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Dear <<First Name>>
BedPosts is changing
Read why 14th October 2015 is a significant deadline date if you have not already opened an advertising account

If you haven't yet opened an advertising account:
  • login to the forum area,
  • click on the red control panel at the top of the page, then
  • follow the straightforward and extensive help in the right-side panels
Display availability on your advertisement
If your advert is live but shows "?" in availability then you should consider opening your free THOR basic availability account and displaying ticks and crosses as appropriate.

Why display availability?
  • It increases the response rate to your advertisement. Without such display visitors will turn to other options where they can expect a positive response.
  • When you are full you get fewer unnecessary phone calls.
Go here to try it out.

Where can I set it up?
In your red Control Panel go to Availability calendar (THOR).

How easy is it to update the calendar?
Just a few clicks of the mouse taking a few seconds each time. Especially easy if you set up your rooms in a generic way. For example if you have 3 double rooms just specify one "double". In this way availability needs to be crossed off only when the last of the 3 is sold.

Does it take bookings and money?
No. When customers find availability they contact you by phone or via your online enquiry form sent by email

Can I use the system elsewhere?
Yes! You can place it on your own website and on other advertising websites and update them all from a single calendar. See Widgets under Availability calendar (THOR) in your control panel.
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The calendar has been in use for about 7 years and was rebranded THOR basic about 4 years ago on this website.

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Date and venue of BedPosts 2016 Conference & BreakAway
Harrogate: 26th & 27th January
Put these dates in your diary. Non-BedPosts members will be welcome. The final details are still being worked upon and will be announced soon. It will, as ever, be a well-crafted blend of learning, business, discussion, revelry and fun. This will be the fifth event. The previous ones were Oxford (2012); Stratford-up-on-Avon (2013); York (2014); and Warwick (2015).