May 15, 2015
Airbnb Reviews

Airbnb Providing Hosts with more Insights into Reviews

Airbnb has recently started providing selected hosts with much more details with regards to the reviews that they receive. In addition to showing the % of […]
May 7, 2015
Airbnb-Pricing-Tips

Why the Airbnb Calculator Sets Prices of Airbnb Listings Too Low

Airbnb released a new tool to help their hosts improve their listings: the Airbnb calculator. Pricing is by far the most complicated aspect of Airbnb hosting. […]
May 5, 2015
Is Airbnb Safe?

How To Keep Your Airbnb Business Safe

Over 35 million guests have stayed at Airbnbs so you'd expect a number of horror stories to appear. And they did. Most recently, there's the story […]
April 29, 2015
Airdna best place Airbnb rental

AirDnA: Finding the best area for your next Airbnb rental

AirDnA is a tool for finding profitable Airbnb locations. After many hosts find success with their first rental they naturally think about investing in new properties, […]
January 1, 2015
Airbnb Hosting Tips

Airbnb Host Tips: Two Super Hosts Share Their Best Tips

Every Airbnb host is looking for ways to improve their listing or guest experience. Who better to ask than a selection of two super hosts? These […]
December 17, 2014
Airbnb San Francisco

3 Trendy Airbnb Listings in San Francisco, California

So you're thinking San Francisco, the trendy ocean-side city known for all kinds of things from Alcatraz to cable cars. What better plan than to find […]
December 10, 2014
Airbnb Open 2014

Airbnb Open 2014 in San Francisco

In November 2014 a very special event took place organized by Airbnb: the Airbnb Open. Over 1500 hosts from all over the world gathered at Fort […]
November 18, 2014
Airbnb Florida

3 Awesome Airbnb Florida Listings on the Beautiful Gulf Coast

It's that time of year, when the snowbirds fly south to the golden sunshine of Florida's Gulf Coast. Home of breathtaking sunsets, wildlife, and flip flops. […]
November 4, 2014
Providing access to your Airbnb listing

Airbnb Smart Locks: Provide Keyless Entry to Your Airbnb Listing

Airbnb smart locks provide Airbnb hosts with a great way to provide keyless entry to their guests. Why is this important? It can save you time, […]
October 28, 2014
A clean Airbnb space

The Importance of the Clean Airbnb Space

As Airbnb hosts it's important to remember the standards of service in the hospitality industry. The biggest and most important standard in cleanliness. I can't stress […]
October 14, 2014
Airbnb Tips

Airbnb Tips, Making Sure Guests Have a Flawless Check-in

We all want check-ins to be flawless. If we could control the airways, baggage, and the weather this may actually be possible. So what do you […]
September 23, 2014
Improving the pictures of your Airbnb listing

Six Airbnb Photo Tips To Improve Your Listing

Every Airbnb host should know that your listings' photos are of the utmost importance for running a successful listing. Having multiple, clear photos of every single […]
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 […]
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 […]