Montrose Manor B&B
SBDC Helps Montrose Manor B&B to a quick start
60169 La Salle Rd. Montrose, Colorado 81403
970-240-6960 | Visit Website
Reviewing their 5-year financial forecast, the SBDC consultant provided instruction in Excel so that Freddie could complete her application for a bank loan. The loan was approved and they moved forward and opened.
"We wouldn’t be where we are today without the competent help and support from our local SBDC consultant. We are living our dream."
When it came time for their first magazine ad to be designed, they sought the input of their SBDC consultant for coaching on ad content, photographs and layout. Two different sales brochures were recommended – one for the B & B and one for special events. After reviewing their drafts, the SBDC consultant helped them target their message. Planning for their first overnight guest was again supported by the consultant as she is a trained chef and has B & B experience. On top of this, she provided comments on their sign-in forms plus recipes and food plating tips. Needless to say, the Hancock’s were thrilled with the ultimate outcome. With their sign hung on the street and their doors officially open, the Montrose Manor B & B has hosted two successful community events and several overnight guests.