Expert Interview: Increasing Conversion Rates with Rex Brown

Are your conversion rates of inquiries to bookings low or getting worse? Have you taken the time to examine what you do and how you might be able to improve it?  My interview guest, Rex Brown from Vacation Rental Mastery shares some powerful insights on how to accomplish this goal.  Rex is a fellow speaker […]

Vacation Rental Interior Design Secrets with Mercedes Brennan

Is your vacation rental so desirable that guests want to go right past renting your VR to actually purchasing your home? Even if you don’t want to sell, can you imagine the increase in bookings with the interior done right? Yes, Mercedes knows interior design. Her own VR was such a hit that after just 4 months […]

Top 3 Online Contract Options for Vacation Rental Owners

  Ladies and gents, gather the kids & pack the car.  I’m about to take you into the future. Actually, the future (online contracts, online payments, book it now, etc.) is already reality for most of us. Now we are just waiting for everyone else to catch up and join the party. It’s time to […]

Expert Interview: Vacation Rental Photography with Tyann Marcink

  Almost every VR owner starts the same way. I know I did… As soon as your vacation rental is ready to list on VRBO or FlipKey, you grab the nearest camera or camera phone and quickly take a bunch of photos. Some are better than others, so you think “Oh these will do the […]

5 Ways to Reply to Vacation Rental Inquiries Faster & Increase Bookings

Just like these ATT commercials, Faster is Better – especially for Responding to Vacation Rental Inquiries! As any vacation rental owner or property manager will tell you, responding quickly to inquires is one of the easiest ways to increase your conversion rate. The difference between responding in 20 minutes versus 20 hours is astounding. No […]

Free Help Setting Up Your VRBO Listing

    Hello my Vacation Rental friends! I’m offering a unique personal service to help new vacation rental owners and not-so-new owners who want to increase bookings. I want to help you get started on the right foot with VRBO.com. Using the power of a video screen-share we will literally walk through the entire listing process […]

Manage Your Vacation Rental Passwords Easily & Securely with this Free Tool

  If you are anything like me, you HATE passwords. And I’m a lover, not a hater! Passwords are a necessary evil on the Internet. However, there is a service that sucker punches the annoying part of passwords right in the face, yet safely protects the important security that passwords provide. LastPass is a completely […]

Security Camera Demo: Why (Almost) Every VR Owner Should Have One

  Remember when you got your first smartphone?  You probably thought “Geez, why didn’t I get one of these years ago?” Well my friends, you will have the same exact feeling when you finally break down and get a security camera for your vacation home rental. Trust me, it happened to this guy. I’m so […]

How-To: Pay Your Vacation Rental Sales Taxes

  Paying sales taxes is just one of the basic responsibilities that must not be taken lightly. It’s the one leg we can stand on when cities and counties are considering shutting down vacation rentals. If there are a large portion of the Vacation Rentals that are not paying, it’s that much easier for them […]