Considering overing online dog training classes or virtual services for the long-haul? During COVID and “shelter at home” you jumped feet-first into online dog training, offering one-on-one lessons and group classes via Zoom, and finding other ways to keep some income coming in while in-person services were prohibited. And now, as the world slowly opens back up, you’re realizing you enjoyed some of the perks of online training and aren’t quite ready to let it go.
As states begin to relax stay-at-home restrictions, it's smart to plan how you'll provide in-person services to your clients while protecting yourself and your employees. (Both legally and health-wise!) Here are our top tips for maximizing safety and success....
What makes something stand out? Being different.
Right now there are many dog trainers who are all facing the same problem — they have received “shelter in place” or “stay at home” orders. So they’ve turned to online, and they’re working to offer online classes and virtual lessons… and they’re shouting about it everywhere they can online in an effort to keep some income coming in.
Of course, when everyone is posting and sharing and promoting their online classes, it can make it hard to stand out. It feels like a whole lot of noise. And then there’s you. How can you compete with all that?
Let’s face it… The world is a little bit weird right now. Many of the dog trainers I know have thought about offering online content. Someday. Some of them have even given it a try, previously, with varying amounts of success. And then COVID hit and suddenly the whole world changed.