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How To Easily Track and Improve Your Vacation Rental Website's Results   Keeping track of the progress of your website and the results of your online marketing is imperative to developing and refining your vacation rental marketing plan. Without data to take you behind the scenes of your marketing, you're just gambling and shooting blindfolded. Your vacation rental marketing plan needs to be data-driven to be truly maximized. If you're… Read More
  • Thanks for sharing Clicky with us. I was relieved to read of the tool and knowing I am not the only one having trouble understanding Google Analytics. This looks much simpler, going to put this to work for us right away. Good post....

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    Charmaine I think owners would agree, you're not the only one that gets a headache trying to understand Google Analytics. I find people are much less intimidated with Clicky. Intimidation is something that keeps us from reaching out further because w...

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Vacation Rental Listing Site Independence  - LSI BreakAway Toolkit   [ninja-popup ID=12091]CLICK HERE TO DOWNLOAD YOUR FREE “LSI” BREAKAWAY KIT[/ninja-popup]   The vacation rental industry is being taken over by large listing sites and corporations. These companies want to control your business. They're digging deep in your pockets with padded commissions, booking charges, and processing fees. They won’t let you run your business under your terms anymore! They want to… Read More
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  Social Media Content For Vacation Rental & Travel Professionals   Sometimes we can lose sight of what it is we're really selling. You've read my blogs where I discuss the importance of selling the experience and while that is true, you've got to sell the benefits too.   Sell The Benefits - But Not The One's You've Been Pushing   When I say "benefits" you may think of a… Read More
  • Thanks for sharing Jay. I like the one about vacationing reducing the waistline. Interesting!...

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    Happy to share these with you Harold. What I am sharing here is how to create those "aha" moments with factual data and also reminding people the great benefits of taking a vacation. It is motivating....

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https://youtu.be/hp3AYfyUZfA   Can today's video help you offset the new HomeAway fees? Can it help you create a vacation rental offer that separates your property from all the others who aren’t using this? Will this $3 marketing resource make you thousands in additional booking income? Does this marketing technique dramatically increase the interest travelers have in renting from you? Only if you use it… This is the 3rd video I’ve… Read More
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    Hi Jay, I just checked out this video, very good. One important question though, you said it is all in the way you present it to your inquirer. Can you give an example of how you would present it? Thanks, Scott...

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  • Great idea, unfortunately- restaurant.com doesn't have any restaurants in Niagara Falls....

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    Thanks Maria, it really is a great resource and one I've used so I know it works. I wish they were available everywhere but that doesn't get you off the hook Maria :) I did a quick search and found a food offer on another website in the Niagara Fall...

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    Hey Scott, this is a great question. Thanks for posting it. First as I mention in the video I would not refer to them as coupons. I would refer to them as dining certificates or dining vouchers. (I like certificates better) You can put this on your...

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    Thank you Jay, but don't these "certificates" have expiration dates? For instance the $3 one that you mentioned. Do you purchase them ahead of time or after someone books? I look forward to the upcoming videos....

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    You should purchase them ahead when there is a really good promotion like the one I shared in the video. Take advantage of their promotions and get a little bit of stock on them. They actually do not expire. You can even swap them out for different r...

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Blogging is one of the most powerful things you can do for your Vacation Rental Marketing. But just like anything that generates money...it comes with its challenges. The biggest challenge of blogging is the time that it takes to create quality content. 69% of content marketers feel a lack of time is their greatest challenge. So, today I’m sharing with you blogging tools that I use to reduce the amount of… Read More
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    Is there anyone who has been using this as a strategy? Curios to know. Once you see it, it seems like it would be common sense but suprisingly, people I've shared this with experience a bit of an aha moment when seeing it. What do you think of this ...

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  • I never thought about using it for marketing. for me this is easier than typing or writing. I can talk better than I can write, all of a sudden blogging seems a littles less intimidating great hack ...

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  • I didn't even know this existed!! This is really helpful Jay. I'm going to give it a shot and I'll let you know how it goes!! :)...

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    Great Marie, glad you're gonna give it a try for blogging! As you practice with it, you'll get good at blogging with this. Share with us how it goes....

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    Good feedback Kingston! ...

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    Blogging is tiring! Anything to get some help in that area.You never can have enough content it feels like. my issue is I do not always have time to write blogs but I think I can squeeze time to talk rather than type. Feels like it would be easier. I...

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    Jay, Simply genius. Perhaps, this will be The Cozy Moose Team year for blogging. Creativity not always at a computer. Have tons of little notes for blog posts just sitting in a file. Looks like they just might come alive now. Looking forward to kno...

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    Super Heather! I hope so... Blogging is one of those areas owners know they should be working on but they don't. I'm hoping this will make blogging less intimidating. As a tip when starting this, write down a few questions that travelers often ask ...

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    Had old blog , merged to new site - Question??? When you edit an old post, do you leave date alone or change date. If change date then does that create a 404 if date included in original post? What do you suggest? Thanks for your reply....

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    Hi Heather I missed this comment, sorry. For me Heather I learned not to use dates on blog posts because people may think the information is old or no longer relevant, when it likely is. Hope that helps...

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    if site set up with permalinks with date, your stuck Otherwise a 404 if no date. If WP set to format date default and you can change date and it will auto redirect? ' Will it show as duplicate when change post date and index twice?...

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29 FREE & CHEAP TOOLS TO DEVELOP YOUR INDEPENDENCE AND BRING IN BOOKINGS!

FREE DOWNLOAD - GET THE BREAKAWAY KIT NOW - ($49 VALUE)

Don’t worry! We don’t spam :)