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How Bed and Breakfasts, Guest Houses and Inns Can Make More Money with Less Work

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How Bed and Breakfasts, Guest Houses, Inns and Small Hotels can learn the skills for the digital age, so they can make more money, with less work, attracting guests they love directly, and when they want them, while paying less commissions to online travel agents,stand out from the crowd and charge more

How Bed and Breakfasts, Guest Houses, Inns and Small Hotels can learn the skills for the digital age, so they can make more money, with less work, attracting guests they love directly, and when they want them, while paying less commissions to online travel agents,stand out from the crowd and charge more

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How Bed and Breakfasts, Guest Houses, Inns and Small Hotels can learn the skills for the digital age, so they can make more money, with less work, attracting guests they love directly, and when they want them, while paying less commissions to online travel agents,stand out from the crowd and charge more

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Episodes

5: Be Ready for the Changes in the Bed and Breakfast Industry

7/25/2019
Hello I’m Yvonne Halling and this video is about the changes already taking place in our industry, and those I see coming, so if you own or are planning to own and run a B&B, guest house or Inn, then please pay close attention to what I’m about to reveal. First, let me speak to you if you’re an established owner, and have become demoralised with the online travel agents, and the way they’ve positioned themselves between you and your guests online, and in many cases intercepted what...

Duration:00:05:41

4: Commodity to Celebrity

7/7/2019
Hello I’m Yvonne Halling and in this video I’m going to show you how to take yourself from a commodity to a “celebrity brand” in 3 easy steps, so you can attract the guests you want to welcome and charge the rates you want to charge. So if you’re frustrated by the guests you’re getting from the online travel agents and the commissions you pay to them for those guests, then this video will help you see why. First, let’s define what I mean by a commodity and a celebrity brand and why...

Duration:00:05:03

3: Brand & Platform | How to Start a Bed and Breakfast Business

6/10/2019
Hello I’m Yvonne Halling and in this video I’m going to talk you about how to use two simple and timeless strategies that will have you standing out from the crowd, and attracting more of the guests you want to attract, without listing on any more of the big online travel agents. So if you’ve been wondering how you can be seen and heard among all the competition out there, then this video will help you. First, let’s look at why you’re not being seen or heard. When you list with the...

Duration:00:04:30

2: My Mission & Vision as a Bed and Breakfast Coach

5/7/2019
Hi I’m Yvonne Halling – Bed and Breakfast Coach Since 2013 I’ve been working with established B&Bs, guest houses and inns to increase their business by at least 25% in one season, while working less and having more fun, and with new owners to start off with the right strategy, structure and systems in place so they don’t fall prey to the online travel agents, or worse, lose all their savings in a business that just won’t work. I love this work where I get to witness transformations and...

Duration:00:03:44

1: Why I Do What I Do - Bed and Breakfast Coach Yvonne Halling

5/7/2019
Over the past 6 years I’ve been helping B&Bs, guest houses, inns and small hotels to increase their direct bookings, pay less in commissions to online travel agents, fill rooms in the low seasons, charge more and work less, freeing up their time to spend with those they love. The side effects of those changes have been more confidence, stronger boundaries, fewer disgruntled guests and the consequent negative reviews, and increased happiness. Clients like Marie, who in just one season,...

Duration:00:04:12

4: How to Make Offers to Your Bed and Breakfast Client List

12/19/2018
Hello I’m Yvonne Halling of [www.bedandbreakfastcoach.com](www.bedandbreakastcoach.com) and this video is Part 4 in my series on how to use the internet to bring you more guests, more fun and more money, so if you’ve been frustrated and overwhelmed by so much conflicting advice out there on how to really use the internet for your benefit, then this series of 4 videos will help you. Just to recap, there are 4 basic principles of using the internet to bring you more guests, and they are: #1...

Duration:00:03:49

3: Providing Regular Content for Your Bed and Breakfast Client List

12/11/2018
Hi I’m Yvonne Halling of [www.bedandbreakfastcoach.com](www.bedandbreakfastcoach.com) and this video is Part 3 in my series on how to use the internet to bring you more guests, more fun and more money, so if you’ve been frustrated and overwhelmed by so much conflicting advice out there on how to really use the internet for your benefit, then this series of 4 videos will help you. Just to recap, there are 4 basic principles of using the internet to bring you more guests, and they are: #1...

Duration:00:03:45

2: How to Nurture and Care of Your Bed and Breakfast Client List

12/5/2018
Hello I’m Yvonne Halling of [www.bedandbreakfastcoach.com](www.bedandbreakfastcoach.com) and this video is Part 2 in my series on how to use the internet to bring you more guests, more fun and more money, so if you’ve been frustrated and overwhelmed by so much conflicting advice out there on how to really use the internet for your benefit, then this series of 4 videos will help you. Just to recap, there are 4 basic principles of using the internet to bring you more guests, and they are: #1...

Duration:00:03:31

1: Principles of Marketing Your Bed and Breakfast, Guest House or Inn Using The Internet

11/27/2018
Hello I’m Yvonne Halling and in this video I’m going to talk you about how to use the internet to bring you more guests, more fun and more money, so if you’ve been frustrated and overwhelmed by so much conflicting advice out there on how to really use the internet for your benefit, then this series of 4 videos will help you. There are 4 basic principles of using the internet to bring you more guests, and they are: #1 Build a list #2 Nurture and care for that list #3 Provide regular content...

