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 12, 2019

The Airbnb Way (EP 307)

More than 500 million people have stayed in an Airbnb since its inception in 2008. And a mind-boggling 350 people check into an Airbnb every minute. […]
July 18, 2019
Grow Your Short-Term Rental Business with Smartbnb

Grow Your Short-Term Rental Business with Smartbnb (Ep 287)

What’s the biggest obstacle hosts and property managers face in growing a short-term rental business? For most, the frustration comes from the sheer volume of communication […]
January 22, 2018

EP221: Manage Your Airbnb Listings on Your Mobile Phone with Your Porter App

Most people choose professional short-term rental hosting for the freedom—to work when and where you please, on your own terms. But that freedom is limited somewhat […]
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 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 […]
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 […]
July 21, 2017

EP172: This Week in the World of Airbnb

As ShareBetter ramps up its aggressive smear campaign against Airbnb, the platform is fighting back. This week Airbnb filed a formal complaint against the coalition, alleging […]
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 […]
May 1, 2017

EP149: Airbnb Hosting Tips From The Laptop Landlord

Whether you’re just getting started as an Airbnb host, or you’re looking to upgrade your status and pick up a few more five-star reviews, the Laptop […]
October 28, 2014
A clean Airbnb space

The Importance of the Clean Airbnb Space

As Airbnb hosts it's important to remember the standards of service in the hospitality industry. The biggest and most important standard in cleanliness. I can't stress […]