Marketing: It’s Not All About Social Media

It’s important to remember that dog training is a service industry. Unless you do online consulting, your customers are in your real-world community. One powerful way to boost your business, enrich the lives of your clients, and contribute to the well-being of the local pet community is through community engagement. By forming partnerships with local businesses, veterinarians, and community organizations, you not only expand your reach but also create a network that benefits everyone involved.

Is R+ Board and Train Possible? Our Answer: Of Course!

Dog trainers provide an unusual service that is unlike most (all?) other service providers. When most people call a plumber or get their hair cut, they don't want to know how to fix their own plumbing or cut their own hair.  And yet, when dog owners call us for help...

Getting Paid: accepting online payments and credit cards – Rerun

We originally published this piece a few years ago, but there are always new trainers just getting set up, and this article has lots of good information:   It is exciting when a new potential client says "yes!" to working with you but before you get to the really...
Successful Dog Trainer Panel Discussion

Successful Dog Trainer Panel Discussion

We recently hosted a dog trainer panel discussion over in our free facebook group with several members of our Trainer's Growth Group - Brianne Harris, Crystal Partain, Janet Parker and Liz MacHaffie! We talked about how they got to where they are today and what's...

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