Learn the "inns" and outs of the B and B business! You're no idiot, of course. You've had the pleasure of staying at a few bed and breakfasts, and you'd love to open a charming inn of your own. But when you think about what it takes to get a business up and running, you want to hang the Do Not Disturb sign. This is your wake-up call! The Complete Idiot's GuideR to Running a Bed and Breakfast will show you it can be easy and fun-and a great way to meet new people and make money. In this Complete Idiot's GuideR, you get: * Useful insights into the booming B and B industry. * A simple test to help you decide if you have what it takes to succeed in the B and B business. * Idiot-proof guidelines for converting a house into a B and B. * Expert advice on accounting and business issues. * An insider's look at the new trends in guest services. You'll learn how to ... * Decide on room rates. * Draw up a business plan. * Create an eye-catching sign and brochure. * Set guest policies and house rules. * Schedule a daily routine. * Get listed in guidebooks. * Find reliable employees. * Get guest feedback. * Develop a visitor-friendly Web site. * Get start-up cash. * Make your inn unique with your own personal touches. * Pick the right place for your inn.Davis, Park is the author of 'Complete Idiot's Guide to Running a Bed and Breakfast' with ISBN 9780028640006 and ISBN 0028640004.