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Vacation Rentals – How To Win Guests And Influence Bookings

      By Mercedes Brennan  When you think of “success” in the short term rental market, what do you think of? I’ll bet great location, fast wi-fi, swanky furnishings and responsive owners come to mind, right?Exactly! But there’s more to it than that. Let’s get a little deeper and think about the simple things that make people happy. The things that seem super obvious when you think about them,...
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Vacation Rental Style – Tips for Keeping Your Bedsheets White

      By Mercedes Brennan  Tips for Keeping Your Bedsheets White Hospitality experts all agree that white sheets are de rigueur in the ultimate guest experience. But how does a vacation rental owner keep them looking crisp and bright white, wash after wash after wash? White sheets are gorgeous but they only stay gorgeous if maintained correctly. Unfortunately there is a lot of misinformation floating around that is just...
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Holiday Rental Business Tip | The rule of 3s

By vacation rental marketing expert, Karen Spencer Holiday Rental Business   The rule of 3s I was taught the rule of 3s during my home styling training. So when it came to styling my holiday rental I followed this rule and it worked for me! The rule applies to accessories and in particular how many to use on any one surface. It can apply to 3 pieces of artwork hung...
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Vacation Rental Styling | The Unicorn in the Bathtub

By Alan Egan If you have been following me for any length of time you know that I’m always going on about standing out from the crowd. Your marketing efforts need to be better than the efforts of your competitors. This applies to all aspects of your marketing but I came across an article on Houzz this week that can be applied to one of your photographs that will make...
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Holiday Rental Business Tip | The Value Of A Feedback Form

Holiday Rental Business Tip | The Value Of A Feedback Form   By vacation rental marketing expert, Karen Spencer Holiday Rental Business   The value of a feedback form The information a vacation rental owner can glean from a feedback form (or evaluation form) is gold dust! Yet few owners ask for feedback in this way. With 10-12 easy to answer questions, answered on paper, whilst guests are staying with you,...
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Holiday Rental Business Tip | Be Like A Boutique Hotel

Holiday Rental Business tip  –  Be Like A Boutique Hotel By vacation rental marketing expert, Karen Spencer Holiday Rental Business   Why would guests choose to stay in a boutique hotel? Stylish interiors? View image | gettyimages.com -Attention to detail such as robes and fluffy slippers? Personal touches such as fizz on arrival? View image | gettyimages.com You too should offer these in your vacation rental. So a stay with you...
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Vacation Rental Styling – Fake Flower Alternatives

      Vacation Rental Styling – Fake Flower Alternatives Considered using these chic living alternatives to fake flowers in your vacation rental? – This week Mercedes Brennan, our resident vacation rental styling expert, talks about dumping those ugly fake flowers. 99% of the time, fake flowers are the kiss of death in vacation rentals. Nothing says “tacky, tacky, tacky” like plastic petals and leaves in an otherwise appealing room. Yes, there...
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Vacation Rental Styling | Top 50 Interior Design Websites

By Alan Egan We came across this list at the Telegraph.co.uk and there are some great links and tips here (some funny ones too). I’m sure that we will be looking at some of these in further detail in the coming months. I particularly like the fact that Airbnb make this list. “What” I hear you say. Here’s the Airbnb entry [pullquote align=”full” cite=”” link=”” color=”” class=”” size=””] 4) airbnb.co.uk...
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Vacation Rental Styling | 8 Ways to Dress Up a Drab Hallway

By Alan Egan First impressions count and what better way to create a first impression than pimping your hallway? If your hallway falls into the drab, dull, nothing to write home about category then this slideshow could bail you out. Most of the options here are pretty cheap to replicate so check them out and get ready to make a grand entrance. Anyway, take a look. See what you think....
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Vacation Rental Styling | Why Not Add A Digital Art Frame

By Alan Egan We came across these large format digital art frames and thought that we would share the slideshow here. We like this concept but maybe it’s still a bit pricey. They are quite impressive though. The stand is a nice idea too but they only work in portrait orientation, which seems a bit strange. Anyway, take a look. See what you think.   New Digital Art Frame Gets Put...
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