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
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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 […]
December 11, 2017

EP212: The Power of Under-Promising and Over-Delivering

As Airbnb hosts, we have a natural inclination to show our property in the best possible light in order to secure more bookings. But what happens […]
November 10, 2017

EP203: This Week in the World of Airbnb

If you can’t beat ‘em, join ‘em. As the popularity of short-term rentals grows, more and more landlords are changing their stance on the practice. It […]
October 23, 2017

EP198: How to Use Facebook to Enhance Your Airbnb Business

Perhaps the greatest challenge of being a remote host is building a relationship with your guests when you can’t be there face to face. Airbnb was […]
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 8, 2017

EP186: This Week in the World of Airbnb

Airbnb has the capacity to change lives—for better or worse. This week’s headlines include an inspiring story of how the short-term rental platform has helped a […]
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 […]
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 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 […]
July 3, 2017

EP167: How to Provide the Ultimate Sleeping Experience for Your Guests

A sleepless night or two can ruin a trip, and though it may be irrational, Airbnb guests often blame their hosts for the fact that they […]
June 12, 2017
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EP161: Lessons Learned From 7 Years of Airbnb Hosting in Taipei

If you are looking to rent a property with the intention of being an Airbnb host, the question then becomes, how do you convince a landlord […]