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A podcast by pet sitters, for pet sitters. Listen in as we talk candidly about our experiences as pet sitters and speak with others regarding theirs. Have tips or things that have worked great for you? We'd love to hear from you! Email us at feedback@petsitterconfessional.com.

A podcast by pet sitters, for pet sitters. Listen in as we talk candidly about our experiences as pet sitters and speak with others regarding theirs. Have tips or things that have worked great for you? We'd love to hear from you! Email us at feedback@petsitterconfessional.com.

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United States

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Podcasts

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A podcast by pet sitters, for pet sitters. Listen in as we talk candidly about our experiences as pet sitters and speak with others regarding theirs. Have tips or things that have worked great for you? We'd love to hear from you! Email us at feedback@petsitterconfessional.com.

Language:

English


Episodes

038- Miguel Rodriguez

4/3/2020
Topics in the episode: How he is spending his time What his business looks like right now What it’s like in NYC What lessons he’s learning How will the industry be changed moving forward What can we be doing right now to prepare for the upswing Words of encouragement The takeaway? Just. Help. People. Follow Miguel on Instagram. No, seriously. His dog business account too. Give us a call! (636) 364-8260 Check out our Covid-19 resources Follow us on: Instagram, Facebook,...

Duration:00:36:40

037- Colleen Pelar

4/1/2020
Brought to you by Time to Pet. Go to timetopet.com/confessional for 50% off your first 3 months Topics in this episode: Why pet sitters burn out so quickly What is compassion fatigue What are the warning signs and what’s my first step to get help What is a resilience program Why “toughen up” isn’t helpful Listen to Colleen Join her community Get some coaching Check out our Covid-19 resources Follow us on: Instagram, Facebook, Twitter Subscribe on iTunes, Spotify, Google,...

Duration:00:57:03

036 - Kitchen Confessions

3/30/2020
Topics for this episode: Preparing for the future Getting local advice Don’t stop working on your business Now’s a good time to adjust your yearly goals Let’s limit our news consumption “Lost” clients and business vs business is on hold You didn’t do this to yourself, it’s not your fault Keeping social media relevant Our Links: Check out our Covid-19 resources Follow us on: Instagram, Facebook, Twitter Subscribe on iTunes, Spotify, Google, Stitcher, & TuneIn Email us at:...

035- Housesitting in the Time of Covid-19

3/27/2020
Topics in the episode: Kelly’s update How has this impacted your house sitting journey? How has this impacted International house sitting in general? How do you think this will change the pet sitting/house sitting industry moving forward? What lessons can we learn from this? Business and/or personal Check out our Covid-19 resources See more show notes and a full transcript on our website Follow us on: Instagram, Facebook, Twitter Subscribe on iTunes, Spotify, Google, Stitcher, &...

Duration:00:38:41

034 - Kristin Morrison

3/25/2020
Brought to you by Time to Pet. Go to timetopet.com/confessional for 50% off your first 3 months Links for Resources Kristin Mentioned: Here's the free tips and tools booklet link I talk about in the podcast And I'll give listeners this discount link on the items that I mention on the episode including my eBooks and hiring tools including the Application Packet and Pet Sitting Employee Handbook The 30-Day Pet Sitting and Dog Walking Business Challenge was mentioned on the podcast and it's...

033- Kitchen Confessions

3/23/2020
Today’s topic: Caring for the pets of Covid-19 patients Staying safe Ethics around staying open vs closing for a time Check out our Covid-19 resources Follow us on: Instagram, Facebook, Twitter Subscribe on iTunes, Spotify, Google, Stitcher, & TuneIn Email us at: feedback@petsitterconfessional.com

032 - Opportunities and Resiliency

3/18/2020
Brought to you by Time to Pet. Go to timetopet.com/confessional for 50% off your first 3 months Show Outline: Check out our COVID-19 resource page Changing your business model and adding new services How’s your emergency plan doing? Investing in yourself (and business) now Investing in your community Being a resilient pet care professional Links Get connected with other sitters: Resilient and Thriving Pet Pros on Facebook with Colleen Pelar Get Help with Depression and...

Duration:00:35:24

031 - Heather Scott

3/11/2020
Brought to you by Time to Pet. Go to timetopet.com/confessional for 50% off your first 3 months Topics for This episode: - How did you get started? - What kind of services do you provide? - What makes a good pet care professional? - As a client what are people looking for in a pet sitter? - When did you decide to bring on team members? - How do you manage and keep everyone organized? - Setting yourself apart in a crowded market? - Most memorable/influential client? - the “little”...

030 - Professional Pet Sitters Week 2020

3/4/2020
Brought to you by Time to Pet. Go to timetopet.com/confessional for 50% off your first 3 months Topics for This episode: 1) Our 7 themes for this week 2) Continuing Improvement and Continuous Improvement 3) Professional 4) Managing Communication 5) Taking Photos 6) Legal Things 7) A THANK YOU to you, the professional pet sitter :) Follow us on: Instagram, Twitter, Facebook Subscribe on iTunes, Spotify, Google, Stitcher, & TuneIn Email us at: feedback@petsitterconfessional.com

029 - Dan's Dog Walking and Pet Sitting

2/26/2020
Brought to you by Time to Pet. Go to timetopet.com/confessional for 50% off your first 3 months Website: https://danspetcare.com For show notes and more: www.petsitterconfessional.com Follow us on: Instagram, Twitter, Facebook Subscribe on iTunes, Spotify, Google, Stitcher, & TuneIn Email us at: feedback@petsitterconfessional.com

028 - Streamlining Your Business

2/19/2020
Brought to you by Time to Pet. Go to timetopet.com/confessional for 50% off your first 3 months Follow us on: Instagram, Twitter, Facebook Subscribe on iTunes, Spotify, Google, Stitcher, & TuneIn Email us at: feedback@petsitterconfessional.com

027- Fostering Relationships

2/12/2020
Brought to you by Time to Pet. Go to timetopet.com/confessional for 50% off your first 3 months 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). Follow us on: Instagram, Twitter,...

Duration:00:40:47

026- 2020 Conferences

2/7/2020
Brought to you by Time to Pet. Go to timetopet.com/confessional for 50% off your first 3 months International Boarding & Pet Services Association: https://www.ibpsa.com/pet-care-business-events/ Pet Sitters International: https://www.petsit.com/psw-register Texas Pet Sitters Conference: https://www.txpetsitters.com Follow us on: Instagram, Twitter, Facebook Subscribe on iTunes, Spotify, Google, Stitcher, & TuneIn Email us at: feedback@petsitterconfessional.com

Duration:00:31:33

025- Cathy's Critter Care

2/5/2020
Cathy joins us to tell us about her story getting into pet sitting and what she’s learned over 20 years in the business! From some of the biggest changes and opportunities she’s seen, to a great discussion about how to avoid burnout and deal with those not so great days, Cathy’s a wonderful resource and such an encouragement to talk to. Love pets AND people! Brought to you by Time to Pet. Go to timetopet.com/confessional for 50% off your first 3 months Follow us on: Instagram, Twitter,...

024- Pet Photography with Jenna Regan-Lyles

1/29/2020
Brought to you by Time to Pet. Go to timetopet.com/confessional for 50% off your first 3 months - How'd you get started - degree in ag communication - What's your favorite gear? Whats your favorite lens? - What makes a great picture? - show personality and show who they are - portrait planning meetings! - get an idea of their pet - and their story - Do you have a philosophy on photo editing? What program do you use? - how would you describe your style - After you took that class...

Duration:00:34:58

023- Q and A Episode

1/22/2020
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
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
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
- 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
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...