Airbnb

Airbnb is a website for people to rent out lodging. It has over 500,000 listings in 33,000 cities and 192 countries. Founded in August 2008 and headquartered in San Francisco, the company is privately owned and operated by Airbnb, Inc.Users of the site must register and create a personal online profile before using the site. Every property is associated with a host whose profile includes recommendations by other users, reviews by previous guests, as well as a response rating and private messaging system.As of July 2011, the company had raised $119.
Posts about Airbnb
  • Candid Feedback and the Future of the Freelance Marketplace

    … The last time I stayed in an Airbnb, the host made me pick up the apartment keys from a cashier at a convenience store several blocks away. Naturally, when it came time to rate my stay on the site, I docked a few points for the check-in process since the host should know it was pretty inconvenient. (Although I did score some Tastykakes waiting…

    The Content Strategist- 14 readers -
  • The Best Content Marketing of May: Brands, Take Note

    … of risk. If you’re just handing out a free magazine as a piece of marketing collateral, it can be tough to tell what impact it has on your business. It’s feasible for B2B companies like Contently, since we’re able to attribute the ROI of direct mail campaigns that include our magazine, Contently Quarterly. But for B2C brands like Uber, Amtrak, and Airbnb…

    Jordan Teicher/ The Content Strategistin Content- 19 readers -
  • Airbnb waves the white flag in fight with San Francisco

    … Airbnb waves the white flag in fight with San Francisco In case you were unaware, there is a dire housing crisis in San Francisco. There is little housing available and the housing on hand is priced out of the range of most working families. This is why the city of San Francisco decided to step in when it came to home sharing services like…

    Greg's Corner- 17 readers -
  • Could you be violating your lease by using Airbnb?

    … Could you be violating your lease by using Airbnb? As you may know, Airbnb is a service that allows you to rent out your house or apartment on a short-term basis. The problem is that if you currently rent your home you could be violating your lease by renting the property out on Airbnb. Many leases include clauses that prohibit subletting…

    Greg's Corner- 19 readers -
  • Full-Screen Ads Coming to Instagram Stories; Insights, Too

    … Wednesday after topping 100 million last October. Instagram said in an Instagram for Business blog post that it will test immersive, full screen ads in Instagram Stories with more than 30 brands– including Capital One, General Motors (Buick), Maybelline New York, Nike, Yoox, Netflix, Qantas and Shiseido—and those ads will include targeting, reach…

    David Cohen/ AllTwitterin Social- 29 readers -
  • Airbnb Dives Into Live 360 Video on Twitter, Periscope

    … By David Cohen on Jan. 6, 2017 - 1:00 PM Airbnb became one of the first brands to take advantage of live 360 video on Twitter and Periscope, which debuted last week. The accommodations network will present livestreamed 360-degree videos Friday and Saturday from London, Kauai (Hawaii) and Detroit, in an attempt to “offer people…

    David Cohen/ AllTwitterin Social Twitter- 32 readers -
  • How to Increase Social Data Value: Add Context Over Time

    … the experiences and services that bring customers joy. Adapt to market changes in real time, not retroactively In 2014, Airbnb became more popular among consumers than major hotel chains. The company has since become a mainstream travel option that paved the way for sharing-economy businesses to thrive. However, it wasn’t always this way: In 2010, mentions…

    AllTwitterin Social How To's- 24 readers -
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