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How to Improve Your Airbnb Amenities
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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
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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 […]

How much money I made hosting on Airbnb for an entire year
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How much money I made hosting on Airbnb for an entire year

Airbnb has changed my life in a multitude of ways. Sharing my three bedroom home with complete strangers for an entire year altered my perception regarding personal space. It’s not something that I particularly thought I would enjoy, but given my financial situation, it made sense. I’m all about utilizing resources […]

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 […]

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 […]

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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, […]