May’s Behind The Scenes Peek

May’s Behind The Scenes Peek

Time to put my holiday home owner’s hat on and to share with you what I’m focussing on during May. These areas will be my key focus: Availability Looking at my availability going forward – something I encourage you to do at the start of each month....
3 Myths About Building A Holiday Home Website

3 Myths About Building A Holiday Home Website

If you’re wanting to be listing site free then building a holiday home website will be top of your to-do list. It’s arguably the most important tool in your go-it-alone marketing toolbox. Your website is your chance to showcase your holiday rental to your...
5 Mantras That Really Work

5 Mantras That Really Work

What mantras or guiding principles do you work to in your holiday home business? Have you even though about this? Too often we’re busy working in our business, rather than on our business. Next time you get a quiet 10 mins (I know a big ask) I encourage you to sit...
April Behind The Scenes Peek

April Behind The Scenes Peek

It’s that time of the month again where I share with you what I’m working on in my holiday home business in the coming weeks.   Staying Visible! I’ve just got the proofs back from a recent photo shoot.  You can now see them all over my new website!...
10 Top Interior Design Tips From The Experts

10 Top Interior Design Tips From The Experts

Are you, like me, a huge fan of BBC2’s The Great Interior Design Challenge? A show where novice interior designers compete. Each are given a room, a brief, real clients, 2 days and a £1000 budget to transform the space.  They do crazy and amazing things with...
5 Ways To Boost Your Bank Balance

5 Ways To Boost Your Bank Balance

Do you want to earn more from your holiday home? Here are 5 things that will get your bank balance boosted Some can be implemented quicker than others, some will take more time to master, but combined they will really make a difference to your bottom line. 1.  Take...
Why 5 Star Is Just A Number

Why 5 Star Is Just A Number

Getting a 5 star holiday home grading is awesome. But it’s what YOU do that counts!  When I first started out I got my cottage assessed by Visit England’s Quality in Tourism scheme.  It’s what I needed to do to be able to prove to future guests the...
Why I Do What I Do

Why I Do What I Do

What compelled me to start The Business of Holiday Rental, to be self-employed and to work with you lovely holiday rental owners? I want to empower, support and help you get to where I am today What do I mean by that? I mean earning decent money from my holiday...
March’s Behind The Scenes Peek

March’s Behind The Scenes Peek

Last month I shared with you my priorities and tasks for February from my own holiday rental business. The article proved popular, it got a lot of hits.  So I’m doing the same again for March. I think it’s that behind the scenes glimpse of others’ lives that we all...
An online program, what’s that all about?

An online program, what’s that all about?

What springs to mind when you hear the phrase “online course” or “online program”? Are you transported back to your corporate life and those dull training days that the management insisted you attend? When I first came across these phrases, I was! “This course will be...
How I Sussed Success

How I Sussed Success

Let me share with you how I built my profitable holiday rental business. Then Around 10 years ago I bought my holiday cottage. It was very much a second home with (I can’t believe I’m now saying this) no plans to let it out!  Coincidentally I started a part time job...
February’s Behind The Scenes Peek

February’s Behind The Scenes Peek

As well as running The Business of Holiday Rental and helping you lovely holiday home owners to earn more from your property; each month I’m also busy practising what I preach. As a holiday home owner myself, I have the same dilemmas, challenges and issues to...