To be a successful vacation rental host, you need the one thing we know you don’t have… a lot of time.
Time to learn the ropes, time to understand the industry’s ins and outs, and time to compare notes with others doing the same thing.
But if you’re like many hosts, you probably run your rental on the side, combining it with the pressures of everyday life and a hectic job, so any learning has to happen in the early hours of the morning, in your car, on the subway and during stolen moments here and there.
So, how can you grow your business and build your reputation as a fantabulous host, while keeping all these balls in the air?
Or maybe you are a full-time, experienced host with more than one rental and want to become an expert in one specific business area. How do you find up-to-date, succinct info you can trust?
Yes, there is a way: the Lodgify Academy!
Learn more about the Lodgify Vacation Rental Academy in this video
The Lodgify Vacation Rental Academy
Our vacation rental academy offers you a fast track to short-term rental greatness and success. Our short, snappy, easy-to-follow, on-demand and interactive videos cover all aspects of growing a short term rental business.
You choose what and when you want to learn.
If you’re just starting out, we cover the basics to help you get your rental off the ground.
Already an expert? Maybe you just need to be upskilled in one area, such as how to boost your visibility on Google using search engine optimization (SEO). No problem.
Choose the courses you like and watch them in your own time and on your favorite device.
Need to do something else – we get it – pause the video and restart from where you left off whenever you’re ready. No stress, no obligation.
And best of all? At absolutely no cost!
Yes, you get all this cutting-edge industry knowledge for free!
What the Lodgify Academy is (and what it’s not)
No boring lectures, expensive online courses, or long-winded podcasts – only relevant, engaging, interactive, and punchy videos to help you develop the exact skills you need to skyrocket your business.
The focus is on giving you the practical knowledge to improve your website, boost your marketing efforts and get your property noticed online – in the fastest possible time.
Sharing the stage with industry celebs
For some videos, our presenter picks the brains of some of the industry’s best-known influencers to ensure you get the best and most up-to-date content.
For example, he recently shared the screen with Mark Simpson from Boostly; Conrad O’Connell from Build Up Bookings and Maeva Cifuentes from Flying Cat Marketing.
And, If you’re a player in the vacation rental industry and you’re reading this, we want to hear from you! If you’re keen to share your knowledge in one of our video chapters, get in touch.
How do you know if this content is any good?
The knowledge we share in the Lodgify Academy is based on our data and research, as well as on in-depth industry data and our ongoing conversations with our onboarding and sales specialists.
We understand what keeps hosts up at night and have years of experience helping them solve their issues. We are a leading player in this field, and our knowledge comes from hands-on experience and lessons learned as we helped thousands of hosts to grow their profits.
What you will learn?
So far, the Lodgify Academy has three chapters to choose from, and we are adding a new one every month.
In our first course, we talk about the ins and outs of getting started with your vacation rental business. It’s a step-by-step course to take your vacation rental from an idea to a profitable business. From buying a property to managing your taxes, we’ll teach you everything you need to start and grow a successful vacation rental business!
Our second course teaches you how to use SEO for your short term rental website to increase your direct bookings: find keywords, structure your website and develop your link-building strategy.
Our third course is all about social media for vacation rentals, because having a social media presence is essential for succeeding at this game. It covers how to define a social media strategy, which platforms to use, and top tips for moving from a mere social media user to a pro.
If you have specific ideas for chapters that we should add, leave a comment below!
Do I get other resources?
Yes! You will have all the templates, checklists, spreadsheets and other resources you need at your fingertips – as part of the course, and all for free.
How will this help me grow my business?
Our videos are designed to develop your skills and fill the gaps in your knowledge, giving you all the practical tools to grow your business in a highly competitive industry.
You save time and grow fast in our fast-track courses which will give you an edge over competitors who have to learn the long and hard way.
Do I need to watch it all in one go?
Nope, we know life gets in the way. The beauty of this is that you can listen to the videos when and however you want. One of our clients completed our certification by listening to the courses in her car on her way to work every morning.
Take us with you when you walk the dog or do errands. We don’t mind.
And when you need to pause and take notes, or reflect, or answer the doorbell, just pause the video and start again where you left off when you’re ready.
Do I get a qualification at the end?
Yes, you can really boost your credibility as a host if you use the Lodgify Academy Certificate on your website, social media channels and marketing materials to show that you are a knowledgeable and experienced host. This tells your customers that you took the time to qualify yourself and that you are the type of person who is likely to take excellent care of them.
Get started on the fast track to vacation rental greatness today with the Lodgify Academy!