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Boost Your Property Income with Co-Hosting

 

Have you heard a lot about people making lots of money through short term rentals on Airbnb?

 

Do you have a property that you would love to list on a platform like Airbnb but resisting the temptation because you do not have the time to devote to hosting?

 

Do you think you need to learn more before you begin hosting a property on Airbnb?

 

Are you unable to devote the necessary time because of health or circumstances?

 

Are you just not sure if you can handle the challenges of managing your listing on Airbnb?

 

There is no doubt people are making a great living off of platforms like Airbnb.  Some began supplementing their income by just renting out a room in their home but soon learned that there was a much larger opportunity out there than they had even imagined.

 

However, earning a good income from your listing on Airbnb has not remained easy.  There is more competition than ever and hosts are using so many creative and innovative...

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Episode 061 - The VA Advantage© : Free Up Your Time & Take Back Your Life

 

 

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Episode 034 - Creating Your SOP: How to Put Your Business on Autopilot

 

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[00:01] Over the last two centuries, nearly 90 percent of the world's millionaires have created their wealth through real estate. Here to tell you how you can...

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How to Make Your Vacation Rentals Family Friendly

If you have small children in your family, you know how difficult it can be to plan and enjoy a vacation along with them.  A vast majority of guests who use Short-Term or Vacation Rentals are families with kids.  If you want to attract large numbers of guests to your property, like people with children, it is imperative that you make your properties family-friendly.  Families look for a place where they can feel at home, enjoy, and relax during their stay but have the peace of knowing that their kids aren’t going to be stuck in a “touch-free” zone.  You know, “Don’t touch that!  Don’t touch that!”  Yeah, a “touch-free” zone.  Here are some useful tips to make your vacation rental Family Friendly.

 

Provide Safety and Security

 

Families with small kids are always worried about the safety and security of their children. If you want to attract families, it is important to make your...

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Outdoor Amenities That Will Help Attract Guests

 

Summer season is in full swing and tourists are out there enjoying warm weather and beaches. As a Short-Term Rental or Vacation Rental Owner, you know to take advantage of the season your region is known for to maximize your profits.  When you’re in a sunny area, like Florida, this is it.  When you’re in skiing country, it’s the winter.  But what attracts guests to other Areas?  What attracts them to the mountains?  More importantly, what will attract them to your property?

 

You can attract more guests to your property if you offer some exciting outdoor amenities to them.  Outdoor spaces in a property, whether it is in a mountainous region or near a beach, allow guests to have more fun during their stay.  You can score more bookings by adding these outdoor amenities to your property.

 

A Swimming Pool

 

Whether it belongs to your community or is in your back yard, a pool equals fun in warm destinations.  It...

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Creating Videos to Promote Your Short Term Rentals

In this age of internet and social media, if you are not making clever use of digital marketing, you are certainly missing the bus on reaching some potential guests. This is particularly true for a business-focused Short Term Rentals. Obviously, we know the importance of professional pictures.  You must be using beautiful photos of your property to entice potential guests.  But… are you placing videos to promote your vacation rental, too? Videos catch the attention of large numbers of guests and have become very popular in the STR Industry, especially in vacation rentals.  It’s the latest trend!

 

Here are some tips to make the most of these promotional videos.

 

Photos are Good.  Videos are Better.

 

It is almost criminal not to make use of technology when it is available to you for free. By making promotional videos of your vacation rental, you can get two steps ahead of your competitors who are still trying to catch the attention of...

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How to Deal with Bookings Cancellations

When you are running a vacation rental business, your aim is to get maximum bookings for maximum profit.  Whether you focus on a high nightly rate or on high occupancy, you want a good return on your investment.  If you start to experience cancellation problems or lower booking frequency, it can be a blow to your business.  Cancellations are even tougher because not only do you lose out on the income you would have made but, depending on the timing, it may be more difficult to refill that spot.  You may now find that bookings have slowed down considerably during that time frame.  Ouch. Here are some tips to anticipate and prevent these types of booking cancellations.

 

Look at Your Cancellation Policy

 

Is it too easy for guests to book a reservation and then cancel their reservation with just a few clicks later on?  If yes, then you need to make changes to your Cancellation Policy.  We have ours set to “Strict” for a good...

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Episode 018 - How to Get Your Listing Viewed on Airbnb…We Think (Part 2)

 

 

[00:01] Over the last two centuries, nearly 90 percent of the world's millionaires have created their wealth through real estate. Here to tell you how you can ride this wave with less risk and less capital while creating greater income is your host, best selling author and Speaker, Michelle Russell.


[00:21] Hi, this is Michelle Russell, the master of money mindset and you are listening to the short term rental revenue podcast and in today's episode we are on part two of how to get your listing viewed on Airbnb. We think, and this is part two because I went a little long with part one, I decided to put them out at the same time, but you're really gonna like this. There's a lot of good information in here. You need to listen to the entire thing because you know me, I ramble on. I mean I do have an outline that I go through, but I'm like, oh, look at the pretty butterfly sometimes, but all of what I'm saying is irrelevant. Not a lot of it. All of it is, but the thing is, you...

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Episode 017 - How to Get Your Listing Viewed on Airbnb…We Think (Part 1)

 

 

 

[00:01] Over the last two centuries, nearly 90 percent of the world's millionaires have created their wealth through real estate. Here to tell you how you can ride this wave with less risk and less capital while creating greater income is your host, best selling author and Speaker, Michelle Russell.

[00:22] Hi, it's Michelle, the Master of Money Mindset and this is the short term rental revenue podcast. And in today's episode we're going to talk about how to get your listing viewed on Airbnb. We think, yeah, we think because we don't know. This is one of those things. People like facebook algorithms and Airbnb's algorithms, we don't know. It's a super secret, you know, it's like the the, the nine spices in the Kentucky fried chicken recipe. We don't get to know exactly how they do their algorithms in order to get your listings to show up first when a property is being searched for, but we think we've got a lot of clues. The clues are left by them and left by others....

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