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  Topic: Insurance
whirlybird

Replies: 4
Views: 178

PostForum: 
Just starting out
   Posted: Sat Jul 14, 2018 1:39 pm   Subject: Insurance
Thanks very much for those, will give them a try.
  Topic: Insurance
whirlybird

Replies: 4
Views: 178

PostForum: 
Just starting out
   Posted: Wed Jul 11, 2018 11:07 am   Subject: Insurance
Hi

Can anyone give a recommendation for insurance which includes a house with holiday cottages onsite ?

Our present company has increased 200 over the last two years, needs some comparison.

...
  Topic: App for sharing a calendar
whirlybird

Replies: 1
Views: 181

PostForum: 
Managing your property
   Posted: Sun Jul 01, 2018 10:51 am   Subject: App for sharing a calendar
Hi

I find google calendar works well for us, may be an option.
  Topic: Is your FB page interesting?
whirlybird

Replies: 37
Views: 4512

PostForum: Social media   Posted: Mon Nov 06, 2017 7:57 am   Subject: Is your FB page interesting?
Laughing

I'd love to know that for sure.
Some posts I think will be fantastic don't get much at all, but strangely Facebook is sure that if I 'boost the post' it will do really well.

Not everybod ...
  Topic: Social Media Doesn't Really Work for Holiday Letting....
whirlybird

Replies: 20
Views: 1638

PostForum: Social media   Posted: Sat Oct 28, 2017 8:02 am   Subject: Social Media Doesn't Really Work for Holiday Letting....
At least you dont have to 'prompt' to get a \like' from your partner! Rolling Eyes

Our first season renting and first with FB. Slowly building up with 'useful likes' not farmed.

There is a cottage a ...
  Topic: List of works / to do before start.... what have i missed?
whirlybird

Replies: 8
Views: 1481

PostForum: 
Just starting out
   Posted: Sat Oct 07, 2017 7:51 pm   Subject: List of works / to do before start.... what have i missed?

Table mats/coasters

AND instructions on how and when to use the above, really annoys me when they is water/coffee marks on the oak tables RIGHT NEXT to the coasters!!
Mad
  Topic: Agencies in Dartmoor
whirlybird

Replies: 2
Views: 449

PostForum: Bookings   Posted: Fri Oct 06, 2017 6:59 am   Subject: Agencies in Dartmoor
Hi

Whichever you choose, make sure you know what you want from them and check the small print.
I didn't do this as we were so busy getting the cottages ready, just assumed they were all the same. ...
  Topic: What's putting people off booking?
whirlybird

Replies: 28
Views: 5326

PostForum: Bookings   Posted: Wed Oct 04, 2017 6:39 am   Subject: What's putting people off booking?
I'd disagree entirely. Cheapest rarely means best value & most reasonable holidaymakers realise as much. Price is only one factor with many other variables but personally I'd rather slightly fewer ...
  Topic: Social Media Doesn't Really Work for Holiday Letting....
whirlybird

Replies: 20
Views: 1638

PostForum: Social media   Posted: Sun Oct 01, 2017 7:11 am   Subject: Social Media Doesn't Really Work for Holiday Letting....

As far as fb groups go, I agree that niche groups are probably the way to go. There aren't many around but if you're in a popular area I recommend starting one - my Cornwall one (https://www.facebo ...
  Topic: Social Media Doesn't Really Work for Holiday Letting....
whirlybird

Replies: 20
Views: 1638

PostForum: Social media   Posted: Fri Sep 29, 2017 6:56 am   Subject: Social Media Doesn't Really Work for Holiday Letting....
" I figure my fb activity generates website traffic if nothing else although that's hard to quantify."

That bit can be checked with google anylitics and the consol, its very easy to see where the r ...
  Topic: Social Media Doesn't Really Work for Holiday Letting....
whirlybird

Replies: 20
Views: 1638

PostForum: Social media   Posted: Fri Sep 29, 2017 6:44 am   Subject: Social Media Doesn't Really Work for Holiday Letting....
Morning

I tend to agree with Greenbarn. If you want an easy life and just bookings given to you then FB is def not the way to go.
We are in our first season, and will be under contract for our sec ...
  Topic: List of works / to do before start.... what have i missed?
whirlybird

Replies: 8
Views: 1481

PostForum: 
Just starting out
   Posted: Wed Sep 27, 2017 1:33 pm   Subject: List of works / to do before start.... what have i missed?
I know it sounds obvious, but don't forget to stay in the property yourself.

This way you will find silly little things that you may not have thought about which need doing or changing.

Good luc ...
  Topic: Do you use a PDF or photo album when you reply?
whirlybird

Replies: 6
Views: 792

PostForum: 
Handling rental enquiries
   Posted: Wed Sep 27, 2017 6:50 am   Subject: Do you use a PDF or photo album when you reply?
Hi

We tend to do the same as above.
They have chosen where they are going but its nice to give them something different to look at. I give a link to a page on the website showing what equipment w ...
  Topic: Is your FB page interesting?
whirlybird

Replies: 37
Views: 4512

PostForum: Social media   Posted: Mon Sep 25, 2017 11:09 am   Subject: Is your FB page interesting?
Hi

I have just been through this thread to see if there are any 'snippets' I may be able to use/borrow/tweek.

It hasnt been commented on for a couple of years, so......any new ideas that people ...
  Topic: Copyright
whirlybird

Replies: 4
Views: 768

PostForum: 
Managing your guests
   Posted: Sat Sep 23, 2017 6:32 pm   Subject: Copyright
Hi

Same as zingara here, we have it in our terms of using the Internet which they have to agree to before being allowed onto our wifi server.
We let them know their IP address is logged, each cott ...
 
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