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Want the Money? - Lodging Newsletter December 31st, 2018

By Wm. May
Published: 12/24/18 Topics: Lodging Newsletter, Vacation Rentals, Vortex Managers Comments: 0

DO YOU WANT THE MONEY? If getting the money is not your goal, you may find even the smallest aspects of landlording might make you uncomfortable Read more Leave comments

Its Always something - Lodging Newsletter November 30th, 2018

By Wm. May
Published: 12/24/18 Topics: Advertising, Dynamic Raes, Government, Lodging Newsletter, Online Travel Agents (OTAs) Comments: 0

Yes, in this industry it really is always something. Something unexpected, something unknown, something new.. REGUATIONS - After decades of operating alternative lodging for guests, cites and towns have begun to restrict, regulate and even prohibit vacation rentals ostensibly because they take away affordable housing. It is silly to think that people with expensive second homes are going to rent them out long term for low rates. Its always something out of the blue.. Read more Leave comments

Vacation Rental Psychology - Lodging Newsletter October 31st, 2018

By Wm. May
Published: 12/23/18 Topics: Advertising, Lodging Newsletter Comments: 0

Why would Budweiser Beer buy a half dozen ads in the Super Bowl broadcast for about $5 million dollars each? Most viewers watch the entire game, wouldn't just one ad be enough? Is Budweiser stupid? Read more Leave comments

Happiness - Lodging Newsletter September 30th 2018

By Wm. May
Published: 12/23/18 Topics: Education, Employment, Lodging Newsletter, People, Reputation Comments: 0

Today's world is full of negativity, aspersions, and personal attacks. This is nothing new. There have always been negative people but there has also always been some people, a smaller number, who always manage to remain positive. Read more Leave comments

Secret S2D2 System - Lodging Newsletter August 31st 2018

By Wm. May
Published: 12/23/18 Topics: Lodging Newsletter Comments: 0

Some call it "Dynamic Pricing." Uber calls it "Surge" pricing, Disney World calls it "Crowd" pricing and supermarkets just call it a plain old sale. Read more Leave comments

Annie Get Your Gun - Lodging Newsletter June 30th 2018

By Wm, May
Published: 09/27/18 Topics: Lodging Newsletter Comments: 0

With the sun beating down, it's time to repeat some of the funny, wacky, crazy and just plain perplexing things we hear in the lodging industry. (We make none of this up.) Read more Leave comments

Incestuous OTA - Lodging Newsletter July 31st 2018

By Wm,May
Published: 07/31/18 Topics: Lodging Newsletter Comments: 0

Tiny things make all the difference in any endeavor. Here is minutiae about vacation rentaling - How we do it and why our way is better. Read more Leave comments

Hey Wake Up - Lodging Newsletter May 31st 2018

By Wm, May
Published: 05/31/18 Topics: Lodging Newsletter Comments: 0

This is a story of a vendor gone bad or, more accurately, that started badly. The industry news is filled with companies (usually start-ups) with new products all claiming to be the next big thing for vacation rental managers and owners. Read more Leave comments

Creative Arts - Lodging Newsletter April 30th 2018

By Wm. May
Published: 04/30/18 Topics: Lodging Newsletter Comments: 0

Creativity is a word that everyone throws around yet most people don't understand nor do many people master it. Read more Leave comments

A-La-Carte Menu - Lodging Newsletter March 31st, 2018

By Wm. May
Published: 03/31/18 Topics: Lodging Newsletter Comments: 0

Some owners want full-service from their vacation rental manager - to provide global advertising, attentive reservations, hospitality grade housekeeping, careful maintenance and guest services. Other owners really only want help with on-site services while others just need extra bookings for maximum income. Read more Leave comments

Good Products Succeed - Lodging Newsletter February 28th, 2018

By Wm. May
Published: 02/28/18 Topics: Lodging Newsletter Comments: 0

Guests decide just about everything. It is not up to the manager to dictate what guests want. With the internet, guests are given so many options. When a property is missing just one essential amenity, you can lose inquiries and guests. Read more Leave comments

Lodging Secrets - Lodging Newsletter January 31st, 2018

By Wm. May
Published: 01/31/18 Topics: Lodging Newsletter Comments: 0

For the first time ever we are revealing the secrets of advertising, the magic of marketing, and the persuasion of promotion. These are insider tips that generate vivid visibility for every property and increase inquiries and large bookings. Read more Leave comments

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