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  Topic: Trip Advisor
Jenster

Replies: 6
Views: 273

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Rental listing sites
   Posted: Sat Jan 20, 2018 6:14 pm   Subject: Trip Advisor
I am on TA but hardly get anything from them, I believe because of the large traveller fee they charge.
  Topic: Wed Feb 7th is officially Guest Education Day #BookDirect
Jenster

Replies: 1
Views: 91

PostForum: Social media   Posted: Wed Jan 17, 2018 12:57 pm   Subject: Wed Feb 7th is officially Guest Education Day #BookDirect
Great to know, will put it in my diary Very Happy
  Topic: owners direct renewal
Jenster

Replies: 9
Views: 678

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Rental listing sites
   Posted: Sat Jan 06, 2018 4:29 pm   Subject: owners direct renewal
No but Iím due to renew this month so interested if anyone else has! I have done a bit of research but it seems discounts are no longer being offered, or not that I have found.
  Topic: HomeAway New Announcement
Jenster

Replies: 15
Views: 820

PostForum: 
Rental listing sites
   Posted: Thu Jan 04, 2018 8:25 am   Subject: HomeAway New Announcement
I was reading the Homeaway discussion forum today ( definitely worth popping into the USA forum from time to time) and learnt that the sub is going up 100 dollars ( i think that was the figure) on Jan ...
  Topic: Do you rank higher on HA with subs?
Jenster

Replies: 8
Views: 351

PostForum: 
Rental listing sites
   Posted: Wed Jan 03, 2018 7:29 pm   Subject: Do you rank higher on HA with subs?
If anything being on subscription would have the opposite effect. With commission listings ha have more incentive to get you bookings as this earns them commission from you and the guest. With subscri ...
  Topic: Is it possible to earn a profit if you use a mgmt co.?
Jenster

Replies: 7
Views: 366

PostForum: UK & Ireland   Posted: Sun Dec 31, 2017 7:13 pm   Subject: Is it possible to earn a profit if you use a mgmt co.?
Agree with Joanna. I do it all myself, although I pay a cleaner in the busy summer period as I also work and have a family. I am in my second year and will turn a small profit this year (last year mos ...
  Topic: Website Feedback for Puffin Lodge Filey
Jenster

Replies: 5
Views: 193

PostForum: 
Website reviews
   Posted: Tue Dec 26, 2017 7:35 pm   Subject: Website Feedback for Puffin Lodge Filey
I like it. Nicely presented, with all the info you need, but not too fussy.

You have some lovely photos. I would be tempted to use fewer photos in the sidebars so you don't have long pages with a ...
  Topic: Barriers to change
Jenster

Replies: 21
Views: 1104

PostForum: 
Rental listing sites
   Posted: Tue Dec 26, 2017 9:20 am   Subject: Barriers to change
I chose your fourth option...although I have listed on a lot of free or low cost site in addition to HA, and put a lot of effort into promoting through FB, 50% of my bookings still come through HA. If ...
  Topic: Is this a suitable holiday let.
Jenster

Replies: 4
Views: 302

PostForum: 
Just starting out
   Posted: Fri Dec 22, 2017 8:45 am   Subject: Is this a suitable holiday let.
I like it. I think it has quirky appeal as a beachside property, the outside too. I don't know anything about the area but based on the property I would say go for it.
  Topic: Is this a suitable holiday let.
Jenster

Replies: 4
Views: 302

PostForum: 
Just starting out
   Posted: Fri Dec 22, 2017 8:41 am   Subject: Is this a suitable holiday let.
I like it. I think it has quirky appeal as a beachside property, the outside too. I don't know anything about the area but based on the property I would say go for it.
  Topic: Online Booking And Payment Systems
Jenster

Replies: 8
Views: 367

PostForum: 
Just starting out
   Posted: Thu Dec 21, 2017 8:50 am   Subject: Online Booking And Payment Systems
I use freetobook at the moment. It is fiddly to set up but works ok. The basic facility is free but if you want to integrate stripe cc payments it is about £89 I think. I donít do this, I just email a ...
  Topic: Hive thermostat winter temperature setting
Jenster

Replies: 11
Views: 296

PostForum: 
Managing your property
   Posted: Wed Dec 20, 2017 7:58 am   Subject: Hive thermostat winter temperature setting
I always leave mine at 20 oC for guests but they almost always turn it up to about 23. To be fair we have also found this is needed to heat the room properly. As the thermostat is at the radiator I gu ...
  Topic: New Holiday Let Cleaning Advice
Jenster

Replies: 7
Views: 367

PostForum: 
Just starting out
   Posted: Mon Dec 18, 2017 1:10 pm   Subject: New Holiday Let Cleaning Advice
+1 to finding a local person. Mine is wonderful, often takes care of little extras and also has a friend who can act as a backup if she is on holiday or sick. I make sure to show my appreciation wit ...
  Topic: HomeAway: How to respond to an enquiry.
Jenster

Replies: 8
Views: 494

PostForum: 
Rental listing sites
   Posted: Fri Dec 15, 2017 8:02 am   Subject: HomeAway: How to respond to an enquiry.
+1 with coys and newtimber
  Topic: Google My Business
Jenster

Replies: 13
Views: 907

PostForum: 
Rental listing sites
   Posted: Thu Dec 14, 2017 5:09 pm   Subject: Google My Business
Here is another interesting article on the same topic:

http://www.vrmintel.com/google-moving-vacation-rentals-property-managers-need-get-ready
 
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