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How to Write a Social Media Strategic Plan for Bed and Breakfasts

For many businesses, including B&Bs, writing a strategic plan for their business is not high on their priority list, but it should be! Writing a strategic plan for social media in this digital age is now an absolute must! If … Continue reading

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Chocolate Covered Strawberries: Going beyond the basics

Chocolate Dipped Strawberries, the most utilized add on package, and staple for romantic packages at a B&B. Here are a few tips and tricks (and variations) for getting those strawberries lathered in chocolate absolutely perfect. A few variations on top … Continue reading

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Questions for Interviewing an Innkeeper

A common question I get asked is, “We need to hire an innkeeper or assistant innkeeper, is there a list of frequently asked questions that we can use for interviewing people?” This is a general list of questions. We would … Continue reading

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Innkeepers, Thinking of running a social media contest?

Thinking of running a social media contest? Before you do make sure you check out contest guidelines, and make sure that what you want to do is legal in your state. Each social media platform has different rules and regulations … Continue reading

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Ideas for Bed and Breakfasts using Video and Live Streaming

One of the most common questions I have been getting recently is what kinds of things can B&Bs use for both video projects, and for content for live streaming video. Video is HOT and I don’t expect it to be … Continue reading

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Planning Ahead for Your Bed and Breakfast Promotions

This is a question I get frequently, and it came up recently when an inn asked for specific times to advertise specials and packages. I recalled having written an article about this awhile back and went in search of it. … Continue reading

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Innkeepers, what does your email autoresponder say about you?

Over the years I’ve been the recipient of many B&B auto-responders, and have started collecting ones that are either very good or quite awful. Approximately 1 in every 10 B&Bs has an auto-responder on their email, and based on some … Continue reading

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