Writing host reviews is not a rocket science. It’s a time-stealer, though. In this article, you will get plenty of useful templates for your reviews. Even better: we’ll teach you to automate the whole process.
The number of bookings you get on Airbnb has a direct correlation to your visibility within Airbnb’s search results. The higher you rank, the more bookings you’ll get.
Want some actionable tips on boosting your Airbnb rankings? Look no further!
Have you ever had one of those guests that just keep nit-picking at everything?
These are the types of guests that’ll go out of their way to leave you a bad review.
Is there something you can do about it?
As a host, you want financial certainty and zero cancellations.
Your guests, however, want maximum flexibility with the ability to cancel the last minute (without any penalties).
Is there a happy medium you can reach that matches your risk to reward when it comes to selecting the right cancellation policy?
There are some very practical steps you can take to make sure your communication is on point.
So what can you do to build rapport more effectively and improve your chances of getting good communication reviews? Let’s find out, shall we?
The bookings are trickling in, but you want more bookings and more money. We always want more, that’s just human nature.
There’s a whole lot you can do to maximize your occupancy on Airbnb, and most of them won’t cost you a dime!
Start with these 15 tips!
As Airbnb gained traction and secured its foothold in the short-term rental market, and subsequently the hospitality business, it became clear that its users clearly valued the communication and experiences they gained from interacting directly with the property owner – not the landlord or manager, but host. How, on earth, then can the hosts stay sane and have a life? We’re about to tell you, read on.
If you manage multiple units, this quickly turns into a full-time job. That’s why many hosts choose to outsource some or all of these tasks.
But how do you decide which tasks to outsource? That’s an important decision every host has to make.
Let us help you make this decision!
I’m going to teach you a way to influence the subjective review making process of your guests in a way that increases your chances of getting better reviews more often…
Would you like to know more?
I thought you would!
Wouldn’t it be nice if you could promote your listings across multiple platforms and not just Airbnb?
You see, there are a few savvy property managers out there that are driving bookings across multiple different channels, and they’re not even breaking a sweat!
They’re using an Airbnb channel manager to do all of the work for them.
Today’s world is more connected than ever. Travelers from all over the globe can book their vacation rental with the click of a button. This accessibility is great for short-term rental companies that make their sales through online booking channels. But with increased opportunity comes increased risk, especially to operators. The sharing economy, which drives the short-term rental industry, opens the door for strangers to take advantage of your property and your business.
So in late 2018, I turned one of my 17 properties into a full-time Airbnb and Booking.com unit, bookable by guests all year round.
But as with any new business, you quickly discover what the repetitive processes are, and you look to streamline and automate as many as you can.
I want to tell you about my experience with short-term rental automation, and give you some insight into my Serviced Accommodation business, as well as my take on using Smartbnb for the better part of the last year.
What. A. Year.
And in our corner of this big, bustling industry, we’ve been working hard to inspire and support our community of hosts and property managers.
Here are our proudest achievements of the year
Smartbnb’s new mobile apps are now live and ready to help you deliver the perfect guest experience, no matter where you are.
You will get access to the same powerful features you get on the Smartbnb desktop experience, just resized to run smoothly and seamlessly on your smartphone device.
We’re delighted to announce the launch of our latest feature, and this one is one many of you have been looking forward to: User Management.
User Management has been carefully designed and built to give you the maximum flexibility in involving your team and colleagues in the running of your listings.
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.