Hosting Hotline: Strategizing Special Moments & Gifts (Episode 312)

Airbnb Hosting Hotline: Help for Short-Term Rental Hosts

Tips for Surprise-and-Delight Moments in Your Short-Term Rental

Welcome back to the Hosting Hotline! This is an Ask Me Anything where each week we’ll answer your questions on Airbnb, STRs, real estate, and everything in between.

Sarah asks:

I’m wondering about the extras that you do for guests, the stuff that really wows them. Is there a rule for how much money you spend on this? How do you decide when to do something special? How do you organize it? All of the things.

(00:01:38) How Do You Make Decisions About Wow-Factors?

(00:02:24) Collect Data & Know Your Numbers

(00:04:44) Reusable Amenity Ideas for That Special Moment

(00:05:22) Keep It All Organized With Asana

(00:06:41) Don’t Forget: A Forgot-Something Basket

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Together, Annette & Sarah are the dynamic duo behind the wildly popular podcast Thanks For Visiting, co-creators of the Hosting Business Mastery Method, & seasoned short-term-rental hosts.

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