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Tips to Manage Your Revenue Strategy During a Crisis

May 11th, 2020|

While the travel industry faces unprecedented challenges and everyone is scrambling to adjust, pivot, and streamline operations it is important to maintain critical guest relationships and keep your overall revenue strategy intact. Here are a few tips that can help you along the way.

4 Reasons to Name Your Vacation Rentals

February 25th, 2020|

Whether it's Graceland, The White House, or the Winchester Mystery House, naming homes isn't new. It is a romantic practice that has its roots in old Europe. While it seems to have lost some appeal in recent years, it is a practice that still matters, and can help you to create a memorable, impactful brand. Naming your vacation rental is not only important, but it is also important to do it right. The right name can have a huge impact on your rental success!

OTA Best Practices for Vacation Rentals

February 18th, 2020|

The vacation property rental space is getting more crowded and more competitive every year. As more property owners and managers continue to enter the space, standing out and differentiating your brand and OTA listings from those of your competitors becomes critical to success.

How Vacation Rental Managers Use Experiences to Boost Revenue

February 11th, 2020|

Travel activities, tours, and attractions are more popular than ever. This is great news for property managers since there are many ways to use experiences to grow your business. Phocuswright’s data shows that 80% of U.S. travelers participated in a tour, activity, or ticketed attraction on their last vacation. With such high participation, there are many new opportunities for vacation rental property managers to get involved with activities.

Wild Google Travel Changes: What Vacation Rental Managers Can Do

February 5th, 2020|

If there is one certainty in the online travel space, it is that it’s constantly changing, evolving and becoming more challenging for independent property owners and managers. One of the biggest game-changing happenings in 2019 was Google entering the alternative accommodations space with Google Travel.

SEO Facts: 7 Common Questions of Vacation Rental Managers

January 21st, 2020|

As a vacation rental property manager, your job is to increase exposure for your properties and your brand. One key technique is to optimize your online content, including listings, blog posts, social media posts, and websites, for search. SEO is a technique in which you create unique content that is search engine "friendly," by including keywords and phrases that help your content get recognized and ranked by the engines.

Storytelling Tips for Vacation Rental Property Managers

November 18th, 2019|

Remember the last great book you read? Do you remember how the story brought you to a new place, touched your emotions and inspired the desire to hit the road, explore and see the world? Great stories move us. They have the potential to take us from sitting in front of the screen to seeking adventure everywhere in the world. But how can you, as a vacation rental property manager, tell stories that move people to take action? Here are some ideas to help you create stories that will touch people emotionally and resonate with travelers.

Luxury Vacation Rental Marketing: 7 Steps for Success

November 13th, 2019|

Travelers around the world are opting for luxury vacation rentals and villas now more than ever. The luxury community is looking for 5-star standard facilities, with plenty of space, privacy, and personalized services. The internet is the best place to reach and connect with these posh vacationers. But the catch is, how you capture their attention with your luxury vacation rental? Here are seven steps on how you can promote your luxury vacation rental online.

102 Marketing Ideas for Vacation Rental Property Managers

November 11th, 2019|

Over one hundred marketing tips are listed to help you increase bookings and your vacation rental inventory! 1. Customer service should always be #1. 2. First impressions are everything with owners and guests. Always be prepared to make a first impression. 3. Create and post videos about unique things to do and see in your area. Consider using drones to take it up a notch! 4. Network and create a referral program with local service providers like cleaning companies, painters...

6 OTA Ranking Factors to Consider

October 24th, 2019|

Consumer's today often begin their online vacation research by seeking information from Online Travel Agencies. As a vacation rental property manager, you might need to have a presence on the OTAs in order to drive traffic to your website and showcase your properties...

Tips to Manage Your Revenue Strategy During a Crisis

May 11th, 2020|

While the travel industry faces unprecedented challenges and everyone is scrambling to adjust, pivot, and streamline operations it is important to maintain critical guest relationships and keep your overall revenue strategy intact. Here are a few tips that can help you along the way.

4 Reasons to Name Your Vacation Rentals

February 25th, 2020|

Whether it's Graceland, The White House, or the Winchester Mystery House, naming homes isn't new. It is a romantic practice that has its roots in old Europe. While it seems to have lost some appeal in recent years, it is a practice that still matters, and can help you to create a memorable, impactful brand. Naming your vacation rental is not only important, but it is also important to do it right. The right name can have a huge impact on your rental success!

OTA Best Practices for Vacation Rentals

February 18th, 2020|

The vacation property rental space is getting more crowded and more competitive every year. As more property owners and managers continue to enter the space, standing out and differentiating your brand and OTA listings from those of your competitors becomes critical to success.

How Vacation Rental Managers Use Experiences to Boost Revenue

February 11th, 2020|

Travel activities, tours, and attractions are more popular than ever. This is great news for property managers since there are many ways to use experiences to grow your business. Phocuswright’s data shows that 80% of U.S. travelers participated in a tour, activity, or ticketed attraction on their last vacation. With such high participation, there are many new opportunities for vacation rental property managers to get involved with activities.

Wild Google Travel Changes: What Vacation Rental Managers Can Do

February 5th, 2020|

If there is one certainty in the online travel space, it is that it’s constantly changing, evolving and becoming more challenging for independent property owners and managers. One of the biggest game-changing happenings in 2019 was Google entering the alternative accommodations space with Google Travel.

SEO Facts: 7 Common Questions of Vacation Rental Managers

January 21st, 2020|

As a vacation rental property manager, your job is to increase exposure for your properties and your brand. One key technique is to optimize your online content, including listings, blog posts, social media posts, and websites, for search. SEO is a technique in which you create unique content that is search engine "friendly," by including keywords and phrases that help your content get recognized and ranked by the engines.

Storytelling Tips for Vacation Rental Property Managers

November 18th, 2019|

Remember the last great book you read? Do you remember how the story brought you to a new place, touched your emotions and inspired the desire to hit the road, explore and see the world? Great stories move us. They have the potential to take us from sitting in front of the screen to seeking adventure everywhere in the world. But how can you, as a vacation rental property manager, tell stories that move people to take action? Here are some ideas to help you create stories that will touch people emotionally and resonate with travelers.

Luxury Vacation Rental Marketing: 7 Steps for Success

November 13th, 2019|

Travelers around the world are opting for luxury vacation rentals and villas now more than ever. The luxury community is looking for 5-star standard facilities, with plenty of space, privacy, and personalized services. The internet is the best place to reach and connect with these posh vacationers. But the catch is, how you capture their attention with your luxury vacation rental? Here are seven steps on how you can promote your luxury vacation rental online.

102 Marketing Ideas for Vacation Rental Property Managers

November 11th, 2019|

Over one hundred marketing tips are listed to help you increase bookings and your vacation rental inventory! 1. Customer service should always be #1. 2. First impressions are everything with owners and guests. Always be prepared to make a first impression. 3. Create and post videos about unique things to do and see in your area. Consider using drones to take it up a notch! 4. Network and create a referral program with local service providers like cleaning companies, painters...

6 OTA Ranking Factors to Consider

October 24th, 2019|

Consumer's today often begin their online vacation research by seeking information from Online Travel Agencies. As a vacation rental property manager, you might need to have a presence on the OTAs in order to drive traffic to your website and showcase your properties...

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