PC or Tablet? Which one is best for your pet sitting business?

PC or Tablet? Which one is best for your pet sitting business?

In recent years tablets have become more and more powerful. But can they replace your laptop? The answer to this question is YES! A tablet can definitely replace a laptop if you are comfortable typing on glass. However, most of us appreciate a keyboard and once you start adding external keyboards to a tablet you negate the advantages of owning one. Tablets are lightweight, have long battery life and are much more simple to use. Laptops, on the other hand, are much more powerful, easier to expand and run more software.
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Computer Troubleshooting Tips

Computer Troubleshooting Tips

Managing your pet sitting business online is great until something goes wrong with your computer. Downtime costs you money and could cause you to miss an appointment. Try following these simple troubleshooting steps if your computer has a problem. Reboot Sometimes a simple reboot is all it takes to solve minor computer problems. If you are experiencing internet issues try rebooting the wifi router. A simple power off-and-on works wonders! Check cables The majority of computer faults are caused by a loose cable. Make sure you check both ends of each cable. Pull it out and plug it back in. Often a cable has come loose without you realising. What were you doing before it stopped working? Make sure you note down what you were doing before your computer stopped…
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Why It’s Important To Keep Software Up To Date

Why It’s Important To Keep Software Up To Date

There are two types of people. Those who install updates religiously and those ignore them completely. Because it takes time to download, install and reboot your computer, it is not surprising most people tend to put software updates off until we can’t avoid it. However, you’re taking a serious risk every time you do this. Let’s look at why software updates are essential for your computer and other devices. Improved Security Viruses and malware are constantly evolving to exploit vulnerabilities in your software and hardware. Software developers try to fix these flaws as soon as they are discovered. What many people don’t realise is that infections occur because people delay software updates that fix these flaws. In short, they could have protected themselves by installing the updates to fix the…
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The Easy Way to Blog About Your Pet Sitting Business

The Easy Way to Blog About Your Pet Sitting Business

Blogging about your pet business doesn't have to difficult if you follow a simple 5 paragraph template. The format consists of an Introduction, three supporting paragraphs, and a summary. Introduction The Introduction is your chance to present your idea and explain what you are writing about. After your title, your introduction is the most important part of your blog. You need to grab the reader and draw them in. Make them want to read more and, at the same time, explain what you are writing about. Three Supporting Paragraphs The power of three is well known. 3 is the magic number. If you only have one or two points your blog post won't feel compelling or authoritative. If you have 4 or more your readers will get bored. For example,…
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3 Ways To Generate Leads For Your Pet Business With Blogging

3 Ways To Generate Leads For Your Pet Business With Blogging

Do you want to generate more leads through your website? In this post, I will explain three different approaches to generating leads with content. 1. Lead Magnets A lead magnet is a way of encouraging your visitors to give you their email address. And to do that you need to give them something valuable in exchange. Some things that make great lead magnets are: Checklists Templates E-booksEmail courses ReportsWhitepapersFree tools Tips for making a successful lead magnet Focus on a specific audienceOffer a solution to a very specific problemMake your lead magnet easy to obtain Try to look at it from the customers’ perspective: there is lots of interesting content out there – blogs, books, social media groups, forums. So the value of your lead magnet should outweigh any possible…
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How to build the best pet sitter website

How to build the best pet sitter website

Having a professional, comprehensive website is important for pretty much every new business. But getting started can seem intimidating. Below are some tips to help you get started. Have a Clear Goal Every pet sitter is different because every one serves a different purpose. Do you want your website to provide information and entice potential clients to call you? Well, you have to build it with that goal in mind. If you want to sell products then you need to build your website around that goal. A website without a clear purpose will cost you time and money while providing little, if any, benefit. State Your Purpose Clearly and Quickly The average visitor spends less than 10 seconds reading a web page so it's important your offerings are very clear…
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