Category Archives for Property Management

Persona-Based Marketing: The Small Tweak That Delivers Massive Results

This post is written by David Angotti, Co-Founder of SmokyMountains.com, the fastest growing property management firm in the Great Smoky Mountains region, and an acclaimed member of the VRMB Inner

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The Property Manager’s Guide To The Galaxy, Part 1: Effective Process Management

This post is written by Wes Melton, Co-Founder and CTO of SmokyMountains.com, the fastest growing property management firm in the Great Smoky Mountains region. Wes' post is the first in a series meant

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8 Takeaways You’ll Want To Know From The VRMA Conference

"I need to fly to New Orleans."The realization literally woke me up on Tuesday of last week.It was like 4:30am.And although it was early, I was surprisingly alert and laser focused.Without any real

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7 Reasons To Fear The Property Manager?

Organic farmers in rural Guatemala have been on a roller coaster ride for the last 15 years. They started off below poverty levels. But when the organic food craze began to take hold, the farmers began

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The ONLY Way To Find Out PRECISELY What Vacation Rental Guests REALLY Want

If you have ever dreamed of having x-ray vision into your potential guest’s thought process, this post is for you. Below I share the process that I use to: > Find precisely what travelers are looking

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Go Big Or Go Home

I recently stumbled upon this discussion on the HomeAway Community Forum, and felt incensed that such ideas were actually accepted practices in the vacation rental community. The topic at hand was an owner

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The Almighty Host

I like making predictions. I like predictions because if you’re wrong, pretty much nobody remembers what you said in the first place. But if you’re right, you appear to be all knowing and prophetic

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This Subscriber Disagrees With Me

The following is an email from a subscriber and it brings up a great point: if you do as I recommend and fill your rental to capacity, what’s next? A second rental of course. And if you fill that

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Guess What: The Quality Of Your Property Doesn’t Really Matter

  I am about to reveal something that will make a lot of owners very happy, a medium amount of owners rather resolute, and a small percentage of owners actually kinda pissed. Here it goes… The physical

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Inside The Mind Of A Vacation Rental Software CEO

This is a must-read for anyone considering vacation rental software… These days, I get a lot of emails from the very top vacation rental suppliers in the industry exploring ways we can work together. This

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