The Bed and Breakfast Academy Podcast

The Bed and Breakfast Academy Podcast

Hosted by: Karen Thorne

Running a B&B is that job that many people dream of. You get to be your own boss, work from home and escape from the stress of the 9-5. Karen Thorne, founder and owner of B&B Academy and award winning B&B...

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#07 How to reduce food waste at your bed and breakfast

As the spotlight is very much on the environment at the moment, I thought it might be useful to look at how to reduce food waste at your B&B. Find out more about the live mini workshop I'm running for aspiring...
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#06 How to respond to a negative review for your bed and breakfast

It's difficult not to take it personally when you receive a negative review about your bed and breakfast. But you can turn a bad review into a great B&B marketing opportunity. In this episode I discuss ways of not...
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#05 The Pros and Cons of Running a Bed and Breakfast

Running a bed and breakfast can be an amazing and fun lifestyle. But like any business it can also come with its own problems and it's not for everyone. In this episode I talk through the main pros and cons of running...
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#04 Is running a bed and breakfast the right business for you?

In this week's episode I'm going to share the things you need to consider when deciding  whether running a bed and breakfast is the right business for you. You'll find the free download I mentioned here 👉 get the free...
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#03 Taking time out from your B&B . With Clare Wright of the School House B&B

In this episode, I'm joined by Clare Wright, who runs the School House B&B in Shropshire with her husband Dave. Clare and I chat about setting a B&B up from scratch, why it's so important to your business to...
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#02 Where to get inspiration for your own Bed and Breakfast

In this week's podcast I discuss how I found inspiration for my own B&B, share a confession about staying at B&Bs and also let you in on something a bit personal about my weekend. You can listen here... or you...
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#01 Starting up a bed and breakfast - what's it really like? With Claire Byrne of The Corner Broadstairs

Join Karen, owner of Bed and Breakfast Academy, and Claire Byrne, owner of The Corner, Broadstairs to find out what it's like to set up a brand new B&B. You can follow Clare on Instagram here --> The Corner...
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