Duration:00:05:21

4: How to Use Online Travel Agents for Your Benefit

11/13/2018
Hi I’m Yvonne Halling of [www.bedandbreakfastcoach.com](www.bedandbreakfastcoach.com) and in today’s video, I’m going to talk about using online travel agents for your benefit, not theirs, so if you’re depending largely on them to bring you guests, then my 3 tips in this video will help you to reduce the commissions you may be paying to them, and take back control of your business. Over the past few years, online travel agents have become a large player in running a B&B, guest house or inn,...

Duration:00:03:59

3: The Importance of Doing Things Your Way in Your Bed and Breakfast, Guest House or Inn

11/6/2018
Hi, I’m Yvonne Halling and in this video, I want to talk to you about the importance of doing things YOUR way in your B&B, Guest House or Inn, so if you’ve been asking others about how to run things and not feeling right about what they’re saying, then today’s video will help you to understand why. If you’re just starting out, then it’s understandable that you’re looking for advice on how to do things properly. But first, you’ll need to understand the difference between principles or...

Duration:00:03:59

2: How To Know If You're Burning Out Running Your Bed and Breakfast and What To Do About It

10/30/2018
Hi I’m Yvonne Halling at www.BedandBreakfastCoach.com and in today’s video I’m going to share something which isn’t talked about in this industry, and that’s true burn out. How do you know when you’ve reached the end of your B&B road, and what do you do about it. So if you’re feeling like you really can’t do this anymore, then my 3 top tips today will help you. When you’ve invested heavily in a property and perhaps been running your B&B, guest house or Inn for several years, decades even,...

Duration:00:05:15

1: Three Top Tips to Deal With and Avoid Burn Out While Running Your Bed and Breakfast

10/23/2018
Hello I’m Yvonne Halling from www.BedandBreakfastCoach.com and today’s video is about burnout, so if you’re nearing the end of your season, and you’re feeling tired and worn out, or you’ve been doing this for many years and aren’t really sure how you can get up and do it all again next season, then my 3 top tips to deal with and avoid burn out in this video will help you. Let’s face it, running a B&B, guest house or inn is hard work. You wear lots of hats and your time is often stretched,...

Duration:00:03:47

5: One Thing That Will Allow You To Make More Money in Your Bed and Breakfast, Guest House or Inn

10/15/2018
Hello, I’m Yvonne Halling and in today’s video I’m going to talk about the one thing that will allow you to make more money, attract the guests you love, while doing less work, and it’s available to you right now. So if you’re stuck on the hamster wheel of trying to get more and more guests, or looking for yet another online travel agent to list with, or you’re looking for another quick trick to use on social media, then stay tuned, this video will help you. In my private clients group last...

Duration:00:02:25

4: The Psychology of Running a Bed and Breakfast, Guest House or Inn

10/15/2018
Hello, I’m Yvonne Halling and in today’s video I’m going to talk about the psychology that you need to be aware of while running your B&B, guest house or inn, so you can tap into the 6 key areas of life that matter to us all. So whether you’re new or been doing this for a while, this video will help you to identify the key areas you could be putting some simple psychology to work to take your business to new heights, without doing any more work, or trying to get any more guests. As humans,...

Duration:00:03:41

3: Four Stages of Running a Bed and Breakfast, Guest House or Inn

10/2/2018
Hey, it's Yvonne here and in today’s video I’m going to talk about the four stages of a B&B Business, guest house or inn, so you can determine where you’re at, and I’m also going to give you the truth about each stage, so you can evaluate and move forwards with confidence. So whether you’re new or been doing this for a while, this video will help you identify the steps you need to take next to protect yourself and your business. Stage 1: You’ve just opened and everything is new and exciting....

Duration:00:05:30

2: 4 BIG MISTAKES in Running Your Bed and Breakfast, Guest House or Inn and How to Avoid Them.

9/30/2018
Hello, It’s Yvonne here and in today’s video I’m going to talk about the 4 big mistakes I made in my B&B and how you can avoid them, so if you’re not making the kind of money you want to make, or attracting the guests you want to welcome, and you’re sick of paying online travel agents as well, then I have 4 important tips you’ll want to pay attention to, which will help you. When I started my B&B in 2001, I had no clue about business or how to run one. I just thought that my love of meeting...

Duration:00:05:17

1: Simple Changes to Make More Money, Have More Fun and Work Less in Your Bed and Breakfast Business

9/18/2018
Hello, I’m Yvonne Halling and in today’s video I’m going to talk about the worst way to run your business and how you make 3 simple changes right now, to get you making more money, having more fun and working less. One of the most important things I’ve learned about getting more guests and increasing revenue as a B&B or Innkeeper is that focusing on just getting heads in beds is the worst way to increase your income, especially if you’re paying third parties to bring those guests to you....

Duration:00:04:49

6: Your Website Is Not About You. Here are 5 Ways to Make Your BnB Website More About Your Customers.

9/11/2018
Hello, I’m Yvonne Halling of www.BedandBreakfastCoach.com and today’s video is about your website. I’m going to give you 5 tips on how to make it more engaging and relevant for your visitors so that you get more bookings, so if you’ve got a website that looks nice but doesn’t bring you as many bookings as you’d like it to, then stay tuned and I’ll explain why. First, your website is not about you, IT’S ABOUT YOUR GUESTS and their experience. What that means is that if it’s all pretty, with...

Duration:00:03:42

5: Do You Know What Your Guests Really Want?

9/4/2018
Hi I’m Yvonne Halling from www.BedandBreakfastCoach.com and in this video I want to ask you a question: Do you know what your guests really want? Many B&B owners I speak to insist that having “stars” or ratings by organisations who grade them are the most important reason people choose them, and I’m here to tell you today, that it’s not! Not at all! But hey, I thought that too, and I fell into the same trap as everyone else and got a rating from my national organisation, Gites de France....

Duration:00:03:49