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Get The 12 Step Holiday Cottage Business Plan

Even (Holiday) Cottage Industries Need Plans to Be Successful


To have a successful holiday cottage business you need more than just a holiday cottage and adverts on My Favourite Holiday Cottages and other leading self-catering directory sites. Your success will be heavily influenced in the way you market and manage your holiday rental business. For that you need a plan. 

This 12-Step Business Plan for Vacation Rentals template from Lodgify addresses the obvious and not-so-obvious things you need to take into consideration on the road to economic success. 

Don't be put off by the jargon-like feel to the titles. The 12-Steps are:

  1. Executive Summary
  2. Company Analysis
  3. Industry Analysis
  4. Customer Analysis
  5. Competitive Analysis
  6. Operations Plan
  7. Marketing Plan
  8. Distribution Plan
  9. Revenue Management Plan
  10. Financial Plan
  11. Key Milestones and Business Future
  12. Appendix