Palmetto Dunes Launches Blog, Video Podcast as Part of Social Media Campaign
HILTON HEAD ISLAND, S.C. (August 11, 2011) â€“Twitter, YouTube and blogs, oh myâ€¦ Palmetto Dunes Oceanfront Resort, a family-friendly golf and tennis resort on Hilton Head Island, has added a new blog and a monthly video podcast to its portfolio of social media efforts.
The Fun in the Sun blog, updated multiple times weekly, keeps current and past guests, as well as those interested in learning more about Palmetto Dunes in the know about the resort through posts written in a fun and conversational tone. Topics range from where to eat at the resort, golf tips and games to play at the beach to details on social media contests and profiles of resort employees.
Readers can subscribe to the blog via email or RSS and posts are also listed on the resortâ€™s Facebook page and Twitter account.
Palmetto Dunes also launched a new video podcast designed to give viewers an â€śinsideâ€ť look at Palmetto Dunes, providing them tips from staffers on how to best enjoy the resort, as well as interesting facts and stats about the many facets of Palmetto Dunes. The â€śInside Palmetto Dunesâ€ť video podcast takes a look at a different topic each month of interest to viewers, such as golf for kids and surf camp.
Viewers can watch the podcast on the resortâ€™s YouTube channel, as well as subscribe to receive the videos as they are posted.
Palmetto Dunes began a strategic social media campaign earlier this year that encompasses a Facebook page, Twitter account, Foursquare checks-ins and deals, as well as the blog and YouTube channel.
About Palmetto Dunes Oceanfront Resort
A 2,000+ acre resort stretching from three miles of prime Atlantic Ocean beach to Shelter Cove Harbourâ€™s â€śshelteredâ€ť inlet adjoining the Intracoastal Waterway on Hilton Head Island, S.C., Palmetto Dunes Oceanfront Resort is consistently recognized among the worldâ€™s finest resorts. The resort features three world-class golf courses, an award-winning tennis center, plus an 11 mile inland salt-water lagoon system for kayaking and fishing. The resort also features a popular marina and Outfitters bike and adventure shop, along with one of the best beaches on the Eastern seaboard. Shelter Cove Harbour & Marina, one of the finest ports of call on the East Coast, is the largest deep-water marina on Hilton Head Island. Shelter Cove features an impressive line-up of unique apparel and gift shops, restaurants and art galleries in a one-of a kind Mediterranean setting. In addition, Shelter Cove is home to a full variety of charters, nature cruises, dolphin tours, sport crabbing and fishing. Shelter Cove is located mid-island on the western side of Hwy. 278 at the entrance to Palmetto Dunes Resort. For information about activities or reservations, please call 866-567-6513 or visit www.palmettodunes.com online.
About Greenwood Communities and Resorts
A recognized leader in the design, management and operation of fine resorts and communities across the Southeast, Greenwood Communities and Resorts excels at creating gracious, contemporary living environments that enrich the lives of owners and guests. Based in Greenwood, S.C., Greenwood Communities and Resorts proudly celebrates 31 years of developing properties which offer truly unique lifestyle opportunities. Each Greenwood property has been strategically designed to maximize the areaâ€™s natural beauty while steadfastly incorporating the principles of intelligent, sustainable land planning. From the rural charm of The Reserve at Lake Keowee in upstate South Carolina to the luxury beachfront resort setting at Palmetto Dunes Oceanfront Resort on Hilton Head Island, Greenwoodâ€™s properties are as unique as the residents who enjoy them. For more information, please call 843-785-1106 or visit www.greenwoodcr.com online.