September 24, 2019
incorporate you rental property

Should Your Incorporate Your Rental Property? Pros & Cons

Your occupancy rates are higher than ever and your nightly prices are ideal. You're getting consistently booked by ideal guests who leave raving reviews of your […]
September 24, 2019
airbnb search ranking

Airbnb Search Ranking: The Impact of Airbnb Personalization

In order to improve your Airbnb search ranking, you have to understand Airbnb’s search algorithm. Because a higher Airbnb search ranking translates into more visibility and […]
September 20, 2019

How to Make Money With Airbnb Arbitrage

There are over a million searches on Google for the term “What is rental arbitrage”.  With the coronavirus crisis hitting the short-term rental industry like a […]
September 17, 2019

How to Screen Your Airbnb Guests (+ The 4 Questions You NEED to Ask)

Ever wondered if you should screen Airbnb guests before accepting them? Maybe you've had a bad experience with a guest on Airbnb and are traumatized. Or perhaps […]
September 13, 2019
scaling an airbnb business

The Ultimate Guide to Scaling Your Airbnb Business Without Owning Property

Some people use Airbnb for some extra side cash. After all, that’s how the founders started the company: they noticed hotels were overbooked and they had […]
August 30, 2019
negative airbnb review

How to Write a Negative Review for your Airbnb guests (real examples)

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.
August 29, 2019
airbnb automation

Airbnb Automation: The Ultimate Guide to Automate Your Airbnb

If you’re running a short-term rental as a professional, it’s normal that you start considering the Airbnb automation options. All other successful business owners outsource or […]
August 27, 2019

Airbnb SEO: How to Improve Your Search Visibility

When it comes to getting more bookings, the most important thing you can do is optimizing your listing the right way using Airbnb SEO.  A properly […]
August 26, 2019
Airbnb Taxes

Airbnb Taxes: Schedule C or Schedule E?

As an Airbnb host, you're pretty busy with taking care of your guests, responding to messages and running your Airbnb listing. Keeping track of financials and […]
August 23, 2019
airbnb pricing tools

Automated Airbnb Pricing Tools: Find The Best Tool

One thing the highest-performing Airbnb hosts share is having an effective and dynamic pricing strategy. Hosts who don’t update their prices regularly based on seasons, trends, […]
August 20, 2019
co-hosting business model

Overcoming Strict Airbnb Regulations with the Co-Hosting Business Model

If you’re hosting on Airbnb, it’s important that you stay up-to-date on all the latest rules and regulations, especially since these laws vary on a city-to-city […]
August 14, 2019
Responding to Airbnb reviews

Real-life Airbnb Review Examples: Responding to Guest Reviews

Airbnb gives their hosts the option to respond to every single Airbnb guest review. You should always take this opportunity, and here's why. If you've been […]
July 11, 2019
Acquiring Properties Through Creative STR Strategies

Acquiring Properties Through Creative STR Strategies (Ep 286)

Traditional real estate investing requires saving for a down payment and securing a bank loan before you purchase an asset. And this process limits how often […]
July 4, 2019
STR Legends Live Puerto Rico 2019

Takeaways from STR Legends Live (Ep 285)

STR Legends Live hosted 25 top operators from all over the world. Attendees represented 10 countries on 5 continents, with a grand total of more than […]
June 27, 2019
How to Get Inspired to Create a Unique Airbnb

How to Get Inspired to Create a Unique Airbnb (Ep 284)

Jot down your top three travel experiences. What made your stay so special? If you are looking for inspiration to create a unique Airbnb, considering what […]
June 19, 2019
How to Create a Social Impact with Your Airbnb

How to Create a Social Impact with Your Airbnb (Ep 283)

87% of consumers prefer to work with businesses that align with their values. So, how can we create a social impact as Airbnb hosts? How do […]
June 11, 2019
How to Collaborate with Local Artists & Creatives

How to Collaborate with Local Artists & Creatives (Ep 282)

Artists and creatives need space to work their magic, and a unique Airbnb can offer the perfect backdrop for a photo or film shoot, a podcast […]
June 5, 2019
How to Manage Host Relationships

How to Manage Host Relationships (Ep 281)

One of the most challenging aspects of growing a short-term rental property management business is managing host relationships. How do you decide which property owners to […]
May 29, 2019
How to Maximize Profit on Airbnb from Special Events

How to Maximize Profit on Airbnb from Special Events (Ep 280)

We know that special events afford Airbnb hosts the opportunity to make extra money on the platform. But how do you decide how much to charge […]
May 22, 2019
puerto rico

How Alma Bair Went From 1 to 50 Luxury Villas in Puerto Rico (Ep 279)

How do you go from managing a single vacation rental to 50? Alma Bair got her start renting out her family’s luxury villa in Puerto Rico. […]
May 15, 2019
STR Legends Live

STR Legends Live Mastermind Retreat in Puerto Rico (Ep 278)

There are any number of forums and online groups for short-term rental hosts. But Airbnb operators who manage 25-plus listings don’t seem to have a community […]
May 8, 2019
case study Airbnb in cape town

Case Study of an Airbnb in Cape Town (Ep 277)

Airbnb is a momentum game. The more bookings you get, the more users see your listing. Unfortunately, Simon Lewis’ bookings have declined in recent months, and today, we’re looking at his listing in Cape Town to find out why. Listen in for our plan to drive reservations and boost his ranking in search results!
May 1, 2019
How Airbnb Personalization Affects Search Rankings

How Airbnb Personalization Affects Search Rankings (Ep 276)

Today I chat with Kelvin Mah, founder of Rankbreeze. Kelvin is an Airbnb SEO specialist and he did a study to find out how Airbnb personalization […]
April 24, 2019
Airbnb News Update April

Airbnb News Update April (Ep 275)

In today's episode I discuss news updates in short term rental land with Margot Schmorak, CEO of Hostfully. News items discussed: Skift Forum Europe: Airbnb Is […]