BooksterThe Direct Booking Success Summit ran from 16-18 November 2021, which could be attended free of charge online. Did you miss it? No problem, it's back soon: Direct Booking Success Summit 2022! The Direct Booking Success Summit 2021 What is The Direct Booking Success Summit? This free online event was created to help holiday and short-term rental owners/managers increase direct bookings. Over 3 days, experts in their field taught ways in which you can increase your direct bookings. The presentations lasted between 30-45 minutes. The all-access option of ticket allows you unlimited access to the presentations with no time limit as well as various guides/e-books to help progress your business from £59. Who presented at The Direct Booking Success Summit? Tuesday 16 November 2021 12 pm Michelle Woodman (Retired IT consultant) How to choose your Holiday Rental tech 1 pm Amanda Stecker (Founder of Holiday Letology) Case Study: How to take your property from Drab and Dated to Delightful and Desirable 2 pm Si Ranshaw (Professional Photographer) How to increase your direct bookings with professional photography 3 pm Heather Bayer (Property Owner) Optimising Your Website for More Direct Bookings Wednesday 17 November 2021 11 am Nicky Bright (holiday home expert) Creating the Look 12 pm Sue Allen (East Ruston Cottages) Niche Marketing: What we did to fully embrace the dog-friendly market 1 pm Dave Cordner (Founder of Central Belfast Apartments) Leveraging the power of video to grow your brand 2 pm Jodi Bourne (Vacation rental marketing strategist) Sharing On Social Media: What, When & Why 3 pm Jennifer Ayala (Copywriter) The 4200% email Thursday 18 November 202 11 am Di Hammil (Wild Harvest) Making your holiday rental a destination 12 pm Paul Anderson (Proprietor of an award-winning guest house in Oxford) You are your Brand: Using Instagram to Attract your Ideal Guests 1 pm Lauren Almeida (Copywriter for the Vacation Rental Industry) The Secrets to Writing High Converting Website Copy for Your Short-Term Rental Business Bookster at The Direct Booking Success Summit 2021 We are delighted to present at The Booking Direct Success Summit, sharing our advice as experts in attracting bookings to holiday lets. Our Marketing Director, Kelly Odor explained how to “Use your Superpowers to beat the OTAs”. We used our knowledge to direct you on how to beat the OTA’s with tips and advice that can help your business grow. 11 am Kelly Odor (Bookster, Marketing Director) Use your Superpowers to beat the OTAs More information about The Direct Booking Success Summit You can find out more by visiting the Direct Booking Success Summit website. What is Bookster holiday rental system? Bookster is a holiday rental software company. Our tools provide help with a holiday booking system that helps manage, take payments, market your properties and so much more. We offer a range of services for holiday rental managers: Excellent property management software to make your job of managing properties easier with a range of straightforward tools Channel manager to help you put your properties on various other channels Custom websites for your business Specialised SEO services to help your business stand out. Our book direct toolkit is one of the services we provide to send more bookers to your site with various SEO and marketing tools. This tool helps you gain higher rankings in Google and other search engines. For more future dates, video replays and summaries of the self-catering events, please check out our Events 2022 page.

The Direct Booking Success Summit 2021

Our tools are designed to help your business attract bookings, through working with the OTAs (or channels) and your own self-catering website.

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Key summary

  • The Direct Booking Success Summit 2021 was a free online event
  • For access to all materials, visit the DBSS website
  • Bookster shared advice on Using Superpowers to beat the OTAs
  • Bookster tools are designed to help you attract more direct bookings.

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The Booking Direct Success Summit 2021 - The direct booking success summit 2021 will be held online free of charge running from 16-18 November. Bookster will be presenting on 16 November 2021.

We use our expertise to direct you on how to beat the OTA’s with tips and advice that can help your business grow.

The Direct Booking Success Summit ran from 16-18 November 2021, which could be attended free of charge online.

Did you miss it? No problem, it's back soon: Direct Booking Success Summit 2022!

The Direct Booking Success Summit 2021

What is The Direct Booking Success Summit?

This free online event was created to help holiday and short-term rental owners/managers increase direct bookings

Over 3 days, experts in their field taught ways in which you can increase your direct bookings. 

The presentations lasted between 30-45 minutes. 

The all-access option of ticket allows you unlimited access to the presentations with no time limit as well as various guides/e-books to help progress your business from £59.

Who presented at The Direct Booking Success Summit?

Tuesday 16 November 2021

  • 12 pm Michelle Woodman (Retired IT consultant)
    How to choose your Holiday Rental tech 
  • 1 pm Amanda Stecker (Founder of Holiday Letology)
    Case Study: How to take your property from Drab and Dated to Delightful and Desirable
  • 2 pm Si Ranshaw (Professional Photographer)
    How to increase your direct bookings with professional photography
  • 3 pm Heather Bayer (Property Owner)
    Optimising Your Website for More Direct Bookings 

Wednesday 17 November 2021

  • 11 am Nicky Bright (holiday home expert)
    Creating the Look 
  • 12 pm Sue Allen (East Ruston Cottages)
    Niche Marketing: What we did to fully embrace the dog-friendly market
  • 1 pm Dave Cordner (Founder of Central Belfast Apartments)
    Leveraging the power of video to grow your brand 
  • 2 pm Jodi Bourne (Vacation rental marketing strategist)
    Sharing On Social Media: What, When & Why 
  • 3 pm Jennifer Ayala (Copywriter)
    The 4200% email 

Thursday 18 November 202

  • 11 am Di Hammil (Wild Harvest)
    Making your holiday rental a destination
  • 12 pm Paul Anderson (Proprietor of an award-winning guest house in Oxford)
    You are your Brand: Using Instagram to Attract your Ideal Guests 
  • 1 pm Lauren Almeida (Copywriter for the Vacation Rental Industry)
    The Secrets to Writing High Converting Website Copy for Your Short-Term Rental Business

Bookster at The Direct Booking Success Summit 2021

We are delighted to present at The Booking Direct Success Summit, sharing our advice as experts in attracting bookings to holiday lets.

Our Marketing Director, Kelly Odor explained how to “Use your Superpowers to beat the OTAs”.

We used our knowledge to direct you on how to beat the OTA’s with tips and advice that can help your business grow.

  • 11 am Kelly Odor (Bookster, Marketing Director)
    Use your Superpowers to beat the OTAs

More information about The Direct Booking Success Summit

You can find out more by visiting the Direct Booking Success Summit website.


What is Bookster holiday rental system?

Bookster is a holiday rental software company.

Our tools provide help with a holiday booking system that helps manage, take payments, market your properties and so much more.

We offer a range of services for holiday rental managers: 

Our book direct toolkit is one of the services we provide to send more bookers to your site with various SEO and marketing tools.

This tool helps you gain higher rankings in Google and other search engines.

For more future dates, video replays and summaries of the self-catering events, please check out our Events 2022 page.

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