Taylor Short is a Senior Market Research Associate at Software Advice, covering technology and changing trends in the hotel industry, property, and maintenance management. He conducts primary research with both consumers and business owners to publish market reports and video content. His work has been cited in dozens of notable publications, including The Washington Post, Lodging Magazine, Facility Management Magazine and Facility Executive Magazine.

After earning a bachelor's degree in Journalism from the University of North Texas, he worked as a reporter covering city governments, businesses, schools, and police for newspapers in Dallas, Austin, and other regional markets. Taylor has also freelanced for Reuters News Agency, and tutored students in English and writing at Austin Community College. Taylor joined Software Advice in Fall 2013.


Recent Content

5 Lessons From Advanced Mining IoT

This report discusses ways the mining industry has utilized IoT capabilities and established best practices, and what other businesses can learn from that example.


4 Tips to Increase Industrial and Manufacturing Safety

Learn the keys of a successful safety program and why prioritizing construction, utilities or manufacturing safety is so important.


5 Ways to Boost Direct Bookings for Small Hotels

We examined how to increase direct bookings also spoke to hospitality experts to get some tips for driving direct bookings.


Tool Management With a CMMS: Benefits and Best Practices

How to use a maintenance system for tool tracking and best practices to achieve cost savings and organizational benefits.


Is Your Business Ready for Asset Performance Management (APM)?

Overview of what APM includes and how it can benefit asset-heavy industries, such as manufacturing, mining, oil and gas, transportation and utilities.


3 Small Business CMMS Challenges That Software Can Solve

This article discusses how computerized maintenance management systems (CMMSs) can even save money by automating daily maintenance tasks to cover common SMB Challenges.