January 16, 2020
pricelabs v. beyond pricing

Pricelabs v. Beyond Pricing Comparison for Airbnb Pricing

One of the most important things to automate in your short-term rental business is your Airbnb pricing. Maybe you've already decided you want to automate your […]
January 14, 2020
airbnb price tips

Airbnb Price Tips For Vacational Rental Hosts

Pricing your place is one of the most important decisions you make as a host. It’s also one of the most complex decisions you will make. […]
January 14, 2020
hospitality email marketing

How to Use Email Marketing to Super-Boost Your Hospitality Business

Today we're going to talk about 6 hospitality email marketing strategies to use to dramatically increase your bookings. The short-term rental market is becoming more and […]
December 17, 2019
airbnb interior design themes

How to Style Your Airbnb into Something Extraordinary

Depending on your location, you might be competing against thousands of other Airbnb hosts for the same guests. It can be difficult figuring out a way […]
December 13, 2019
smartbnb vs igms

Smartbnb vs. iGMS | Which tool is really better?

In this article, I'm taking a look at two different property management software: Smartbnb vs iGMS.  I've tried both of them, and I'm going to talk about […]
December 10, 2019

7 Ways to Boost Your Bottom Line With Airbnb Add-On Services

There comes a time in every host's life when they start to consider what Airbnb add on services they can offer.  You start to think about […]
December 6, 2019
airbnb hosting as a side-hustle

This is How to Start Airbnb Hosting as a Side-Hustle

When you look for ways to make passive income or for the best side hustle ideas for 2020, you may get ideas like e-commerce, Uber, Lyft […]
December 3, 2019
small cities short term rental business

This is Why Small Cities Are Best for a Short-Term Rental Business

It’s common knowledge that you need to be in a large city to run a successful short-term rental business, right? Wrong. It’s the smaller cities that […]
December 2, 2019
how to become an airbnb superhost

The Most Direct Way to Become an Airbnb Superhost

In this post, I'm going to explain two things to you: how to become an Airbnb superhost, and why you'd want to become one. I'm going […]
November 28, 2019
vacation rental website builder

Lodgify vs Your Porter | Which one is really better?

Listing your property on Airbnb, Homeaway, Booking.com and the whole gang is great, but there's an unfortunate caveat: they take a chunk of your profits. What […]
November 20, 2019
Mashvisor

Mashvisor Review: Predictive Analytics For Your Airbnb Listing

Mashvisor enables Airbnb hosts to find the most profitable properties to rent out on Airbnb or other short term rental platforms. The software analyses over 450,000 […]
November 16, 2019
automated airbnb property management software

Automated Airbnb Property Software: Comparison Report [2020 Update]

When you start to have multiple short-term rental listings, it gets more challenging to manage them all at once. You may now be thinking it’s time […]
December 26, 2019

How to Create an Incredible First Impression as a Host Through Your Airbnb Listing (EP 309)

What’s the most important part of a short-term rental (STR) listing? Most hosts focus on the space itself, making it a point to have beautiful photographs […]
December 4, 2019

The “Airbnb Mother-in-Law” Strategy Explained (EP 306)

You’ve probably heard of the mother-in-law apartment, a small suite on the same lot as a single-family home, where an in-law (or other family member) can […]
November 21, 2019

Investing in an STR Business in Mexico (EP 304)

Wish you could create space in your life to explore new things? To spend more time on creative interests or pursue the hobbies you love? Shawn […]
October 21, 2019
make home airbnb ready

63 Amazing Ideas to Make Your Home Airbnb Ready

So you're ready to be an Airbnb host, you've got a sweet space and you're ready to list. The first step on your Airbnb business plan: […]
October 15, 2019
airbnb host fatigue

7 Tips to Actually Overcome Airbnb Hosting Fatigue

Hosting on Airbnb can be extremely rewarding. You get to build relationships with guests and earn extra income. But that’s not to say that hosting is […]
February 12, 2018

EP227: Airbnb Tips from an Austin Superhost

Would you rather teach your Airbnb guests how to use the coffee maker OR have a cup of coffee with them? Connecting with the travelers sharing […]
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 […]