Experience the joy-and profits-that come from managing your own bed and breakfast! Whether you already know the magic that comes with owning a BaB or you are at the planning stage, the fourth edition of Open Your Own Bed a Breakfast-now updated with everything you need to know about online marketing-guides you through this special world. Barbara Notarius, one of America's most widely recognized and respected BaB experts, shows you how to make your dream a reality. Some of the essential information provided in this book includes: * Your responsibilities-and those of your guests * Financial considerations * Advertising, the Internet, and working with a reservation service * Evaluating your home's assets and liabilities * Conforming to the ADA * Legal, tax, and insurance issues, including recent changes in the tax code * Interviews with successful hosts * Lists of BaB associations, guidebooks, and BaB reservation services This new edition is an informative update of every aspect you need to know in order to run your BaB smoothly and successfully. Combining a meticulous business approach with a sincere appreciation for the pleasure that comes with running a BaB, Open Your Own Bed a Breakfast is an invaluable resource.At Christmastime, I decorate each room for the holidays, as well as the staircase and each of the tables downstairs. ... Bookkeeping software such as Quickbooks or Microsoft Money makes record keeping and payroll doable without aanbsp;...
|Title||:||Open Your Own Bed & Breakfast|
|Author||:||Barbara Notarius, Gail Sforza Brewer|
|Publisher||:||John Wiley & Sons - 2001-09-20|