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Five Key Elements To Successful Real Estate Management for your Vacation Rental

 By Maria Rekrut – Vacation rental expert Good management will make the difference between your real estate vacation  business making a profit or loss. Finding the missing pieces in your employee engagement effort will increase your bottom profit line. It’s not about providing motivation, it’s about providing good management. Vacation rentals aren’t always busy so the money you make in your high season will have to cover your business expenses for...
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Vacation Rentals – The Game Changing Results Of Social Marketing

Want to know a secret?  Watch the ‘sneak peak’ video below. It’s a short clip from my keynote presentation for the upcoming Vacation Rental World Summit (November 6th – 8th). The online VR event of the year. In the session I’m demonstrating how social marketing is redefining the vacation rental industry. I’m not talking about marketing on social media… As we all know that doesn’t work. That’s just plain anti social. This is...
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Vacation Rental Marketing – Guiding Stars

Let me give you some guidance… Here at Rent More Weeks we have spent the last two years developing new ways of marketing vacation rentals. Up until we started these experiments there was pretty much only one type of advertising when it came to promoting a holiday property. People advertise their property. That’s it. That’s all they do. The funny thing is that that concept is fundementally flawed because people don’t...
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Top 10 Ways to Create a Stunning First Impression

Marketing doesn’t stop at having a great website, posting amazing photos on a listing, and using hypnotic text to draw guests in – it continues to your guests arrival and beyond. How cool would it be for your guests to be posting to Instagram from the moment they open the door, telling all their friends where they are and what a great time they are going to have.  And if...
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Social Media Saturday

Vacation Rental Marketing – The trouble with social media… I am pleased to announce that I have started writing about vacation rental marketing for the VRMA (The Vacation Rental Managers Association) and I thought that I would share the first article here as this social media thinking applies to individual owners as well as managers. Here it is… How many times have you heard other vacation rental managers bemoan social...
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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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10 Steps To A Vacation Rental Marketing Plan

Writing a Vacation Rental Marketing plan will be one of the boring parts of your business!!  None of us like to do it and if you’ve had any corporate experience in the process, it’s no wonder.  But planning is an absolute necessity if you want to be successful in your vacation rental business. So how do we reconcile our need to succeed with our propensity for procrastination? Just re-frame how you...
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Remember The VR Good Old Days?

Remember the days <insert dreamy flashback music> when you could just leave a couple of bicycles in the shed at the end of the garden and you could tell your guests that they could use them if they wished. The guests were happy, you gained loads of kudos and they got to explore the area and at a much nicer pace than taking the car. It was good for them and...
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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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