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Routines make the daily running a bed and breakfast easier!
My bed and breakfast has three guest rooms, each with an en-suite bath.  60% of my guests stay only one[...]
Does this sound like you?
Talking to many people who are contemplating opening a B&B, fear is one of the biggest things holding them back[...]
Single and wondering if you can own a bed and breakfast?
There are a lot of single people (especially women) who ask me:  Can I run a bed and breakfast by[...]
How can I get hands-on experience at a bed and breakfast?
I get contacted by people who want to have a hands-on experience in order to understand the reality of what[...]
Starting a bed and breakfast in Europe: Key figures and tips
Dreaming of owning a bed and breakfast in Europe?  Check out these important facts and figures about the reality. If[...]
How to run a bed and breakfast – successfully
Focusing on priorities helps you to figure out how to run a bed and breakfast successfully…here’s an example from my[...]
Bed and Breakfast Owners Need to “Insure” They Don’t Lose Their Shirt
Bed and breakfast owners face many challenges when starting up their new business.  It isn’t always just the lenders who[...]
Owning a Bed and Breakfast is all about Trade-offs
Having a clear picture of what you want from owning a bed and breakfast will help you determine if the[...]
The best advice I was given before starting my bed and breakfast
Establishing how you will handle family and friends’ visits during busy times at your bed and breakfast will help prevent[...]
Can you run a B&B with small children at home?
Running a b&b with small children requires you to first determine whether your guests would want to stay in a[...]
Is your bed and breakfast business ready for guests?
The final touches have put on your bed and breakfast; your web site, brochures and business cards are hot off[...]
The #1 Question every Bed and Breakfast Owner Needs to Be Able to Answer
Bed and breakfast owners need to be able to answer the first question potential guests ask - how far are[...]
Financing a Bed and Breakfast – it ain’t easy Getting the Green!
Last week I had the opportunity to speak with Rick Newman, Founder of Commercial Capital Network (CCN) and InnFinancing.com.  Rick[...]
How to create brochures for your bed and breakfast business
The other day I got the following question via e-mail: We are developing our new brochure and just wanted to[...]
Running a b and b is a balancing act
There is no right or wrong way to run a bed and breakfast.  You have to do what is right[...]
The shocking truth about owning a bed and breakfast
Owning a bed and breakfast isn't always fun and games - in fact, sometimes it is just down-right disgusting! There[...]
How much money can you make owning a bed and breakfast business?
After wanting to know what the pros and cons of owning a bed and breakfast are, the number 2 question[...]
5 Pros and Cons to Owning your own Bed and Breakfast
Owning a bed and breakfast is definitely a business!  Why?  Because like any job, you are paid to perform tasks[...]