How to get longer-term bookings for your short-term rental.

I have been a short-term rental/Airbnb host for about eight years. When covid hit, I thought my business would be toast, as the cancellations rolled in thick and fast. Actually, it was one of the best things to have happened, because I started getting long-term bookings (3 months+). So how did I achieve this (all … Read more

How to rank higher on booking.com

One of the reasons I prefer booking.com to Airbnb is the huge amount of tools they provide you to help you sell more nights at your property. In this article, I would like to address the specific question of how to rank higher on booking.com’s search results page and include my own experiences of achieving … Read more

12 tips on How to Promote your Airbnb on Instagram

promote your airbnb on instagram

Instagram is an essential part of the marketing mix for your Airbnb if you want to maximize your earnings. What do I mean by marketing mix? Marketing mix means the combination of social channels, websites, reviews, and general content about your Airbnb on the internet. However, as this and many other articles show, people are … Read more

How to price your Airbnb

The short answer of how to price your Airbnb effectively is to examine the competition and price yourself in the mid-range to start with and as you get more reviews, to gradually increase your price. The one additional comment I would make is that there is a definite relationship between the quality of your photographs … Read more

Reasons not to host on Airbnb (use these platforms instead)

This article is about solid, specific reasons to investigate hosting on other platforms, and the problems that there are with just relying on Airbnb with specific reasons. Airbnb’s Vetting Process Airbnb substantially limits your own vetting process for guests. You have to rely on their vetting system, which gives you a microscopic about of information … Read more

Best Airbnb Locations (updated 2022)

Location, Location, Location As the saying from the renowned hotelier  Conrad Hilton goes to be successful in property it’s all about “Location, Location, Location.” In this article I want to give you a short but thorough understanding of, in my opinion, good locations to run Airbnb or short-term rentals and also bad locations. As the … Read more