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August 20, 2019
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Overcoming Strict Airbnb Regulations with the Co-Hosting Business Model

If you’re hosting on Airbnb, it’s important that you stay up-to-date on all the latest rules and regulations, especially since these laws vary on a city-to-city […]
August 16, 2019
automated airbnb property management software

Automated Airbnb Property Management: The Complete 2019 Comparison Report

When you start to have multiple short-term rental listings, it gets more challenging to manage them all at once. You may now be thinking it’s time […]
August 14, 2019
Responding to Airbnb reviews

Why You Should Respond To Every Single Airbnb Guest Review

Airbnb gives their hosts the option to respond to every single Airbnb guest review. You should always take this opportunity, and here's why. If you've been […]
August 13, 2019
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Airbnb Cleaning Tips and Checklist to Keep Your Guests Happy

As a short-term rental operator, it should go without saying that your property should be spotless. And given that Airbnb hosts are, after all, business owners, […]
August 8, 2019
The Airbnb Story

The Airbnb Founder Story: From Selling Cereals To A $25B Company

The Airbnb founder story is one of the most inspiring stories of the 21st century. Against all odds, with no investors and thousands of dollars of […]
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 […]
August 1, 2019
How to create a great Airbnb profile

How to Create a Great Airbnb Profile (With Profile Examples)

The Airbnb profile is a much overlooked aspect of an Airbnb listing. The reason is probably that people don't like writing about themselves. However, it can […]
August 1, 2019
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 […]
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 […]
June 4, 2018
Airbnb photo captions

3 Essential Tips To Write Effective Airbnb Photo Captions

Airbnb photo captions are often overlooked by Airbnb hosts. It's unfortunate, because the captions are part of an Airbnb listing's prime real estate. Why? Because your […]
May 17, 2018
How to Create Additional Revenue From Your Airbnb Hosting Business

How to Create Additional Revenue From Your Airbnb Hosting Business

The amount of income you generate from your Airbnb business is highly dependent on how you manage your listing. You need to have a high-quality listing, […]
August 15, 2019

Guest Screening for Growing STR Managers (Ep 291)

If you have a small number of Airbnb listings, screening guests (and rejecting the bad ones) is not a problem once you know what to look […]
August 8, 2019

How to Keep the Bad Airbnb Guests Out by Screening Effectively (Ep 290)

If you’ve had a bad experience with a guest on Airbnb, chances are you did not screen that guest effectively. But if you know what to […]
August 1, 2019

July Airbnb News Update (Ep 289)

Accommodations account for 40% of the global travel industry, bringing in a jaw-dropping $675B in 2018. And according to a recent report by Cleveland Research Company, […]
July 25, 2019

How to Rent Your Car on Getaround (Ep 288)

Looking for ways to supplement your STR income? Chances are, most of your Airbnb guests are renting a car locally to explore the area while they […]
July 18, 2019
Grow Your Short-Term Rental Business with Smartbnb

Grow Your Short-Term Rental Business with Smartbnb (Ep 287)

What’s the biggest obstacle hosts and property managers face in growing a short-term rental business? For most, the frustration comes from the sheer volume of communication […]
July 11, 2019
Acquiring Properties Through Creative STR Strategies

Acquiring Properties Through Creative STR Strategies (Ep 286)

Traditional real estate investing requires saving for a down payment and securing a bank loan before you purchase an asset. And this process limits how often […]
July 4, 2019
STR Legends Live Puerto Rico 2019

Takeaways from STR Legends Live (Ep 285)

STR Legends Live hosted 25 top operators from all over the world. Attendees represented 10 countries on 5 continents, with a grand total of more than […]
June 27, 2019
How to Get Inspired to Create a Unique Airbnb

How to Get Inspired to Create a Unique Airbnb (Ep 284)

Jot down your top three travel experiences. What made your stay so special? If you are looking for inspiration to create a unique Airbnb, considering what […]
June 19, 2019
How to Create a Social Impact with Your Airbnb

How to Create a Social Impact with Your Airbnb (Ep 283)

87% of consumers prefer to work with businesses that align with their values. So, how can we create a social impact as Airbnb hosts? How do […]
June 11, 2019
How to Collaborate with Local Artists & Creatives

How to Collaborate with Local Artists & Creatives (Ep 282)

Artists and creatives need space to work their magic, and a unique Airbnb can offer the perfect backdrop for a photo or film shoot, a podcast […]
June 5, 2019
How to Manage Host Relationships

How to Manage Host Relationships (Ep 281)

One of the most challenging aspects of growing a short-term rental property management business is managing host relationships. How do you decide which property owners to […]
May 29, 2019
How to Maximize Profit on Airbnb from Special Events

How to Maximize Profit on Airbnb from Special Events (Ep 280)

We know that special events afford Airbnb hosts the opportunity to make extra money on the platform. But how do you decide how much to charge […]