Author Archives: mxs

Credit Card Payments

By | June 28, 2016

Sometime ago we integrated the STRIPE payments system as precursor to the ever increasing security requirements required by the Payment Cards Industry (PCI). We believed this to be the best way to provide members of the B&B Owners Association with online payment capture and minimise fraud. As of today STRIPE is the ONLY way that… Read More »

STRIPE PAYMENTS SYSTEM

By | May 18, 2016

If you have a STRIPE Account Payment for all bookings in your admin panel can be taken with one click The virtual terminal saves you hundreds by replacing your Electronic Machine Payment for any booking can be taken in the Virtual Terminal simply type in the Booking Reference N0 All bookings have had the card authorised,… Read More »

Irish Members – Opportunity

By | May 16, 2016

Koliba B&B in Avoca are closing down and have a lot of equipment to sell. They have tea trays, mini fridges, crockery, sheets, industrial dryer and washing machine, tables and chairs – everything that it takes to run a high end B&B. Please contact them for more info Koliba Beech Road Avoca Wicklow Ireland Tel: 0402… Read More »

STRIPE Payments System

By | April 26, 2016

Although the STRIPE payments system has be available to B&B Owners in their admin panels for nearly 2 years now, we have seen a sudden surge in both registrations and usage. The STRIPE virtual terminal built in to the “My B&B” admin panel eliminates the monthly cost of an Electronic Terminal and can be used… Read More »

Tips for users of the new Booking Engine

By | April 26, 2016

For those of you that have adopted the new booking engine / availability module here are a few tips to help you get the best out of the booking system and help with profitability. Showing true availability on your own website will result in more direct & profitable bookings. SEASONAL & WEEKEND RATES: To set… Read More »

TV Opportunity for Irish B&B Owners

By | March 9, 2016

Waddell Media that make the hit RTE series “At Your Service” with Francis Brennan, are looking for B&B Owners that are about to undertake some improvements or renovations or about to expand into other business areas. This is to star in the new series of the show. If you are interested please let the B&B… Read More »

The Benefit of Banner Advertising

By | February 1, 2016

All of our 50+ websites carry banner advertising that promotes our members and provides a clickable link to their webpage or website. See Ashville Guesthouse left. This provides additional visitors to your website directly. Typically each banner gets up to 1 million views a year and if the message is right can produce 5 -10… Read More »

Google Maps Scam ?

By | January 20, 2016

We’ve had reports of people telephoning saying they are from Google offering a Google map for €150 or £150. All of our members have a free Google map either on their own websites and/or their page on the Book a B&B website – Google do not charge for this map. If you have a free account… Read More »

Room Availability

By | November 23, 2015

Definition: “Bed Night” = a room on a specific night or date Those members that use the new Room Availability Module should note that bookings from 3rd parties are easily added to you calendar by simply clicking on a “bed night” in the calendar and adding at least the guests name. This will ensure that… Read More »

Setting up the new Room Availability Module

By | November 19, 2015

Both Full and Associate members can now show Room Availability – to set this up follow the instructions below. Logon to your admin panel https://my-bnb.com ASSOCIATE MEMBERS Top Menu >> Marketing Tools >> Website Options >> Room Allocation >> YES >> Click the Blue “Save Website Options” button Top Menu >> Rooms & Rates >>… Read More »