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10 Reasons To Attend The Vacation Rental Success Summit

By Heather Bayer 10 REASONS TO ATTEND THE VACATION RENTAL SUCCESS SUMMIT When we were thinking about the why of putting on a face-to-face conference, we brainstormed a ton of reasons people would have to attend. And then I saw this blog post from the founder of the Agents of Change podcast and organizer of the Agents of Change annual conference. It listed every reason we’d put on our wall-board....
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Why You Should Have a Blog on Your Website

 By Maria Rekrut – Vacation rental expert The modernized era is the internet era, teens and twenty-year-olds spend quite a bit of time on the internet, as well as websites such as Amazon, EBay and most importantly Google. You even have the use of blogs such as WordPress, which is becoming popular by the second. Remember that our future vacation rental guests will be these very same Millennials who will be...
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The Evolution Of The Vacation Rental Marketplace

  By Alan Egan The evolution of the vacation rental marketplace Chlorinating the vacation rental genepool… In 1859 Charles Darwin published his book On The Origin Of Species which famously focused on evolutionary theory. Just this week the book has been voted the most influential academic book in history. What’s that got to do with the vacation rental business?  I hear you ask! Well today I would like to take...
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Vacation rentals – Cookie cutters cut both ways

  By Alan Egan Vacation rentals – Cookie cutters cut both ways Owners that I’m working with and others that I come across on the web often point out that they don’t fall into a cookie cutter model and I’m the first to agree. As VR owners, what we offer is all as different as our unique properties and our individual personalities. We aren’t in the vacation rental industry. We...
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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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10 Ways to Know You Are a Vacation Rental Fanatic

By Heather Bayer There is nothing wrong with being obsessed with this business. I’ve had six rental properties over the last fifteen years and have seen my own interest and involvement grow into a full time job as well as a part time ‘hobby’. I’ve written over 450 articles on every aspect of the vacation rental industry, as well as a couple of books. My family knows that I cannot...
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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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Vacation Rental Talk

Today I’m joined by Mickey Kropf, co founder of Vacation Futures and he and I are having a chat about all things vacation rental. Among other things we are talking VR news, legislative attacks and what owners can do to safeguard their businesses in these changing, testing times.
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