February 17, 2020
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How to Earn Extra Cash from Airbnb While Traveling

Do you travel often? Are you looking to make some extra cash when you're out of town? For a lot of homeowners, their properties sit empty […]
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
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. […]
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 […]
May 1, 2020
airbnb cancellation fees

Airbnb Finally Pays Hosts Their Cancellation Fees (EP. 330)

Yesterday we woke up to multiple messages from hosts who are finally receiving their money from Airbnb after being left hanging for too long. There are […]
April 28, 2020
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Direct Bookings Through Powerful and Actionable Marketing Techniques (EP. 330)

Today I'm talking to Mark Simpson from Boostly, a platform for building direct booking websites. I decided to make today's episode fun and play the devil's […]
April 24, 2020
AIRBNB TO REFUNG GUESTS JUNE BOOKINGS

Airbnb May Allow Guests to Cancel June Bookings (EP. 329)

I'm getting a bit used to quarantine now. I had some hope that I'd be able to hop on my bike and go for a ride. […]
April 21, 2020
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What iGMS Customers Are Doing To Weather The Crisis (EP. 328)

Today we talk to Inna Schevchenko, the CMO of iGMS, which is a vacation rental property management software. iGMS recently launched a survey to figure out […]
April 17, 2020
Airbnb Temporary Cancellation Policy

Airbnb Introduces Temporary Cancellation Policy (EP 327)

I'm finally back home to Barcelona after a few months in San Diego. It's weird to be alone all the time, but I'm using this downtime […]
March 12, 2020
How the Coronavirus Impacts Airbnb Hosts

How the Coronavirus Impacts Airbnb Hosts series (EP 317 to 326)

The Coronavirus has a severe impact on Airbnb hosts and the STR industry. I'm publishing a special podcast every Monday on this topic. In this post […]
February 28, 2020
How Core Values Impact Your STR Business

How Core Values Impact Your STR Business (EP 316)

What is the SOUL of your short-term rental (STR) business? What do you believe in? And how do you want to impact other’s lives? Whether you […]
February 21, 2020
Finance Your STR Investment with Host Financial

Finance Your STR Investment with Host Financial (EP 315)

Do you have dreams of investing in a short-term rental (STR) property but don’t know your financing options? Opportunities beyond the traditional bank loan DO exist […]
January 31, 2020
Takeaways from STR Legends Cartagena

Takeaways from STR Legends Cartagena (EP 313)

“2020 is going to be the year of the professional host, regardless if you’re running one unit or if you’re somebody that’s trying to hit a […]
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 […]