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Take a Break and Hire Inn Sitters!

  Are you running your bed and breakfast or is your B&B running you? There are moments when you cannot close your doors because your rooms are booked yet you need a break, have an innkeeping conference to attend, or a family emergency requires you to need to leave. Hire inn sitters, or interim innkeepers, … Read more

How To Increase Your Bookings

  Do you know how to increase your bookings? This blog post will share insights from the book, The Tourist Magnet Formula: Transform Your Hotel Into a Fully-Booked Tourist Attraction Using Modern, Practical Digital Marketing Tools by Andrei Tiu.   Understand Your Values and Communicate Your Brand Look at what guests mention in their reviews … Read more

How To Easily Brand Your Bed and Breakfast

Branding your bed and breakfast is both easier and harder than you think.  What do I mean by that?  Well, little things can make a big difference so there are plenty of things you can do.  However, it is harder than you think because you don’t want to make costly mistakes along the way. Your … Read more

Make It All About Your Bed and Breakfast Guests

Make it all about them. Make it all about your bed and breakfast guests.  Author Bruce Turkel, in his insightful book All about Them: Grow Your Business by Focusing on Others makes it clear that what really matters to consumers is their own self-interest. Business owners (including innkeepers) can use that knowledge to make their … Read more

7 LinkedIn Groups for Innkeepers

LinkedIn Groups for Innkeepers can be a helpful way to get support and advice from other bed and breakfasts and others in the hospitality industry.  LinkedIn operates the world’s largest professional network on the Internet with more than 400 million members in over 200 countries and territories.  All LinkedIn groups are private and those open to … Read more

Everybody Writes: Email & More

    Ann Handley, author of Everybody Writes: Your Go-to Guide to Creating Ridiculously Good Content, offers tips for writing email and much more.  This can be applied to bed and breakfast marketing as well.     Writing For Email: Use short subject lines (Vacation in “Your Location”) Let your free flag fly (“your third … Read more

B&B Guests: Special Occasions

  Special occasions like a wedding, honeymoon, birthday, anniversary, graduation, or reunion may be the reason for your bed and breakfast guests visit.  When you communicate with them, be sure to find out if they are coming for a memorable reason. You may offer a special package for honeymooners or people celebrating their birthday or … Read more