January 6, 2021
prevent parties on airbnb

Prevent House Parties at Your Airbnb: Tips for 2021

With all the social restrictions in place right now, people are itching for ways to let go.   If you’re an Airbnb host, a house full […]
December 30, 2020
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How to Make Your Airbnb Pet Friendly and Increase Revenue up to 25%

Have you considered making your Airbnb pet friendly? Many people are traveling closer to home with new restrictions. This means they are bringing the whole family, […]
December 22, 2020
AIRBNB DEMAND DRIVERS

Airbnb Demand Drivers Every Host Should Know in 2021

Keep the same price on your short-term rental every day? Knowing these 3 Airbnb Demand Drivers could increase your revenue by 40% or more. Seriously.  Back […]
December 16, 2020
Cohosting on Airbnb

Cohosting on Airbnb: Lessons From a Legend

A lot of people ask me about how to get started cohosting on Airbnb.   So, on this week’s episode of Get Paid For Your Pad, […]
December 10, 2020

Investing in Short Term Rentals : Lessons From a Legend

I’ve been getting a ton of questions from you guys about investing in short term rentals,  and how to start growing your business.  So,  this month […]
November 15, 2020
7 profitable ways to grow your direct bookings

7 Profitable Ways To Grow Your Direct Booking Website

Author: Keiran Griffiths | CMO Lifty Life Vacation Rentals Many short term rental operators are looking to improve their online visibility, rely less on the large […]
August 31, 2020

The New Traveler Persona: How to Stay Relevant to Your Target Market in 2020

The past few months mark an inflection point for the short-term rental industry. The world has changed, and so have traveler behaviors and expectations. There’s a new […]
May 11, 2020
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11 Ways to Increase Bookings On Your Vacation Rental Website

There are a few things you can do to your direct booking website that help increase bookings quickly. With some of these vacation rental marketing strategies, […]
May 4, 2020
vacation rental scams

Vacation Rental Scams: How Vulnerable Hosts Can Protect Themselves

Vacation rental operators have always been at risk, but it seemed less scary before. We had Airbnb to verify guests and protect us. There wasn't a global crisis […]
April 30, 2020
vacation rental marketing

2020 Vacation Rental Marketing Guide For Proactive Hosts

This year is a great one to completely change your vacation rental business plan. You didn't really have the choice, of course, but we've learned a few […]
April 27, 2020
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How to Use Pinterest to Drive Traffic To Your Direct Booking Website

Many hosts use Airbnb as the proverbial one basket to keep all their eggs.Not only are there many other channels to promote your listing on, but […]
April 23, 2020
virtual assistant vacation rental business

How This Short-Term Rental Host Operates 100+ Units Working 2 Hours a Week

This crisis is going to force short-term rental operators to professionalize.Airbnb side-hustle operators are going to struggle. They may decide to get serious with their vacation […]
January 18, 2021

How to Manage Your Linen Efficiently (Ep369)

What kind of linens should you buy for your short-term rentals? Should you focus on quality or durability? And how do you take care of the […]
January 11, 2021
hosting remote workers

Hosting Remote Workers in Paradise (Ep368)

Remote work became a reality during the COVID-19 pandemic, and many of us learned that you really can do business from just about anywhere. And now […]
January 4, 2021
Guest Communication tips in a COVID World

Guest Communication Tips in a COVID World (Ep367)

Guest communication has changed in the COVID era. Travelers have more anxiety right now, and there is a strong need for STR hosts to communicate clearly […]
December 29, 2020
Learning lessons from 2020 for STR hosts

Learning Lessons from 2020 for Short-Term Rental Hosts (Ep366)

2020 was a roller coaster ride for short-term rental hosts. Yes, the COVID crisis presented some very big challenges. But for those of us who stuck […]
December 21, 2020
Ep365 Revenue Management Secrets Blog Post

Revenue Management Secrets: Increase Your Revenue by 15%+ (Ep365)

To maximize revenue from your Airbnb listing, you have to adjust your pricing based on demand. But how do you identify when you can command a […]
December 14, 2020
How to grow an STR management company

How to Grow an STR Management Company (Ep364)

Last week, we took a closer look at the ownership model for a short-term rental business. But what if you’re not interested in buying real estate […]
December 7, 2020

How to Grow an STR Investment Portfolio (Ep363)

The first step in building a short-term rental business is choosing the right business model. Do you want to lease properties and then list them on […]
November 30, 2020
prevent an Airbnb ban in your city

Prevent a Ban on Airbnb in Your City (Ep362)

In July 2019, Theron Lewis was in the process of scaling a short-term rental business when he read about a proposed ban on Airbnb in the […]
November 23, 2020
Top SEO strategies to drive bookings

Top SEO Strategies to Drive Bookings (Ep361)

Short-term rental hosts know that ranking on the first page of Google results is crucial in driving traffic to a direct booking site. So, what can […]
November 17, 2020
From Host to Hospitality Brand

From Host to Hospitality Brand (Ep360)

The short term rental industry has completely changed. Guests are staying closer to home and more focused on unique experiences they can create themselves. What can […]
November 9, 2020
How to manage your cleaners when scaling your STR Business

How to Manage Your Cleaners When Scaling Your STR Business (Ep359)

Cleaners are an integral part of any short-term rental (STR) business, and their role has become even more vital in the season of COVID-19. So, how […]
November 1, 2020
How to Make Your Airbnb Pet Friendly and Increase Revenue up to 25%

How to Make Your Airbnb Pet Friendly and Increase Revenue up to 25% (Ep358)

Learn how STR Legend member Mathieu Laflamme increased revenue on his units by going pet-friendly. Click on the video below to watch and listen to this […]