Author: Chris

Simple Guidelines To Writing a Foolproof Airbnb House Manual

Picture this.  You’re on vacation, lounging on the beach.  This vacation is even more special because you rented out your place back home and the Airbnb money is virtually covering all of your expenses.  Not a worry in the world…until. 

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7 Things You Must Have in Your Airbnb Guidebook

If you’re not aware, Airbnb lets you create a guidebook for people to see when they book a reservation at your place.  What is a guidebook you ask?  Airbnb refers to a guidebook as “a collection of recommended places near

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5 Important Questions to Ask When Setting Minimum and Maximum Stay Limits on Airbnb

When bringing someone into your home on Airbnb you want to make sure to set expectations, especially on the duration of their stay.  Here are 5 important things to consider when setting minimum and maximum stay limits on your Airbnb

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How To Respond To Negative Reviews and Look Like a Pro on Airbnb

Let’s face it, no matter how good of an Airbnb host you become, it is impossible to keep everyone happy. You are bound to have at least one guest find something that they don’t love about your place. And there

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How To Get Positive Reviews on Airbnb

We’ve already talked about some of the most important factors when creating a successful Airbnb Listing.  Yes you need top notch photos and a killer description.  But even after you have these things in place, how do you properly execute

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5 Tips To Rent Your Apartment as The Ultimate Super Bowl Pad!

In honor of the big game this weekend, I thought we’d take a break from our typical posts and have some fun.  Everyone loves a great Super Bowl party.  Lots of people are traveling for the game or for ski

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How Airbnb’s Hospitality Standards Can Make You A Better Host

Airbnb has made no secret that it’s setting out to challenge the conventional hospitality standards.  While no one is going to confuse your Airbnb listing with a room at the Hilton, certain best practices of the hotel industry can be

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How To Get The All Important First Review On Airbnb

People often ask me questions about getting started as an Airbnb host.  Sometimes the most difficult part of getting started is getting that all important first review.  Positive reviews will obviously lead to more bookings, but what does it take

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5 Extra Clever Ways To Get Your Airbnb Listing Seen

Even if you’ve done everything right when setting up your listing, it never hurts to go the extra mile to ensure that it’s being seen by the right people.  Sometimes it’s the little creative things you do that help your

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Hack The Airbnb Search Algorithm With Calendar Updates

As a good host, you want your potential guests to see an accurate window into your availability when they are searching.  Airbnb uses an algorithm to determine which of these listing will be shown first, and having an updated calendar

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