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How Good Is Your Lead Photo?

There is way more than just a good photo to encourage viewers to click on Your advert over the dozens they see on the same page of your listing site. Tyann Marcink shares her secrets to win over your competitors.

Mark Your Calendar! Summit Dates Are Out

Mark your calendar for November 6-8, 2015 from 9:00am to 4:00pm Eastern (NY Time) and if you can’t make it don’t worry, because you can always get unlimited access to all recordings, each speaker, the community and all the other goodies that make the Vacation Rental World Summit the best online learning experience in the VR industry.
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What Would You Do If You Were Me?

Would you give your property to an inquiring guest for free? Last year we gave the Summit away to 15,472 property owners and managers that way. This year we're running an even better edition of what is considered by many the most important online learning experience of the year in the industry.

What if They Shut Down Your Business Overnight?

If you rely heavily or solely on listing sites to bring you business and bookings I would strongly recommend that you read this open letter to AirBNB written by a SuperHost who saw his business literally go bust overnight without any explanation.
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Vacation Rental World Summit 2014

In 2014 we had this crazy idea of putting together the first ever online educational event in the Vacation Rental Industry. Probably not such a crazy idea, if 15,472 owners and managers from around the world gathered together to watch it.
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What Would You Like To Learn This Year?

2014 will be a pivotal year in the VR industry: a few big changes are expected to be introduced by major players, and they may affect the way we've been managing our Vacation Rentals so far. So we need to stay focused and updated on what's going on, what's working and what may not work anymore without you even knowing it...

Extend Your Booking Season

A questions we get asked more often at the events we speak to is the following: "How Can I Extend My Booking Season"? It is a pressing need of most property owners and we found a pretty interesting solution!
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7 Quick Stats To Fine Tune Your Strategy in 2014

On our last post I told you I’ve been crazy busy researching the latest industry trends over 2013. I also told you I was going to let you know how to take advantage of “A Black Friday No Brainer”… Well, before I share the deal and since I am known to over deliver, I’ve got a little surprise for you that can pave the way to the best advice you are going to get from me on “Black Friday” for your 2014 booking season! Click on the 'Read more' link below to access the "State Of The Industry (Condensed)"...
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Are You Ready For 2014 Booking Season?

As you well know, next year’s booking season is quickly approaching and there is no better time than now to grab a one time only exclusive deal we are willing to share with you to allow you to maximize your rental income even more in 2014! We’ve been crazy busy researching the latest industry trends, implementing new secrets strategies to address more and more vacationers online and increasing enquiry to booking conversion rate like never before. And we came up with substantial results after lots of testing...
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How To Know If Your Prospect Opened Your Email?

"How Do I Know If My Email Reached My Prospect?" This is a big issue for all of us, property owners and managers who often wonder whether our reply to an enquiry ever made it through the spam filters and into our prospect's inbox. We developed a pretty simple, yet really powerful workaround, which enabled us to check what happens to our emails 98% of the times and therefore allows all our next moves, which are the core of our winning formula for getting an enquiry to conversion rate of 60-70% when the industry average is roughly 10-15%! Want to know what we do?
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20 Tips Under 20 Minutes - Double Your Results

When Matt Landau dropped us an email a few weeks ago to share a promo of his latest ebook with us for our perusal, we couldn't but say "Awesome stuff!". Matt is another very dedicated, professional owner who turned his passion into a lifestyle and made a wonderful living out of it just like us. He is a deep connoisseur of the VR market a reputable guy who knows the dos and don'ts of the VR industry and shares lots of good advice, so when he talks, we listen! Click the 'Read more' link to grab your complimentary copy of 2 ebooks at once!