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13th March 2018

Our tips to nurture repeat bookings

Customers are a potential continued revenue for your holiday rental business. Actions taken by your guests after and during a stay can help gain new guests or nurture repeat bookings. Gaining customer loyalty and good feedback is a goal of most holiday read more ->

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27th February 2018

Why Is My Occupancy Rate So Poor?!

Despite economic and political fluctuations across the UK this year, the average occupancy rate for holiday rental accommodation remains strong. According to Serviced Apartment Providers (ASAP) and STR, the UK serviced accommodation sector achieved 81.7% occupancy in 2017 and this read more ->

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23rd January 2018

Is Your Holiday Management Website Mobile Friendly?

Unless you’ve been hiding under a rock for the last few years, it is a fairly common knowledge that having a mobile-friendly website can be the difference between staying ahead of the competition or falling behind. It was back in read more ->

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10th January 2018

Learning from 2017 to prepare for 2018: A Holiday Rentals Guide

2017 was a fascinating and exciting year for the holiday rental industry. Whilst 2016 was indisputably turbulent, 2017 seemed to be a year of innovation and adapting to change. In this guide we have compiled some key takeaways from 2017 read more ->

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9th January 2018

Changes for payment card charges 2018

13th January 2018 will see the European Union make their updated version of the Payments Service Directive (PSD 2), be national law across all member states. The legislation is a set of common rules which covers electronic and non cash read more ->

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18th December 2017

Awesome Ways To Use UGC For Your Vacation Rental Business

User generated content (UGC) is any form of content created by unpaid consumers, for example, renters, that is made available to other users or potential users of a service. Think reviews, video, blogs, images, social media, gifs, memes, etc. Why read more ->

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7th December 2017

19 Lessons You Can Learn From Airbnb

Airbnb – a global holiday booking company who grew from a simple idea of renting out mattresses in 2007, to a multi-billion dollar company in 2017. It’s safe to say many different holiday rental businesses look to them for inspiration! read more ->

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5th December 2017

Google’s Fred update – How does it affect my SEO?

Google is constantly updating their search algorithm, a few of the past major changes have been Panda, Hummingbird, RankBrain and Possum. In March this year Google released an update, which was jokingly labelled by Google’s Gary Illyes as “Fred” before it was read more ->

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3rd December 2017

How To Write An Awesome Holiday Rental Description For SEO

What is SEO? Search Engine Optimisation (SEO) a highly diverse process. Whilst each industry will have different methods to try and appear at the top of search engine listings, the basics of SEO are essentially the same; optimising the content, read more ->

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23rd November 2017

7 Secrets To Achieving A Top Converting Holiday Rental Website

Even if your holiday rental website is receiving an impressive amount of traffic, how do you ensure your customers are converting? Whatever your desired conversion – whether it be making a holiday booking, downloading a resource, or making an enquiry read more ->

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