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I've been adding to the World Wide Web since November 2000. Originally, I started with Lodging4vacations.com a vacation rental site. I've recently left Lodging4vacations and am in the process of launching a new vacation rental website and feel extremely lucky to have great clients. I welcome new clients and hope to prove myself as a creative designer and diligent SEO agent.

Rental Location, Location, Location

Struggling to find out why your place isn’t renting? Word of mouth can be powerful!  Does the area where your vacation rental is have a bad rap? Is there anything you can do about it? These are some questions I’ve been asking myself.  My latest home in Joshua Tree is close to town, close enough […]

Using Adobe Muse for Website Advertising

Recently I have been delving into Adobe Muse, much like Adobe InDesign, except instead of printing your creations, these designs can be turned into web pages! How cool is that? I had some previous experience with InDesign which made it much easier for me to work with the tools. The best thing about Muse is […]

To Be Blessed By Google

When you’ve been in the Internet advertising business for 15 years, like me, you see a lot of changes. When I first started advertising vacation rentals, it seemed easy. A few string of keywords here and there, good photos, a few links and your site would rank well in Google. Then like the gold rush, […]

How to Set Rates for Your Vacation Rental

Deciding on private vacation rental rates means doing research in your local area. Your rates can evolve, they don’t have to remain static, but to get a good feel for your market here are some tips. Local, Local, Local—Check  competitor rental rates by researching local newspapers, local hotels and local online rentals. Figure out your monthly costs to […]

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Tips on Searching for the Perfect Vacation Rental

Are you looking for a home away from home, somewhere you can gather your friends and family to reconnect? Consider a vacation rental. Get Specific! What do the kids really want to do, sled or ski? Do your friends want to shop and relax at the spa? Try to narrow your search down to the […]

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Gain a Competitive Edge in the Rental Market

In all successful vacation rentals, there is a little something extra that draws the shoppers eye or influences their predilection towards that rental.  While price, availability and location may seem to matter the most, security and sentimental feelings may come in above the rest at a subconscious level. This is why we tend to do business […]

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Turn a Foreclosure into a Rental?

  We bought a fixer-upper in Joshua Tree to rent. The checklist has about 157 items on it—but what is the most important item on the checklist? Hot water? Trash? Internet? Gas? Heat? No, according to our insurance company—we must first fix the broken window and any peeling paint must be repaired in order for […]

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  • Hi Taylor, I just received a compliment on the marketing for our 1801 Seychelles from a future guest – want to share this with you. He stated that after looking at 60 or 70 condos ours was the best website he saw.

    Sarah Miller

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