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023- Q and A Episode

1/22/2020
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Brought to you by Time to Pet. Go to timetopet.com/confessional for 50% off your first 3 months On the podcast today we answer some listener questions regarding our favorite gear, how to handle pet aggression, and what our plans are for the...

Duration:00:26:04

022- Taxes with Mike

1/15/2020
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Mike Jesowshek is a modern and innovative CPA, taking a new age approach to accounting, tax savings, and growing your business. He is the founder of JETRO, a digital accounting firm, and host of the Small Business Tax Savings Podcast. Mike has both a bachelors and masters in accounting. Mike has spent the majority of his career as an entrepreneur. He was CFO and co-founded several companies and has experience in all business stages. He set out on a mission to help businesses that have seen...

021- First booking! Now what?

1/8/2020
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Getting organized! Where are you storing a client’s info? Where are you storing pets info? Keys? How will you accept payment? Rover/Wag takes care of this Cash App like Time to Pet or others Paypal Review your notes from the meet and greet and fill in any missing information Done research on the specific breed? Health concerns? Behavior? Training needs? Do you know their alarm code? What to do with poop? Do you have good shoes/visibility? Checked the weather Have emergency...

020- New Starts with the House Sit Diva

1/1/2020
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- Is it right for you? - Take the quiz! - How to check it out? - house sit locally - friends or familY - minimize the unknowns - What platforms! - 50!! - 5-6 really big ones internationally - Trustedhousesitters.com out of the UK - housesitmatch - mindmyhouse - nomador (bi-lingual in English and French) - Housesitsearch.com is free - like the kayak of the house sitting world - Pay vs free platforms? - Think about what kind of experience you want to have - Kelly's first...

019- Setting Goals for 2020

12/25/2019
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Strategies and ways to implement ....if you have a plan to grow, what does that look like? Hiring someone? Or just gaining more clientele? Do you have a plan? Some tips for achieving the goal you have (because lets be honest, most of us quit our goals by february): Your goal (or goals) should be specific. It should be something you can measure, like a certain income you want to make, or number of new clients you want to take on. Your goal should be attainable and realistic. If you just...

018- Bad to the Bone

12/18/2019
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Over the past five years, I have built an award winning team of in-home pet care professionals across Northeast and Central Florida. Bad to the Bone Pet Care is currently a team of 30 pet sitters and dog walkers offering fully customizable personable care and is constantly growing. It is my goal to show the pet care community and the world that through compassion and love we can truly make a difference. Be sure to follow me on Facebook, Instagram, and my blog to follow my teams progress as...

017- Sitter Safety

12/11/2019
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Show Outline Lots of pet sitters do checks or walks late at night/early in the morning when it’s dark Clothing -reflective gear Lights Know your path Do you bring someone along with you? Do you carry mace or other protection? Leashight/flashlight ALWAYS be aware of your surroundings If doing house sitting or dropping in, lock the door as soon as you enter the house Also prevents dogs escaping Carry keys with you at all times during the visit – especially when taking pets out into...

Duration:00:26:07

016- Connections with Kelly

12/4/2019
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Throne of Weapons Getting connected online Finding things that interest you, liking writing retreats! Kelly Hayes-Raitt admits she sleeps around. Usually with animals. As a full-time housesitter and traveler for the past decade, she’s learned a thing or two about housesitting and shares her knowledge and experience in her popular book How to Become a Housesitter: Insider Tips from the HouseSit Diva available in soft cover or Kindle at Amazon (http://amzn.to/2hlj7UP) or ebook on her web...

