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A Chat with Industry Pioneer, Doug Macnaught

At VRMA National in Orlando, Alex sat down with industry pioneer, Doug Macnaught.   Alex: Thank you for joining us today. You’ve been one of the software pioneers of the industry. What do you think has changed in the last five years and what will the next five years hold?...

An Interview with VR Industry Sage, Heather Bayer

It’s no secret I have heaps of respect for Heather Bayer so I grabbed the opportunity to chat with her at VRMA National in Orlando. If you’re not already listening to Heather’s podcast, cottageblogger.com, I highly recommend it. I also encourage you to join us at the Vacation Rental Success...

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$200 off Vacation Rental Success Summit & an Amazon Dot for all Properly users!

In a rapidly changing industry, it is important for vacation rental owners and managers to keep up with the latest VR trends. Meet Heather Bayer and Michael Bayer, two of the best (and most respected) thought leaders in the vacation rental industry. Heather and Mike are the people we look...

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Breaking it Down With Pricing Data: Beyond Pricing Shows How Properly Can Increase Bookings by 20%

I stumbled across an article by Dan Hill, the product lead at Airbnb who wrote their pricing algorithm. The article explains how Airbnb’s dynamic pricing tool works and why the sharing economy needs machine learning to set prices. In the article, Hill describes what goes into the algorithm to determine...

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I Put Properly Through The Ultimate Remote Host Test to Manage My San Francisco Airbnb from New Zealand — This is What…

35 days, $12,555 in Airbnb revenue, six turnovers, six 5-star reviews — all managed from 7,000 miles away By Alex Nigg, Properly Founder & CEO In late March we moved Properly’s engineering team from our headquarters in San Francisco all the way to New Zealand to launch Properly South. During the...