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Vacation Rental Networking: 7 Tips to Increase Connections, Sales

Like it or not, vacation rental networking has become crucial to establishing connections in the industry. The power behind face-to-face networking helps property managers become a part of their community and meet other individuals and businesses with similar goals. A study from Hubspot even shows that 95 percent of participants believe face-to-face meetings are essential for long-term business relationships. “The …

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First-time Blog Tips: Marketing Through Effective Content Creation

Reports show that to rank in search engines and market brands more effectively, websites need unique content added on a regular basis. One popular way to add this type of content is to write and publish blog posts. Blogs serve several purposes, including showcasing destinations, featuring a business and activities, driving visitors to websites, and providing readers an in-depth look …

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6 Tech Amenities Guests Need in Their Vacation Rental

With fast-growing demands in travel experience, vacation rental owners and managers can no longer offer just the basics. Many guests want their vacation rental to have the same amenities as their home and will become dissatisfied if those needs are not met. It’s commonplace to provide fresh linens, towels, space and comfort, but travelers now want convenience and connectivity while …

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LinkedIn Guide: 3 Ways to Gain Vacation Rental Exposure

LinkedIn – named the world’s largest professional network – has 450 million users worldwide, with 120 million in the U.S. alone. According to a BeBusinessed.com article, the site has the highest visitor-to-lead conversion rates across all social media platforms. When considering these numbers and potential connections, it’s easy to see why business professionals around the world use this social platform. …

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Vacation Rental Reviews Can Make or Break Income

Do online vacation rental reviews really affect the leisure travel industry? The short answer is: Yes. Due to the popularity and influence reviews have on customers, they are here to stay. For property owners specifically, reviews have a huge impact on how others view a vacation rental and the experience when staying in that rental. In fact, negative or no …

FlipStream App Simplifies Vacation Rental Turnover Process

The FlipStream app – designed by iTrip Vacations – is a mobile-ready application that allows iTrip Vacations’ property managers to monitor the entire turn-over process from their smartphone. The app provides users easy access to everything they need to oversee the process in real-time, regardless of their location. “We are excited to release this cutting-edge technology to our franchisees and …

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Design Made Easy Simplifies Vacation Rental Updating Process

With a focus on simplifying the interior design experience, Design Made Easy (DME) provides a custom app where users manage the entire vacation rental updating process via their iPad. Users can see design ideas in real-time, order materials and have them delivered direct to the rental. Additionally, the app helps vacation rental owners and managers keep track of their projects …

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6 Ways to Dominate the HomeAway Best Match Program

Major listing sites such as HomeAway have followed search engine examples and now use algorithms to prioritize vacation rental exposure. This change brought about much debate in the industry and has left many property owners trying to figure out why they continue to see a decrease in bookings and online traffic. However, there are six steps to implement that will …

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Party Squasher Prevents Parties, Enhances Security

Whether renting a home for additional income or managing multiple units as part of a larger business model, you know vacation rentals are a valuable asset. Additionally, the rise in vacation rental usage and thriving industry growth have pushed security to the No. 1 concern among owners and managers. To address these issues and fulfill a need in the industry, …

Vacation Rental Remodel Spotlight With Loretta Luhman

Many vacation rental owners and managers struggle with the decision to update their home. Vacation rental remodel costs can start at several thousand dollars, and the process can become time consuming. However, remodeling a home may become necessary to attract guests, so they book that rental over a competitor’s. Renovating can increase interest and bookings, all generating more income and …