> Search the name of your destination (city followed by state)
> In the “License” drop down menu, select “Creative Commons License” (so you don’t get sued)
> Go through and download any photo you think accurately reflects your region
> Put the images in a slideshow
> Bonus: For each image, add a short blurb relating to your rental (“This beach is only a 5 minute walk from our front door!” or “Enjoy a sunset like this from our deck!”)
There’s nothing quite like having an incredible fleet of images to promote your area.
And thanks to Flickr, you don’t need a professional photographer (or even any money) to make it happen.
Matt Landau is the Founder of the Vacation Rental Software Blog (the largest free database of vacation rental marketing articles online) and VRLeap (an online marketplace for tools and services for vacation rental owners up to 90% OFF).