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Friend-Focused Homesharing

The Bedkin App Makes It Easy to Coordinate Visits from Friends

— April 7, 2017 — Tech
The BedKin app is proof that there really is an app for everything. BedKin is designed to make it easier to manage and coordinate the visiting of friends from out of town. In the app you can list your house and its amenities as well as chat with friends who are coming to visit. You can even invite friends to stay via text, and they can check out your place and all it has to offer all from within the BedKin app.

What makes the BedKin app different from AirBnB and other homeshare apps is that no money changes hands and the interactions only involve friends or acquaintances. Some might say calling a friend or texting them about visiting is easier. That's true, but the BedKin app offers that and manages the logistics and scheduling as well. BedKin is out now for both Android and iOS.
Trend Themes
1. Friend-focused Homesharing - The trend of friend-focused homesharing apps like BedKin provides an opportunity for disrupting the traditional concept of home-sharing by removing the aspect of monetary transactions and focusing solely on coordinating visits between friends.
2. App for Managing Friend Visits - The trend of apps specifically designed for managing and coordinating visits from friends is a disruptive innovation opportunity that can streamline the process and ensure smooth communication and scheduling.
3. Personalized Homestay Experiences - The trend of personalized homestay experiences through apps like BedKin allows for a more intimate and convenient way for friends to stay with each other, enhancing social connections and fostering a sense of community.
Industry Implications
1. Hospitality - The hospitality industry can explore opportunities to integrate friend-focused homesharing apps into their existing services, offering unique and personalized stay experiences for friends visiting their guests.
2. Technology - The technology industry can further develop and enhance friend-focused homesharing apps like BedKin, incorporating advanced features such as AI-powered scheduling and personalized recommendations to improve user experience and convenience.
3. Social Networking - The social networking industry can capitalize on the trend of friend-focused homesharing apps by integrating these services into existing social platforms, providing users with a seamless and integrated experience for coordinating visits with friends.
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