5 Tips to Land a Job at Booking.com’s Homes and Apartments Division

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I had the pleasure to speak at several vacation rental industry events, such as the VRMA National Conference in Phoenix and the Vacation Rental World Summit in Barcelona. I met friends and business connections who were very interested in knowing Booking.com now had a clear focus Homes and Apartments. But I also got into contact with a few people who wanted to know more about … Read More

Why you should be attending Vacation Rental World Summit 2016

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How about attending a vacation rental conference organized by your peers? How about listening from people like you, learning from their success, taking away real actionable advice? This is what the 2016 edition fo the Vacation Rental World Summit is about. I’ve already mentioned Antonio Bortolotti several times in this blog. He was of my mentors when I joined the vacation … Read More

Let’s meet up at the 2016 VRMA National Conference #VRMA2016

VRMA 2016 National Conference

The 2016 VRMA National Conference is taking place in Phoenix (Chandler), Arizona, from October 16 to 19. This event, put together by the Vacation Rental Managers Association (to which my company Fashion Fox and thus this blog RentalPreneurs belong) is the world’s biggest conference for vacation rental owners and and property managers. If you are attending this, let’s meet up! … Read More

Home-Sharing Platforms You Need to Incorporate into Your Business

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You will find here a guest blog post by Glenn Carter of the Casual Capitalist. I found it interesting to have him share on his views on diversifying the marketing channels for your vacation rental business. This is a nice complement to my series on niche vacation rental sites. – Thibault “Glenn, I just had a couple cancellations in a … Read More

Firebnb – Making your last-minute deals on Airbnb more visible

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In order to fill up your Airbnb listing, you sometimes have to discount your price to attract last-minute bookings. But how do you let Airbnb users know that they are getting a great deal? How do they know that the price is much lower than usual, that they are getting much better value than usual? Firebnb‘s goal is to help Airbnb … Read More

How to maximize your rental revenues with Airdna’s Pricing Copilot

AIRDNA'S pricing copilot

What if you could visualize your rental competition on a map? Imagine that you could see how competing vacation rentals are faring on Airbnb: Their occupancy rates, their nightly prices, their yearly revenues, their availability in the coming weeks and much more. What if, as a real estate investor, you could get this type of information to assess a market opportunity? Would … Read More

Facebook Ad Goals Explained For Vacation Rentals

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The world of Facebook ads is very complex compared to running Google AdWords or Bing Ads. While those platforms relatively narrow set of targeting options, it can still be daunting to learn how to set up an effective Google AdWords campaigns. For Facebook Ads, that learning curve is even steeper. Today, I’d like to break down how you can navigate … Read More