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Try This Danish Strategy to Increase Winter Vacation Rental Bookings

      By Mercedes Brennan  TRY THIS DANISH STRATEGY TO INCREASE WINTER VACATION RENTAL BOOKINGS When temperatures drop, the low to non-existent bookings season begins for many vacation rental properties. It’s winter and people like to stay at home and drink tea and putter. There are two approaches to this scenario: 1) You accept that bookings are thin and take a break from the short-term rental business. Or…. 2)...
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VR Business – Rocking Facebook Live

  By vacation rental marketing expert, Karen Spencer Holiday Rental Business Rocking Facebook Live For a regular post of Facebook reach can be as low as 2%. One way to get more eyes on your post is to do a Facebook Live. Here’s how to rock a Facebook Live: 1) Don’t be scared – go for it! Pretend you’re talking to one person and that person’s your best friend, so...
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VR Business – 3 of the best social media scheduling tools

  By vacation rental marketing expert, Karen Spencer Holiday Rental Business 3 of the best social media scheduling tools Social media is time drain so help manage your time by using scheduling tools. Here are my top 3 social media scheduling tools. Facebook – schedule directly into Facebook itself. Although other tools schedule to Facebook, scheduling directly is the best way to get the highest reach for each post. Plus...
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VR Business – What’s your mindset?

  By vacation rental marketing expert, Karen Spencer Holiday Rental Business What’s your mindset? Holiday home owner mindset is you; more specifically your way of thinking, your opinion, your attitudes, your beliefs, your goals, your dreams. It’s what drives you and therefore what drives the success of your holiday rental business. To make your holiday rental a success you need to develop: a business owner mindset Where every decision you...
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Vacation Rental Styling – Why Average Is Over For Vacation Rentals

      By Mercedes Brennan  Vacation Rental Styling – Why Average Is Over For Vacation Rentals We are living in The New Era of Aesthetics. It is the 21st century and expectations of beauty have dramatically increased. Excellent design is everywhere. It invites us into an enticing, diverse, stimulating, gorgeous world. Our smartphones are as sexy as supermodels, the typeface and photography of our favorite blogs compel us to...
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VR Business – 3 Ways to advertise your holiday rental for free

  By vacation rental marketing expert, Karen Spencer Holiday Rental Business 3 Ways to advertise your holiday rental for free 1) Social Media To get results from social media you need to show up regularly. You don’t have to be on every social media platform going (there’s far too many). Instead choose 2-3 to do well. Be persistent and the results will come. Talk about your area and what there’s...
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Vacation Rentals – Best Season Ever

Vacation Rentals – Best Season Ever Here at Rent More Weeks and Bookingsplus4g (our teaching site) we don’t go around blowing our own trumpet. We leave that to others that say they are the best, they were the first, that sort of thing. We are more interested in developing new systems, better ways of doing things and getting results for owners that we work with than we are about bragging....
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VR Business – Competition. What Competition?

  By vacation rental marketing expert, Karen Spencer Holiday Rental Business Competition. What Competition? Constantly spending time and energy comparing yourself to the “competition” serves no purpose. In fact it can have a negative effect on your holiday rental business. We’ve all experienced it – that familiar sinking feeling that drains you of energy and side tracks you, wasting valuable business building time. So stop comparing yourself right now! Instead...
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Homeaway, I know You Read This , I need Your Help

Homeaway, I know You Read This , I need Your Help Dear Mr Sharples, or anyone else at Homeaway that is prepared to listen. Please help. An owner has asked if I could help her sort out a very serious problem regarding Best Match and she isn’t the only one experiencing this knock on effect caused by your software changes. As you will see, she has tried to sort this problem...
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