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5 Best Lessons I Have Learned From The Sales Lion

It is one of those nights when I can’t sleep. My brain is just firing so quickly and I am so excited about the things going on in life, that I just can’t settle down. Ever have a night like that? So, I decided to check out the latest Sales Lion Podcast. Bad idea for […]

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How Do I Tell My Pet Sitting Clients I Won’t Be Their Pet Sitter?

“My clients don’t want anyone else other than me.”

Oie! That is a doosey, right? I remember being in this same exact position. I was afraid my clients would get upset and leave my company if I “broke up” with them. Although, lets take a closer look at this.

2013 Pet Sitter Survey Sponsored by Jump Consulting

Over 100 pet sitters across the country were surveyed and data was gathered based off of sole proprietors, employees, and independent contractors. The results are in and are interesting. This survey is going to be interesting to those who are wondering about if you can actually make money with independent contractors or employees? For example […]

5 Ways Power Pet Sitter Can Give You Back LOTS of Time!

Time management is one of the toughest things for business owners to grasp. Without proper systems and processes a business owner can end up spending double or triple the amount of time in the office. Power Pet Sitter is HERE to help you make your business run smoother. Help you schedule clients, your sitters time […]

10 Tips For Creating Eye Catching Pet Sitting Videos For Google and YouTube

Video says it better. That is a proven fact. When someone can hear and see what you are saying you will make more of an impact. In your pet sitting business, this is no different. After all we have so many cute and fuzzies to take a video of, but what do you do with the video […]

8 Simple Ways To Get More Dog Walking Clients For My Pet Sitting Business.

  Getting more dog walking clients can be the bread and butter to a pet sitting company. When your vacation clients are not on vacation or your business clients are not traveling, you know that you can always count on those daily dog walking clients. They are a great revenue stream to have in your […]

What Questions Can’t I Ask At A Pet Sitting Interview?

Did you know there are certain questions that you can’t ask during a pet sitting interview? If you do, and a person wants to report you, they can report you and your business to the U.S. Equal Employment Opportunity Commission(EEOC)? Questions about Race, Color, Sex, Religion, National origin, birthplace, and age are all off limits. This […]

What Questions Can’t I Ask At A Pet Sitting Interview?

Did you know there are certain questions that you can’t ask during a pet sitting interview? If you do, and a person wants to report you, they can report you and your business to the U.S. Equal Employment Opportunity Commission(EEOC)? Questions about Race, Color, Sex, Religion, National origin, birthplace, and age are all off limits. […]

I Love Having Pet Sitting Employees and Independent Contractors Becasue…

Recently I asked my private facebook group called I Own A Pet Sitting Company With Staff why they loved having Pet Sitting Employees and Independent Contractors. This is a few of their answers: I love having staff because I can rest when I’m injured! Allows us to get away. I love having staff so that […]

4 Ways Pet Sitters and Dog Walkers Can Manage Their Time Better

The most common thing I hear amongst business owners is that “I just don’t have time”  I have been hearing this so long, I already wrote about this topic a few years ago titled: What Do You Have In Common With The President? Now, I am going to take it up a notch and tell […]

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Is Pet Sitting Business Coaching Right For Me?

In the pet sitting industry, pet sitters have the options of going to Josh from Petsittingology, Kristen from Six Figure Pet Sitting Academy, and myself.

10 Tips To Be A Successful Pet Sitting Employee

Here are some great tips for success for your pet sitting employees straight from an actual pet sitting employees mouth!

My Open Letter To Pet Sitters Who Are Afraid To Raise Rates:

She realized she wasn’t making much money at all after paying expenses and taxes. Ooops! When you realize you can work at Mcdonalds and get health benefits and make more money just walking in the door per hour than you can in your pet sitting business, something’s gotta change.

Open Letter to Pet Businesses Who Are Afraid To Raise Rates:

She realized she wasn’t making much money at all after paying expenses and taxes. Ooops! When you realize you can work at Mcdonalds and get health benefits and make more money just walking in the door per hour than you can in your pet sitting business, something’s gotta change.

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Pet Sitting Consultation’s Secret Weapon – The Brag Book!

A discussion was sparked in my private pet sitting group about “What Is a Brag Book?” It occurred to me that many may not know so here is an overview. Benefits of Your Pet Sitting Company Having a Brag Book:   It helps create the same experience for every client. Gives you something to write […]

Pet Sitting Consultation’s Secret Weapon – The Brag Book!

A discussion was sparked on one of my private pet sitting groups about “What Is a Brag Book?” It occurred to me that many may not know so here is an overview. Benefits of your pet sitting company having a brag book: It helps create the same experience for every client. Gives you something to […]

Should I List My Pet Sitting Prices On My Website?

I don’t believe that any pet sitter should list their prices on their website UNLESS they are trying to be the cheapest pet sitter in their town and sell price.

[Audio] Can I Get In Trouble For Using Photos That Are Not Mine On My Blog? | Interview With Arizona Lawyer

Some pet sitters have been getting letters from a certain online picture hosting site, demanding payment for the use of their photos. This has come as a shock for two reasons:

[Audio] Can I Get In Trouble For Using Photos That Are Not Mine On My Blog? | Interview With Arizona Lawyer

Some pet sitters have been getting letters from a certain online picture hosting site, demanding payment for the use of their photos. This has come as a shock for two reasons:

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[Interview] What are Veterinarians Looking For From Pet Sitters?

Often times, pet sitters go into vet offices, drop off cards and leave. Sometimes they are in the exam room with their own pets and tell the vet that they have sent clients to them, or mention that they have a pet sitting company, and just expect the vet to refer their services because they […]

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Should I Purchase Workmans Compensation For My Pet Sitting Independent Contractors? [Interview With Insurance Agent]

I received an email yesterday from a concerned pet sitting business owner who has Independent Contractors [Ic’s] She was rightfully concerned about them being injured on the job and what would happen. ” I’m wondering if I should just purchase Workmans comp, etc to protect myself and my ICs.”

Here’s Why Small Businesses Shouldn’t Do Their Own Payroll Taxes

There are so many payroll laws constantly changing. For instance, do you know the difference between filing your taxes the ACH Credit v Debit Method and which one benefits your business? If you did your taxes last year did you keep up with the changes and your responsibilities for the The Hire Act Credit, the Cobra Credit, the Making Work Pay Tax Credit, Social Security tax credit, plus numerous state and local changes?