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vacation rental website design and business makeover
  https://youtu.be/HyJGVd0sb0Q Today we're going to talk about a company that has done the unthinkable - they’ve successfully completed a head-to-toe transformation of their vacation rental business. I’m talking about a complete overhaul which included rebranding, logo design, website development, video and upgraded vacation rental listing technology - of not one but two websites, and it’s all being done at the same time. If that's not enough, we'll also be… Read More
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    Nice work guys. Great tips and info for vacation rental website redesign....

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10 vacation rental logo branding examples
I'm sharing the stories and strategies behind 10 vacation rental logo designs and the brands that I'm working with. When I'm working with a client we take them through a process I call - BrandStorming. In this post, I'll take you behind the scenes and show you what that process looks like. My hope is that you'll use these logos and brand strategies to draw inspiration from them and use… Read More
  • Very inspiring post Jay. Love the designs and the explanation behind their branding. It has got me thinking about my branding. I'm afraid I am missing the mark....

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    Thank you Thomas! I'm glad it inspired you. Can't wait to show you some of the website work I've been busy with. Let me know what you think of those when I post them. If you have questions just ask. I'll be happy to steer you in the right direction. ...

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    Thanks, Jay. We love our logo, too. Would love some other small budget, vacation rental owners ideas on how to use the logo on marketing materials. Guest gifts?...

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death
Have you thought about making a change in your VR business but worried you'll make a mistake? Have you thought about making an improvement for your rental business but thought - what if it doesn't work out? Eleanor Roosevelt once said, “You should do one thing every day that scares you.” But she didn't mean for you to watch the movie Scream or for you to Google your flu symptoms… Read More
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    Very inspirational post Jay!...

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    Thanks Josh! When we take the fear of failure out of our hearts, its amazing what we can accomplish. A very common fear is the fear of rejection. This hinders sales and bookings hugely. Many sales people are scared to ask people to book, pay and ta...

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    Great post and it's true when you remove the fear of 'what if it doesn't......' then you can accomplish anything. We moved her 4 years ago from the UK, took a leap of faith, removed the fear from our hearts and sold up everything lock stock and barr...

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brandd
If you want to create a remarkable vacation rental company you need powerful marketing strategies. And If you're going to be a successful property manager or vacation rental owner in this increasingly competitive industry, you've got to take full advantage of one of the most effective market strategies you have...your brand. With all that is happening right now in the vacation rental market many problems may arise, but your brand,… Read More
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    I have some homework to do. Thanks for helping us owners get out of the line of fire Jay. I'll be following along with you. Again thanks for your help and commitment to the industry. ...

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    I didn't want to sound ignorant by asking, you how do I "create a brand" for my vacation rental. It seems simple but I was having some trouble about what a brand means and how to establish one. Looks like you are in tune with us and what we may or...

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    Starbucks can kiss it! I'm with Donald Trump. We should boycott Starbucks!...

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    Hey Josh, there are many like you who dont fully understand what a brand is and how to create a meaningful brand, so dont feel bad. That is exactly why I created this piece. There are a few layers to creating a great brand. Luckily for you I'm goi...

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  • Thanks, Jay! I found this one of your most inspiring articles. It got me brainstorming and making notes of things we can do to promote our brand even more....

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    Hi Liz, It's a great feeling to hear a compliment like yours. It makes the effort worth it! Thank you. I'm glad you took something from it. Liz, what do you think was the big takeaway for you? ...

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  • I think it was in how you broke down what branding can mean. We often get hung up thinking of brand as logo and graphics, when in fact it is whatever makes you and your business stand out. Breaking it into the categories, was clever and well done,...

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    Excellent observation! I think you're spot on Liz. For some reason it seems common to think of a brand as a logo. I'm not exactly sure why that is. Thanks for sharing your insight Liz....

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    Great post Jay! As branding and marketing strategy consultant, I'll add that brand has to be genuine, reflect something you truly believe in and something that you are willing to defend and live by. Your brand should be experienced every step of t...

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reveal
Today's the big day! I am going to share with you what the Vacation Rental Expert Panel has been working on for Wendy Jackson. As you know, myself and the panel have a series together called The Great Escape in which we provided advice on how to increase vacation rental bookings. But before we get to the big reveal, be sure to catch up with the series below! The Great… Read More

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