#Vacationrental Review Pt3 – 24 Ways To Get More Bookings

#Vacationrental Review Pt3 – 24 Ways To Get More Bookings Lets get more bookings This week we continue our look at reviewing your VR listings adverts by looking at the photo section of your adverts. For those that missed parts 1 and 2 of this series you can catch up with those articles here, #vacationrental Review Pt1 #vacationrental Review Pt2 Anyway, let’s talk photos. If you are advertising with Homeaway...
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Vacation Rental Photography ~ Photo Of The Week

Vacation Rental Photography ~ Photo Of The Week This week I’m spreading a little “Divine Indulgence”. Well, a little Indulgence divine actually. This weeks photo(s) of the week come from http://www.indulgencedivine.com It’s not often that you come across a 450 year old vacation rental, let alone one this lovely, (this one is in Malta) and it’s not often that you come across vacation rental photography of this standard, but the owner,...
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Vacation Rental Photography and Portraits

Vacation rental photography and portraits Firstly as short story, When author Jack London had his portrait (above) made by the noted San Francisco photographer Arnold Genthe, London began the encounter with effusive praise for the photographic art of his friend and fellow bohemian. “You must have a wonderful camera…It must be the best camera in the world…You must show me your camera.” Genthe then used his standard studio camera to...
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The Big Vacation Rental Review – Attention Grabbing Headlines

The Big Vacation Rental Review – Attention Grabbing Headlines Some dos, don’ts and maybes Hello and welcome to part two of our “best vacation rental review” series and this week we are looking at headlines and how to craft them. For those that missed part one of this series you can read it here.. The best vacation rental review you will ever have part 1 As we are all aware...
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Vacation Rental Apps and Vacation Rental Photography – Size Matters

Vacation Rental Apps and Vacation Rental Photography – Size Matters Getting The Big Picture – Part one…. This week I’m, looking at the big picture or, looking at the importance of the big picture. Vacation rental marketing is changing. In fact it has already changed. You may not even be aware of the change. Do you have a tablet? Maybe an Android or an IPad? If not, you may need...
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The Best Vacation Rental Review You Will Ever Have – Part 1

The Best Vacation Rental Review You Will Ever Have – Part 1 So, the summer season is over (in the northern hemisphere anyway) and it’s time to relax…. Wrong, it’s time to reflect and time to improve on what we have to offer. So what better, and easier, more effective place to start than with your Vacation Rental Listings Adverts. Review, Revise, Reappraise, Renew, Refine, Rethink, Rewrite and Repost When...
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Vacation Rental Marketing – Winning Photos

Vacation Rental Marketing – Winning Photos Hello again, As you may know, I live on a boat and I have just crossed the Atlantic from the Caribbean back to Europe. What with preparing the boat and the crossing itself, I’ve not had a lot of time to write. That’s why I have not been publishing VR marketing articles for the last few months. Anyway, I’m back now and have quite...
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Vacation Rental Marketing – Pushing Your Conversions Up

Vacation Rental Marketing – Pushing Your Conversions Up It’s a numbers game Today i’m talking about conversions and how to improve on them. As you know, Conversions = Enquiries / Bookings If you get one booking for every ten enquiries your conversion rate is ten percent. So, double your conversion rate and double your bookings. Now I can almost hear some of you saying “that’s easier said than done”. Well...
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Vacation Rental – Turning Low Season Into High Season – Part 3

Vacation Rental – Turning Low Season Into High Season – Part 3 Vacation rental owners often ask me “how can I get more bookings in low season?” The simple answer is REDUCE THE PRICE! Nearly all owners make the fundamental mistake of thinking, of pricing, in weekly terms, this is the wrong outlook. Professional owners do not think in weekly rent, they think in yearly income! There is a big...
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Vacation Rental Marketing – Pinterest And Video

Vacation Rental Marketing – Using Pinterest Part 3   Make your own infomercial in around an hour Hello again, Today i’m looking at Pinterest once more, but this time i’m looking at using it to stand out from the crowd by using video. If you missed the initial post on Pinterest you can read it here Raising interest with Pinterest If you missed my second post in the series you...
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