Marketing Your Pet Business at Local Pet Events

Community pet events are one of the best ways to get your business name in front of local pet owners. You have your target audience gathered in one place ready to talk about their pets! Some examples of pet events that you can look for are pet parades, dog parks events, annual rescue fundraising events, and local festivals that have fun dog races (our Octoberfest has dachund races). Continue reading “Marketing Your Pet Business at Local Pet Events”

Marketing Your Pet Business on Facebook

It’s our first Marketing Monday! This Monday I wanted to let you know about a great free way to market your pet business – Facebook.  Many of you may have Myspace accounts already, Facebook is a similar social networking site but it has a few features that make it particularly good for marketing your pet sitting business. The one I really like is the ability to create a special page for your business where you can create discussion boards, set up an opt-in box for you ezine or newsletter, post notes, and share photos. Continue reading “Marketing Your Pet Business on Facebook”

5 Tips for Networking At the Dog Park to Attract New Pet Sitting Clients

Marketing MondayThe dog park is a place where people gather to let their pets run free and socialize with other pups. But what do the humans do while their dogs are having fun?  They chat, get to know each others dogs and network!  Really the dog park is just the real life version of online social networking and it can be just as valuable a place to meet the neighbors and market your pet sitting services locally. Continue reading “5 Tips for Networking At the Dog Park to Attract New Pet Sitting Clients”

The Travelling Pet Sitter – How to Take a Break from Your Pet Business

Sedona ArizonaI have been enjoying spending time with my mom who has been visiting from Australia for the last 3 1/2 weeks. That’s us in the picture to the left. During her visit we escaped the Dallas heat for a week and drove to Sedona, Arizona. We stayed at a beautiful bed and breakfast – The Briar Patch Inn on Canyon Creek and spent our days hiking around the big red rocks and visiting the nearby historic mining town of Jerome. Continue reading “The Travelling Pet Sitter – How to Take a Break from Your Pet Business”