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4 Stages of Running a Bed and Breakfast, Guest House or Inn

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Hello, I’m Yvonne Halling and in today’s video I’m going to talk about the four stages

of a B&B Business, guest house or inn, so that you can determine where you’re at, and I’m

also going to give you the truth about each stage, so that you can evaluate and move forward

with confidence.

So whether you’re new or you've been doing this for a while, this video will help you identify

the steps you need to take next to protect your business and yourself.

Stage 1: You’ve just opened and everything is new

and exciting.

Your dream of running your very own B&B, guest house or inn has finally come true.

Guests are coming and they’re saying wonderful things about you.

You love it and maybe you're wondering why you didn’t do it years go!

You decided that you wouldn’t get any help with the laundry or cleaning.

You’d take care of that yourself, until you made enough money to hire someone, so

you’re very busy doing everything, but hey, you’re loving it, and everything’s great.

Here’s the truth about this first stage – it tends not to last very long, and you

could find yourself exhausted from all the unrelenting, and endless laundry and cleaning.

I can’t tell you how long it will take before you realise you’re worn out, but I can tell

you this.

It will happen at some stage, so here’s what to do to avoid it.

Whatever you think about hiring help, and the perceived expense of it, if you’re running

a business, where you’re depending on the income to support you, as opposed to a hobby