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What you need to know about the new Airbnb service fee structure and why hosts don’t need to worry
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What you need to know about the new Airbnb service fee structure and why hosts don’t need to worry

On June 4, 2019, Airbnb changed the service fee structure in order to remain competitive in the vacation rental space, especially with Booking.com, one of the largest travel e-commerce giants that has never charged guests fees to its consumers. According to Skift.com, “under the new business model, property managers that create accounts starting June 4…

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Business Management Home Sharing (hosting with private rooms) Vacation Rentals (short term rentals)

How to Attract the Best Guests Using an Airbnb Guest Avatar (Part 2)

In my previous blog, How to Attract the Best Guests Using an Airbnb Guest Avatar (Part 1), I discussed how having a guest avatar(s) will help you understand your guest’s behavior, write better descriptions for your listing, and be more empathetic towards your guest’s needs. All very important things to learn about your guests. So…

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Business Management Home Sharing (hosting with private rooms) Vacation Rentals (short term rentals)

How to Attract the Best Guests Using an Airbnb Guest Avatar (Part 1)

It is in the interest of every Airbnb host to attract the best guests for their space. The hope is to attract guests who will not only enjoy and appreciate your property and your hospitality but, guests who also respect your rules and boundaries. Finding the ideal guest is far from easy though, as I…

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Business Management Guest Experience Vacation Rentals (short term rentals)

10 Must-Have Items for Your Airbnb Rental

It is not always easy to know exactly what qualifies as ‘an essential’ when stocking your Airbnb rental property. Should you follow hotel standards? Equip the place as if it were your home? How many amenities should the guest get in relation to the price they are paying? While there are no hard and fast…

How to Set Up an Airbnb Property in One Weekend
Business Management Vacation Rentals (short term rentals)

How to Set Up an Airbnb Property in One Weekend

One of the main reasons why people procrastinate when getting started with Airbnb is because they think that it will take a long time to set up a property and get it ready for guests. The idea of furnishing a place for guests can seem daunting to most people, especially when you don’t know where…

5 Things Airbnb Hosts Need to Know About Dynamic Pricing
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5 Things Airbnb Hosts Need to Know About Dynamic Pricing

I was recently on a strategy call with one of my students and one of the big problems they were struggling with was a lack of bookings. They were in a slow time of year and they were steadily seeing a decline in revenue. This is a common struggle among hosts and it’s an issue…

Reasons why you’re afraid to start your Airbnb business
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Reasons why you’re afraid to start your Airbnb business

If you’ve been making every excuse in the book to not get started with Airbnb you’re not alone! Anxiety and fear are all natural feelings when embarking on any new journey. Having doubts and feeling scared are all completely understandable feelings…. I felt the same way when I first started hosting in my personal home…

When to give a refund after a cancellation on Airbnb
Business Management Home Sharing (hosting with private rooms) Vacation Rentals (short term rentals)

When to give a refund after a cancellation on Airbnb

One of the questions I get often is: “When is it ok to give a refund after a cancellation on Airbnb?” Or, “should I refund an Airbnb guest who cancels?” This is a valid question and one that depends on how strongly you want to enforce your policy. Strict cancellation policy I normally have a…

Why you Should Showcase Unique Amenities in your Airbnb
Business Management Home Sharing (hosting with private rooms) Vacation Rentals (short term rentals)

Why you Should Showcase Unique Amenities in your Airbnb

Showcasing unique amenities in your listing is a great way to get more bookings and to stand out from the competition. But how do you know what amenities to showcase? In order to figure this our you must look at similar listings in your area. Look at the competition As a proactive host, you should…

How to Be the Best Airbnb Host
Guest Experience Home Sharing (hosting with private rooms) Vacation Rentals (short term rentals)

How to Be the Best Airbnb Host

If you’ve been hosting on Airbnb for a while or If you’re thinking of becoming an Airbnb host, you might be wondering: How can I get started on the right foot to become the best Airbnb host? The answer is to be an Airbnb guest yourself. This might seem like a no-brainer, especially if you’ve…