December 16, 2020

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, […]
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

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: 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

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

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

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 […]
April 23, 2020

How This Couple Used Instagram To Get 85-90% Booked in Off Season

With over 7 million listings worldwide, Airbnb is a competitive space. Some hosts like to leave all the marketing work to the OTA, but others like […]
April 22, 2020

2020 Hospitality Trends: What Opportunities Are There In the Face of COVID-19?

Whatever hospitality trends for 2020 were predicted at the start of the year no longer stand.While the short-term rental industry was expected to grow exponentially - […]
April 20, 2020

I Talked to 45 STR Experts About Business Solutions to COVID-19 and This Is What I Learned

With so much changing in such a short time, Airbnb hosts are scrambling to adapt to a new reality. One where coronavirus has completely halted global […]
April 17, 2020

Airbnb Profile Examples: How to Write an Airbnb Bio During the Crisis

The Airbnb profile description is a much-overlooked aspect of an Airbnb listing. The reason is probably that people don't like writing about themselves. However, it can […]
April 16, 2020

Airbnb Titles That Will Help Increase Bookings During Coronavirus

One of the first strategies many hosts have gone to increase occupancy during the crisis has been to change their titles and description. For one, they […]

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June 20, 2022

Best Practices for Working with Influencers to Market Your Airbnbs (482)

What if you could turn openings on your Airbnb calendar into free marketing? Jordan Kahana is the Cofounder of Stayamo, a platform that connects STR hosts […]
June 17, 2022

Short-term Rental Startup Sonder Cuts Staff 20% (Ep481)

Things are changing and evolving in the economy, and with rising rents and fluctuation in the real estate industry, it was bound to trickle down into […]
June 13, 2022

Stand out on Airbnb with Extremely Themed Units (Ep480)

In this economy, traveling millennials and more are flocking to destinations based on their desire to fill their social feeds with swoon-worthy pictures from Instagrammable destinations. […]
June 10, 2022

How to Accomplish More Through Effective Goal Setting (Ep479)

We all have BIG things we want to achieve in our personal lives and our businesses. But did you know that unless you get clear on […]
June 6, 2022

How to Operate Your Airbnb Business Like a Machine (Ep478)

Are you thinking of hiring an operations manager to help scale your Airbnb business? Before you start interviewing candidates, it’s important to know exactly what an […]
June 3, 2022

How You Can be Part of the Overnight Success Team (Ep477)

No matter the size, all business owners have the same challenges, just on a different scale. And hiring is one of the biggest challenges any leader […]
May 30, 2022

How to Improve Your Listings’ Search Rank in Airbnb Categories (Part II) (Ep476)

Airbnb Summer Release 2022 completely revamped the whole search function at Airbnb. Last week on the show, Kelvin Mah, the founder of Rankbreeze and an Airbnb […]
May 27, 2022

How We Hired Our First Virtual Assistant for Freewyld (Ep475)

We officially hired our first team member for our Freewyld brand! We’ve hired a Virtual Assistant (VA) named Mei who will help us start building our […]
May 23, 2022

How to Improve Your Listings’ Search Rank in Airbnb Categories (Ep 474)

Airbnb just released the biggest change to Airbnb categories in a decade. They completely changed the search on Airbnb, leaving everyone wondering how it will affect […]
May 20, 2022

Freewyld Updates: Why We Partnered with a Management Company on Freewyld (Ep 473)

Last September, when Eric and I started building Freewyld, our new short-term rental brand, we took over an existing Airbnb business—four cabins on three acres in […]
May 16, 2022

How to Sell Your Airbnb Business (Ep472)

With larger property management companies looking to add to their portfolios, we're seeing more Airbnb entrepreneurs selling their businesses. But what can you do to structure […]
May 9, 2022
How to rent out spaces for events on Peerspace

How to Rent out spaces for events on Peerspace (Ep470)

Are you looking for another revenue stream for your short-term rental space? Does your property have unique features that would be great for a photoshoot or […]
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