January 31, 2020
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How to Absolutely Create a Win-Win for You and Your Landlord on Airbnb

Do you rent your property? Are you thinking about hosting on Airbnb? A lot of people want to start Airbnb hosting as a side hustle, but […]
January 28, 2020
airbnb industry trends 2020

The Airbnb Industry Trends You Need to Know for 2020 and Beyond

As we enter a new decade, I wanted to reflect upon how the short-term rental industry has evolved. I will discuss current Airbnb industry trends and […]
January 16, 2020
pricelabs v. beyond pricing

Pricelabs v. Beyond Pricing Comparison for Airbnb Pricing

One of the most important things to automate in your short-term rental business is your Airbnb pricing. Maybe you've already decided you want to automate your […]
January 14, 2020
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Airbnb Price Tips For Vacational Rental Hosts

Pricing your place is one of the most important decisions you make as a host. It’s also one of the most complex decisions you will make. […]
January 14, 2020
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How to Use Email Marketing to Super-Boost Your Hospitality Business

Today we're going to talk about 6 hospitality email marketing strategies to use to dramatically increase your bookings. The short-term rental market is becoming more and […]
December 17, 2019
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How to Style Your Airbnb into Something Extraordinary

Depending on your location, you might be competing against thousands of other Airbnb hosts for the same guests. It can be difficult figuring out a way […]
December 13, 2019
smartbnb vs igms

Smartbnb vs. iGMS | Which tool is really better?

In this article, I'm taking a look at two different property management software: Smartbnb vs iGMS.  I've tried both of them, and I'm going to talk about […]
December 10, 2019

7 Ways to Boost Your Bottom Line With Airbnb Add-On Services

There comes a time in every host's life when they start to consider what Airbnb add on services they can offer.  You start to think about […]
December 6, 2019
airbnb hosting as a side-hustle

This is How to Start Airbnb Hosting as a Side-Hustle

When you look for ways to make passive income or for the best side hustle ideas for 2020, you may get ideas like e-commerce, Uber, Lyft […]
December 3, 2019
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This is Why Small Cities Are Best for a Short-Term Rental Business

It’s common knowledge that you need to be in a large city to run a successful short-term rental business, right? Wrong. It’s the smaller cities that […]
December 2, 2019
how to become an airbnb superhost

The Most Direct Way to Become an Airbnb Superhost

In this post, I'm going to explain two things to you: how to become an Airbnb superhost, and why you'd want to become one. I'm going […]
November 28, 2019
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Lodgify vs Your Porter | Which one is really better?

Listing your property on Airbnb, Homeaway, Booking.com and the whole gang is great, but there's an unfortunate caveat: they take a chunk of your profits. What […]
November 30, 2019
How to theme your Airbnb

How to Theme Your Space (EP 305)

Between HomeAway and Airbnb, there are 3,155 cabins in Pigeon Forge, a popular Tennessee tourist destination near Dollywood. To book up, you have to STAND OUT. […]
November 21, 2019

Investing in an STR Business in Mexico (EP 304)

Wish you could create space in your life to explore new things? To spend more time on creative interests or pursue the hobbies you love? Shawn […]
November 14, 2019

How to Create Unique Hospitality Experiences (EP 303)

Does your Airbnb have the delight factor? The most successful short-term rental (STR) hosts surprise their guests with unique hospitality experiences. They leverage the playful headspace […]
November 8, 2019
How to Use Instagram to Promote Your Listing

How to Use Instagram to Promote Your Listing (EP 302)

As the short-term rental (STR) space gets more and more competitive, hosts are looking to promote their listings beyond Airbnb. Joshua Hittinger leverages Instagram to generate […]
October 31, 2019
STR Opportunities in small towns

STR Opportunities in Small Towns (EP 301)

Think you need to operate in a major metropolitan area to run a successful short-term rental (STR) business? Think again! As STR hosts in larger cities […]
October 24, 2019
The One Million Dollar Host

The Million Dollar Host (EP 300)

In under three years, Julie George went from listing her one-bedroom apartment on Airbnb to running a successful property management company that turned over $5.5M. So, […]
October 17, 2019

Lead Generation for STR Property Managers (EP 299)

If you’re an Airbnb entrepreneur looking to start or scale a property management business, you need leads! So, what is the best way to find property […]
October 10, 2019

How to Rent Out Houseboats on Airbnb (EP 298)

Creating a unique experience for your guests leads to five-star reviews and returning clients. And if you live near the water, you can take advantage of […]
October 3, 2019
How a Microbiologist Created Financial Freedom Through Managing STR Units in Houston

How a Microbiologist Created Financial Freedom Through Managing STR Units in Houston (EP 297)

“Honestly, it was a gamble … but I knew, if I put in the same amount of time that I did at my job, I knew […]
September 26, 2019
How to launch and scale a str business

Blueprint to Launch & Scale an STR Business (Ep 296)

What do top short-term rental (STR) operators from around the world have in common? This past summer, Eric Moeller and I hosted the STR Legends Live […]
September 19, 2019

The Short-Term Rental Ecosystem (Ep 295)

Vacation rentals have been around for a long time. But the advent of Airbnb put the industry on our radar in a new way, inspiring significant […]
September 13, 2019

How to Streamline Your Airbnb Guest Communications (Ep 294)

A lot of short-term rental hosts underestimate the power of effective guest communication. How well you convey the information your guests need has a big influence […]