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Episode 192: 7 Day Pet Business COVID-19 Grand Re-Opening Challenge

  7 Day Pet Business COVID-19 Grand Re-Opening Challenge Why are we putting on a  7 Day Pet Business COVID-19 Grand Re-Opening Challenge? By now, most of us are in the “acceptance” phase when it comes to the COVID-19 Pandemic. That means it’s time to start thinking about how we are going to JUMP back […]

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Episode 191: How To Recession-Proof Your Small Business After COVID-19

  How To Recession-Proof Your Small Business After COVID-19 Do you want to RECESSION PROOF YOUR SMALL BUSINESS? KNOW YOUR NUMBERS! You’ve heard me say this time and time again. Today, I bring you Marilyn Parham, CPA & Jessica Mae Stafford from The Bottom Line CPA. The Bottom Line® CPA is an award-winning, 100% Xero […]

The Cares Act

Using The CARES Act Strategically in Your Small Business

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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Episode 190: How To Move The Mountain In Your Life

  How To Move The Mountain In Your Life   Biggest Move The Mountain Take Away You Don’t Want To Miss We all have rock bottoms. It may be physically, mentally, emotionally, financially, or something else. If you look at your “rock bottom” as being at the bottom of a mountain, it becomes easier to […]

Episode 189: How To Make COVID-19 Stop Messing With Your Head

Episode 189: How To Make COVID-19 Stop Messing With Your Head How are you doing? Like really doing?Is Covid-19 Messing With Your Head? Lately, I’ve been having A LOT of conversations with pet business owners about how to stay strong during the COVID-19 pandemic. I can not imagine the amount of stress that so many […]

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How Do I Know If I Am An Essential Business?

Who is an essential business as we navigate through the COVID-19 crisis?

How To Make COVID-19 Stop Messing With Your Head

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 […]

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Episode 188: Things To Consider Before You Close Your Business (Temporarily)

Things To Consider Before You Close Your Business (Temporarily) Lately, I’ve been having A LOT of conversations with pet business owners about whether or not they should close their businesses during the COVID-19 pandemic. I want to be clear – I am NOT advocating that you should close your business temporarily or permanently one way […]

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Things To Consider Before Temporarily Closing Your Business

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 […]

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The Ultimate Resource Guide for Pet Business Owners During COVID-19

The Ultimate Small Business Resource Here is The Ultimate Resource Guide For Small Business Owners during COVID-19. Running a pet business – or any business for that matter – can be a scary venture at the best of times… but in the face of a global pandemic, everything is much more overwhelming. Studies have shown […]

Small Business Survival During A Crisis

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…

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Why My Pet Sitting Business Needs SOP’s

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 […]

Episode 187: What The Coronavirus Business Impact Means For Your Pet Business

  What The Coronavirus Business Impact Means For Your Pet Business It’s no secret that the Coronavirus (a.k.a. COVID-19) has caused we have mass panic in our society. As a result it’s starting to impact many pet businesses as a result. Pet owners have started telecommuting from home. They have also canceled upcoming trips as […]

How To Know If You Should Promote From Within Or Hire From The Outside

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 […]

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Episode 186: 6 Ways To Create ALL The Graphics You Need for The Next 90 Days

  6 Ways To Create ALL The Graphics You Need For The Next 90 Days If you’re feeling overwhelmed with content creation for your pet business, just know that you’re not alone! By planning your content ahead, you can actually save yourself tons of time, which means more time to spend on our beloved two-legged and […]

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The Secret To Knowing What To Post On Social Media

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 […]

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Episode 185: Skyrocket Your Business With Your Health

  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 […]

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Here’s Why Your 2020 Pet Business Goals Are Probably Dead By Now

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 – […]

Episode 184: Quality Over Quantity Of Your Social Media Content

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?

How Do You Know If Your Staff Is Retaining The Info In Your Training?

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 […]

Episode 183: Video Training In Your Pet Sitting Company

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 […]

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How Do I Know If The Candidate Is Right For The Pet Sitting or Dog Walking Job?

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…

Episode 182: Using Video To Increase Sales In Your Pet Business

Using Video To Increase Sales In Your Pet Business The use of video is becoming exceedingly necessary in order to get your pet business known. To teach how to use video to increase sales in your pet business, I brought on my good friend Daniel Glickman. Daniel Glickman is an internationally recognized marketing leader, speaker, […]

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Are You Using The Wrong Font In Your Pet Business Graphics?

  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, […]