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 […]
August 8, 2019
The Airbnb Story

The Airbnb Founder Story: From Selling Cereals To A $25B Company

The Airbnb founder story is one of the most inspiring stories of the 21st century. Against all odds, with no investors and thousands of dollars of […]
August 6, 2019
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Automated Guest Communication (+ Messaging Templates)

If you’re a short-term rental operator and you aren’t automating your Airbnb guest communication, it’s time to change. You do not need to spend cumulative days […]
April 29, 2019
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Best Airbnb Descriptions For The COVID-19 Era Traveler

The Airbnb description you had before February probably no longer applies. The main reason is that your guest avatar has changed. While people were going on […]
April 18, 2019
Bang Saray studio condo investment

Why I bought a studio condo in Bang Saray, Thailand

In 2012 I started my Airbnb journey by renting out my apartment in Amsterdam. It changed my life. It provided me with enough income to travel […]
December 18, 2018
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Why I bought a property on Carabao island in The Philippines

In 2012 I started my Airbnb journey by renting out my apartment in Amsterdam. It changed my life. It provided me with enough income to travel […]
November 1, 2017
Airbnb liability insurance

Airbnb Liability Insurance: What Every Host Should Know

Most hosts do not have Airbnb liability insurance. It's one of those things that get overlooked. Truth be told, I've never had it either. It's boring, […]
February 9, 2017
Airbnb Investing Cali Colombia

Why I Bought a Penthouse in Cali, Colombia, to Rent on Airbnb

After I arrived in Cali, the third largest city in Colombia with almost 2.5 million inhabitants, it only took me a few days to realize the […]
December 3, 2016
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Payfully: Get Paid Today For Your Future Airbnb Reservations

***APRIL 2018 UPDATE: Payfully no longer caters to vacation rental and Airbnb hosts*** Payfully is a new app that enables Airbnb hosts receive their money in […]
September 21, 2016
Airbnb-Nightmares

Avoid Airbnb Nightmares – The 5 Surprising Things Airbnb Hosts Forget Doing

Data and feedback help product designers improve their customer's’ experience. The same goes for how you can shape your experience as a host and your guests’ […]
August 17, 2016
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Airbnb Alternatives: Tools for Airbnb Hosts to Fill Vacancies

This is a guest contribution by Glenn Carter, founder of The Casual Capitalist. Glenn always advises hosts to use Airbnb alternatives and not be dependent on […]
May 26, 2016
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Don’t just go there, live there!

In response to Airbnb’s recent Live There campaign, John Bower explains how to build a local travel guide to share with your guests. Over the past […]
May 22, 2019
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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 […]
April 18, 2019
Airbnb hospitality tips

Hospitality Masterclass: 16 Tips to Create an Outstanding Guest Experience (Ep 274)

Today I chat with John Oden, superhost with properties in Nashville and Florida. John hosts his properties with his wife Ellen under the brand Stay in […]
April 10, 2019
renting out a primary residence on airbnb in las vegas

Renting out a Primary Residence on Airbnb in Las Vegas (Ep273)

Today I chat with my good friend Jesse Krieger, who helped me publish Get Paid For Your Pad in 2014. Jesse has since grown his publishing […]
April 4, 2019
Airbnb Taxes 2019 Explained

Airbnb Taxes in 2019 Explained (Ep272)

It's that time of the year again, the deadline for filing US taxes is April 15th. Reason enough to invite Miguel Centeno on the show to […]
March 27, 2019
Tips and Tricks for property managers

Tips & Tricks for Property Managers by GuestBook (Ep271)

Today's guest is Jeremy Mays, CMO and co-founder of GuestBook. He and his team have recently released an eBook called “108 Tips, Tricks, Ideas & Techniques […]
March 21, 2019
Airbnb News Update March

Airbnb News Update March (Ep270)

In today´s episode I discuss the recent news in the world of Airbnb with Margot Schmorak, CEO of Hostfully. We cover the following news items: * […]
March 21, 2019
Results and Updates Airbnb Investment in Colombia

Results and Updates on Jasper’s Airbnb Investment in Colombia (Ep269)

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March 21, 2019
Airbnb News Update February 2019

Airbnb News Update February (Ep268)

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