The vacation rental industry is a dog eat dog world. But on the upside, it’s also the most profitable and the fastest growing with a projected growth of 8.0% by 2022. As of the moment, the total annual revenue of vacation rentals throughout the world is $35,969 million. Now, if you want to get a bigger piece of that, you need to get more direct bookings. And when we say that, we mean specifically about focusing on direct bookings on Facebook.
Good SEO requires more than competing for keywords used by large booking sites. No doubt, the use of a relevant keyword phrase can improve your vacation rental website rankings in search engines. Still, vacation rental owners need to give more thought on creating content that works, especially because of so much competition from the major OTAs such as Booking.com, Airbnb, or Expedia Group.
Google and other top search engines have grown smarter in choosing websites that utilize the same keywords. When you’re vying for high rankings, it is a must to create relevant, timely, useful, and engaging content—categories of utmost importance to Google and consumers.
In this article we talk about how to create great content for your short-term rental website and blog…
Managing short-term vacation rental apartments demands a lot of time. It is no surprise that property owners resort to online travel agents (OTA) for acquiring regular bookings. However, success with OTAs means giving away 15-20% of your ROI.
Imagine how you can maximize earnings by putting in work to increase your direct bookings. In this article, we’ll share trade secrets to get direct guests for your vacation rentals.