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101 Ways to Increase Vacation Rental Website Traffic

The vacation rental industry is increasingly growing and expanding. According to predictions, the sector will be worth up to $170 billion by …

Marketing

6 Ways to Prepare Your Vacation Rental for Valentine’s Day

February 14th is drawing near with all its chocolates, hearts and valentines in tow. Whether you get caught up in the romance or not, there’s no …

Dining Rooms

Vacation Rental Scams: 10 Red Flags for Spotting Hoax Guests

For the most part, renting out your vacation home is a safe process. Once you’ve got your vacation rental website in order, you can enjoy seeing the …

6 Reasons You'll Never Increase Your Vacation Rental Bookings

You’ve got a gorgeous vacation rental, kitted out with all the luxuries for a comfortable and welcoming stay. Yet, you’re still not taking the …

Hospitality

Free eBook: The Airbnb Host Guide to Skyrocket Your Bookings

In less than a decade, Airbnb has gone from San Francisco startup to household name. And now more than ever, travelers are favoring the …

Booking Requests: Pros and Cons for Your Vacation Rental

In part one of this series, we looked at the pros and cons of instant booking, but now it’s time to look on the other side of the picture when it …

Instant Bookings: Pros and Cons for Your Vacation Rental

It’s one of the hottest topics in the vacation rental industry right now, and it’s constantly up for debate: should I be accepting instant bookings? …

Hospitality

Vacation Rental Photography: Double Your Bookings with a Single Tweak

Vacation rental photography can double your bookings – truth.<p>But not everyone will make this one change. Bad for them, good for you. If you make this …

Hospitality

Future of the Vacation Rental Industry: What’s In Store?

The vacation rental industry is growing and expanding at an alarming rate, and now, more than ever, vacationers are changing the way they travel.<p>With …

Hospitality

Why Great Property Descriptions Matter in a Book-It-Now World

Once upon a time, a vacation rental listing was merely a potential guest’s <i>introduction</i> to a property.<p>After finding a few favorites, the guest would …

Hospitality

Free eBook: How to Get More Bookings on Your Vacation Rental Website

What’s your vacation rental occupancy rate? Are you taking as many bookings as you’d like to?<p>Rarely a day goes by without household names like Airbnb …

Hospitality

10 Words to Never Include in Your Vacation Rental Listing Description

First impressions count. When it comes to marketing your vacation rental, potential guests won’t judge it by its curb appeal or the smell of …

Top 10

Infographic: Anatomy of the Perfectly Optimized Vacation Rental Website

Domain, logo and brand<p>First things first, before owners even think about creating a vacation rental website, having a good brand is essential. …

8 Things Vacation Rentals Can Learn from Hotels About 5-Star Experience

Staying in a hotel can be one of the most exciting parts of a vacation. Guests aren’t made to feel like rock stars by accident! Their excellent …

Hospitality

MailChimp for Vacation Rental Owners: Beginner’s Guide

Though some people will try and convince you email marketing is a dying art, it still remains one of the most successful forms of online marketing …

Marketing

How to Optimize Images to Improve Vacation Rental Website SEO

Optimizing images can make a big difference for the SEO of your vacation rental website. Search engines scan text in order to know what will be …

Engines

7 Storytelling Techniques to Attract Guests to Your Vacation Rental

How are your vacation rental bookings doing? If the number of guests desperate to come and spend some well-needed chill out time at your vacation …

Social Media

The Definitive Vacation Rental Marketing Guide to Facebook

Download the FREE Facebook Marketing Guide for Vacation Rental Owners and Property Managers to Increase Your Online …

Marketing

Checklists Every Vacation Rental Owner Needs

Local SEO Guide: How to Position Your Vacation Rental Website

Download the FREE Local SEO Guide: How to Position Your Vacation Rental Website and start to increase your online …

7 Signs It’s Time to Revamp Your Vacation Rental Website

There are simply too many vacation rental owners out there who are still trying to get by and make waves in a competitive market with a website that …

Hospitality

How to Market Your Vacation Rental to Business Travelers

The increase in popularity for business travelers to use home-sharing services, such as Airbnb and HomeAway has soared in recent years. According to …

Hospitality

You Won't Believe What You Can Learn From These 5 Customer Service Examples

Recent research has shown that 57% of businesses could correlate online feedback with more business. With an increasing number of brands using social …

Customer Service

11 Web Design Mistakes That Are Costing You Bookings

As a vacation rental owner, the appearance of your website is hugely important for your business. Poor web design will only dissuade visitors from …

Use Autoresponders to Enhance Your Vacation Rental Guest Experience

In the last few years, delivering an outstanding customer experience has been a main focus point for many businesses and industries. CX is not a new …

Hospitality

Vacation Rental Website Domain Names: What You Need to Know

After deciding to build a vacation rental website, the first task at hand is choosing your domain name.<p>As your domain name is the primary interaction …

Domain Names

9flats Reviews: Payment Problems?

9flats is a peer-to-peer online listing site for vacation rentals, whose close competitors are the likes of HomeAway and Airbnb.<p>In recent weeks, …

Access All Areas: Why You Should Adapt Your Property for Disabled Travelers

As the disabled founder of Accomable, the ‘Airbnb’ for anyone with a mobility issue – of course, I’d naturally recommend any vacation rental owner …

Disability

Free eBook: The Vacation Rental Marketing Guide to Facebook

In June 2016, Facebook – the second largest website on the internet – hit a huge milestone: more than one billion people used the social networking …

Social Media

Why Vacation Rental Owners Shouldn’t Fully Rely on Listing Sites

In recent years, Airbnb, HomeAway and many other listing sites have grown to become important sources of business for vacation property owners. But …