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So a lodge owner says to us "my web guy says my site traffic and SEO is way better than". Here's how we responded...

Recently we received an email from the owner of a lodge near the Kenai River in Alaska.  He had heard about us and had asked his "SEO expert" about whether he should join and have his lodge listed on The reply he got was "Let's put it this way... your site outranks by a bunch! Your website traffic blows theirs away and your SEO outnumbers their SEO." 

The following is an (almost) verbatim reply we sent about why the advice we was getting was just plain wrong

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7 Ways is different than TripAdvisor

We notice that a lot of our lodge partners are listed on TripAdvisor (which actually pulls all “vacation rental” properties from FlipKey—which they own). While we have no problem with lodges advertising with TripAdvisor, we have some opinions about why is superior for people researching fishing lodges for a fishing vacation. We’re not against TripAdvisor per se, but just want to make the point that for certain niche industries, other sites like can be far more efficient to use.

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