August 6, 2019
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Automated Guest Communication (+ Messaging Templates)

If you’re a short-term rental operator and you aren’t automating your Airbnb guest communication, it’s time to change. You do not need to spend cumulative days […]
April 29, 2019
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Best Airbnb Descriptions For The COVID-19 Era Traveler

The Airbnb description you had before February probably no longer applies. The main reason is that your guest avatar has changed. While people were going on […]
April 18, 2019
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Why I bought a studio condo in Bang Saray, Thailand

In 2012 I started my Airbnb journey by renting out my apartment in Amsterdam. It changed my life. It provided me with enough income to travel […]
December 18, 2018
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Why I bought a property on Carabao island in The Philippines

In 2012 I started my Airbnb journey by renting out my apartment in Amsterdam. It changed my life. It provided me with enough income to travel […]
November 1, 2017
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Airbnb Liability Insurance: What Every Host Should Know

Most hosts do not have Airbnb liability insurance. It's one of those things that get overlooked. Truth be told, I've never had it either. It's boring, […]
February 9, 2017
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Why I Bought a Penthouse in Cali, Colombia, to Rent on Airbnb

After I arrived in Cali, the third largest city in Colombia with almost 2.5 million inhabitants, it only took me a few days to realize the […]
December 3, 2016
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Payfully: Get Paid Today For Your Future Airbnb Reservations

***APRIL 2018 UPDATE: Payfully no longer caters to vacation rental and Airbnb hosts*** Payfully is a new app that enables Airbnb hosts receive their money in […]
September 21, 2016
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Avoid Airbnb Nightmares – The 5 Surprising Things Airbnb Hosts Forget Doing

Data and feedback help product designers improve their customer's’ experience. The same goes for how you can shape your experience as a host and your guests’ […]
August 17, 2016
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Airbnb Alternatives: Tools for Airbnb Hosts to Fill Vacancies

This is a guest contribution by Glenn Carter, founder of The Casual Capitalist. Glenn always advises hosts to use Airbnb alternatives and not be dependent on […]
May 26, 2016
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Don’t just go there, live there!

In response to Airbnb’s recent Live There campaign, John Bower explains how to build a local travel guide to share with your guests. Over the past […]
July 10, 2015
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How HonorTab Lets You Provide Premium Services to Your Guests

Edit 2020: This content has been labeled out of date. Unfortunately, Honortab stopped providing their service.  There is an awkward gap in AirBnB hosting, where hosts want […]
June 23, 2015
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Can a Computer Determine the Best ‘Comps’ for Airbnb Listings?

As of today, there is a new software tool that claims the answer is ‘yes’. A ‘comp’, or ‘comparable listing’ is an Airbnb listing which shares […]