Resources

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How to Build Your Own Direct Booking Website

Break free from OTAs like Airbnb with your own direct booking website. This guide will help you decide what kind of website you want and how to create it.

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The Best Vacation Rental Software (6 Categories)

The right vacation rental software can both make your life easier and maximize your profits. Here are our top picks from 6 different software categories.

Vacation Rental Marketing Guide for Hosts

The Ultimate Airbnb Hosting Checklist

This guide includes everything you need to host guests successfully, including a vacation rental inventory checklist and other tips for managing operations.


Vacation Rental Software

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The Best Vacation Rental Software (6 Categories)

The right vacation rental software can make your life easier, and maximize your profits. Here are our top picks from several different categories.

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The Best Airbnb Dynamic Pricing Tools

Using a dynamic pricing tool (like Wheelhouse) is one of the easiest ways to maximize your vacation rental profits.

The Best Vacation Rental Channel Managers

A channel manager can make your life a lot easier. We’ve done the research to help you choose the best one for your vacation rental business.

How to Build a Vacation Rental Website

The Best Website Builders for Vacation Rentals

Compare the leading website builders for vacation rentals, and choose the best one to create your own direct booking website.

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Keeping Your Vacation Rental Calendars in Sync

Listing your properties on multiple channels is a great way to get more bookings. Here’s how to keep all your calendars in sync.


Airbnb Hosting Tips

Vacation Rental Marketing Guide for Hosts

The Ultimate Airbnb Hosting Checklist

This guide includes everything you need to host guests successfully, including an Airbnb inventory checklist and other tips for managing operations.

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The Best Towels For Your Airbnb or Vacation Rental

Providing your guests with quality towels can mean more positive reviews. Here are the towels we recommend for your Airbnb or vacation rental.

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Vacation Rental Kitchen Inventory Checklist

Access to a kitchen is one reason some guests choose to book an Airbnb. Here are the kitchen items we recommend offering your guests.

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The Best Smart TV For Your Airbnb

Make it easy for your guests to watch their favorite movies and TV shows with a smart TV. Here’s what to look for when buying a TV for your Airbnb.

Airbnb Stain Removal & Prevention Guide

If you’re an Airbnb host, you’re going to have to deal with stains. This guide will help you tackle whatever stains you might encounter.

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The Best Mattress For Your Airbnb

Give your guests a hotel-like sleeping experience with a quality yet affordable mattress. Here’s our top pick and what to look for in a mattress for your Airbnb.

Useful Signs For Your Airbnb Guests

Here are some of the most common and useful vacation rental signs you can put up in your Airbnb bathroom, kitchen, and elsewhere to help your guests.


Vacation Rental Web Design

Woman creating a vacation rental website

How to Build Your Own Direct Booking Website

Break free from OTAs like Airbnb with your own direct booking website. This guide will help you decide what kind of website you want and how to create it.

How to Build a Vacation Rental Website

The Best Vacation Rental Website Builders

Compare the leading website builders for vacation rentals, and choose the best one to create your own direct booking website.

The Best Vacation Rental Website Templates

There are a million ways to make a vacation rental website. Decide what sort of website you want and learn how to create it yourself.


Vacation Rental Marketing

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Airbnb Pricing Strategy – Maximize Your Profits

Try these 5 tips and best practices to improve your Airbnb pricing strategy and maximize your profits.

The Best Listing Sites For Your Vacation Rental

From the big listing sites like Airbnb, Vrbo, Booking.com to smaller niche listing sites, here are the best places to list your property.

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How to Write Better Airbnb Titles

Besides your listing photo, your Airbnb title is the most important feature of your listing. Here’s how to stand out and get more bookings.

Vacation Rental Marketing Guide for Hosts

Vacation Rental Marketing Guide – Stand Out Online

Learn how to make your property stand out online and get more bookings. This guide is a thorough introduction to online marketing for your vacation rental.

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Airbnb SEO – Boost Your Search Rankings

Try these 15 simple strategies to boost your rankings in Airbnb searches and get more bookings.


Other Resources

Vacation Rental Guides – This resource hub from Lodgify has a lot of in-depth resources to help you manage and scale your vacation rental business. They also regularly publish to their blog.

Airhosts Forum – This is one of the largest and most active forums for Airbnb hosts and vacation rental owners.

iGMS Blog – The iGMS blog is a good source for vacation rental hosts and property managers to find useful articles.

Porter Blog – The blog from the team at Your Porter is another good place to find useful tips for Airbnb management.