Instant World Booking now features a great new service for free marketing of hotels, hostels and bed & breakfasts. You’re invited to post your videos on our blogs. This is an excellent way to maximize your online marketing presence, and yet another free service that Instant World Booking offers (boy, we love giving away free stuff). You don’t even need to have a listing on our service.
If you wish to post your videos on one of our blogs, it’s easy. Just decide which blog you wish to post to:
For hotels of all kinds:
- Instant World Booking (you’re here)
For hostels and budget lodging:
- HostelTraveler.com (go to the HostelTraveler.com homepage, and proceed to the blog)
For bed and breakfasts:
- BedBreakfastTraveler.com (go to the BedBreakfastTraveler.com homepage, and proceed to the blog)
Instructions for posting videos on our blog:
Our Blog allows you to share YouTube videos with ease, and supports the latest high quality video protocols (360p and HD quality 720p). It will even be viewable on iPod and iPhone.
Step 1: Register at our blog:
Step 2: Submit a post about your property at the following page:
Step 3: Insert a video link in your post
To insert a YouTube video in your posts, paste the YouTube video URL directly into the text of your post with a prefix of httpv:// (notice the ‘v’).
Important:The URL should just be copied into your post normally and the letter ‘v’ added, do not create a clickable link (i.e., with <a> tags)!
Example: httpv ://www.youtube.com/watch?v=KKjgajXePd8
If you want to embed high quality video (for videos that have them) use httpvh:// instead (Video High).
If you want to embed HD Quality (DVD quality 720p) video use httpvhd:// instead (Video High Defintion).
To embed playlists use httpvp:// (eg. httpvp ://www.youtube.com/view_play_list?p=528026B4F7B34094)
- httpv:// – regular video
- httpvh:// – high quality
- httpvhd:// – HD quality
- httpvp:// – playlist