How Playing It Safe Keeps You Stuck

How Playing It Safe Keeps You Stuck

Playing it safe means doing the same things over and over again in your holiday rental business. It means not trying anything new because you keep telling yourself: you’re not techie enough you don’t have time it might not work! Mmm it’s very easy to put objections in...
How To Act Quickly To Get More Summer Bookings

How To Act Quickly To Get More Summer Bookings

Has your summer not been as busy as you’d hoped? Do you still have availability for end August and for September? Don’t panic, there’s still time to get more summer bookings. To do this: You need to take action and you need to take it now. You need...
Hot Tubs For Holiday Lets

Hot Tubs For Holiday Lets

Do you have a question about Hot Tubs For Holiday Lets? It’s very likely to be answered here, in this question and answer session which took place recently on my Facebook page John Corner and Philip Simpson Better Living Outdoors, otherwise known as hot tub...
Why Getting Bookings Is Like Peeling An Onion

Why Getting Bookings Is Like Peeling An Onion

And how to use this onion analogy to attract your ideal guest. When guests are looking to book a self-catering holiday they have a search criteria. Think of each criteria as a layer of an onion. Once one criteria is met, they digger deeper and peel off the next layer...
How To Have Your Cake And Eat It

How To Have Your Cake And Eat It

Can you successfully rent out your second home and still holiday there yourself? Heck yes!  You can have your cake and eat it.  I for one should know! That’s how I started out renting my holiday cottage. It was bought as a second home. And that’s still...
Stop Being So Hard On Yourself

Stop Being So Hard On Yourself

You are the biggest asset in your holiday home business. (Excluding the actual value of the property!) It’s you who ensures your guests have a great holiday, it’s you who arranges that emergency boiler repair, it’s you who does the marketing, sets...