Getting Started With Your Holiday Let Website

Getting Started With Your Holiday Let Website

I’m not a web designer. Nor would I describe myself as a techy person, but I can build a holiday let website. I can make it functional and make it look professional.   I can trouble shoot the smaller problems myself and make necessary changes to my website When...
Dear Holiday Home Christmas Guest

Dear Holiday Home Christmas Guest

A festive note from me to my holiday home Christmas guests. Dear Guest Let’s get your festivities going without a hitch. Kitchen If you’re planning to make use of the well-equipped kitchen, to cook your Christmas meal, then make yourself at home.  Take a...
Where are your guests?

Where are your guests?

I don’t mean where geographically or even metaphorically. But where are your guests on the customer journey? The what? The customer journey is a marketing term given to the process of turning potential guests into actual guests.  It’s about bringing new...
I Haven’t Got Enough Time

I Haven’t Got Enough Time

“I haven’t got enough time” How often do we all say that? For me when it came to running my business last month, I said it more times than I dare to think about.  Last month, I had far from a “normal” time.  I had the builders in the...
Using  Video To Engage – Literally!

Using Video To Engage – Literally!

What will help your holiday home stand out, show off its uniqueness and ultimately get you more bookings? A promotional video for your holiday home – that’s what! Here’s a guest blog from Jamie, a freelance filmmaker and owner of Copperwheat Films to...
5 Top Tips To Getting Awesome Online Reviews

5 Top Tips To Getting Awesome Online Reviews

Receiving positive reviews and feedback of any kind is super important to your holiday rental business. This could be in the form of handwritten comments in a visitors book at your cottage, spoken to you face to face, sent in an email or a review left online. Positive...
What Do Your Guests Really Think Of You?

What Do Your Guests Really Think Of You?

How do you know if you don’t ask? In my experience on recent self-catering holidays in the UK, France and Italy, owners usually don’t bother to do this. Talk about missing a trick. Why wouldn’t you want to know your guest’s opinion.  What...
How To Be As A Holiday Home Owner

How To Be As A Holiday Home Owner

How you are, how you behave, think and act, impacts on your holiday rental business.  Because as an independent owner you are your business! Here are my top five ways to be when you’re wearing your holiday home owners hat: Be you From the content of your blogs,...
5 Ways To Enhance The Guest Owner Relationship

5 Ways To Enhance The Guest Owner Relationship

The oh-so-important holiday let guest owner relationship It’s something that as independent owners we have the opportunity to do well in our holiday rental business. Like all relationships it needs time and attention to build and nurture to bring results....