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Interactive Sites Becomes Google Success Story

SCOTTSDALE, AZ – Interactive Sites has become the first success story for the Google Sitemaps beta project, reinforcing itself as a leader in hospitality search engine optimization (SEO) solutions.

The Google Sitemaps beta project is an experiment designed to aid site owners with tackling two current challenges: keeping Google informed about new web pages or updates, and increasing the coverage of web pages in the Google index.

With research from comScore Networks showing that 92% of searchers view search as a relevant tool for planning travel, search engine optimization should be firmly implanted in the marketing mix for any hotel or resort heading into 2006. Lack of a search strategy translates into lost revenue potential. That was Interactive Sites’ primary motivation for engaging with the Google project. Our goals were to ensure that our clients, using the Hands-On™ Web Content Management System (CMS), had every opportunity to keep Google informed of website content changes, which leads to increased exposure opportunities and, hence, revenue generation possibilities. 

“Our Web CMS has now achieved a new level of SEO friendliness towards Google, which commonly we find is the number one search engine to refer traffic to our clients’ sites.  We’re even more pleased that it provides revenue opportunities for our clients” comments James Carr, CTO of Interactive Sites.

Interactive Sites / Google success story can be seen at: https://www.google.com/webmasters/sitemaps/stories/success.html.

Further information about the Hands-On™ Web CMS can be found here:
http://www.interactivesites.com/web_cms/handson_cms/

About Interactive Sites
Interactive Sites is a leading developer of Web-based products and software solutions for the hospitality industry. Interactive Sites has been providing online revenue generating solutions for more than 12 years to over 14,000 hotels, resorts and casinos worldwide. It provides award-winning Web site design and development, Web content management (Hands-On™ Web CMS), online groups & meetings management applications (PlanIt Online™, ShareIt Online™), search engine marketing and optimization and also e-mail marketing solutions.  For more information please contact Interactive Sites at 480-707-1600, or visit www.interactivesites.com


 

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Contact:

Interactive Sites Inc.
Tom Dibble
Director of Internet Marketing
office 480.707.1600
fax 480.707.1601
direct 480.707.1707
tdibble@interactivesites.com
www.interactivesites.com


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