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This Little-Known Tool Could Land You More Airbnb Bookings

Ep. 538

More people are living a digital nomad lifestyle or working remotely while on the go making Wi-Fi connectivity front of mind to make those vital business connections and close deals.


Plus, more people are investing in family travel experiences, and at the end of a day of adventures, they want to come together to unwind by streaming their favorite TV shows or movies.


All these things are making internet connectivity and reliability a top priority when booking a place to stay for today's STR guests.


So, how can you assure your guests that your property's internet performance fits the bill for their lifestyle and connectivity needs?


Philip Pickard is the Co-founder & CEO of Speedy, Wi-Fi verification. Speedy is a global company offering Wi-Fi verification tools designed to enable remote workers, travelers, and world explorers to accurately assess internet connectivity when booking a STR property while helping hosts increase customer satisfaction for more bookings.


Today on Get Paid for Your Pad, Philip joins Jasper to discuss the genesis behind Speedy and the pain points that led to their quest to solve Wi-Fi connectivity issues.


Listen in to learn how hosts share real-time Wi-Fi data to their direct booking website (or Airbnb listings) to get a leg up on the competition and attract those travelers with bandwidth requirements for more bookings and repeat guests.


Great news! The Speedy Team will waive the installation fee if you mention Get Paid for Your Pad when you contact them. Click here to fill out the contact form on their website or reach out to Philip via email.


Topics Covered


  • The two-pronged reason why Speedy jumped into this market
  • How to get the full story on the reliability of Wi-Fi in today's digital world
  • How Wi-Fi data drives the STR property selection process
  • How Speedy offers real-time location-based Wi-Fi data for your properties
  • How you can use your Wi-Fi rating to attract travelers with bandwidth requirements
  • Jasper provides a live demo of Speedy on Get Paid For Your Pad YouTube Channel
  • Why you should add your Wi-Fi data to your Airbnb listings
  • How to use your Wi-Fi data to protect against refund requests
  • The 3 biggest benefits of the Speedy service

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Philip Pickard - Co-founder & CEO - Speedy Wi-Fi | LinkedIn

Speedy - Wi-Fi verification for rental properties


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