Running a Bed & Breakfast For Dummies
Part I: Inn the Beginning.
Chapter 1: So You Want to Open a B&B.
Chapter 2: Deciding on the Location and Style of Your B&B.
Part II: Transitioning from Inn Goer to Inn Owner.
Chapter 3: Creating the Plan for Your Business.
Chapter 4: Purchasing an Existing B&B.
Chapter 5: Starting a New Inn from Scratch.
Part III: Getting Ready for Guests.
Chapter 6: Organizing Your Record-Keeping.
Chapter 7: Setting Rates and Establishing Policies.
Chapter 8: B&B Marketing 101.
Chapter 9: Furnishing Your Inn.
Chapter 10: Making Breakfast a Memorable Meal.
Part IV: Up and Running: Day-to-Day Operations.
Chapter 11: Communicating with Potential Guests and Taking Reservations.
Chapter 12: Taking Care of Guests.
Chapter 13: Maintaining Your Inn.
Chapter 14: Getting Help When You Need It.
Part V: Taking It beyond Breakfast and the Basics.
Chapter 15: Assessing Your Success and Building on It.
Chapter 16: Keeping Your Most Important Asset (You) Fine-Tuned.
Chapter 17: Looking into Your Future.
Part VI: The Part of Tens.
Chapter 18: Ten Cleaning Tips to Save Time, Money, and Your Inn.
Chapter 19: Ten Ways to Guarantee a Return Guest.