Author: Daniel Rusteen

How to Improve Your Airbnb Amenities
Hosting Tips

How to Improve Your Airbnb Amenities

Providing a wide array of non-standard Airbnb amenities to your guests is one of the easiest ways to improve your listing and obtain five-star reviews.  Most guests expect basic amenities they would commonly find in a hotel, but there are many ways to exceed their expectations. Think of it this […]

Airbnb Pricing Hack For More Views
Hosting Tips

Airbnb Pricing Hack For More Views

There’s a little known Airbnb pricing hack among Airbnb pro’s to virtually guarantee more views and reservations. This pricing hack only works when you’re connected to either Smart Pricing (with one exception) or an intelligent pricing partner (I recommend Everbooked for US hosts and Beyond Pricing for everyone else; see my […]

4 Tips to 5-Star Airbnb Reviews
Hosting Tips

4 Tips to 5-Star Airbnb Reviews

Three-percent of all Airbnb hosts are considered Superhosts. One of the metrics to achieving this status is receiving at least 80% 5-star overall reviews. I hope this puts into perspective how hard and important getting a 5-star review is. It’s so important that there’s a black market for buying and […]

September 2016
Airbnb News

September 2016

In this monthly piece, I’m going to focus on the fun and interesting news coming out about Airbnb. I’ll mostly be ignoring news from governments and special-interest groups about regulation, litigation, taxes, housing crisis, etc. Airbnb Will Hold Hosts to Higher Standard, Hire More Minorities This is shocking! If you deny […]

August 2016
Airbnb News

August 2016

In this monthly piece covering Airbnb News, I’m going to focus on the fun and interesting news coming out about Airbnb. I’ll mostly be ignoring news from governments and special-interest groups about regulation, litigation, taxes, housing crisis, etc. What’s Causing the Housing Shortage in Your Hometown? I had to lead off […]