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Mary White is the go-to source in the bed & breakfast industry for opinions and advice. A noted expert on B&B travel, she has been involved in promoting and marketing B&Bs on the Web for more than a decade and has appeared in dozens of media outlets. Her site, BnBFinder.com, is hailed by professionals and consumers alike as the most informative B&B site on the Web.
Table of Contents
|Inn the Beginning|
|So You Want to Open a B&B|
|Deciding on the Location and Style of Your B&B|
|Transitioning from Inn Goer to Inn Owner|
|Creating the Plan for Your Business|
|Purchasing an Existing B&B|
|Starting a New Inn from Scratch|
|Getting Ready for Guests|
|Organizing Your Record-Keeping|
|Setting Rates and Establishing Policies|
|B&B Marketing 101|
|Furnishing Your Inn|
|Making Breakfast a Memorable Meal|
|Up and Running: Day-to-Day Operations|
|Communicating with Potential Guests and Taking Reservations|
|Taking Care of Guests|
|Maintaining Your Inn|
|Getting Help When You Need It|
|Taking It beyond Breakfast and the Basics|
|Assessing Your Success and Building on It|
|Keeping Your Most Important Asset (You) Fine-Tuned|
|Looking into Your Future|
|The Part of Tens|
|Ten Cleaning Tips to Save Time, Money, and Your Inn|
|Ten Ways to Guarantee a Return Guest|
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