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How to Make Your Airbnb Listing Stand Out From the Rest

Welcome to Boostly Podcast Episode 495. In this podcast episode I'm going to share with something pretty cool that is going to help you stand out from others on OTA platforms such as AirBnB.

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Timestamps (audio)

00:00 Something that will help you all
01:00 The magic of a cartoon map
02:12 Taking advantage of the images
03:11 Where you could put your map
04:19 Are you using a similar style map?

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Transcript from the Episode

Welcome back to a very special live edition of the Boostly podcast, where I have just stumbled across something that is gonna help every single one of you who are watching this, whether you're live or on the replay. So if you're tuning in live, leave a hashtag live, leave a link to your business, your website, where you are in the world, and why someone should stay with you.

You never know who is watching. And number two, if you're watching on the replay, do leave that as well. So let's jump straight in. I'm gonna show you something that everybody can do right now to get more eyes on your business that could result in bookings wherever you need it now, or if you need it next year or later on this year, it's gonna help every single one of you.

So I'm excited. Come and say hi, and let's jump. . All right. So, uh, thank you very much for joining us. I was doing a little bit of looking around, uh, on five recently, over the weekend. I needed to do, uh, another task that I will share with you at a later date, but as I was doing it, I came across something that I feel like I need to let you all know about, and I would love to know if you are currently doing this as well.

So, the goal, the goal is obviously even if, um, you wanna increase your Direct bookings or whatever, if you need bookings, you've got to make sure that the OTAs are working for you. And not give way around. And the main thing way to do that is to make your listing and your business and your property or properties stand out.

So lemme just share this. Uh, so I came across, uh, the search of cartoon maps. So if you look at here and you look at the screen right now, um, I was able to find seven different, uh, providers on fiver that will create for you a customized bespoke cartoon map. And if you just think about the town, the city, the area where you are in, one of the main reasons why someone would book with you is because of where you are.

A certain landmark. So somebody could be booking with you for maybe a wedding, or it could be cause you're closer to beach or wherever that may be. But how do you get that across in your listing? As easy as possible. What a lot of you make the mistake in doing is that you try and put it in the text and the description, but as we all know, people don't read as well as they used to

Okay. So you've got to show. . Okay. And this is one of the best ways to do it. So as you all know, with an Airbnb listing, for example, you get those six pictures. Those six images, to really turn a looker into a potential booker. And with this, just imagine one of your images not being of your beautiful property, but of the town, the sea, And you can pinpoint exactly where you are.

But also as well where the major landmarks are as well. So if you look at the first one, if you take this as an example, you could have, um, this football stadium in the middle. But if you are really close, so if you're a property that's in Liverpool and you're really in between Everton and Liverpool, the stadiums that are close by, you can showcase that.

Anybody who's looking to book a a property for the football knows that you're ideal within the two locations. Or if it's for an event, stadium music, whatever it is that maybe happening, and you can showcase where your property is. Something that, uh, a host did for me years ago when we've stayed with them. He presented me a map and he showed me all of his local area, but in that local area, he showcased everywhere that where the guests had a special discount.

It could be a free, uh, dessert, it could be 10% entry, free discount, but he showcased that on the map and you could do so as, as well. This is something that you can put on your listings. This is something that you can put on your social media. It's something you can put on your website. It's something you can put in your digital guidebook, and it enhances not only the attention, but the guest experience as well now for less than what you've got Some that start in at 86 pounds.

Some that start at literally less than a fiver. You could have something that really stands out. Um, so how I got here really easy went to five, uh, f i v e r typed in cartoon map, and these options were instantly available. You can filter people down based on budget or whatever, but I feel like this is such a cool and easy way of doing this.

And again, it'll take you no time to do it. All you'll have to do is book in the, the, the order with the fiver person. Give 'em a bit of an explanation, give 'em a couple of ideas, and then they'll go ahead and create it for you. But anything that they create, you can use so easily on your listings, your socials, your website, et cetera, et cetera.

Now, what I would love to know if those of you that are tuning in and watching whether live on the replay, are you doing something similar? If so, putting in the past. So the link on Airbnb, or wherever you're sharing this information so we can get some inspiration from it. So this is where I pass the button over to you.

Uh, Dia host, d listener of the Boosty podcast. , are you doing this? Are you doing some similar? And if so, showcase it. Super quick one today. Thank you so much for I for sponsoring. Uh, I wanted to share very, very quickly a little win that we have, have had in the team Boostly world. Uh, Mr. Greg, uh, over in Mexico.

He used. Wheelhouse pricing. Him wasn't sure that Liam, Carolyn, amazing. Liam, Carolyn came in and gave him a little bit of help and guidance and he was able to get a booking which was 12% higher of than he thought that he could get. So, Greg, well done. Great work. Um, I hope you, uh, celebrate in that win and I will share it for you

and to everybody tuning in. Have a great day. Remember, as always, be proactive. Do not be reactive. Let's go and get some diet bookings. Thank you so much for checking out today's podcast episode. Now, before you head and go anywhere else, before you click to the next episode, before you do that, do me one big favor and go check out Boost Lee dot code UK slash trust IRA at a sponsors of all of the booster content.

And the reason why I work with them and the reason why we spread the message of IRA is that when a host or a company is looking to get more into DRA bookings, the main question they have is around trust, as in will a. Trust that I am a true and real business. Will IRA take care of all of that And they've got a special offer that is only available to boosty people.

But to do that, you need to go to Boost Lee, which is b o ost y dot code at UK slash trust. You can find out all the information there. You can book in a demo, book in a call, and then you'll get your super special offer that is only available to Boostly Peoples. Thank you again for tuning in. Do go check out Ira.

We'll be back again very shortly with another podcast episode, but until then, we'll see you all very soon. Take care.

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