August 19, 2021

Ultimate Guide to Providing Broadband Internet in Your Airbnb Property

Airbnb has been a revolution for the hospitality industry. With regular homeowners able to list properties for temporary lets, the platform has been a boom with modern […]
August 4, 2021

From Hectic Host to Millionaire Manager

Airbnb hosts pay attention...there's a brand new online event coming up called From Hectic Host to Millionaire Manager. This FREE event will take place on Thursday August […]
February 3, 2021

Work in Paradise: Airbnb Trends Towards Remote Workers in 2021

It's no secret that remote work has increased dramatically this year. This has caused one of the biggest Airbnb trends of the year – catering to […]
January 27, 2021

How To Setup Your Digital Airbnb Guidebook In 2021

Guests have more questions now than ever.  If you've traveled recently, you've probably had a few questions yourself. You're wondering if the Google hours at the […]
January 20, 2021

9 Lessons To Help You Grow Your Airbnb Business in 2021

2020 was a roller coaster ride for short-term rental hosts. So, what did Airbnb hosts that stuck it out learn in 2020? And how can we […]
January 6, 2021

Prevent House Parties at Your Airbnb: Tips for 2021

With all the social restrictions in place right now, people are itching for ways to let go.   If you’re an Airbnb host, a house full […]
December 30, 2020

How to Make Your Airbnb Pet Friendly and Increase Revenue up to 25%

Have you considered making your Airbnb pet friendly? Many people are traveling closer to home with new restrictions. This means they are bringing the whole family, […]
December 22, 2020

Airbnb Demand Drivers Every Host Should Know in 2021

Keep the same price on your short-term rental every day? Knowing these 3 Airbnb Demand Drivers could increase your revenue by 40% or more. Seriously.  Back […]
December 16, 2020

Cohosting on Airbnb: Lessons From a Legend

A lot of people ask me about how to get started cohosting on Airbnb.   So, on this week’s episode of Get Paid For Your Pad, […]
December 10, 2020

Investing in Short Term Rentals : Lessons From a Legend

I’ve been getting a ton of questions from you guys about investing in short term rentals,  and how to start growing your business.  So,  this month […]
November 15, 2020

7 Profitable Ways To Grow Your Direct Booking Website

Author: Keiran Griffiths | CMO Lifty Life Vacation Rentals Many short term rental operators are looking to improve their online visibility, rely less on the large […]
August 31, 2020

The New Traveler Persona: How to Stay Relevant to Your Target Market in 2020

The past few months mark an inflection point for the short-term rental industry. The world has changed, and so have traveler behaviors and expectations. There’s a new […]

You might be surprised to hear that the most downloaded episode of Get Paid for Your Pad so far this year is a show about systems. While operations is not the sexiest aspect of running a short-term rental business, it may be the most important.

So, what is involved in building out the operations for an Airbnb business? And how does creating systems benefit you as a host?

On this episode of Get Paid for Your Pad, Eric and I sit down to discuss the ideal operations to scale your STR business, describing how to identify the most efficient processes and save time and brain power.

We explain why it’s crucial to write down everything you do for your vacation rental business and offer advice on how to start the documentation process.

Listen in to understand what STR operators can learn from McDonald’s and find out why focusing on operations is the prerequisite to scaling your Airbnb hosting business!

Topics Covered

The 3 things you need to grow an Airbnb business

  1. Vision
  2. Operations
  3. Scale  

What we mean by the term operations

  • Goes beyond tech tools for automation
  • Document processes for every task

Why it’s crucial to document your operations

  • Easy to hand off tasks to team members
  • Takes you out of business asap
  • Gives you option to sell business in future 

Why we’re documenting every step of our STR takeover

  • Use as blueprint for future acquisitions
  • Smooth transition from previous owner

The benefit of documenting systems from the get-go

  • Forces to create most efficient process
  • Save time and brain power on repetitive tasks

Our advice on how to start the documentation process

  • Start with voice notes or Zoom videos
  • Transfer to spreadsheet or document later

What to ask yourself as you refine your STR systems

  • Can I remove steps from this process?
  • How do I simplify this system?

How a STR business is like a McDonald’s franchise

  • Get clear on vision and build operations
  • Maintain brand standard in multiple locations


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September 17, 2021

Ideal Operations to Scale Your Airbnb Hosting Business (Ep408)

  You might be surprised to hear that the most downloaded episode of Get Paid for Your Pad so far this year is a show about systems. […]
September 10, 2021

Why You Need a Vision for Your Airbnb Business (Ep406)

 Don’t think you need a vision for your Airbnb business? If you’re trying to grow a short-term rental company, but you haven’t given any thought to what […]
August 27, 2021

What we’re learning from buying our next Airbnb property (Ep402)

 Many STR hosts have dreams of turning their Airbnb business into a real estate investing company. But what does it look like to buy a property […]