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Vacation Rental Review Tips | Wine And Tapas

There has been a bit of chat on Linkedin this week regarding reviews (see here) so I thought that I would share another tip from our Recipies for 5 star reviews – This time it couldn’t be easier or cheaper for that matter… Here’s a simple welcome pack suitable for two adult guests that will arrive late morning / mid afternoon. It’s a simple wine and tapas pack, consisting of...
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Vacation Rental Photography Tips | Outdoor Dining

Adding content, colour and an occupied feel to terrace table photos increases bookings. The photograph of this terrace table shown, top right, was the clients own and was used in the listings online before this photo makeover. It’s a pretty poor photo. The photo bottom right shows the same table but from a new angle. Now you can see the outstanding view, trees, golf course and the ocean beyond. Quite...
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Vacation Rental Review Tips | Forget Me Not

It is nearing the end of the guests holiday so it’s time to serve up a dessert in the way of a reminder or two. As an owner it is a real pain if guests forget things when they leave the property at the end of their holiday. Not only do they expect you to hunt around for a pair of lost reading glasses, an odd sandal or  iPod headphones...
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Who Reviews The Reviews?

Derating the rating system Welcome to a masterclass in how to alienate 25% of your clientbase. In the past couple of weeks Homeaway have managed to shoot themselves in the foot (on a number of occations) and although I can see some of the reasoning behind the shenanigans things under the surface have reached farcical proportions. People are getting angry.
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Vacation Rental Reviews – Part 4 – Captions

Vacation Rental Reviews – Part 4 – Captions This week we continue our look at reviewing your VR listings adverts by looking at the photo caption section of your ad’s. For those that missed parts 1, 2 or 3 of this series you can catch up with those articles here, #vacationrental Review Pt1 Overview #vacationrental Review Pt2 Attention Grabbing Headlines #vacationrental Review Pt 3 Photos Anyway, let’s talk captions. More owners...
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#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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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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