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Video is the most important element of vacation rental marketing. But who and how you hire your video team could be the difference between feast or famine.
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This may be the cheapest yet most impactful thing you can do for your vacation rental marketing: identify personas and tailor your marketing to them.
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After 500 vacation rental consulting gigs, Matt Landau shares his 6 most surprising takeaways. 
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A trip to the Four Seasons in Costa Rica changes one's view about what's possible in the evolution of travel accommodations. 
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Great point, I travel globally to high end hotels and resort and they have lost their appeal to me. It can be invasive. Then right when you really need something unique the staff seem to be of little help. I prefer vacation homes ( or camping in wilderness) and i wonder if some hotels will move in this direction of providing more autonomy to guest.
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A new tour provides a colorful look at Panama City’s storied past. Read on.
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Well done Matt! Very impressed. 
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When I turned 10 years old, my mom and dad gave me Disney stock for my birthday. The idea is to gradually reduce your risk as you get older...seeing as though retirees don't have the luxury of waiting for the market to bounce back after a dip. Similarly, a vacation rental owner or manager should …
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Assess your chances of ranking for vacation rental keywords using this guide by Conrad O'Connell of 91Digital
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20 independents decided to do something radical. Watch how it may be turning the listing site model upside down.
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LEAKED: Fully automated marketing tool will guarantee 100% full calendars within 3 days of use. HomeAway watch out!
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Great post by Wes for #VRMAEurope  
Looking to scale your property management business? Read this epic post on processes so you begin building on solid ground. 
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Concerned your vacation rental is getting commoditized? Use This technique to thwart the trend. 
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Thanks to it's user demographic, Pinterest is perhaps a better place to find vacation rental guests than Facebook. Read the interesting case study why...
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Using the Market to Confront Gangs in Panama
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By Jonathan B. Wight Here is a remarkable success story in economic development! A former student, Matt Landau, had wanderlust and ended up

Vacation Rental Marketing: the 5 most asked questions
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Top 5 Vacation Rental Marketing Questions: "What softwares should I use?", "What pricing strategy should I have?", "What websites should I a

Top Vacation Rental Marketing Resources
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Check out this list of 21 of the best top vacation rental marketing resources on the web

What $1,000,000 Gets You in Panama
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Ever wonder what one million dollars could get you in Panama? Like anywhere, property prices in Panama depend on a number of factors includi

Episode 012: New Owner “Rapid Fire” Q&A with Adam Sherry
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Recorded Conversations With Vacation Rental Experts Hosted by Matt Landau

7 NEW “Hacks” To Convert Inquiries Into Bookings Faster
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7 NEW “Hacks” To Convert Inquiries Into Bookings Faster. I'm constantly getting emails from readers asking for new/better ways to convert mo

Vacation Rental Marketing Makeover Session 1.9: The Pages Every VR Websi...
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If you haven’t heard, I am working to totally makeover one lucky vacation rental owner’s marketing portfolio live (and step-by-step) for my

Episode 010: How To Win Guests Over The Phone with Justin Deboom
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Recorded Conversations With Vacation Rental Experts Hosted by Matt Landau

2 Reasons Guests Don’t Read What You Write
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You could write the most brilliant prose in the world. But if nobody reads it, you've accomplished nothing. I started this blog a few years

Episode 008: The Beauty Of Auto-Responders with Jon Murray
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Recorded Conversations With Vacation Rental Experts Hosted by Matt Landau

Vacation Rental Marketing Makeover Session 1.8: Learning Your Traveler P...
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Why predict something when we can test? Why guess when we can know? In a recent post titled The ONLY Way To Find Out Precisely What Vacation

Facebook Penalizing Owners/Managers Who Ask For Likes or Shares
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I wanted to share an announcement that is relevant to anyone who uses Facebook to marketing their properties... Facebook just came out with

Business Travelers Choosing Vacation Rentals At “Eye-Popping” Speeds?
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According to a report from Concur, which operates a travel and expense system with more than 22 million users globally, vacation rentals are

One Weird Copywriting Trick To Convert Pageviews Into Inquiries (AKA The...
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The average attention span of a human in 2013 was 8 seconds, one second less than that of a goldfish (fact). This is relevant (as it relates

Vacation Rental Marketing Makeover Session 1.6: Creating A Website
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Vacation rental marketing is all about control. Some owners and managers rely on listing sites that may overnight increase annual fees or ch

Support Socially Responsible Vacation Rentals TODAY!!!
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I believe every vacation rental business should have a component of social responsibility. Whether you’re an owner or manager, you are benef

Vacation Rental Marketing Makeover Session 1.5: The Insider’s Guide
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If you haven’t heard, I am working to totally makeover one lucky vacation rental owner’s marketing portfolio live (and step-by-step) for my

7 Reasons To Fear The Property Manager
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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

What To Do When A Guest Says “Yes”
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This post is all about managing the expectations curve of vacation rental guests, because most owners focus on marketing before (NOT after)

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