Interview: GuestyVal Producer Answers Some of Your Burning Questions About Tel Aviv Conference

Interview: GuestyVal Producer Answers Some of Your Burning Questions About Tel Aviv Conference

There has been a lot of talk / rumors that Airbnb will no longer be hosting its Airbnb Open Conferences. This is such a shame as they were very valuable events for learning and networking, which has left many veteran hosts looking for an alternative. I'm pleased to introduce to you to one: Have you heard of GuestyVal?

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An Incredible Life Hack for Health Insurance!

An Incredible Life Hack for Health Insurance!

If you don’t qualify for low income or retirement coverage on Medicare / Medicaid, listen up! I am super impressed with this program and generally feel relieved that there are insurance providers who actually care and have our best interests at heart (I know, hard to believe).

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The Importance of Self Education

The Importance of Self Education

As I am preparing for the Mobile Home University weekend course starting tomorrow (Friday, June 1st), and concurrently reading BiggerPockets, Scott Trench’s book “Set for Life” and “Head Strong” by Dave Asprey, I have been reflecting on how important self education is for me (and everyone really) and how nurturing my passions lights me up and gives me energy to carry through to the rest of the areas of my life.

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Guest Post: Increase Your Airbnb Income & Make the World a Better Place

Guest Post: Increase Your Airbnb Income & Make the World a Better Place

I am pleased to introduce Tim Wadsworth an Airbnb Host and Professor at CU Boulder, who is creating a Non-Profit called Greater Good Hosting, which allows hosts to share a percentage of their earnings with select charities while advertising their efforts on their listings, which in turn will bring in more bookings from Guests who also want to support good causes.

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Upcoming Meetup on Maui!

Upcoming Meetup on Maui!

My friends run an awesome Entrepreneurial Meetup through their Company: The Maui Collective. The meetups are once a month and they have a presenter (a local entrepreneur) that they do a Q&A with. There are Happy Hour specials before and after for people to mix and mingle. I return to Maui at least once a year, so I've gone to a few and really enjoy them. 

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Interview Series: Getting Creative, How One Host Monetized Her Backyard!

Interview Series: Getting Creative, How One Host Monetized Her Backyard!

Today I am just giddy to introduce a new friend of mine Shelly Young. A few nights ago, a friend and Co-host client of mine, told me that he randomly met a woman who was a reader of my blog and follower of my podcast interviews. He was out in Colorado Springs visiting his college roommate and she turned out to be their neighbor. She told him that I got her inspired to start Co-hosting and she already has three properties she’s airbnbing! Awesome!

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How to Hire and Train a Rockstar Cleaner!

How to Hire and Train a Rockstar Cleaner!

You can have the perfect location, a well appointed, gorgeous home and guests lining up around the block to stay there, but without a great cleaner, you’ve got nothing.

 

Sure, a lot of people just starting out will try their hand at cleaning themselves and yet, it can be a tedious task over time and if you decide to leave town or want to scale your business, you will definitely need someone to tag in, so this is an important skill for all.

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Interview Series -  What is all this talk about Cryptocurrency?

Interview Series -  What is all this talk about Cryptocurrency?

Today I have an exciting interview, with my new friend Shane Staats, a Crypto investor and consultant in Boulder, Colorado. A friend of mine who recently got into day trading Cryptocurrency, put us together and we spent a good 45mins geeking out in preparation for sharing with all of you. Whether you are interested in educating yourself to invest on your own, or paying for a more hands off approach, we’ve got something for you. Read ahead!

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Interview Series: Creative Housing! What I learned from the host of one of my favorite Airbnbs.

Interview Series: Creative Housing! What I learned from the host of one of my favorite Airbnbs.

As a long time Airbnb host and world traveler, I’ve stayed in my fair share of vacation rentals. Second only to the incredible (and free!) pet sitting opportunities, Airbnbs are my favorite places to stay! I love them because they let me: A. See how the locals live, B. (Usually) meet locals and get insider tips and tricks for the area. C. Cook at home; and most importantly,  D. Gain insight on areas I can improve my rentals back home.

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Exciting news! Record breaking downloads! (An Intro to my Media Section)

Exciting news! Record breaking downloads! (An Intro to my Media Section)

Since it may not be obvious, I wanted to draw attention to the Media tab on my site. Yes, it's got all sorts of other goodies! Some other great podcasts and a few blog features too. I like to point this out because each podcast has a different focus so it directs the conversation in a different way. They run the gambit from Real Estate Investing, Airbnb, Early Retirement, Financial Independence and I've got some coming up on travel too. 

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