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Vacation Rental Marketing – What Are You Tweeting About?

It’s not often that you come across marketing advice that not only hits home in under a minute but also make you spit your coffee all over the computer because you laugh out loud – but this video does both (so don’t drink coffee while you watch this video).   So, why did I share this with you? Because people don’t really give a shit about your vacation rental property tweets...
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Vacation Rentals – From Disruption To Destruction – Part two

By Alan Egan Airbnb is the new black. The future’s Airbnb. The future’s black. Last week we wrote about the utter domination that Airbnb have over the competition when it comes to all round buzz and social engagement. Read last weeks article here This week we look at the bleak consequences of this superiority and we offer a very workable solution. If we’re all in it, we can’t win it Last...
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Vacation Rental Listings Executives – Listen Up

Posted by Alan Egan A bit of fun today BUT as they say “many a true word…” I came across this cartoon on 9gag and it struck a chord with me so I thought that I would share it here. It’s about time that listing site executives started listening to vacation rental owners and managers because if they don’t things are going to end badly for them. What would you write...
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Vacation Rental Websites, Business Cards and Google

By Alan Egan Just a quick post today… Here’s another video in our 3 minute marketing series and this time we touch on the importance of creating hyper fresh content. The vast majority of vacation rental owners create a website the showcases their property, upload it and leave it. After all what else is there to do? Well a lot actually, unless you want to be consigned to the dark...
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Vacation Rental Interiors – The Best Advice

We are very pleased to announce that vacation rental interiors expert Mercedes Brennan will be sharing her knowledge with rent more weeks readers on a regular basis from next Monday. Mercedes is the founder of 1 Chic Retreat, the interior design blog that teaches starting and veteran vacation rental owners and managers how to amplify their bookings and 5 Star reviews by employing simple and inexpensive design tactics. Her many...
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The Masked Manager – CHRISTMAS IS COMING TO RENTALS

On the first Thursday of every month we are joined by the ‘Stig’ of the vacation rental world. This vastly experienced vacation rental manager will be letting off steam, making edgy industry predictions and generally throwing the cat among the pigeons each month… This month The Masked Manager points his finger in the direction of “the most annoying business development in our industry“. He was young, professional, well dressed, and articulate and with...
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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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Vacation Rental Websites

Responsive website design The attached infographic from dotcominfoway.com throws up some amazing statistics – not least the fact that the average smartphone user checks his or her phone 150 times a day. That’s pretty amazing isn’t it? This is just one of the reasons that as a vacation rental owner you need a website that is mobile responsive. 67% of mobile users that come across a website that isn’t mobile...
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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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Holiday Rental Business – Easter Special

Holiday Rental Business How to Make Easter Special 4 Easy ways to make your guest’s Easter break with you even more special. Leave Easter gifts As well as your usual welcome tray, leave an Easter-themed gift for your guests. Instead of chocolate Easter eggs this year I’m leaving Jelly Bunnies (as in Jelly Babies) for the children and some more sophisticated mini-eggs from a local chocolatier for the adults. Create...
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