Two major headwinds are affecting the Airbnb Hosting business. Cold winter months, and the Coronavirus outbreak. Learn ways you can take advantage of these downtimes, and learn ways to mitigate it. Most businesses know, during headwinds is the time to buckle down and improve on marketing and product improvements.
I come from a software product background, and one of the biggest sayings in that industry is "Eat your own dog food", which means use your own product or service as a customer. I believe this is another key vital to the success of Airbnb hosts. So take a trip and stay somewhere so you get the Airbnb guest experience. Stay in your own listing, and make sure things are the way you would like them.
Now it's time to get all the nitty-gritty details put into your listing. There's a lot of options and nuances, and making sure everything is set will avoid hassles and make management possible, and let you get the most out of your listing.
Once you've got your pictures taken, and you're ready to start hosting guests, then it's time to create your listing on Airbnb. In this part of the guidebook, we'll go over all the Listing Details for your listing. These are the selling points and description of the room and house and such.
Once you have the room furnished and set up ready for guests, you'll need good pictures for your Airbnb listing. Photos are really what makes a potential guests book your place over somewhere else. These are the most important part of any listing.