Perfect Places Adds Online Marketing Veteran Matt Smolsky to Lead Vacation Rental Marketing Initiatives


Mountain View, California (EastBayDaily) — Perfect Places, a leading website for vacation rentals around the world, has added Matt Smolsky as Marketing Manager.

Smolsky will oversee the further development of organic and paid search, affiliate marketing, social media, email marketing, as well as offline efforts. He will work across Perfect Places’ portfolio of vacation rental sites which include,,, and

“With over 60,000 properties, Perfect Places offers travelers a wide range of high quality properties across the globe,” said Rick Haggart, CEO of Perfect Places. “We’re excited about the future, and having Matt on board will help us coalesce our marketing initiatives and take them to the next level.”

Smolsky has over 10 years digital marketing experience, including eCommerce, website development, search marketing, and social media. He’s worked with Hayneedle, International Masters Publishers, Rodale, Physicians Mutual and others to expand their online marketing. Most recently, Smolsky has run a consulting firm that has provided strategic consulting for a number travel industry and other online businesses. He also has extensive offline experience in direct and branding.

About Perfect Places: Perfect Places offers over 60,000 vacation rental properties in more than 80 countries. Since 1996, Perfect Places has been a leading source for travelers looking for vacation rentals. Travelers can search for short-term rentals at free. They’ll find a wide assortment to choose from, including homes, condos, villas, cabins, bed and breakfasts, and more.


Rick Haggart