February 14, 2020
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The 6 Most Important Lessons From The World’s Best Operators

From Puerto Rico to Cartagena, I've met some of the world's top short-term rental operators at STR Legends. These operators run 7-figure businesses with anywhere from […]
February 7, 2020
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Everything You Need To Write Effective Airbnb Photo Captions

Airbnb photo captions are often overlooked by Airbnb hosts. But they shouldn't be. They're your listing's prime real estate, because the first thing your future potential guests […]
February 4, 2020

How to Turn Your Apartment into an Airbnb and Earn Extra Cash

Whether you own or rent an apartment, there's a question I get asked often: can you Airbnb an apartment? For many apartment owners, Airbnb can be […]
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
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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
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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. […]
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
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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
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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 […]
January 23, 2020

Branding for Short Term Rental Hosts (EP 312)

Standing out in crowded STR markets can be difficult. With new rental properties cropping up in desirable locations every day, developing a brand for your STR […]
January 17, 2020
What to do when a natural disaster hits your STR business

What to Do When a Natural Disaster Hits Your STR Rental Business (EP 311)

It’s never fun to think about worst case scenarios. But for Airbnb hosts, it’s important to have an idea of what you might do should the […]
January 10, 2020
How to Invest & Crush It in Competitive STR Markets

How to Invest & Crush It in Competitive STR Markets (EP 310)

Airbnb Superhost Rebecca Cramer lives by the philosophy that it’s better to regret something that you’ve tried than to regret something that you didn’t try at […]
December 26, 2019

How to Create an Incredible First Impression as a Host Through Your Airbnb Listing (EP 309)

What’s the most important part of a short-term rental (STR) listing? Most hosts focus on the space itself, making it a point to have beautiful photographs […]
December 21, 2019
Simon Lehmann Shares His Predictions for the STR Industry in 2020 and Beyond

Simon Lehmann Shares His Predictions for the STR Industry in 2020 and Beyond (EP 308)

Though home-sharing and hospitality is nothing new—we’ve been sharing our spaces since Prehistoric times—the industry has evolved a great deal in the last decade. And the […]
December 12, 2019

The Airbnb Way (EP 307)

More than 500 million people have stayed in an Airbnb since its inception in 2008. And a mind-boggling 350 people check into an Airbnb every minute. […]
December 4, 2019

The “Airbnb Mother-in-Law” Strategy Explained (EP 306)

You’ve probably heard of the mother-in-law apartment, a small suite on the same lot as a single-family home, where an in-law (or other family member) can […]
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 […]