Launch and growth metrics for successful hostels

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Oh, metrics... If you don't like numbers, chances are you steer far away from these, huh? The truth is that the right metrics (or Key Performance Indicators, KPI) are fundamental in understanding whether your business is dying, surviving, or thriving!

It can seem daunting, but it doesn't need to be …

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The best place to hide a dead body is page two of Google

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I mean isn't it?

In case you're wondering: No, I didn't come up with this brilliant phrase, and it's unclear exactly who it belongs to. But, it's a phrase that summarizes my thoughts on tendencies in the industry...

Maybe this article should have been titled: Thoughts on the Billboard Effect. …

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Financial Model for Hostels [Free Download]

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Download a copy of the Hostel Financial Model spreadsheet template here.

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Let's face it: foreseeing the future is still impossible. When it comes to making business decisions, this can be very scary... I mean, after all, we're putting a bunch of money to work and we don't know …

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Content Marketing Strategy for Hotels - Quick Start Guide!

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You’ve probably heard that, if you have an accommodation business, you need to have a Content Marketing Strategy (!?). But, what does that even mean? Why should you have one? How can you apply this strategy to your hotel, hostel, or B&B?

We Are All Consumers of Content

It’s not …

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What Is the Difference Between a Room Type and Room?

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Are you a bit confused when you see the word "Room Type" in one of your Extranets or in your PMS or Channel Manager? Some people think: "Oh, yea - a Room Type is a Room.", but the thing is, it's not. And understanding the differences between them can help …

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