UK. Within 6 days, we h ...
  Topic: Google Analytics configuration tools
NewquayGetAway

Replies: 1
Views: 657

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Personal websites
   Posted: Wed Mar 14, 2012 10:07 pm   Subject: Google Analytics configuration tools
looks cool, I normally do things like that manually but might save me some time next time I have to embed google analytics.
  Topic: .com or .co.uk
NewquayGetAway

Replies: 9
Views: 2861

PostForum: 
Personal websites
   Posted: Sun Mar 11, 2012 12:02 pm   Subject: Re: .com or .co.uk
Hi all, new member to your website, must say really impressed by the info available on here.

My question is .com or .co.uk?

We have an apartment in Turkey that we are planning on setting a webs ...
  Topic: Bookings slow
NewquayGetAway

Replies: 34
Views: 16251

PostForum: UK & Ireland   Posted: Sun Mar 11, 2012 11:58 am   Subject: Bookings slow
We also quote a weekend price and, like othes, simply says that they have full use of the house for all of Sunday that way they can leave as late as they like on Sunday or miss the Sunday night traffi ...
  Topic: Places of Interest page
NewquayGetAway

Replies: 5
Views: 5475

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How to build your own personal website from scratch
   Posted: Sun Mar 11, 2012 11:56 am   Subject: Places of Interest page
I have a local info page with links to the places of interest within reasonable distance and have been pleasantly surprised to have my website visited by people who googled the place of interest in qu ...
  Topic: Optimising for the search engines
NewquayGetAway

Replies: 15
Views: 11505

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How to build your own personal website from scratch
   Posted: Sun Mar 11, 2012 11:54 am   Subject: Optimising for the search engines
Just a little pointer regarding getting the most impact from the search engines, here's a little guide provided by Site Pro News ...
1) Target one word for each page: A huge mistake that many beginne ...
  Topic: Rental Calendar - a good one which has no ads
NewquayGetAway

Replies: 14
Views: 11923

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How to build your own personal website from scratch
   Posted: Sun Mar 11, 2012 11:51 am   Subject: Rental Calendar - a good one which has no ads
Hi Alan

to get the calendar to work in a web page try this in a web page ( your web site)


<iframe src="http://www.vacationfrance.com/future/property_calendar_en.php?id=2100" w ...
  Topic: LONG TIME...NO QUERIES - FREAKING OUT!!!!!
NewquayGetAway

Replies: 11
Views: 1760

PostForum: 
Rental listing sites
   Posted: Sun Mar 11, 2012 11:45 am   Subject: LONG TIME...NO QUERIES - FREAKING OUT!!!!!
Yes.. I have had more conversions from my own website this year then from rental sites.
That is also a new one for me, especially as I haven't bothered with it very much, so perhaps I will also pay ...
  Topic: Wordpress or Joomla, which is the better for a rental site?
NewquayGetAway

Replies: 10
Views: 3167

PostForum: 
Personal websites
   Posted: Sat Mar 10, 2012 8:51 am   Subject: Re: Wordpress or Joomla, which is the better for a rental si
Hello,

Having done HTML websites for many years, I am now experimenting with both Wordpress and Joomla as a platform for the next generation website, and to create something more interactive for o ...
 
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