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Ms. Rose

Clara Rose

Founder & Chief Executive Officer, Influence MATTERS

Clara Rose was a communications major in college, she found it suited her personality, offering an outlet for her writing and creative side. After college she worked in a variety of positions that focused on the written and spoken word but found that in each position, she gravitated toward educating and leading others.

Ms. Rose also discovered she had a passion for business and personal development. She has built a life-long career around educating professionals, about business and personal development, using the written and spoken word.

As a Content Strategist, Editor, and Publisher, Ms. Rose works with entrepreneurs and professionals who want to craft their messaging and expand their influence. For more than twenty years, they have turned to Ms. Rose, to help them identify their vision and mission statement, strategize their messaging, and create content and tools, to help them succeed.

Ms. Rose is the chief editor for RoseDale Publishing, a press mark that produces business books for professionals. She is the creator of the Brainstorm & Blueprint Method, a proprietary process for book building, from conception through publication. Her new business book series, Everything MATTERS is available soon.

Additionally, she is the founder of the SAVVY Business Builders movement; an online group for sharing knowledge, tips, and tools, for business and professional development.

Ms. Rose believes success is a matter of influence, but influence is not accidental. It comes from the implementation of a sound strategy, with the correct resources and tools.  

Ms. Rose is the founder and CEO of Influence MATTERS, a consulting practice focused on writing, speaking, and leading, to establish and expand influence.

Please visit http://www.craftingyourmessage.com for more information.

Ms. Rose can be contacted at +1 727-267-3304 or hello@craftingyourmessage.com

Coming up in October 2020...

Revenue Management: Maximizing Profit

Hotel Revenue Management continues to evolve at a blistering pace. Driven by technological innovation and new distribution channels, there are some dynamic opportunities for expansion in this fast-growing field. The technology is primarily designed to help revenue managers further refine their operations and pricing models to maximize hotel profit. For example, hotels can't be all things to all people, so a key strategy is to precisely identify their target audience. By employing geo-targeting techniques and analyzing behavior such as previous bookings, on-property purchases and online shopping practices, there is an increased capability to define guest demographics. By segmenting customers in more specific ways, hotels are able to create more personalized experiences which, in turn, allow managers to optimize their room rates. It is also an effective way to fulfill the unique needs and preferences of the individual. Another methodology is to consistently monitor the competition's pricing strategies. There are software tools that analyze a competitor's current rates, and then allow a hotel to make its own pricing adjustments. It is also a useful means to conduct forecasting models. Other technologies that are being integrated into a revenue manager's toolkit include Artificial Intelligence in the form of automated algorithms, and Voice Recognition (VR) for data inquiries, rate changes, and booking behavior. Predictive and analytic software programs are also being leveraged to provide more forward-looking data, instead of the usual reliance on historical performance. These metrics allow managers to be more proactive - rather than reactive - with their revenue strategy. The October issue of the Hotel Business Review will examine these developments and report on how some leading hotels are executing their revenue management strategies.