Full Day Workshop: 8am-5pm
We know it is tough to navigate the vacation rental industry as an owner and property manager. We have been through it ourselves and are still doing it, making our way through the changes, adapting and pivoting with the industry.

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The 1 Day Mini Boot Camp is a Boots on the Ground workshop for doers.

Come with questions.
Leave with things done.

This is not your normal conference or meet up where the presenters present and the attendees attend.

You will learn.
You will make a task list.
We will do – together.

Includes instruction, breakfast and lunch, goodies, hands-on help, and more. Does not include transportation and lodging.


Agenda for the 1 Day Mini Boot Camps:

8:00am – 5:00pm (includes breakfast and lunch)

Photography and Video
Learn how to use your smartphone to create images and video to use for marketing your vacation rental properties.
– Using your smartphone
– Editing with smartphone apps
– Video clips for social media
– Youtube
– Facebook Live

Graphic Design
Step-by-step instructions on how to create beautiful marketing graphics.
– Canva (both on your laptop and on your smartphone)

The best social media platform for vacation rental marketing, and we want you to end your day knowing how to harness its power for your own marketing success.
– Set up an account
– How to post your best photos and videos
– Use hashtags and tag users
– Best practices and user etiquette
– Basics of marketing on Instagram

Ask us Anything
Yes, you get to ask us anything at all. Grill us on our personal hospitality, marketing, workflow, best practices, and tools we use for our own properties.

Teachers: Tyann Marcink and Alanna Schroeder, industry leaders and creators of VR Mastered. Learn more about us at vrmastered.com/#about.


Upcoming locations:

New Orleans, LA
Friday, February 23, 2018
(Also attend the VRM Intel Womens’ Summit at the same location on February 21-22, 2018)

San Antonio, TX
Friday, May 18, 2018
(Also attend the Vacation Rental Success Summit at the same location on May 19-20, 2018)

REGISTER HERE (Note this is separate from your VRSS Registration)

**Cancellation policy:
There is no refund for cancellation, but you may transfer your spot to another person. In the very unlikely event that VR Mastered cancels the 1 Day Mini Boot Camp, you will receive a full refund of monies paid to us. We do encourage you to purchase travel insurance.**

PR SKILLS WORKSHOP: For Vacation Rental Owners and Managers

Half Day Workshop: 1pm-5pm
If you are a vacation rental property owner or property manager then this PR workshop run by Jessica Gillingham, the Director of Abode PR, may be exactly what you need to kick-start a PR program for your vacation rental business.

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The PR skills workshop for vacation rental owners and managers is being held at the Westin Riverwalk, San Antonio, Texas the day before the Vacation Rental Success Summit. The session starts at 1 pm and will finish at 4 pm. There will be a refreshment break halfway through and the cost of the workshop is $125 for VRSS attendees.

The half-day PR skills workshop will give you the tools and confidence to start to use PR to reach new guests and help support your vacation rental brand. You’ll walk away at the end of the session with a better idea of how to start PR for your vacation rental business and have the confidence to reach out to journalists, bloggers and online influencers with compelling stories and pitches about your rental business.

This will be an interactive session where you will not only learn from Jessica, a specialist in public relations for the vacation rental industry, but you will also get to learn from other owners and hosts, and will come out of the session with actionable ideas on how to make PR work for you.

The workshop will also set you up perfectly for the Vacation Rental Success Summit over the weekend as you will be meeting and getting to know other attendees in the interactive session.

Your registration fee includes refreshments and British snacks (brought all the way over from England).

Session Agenda

  1. How to build an effective media list of influencers, journalists and bloggers.
  2. How to write a press release that is designed to grab media attention.
  3. How to find the story about your vacation rental business and pitch it to perfection.
  4. How to use social media to build relationships and boost your PR activity.

Sign up for the PR skills workshop with Jessica and be ready to take your vacation rental business to the next level.

REGISTER HERE (Note this is separate from your VRSS Registration)

Increase Customer Confidence & Bring In (MORE) Bookings!

Full Day Workshop: 8am-5pm
While speaking and working with dozens of vacation rental owners, we’ve learned that what got you into the industry might not be what’s keeping you there. After you take on your first few renters, you learned and adapted, but you also realized how much work had to be done to keep bringing people in. Let us show you how to implement the latest technologies to streamline your operations, so you can focus on what matters the most – delivering an amazing experience, every time.

REGISTER HERE (Note this is separate from your VRSS Registration)

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