Join Christopher Matthew Spencer for an in-depth discussion in this video Evaluating and buying textiles, part of Making Money with VRBO.
- The look and feel of the textiles you select…will effect the mood of your space.…You can easily become confused by…the number of options in approaches to evaluating…and buying soft goods for your property.…While there are many firms that specialize…in selling hotel and motel textiles,…I've opted to purchase all of mine using…an Amazon Prime account.…With Prime, products are delivered as quickly…as the same day or next day for free…with an annual Prime subscription.…I enjoy this selection, price to value,…and convenience of this program.…
I have found many superior brands of towels…and bedding on Amazon and continue…to use this for sourcing my goods.…Here's a few tips.…Fabric selection should focus on three factors,…Purpose, Cleanability, and Fire resistance.…For all of my soft goods, I buy high quality…and I purchase white.…White allows me to bleach the stains away.…You can't use bleach on colors.…From Koolaid to makeup and everything in between,…you'll discover that guests find…all sorts of fun uses for towels.…
AuthorChristopher Matthew Spencer
Christopher Matthew Spencer, a successful VRBO host, first acquaints viewers with VRBO and the requirements—both in terms of mindset and property—needed to venture into the VRBO world. Then you'll learn how to prep a property, stock it with amenities that will garner 5-star reviews, and craft an attention-getting listing that covers everything from the listing headline to property descriptions and guides. The course also explores how to manage guest interactions, deal with housekeeping and maintenance, and promote listings outside of VRBO. Start watching to learn how you can profit from this great sharing economy platform.
- Evaluating whether VRBO is right for you
- Writing about and photographing the property
- Establishing a price for your VRBO rental
- Planning for ongoing maintenance
- Preparing the kitchen, bedroom(s), and other spaces
- Stocking your rental with amenities
- Scouting the competition
- Managing guest interactions, including check-in and checkout
- Working with guest feedback
- Promoting your VRBO rental
Skill Level Beginner
1. An Overview of VRBO
2. Preparing Your Property
4. Ready, Set, Go! Getting Up and Running on VRBO
5. Service Is Your Brand: Managing Guest Interactions
6. Housekeeping and Maintenance
7. Working with Guest Feedback
8. Tips for Success
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