Five Airbnb Blogs All Hosts Should Follow
Airbnb blogs are a great resource for any host looking to improve their reviews, profits, and engagement with guests.
From getting insider insights to tax breaks to learning about new time-saving services (such as Mopify’s Airbnb Cleaning & Turnover Service), Airbnb blogs are a great way to ensure you’re always on the top of your game.
However, with so many websites out there, it can be hard to know who to trust and what to read. Thus, to help you out this spring, here are our top five favourite Airbnb blogs.
From teaching SEO Tricks to sharing inspirational stories, the official Airbnb blog is an amazing resource. If you’re only going to keep up with one blog, this should be the one.
Not to oversell it, but Jasper Ribbers’ blog is a money making machine. His blog posts and podcasts are all about maximizing your profits as an Airbnb host, with his discussions being easy to digest and always worth the time. Some previous blog posts discuss alternatives for Airbnb, the best cancellation policies, and how to do your taxes as a host.
VRMB (Vacation Rental Marketing Blog) is an amazing resource for newcomers to Airbnb. This free blog documents the industry’s best practices through weekly blog posts, learning exercises, and case studies from experienced vacation rental hosts. Most articles also generate tons of comments, which mean you can easily network with other Airbnb hosts should you want to!
This blog from Montreal’s Dany Papineau is a go-to spot for quick tips on how to improve your revenue from Airbnb. Aside from the blog, airbnbSecrets offers a step-by-step course on becoming an Airbnb host. This course can be helpful for those scared to take the plunge into the sharing economy.
A much more personal blog, the Abundant Host (aka Amy) offers guides, checklists, resources, and most importantly, real human stories on using Airbnb. This blog is a great, easy-to-read tool for improving your time as a host.