Hi there, friends. I just saw this article about a lovely Maine hotel which will be given as a prize to one lucky writer who can write the best 2 paragraphs.
The contest entry fee is $125, but it almost sounds worth it just to dream! What a fascinating way to choose a successor for a bed and breakfast business.
Well, I'm about $120 short for the entry fee or I'd give it a try. What a great contest, though. Thanks for sharing it, Christy!
Entrepreneurs like Ms Sage give me hope for the future. This is a great forum.
Maine is beautiful, but I think I will pass on this contest. I seldom get further north than Boston while on the east coast.
Sounds to me like the old owner takes the million dollars everyone says she's going to raise with the contest, and that the new owner folds inside of a year due to being hired for their prose writing and not their B&B experience and skills.
The current owner was selected in a similar way if you read the write up. Also, that's just an estimated number of entries, can be more or less.
Absolutely agree. What great way to maximize profits versus an outright sale of the business property. Entering into or taking over a new or established business property you know nothing about can cost you big bucks in the long run. I think I'll keep my money. Best of luck to the sucker, I mean winner.
From the rules on the contest's website http://wincenterlovellinn.wordpress.com … les-entry/
The Innkeeper and judges shall read and evaluate each essay properly
submitted with an attached valid entry fee as here-in described. Each
essay which meets the Technical Requirements as set forth here-in, shall be judged on the basis of structure of essay (introduction, body and
conclusion), creativity, thought and the conveyance of capability and desire to operate a Country Inn.
Sounds like Ms. Sage will weed out entries that convey a lack of knowledge about running such a business.
125 bucks.....mmmmm...haven't received a dime from hubpages yet much less to spend 125 bucks to write in contest.
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