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Ep. 537

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13 Factors to Rank Better on Airbnb

Ep. 557
Ranking well on Airbnb is essential for short-term rental hosts to increase bookings and revenue.However, numerous factors can make achieving a higher ranking on the platform challenging.The sheer number of listings, constantly changing algorithms, and ranking factors that determine search results, coupled with the competition from other hosts in the area, make it crucial to continually adjust your strategies to stay ahead.So, what goes into ranking better on Airbnb?Daniel Rusteen is a former Airbnb employee, author, Airbnb Superhost, and founder of the website and YouTube channel He has been hosting guests on Airbnb for over a decade and has written several books on short-term rental hosting, including the soon to be released, Profitable Properties. Today on "Get Paid for Your Pad," Daniel joins Jasper to discuss how short-term rental hosts can improve their ranking on Airbnb and shares his insights on the 13 factors that determine search results and how hosts can adjust their strategies to stay ahead.Listen in as Daniel shares his tips for improving your search ranking, dealing with negative reviews, and using "creative discounts" for single-night reservations. Plus, just for listeners, take advantage of his special offer for 50% off his new course on how to optimize your short-term rental business. Just use the code "GPFYP2023" at to get started. Topics CoveredThe importance of knowing Airbnb's search algorithm to improve your listing's search rankFrom the number of reviews to returning guests, Daniel walks us through the key metrics for Airbnb hostsDaniel walks us through the key factors that affect search rank flexibilityDaniel shares the concept of "flexible listings"From the importance of high-quality photos to response times, Daniel walks us through top to bottom best practices for hostsHow hosts can get negative reviews removedHow to use "creative discounts" to charge more for single-night reservationsHow to optimize your pricing strategy based on market demandThe benefits of having a strong online presence for direct bookingsHow to get 50% off Daniel's new course on how to optimize your short-term rental business Connect with Daniel RusteenDaniel RusteenOptimizeMyBnb.comDaniel On YouTubeDaniel On InstagramDaniel On TwitterFor full episode show notes visit:

Leverage AI to drive Airbnb and direct bookings

Ep. 555
As we're on the brink of AI becoming something that everyone around the world is using, it's become a hot topic in the STR industry, with discussions focused on how hosts can harness the power of language-driven AI technology to improve productivity and efficiency in various tasks such as content creation for more bookings.Bart Sobies is the founder of iBooked Online, an AI-powered vacation rental website builder, and today we're talking about how you can how can STR hosts leverage artificial intelligence to drive more direct bookings for your STR business.Bart shares his step-by-step instructions on how to get started using AI to improve your short-term rental listings and drive more direct bookings. He walks us through his approach to using AI to enhance your content consistently across the board.Listen in as Bart shares how to use your reviews to generate more optimized content to make your listings stand out, creating a personal experience for your ideal guest avatar rather than simply promoting your property. Plus, his five-day challenge to help you start driving your direct bookings using AI.Topics CoveredHow Language-driven technology can help hosts create captions and descriptions that better showcase the experience guests can have at your property for higher conversion rates and more bookingsHow to use your reviews to give your AI tools more context to work withHow AI can help you generate more effective and empathetic responses to reviews, both positive and negativeHow to communicate more effectively with your guest using the power of AIThe key to using tools like ChatGPT to generate ideas for posts and optimize them for hashtags and even emojisHow to use your guest avatar to make your content more uniquePractical examples of how to use language-driven technology to improve short-term rental listings and drive direct bookingsThe importance of being consistent with your social mediaConnect with Bart SobiesBart on LinkedIniBooked OnlineBart on InstagramResources5 Day AI ChallengeGet Paid For Your Pad on YouTubeLegends X STR AcceleratorJasper on InstagramSubscribe to GPFYP on Apple PodcastsFREE Airbnb Starter GuideSTR Profit AcademyEmail jasper@getpaidforyourpad.comSponsor Rising Stars Mastermind