Tag: Airbnb Guide

What Is Airbnb
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What Is Airbnb

Even though Airbnb is the largest home-sharing platform in the world, many people have not heard of Airbnb. Others may have heard of Airbnb, but do not understand how it works or who would use it. In this article I will explain what Airbnb is, how it works, and who […]

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 […]

Bike Commuter in Portland Oregon
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My Airbnb Host Saved My Life

I was at a cross-road in life… My partner and I were living in Germany but it was not an ideal situation. I was well-educated with a Master’s degree in Business Administration working as a factory operator. Even though I loved my partner, there were no jobs available in my […]

Good Design Is Good Business
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Good Design Is Good Business

As the sharing economy grows in popularity, more people are listing their homes and apartments on Airbnb. If you already host on Airbnb, you are going to have more listings to compete with, making it more of a challenge to achieve your occupancy goals. At the last Airbnb meetup I attended, […]

Starting An Airbnb Business Part 2: Pricing
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Starting An Airbnb Business Part 2: Pricing

In part 1 of this multi-step guide you learned how to conduct market research. Market research is an extremely important part of starting any business, because it will either confirm or reject the validity of a potential business opportunity. When it comes to getting started as an Airbnb host, market […]

The House Manual: It’s All In The Details
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The House Manual: It’s All In The Details

As a newbie to hosting, I’m finding that remembering all of the details is a never ending process. I have quickly learned that the house manual is the heart and soul of your rental! I cannot stress enough how important it is to communicate expectations for both the host and the guest. Expectations not […]