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 […]
April 9, 2018
EP237 How to Minimise Your Airbnb Taxes with Miguel Centeno

Ep237: How to Minimise Your Airbnb Taxes with Miguel Centeno

It’s that time of the year again, at least for US Airbnb hosts. The tax deadline in 2018 is April 17th. The good news is, if […]
April 2, 2018

Ep236: Building a Real Estate and Property Management Business in Colombia with Rich Holman

Today I am talking with Rich Holman, the founder of First American Realty International, a real estate and property management company in Medellin, Colombia. Rich first […]
March 27, 2018

EP235: Time for Change

It’s time for a change, I’ve been writing and talking about Airbnb since 2014. Back then there was very little information out there and I was […]
March 16, 2018

EP234: This Week in the World of Airbnb

How has Airbnb changed since its inception 10 years ago? And how does the site impact cities like NYC? Hostfully’s Glenn Carter joins Jasper to discuss the new Wachsmuth study and other headlines, including the VC fund that is backing former employees, an inclusive new hire at Airbnb, and GM’s expanded car sharing platform.
March 9, 2018

EP233: This Week in the World of Airbnb

Is there an Airbnb Airlines in our future? Jasper is joined by Nicole Prentice Williams of Hostfully to discuss the company’s ambition to become an ‘end-to-end trip business.’ They also cover the Canadian grandmother suing the platform, the abrupt cancellation of bookings in Beijing, and Danny Glover’s efforts to promote pro-Airbnb legislation in New York.
March 3, 2018
EP232 This Week in the World of Airbnb

EP232: This Week in the World of Airbnb

This week Jasper and David discuss the big Airbnb updates that Brian Chesky revealed in a live event last week. The updates fall into five different […]
February 26, 2018

EP231: How to Expand Your Airbnb Portfolio with Rented.com

Let’s say you really enjoy renting your own property on Airbnb, and you’ve discovered that you’re quite good at it. It would be awesome to expand […]
February 23, 2018

EP230: This Week in the World of Airbnb

Beenest, boats and brothels: Airbnb news runs the gamut this week, from an opportunity for Superhosts interested in the blockchain to Airbnb’s crackdown on human trafficking. […]
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 […]