They say that imitation is the sincerest form of flattery, and I couldn't agree more! There is no shame in appropriating other peoples' good ideas and adding your own twist. In fact, history is full of examples of ideas being copied and improved upon. A truly original idea is a rare thing, and most inventions are more likely to be a refinement of an existing concept. The best thing about staying in other people's Airbnb properties when you travel, is being able to pick up c
Referrals are the most effective form of marketing and your guests could be your greatest sales team!
Here's a cheap and easy way for your guests to spread the word about your awesome Airbnb:
Leave business cards or postcards that promote your property for your guests to take away as a memento, or to give to their friends! Create a card that shows: - A logo or picture that represents your property - Your property's listing ID or URL (ie: www.airbnb.com.au/rooms/2448210) -
Newsflash: (human insight) People won't read if they can look at a picture. So what do your pictures say about your property and how can you attract the eye of the beholder?
Here are my basic tips, and watch out for my next post on how to style your space! If you are listing on Airbnb, take advantage of the free photography offer.
Yes, that's right: It's totally FREE! You apply online and the photographer will contact you within a few days to arrange a time.
Many hosts are reporting a slow-down in bookings right now. The consensus seems to be that there is an imbalance in supply & demand as a result of the runaway success of AirBnb's Host Acquisition program. So what can you do about it? Here are 7 tips to kick-start your enquiries: 1 Change your lead picture. Do it weekly to prevent viewing fatigue (guests skipping over your property because they've seen it before) 2 Change the title of your property listing - same logic as