• All
  • Case Studies
  • Industry Insights
  • Product Updates
  • Smartbnb tips
  • STR Life
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 management software

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?

Airbnb host reviews

Airbnb Host Reviews & How To Automate Them!

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.

airbnb seo

Airbnb SEO: 9 Rank Boosting Tips (that Airbnb doesn’t want you to know)

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!

Airbnbs superhost status

Airbnb Superhost Status – Is It Really Worth It?

Is achieving Superhost Status on Airbnb just a badge? Or is it more than that?
Can that little badge really make a difference to your end of year returns as a host?

airbnb cleaning fees

Airbnb Cleaning Fees: Here’s Everything You Need to Know

Are cleaning fees one of the decisive factor for a guest when choosing a location? Sometimes!
Should you as a host pay any attention to those fees? Always!


About to Get a Bad Review? Here’s What You Need to Do.

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?

Airbnb cancellation policy

Airbnb Cancellation Policy – A Host’s Dilemma [Recommendations Inside]

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?


Airbnb Messages: Communication that Builds Rapport

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?

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