233. Ellen Yin

Jump-Starting Your Airbnb Journey with Ellen Yin, Cubicle To CEO

Ellen Yin is the founder & host of Cubicle to CEO®, a top 1% podcast and media platform creating financially transparent content, events, and education empowering entrepreneurs to pursue what’s possible. Ellen quit her corporate job without a backup plan and bootstrapped her first $300 freelance project into over $2 million in revenue by age 28. Ellen has mentored more than 10,000 students through her online programs and also owns the Cubicle to CEO® Clubhouse, a women’s coworking space in Salem, Oregon. Her work has been featured in Forbes, the Today Show, Yahoo Finance, and 100+ other publications.

Ellen has been considering entering the hospitality industry, and today she joins the show “STR-curious,” turning the questions around on us. We talk through her goals with short-term rentals, the importance of location, achieving an STR license, the metrics to consider when purchasing a property, and why you should be thinking about your exit strategy from the very beginning.

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