November 15, 2017
negative airbnb review

How to Write a Negative Airbnb Review for Your Guests

Should you ever write a negative Airbnb review for your guests? Honesty dictates you should, but could it hurt your Airbnb business? No, it doesn't. Find out why.
November 1, 2017
Airbnb liability insurance

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, […]
April 12, 2017
Five Steps To Improve Your Airbnb Listing Description

Five Steps To Improve Your Airbnb Listing Description

An Airbnb listing description is more than just a rundown of your bed and bath counts—it’s a chance to connect with potential guests on an emotional […]
April 6, 2017

Four Reasons Airbnb Hosts Also Need Their Own Website

There is no denying the colossal size and growing success of Airbnb. At the end of 2015, around 35% of consumers had heard of the popular […]
March 22, 2017
Airbnb Cancellation Policy

Airbnb Cancellation Policy: Which One Should You Use?

Sometimes when we make travel plans, life gets in the way and we may want to cancel our existing reservations. This is no different for Airbnb […]
March 21, 2017
Responding to Airbnb reviews

Why You Should Respond To Every Single Airbnb Review

If you’ve been hosting on Airbnb for a while, you’ve probably noticed (by the amount of questions you get from your guests) that guests tend to […]
February 9, 2017
Airbnb Investing Cali Colombia

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 […]
January 24, 2017
How to Craft an Outstanding Airbnb Title and Get More Listing Views

How to Craft an Outstanding Airbnb Title and Get More Listing Views

Your Airbnb title has one goal only: to entice people to check out your listing. All things equal, the listing with the better title will achieve […]
December 3, 2016
Payfully get paid in advance

Payfully: Get Paid Today For Your Future Airbnb Reservations

Payfully is a new app that enables Airbnb hosts receive their money in advance. When your guest books your Airbnb, he or she has to pay […]
September 21, 2016
Airbnb-Nightmares

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 […]
June 8, 2016
The Ultimate Guide to Your Airbnb Photo Section

The Ultimate Guide to Your Airbnb Photo Section

If there is one thing you should make sure you get right when building your Airbnb listing, it's the Airbnb photo section. Simply put, if your […]
February 19, 2018

EP229: How to Manage Multiple Airbnb Listings

If you’re thinking about taking your Airbnb business to the next level and evolving to manage multiple listings, there are a number of factors to consider. […]
February 16, 2018

EP228: This Week in the World of Airbnb

Airbnb headlines offer serious bank this week: From using your Airbnb income to refinance an existing mortgage to the company’s prosperous internal hedge fund to Airbnb’s […]
February 12, 2018

EP227: Airbnb Tips from an Austin Superhost

Would you rather teach your Airbnb guests how to use the coffee maker OR have a cup of coffee with them? Connecting with the travelers sharing […]
February 9, 2018

EP226: This Week in the World of Airbnb

Love is in the air! And so is a little drama. With the approach of Valentine’s Day, there is news of a love story in the […]
February 5, 2018

EP225: Interior Design Tips for Airbnb Hosts

As Airbnb gets more and more competitive, hosts need to stand out from the crowd. And having an attractive interior design with a few stand-out pieces […]
February 2, 2018

EP224: This Week in the World of Airbnb

Is Airbnb inching toward an IPO? All signs point to yes. In the news this week are stories of Airbnb naming its first independent board member […]
January 29, 2018

EP223: The Bee Token: Decentralized Home Sharing Network

The whole point of the sharing economy is to facilitate peer-to-peer exchange. It’s otherwise known as a People’s Economy, meaning that the community itself drives a […]
January 26, 2018

EP222: This Week in the World of Airbnb

Abracadabra! Last week, thousands of San Francisco Airbnb listings performed a disappearing act. Hosts who failed to register with the city have been removed from the […]
January 22, 2018

EP221: Manage Your Airbnb Listings on Your Mobile Phone with Your Porter App

Most people choose professional short-term rental hosting for the freedom—to work when and where you please, on your own terms. But that freedom is limited somewhat […]
January 19, 2018

EP220: This Week in the World of Airbnb

The Airbnb brand is all about inclusiveness, and its mission statement around ‘belonging anywhere’ gave CEO Brian Chesky the perfect opportunity to speak out on Twitter […]
January 15, 2018

EP219: Cryptocribs, the Airbnb for Crypto Currency Users

No doubt you’ve heard of cryptocurrency, the digital currency that operates on the blockchain. As its popularity grows, the number of startups in the space has […]
January 12, 2018

EP218: This Week in the World of Airbnb

Getting an email from an outraged guest with multiple complaints can be jarring, especially if your previous guests have had nothing but good things to say […]