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Full Occupancy 2016

How Do You Know If Your Email Reached Your Prospect? Check This Out!

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Have wondered why you sometimes don’t get any reply from travelers who sent you an inquiry? Why is that? Maybe they booked something else already. Maybe they changed their mind. Maybe they didn’t like your offer or the way you responded.

My New Year Resolution: Take 'YOU' To Full Occupancy

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Now that for the 9th year in a row, I have plenty of time to focus on what I do best and what I love most, besides hosting guests from around the world in our rentals, I can share how I do what I do, so you can model and achieve better results.

Matt Landau & Vacation Rental World Summit

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Download the prioritization matrix used by Matt Landau for determining your main action plan. A pretty useful matrix to keep at hand at all times.
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Reviews and Testimonials 2.0 - Want to 'Really' Stand Out?

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There is a simple tool that can provide you with genuine reviews and raving testimonials to skyrocket your reputation. And best of all, it's free!
Session 1 - VRWS2015

Your #1 Asset (and the top 3 tools nobody is telling you about)

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In your Quest for independence from OTAs and listing sites, your own website plays a fundamental role. Vacation Rental Website design and 3 great tools nobody is telling you about is what the first session of the Vacation Rental World Summit will focus on.

Signals - How To Know If Your Prospect Opened Your Mail

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On a previous article we mentioned the existence of a pretty cool new tool released by Hubspot called Signals: a free script you install in one click, which allows you to track all your email messages and find out when they reach your targets and what they do with your content.

Extend Your Booking Season

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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!

7 Quick Stats To Fine Tune Your Strategy in 2014

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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)"...

Are You Ready For 2014 Booking Season?

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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...
Have you ever wondered any of these things?

How To Know If Your Prospect Opened Your Email?

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"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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Tripadvisor Review: Here Comes Review Express!

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Are you using Tripadvisor to promote your property? If not, then you should! Early in May, Tripadvisor rolled out a free marketing tool called 'Review Express': you can now send bulk emails to all of your past guests to ask for a review and therefore leverage the power of one of the most important factors influencing decisions for over 90% percent of holiday makers.

The idea seems pretty interesting and luring, given the fact that we can personally confirm how lots of (positive), genuine and recent reviews get you more enquiries and help you out converting them into actual bookings, once you follow the exact steps we perform (and we teach online) to "wow" our prospective guests and clear any doubt!

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Vacation Rental Marketing: How to Automate Social Media Marketing

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No doubt, many social media managers are still on the brink about the effectiveness and ROI of spending time creating content and managing numerous social media accounts. If my previous blog post, Vacation Rental Marketing: 5 Reasons You Shouldn’t Ignore Social Media, still didn’t convince you of the importance of being active on social media, I am pretty certain this blog post will.
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A Photo Book of Your Home?

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[av_dropcap2 color="default"]H[/av_dropcap2]ave you ever thought about having a beautiful photo book of your own holiday home? One of those books you see on the shelves of every bookstore... If you don't know what we are talking about, maybe Taschen can come to the rescue!
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Tripadvisor Review: Here Comes Review Express!

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Tripadvisor Review - What Is Review Express? Tripadvisor Review…