Vacation Rental Marketing | Podcast Of The Month

In this months podcast Heather Bayer talks to Rod Fitts of AVROA. Rod is doing great things to help vacation rental owners across the globe so, make yourself a drink, grab a pen and paper, pull up a chair and listen up. Heather last spoke with Rod a year ago and they discussed his passion for the vacation rental industry and the background to his fledgling community organization, the American Vacation Rental Owners...
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Beyond Curb Appeal

I came across this excellent article while surfing the web and although it talks about bed and breakfasts there is plenty of overlap in the vacation rental business to share it here… Beyond Curb Appeal: How to Make Every Aspect of Your B&B Attractive to Guests [Guest Blog] Standing out from the crowd. It’s what every innkeeper wants and needs if their B&B is to succeed. While the exterior of...
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5 Tweaks for Updating Your Wood Deck

  By Alan Egan Time to start preparing for the upcoming season  As we move toward the beginning of the VR season it’s time to start thinking about repairs, upgrades and maintaining what you have, both inside and out. Here’s an article that may help if you have a wooden deac 5 Tweaks for Updating Your Wood Deck We hope that you liked this 5 Tweaks for Updating Your Wood Deck article,...
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5 French Vacation Rental Tech Companies Taking Over Paris and The World

I recently attended a low-key, but super cool and very interesting, meetup called VR Tech Paris. Created and hosted by Vanessa de Souza Lage, CMO at Rentals United, and sponsored by Yassine Yacoubi of Bnbsitter, this informal event brought together several French vacation rental tech companies. As a big vacation rental market, with a fast-growing startup scene, France has a lot to offer. 5 French companies were there (Bnbsitter, firebnb, BookingSync, FlatsWire,...
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How To Create The Perfect Holiday Rental Listing

  By vacation rental marketing expert, Louise Brace Holiday Rental Business   Your holiday rental advertising listing is not performing, your bookings are down and you see other holiday homes in your destination with full calendars and happy guests. So why are you not achieving the same success? Before you throw in the towel, take a good look at your holiday rental listing copy. Content can always be improved and optimising your...
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Holiday Rental Business | Copywriting for Social Media

  By vacation rental marketing expert, Karen Spencer Holiday Rental Business   Holiday Rental Business Copywriting for Social Media Once you have new content, such as a blog post, it’s important you share it as widely as possible. The answer to the question “can I put the same content onto each social media platform?” is yes. But you will need to adapt and vary the copy so it fits better...
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HomeAway Calendar Issues

I came across this post on a Linkedin group and thought that I would share it here. Anybody else having calls from guests trying to figure out HA calendars. Apart from some of these people referring to this as our website (Ownersdirect). Plus us explaining why they sent emails with some level of content purporting to be in charge of the property, the problem is the calendar that shows. Some...
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Vacation Rental Management | Quick tips

By Alanna Schroeder-Millar     If you found this article useful please share it on your favourite social network using the buttons on the left   Alanna is founder of thedistinguishedguest.com/ and owner of princevillevacationrental.com – She is a regular contributor to rentmoreweeks. See more vacation rental management tips here #vacationrental #maintenance #customercare
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The Centre Of The Vacation Rental Universe

  By Alan Egan How to become the centre of the vacation rental universe. Helping site visitors and gaining extra bookings Not that long ago, I wrote, That said, there is in fact a simple method of marketing that does indeed put you right at the centre of your own vacation rental universe. Better still, if you adopt this method you will get more bookings. And let’s face it we...
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