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Vacation Rental Security Alert: e-Signature

Blog, Document Management System
eSignature in Vacation Rental Lease Document Management

What are the Top 3 Booking Software Features Demanded by Travelers? Convenience Ease of Use Security If you were to ask a vacation traveler what he or she wants when booking online, it is a safe bet that convenience and ease of use are at the top of the list.  And, as online booking becomes more and […]

Vacation Rental Management Growth Secrets – Get New Owners

Blog, vacation rental management
attract vacation rental home owners for new clients

You can never be satisfied as an entrepreneur, and the basis of any successful, growing business is new clients. ~~~Robert Herjavec When everything is said and done in the vacation rental property management business, the bottom line is simply this: Growing your vacation rental property management business means attracting new owners. While you may think […]

Vacation Rental Repeat Bookings Driven by Experience

Blog, Booking Software
Vacation Rental Repeat Booking Tips

What makes a guest come back to your vacation rental property again and again? Is it the ease of the booking process, a stellar on-site experience, or effective communication after the stay? The answer is “yes” to all three of these factors. If any one of them is lacking, your number of repeat bookings will […]

Revenue Management: 6 Steps to Setting the Best Price

Blog, Revenue Management Software
revenue management

What does a vacation rental manager really need to keep prices competitive and revenue growing? Simply publishing seasonal rates can actually hurt your revenue. Successful vacation rental management professionals understand the importance of revenue management. Outperforming the competition takes finesse, and simply adjusting prices won’t give your business an advantage. For long-term success, you need […]

The Importance Of User-Generated Content in Vacation Rental Website Design

Blog, Vacation Rental Website Security
Kigo vacation rental website designs can incorporate selfies

Are you taking advantage of the marketing opportunities that user-generated content represent? There is a revolution going on in vacation rental marketing. With travel selfies and user reviews, social media is providing a fresh source of content to help savvy vacation rental marketers bolster their brand. How can your guest’s selfies work to your advantage? […]

Best Advice for Vacation Rental Marketing Blog – Tell a Story

Blog, Creative Marketing
Vacation rental marketing blog tells a story

While well-displayed property listings are an important part of your vacation rental website, is it possible to do even more to tell the unique story of your property? Use your vacation rental marketing blog to tell your special story. Why a Vacation Rental Marketing Blog Is Important B2C’s “10 Unbelievable Statistics to Sell Your Boss […]

Vacation Rental Management Growth Secrets – Get Automated

Blog, vacation rental management
Kigo automate vacation rental management

With the continued upswing in the vacation rental industry, there has never been a better time to consider whether you are using all the tools at your disposal to increase efficiency. Efficiency, however, must not be your only goal. Glenn Smith, executive coach and expert on leadership and organizational development, notes in the article “Business […]

Vacation Rental Management Growth Secrets – Get Booked Solid

Blog, vacation rental management
Kigo automate feature image

As a property manager, you likely spend much time and effort on marketing your portfolio properties well. As you bring your marketing efforts up to speed, it is important to remember that, along with solid marketing, you can improve the guest experience by achieving efficiency in your booking processes. TechRepublic’s “10 Ways to Make Your […]

Game of Thrones – An Unlikely Lesson in Vacation Rental Branding

Blog, Creative Marketing
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What One TV Program Taught Us About Effective Marketing Here at the Kigo office, when we’re not talking about vacation rentals there has been one topic that has managed to dominate the office – that is the return of Game of Thrones. And we’re not alone. The program is immensely popular all over the world. […]

Vacation Rental Management Growth Secrets – Get Competitive

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In a highly competitive business environment, what gives a company a competitive edge? Jack Welch, American business leader and former 20-year CEO of General Electric, has this to say: “An organization’s ability to learn, and translate that learning into action rapidly, is the ultimate competitive advantage.” Turn up the volume with revenue management software. Rapid […]