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Direct Booking Success Podcast

In her podcast, Jenn shares her vacation rental business knowledge and marketing expertise in solo episodes and interviews with leading experts and her fellow owners and managers.

In a world filled with vacation rental listings, there was one woman who dared to redefine accessibility. What started as a personal journey for Lorraine Woodward became a mission to create lasting change. She discovered the unexpected twist in the vacation rental industry, where accessibility went far beyond the confines of wheelchair ramps. With her...
Have you ever had a guest reach out to book directly with you, completely out of the blue? That’s exactly what happened to Jenn Boyles, the host of the Direct Booking Success Podcast. Little did she know, this unexpected encounter would change the course of her vacation rental business forever. In a saturated market, Jenn...
If you’re feeling frustrated and overwhelmed by relying solely on Airbnb for bookings, constantly competing for visibility and struggling to maintain consistent occupancy rates, then you are not alone! Despite your efforts to optimize listings and offer competitive prices, you may still be facing the risk of cancellations and unpredictable demand. Instead of the desired...
Does this sound familiar? You’ve been told that implementing sustainability practices in your vacation rental business is crucial for attracting sustainability-conscious guests. So, you’ve tried to make big changes all at once, only to feel overwhelmed and frustrated by the lack of visible results. The pain of putting in so much effort without seeing the...
If you’re feeling frustrated and overwhelmed by the lack of direct bookings for your short-term rental, despite your efforts to promote your accommodation, then you are not alone! Many hosts, property managers and owners in the hospitality industry are experiencing the same struggle, even after investing time and money into marketing campaigns and online listings....
If you’re feeling frustrated and overwhelmed by the lack of direct bookings for your short-term rental, despite your efforts to increase them through website optimization, then you are not alone!  Many owners and managers may be tirelessly optimizing their websites, using eye-catching photos, engaging descriptions, and even implementing SEO strategies, only to find that they...
Are you ready to take your short-term rental business to the next level? Join Mike Denman as he reveals the secrets of strategic advertising and market research that will skyrocket your bookings and profitability. But be warned, the stakes are high, and the game is just beginning. Will Mike’s playbook be enough to overcome the...
Does this sound familiar? You’ve been told that the key to scaling your property management business remotely is to simply work harder and put in more hours. Yet, despite your efforts, you’re not seeing the growth and efficiency you desire. The pain of working tirelessly without achieving the desired results can be frustrating and demotivating....
Discover the unexpected twist in Yvonne Halling’s journey as she transformed her beloved hobby into a thriving hospitality business. From running a cozy bed and breakfast in France purely for joy, life’s demands push her to shift gears and embrace the role of a professional businesswoman. But this transition is more than just a change...
Discover how Daniela Derin, a holiday rental owner in Marbella, Spain, capitalized on the trend of digital nomads during the pandemic. From forming a unique community during lockdown to attracting remote workers with sunny balcony views, Daniela shares her secrets to success. But what happens when flights disappear and her business is left in a...
Does this sound familiar? You’ve been told to constantly lower your prices and offer discounts to attract more guests to your vacation rental. But despite your efforts, you’re still struggling to fill up your calendar and increase your direct bookings. The pain of constantly lowering your prices and not seeing the desired results can be...
Imagine stumbling upon a picturesque French island in the Caribbean, only for it to unexpectedly ignite a passion for data-driven decision-making. Thibault Masson’s journey from a spontaneous villa shopping spree to becoming a successful vacation rental manager will leave you awe-inspired. But hold on tight, because there’s an unexpected twist awaiting him on an exotic...
Are you making the most of each day or just trying to get through it? Accommodation business managers and owners, it’s time to seize the day and maximize your bookings during the slow seasons But what happens when your calendar is empty and you’re left scrambling for last-minute bookings? Stay tuned to find out… In...
Join me, Jen Boyles, on the Direct Booking Success Podcast as I share two big updates. From my personal journey of moving back to Canada to the launch of the 3rd Direct Booking Success Summit – the only free online event for vacation and short-term rental property managers and owners. In this episode, you will...
Does this sound familiar? You’ve been told that achieving Superhost status on Airbnb is the ultimate goal for increasing bookings. So, you’ve worked tirelessly to maintain high ratings and provide exceptional service, only to find that it actually does little for your bookings. The pain of putting in all that effort, yet still not seeing...