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 15, 2018

EP219: Cryptocribs, the Airbnb for Crypto Currency Users

No doubt you’ve heard of cryptocurrency, the digital currency that operates on the blockchain. As its popularity grows, the number of startups in the space has […]
December 8, 2017

EP211: This Week in the World of Airbnb

Has Airbnb lost its charm? All startups experience growing pains. That’s just part of the process. But as Airbnb expands its influence to become a major […]
October 30, 2017

EP200: A Serial Airbnb Entrepreneur from Lafayette

There are a number of different ways to take advantage of the Airbnb platform, from listing a room in your own home to re-leasing a rented […]
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 29, 2017

EP192: This Week in the World of Airbnb

According to the recently released Airbnb Asia Pacific (APAC) Travel survey, 71% of travelers highlighted the importance of trying local cuisine. A separate Airbnb study published […]
July 17, 2017

EP171: Long-Term Rental vs. Airbnb

So you’ve invested in a property, finished the remodel, and now you are ready for tenants. Would it be more lucrative to pursue a long-term rental […]
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’ […]
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 […]
June 9, 2017

EP160: This Week in the World of Airbnb

The Airbnb philosophy seems to be, “If you can’t beat ‘em, join ‘em!” This week in the news, there are rumors of a deal with Chinese […]
May 8, 2017

EP151: How to Use Airbnb to Facilitate a Business Accelerator

So you’ve planned a retreat for entrepreneurs and booked the Airbnb, but lack of interest forced you to cancel the event. Now it’s time to get […]
May 5, 2017

EP150: This Week in the World of Airbnb

One of the more frustrating aspect of international travel is cell access. Wi-Fi isn’t always available, and additional data plans can be costly. What do you […]
March 30, 2017

EP140: This Week in the World of Airbnb

Airbnb’s mission statement asserts that one can “belong anywhere.” But because of the company’s disruption of the travel industry, some cities have implied that Airbnb itself […]