January 30, 2020 - Reading time: 2 minutes

When making the calculations we conclude that, by converting 1 private room into an Airbnb, you could earn an approximate $ 500.00 to $ 1,000.00 per month in the main cities of Latin America. This will depend on the area in which the property is located, the interior design you have and the amenities you offer.

Becoming an Airbnb host is pretty simple, you just have to have a bit of extra space that you can share with a guest.  It’s free to sign up and create a listing, and the only fee you’ll typically pay is a 3% host service fee when a guest checks in.

Listing An Extra Space Vs. An Entire House Or Apartment

When listing your space/apartment/home on Airbnb, they have three types of listings that you can create. From the Airbnb FAQ:

  • Shared rooms: Guests share the entire space with you or others and don’t have a private room to themselves.
  • Private rooms: Guests share some common areas with you, like the kitchen, living room, or bathroom, but they have their own private room for sleeping.
  • Entire homes/apartments: Guests stay in the entire unit and don’t have to share the space with you or with anyone else.

Quick Tip:

Achieving success with an online job is not a matter of luck, but of desire.

Once You Find Your Niche, Focus!
As you may have noticed, I am one of those who think that when starting a web project, it is very healthy to explore and try different approaches. But in order to excel in the digital world we will have to differentiate ourselves from our competition.

A proven way to achieve this goal is to have a niche and give it an innovative approach (the one you find after trying different themes and points of view), analyzing the reaction of your audience..