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 […]
December 29, 2017

EP216: This Week in the World of Airbnb

There is no shortage of Airbnb horror stories in the news. Accounts of hidden cameras, racial discrimination, and guests who’ve been scammed through the home-sharing platform […]
December 1, 2017

EP209: This Week in the World of Airbnb

If you could change anything about Airbnb’s website, what would it be? Hosts had their say in the news this week, with a Forbes article polling […]
October 27, 2017

EP199: This Week in the World of Airbnb

Airbnb Experiences has not quite lived up to the fanfare that accompanied its launch a year ago, and this week Leigh Gallagher, author of The Airbnb […]
October 20, 2017

EP197: This Week in the World of Airbnb

It’s the top search question on Airbnb’s website and something every host has wondered: How do I improve my search rankings? Airbnb released a blog post […]
October 13, 2017

EP195: This Week in the World of Airbnb

Airbnb celebrates another win in its pursuit to target the business traveler, announcing a new partnership with co-working space giant WeWork. The convenience of booking a […]
September 22, 2017

EP190: This Week in the World of Airbnb

Take a walk down the yellow brick road of Airbnb news this week for stories of brains, courage and heart, and learn about the brilliant idea […]
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 […]
September 1, 2017

EP184: This Week in the World of Airbnb

Airbnb has gone Hollywood on us this week, enlisting the help of A-list celebrity Danny Glover to combat racism on the platform as well as marketing […]
August 25, 2017

EP182: This Week in the World of Airbnb

“…I am not sure Airbnb’s million-dollar insurance policy would cover rebuilding an eighteenth-century manor house.” Would you believe that British and Irish aristocrats are chewing over […]
July 28, 2017

EP174: This Week in the World of Airbnb

The Business Travel Ready distinction could translate to more bookings for your Airbnb as the company expands its partnership with software tool Concur. This big news […]
June 30, 2017

EP166: This Week in the World of Airbnb

Airbnb is tooting its own horn this week with the release of a report boasting the positive economic impacts of the platform in the US. The […]
June 23, 2017

EP164: This Week in the World of Airbnb

Can Airbnb have its cake and eat it too? With the company’s efforts to professionalize and provide guests with consistency, some hosts feel that the ‘sharing’ […]