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How to Get Organized

I’m a numbers person. I worked in commercial real estate for 20 years before starting my vacation rental business, and my days were full of them. Luckily, because of this experience, I had a solid understanding of how I wanted to run and account for my finances from the start. Even then, I faced ... READ the POST

Vacation Rental Tax Tips

In the vacation rental industry, the connections we make with other VR pros are one of our most valuable assets. Case in point: the lovely Holly Webb. Holly and I both won makeovers for our vacation rental websites over on Matt Landau’s Vacation Rental Marketing Blog, and I was lucky enough to meet ... READ the POST

Instagram

(Photography by the talented, Tyann Marcink) I’d venture to guess that many (if not most?) TDG readers have a Facebook account for their vacation rental business. After all, Facebook has entered its teen years—it’s 13!—and over two billion people actively use the platform every single ... READ the POST

The #bookdirect Movement

  If you are in the short-term rental industry, you’ve likely heard that developing your own website to collect bookings is a smart move. When it’s your platform, you control the booking, the communication, the terms, the marketing, the cancellation policy (*ahem*)…  But do guests know ... READ the POST

Invest in a Professional

Way back when, fuzzy point-and-shoot digital photographs with awkward angles and bad perspectives were the norm for vacation rental marketing. In those days, anyone who sprang for crisp, professional photography automatically rocketed themselves above the local competition. That time is long ... READ the POST

Client Love

Alanna has been my go-to person as I've navigated the learning curves of running my vacation rental businesses.  She helped...

Cathy Scott

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2016-05-03T18:24:44-07:00

Cathy Scott

Alanna has been my go-to person as I've navigated the learning curves of running my vacation rental businesses.  She helped me re-brand my properties, market them effectively, and connect with other valuable industry resources.
Alanna at The Distinguished Guest has been an invaluable resource while setting up my first vacation rental.  I recently bought...

Robert Howell

Vacation Rental & Boutique Hotel Supplies
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2020-11-01T08:47:41-08:00

Robert Howell

Alanna at The Distinguished Guest has been an invaluable resource while setting up my first vacation rental.  I recently bought a house in Hilton Head Island and knew nothing about what it takes to be a successful vacation rental.  Alanna has always been willing to lend a helping hand and responds quickly to all of my many questions!  If you're looking to set up a new vacation rental or refresh an existing rental, I would highly recommend contacting Alanna to help out.  She provides a 5 star experience!
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