Bella’s Blog

Episode 143: How to Use Video to Find People to Hire

You might have remembered a few weeks back this video about hiring dog walkers going viral, well that video was Chloe’s! Chloe is a 22-year-old from Australia and owns Chloe’s Canine Creche. Her business provides dog walking services to groups of dogs Monday-Friday.   Biggest Takeaway You Don’t Want To Miss When you have an […]

Episode 142 : How Connections In Your Community Can Produce Tens Of Thousands in Revenue

Want to learn how you can build a 6-figure business without using social media? In this episode, Bella is going to share exactly how she was able to do this in her business, prior to Social Media along with all the tips and tricks that still work today. Get ready to learn how relationships will […]

The Top Mistakes Pet Businesses Make On Instagram

We live in a visual world. We like to look at pretty things. Our eyes are drawn to pictures and visuals…and all the social media platforms know this. As pet business owners, this is exciting because what is more fun than posting pictures of sweet loving pets on Instagram? I mean we have it pretty […]

social media tips

Episode 141: Social Media Tips and Tools I Use To Stay Sane

There are a lot of problems with social media because there are so many different things you can do and you can’t possibly do all the things. Bella is sharing some of the problems she has experienced with social media and then sharing all of the ways you can solve those problems and help you […]

Episode 140: 12 Ways To Automate Your Pet Sitting and Dog Walking Business

Want to learn all the ways you can automate a pet sitting and dog walking business? If you are a solo sitter, this is especially important because there is only one of you and you need to make every minute of your day efficient. If you are in the process of building and scaling your […]

Episode 139: The Scientific Way You Can Increase Your Productivity 39%

  Daniel Clark has been in love with technology- and its potential to positively impact the world- for as long as he can remember. From building websites when he was 13, starting a design and advertising business at 18 and driving $2 million in revenue for multinational brands as a director for a boutique ad […]

pet sitting videos

2019 Social Media Strategy: Less Is More from #SMMW19

  As I get back from Social Media Marketing World 2019 in San Diego, I wanted to bring a little of what I kept hearing the entire time – the importance of using video on Social Media. It was pretty exciting because it basically validated everything I know and teach . . . but I […]

Episode 138: Profit First With Mike Michalowicz

Mike is the author of Profit First, Surge, The Pumpkin Plan, and his newest release Clockwork. By his 35th birthday, Mike had founded and sold two companies – one to private equity and another to a Fortune 500. Today he is running his third multi-million dollar venture, Profit First Professionals. Mike is a former small […]

How To Automate Your Pet Sitting and Dog Walking Business

Technology sure has grown since the start of this industry. In the 90s, we were doing everything with paper and pen.Paper schedules, our flip phones, if we even had that… and websites were just coming on the scene. Social Media wasn’t popular and the only real type of marketing and advertising was good old fashioned […]

Episode 137: How To Make Better Decisions In Your Business

With an uncanny knack for connecting quickly with warmth and humor, plus years of practical relevance and experience (ex-Google, ESPN, HubSpot, NextView VC; current founder/show host, Unthinkable Media), Jay Acunzo delivers keynotes that move people to action. Whether it’s with 40 global brand executives, 400 fire chiefs, or 4,000 fired up marketers, Jay challenges others […]

Episode 136: How Does Blogging Help Me Get Pet Sitting Clients?

Today, we’re answering a question I get all the time – how does blogging help me get pet sitting clients? Although we’ve talked about how important blogging is, we’ve never really dived into the strategy behind how it actually works! Biggest Takeaway You Don’t Want To Miss In this day and age it isn’t about […]

Stand Out In A Noisy World By Knowing Who You (and your brand) Are.

