Vacation Rental Marketing Plan

Take professional photos of your property. If you can afford a professional, it’s worth the investment. If you decide to DIY, the tips we provided will help you get better photos. Identify your unique selling proposition. Figure out what makes your property unique, and focus on it in your description, title, and website content. Create Read more

The Ultimate Airbnb Listing Optimization Guide

Listing your property on Airbnb is one of the easiest ways to quickly start getting bookings. In this guide, we’re going over how to optimize your Airbnb listing, so you can get more bookings with higher nightly rates. Keep in mind that even though these ideas are specifically for Airbnb, the principles here apply generally Read more

The Best Airbnb Pricing Tools in 2021 – Maximize Profits with Automated, Dynamic Pricing

One of the easiest ways to maximize your vacation rental profits is to optimize your pricing. In this post, we’ve reviewed the top 3 dynamic pricing tools to help you choose the best one for your business. Though often referred to as Airbnb dynamic pricing tools, these tools can also optimize and automate your pricing Read more

An Overview of Lodgify – Features, Pricing, & Our Review

Lodgify is a vacation rental management software best known for its direct booking website builder. With Lodgify, you can easily create your own website to take direct bookings, and sync those bookings with other channels like Airbnb and Vrbo. In this post, we’re going over the main features, pricing plans, and our overall Lodgify review, Read more

How to Design a Vacation Rental Website For More Bookings

Having a website for your vacation rental has several benefits. One of these benefits is the ability to independently and effectively market your property. Here are five vacation rental website design best practices to help you get more bookings. Disclosure: This post contains affiliate links, and we may earn a commission at no extra cost Read more

The Best Vacation Rental Software in 2021 – Manage & Grow Your Business

In the last several years, there’s been an explosion of vacation rental software platforms, designed to save you time and stress, and maximize your profits. This post is a running list of the best vacation rental software we’ve found, organized by category to help you find what you’re looking for. You might even find something Read more

How to Build Your Own Direct Booking Website in 2021

A website can be one of the most valuable marketing assets in your vacation rental business. And the good news is that you can create a direct booking website in just a few clicks. There are several different ways to build a direct booking website, so we’ve created this guide with information and examples to Read more

How to Use Lodgify & Squarespace to Create a Direct Booking Website

Squarespace is the website builder of choice for many because of their beautiful templates and intuitive website builder features. But if you want to create a direct booking website for your vacation rental, you’ll need to integrate a third-party booking engine like Lodgify. Combining the vacation rental management features of Lodgify with a Squarespace website Read more

The Best Vacation Rental WordPress Themes (For Direct Bookings)

If you’re looking for a vacation rental WordPress theme (and plugins) that can handle direct bookings, you have a few different options. In this post, we’re featuring the vacation rental themes and plugins from MotoPress and Homey, which we recommend for most clients who want to create a direct booking website on WordPress. Disclosure: Some Read more

Vacation Rental Marketing Guide

The vacation rental marketplace is more competitive than it’s ever been. And as the market becomes even more crowded, it’s becoming more and more important to effectively market your properties online. We’ve put together this Vacation Rental Marketing Guide to give you ideas for marketing your vacation rental property. This includes Airbnb marketing tips as Read more

Niche Vacation Rental Listing Sites

Listing on popular platforms like Airbnb and VRBO is a great way to get exposure and more bookings. But as a vacation rental owner, you might benefit from identifying smaller, more niche listing sites. These sites have less traffic overall, but they are also less competitive, and the traffic is more targeted and specific. If Read more

How to Add Your Airbnb Calendar to Your Website

Adding your Airbnb listing or availability calendar to your vacation rental website can be a simple way to encourage your website visitors to book. In this post, we’re going over the different options you have to integrate your Airbnb listing with your website. If you want the best way to integrate your Airbnb listings with Read more