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Forward Thinking Web Solutions is about helping you ATTRACT, CONNECT and KEEP your customers through using online tools. The purpose of this blog is to help provide ideas for being effective online and using your time and money wisely.

Ep. 10 - Social Media Tools for Your RV Park or Campground


Scott, Cory and Steve speak about their favorite social media tools. Why they like them and how they use them. Join Us on the RV & Campground Idea Forum - Google+
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Ep. 8 - Website Security for your Campground or RV Park


Scott and Steve talk about 3 Steps on reducing the risk of having your website compromised by a hacker. Since this episode I have been getting a growing number of  inquiries ​after​ a campground's website has been hacked. Simply put, at a minimum, please make sure you have a firewall on your website, your website is being backed up to an ...
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Ep. 14 - The Importance of Your Domain Name for Your Campground


Scott, Cory & Steve discuss the importance of domain names for your Campground or RV Park.  The discussion began as a result of  people having their website hosted on Wix or WordPress websites.  Simply put we strongly suggest you have your domain be www.yourcampground.com rather than yourcampground.wordpress.com or yourcampground...
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Ep. 12 - Print Material for Your RV Park & Campground


Today we spoke about Email and your Campground or RV Park.  We touched on topics like where you host your email as well as tips on how to ensure that you are effective in your email communication. Join Us on the RV & Campground Idea Forum - Google+
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Ep 15 - Should You Guarantee a Specific Campsite?


Scott, Cory and I decided to discuss this question as I watched Scott get a little animated when the topic came up on whether you should guarantee a specific campsite for someone's stay.   Join Us on the RV & Campground Idea Forum - Google+
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Ep. 14 - How to Price Your Campsites & Services


​Scott, Corey & Steve talk about how to price your campsites and services.  We know that every campground or RV Park is different but our hope is we can learn together and avoid making some pricing mistakes. Join Us on the RV & Campground Idea Forum - Google+
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Ep. 7 - Email Anlaytics and What You Can Learn


In this episode of the Campground and Idea Forum.Scott, Pamela and I take a look at Email Analytics and the importance of using them. What can we learn about open rates, click rates, bounce raters, seasonal shifts that might occur and potential ways of improving our open rates. We also discuss ways of capturing email addresses. Join Us on the RV &a...
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Ep. 6 - Email Marketing and Your Campground or RV Park


Email is NOT dead.  In fact, email can be an effective marketing tools for your campground or RV Park. In today's Hangout on Air, Scott, Pamela and Steve we discuss Email Marketing.  We spent a few minutes talking about  what we enjoy about Mailchimp and some of the advantages. Join us for our weekly 15 minute hangout ...
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