Airbnb: Our Insider Tips and Tricks for Successful Hosting

Everything entrepreneurs, freelancers, families, and students need to be a successful Airbnb host.
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  • Lectures 23
  • Contents Video: 1 hour
    Other: 23 mins
  • Skill Level All Levels
  • Languages English
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Published 6/2015 English

Course Description

Join One of Udemy's Leading Entrepreneurship Communities!

Course v2.0 Released December 2015

You can free yourself to pursue your dreams, travel more, and put yourself on a path to financial independence by being a smart Airbnb host. We welcome you into our house to share what we've learned while using Airbnb to successfully quit our day jobs and build a thriving business.

Launch Your Own Airbnb Operation and Create Personal Freedom

  • Build Your Hosting Strategy
  • Avoid the Mistakes We Made!
  • Set Yourself Up for Success
  • Attract the Best Airbnb Guests
  • Learn Our Communication Hacks (they're Critical!)

Save Time, Make More Money, and Get Great Reviews

Brian and Joe, the founders of Airbnb, had a dream and couldn't pay their rent. So they created a site where they could rent spots on three air mattresses in their small apartment to guests. Ultimately, they were able to use this money to launch a business that's now worth $20 billion and is helping people like you get the money they need to create the lives they want. For some people, Airbnb is hobby and for others, it's a path to freedom.

While Airbnb is an amazing opportunity for entrepreneurs, freelancers, and hosts everywhere, there are some big lessons that we've learned becoming some of the platform's most engaged hosts. You'll learn how to intelligently set up your space, create a profile that guests trust, a listing that they find attractive, and field inquires from guests all over the world. Most importantly, you'll learn how to successfully work with people in your space.

Come on into our house and get started!

What are the requirements?

  • No prior knowledge of Airbnb is necessary!

What am I going to get from this course?

  • Build Your Hosting Strategy
  • Avoid the Airbnb Mistakes We Made!
  • Set Yourself Up for Success
  • Attract the Best Airbnb Guests
  • Learn Our Communication Hacks (they’re Critical!)

What is the target audience?

  • This course is perfect for entrepreneurs, freelancers, and students who need extra money as they build themselves a great career.
  • The course is also great for existing Airbnb hosts who are looking to learn from our setup, pricing, and communication strategies

What you get with this course?

Not for you? No problem.
30 day money back guarantee.

Forever yours.
Lifetime access.

Learn on the go.
Desktop, iOS and Android.

Get rewarded.
Certificate of completion.


Section 1: Welcome to Our Home (and the Class)!
Get on the Path to Financial Freedom (and Have Some Fun)
Proof of Earnings
Our Guide to Setting Up a Trustworthy Airbnb Profile
2 pages
Section 2: Smart Setup of Your Airbnb Operation
Find Your Hosting Style (...and Why That’s Important)
The Guide to Determining Your Hosting (and Airbnb Operation) Style
3 pages
How to Create an Awesome Space on a Shoestring Budget
10 Free or Cheap Value Adds that Your Guests Will Love
2 pages
Where to Focus Your Airbnb Setup Efforts
Our Guide to Creating an Attractive, Durable Space
2 pages
Section 3: How to Attract Inquiries and Maximize Your Revenue
A Look Inside One of Our Guest Rooms
6 Ways to Take Better Photos of Living Spaces
How Five Star Reviews Start with Your Listing Description
Our Guide to Airbnb Listing Descriptions
2 pages
The Airbnb Listing Keyword Tool
1 page
Ludell’s Revenue Maximizing Strategies
The Airbnb Pricing Strategies Tool
5 pages
Section 4: Communication Hacks that will Make You a Successful Host
How to Attract Good Guests (...and Avoid Rough Ones)
The Airbnb Host's Guide to Guest Personas
6 pages
Two of Our Critical Guest Communication Hacks
Message Templates
SideBYSide: Join Me on the Strategic Welcome Tour
How to Protect Your Property and Resolve Guest Issues
Time to Go! (Our Key Takeaways from the Course)

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Instructor Biography

Davis Jones, Co-founder of Eazl

Davis Jones is the co-founder of Eazl, the venture-backed professional development community headquartered in San Francisco. Prior to launching the Eazl community, Mr. Jones placed talent at firms in Silicon Valley, the city of San Francisco, and the North Bay as a headhunter for Robert Half, the international talent consulting firm with ~$5.4 billion in annual revenues. While working in talent acquisition, his clients included Western Digital, Lending Club, Hitachi, and the Kendall-Jackson family of companies and small and medium-sized organizations like hedge funds, non-profits, and biotechnology companies. Before joining Robert Half, Mr. Jones was a team lead and content marketer for the CCA Group, a financial technology consultancy specializing in institutional crowdfund investing.

In 2014, Mr. Jones was named one of the North Bay Business Journal's People of the Year for his international economic empowerment work and today, Eazl is a community of more than 50,000 ambitious professionals around the world. Eazl's production team is honored to have won multiple production and innovation awards for excellence in producing video-based learning experiences, including Udemy's Innovation Award and Skillshare's Top 5% honor.

Mr. Jones earned an MBA with a focus in global finance from EDHEC Business School in France, ranked one of the top 50 MBA programs in the world by The Economist, and a bachelor's degree in international economics with a focus on international development (with highest honors) from Sonoma State University in California.

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You're ambitious and ready to make a difference. Team Eazl is here to support your drive to succeed with career hacks, data-driven strategies, and digital tools that help you get where you're going faster. You can always reach out to the team at care {at} eazl {dot} co.

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