Did you hear the news? Rover pet care actually partnered with Walmart. I’m going to tell you why there are four reasons why you as a professional dog walker and pet sitter should actually be happy in this as a pet sitting and dog walking business owner. I have seen the knee-jerk reaction about this […]
I created JUMP CONSULTING precisely for YOU. After building and scaling my own pet sitting business over 15 years ago, I was bombarded by emails and phone calls from friends (and even friends of friends) asking me “how did you do it?!” Now, I’m here to answer all of your questions and walk you through each step of the process.
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There is a Pet Industry Revolution going on right now If you haven’t noticed, 2020 is really shaking things up. It is splitting our pet service industry into two segments, and whether you realize it or not, you are on one of the sides. Some pet businesses experienced a temporary dip in business and […]
Free Pet Sitter and Dog Walker Marketing Training Ever wish you could get free training on marketing, SEO, or websites? I am pretty sure you do because as members enter into my free facebook group, over half of them are wondering about how to market online. It is their biggest challenge. They ask: How do […]
When we put a hiring ad out there, it doesn’t matter if you get 100-200 applications, if only 1-2 are actually qualified. At the end of the day, that’s just a waste of your time. It’s equally as bad if you publish a hiring ad, and nobody responds. Not one person – yikes! Let’s solve […]
I want you to reframe your mindset around social media. What if, social media was not just another task on a to-do list, but actually a tool to be cherished? A way for you to engage and be involved in a number of different communities. Once we can view it through this lens, we can […]
How many of you have been inundated with applications to your hiring ad? With the unemployment rate at 13% in June 2020, many business owners are having this problem (although, it’s a good problem to have!). Even still, it can get seriously depressing sifting through application after application of candidates. Most of them didn’t even […]
In all my Facebook groups, the same question has been popping up. It goes like this, “I am thinking of re-opening and my staff doesn’t want to come back because they are making more on unemployment than if they were working for me?” When the CARES Act passed, part of it includes a $600-a-week bonus […]
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When my clients think about going in front of the video camera, it typically scares the heck out of them. I have been squawking about the use of video for years and all the predictions have only proven to be true. Video is The Present. The social media feeds have exploded with ways to show […]
The following is a breakdown or rough transcript of our two-hour interview with the Profit Hero ladies, Marilyn Parham and Jessica Mae Stafford. If you go to the original interview and type “congress” into the comments, JumpyBot will pop up and 1. Give you a PDF of all the CARES Acts so you can have […]
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Pandemic Stress Disorder Is Very Real How are you really doing right now with pandemic stress? I mean really? I can’t imagine you are having the best time of your life right now, or are you? See, I have been talking to countless business owners around the world the past three weeks and I’ve realized […]
Things to Consider before Temporarily Closing Your Business As the outbreak of COVID-19 spreads worldwide, business owners are forced to make tough decisions. Considerations must be made not only for yourself but for your colleagues, employees, family, friends, and – of course – your pets. I understand that many of you reading this may be considering […]
The Pet Industry is getting hit hard with COVID-19 cancellations but there are still ways we can fight to save our businesses. Learn from these business own…
Would you agree to board an airplane knowing that the pilot was simply ‘told’ what to do? Probably not! It’s not enough to TELL our employees what to do- it’s critical that we have clear guidelines and instructions in place to ensure our operations run smoothly and efficiently. However, not all businesses are the same […]
How To Know If You Should Promote From Within Or Hire From The Outside You have grown your staff of pet sitters and dog walkers, but now you need internal back-office support. Now what? You’re probably debating on how to hire and thinking that you’ll just pull one of your pet sitters/dog walkers out of […]
The Secret To Knowing What To Post On Social Media When it comes to the secret to knowing what to post on social media, you’re probably in one of these camps: Reposting everyone else’s content You don’t post and feel guilty about it. You post way too much and get no traction or engagement. Posting […]
Skyrocket Your Business With Your Health Let’s be honest – sometimes being a business owner sucks. It can be lonely, isolating, and so easy to get inside our own heads. That’s why it’s critical to take care of yourself first. We have to take care of ourselves so we can set ourselves up for […]
Here’s Why Your 2020 Pet Business Goals Are Probably Dead By Now Did you know that studies show approximately 80% of New Years Resolutions fail by the second week of February? If you’re reading this right now, chances are that you are not keeping up with your pet business goals each and every day – […]
Quality Over Quantity Of Your Social Media Content It’s no shock that being on Social Media is a must for Pet Sitting and Dog Walking businesses. But, what platforms are best for us? How should we be using them? And what kind of content should we be creating? To share his 15 years plus years […]
How Do You Know If Your Staff Is Retaining The Info In Your Training? As business owners, we spend countless hours per day dealing with all things staff. This could range from hiring and training to just answer staff questions through phone calls or text. Managing your staff is a never-ending routine, and […]
Why You Should Do Video Training In Your Pet Sitting Company Whether you have new hires or you want to give current staff a refresher on your business, planning a training session can be time-consuming and overwhelming! You want your employees to be able to jump right into things, but what’s the best way to […]
Hiring doesn’t have to be an emotional process. Learn how to pick the right people for the pet sitting and dog walking job so you can hire fast when…
When I created my first flier back in 2003 for my former company “Bella’s House & Pet Sitting” it was a wreck. I think I used clip art for Microsoft word. I used ariel font and I hadn’t a clue what font my logo was at the time. Everything I created looked so homemade, […]
Remote Managing Your Pet Business I know there’s plenty of you wanting to have the luxury of traveling or maybe even relocating away from your pet business but you’re afraid of trying to manage your pet business remotely. That’s why I brought on one of my personal friends and client, Tiffany Lewis, who manages […]
Whether you have new hires or you want to give current staff a refresher on your business, planning a training session can be time-consuming and overwhelming! You want your employees to be able to jump right into things, but what’s the best way to support staff learning within your pet sitting business? Video training is the answer.
Feeling overwhelmed with content creation? Spend more time with clients and their beloved four-legged friends by planning and creating your graphics ahead of time! While jumping in and creating three months’ worth of content may sound harrowing, it’ll save you plenty of time in the end– trust me! This practice is becoming increasingly more […]
Are You Curious As To What My 2020 Predictions for Your Pet Business Are? Each year I set out to write an epic post about what has been changing in the pet industry and how you can take it into consideration when planning the next year coming up. Last year I wrote about the State […]
Today, I am going to explain to five strategies to show up on social media when you just feel like you don’t have the time. Let’s face it, I’ve never, ever had anyone come to me and say… “Oh, I have all this time, and I need to do something.” These tips are going to be […]
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