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 A blog about the Vacation Rental Industry and the benefits to using Vacation Rental Software

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Google’s Mobile Algorithm vs Your Vacation Rental Website

Posted May 6, 2015 in Blog Posts, Marketing Topics

Google’s Mobile Algorithm vs Your Vacation Rental Website

Google’s new mobile-friendly ranking algorithm launched April 21, 2015. Meaning: your vacation rental website will now be partially ranked by how well your website pages can be navigated and read on mobile devices.This is your website’s “mobile-friendliness”. The algorithm is quite simple, your website pages are either mobile friendly or they are not. No partial points you are in or you are out. The algorithm ranks on a page by page basis. How can you find out if your website pages are up to Google’s standard of...

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The VRMA – Portland, Oregon & Hipsters

Posted April 13, 2015 in Blog Posts, Management Topics

The VRMA – Portland, Oregon & Hipsters

What do the VRMA, Portland, Oregon and hipsters have in common? Plain flat out Awesomeness, that’s what. Ask a hipster he would know. There is also the fact that all 3 will be colliding at the Western Regional VRMA conference, April 13 & 14, held at the Portland Marriott Downtown Riverfront in Portland, Oregon! In honor of such a great event in such a great city we decided to dedicate this blog post to the ever so quirky Portland. Because really what is a vacation rental without the beautifully unique cities they reside in. Portland,...

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Spotlight – Unique Realty Inc.

Posted March 31, 2015 in Blog Posts, RNS User Highlights

Spotlight – Unique Realty Inc.

RNS User Spotlight of the Week: Unique Realty Inc. For the spotlight this week, we are having a virtual party! Sure it’s Spring Break and all but this week we celebrate extra hard for an RNS User that has been with us for 2 decades! Unique Realty of Amelia Island Unique Realty: A Poem A story quite unique about a locally owned and operated 28 year hand crafted antique. With knowledge and wisdom that only comes with age, this property management company can be found on Amelia Island’s center stage. Offering boutique rentals of the...

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Spotlight – Leighton Rentals

Posted March 23, 2015 in Blog Posts, RNS User Highlights

Spotlight – Leighton Rentals

RNS User Spotlight of the Week: Leighton Rentals As Spring starts to grace us with her presence and the world begins to warm, winter flight paths take a detour. Rather than vacationers jumping on the next Boeing 777 down to Miami, the likes of our thawed out northern destinations begin to rise as a “hot spot” for travel. So that is why, on this first day of spring, RNS celebrates our friends in New England, Leighton Rentals. The Vacation Rental Management Company is located on the picturesque peninsula of Cape Cod, Massachusetts.   About...

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Spotlight – SandCastle Realty Inc

Posted March 11, 2015 in Blog Posts, RNS User Highlights

Spotlight – SandCastle Realty Inc

RNS User Spotlight of the Week: SandCastle Realty     About Sandcastle Realty: Sandcastle Realty Inc. is an independent family owned and operated full service Real Estate Company serving Florida’s Central Gulf Coast. They are the professional choice for property management for vacation rentals in the area. With over 20 years’ experience in the business, they understand and take care of the important details that give their clients the best results and most income for their properties! Website: www.sandcastlerealtyinc.com...

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Spotlighting Some Amazing Vacation Rental Companies

Posted March 9, 2015 in Blog Posts

Spotlighting Some Amazing Vacation Rental Companies

We are excited to announce that this will be the first of many entries to come where we will take one of our hard-working RNS Vacation Rental Software Users and give them the kudos and recognition they deserve. Day in and Day out these Professional Property Management Companies accommodate travelers who essentially seek one vacation goal, BRAG-WORTHY VACATION BLISS. If creating a vacation worthy of 100 likes, coworker envy and equivalent of 10 therapy sessions wasn’t enough pressure, our VR Managers also must delight their ROI...

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Winter Vacation Fails

Posted January 14, 2015 in Blog Posts

Winter Vacation Fails

Bring on the Winter! Daily life still trudges on no matter the weather. But when the average human is ready for their eagerly anticipated winter vacation(s) more serious decisions must be made. Go tropical to the beach, drink pina coladas and get a tan… OR Head north to the mountains, hit the slopes and make snowmen… Wherever this winter takes you, be smart: stay in a vacation rental. Also learn from these winter vacation fails, in essence just use your common sense.   Going South? Before you board the plane, check your car...

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It’s Halloween, So We Wrote a Blog

Posted October 31, 2014 in Uncategorized

It’s Halloween, So We Wrote a Blog

HAPPY HALLOWEEN and HAPPY FRIDAY! Two great events combined into one day! How did we get so lucky? As 3:30pm strolls around, I’m pretty sure the working world is feeling like the day could last forever. We sit at our computers counting down the minutes before we can all let lose, dress up and share company with friends. So I have decided to write a blog. Not about vacation rentals, or software, or even a blog with many words. But rather a blog about Halloween and the cute funny costumes we wish we could recreate for ourselves, our kids...

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VRMA 2014 – Cream of the Crop

Posted October 30, 2014 in Blog Posts, Management Topics

VRMA 2014 – Cream of the Crop

VRMA 2014 National Convention The Cream Of The Crop The VRMA 2014 is over. It’s time to get back to the daily grind of renting vacation homes, creating software, processing credit cards, building websites, and making travelers happy from all parts of the world. It is with great satisfaction that I can safely announce that this year’s show was CREAM OF THE CROP. Now, I don’t say this lightly because last year’s National VRMA was pretty awesome. Nashville was great, the seminars were wonderful, and the attendees were pretty cool. But San Diego...

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Vacation Rental Companies Giving to a Good Cause

Posted October 9, 2014 in Blog Posts, Management Topics

Vacation Rental Companies Giving to a Good Cause

Vacation Rental Companies Give to a Good Cause The act of giving. It’s thoughtful, selfless, and admirable. When our RNS customers take the opportunity to give back to the world, it makes us all giddy inside and deserves recognition. The good cause we are talking about here benefits the Manatee Players and the Manatee Performing Arts Center; a theater and education center located in Bradenton, Florida. Their motto reads :“To represent, enrich and stimulate people through the art of live theater by providing entertainment,...

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