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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Who is an essential business as we navigate through the COVID-19 crisis?
How are you really doing right now? 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 a few things. A few things that if you […]
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…
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 […]
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 […]
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 […]
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 of the Pet Industry in 2019 and commented on some major trends I was […]
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 […]
My social media process is always evolving and it has come a long way. I am constantly evaluating what is working, what isn’t, and where I can streamline my system or create processes. This is necessary for any business owner who is on social media. Depending on the talent you have working for you, the […]
Email marketing is something that a lot of business owners have an adverse reaction to. I hear a lot of the time they think they are bothering people, no one opens them, and they don’t know what to say. Despite being able to batch them and schedule emails, not many choose this path. But why? […]
If you want to be known in your community, follow these exact steps to get your brand to be seen everywhere. I will show you the exact assets you need to have the whole town talking about you
People come to me all the time saying that they have no idea what to post on social media. They are staring at the cursor and have no idea what to say. All this pressure is mounting to try and be witty, to be different. If you’ve ever felt this way, don’t worry, you’re not […]
Trying to figure out what to say on social media but coming up blank? I will give you 7 things you can write about right now.
Marketing is something that either comes naturally to you or you despise. Have you ever had that moment where you’re lying awake at night wondering how to bring in more clients that you WANT? Or how to stop getting calls, texts, and emails from the clients that you don’t want? You just hired a few […]
Knowing what to charge our clients is always a hot topic. It is hard to figure out if we should base it off of what others are charging, the averages, stay competitive, or something else. There is a fear that if we charge too much, we won’t have any work or a bunch will leave. […]
Many pet business owners fall into the trap of feeling lonely which causes great stress in their lives. Forming real-life relationships with other like-minded individuals can really help and here is how…
Picture this…. You are all excited about this new hire you just brought onto your team. They have worked at a dog rescue as a volunteer for over five years. They have three dogs of their own. Their husband makes all the money and has the health insurance and their kids have almost graduated high […]
Welcome back to another episode in the “Best of Bella” series. Bella chose this episode with Carey Conley, because her story and purpose on this planet are so inspiring. Bella and Carey talk all about vision and if you let yourself soak in this episode it will set you on the path to success. Show […]
This episode is part of the “Best of Bella” series. Bella chose this episode with Marcus Sheridan as one of the best for many reasons. Marcus is one of her favorite human beings, they go on a deep dive of content marketing and his book “They Ask, You Answer”. She doesn’t want you to be […]
So many relationships have been built and broken on missed or targeted expectations and joining a mastermind is no different. When you join a mastermind you should know exactly what you can expect from the group, the leader, and what is expected of you. To make sure that everyone has a positive experience, we have […]
This episode is part of the “Best of Bella” series. Bella chose this episode with a former state auditor as one of the best, because she loves being able to bring unique experts to you. If you missed this episode the first time around you’ll be pretty surprised by what you hear. Show Highlights Who […]
In May, we talked all about Customer Service and Experience in the Mastermind. As we do with every month, we have guest experts come in and speak with us. This month, it was Dan Gingiss. He simply blew us away with all his knowledge and his reflection on what professional pet sitters are really competing […]
I had a coaching call recently with a client who was upset that her employee started her own Instagram account sharing all of the dogs and cats that she was caring for. Understandably, the business owner was emotional over it as she has had two past staff members start their own companies. She felt threatened […]
Switching from independent contractors (ICs) to employees can be a challenging process to execute no matter what industry you are in. It is especially tough for the pet sitting and dog walking industry because they are often small businesses, they have limited funds, and little advisement or support from experts. Luckily for you, that is […]
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