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3 Days To Contemplate. 2 Minutes To Implement. 10% Increased Yearly Profits.

  About 2 years ago I welcomed a new investor to my vacation rental company and one of the first things we did was increase the prices across the board. This was a little bit difficult for me because

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What If I Googled Your Rental Right Now?

  Let’s face it: consumer research these days is done on the web. So when travelers hear about your rental, or perhaps stumble across it on VRBO, you can bet they’re going to cross-reference those

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“The Best” Thing I Have Learned In 2 Years?

I started Vacation Rental Marketing Blog about 4 years ago and it’s been a roller coaster learning curve for me. You see, I have experience generating bookings for vacation rentals. But I am NOT an expert

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Leaders & Laggards In The Vacation Rental Marketplace (2013)

  The vacation rental industry is polarized by two distinct types of owners, Leaders and Laggards, a new Vacation Rental Marketing Blog survey finds. Contrary to popular belief, generating a strong

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Vacation Rental Photographer Test: Before and After

Debbie Martin, the owner of Pilrig House Apartments, was not unlike a lot of my subscribers. Her fleet of 3 apartment rentals in Scotland was a good, thriving business. She had been a previous finalist

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Article Archive

Every week, thousands of vacation rental owners/managers get my newsletter. If you aren’t on my list, you can sign up for free HERE. In case you missed any previous posts, here they are ordered by

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Naming A Vacation Rental – Why Your Property Needs A Name

If you are serious about your vacation rental, you need to represent something. This article explains how to go about creating a name brand so that vacationers will be drawn to your identity.

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“Why I Cancelled My Hotel Reservations In Favor Of A Vacation Rental”

  Dave McCormick is like a lot of people. As the Owner of Pro Kitchen Gear, Dave travels a lot. And whether for business or pleasure, he has been a hotel traveler all his life. He’s always liked

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3 Vacation Rental Guru Predictions For 2013

  There are a lot of REALLY smart people in the vacation rental game right now and I thought it would be great to get three of them down, on paper, predicting what we’re all about to see next.

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Vacation Rental Pictures: The Before & After

OK so you’ve heard me say it time and time again: photographs are perhaps the most defining factor in setting yourself apart from your competition and booking more nights. But you still haven’t quite

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Good vs. Great Vacation Rental Photography

One of the most popular articles I’ve ever written was a case study about the “Value of Professional Vacation Rental Photos.” If you didn’t read that piece and gain a new perspective

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New Vacation Rental Marketing Survey Exposes Challenges For Owners

> More than half (51 percent) of all vacation rental owners use listing sites as their sole form of marketing. This group experiences the lowest average annual occupancy rate across all owner types

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