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Why a ‘Large Daycare’ Never Worked for Me *Sigh*

Did you know that opening a large daycare is virtually impossible? Well at least for me. I’ve tried THREE times without success. So to all of you daycare providers out there that were able to make this work for you, I praise you! Child Care Demand There is a demand for child care in my area, Thousand Oaks, California. But, most of my phone calls are for children under the age of two, infants...

3 ways to separate your child care brand from the competition

Well, the simple truth of the matter is you need to out-advertise them. This is how you will separate your child care brand from the competition. Like I’ve mentioned before in my two articles free and paid ways to advertise your child care business. These are all things you should be doing to outrank your competitors. You need to set your brand apart from other child care providers in your a...

How Blogging Can Help Advertise Your Child Care Business

Have you ever thought about blogging? Blogging is actually a great way to advertise your child care business. Not only that, people link to blogs and what does that do in return? That improves your Google Search rankings for your website. It really doesn’t have to be all that complicated. You can start with something short and aim for about 300 words per blog post. And it really can be about...

What to look for when purchasing your child care website theme

There are many factors to look at before purchasing your child care website theme. This article will help you with just that. It’s not as simple as just picking out a random theme and hoping it will all come together as you like. It takes a lot of thought to create your brand, your look, and have your child care website work for your users. Here are some key design elements to look for when ...

8 of the Best Daycare Website Designs for your Child Care Business

If you’re looking to get a daycare website then you’re in luck. I’ve put together a list of eight daycare website designs that you’re going to love. All of these are available to purchase for your very own daycare website. Of course, be sure to check out HelloDaycare’s shop page for our services in starting your very own website. We offer an SEO package with a website...

31 ‘Positive’ Blog Posts About Daycare, Enough Said!

Because I’m sick and tired of seeing all the negativity talked about on the news or on other blogs about daycares. Because of that I’m not even going to link to anything negative on this blog post. So here are 31 positive daycare blog posts from 31 different blogs that need to get more attention on the world wide web. Do us a favor as bloggers, comment one positive thing about daycare ...

Yes, We Have a National Child Care Provider Day, Let’s Celebrate It!

Did you know we have a National Child Care Provider Day? Also, known as Provider Appreciation Day. This day was started by a group of volunteers in New Jersey back in 1996. This group wanted a day to recognize the tireless efforts of child care providers who care for children of working parents. It is celebrated annually on the Friday before Mother’s Day. This year it will be celebrated on F...

Why Having a Daycare Facebook Page Isn’t Enough

If you’re looking to promote your daycare business online you shouldn’t stop at just creating a Facebook page. Facebook pages do great for social media advertising and getting people to like your daycare page and follow you. Mostly a word-of-mouth technique all online. But, it doesn’t target those that are actually looking for daycare. Most people don’t go to Facebook to lo...

3 Reasons Why You Should Have a Daycare Website

As a daycare provider, you should be advertising your business online just like any small business. This means having a website, not just a Facebook page. Having a website has many advantages for you and your potential customers as we will be discussing. I get asked all the time, how do you get your phone ringing? Well, this is how. Having a website is the main reason I get my phone ringing to fil...

How to Start a Daycare at Home, a Simple Step-by-Step Guide

Note: This post is not to take place of your state’s licensing requirements. Make sure to follow the guidelines and laws within your state when it comes to operating a daycare out of your home. This article is for informational purposes only. I’m guessing you’re here because you want to learn how to start a daycare business out of your home. Well first off, you’ll need to check w...

3 ways to leave a good review for your child care provider

One of the best gifts you can give to your child care provider is a good review. Why? Because small businesses thrive off good reviews and testimonials. Not only will it show you appreciate them, but it will help their business within the local community. According to Forbes, online reviews are the best thing that ever happened to small businesses. Research shows that 91 percent of people regularl...

Daycare interviews are a two-way street, be prepared for both

When preparing for an interview in your in-home daycare, just remember that it is like a two-way street. It goes both ways. You get to do the interviewing too. In this article, we will be discussing things to take in consideration when doing the interviewing and when being interviewed. Remember a two-way street is a situation in which both sides must put forth an equal amount of effort to achieve ...

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