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Airbnb Ranking Factors


#1

This was just published on a FB forum. Not sure how accurate but I did a quick skim and it seems legit.


#2

It certainly confirms my thought that “the busier you are the busier you will be.”


#3

I am decidedly not busy, and launched 12/1/18, so noobie boost may or may not have worn off.
But if you look for dates in Chatsworth Ca (44 listings), I am @ The Top. This makes me happy:)


#4

It helps if you can search for a neighborhood or suburb. If I were coming to the area and simply searched Los Angeles (as an outsider I wouldn’t know what to search for) wonder where or if you would appear. I usually use the map for my stays. I want to stay along my route if driving or near my event or whomever I’m visiting. Zooming in on the map and having it re-do the search as I move the map has worked well for me.


#5

Hi Kkc,
Well I just put in Canoga park (2 neighborhoods away) , had to move the map a tiny bit to include me. As soon as I did that, I popped to the top @ 73 listings… I know Wow:)

Where we are in San Fernando Valley, there are lots of fairly large named neighborhoods all within LA city limits.
I just tested it again its still @ the top in a much larger map almost all of LA 300+ homes right under the plus listings (my dates were march 1-3)…area between Simi hwy# 118 and almost to the sea. I’m viral;’;’’;


#6

This is a Chrome incognito search?


#7

uh uh uh I dunno
Los Angeles airbnb?/ " houses Los Angeles" , not “top twenty”
do I have to be not logged on to my email, or remove my cookies or something??
Can you try it for me?


#8

I suspect that when you search from your computer it shows you your listing first.

If I do a search for Los Angeles you don’t come up first or in the first 300. My map looks like this:

If I move it around to put your area much closer to the center of the map and zoom in a couple of clicks your place shows up.

Use Chrome Incognito to do an anonymous search


#9

Thanks!

Our listing is between the 118 and Calabasas on that map, but closer to the 118

I just browsed incognito, it is @#9 on the Chatsworth list of 48 places available for that stay.


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