Learn The Exact Design Strategies to Creating a BOOKED UP Vacation Rental
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One Superpower Color Strategy You’re Probably Not Using in Your Vacation Rental – Take It!

Question: what do Facebook, Twitter, Google, Skype, GE and HBO all have in common? Besides the fact that they are all publicly traded, global companies who have effectively changed the world, what obvious detail do they all share? Give up? I'll give you a hint: it's blue. That's right! Blue logos. Every one of these companies [...]

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How to Get More Vacation Rental Inquiries Without Spending Any Money

What if there was a way to make your vacation rental stand out in a bigger, more impactful way, getting you more inquiries and bookings? And what if it didn't involve spending any money on marketing, decor or professional photography? In fact, you wouldn't have to spend any money at all. Furthermore, it would only take [...]

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Staging Your Vacation Rental for Maximum Bookings (or Harnessing the Power of the 80/20 Rule)

This post originally appeared in Holiday Let Success and was written to accompany the podcast interview I had with Elaine Watt, the blog's founder.  As a vacation rental interior designer and blogger, I am frequently asked by owners which design elements have the biggest impact on bookings. In other words, what ‘minimum effective dosage’ will give you maximum bookings. [...]

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The 5 Most Extraordinary Vacation Rentals I Discovered in 2014 (and what you can learn from them)

On the last day of 2014, I didn’t want to miss the opportunity to share with you some of the most extraordinary vacation rentals I discovered this year. These rentals all go above and beyond the ordinary vacation rental, delivering what I consider, on a scale of 1-10, to be a perfect 10. In other [...]

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