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 […]
January 10, 2020
How to Invest & Crush It in Competitive STR Markets

How to Invest & Crush It in Competitive STR Markets (EP 310)

Airbnb Superhost Rebecca Cramer lives by the philosophy that it’s better to regret something that you’ve tried than to regret something that you didn’t try at […]
November 30, 2019
How to theme your Airbnb

How to Theme Your Space (EP 305)

Between HomeAway and Airbnb, there are 3,155 cabins in Pigeon Forge, a popular Tennessee tourist destination near Dollywood. To book up, you have to STAND OUT. […]
November 8, 2019
How to Use Instagram to Promote Your Listing

How to Use Instagram to Promote Your Listing (EP 302)

As the short-term rental (STR) space gets more and more competitive, hosts are looking to promote their listings beyond Airbnb. Joshua Hittinger leverages Instagram to generate […]
October 10, 2019

How to Rent Out Houseboats on Airbnb (EP 298)

Creating a unique experience for your guests leads to five-star reviews and returning clients. And if you live near the water, you can take advantage of […]
October 3, 2019
How a Microbiologist Created Financial Freedom Through Managing STR Units in Houston

How a Microbiologist Created Financial Freedom Through Managing STR Units in Houston (EP 297)

“Honestly, it was a gamble … but I knew, if I put in the same amount of time that I did at my job, I knew […]
September 26, 2019
How to launch and scale a str business

Blueprint to Launch & Scale an STR Business (Ep 296)

What do top short-term rental (STR) operators from around the world have in common? This past summer, Eric Moeller and I hosted the STR Legends Live […]
September 16, 2019
best airbnb title

Best Airbnb Title: How to Write a Catchy Name for Airbnb Rental (With Examples)

Your Airbnb title has one goal only: to entice people to check out your listing. All things equal, if you can find a catchy title for […]
August 22, 2019

How to Maintain Outstanding Hospitality While Scaling to 80+ Units (Ep 292)

“I vowed to change the company’s vision … from putting roofs over people’s heads to creating memories and stirring emotions.” It is easy to build relationships […]
August 8, 2019
The Airbnb Story

The Airbnb Founder Story: From Selling Cereals To A $25B Company

The Airbnb founder story is one of the most inspiring stories of the 21st century. Against all odds, with no investors and thousands of dollars of […]
July 11, 2019
Acquiring Properties Through Creative STR Strategies

Acquiring Properties Through Creative STR Strategies (Ep 286)

Traditional real estate investing requires saving for a down payment and securing a bank loan before you purchase an asset. And this process limits how often […]
July 4, 2019
STR Legends Live Puerto Rico 2019

Takeaways from STR Legends Live (Ep 285)

STR Legends Live hosted 25 top operators from all over the world. Attendees represented 10 countries on 5 continents, with a grand total of more than […]
June 19, 2019
How to Create a Social Impact with Your Airbnb

How to Create a Social Impact with Your Airbnb (Ep 283)

87% of consumers prefer to work with businesses that align with their values. So, how can we create a social impact as Airbnb hosts? How do […]