Recaps and next steps

Here’s a review of everything you’ve learned, plus how to get started welcoming guests.
By Airbnb on 17 Dec 2020
1 min read
Updated 27 Sept 2023

Congrats! Now that you’ve watched the 5 videos in our Beginner’s Guide to Hosting, you’re ready to make changes to your listing and host with confidence. This checklist will take you through next steps.


1. Upgrade Your Listing Photos

Grab your camera phone, shoot additional photos of your space, and upload them directly to your listing.

2. Describe Your Space

Think about what makes your space unique and be honest and include lots of detail to help set guest expectations.

3. Upgrade Your Interior Design

Clear space for guests’ belongings and decorate to help show your personality.

4. Make Guests Feel Special

Provide the essentials and consider offering local treats and special amenities

5. Attract More 5-Star Reviews

Remember to communicate early and often with guests and offer a guidebook that showcases your local favorites.

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17 Dec 2020
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