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The Definitive guide to Holiday Let Success | Vacation Rental | Short Stay | Increase Bookings | Reduce Costs | Save Time | From interviews with industry experts and successful holiday home owners to useful and useable ideas, resources and discussion. If you love your Vacation Rental | Holiday Let | Serviced Accommodation and want to get the best out of it, then tune in! Every holiday home owner has the same battles, learning curves and worries whilst striving to build their holiday let business to be the best that it can be-from weeks rented and increasing income to the all important guest experience. So we're here to talk. About any and every aspect of the holiday let | serviced accommodation| holiday rental | bookings world. If it affects you. If it affects your property. If it affects your bottom line. If it affects your guests. We'll talk about it! Come and connect with us at for show notes, free resources, tutorials, videos and downloads. Your Holiday Let Success awaits!

047: Understanding What's At Stake


Join me on this episode where we look at the huge responsibility we have has Holiday Let and Vacation Rental Owners to ourselves, our holiday let guests and to our Industry!

Direct download: whats_at_stake.mp3
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Build Your Holiday Let Portfolio | Mark Walker | The Business Builder


Amazing Offer for HLS Listeners worth £250 in this episode!!


Mark Walker is a long time entrepreneur and one of his ongoing loves is property, he has built himself an extensive and varied portfolio and some of that portfolio includes Holiday Let Homes. I know Mark has learned a lot along the way and continues to learn and share his experiences and passion for the property across industries. Mark also has experience in business building, speaking, investing and he is a renowned coach and mentor.

Direct download: mark_walker_edited.mp3
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We are all really clear that photography is absolutely imperative in our Holiday Let or Vacation Rental Businesses - It's the window into our Holiday Let, it help the guest to understand what they can expect, if it's what they're looking for and what the Holiday Let is close to.

But video helps you take things a step further and can help you to connect with your guest before they've even arrived, put them at ease and truly ensure they have everything they need in real time.

This episode looks at when and how to get started using video before you're even ready!

I talk about how to get going quickly, simply and cost effectively. Download the cheatsheet I talk about that details all of the resources I use to create lovely looking, personally created video for my potential guests.

Direct download: Power_of_vid_edited.mp3
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Larry Klimczyk joins me from where he’s part of the team offering a superb way to get  a second huge benefit from your Holiday Let | Vacation Rental Investment in the form of a brilliantly crafted Holiday Home Exchange.


We talk about what we can do as holiday let | Vacation Rental Owners to stand ut from the crowd and be exceptional.


PLUS!! A whopping great deal for Holiday Let Success Listeners!!


Listen for the code and head to the website at to find full details of the OFFER!!


Direct download: Larry_edited_final.mp3
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Blogging Brainstorm - What to Blog About on Your Holiday Let Website


So you've got your shiny new website and started to set tine aside to write a blog and then.......blank!!


What to write about??


This episode looks at the different ways to get you thinking on what is the best thing to talk about to attract your target audience. Today we look at brainstorming:


1. Your target audience - who is your ideal guest?


2. The local area - what attractions are there?


3. The local businesses you regularly use when you're staying in your holiday home, or what attracted you to the area in the first place


4. Putting yourself back in the shoes of your guest, what did you ask when you first started looking into the area?


5. Types of blog post - how to get you at least writing something, and then expanding on it !


Listen to the full episode to hear all the different ways to use area, your contacts, your existing knowledge to get you blogging to attract the right people and to position yourself as an expert in your area and as a caring, knowledgeable Holiday Let | Vacation Rental owner.


Hear the full episode at

Direct download: brainstorm.mp3
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Annette Morganroth joins me from where she is head of Marketing and Customer Relations. is a booking system for holiday home | vacation rental owners and agencies, it's a comprehensive booking system with availability calendars for your website that is there to make the management of your holiday home simpler and take some of the repetitive jobs out of your hands.


As you'll hear in the episode, it's a hugely powerful tool that goes beyond the standard bookings and availability calendar.




Go to to find out how!

Direct download: rec_beds24com_.mp3
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The short Answer is YES!!


In this episode we look at Why you should have a blog on your Holiday Let Website.....


How it can help you make great connections, get found more easily in search results and give your credibility


Listen to the full episode

Direct download: Should_I_have_a_blog.mp3
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Hot Topic right now - Dynamic Pricing for Short Term Rental!


Doug Ross from Everbooked joined me on the podcast to talk about the hot topic of Dynamic Pricing for Short Term Rental


Doug Ross is the Co-founder and Business Developer at Everbooked, a dynamic pricing tool that works with your airbnb listing and gives you additional insights into your local market so you can stand out


Listenb to the full episode and start applying these principles in your business:

Direct download: Doug_Ross.mp3
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