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Tinder for Vacation Rentals

By Kevin Riedel View image | gettyimages.com Love at first sight – A vacation rental love story. Have you heard of Tinder? If you haven’t, it’s a dating app with over 50 million monthly active monthly users and an estimated $1.3 billion (USD) valuation. Here’s how it works: you create a Tinder profile based on your Facebook profile. Tinder then finds suitable matches (based on age, geography, interests, etc.) and...
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Last Minute Rentals – Are You Game?

This article outlines a quite brilliant way to change the mindset of those hunting for a last minute vacation bargain. Be the hunter, not the hunted. Last Minute Rentals – Are You Game? “Hi, I’m calling about the week you have open in your vacation rental… you know… the one that’s open two weeks from now. Can you tell me if it’s still available.” “Why yes, it is.” “OK, great. I was...
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Holiday Rental Marketing and Instagram – Part Two

How would you use Instagram for holiday rental marketing purposes? Here’s the second part of Kevin’s insight. Kevin Riedel of Unrents.com joins us again this week  In part one Kevin told us how to gain access to the Instagrammer’s that matter to us. This week he shows us what sort of photos work best for marketing your holiday rental.
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Holiday Rental Marketing and Instagram

 Kevin Riedel of Unrents.com joins us again this week – We asked him, How would you use Instagram for holiday rental marketing purposes? You never thought about using Instagram like this to promote your vacation rental. I’m going to make a big claim here.  Ready for it? Instagram is the most important social media platform for VR owners.
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Discounting Unrented Weeks. Smart Way to Maximise Occupancy? Or Invitation For Bad Tenants?

We asked Kevin Riedel, Discounting unrented weeks. Smart way to maximise occupancy? Or invitation for bad tenants? Here’s Kevin’s take on this – It happens to everyone. Despite your best marketing efforts, you get a week during a peak time that just won’t sell.  As the date gets closer, you have to decide what to do. To reduce or not to reduce, that is the question. Yeah, I just got a...
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