All My Vacation Rental Website Design Posts in One Place

August 13th, 2009 dr.richard Posted in Vacation Rental Website Design Comments Off

I’ve collected all of my posts on Vacation Rental Website Design into one handy PDF document. You can download it here in exchange for an email address (I’ll also send you a few extra tips, and any updates that I create in the future). I think this is a nice way to read all of [...]

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Twitter for Marketing Your Vacation Rental

June 24th, 2009 dr.richard Posted in Vacation Rental Website Design 6 Comments »

Is Twitter the answer for those missing bookings for your vacation rental? Maybe, but you need to use the right approach. Now I’m not going to go on here about how you started using Twitter and immediately got sick of hearing about what people ate for breakfast. I’m assuming (hoping?) you’ve got over this stage [...]

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Holes are Better Than Innovation

June 10th, 2009 dr.richard Posted in Vacation Rental Website Design 1 Comment »

It’s hard to find inspiration for your vacation rental website if you’re looking for new products for your customers or new stuff to show on your site. After all, you’ve only got your property to offer, right? Sometimes we miss the obvious stuff though. Instead of trying to dream up brand new products or topics [...]

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9 Reasons to Design Your Own Vacation Rental Website

May 19th, 2009 dr.richard Posted in Vacation Rental Website Design 2 Comments »

If you’re a vacation rental property owner and you want to get bookings for your site then it’s certainly wise to promote your place on the internet. But should you build your own website? Why bother to go to all the hassle of designing your own website, coding it, promoting it and supporting it? Surely [...]

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11 Rules for Vacation Rental Website Design

May 8th, 2009 dr.richard Posted in Vacation Rental Website Design 2 Comments »

So What’s So Special About Vacation Rental Website Design? Why write a whole section about it? Isn’t it just a case of building a website and adding some photos of your property? Not really. There are some special things about vacation rental websites that make them different to other websites… You’re selling something valuable. OK, [...]

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No Unsubscribes? No Problem. Or Is it?

March 28th, 2009 dr.richard Posted in Vacation Rental Website Design 1 Comment »

How do you measure success in your email marketing campaign for your vacation rental website? Do you measure it with your unsubscribe rate? If you do, you may not be as successful as you think you are. In fact, you may be wasting time writing messages that your renters aren’t reading! Email marketing is a [...]

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The Cheapest Way to Market Your Vacation Rental?

February 27th, 2009 dr.richard Posted in Vacation Rental Website Design 5 Comments »

I’ve been thinking about SEO for vacation rental websites again. I know it’s a popular method for promoting your place, because it’s free, easy to do and pretty successful. Or is it? In case you haven’t heard, SEO stands for search engine optimization. It’s a technique for making your site appear prominently on the search [...]

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Welcome Back to My Vacation Rental Website

February 20th, 2009 dr.richard Posted in Vacation Rental Website Design 7 Comments »

I’ve been thinking about ways to keep my customers returning to my vacation rental websites. I’m 99% sure you’d agree this is a good thing to do. If people are returning to my site this means our place is staying fresh in their minds and we’ll increase the chances of them asking to stay with [...]

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Squeeze Guide for Vacation Rental Websites

January 5th, 2009 dr.richard Posted in Vacation Rental Website Design Comments Off

There’s a brand new Squeeze Guide available for vacation rental website owners. This builds on my original free guide, Squeeze More Results From Your Website, but adds a lot more focus on some of the issues that make vacation rental websites unique. Speaking from experience, you might find: – SEO is tough because you’re competing [...]

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No Jokes About Vacation Rentals

December 29th, 2008 dr.richard Posted in Vacation Rental Website Design 3 Comments »

I caused an argument on the laymyhat vacation rental forum yesterday. I’m sorry – it’s my fault for trying to help! I suggested that owners should blog about interesting subjects around their property, including (but not limited to) funny stories about guests. A couple of people took this the wrong way and said it was [...]

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