015- Howlidays

11/27/2019
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Links to thanks we talk about! ASPCA Poison Control! AKC Safe Human Foods for Pets WebMD Foods they should NEVER eat Deducting Employee Gifts for taxes RCL Dog Walking 2019 Holiday Gift Guide Follow us on: Instagram, Twitter, Facebook Subscribe on iTunes, Spotify, Google, Stitcher, & TuneIn Email us at: feedback@petsitterconfessional.com

015- Handling the Howlidays

11/27/2019
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Links to thanks we talk about! ASPCA Poison Control! AKC Safe Human Foods for Pets WebMD Foods they should NEVER eat Deducting Employee Gifts for taxes RCL Dog Walking 2019 Holiday Gift Guide Follow us on: Instagram, Twitter, Facebook Subscribe on iTunes, Spotify, Google, Stitcher, & TuneIn Email us at: feedback@petsitterconfessional.com

Duration:00:17:35

014- Grooming with Leia Georgiadis

11/20/2019
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Remember: Comfort OVER Vanity!! Leia Likes: Clippers Shears Nail Trimmers Shampoo Supplies Happy Hoodie for nervous dogs Grooming Facebook groups House call groomers Pro-groomer network Handstripping breeds - terriers Follow Leia Instagram: @lepoochgroomingcolumbus and @love_and_paws Follow us on: Instagram, Twitter, Facebook Subscribe on iTunes, Spotify, Google, Stitcher, & TuneIn Email us at: feedback@petsitterconfessional.com

013- Planning for Emergencies

11/13/2019
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- This is the LAST week to enter our giveaway. Go to our Facebook and Instagram pages for more details - Benton is in need a service dog for his seizures. Go HERE to donate today! - Check out 4Paws For Ability and the amazing work they do - Dogs Naturally gives great advice for finding safe ice-melt - Pet CPR and First Aid Training We take a deep dive into emergency preparedness while pet sitting. This is a HUGE topic with a LOT of information out there. - CDC recommendations -...

Duration:00:17:00

012- House Sitting

11/6/2019
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Did someone say giveaway? We're celebrating 500 followers on Instagram and 300 on Facebook! To say thank you, we're giving away an Amazon Gift Card. Go to our Facebook and Instagram to find out more! The main topic today is house sitting. When do you get their key? Can you eat their food? What do you do with your time? All that and so much more! The Role of a House and Pet Sitter What exactly is a house/pet sitter? A house sitter is an individual hired by a homeowner to maintain the...

011- Advertising

10/30/2019
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PSI has some great times for marketing on a budget ‘That Mutt’ gives some suggestions on how to get more customers 7 Dog Walking Advertising Ideas Visit Orgain and use code: AMBASSADOR254 for 30% off your first order. Follow us on: Instagram, Twitter, Facebook Subscribe on iTunes, Spotify, Google, Stitcher, & TuneIn Email us at: feedback@petsitterconfessional.com

010- Daycares

10/23/2019
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Duration:00:17:38

009- Interview with the House Sit Diva!

10/16/2019
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Kelly Hayes-Raitt admits she sleeps around. Usually with animals. As a full-time housesitter and traveler for the past decade, she’s learned a thing or two about housesitting and shares her knowledge and experience in her popular book How to Become a Housesitter: Insider Tips from the HouseSit Diva available in soft cover or Kindle at Amazon (http://amzn.to/2hlj7UP) or ebook on her web site (www.HouseSitDiva.com). Before nomading, Kelly reported live from Iraq during the early weeks of the...

008- Running Your Business

10/9/2019
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How do you track expenses as a small business? How do you smartly manage your time? Is it time to hire an employee? On this weeks episode, we answer these questions, and many more! Resources: Taxes suck! What should you look for in a tax professional? We mentioned Freshbooks in the episode, which is a great option for invoicing and tracking. It’s easy, and free to create an invoice with Freshbooks! Go to: https://www.freeinvoicecreator.com/invoice-template/ Small business owners find it...

007- Boarding

10/2/2019
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006- Interview with Alex and Beth

9/25/2019
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Long ago, Beth's first cat, Winnie, chased poodles out of the backyard. Alex's first hamster peed on his head. They have been petsitting full-time since September, 2017, though they truly began petsitting in mid-2010. Today, they have taken car of pets and homes reliably in SF, Hawaii, Boston, Half-Moon Bay, Marin, East Bay and the Peninsula for multiple sits multiple times. Check them out at bubblesandnuts.com Visit Orgain and use code: AMBASSADOR254 for 30% off AND free shipping Follow...

005- Drop-ins

9/18/2019
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Duration:00:17:32