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How to Open and Operate a Bed & Breakfast, 8th (Home-Based Business)by Jan Stankus
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Have you ever dreamed about starting your own bed and breakfast? About being a gracious host and offering the utmost in hospitality? Now you can make your dreams a reality. This best-selling, comprehensive handbook clearly outlines how to set up and manage a successful bed and breakfast in your own home.
In plain language, Jan Stankus shares expert advice on every aspect of running a thriving home-based bed and breakfast—from getting the business off the ground to complying with current laws. Get practical, first-hand info about operating your business, meeting guests needs, and publicizing your new venture. You may soon be earning income as you welcome a steady stream of new friends into your home.
Start-up Expenses Worksheet Appendix of Web-based Resources
Bedroom Basics Checklist
Bathroom Basics Checklist
Thinking of opening your own B&B? Find out if it's really for you, then get advice on starting and maintaining your business. Advertising, promoting health and safety, managing finances, and creating an enjoyable environment for your guests are just some of the topics covered in this indispensable guide.
This series provides the tools to get a home-based business off to a great start and keep it running in this competitive environment. Like having your own business advisor, each edition features inside information from professionals along with easy-to-use planning charts and worksheets.
About the Author
Jan Stankus writes about subjects that inspire her, with travel, bed and breakfast, and her home city of Boston at the top of the list. Much of her expertise in these areas comes from her ten years as the director of the Traveler's Information Exchange.
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