  When you’re online, knowing your brand is a lot like when a kid grows up and develops into their own. There are those cool kids in one corner doing it all that one way (and being worshiped for it). Then, in the other corner, there are the band kids that are just beating to […]

legal mistakes

Episode 135: Legal Mistakes Entrepreneurs Make With Bobby Klinck

Bobby Klinck is a lawyer, but he’s not your typical lawyer. Sure, he went to Harvard Law School and worked prestigious law firms, but if you look at the big whiteboard in his office, you won’t see much about the law. It’s filled with tasks related to platform building, inbound marketing, and sales funnels. Bobby […]

social selling

Episode 134: Social Selling In Your Pet Business With Rebekah Radice

Rebekah Radice is the founder of RadiantLA, a digital marketing training and development company, International Keynote Speaker, creator of the PREP Performance Method, and the author of, “Social Media Mastery: A Comprehensive Guide to Strategic Growth.” With over 20 years of experience, Rebekah has trained thousands of growth-driven leaders on her PREP™ Performance Method. Through […]

pet business hiring

Recruitment vs. Reactionary Hiring In Your Pet Business

There is a major shift happening with hiring and recruitment in pet sitting and dog walking business. More and more people are starting to find the best applicants by being proactive in the hiring process rather than reactive. With the help of a popular software used by many pet businesses it is starting to revolutionize the way staff is hired.

transform your business

Episode 133: How To Transform Your Pet Business In Just 365 Days With Becki Davis

Becki founded her business, Prefurred Pet Care Services, in 2016 after an incredibly difficult period of personal change and loss. Her hobby quickly became serious, and Prefurred is now an award-winning business employing 13 people!       Biggest Takeaway You Don’t Want To Miss The way that we respond to life, not react to […]

live streaming

Episode 132: Leveraging Live Streaming For Your Business With Stephanie Liu

Stephanie Liu is an award-winning digital marketing strategist and live streaming expert. As an ad agency veteran, she spent the last decade and a half helping Fortune 500 companies go from unknown to unforgettable by using social media. As the host of Lights, Camera, Live®, she shines a spotlight on the best and brightest marketers […]

How Does Blogging Help Me Get Pet Sitting Clients?

How Does Blogging Help Me Get Pet Sitting Clients?

Wondering how your blogging efforts can get you more pet sitting clients?

chatbots

Episode 131: All About Chatbots With Kelly Noble Mirabella

Dynamic. Engaging. Totally rad. These are a few words you might use to describe your latest Facebook video … but they also apply to Kelly Noble Mirabella, self-described social media geek and marketing consultant with Stellar Media Marketing.With more than 11 years of social media marketing experience—and more than a few wacky costumes—Kelly brings tricky […]

training employees

Episode 130: Training & On-Boarding Employees With Rob Balasabas

Rob Balasabas is the Social Media & Community Manager at Thinkific. He manages the daily curation of Thinkific’s message on social media. You may also find him engaging with their private online community of over 14,000 (and growing) online course creators inside the “Thinkific Studio” Facebook Group. Rob joined the Thinkific Team in 2016, as […]

social media strategy

Episode 129: The Relationships Behind Social Media With Chris Strub

Chris Strub is the first person to use live-streaming and Snapchat in all 50 U.S. states. He’s also the author of 50 States, 100 Days: The Book, and is the CEO of I Am Here, LLC.     Biggest Takeaway You Don’t Want To Miss Social media is more important now than ever and it truly […]

corporate america

Episode 128: Going From Corporate America To Small Business Owner With April Cox

April is a dog mom of 2 that just recently left corporate America to run her daycare and boarding business, Rocky’s Retreat. Rocky’s offers a boutique experience that allows dogs to thrive. Biggest Takeaway You Don’t Want To Miss There’s never going to be “perfect time” to leave your corporate job to become a full-time […]

State of the pet sitting and dog walking industry

State of the Pet Sitting & Dog Walking Industry 2019

  Whether you are just entering into the pet sitting and dog walking industry or been here a long time like me (17 years!) I bet you wonder about the state of the industry and where we are headed. You might wonder if all businesses are like yourself? What the effect of Rover and Wag […]

sales funnel

Episode 127: The Three Types Of Videos With Dave Feinman

At Viral Ideas, Dave Feinman creates to Inspire. He believes everyone has the right to be fulfilled, in shared creativity, and in the power of defining your why. Dave shares this message through the creative process of making videos.     Biggest Takeaway You Don’t Want To Miss When we talk about the three types […]

virtual assistants

Episode 126: All About Virtual Assistants With Trivinia Barber

Trivinia is the founder of Priority VA – a boutique Virtual Assistant Agency that matches elite level entrepreneurs like Todd Herman and Ray Edwards with highly skilled virtual assistants who “get” the online space and come prepared to deliver massive ROI right out of the gate.   Show Highlights What should we outsource? [2:00] How […]