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airbnb pricing strategy

Airbnb Pricing Strategy: Getting Started

You’ve now got your Airbnb listed, and you’re ready to start making money, whether it’s a side hustle, to pay the mortgage or both. Now you’re in the Airbnb interface, and you have to decide on an Airbnb pricing strategy. In the back of your mind, you realize this could have a huge impact on how much money you make. But where do you start?
Start right here! This blog post will lay out how to set up a great pricing strategy that will make you the most money you can and give you peace of mind that you’re doing perfectly.

airbnb plus

Airbnb Plus: How Can You Get Your Property Listed?

Wondering if the Airbnb Plus program is a good fit for you and your home? Let’s find out together! Will review the pros and cons and discuss the requirements. Happy reading!

airbnb requirements

Airbnb Requirements: Know your Paperwork

Local governments have been cracking down on Airbnb – with many outlawing (or severely prohibiting) it altogether. It’s a bit of a challenge to find the precise requirements to starting your Airbnb business. But don’t worry; this article is going to point you in the right direction and give you all the information you need to know (and where to get it) to be compliant.

how make money with Airbnb

How to make money with Airbnb? The true story of a host.

So, is being an Airbnb host really worth it? Do the pros outweigh the cons? Can you make good money rening on Airbnb?
I asked myself this question nearly six years ago as I considered the options for my rental property.
It’s not for everyone, however (as you’ll soon find out), but hopefully, this article will help you to decide if becoming an Airbnb host is worth it for you.

Best rental listing sites

Best Rental Listing Sites for Hosts

Are you a host looking for the best rental listing sites for your vacation rental property to get more bookings and maximize your profit? This article will help you get started.

Airbnb self-check-in

Airbnb Self-Check-In: No More Waiting for Your Guests’ Arrival

Providing your Airbnb guests with a great experience from start to finish is essential, so first of all, you should ensure a smooth check-in process. The best solution is to offer them self-check-in when guests can access your property using a key lockbox, smart lock, or keypad. Let’s see how to set up the self-check-in process.

Airbnb cleaning checklist

Airbnb Cleaning Checklist: Don’t Miss a Spot

No matter what type of accommodation you offer on Airbnb, cleanliness is of the utmost importance to your guests. If your guests notice one small thing that was not cleaned properly, they’ll let you know if your cleaning standards aren’t up to par. It’s crucial not to miss a spot and our list will come in handy.

Airbnb long-term rentals

Airbnb Long-Term Rentals: Is It a Good Fit for You?

Due to the coronavirus pandemic and travel limitations, Airbnb hosts experience a drop in bookings and are scrambling to find new guests. To keep their businesses afloat, many of them are turning their property into Airbnb long-term rentals. But is it a smart approach? Let’s find out.

how to start an airbnb business

How to Start an Airbnb Business: Questions Answered

You are wondering how to be an Airbnb host? Anyone can list an extra room on the Airbnb website, and signing up to become an Airbnb host is fairly simple. Still, there’s a number of steps to take and pitfalls to avoid. Don’t worry, we’ll guide you.

Starting a vacation rental business

Starting a Vacation Rental Business: 101 Guide

Are you thinking about starting a vacation rental business? First and foremost, you need to ensure you understand the industry and all the operations.
If you don’t know where to start, read this article where we discuss the basics. Here you’ll find some must-know tips for vacation rental success.

airbnb host checklist

Airbnb Host Checklist: Setting Up for Airbnb

Planning to start a short-term rental business on Airbnb and are looking for an Airbnb startup checklist? In this post, you’ll find an Airbnb host checklist of essential things you will need to invest in for the greatest experience for your guests.

vacation rental investment

Vacation Rental Investment: Is It Worth It?

Thinking about real estate investment to make money outside your 9-to-5 job? Buying a vacation rental home might be the best way to enter the real estate business and become a property investor.

rental arbitrage

Rental Arbitrage: How to Make Money on Airbnb without Buying a Property

Many people think that they must own property first before building an Airbnb business. That’s not true thanks to rental arbitrage. Through this business model, you can still become an Airbnb host even if you don’t own a house or apartment. We’re about to tell you how to run the rental arbitrage business efficiently.

Airbnb house rules

Airbnb House Rules: Actionable Tips and Templates

Airbnb house rules are just important as a strong description, clear photos, and a catchy headline in your Airbnb listing. Guests just need a bit of information and direction about your home and what you allow.
Make sure to add good vibes to the recipe, and follow our tips.

navigating through covid

How Smartbnb Navigated Through Covid-19

It’s been a tough couple of months with the STR idustry heavily impacted by the pandemic.
Here’s our take on the situation: product development, team management, and next steps.

airbnb welcome letter

Airbnb Welcome Letter: Tips and Templates

what if I tell you that you can win your guests before they arrive just by sending them an awesome Airbnb welcome letter?
A warm welcome letter will frame their opinion of your place and make a great first impression. It will show your guest that you care about them and their wishes.

Airbnb competitors

Competitors For Airbnb: Who’s Stealing Market Share From The Industry Giant?

Inside the Airbnb bubble, it’s easy to think that it exists as an isolated island devoid from any competition in the outside world.
However, this couldn’t be further from the truth.

Airbnb Property Management: Boosting Your Guest Experience

Airbnb management software is being used by thousands of property managers worldwide to scale up their operations on Airbnb.
But, is it reserved just for property managers?
Or, is it something that everyday hosts like you and me can use too?

Wait!
You are missing out!

Smartbnb helps you automate messaging, team and operations management, and run all your Airbnb and Vrbo properties from one convenient dashboard.

Best thing?

You can start totally free!

No credit card needed