Barefoot Technologies Blog- Vacation Rental Industry News

Barefoot Is Growing Again... Welcome Sean Woodie to our Support Team.

Posted by Claiborne Yarbrough on Aug 14, 2014 1:17:00 PM

We wanted to introduce a new member of the Barefoot team, Sean Woodie. Sean will be joining the leading customer support team in the vacation rental management industry.

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Tags: Vacation Rental Software, Barefoot Technologies, Barefoot support staff

Barefoot Announces New Vacation Rental Management Customer Debordieu Rentals

Posted by Claiborne Yarbrough on Aug 13, 2014 10:15:00 AM

Barefoot Technologies is delighted  to announce a new partnership with Debordieu Rentals of Georgetown, South Carolina. Debordieu has decided on the Agent 3.0c system to run their systems for their vacation rental and property management business..

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Tags: Vacation Rental Management, Vacation Rental Software

New Customer! Atlantic Realty of the Outer Banks

Posted by Claiborne Yarbrough on Jul 31, 2014 9:15:00 AM


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Tags: Vacation Rental, Vacation Rental Software, Vacation Rental Partnership

What Does Cloud Based Vacation Rental Management Software Mean

Posted by Mike Mueller on Jun 19, 2014 11:40:00 AM

When you log onto the internet, and you get the log in screen for any cloud based system, do you ever wonder where that data actually is?    When folks go to your website, and click on "book now", do you ever wonder where that data is stored?   For those of you with a "smidgen" of curiosity, allow us to offer some information that can give you the confidence your data is in very safe hands.   

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Tags: Vacation Rental Software, Rental management Software

TripAdvisor Is Making the Right Moves in the Vacation Rental Industry

Posted by Adam Zippin on Jun 12, 2014 9:00:00 AM

TripAdvisor, the world’s largest travel review website, has just made the acquisition of LaFourchette for $140 million in an all cash deal. LaFourchette is one of the leading Internet and mobile restaurant reservation systems in France and Spain with over 12,000 participating restaurants.  With this purchase, TripAdvisor is diversifying their offerings to more than just rental reviews.  This move is one that vacation rental management companies should start to follow for several reasons.  You can read the full article here.

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Tags: Vacation Rental Software, Property Management Software, Rental Industry Changes

Barefoot Welcomes Newest Vacation Rental Management Client: The Long & Foster Companies

Posted by Claiborne Yarbrough on May 30, 2014 2:35:00 PM

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE                    

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Tags: Vacation Rental Industry, Vacation Rental Software, Barefoot Technologies, Press Release, Long & Foster Companies

Vacation Rentals: What I learnt at Barefoot

Posted by Aj Mudford on May 14, 2014 2:23:00 PM

Being a marketing intern for Barefoot Technologies has been a great experience. My knowledge about Vacation rentals and the industry was very limited before I joined the Barefoot team. I knew it consisted of renting a furnished house, apartment or condo but I wasn’t sure how you went about it or made it happen. I had no idea this was a $23billion industry in the US in 2012 and that it is growing in popularity, but after all the information I have red I see the potential in investing in Vacation rentals.

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Tags: Vacation Rental Software, Marketing, Guerilla Marketing, Florida, Sporting events, Barefoot intern

9 Steps to change a home, to a vacation rental property

Posted by Aj Mudford on Mar 5, 2014 2:31:00 PM

Many times, professional property managers look to add homes to their inventory by reaching out to second homeowners and offering them the advantages of renting their home. While there are many advantages, some homeowners look at the prospect of renting their home as an overwhelming switch in lifestyle. This blog is designed to help you transition homeowners and their homes into vacation rental

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Tags: Vacation Rental Software, Property Management, Barefoot Technologies, Vacation Home

8 steps to decide on a vacation destination

Posted by Aj Mudford on Feb 19, 2014 12:21:00 PM

There are a few important factors that need to be considered when deciding on where to go on vacation. Quite often there is an event or someone you’d like to visit that plays a part in your decision making process. Beyond that the choice between a warmer location to escape the winter or the opposite and embracing the winter and all it brings.

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Tags: Client Expectations, Vacation Rental Software, How to market vacation rentals, Vacation Advice, Property manager marketing, Vacation

Avoid The Pitfalls Of Vacation Rental Scams

Posted by Adam Zippin on Feb 6, 2014 4:34:00 PM

With the season interim rolling through and companies switching their bookings, images, and all that comes with new season of renters, scammers can creep in unexpectedly.  We preach the awareness of rental scams and how to educate your potential guests as how to best avoid a scam but seldom do we as an industry take a proactive approach to scams.  Often, we will respond to an attempted scam but many times, the damage is already done.

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Tags: Client Expectations, Scams, Vacation Rental Software, Rental Management, rental marketing, rental indusrty competition