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Vacation Rental Photography Tips | Pimp Your Poolside Photos

By Alan Egan Poolside again this week… Someone has to do it. Here is a super easy pro tip that turns your outdoor photos into eye catching, competition killer, bookings winners. Top tips A towel on a lounger here, a couple of drinks there and your images send a much more powerful “VACATION ” message. Micro stage your poolside shots to look as if someone was lounging by the pool and...
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Vacation Rental Photography Tips | Shimmering Pools

By Alan Egan Here is a super easy pro tip that turns your pool  photos into eye catching, competition killer, bookings winners. The photograph shown top right is a common enough shot. House and pool – you see photos like this all over the web. There is nothing particularly wrong with this photo. The camera is tripod mounted, level, low down to accentuate the pool and the sun is overhead...
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Vacation Rental Photography Tips | An Open And Shut Case

This is the single , most important vacation rental photo tip of all time. So many owners fail on this level. Even professional photographers miss the psychology involved here. It’s simple to fix though. Closed doors and windows are not inviting or welcoming, they send the wrong message.   Web visitors that come across photos that show closed doors and windows, will skim over these images in favour of properties shown...
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Holiday Rental Business – Mistakes to avoid with your artwork

As a stylist here are the most common no-no’s I see when it comes to artwork. Avoid making these mistakes when styling your holiday rental: 1. Choosing an incorrect style Artwork is about enhancing a space and a property. So choose images which reflect this. For example in my English country cottage, a picture of a flamenco dancer is not be appropriate. Whereas countryside imagery is.  2. Hanging it too...
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Vacation Rental Websites

WordPress Wednesday – Multiple Language Sites Some of you have written to me asking about the best way to set up and run a multiple language version of your WordPress vacation rental websites so I thought that I would gather some up to date options for you. Basically you have a number of options. First off you can use a translation plugin within your existing website (the most common option)...
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Please Stop Telling Me About Your Rental

An updated case study that will blow you away Let’s talk about Amy Amy owns The Cottage At Where Water Falls. She’s fairly new to the VR world. She owns and operates her vacation cottage in Loma Mar, California. The house was built by her grandfather – so it’s very special to her and her family. Amy started following our bookingsplus4g system in mid April last year after hearing my...
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Vacation Rental Marketing – Taking The S & M Out Of Social Media

I thought that we would spice up this article by talking about a bit of sadomasochism. Now as I’m sure you know S &M involves a fair amount of pain and humiliation – You could well say the same for another form of S and M – Social Media, especially Social Media marketing. So I thought that I would share a little of my pain (and humiliation) with you.
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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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