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I’m a firm believer that problems are often opportunities in disguise and therefore not valued as much as they should be. In business, a customer’s problem can actually lead to a new sale, especially when you offer another product or service that solves their newest problem. Turning your problems into profits is possible only when you squint your eyes and tilt your head, and begin to look at those problems… Read More
vacation_rental_housekeeping_the_deal_breaker
I have a free gift for you from a hospitality professional you can instantly download. (keep reading for the details) Nothing acts like a guest repellent quite like poor housekeeping. According to a white paper published by Emprise 97 % of people say cleanliness is the most important factor when booking accommodations. Well that's pretty much everybody! It does make me wonder about that other 3% though... This is "The Big… Read More
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    A vacation home doesnt have to actually be dirty for travelers to not book it because of concerns of cleanliness. Its all about perception, if your photos are dreary, dark and fuzzy you could be labeled as questionable. Old tube TVs also make me inst...

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  • We have a rental on the beach and things do get dusty and dirty. This is what we do. We have a team, a gardener, window washers and patio/pool crew. Two girls. One is a great organizer , the other is the super cleaner. That works for us on a 3 bedroo...

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  • Cleaning is our #1 target area and our #1 compliment from guests. 2nd is maintenance of facility including regular updates and again our 2nd largest compliment area from guests. A majority of our guests are returning guests. Too simple: Well mainta...

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    Hey Lynn, hats off to you! Keeping a beach property does indeed propose more housekeeping challenges. You're on top of your game and going through great lengths to keep the place clean and guests happy. Awesome job! Looks like youve developed a team...

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  • It was NOT easy getting this "TEAM". We have had them work for us personally and found their good points...and gave them THAT job.... We are off the grid, in Mexico, all solar and a very green home. We do live on the property. It does make the rentin...

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3ps
I started the Entrepreneur series back in early 2015 and was the first to bring an entrepreneur series to the vacation rental blogosphere because until then owners never really considered themselves business owners and much less entrepreneurs. If you would like to be an owner or property manager of a successful vacation rental business then you'll need to know the basics of business. In order to help you, I'm going… Read More
  • Thank goodness for taking us back to the basics, Jay I am going to make sure I follow along with you. Great start!...

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    LOL.. Randy you're welcome. Being a business owner can be really tough sometimes (anybody with me?) I've learned a wealth of information, unfortunately , many of those lessons cost me a lot of money and or pain. Hoping these posts will help everyone...

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    I have found it hard to keep up with the blogs on the web. Its like starting a good movie from the middle. You never fully understand the whole picture. Thanks for sharing your knowledge and experience Jay...

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    Great as always Jay, love the 3 P's!!...

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    Thanks for commenting Kim. I posted the follow up to this, its the begining of an entrepreneur course. http://villamarketers.com/podcast/ I'll be sharing all of my secrets in this series and tools. What I am hoping to do is connect all the dots and ...

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