November 15, 2017
negative airbnb review

How to Write a Negative Airbnb Review for Your Guests

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.
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, […]
April 12, 2017
Five Steps To Improve Your Airbnb Listing Description

Five Steps To Improve Your Airbnb Listing Description

An Airbnb listing description is more than just a rundown of your bed and bath counts—it’s a chance to connect with potential guests on an emotional […]
April 6, 2017

Four Reasons Airbnb Hosts Also Need Their Own Website

There is no denying the colossal size and growing success of Airbnb. At the end of 2015, around 35% of consumers had heard of the popular […]
March 22, 2017
Airbnb Cancellation Policy

Airbnb Cancellation Policy: Which One Should You Use?

Sometimes when we make travel plans, life gets in the way and we may want to cancel our existing reservations. This is no different for Airbnb […]
March 21, 2017
Responding to Airbnb reviews

Why You Should Respond To Every Single Airbnb Review

If you’ve been hosting on Airbnb for a while, you’ve probably noticed (by the amount of questions you get from your guests) that guests tend to […]
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 […]
January 24, 2017
How to Craft an Outstanding Airbnb Title and Get More Listing Views

How to Craft an Outstanding Airbnb Title and Get More Listing Views

Your Airbnb title has one goal only: to entice people to check out your listing. All things equal, the listing with the better title will achieve […]
December 3, 2016
Payfully get paid in advance

Payfully: Get Paid Today For Your Future Airbnb Reservations

Payfully is a new app that enables Airbnb hosts receive their money in advance. When your guest books your Airbnb, he or she has to pay […]
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 […]
June 8, 2016
The Ultimate Guide to Your Airbnb Photo Section

The Ultimate Guide to Your Airbnb Photo Section

If there is one thing you should make sure you get right when building your Airbnb listing, it's the Airbnb photo section. Simply put, if your […]
January 12, 2018

EP218: This Week in the World of Airbnb

Getting an email from an outraged guest with multiple complaints can be jarring, especially if your previous guests have had nothing but good things to say […]
December 25, 2017

EP215: Superhost in Bali Shares Airbnb Tips

If you’ve read or seen Eat, Pray, Love, you’ve probably considered vacationing on the beaches of Bali. René Theil fell in love with Indonesia long before […]
November 13, 2017
Hosting bridal parties at the Ohio city getaway

EP204: Hosting Bridal Parties at ‘The Ohio City Getaway’

While most Airbnb hosts avoid party-going guests like the plague, Airbnb Superhost Walter McCormick welcomes them. In fact, he caters specifically to bachelor and bachelorette parties […]
September 18, 2017

EP189: How to Optimize Your Airbnb Turnovers

The beautiful thing about Airbnb is that it provides an avenue for inspired entrepreneurs to leave jobs that aren’t fulfilling and start their own businesses in […]
September 4, 2017

EP185: How to Turn Your Backyard into Cash Renting Log Cabins on Airbnb

Many Airbnb guests are looking for a chance to unplug and truly get away from the madness of modern life. David Fraser has developed a low-risk […]
August 14, 2017

EP179: How to Effectively Screen Your Airbnb Guests

As children, we are taught to fear people we don’t know, and concerns about ‘stranger danger’ make potential Airbnb hosts hesitant about joining the platform. The […]
August 4, 2017

EP176: This Week in the World of Airbnb

The hotel lobby has crossed a line this week with an ominous ad linking Airbnb to terrorism. Airbnb spokesperson Peter Schottenfels referred to the commercial as […]
July 31, 2017

EP175: How to Integrate Airbnb in Your Real Estate Business

So you’ve been hosting on Airbnb for a while now, and you’re loving it. Maybe you’re thinking about expanding your business to include an additional property, […]
July 24, 2017

EP173: Short Stay Rental Pioneer Shares Insights from Two Decades of Hosting Experience

Branding is an aspect of the short-term rental game that many hosts overlook. And when you’re first getting started, you may not know what sets your […]
July 21, 2017

EP172: This Week in the World of Airbnb

As ShareBetter ramps up its aggressive smear campaign against Airbnb, the platform is fighting back. This week Airbnb filed a formal complaint against the coalition, alleging […]
July 10, 2017

EP169: How to Close the Gap For Your Airbnb Guests

The safe approach to designing your space for Airbnb involves a very clean, sterile look complete with your basic IKEA furniture. But today’s guest prefers to […]
May 15, 2017

EP153: How to Arrange a Perfect Airbnb Turnover and Cleaning

As hosts, we know that Airbnb is a ‘review game,’ and the cleanliness of your space plays a big role in scoring the highly coveted five-star […]