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Create top photos to sell your holiday rental

6th June 2019

A few weeks  ago we welcomed Russell Hogg from ACT Studios to SuperControl HQ in south-west Scotland. Emma had some questions, and Russell shared some seriously savvy photography tips to help you showcase your holiday rental and make your self-catering website stand out. Now we're sharing them with you.


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Which OTA is right for you? Your questions answered

30th April 2019

There are lots of OTAs to choose from; we talk to Sally Wickens at to discover why holiday rental owners choose them.

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How accessible is your self-catering accommodation?

5th October 2018

According to the Papworth Trust1 an estimated 1.9 million households in the United Kingdom require some adaptations to improve accessibility. Between 2009 and 2013 this number increased by 12.4%. Accessibility…

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How to get more bookings from the channels you advertise on

17th November 2017

If the channels you advertise on aren't getting you more bookings, don't despair. Just a few little tweaks and attention to detail makes all the difference. Follow these steps to to make your listings go from average to exceptional (the principles are the same for all the channels).

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The art of storytelling in three short steps

28th August 2017

Using storytelling to share your guests experience and get more bookings for your self-catering accommodation.

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Reputable reviews are crucial for every self-catering business

5th June 2017

Online reviews are a must for every self-catering accomoodation provider - they help to reinforce trust and encourage more guests to book.

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Virtual reality: the future of holiday rentals?

23rd February 2017

The virtual world is playing an increasingly important role in digital marketing - holiday rental businesses should act now to ensure their virtual presence.

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Security tips to stay safe online: extra checks

20th January 2017

SuperControl booking and management system's Security Administrator shares some tips for securing all your online accounts against attack.

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Security tips to stay safe online: accessing your accounts

16th January 2017

A comprehensive guide to help ensure you stay safe online - and your accounts stay safe from attack.

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Three ways to incentivise your guests to book directly

8th December 2016

Show your self-catering guests the value in booking directly with you rather than the booking portals - and save on commission fees!

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Six reasons to showcase your accommodation on Instagram

27th October 2016

Instagram’s main purpose isn’t to generate traffic to your website; the only place you can link from is your bio (although you could make that a link to the availability…

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