When you’re setting up your Rover profile, it can be hard to know what information to include and what to leave out. The content of your profile has an impact on where you land in search results and makes you more visible to owners. We’ve gathered some tips and tricks to make your profile stand out!
I am changing up the Sitter Spotlight for this edition! We have not one, but 3 sitters to put in a Spotlight (and they are pretty familiar with spotlights as it happens…).
A little background: My other life outside of Rover is professional theatre. Having been contributing to a theatre production in some fashion for over 15 years, it’s part of my character as much as being a Dog Person. So, I got to thinking--How much crossover is there between the arts and the dogs?
So, I found 3 fantastic sitters offering pet care services through Rover who are also active members of the arts community--here's what I found out!
As an animal lover, you know how hard it is to leave your pet behind, especially with someone new. We’ve gathered some great tips and tricks to help you make new clients feel at ease when they leave their pet with you.
Meet & Greets are all about meeting your clients and making sure they’re a good fit for you, but it’s also a great time to get some clarity on both people’s expectations for the stay. We’ve gathered a few important things to think about to help your next meet and greet go smoothly.
If you order theWelcome Kit 1orWelcome Kit 2from the Rover Store, you are in for a treat! These kits offer everything you could need to promote and grow your business. If you’re aRoverGO sitter, you get one of these for free but anyone can and should utilize these amazing packages.
One of the most powerful ways to promote, grow, and nurture your Rover business is to utilize theRover store. It might sound silly, but even wearing a Rover t-shirt when you go on dog walks, do drop-in visits, or let your own dog out for a bathroom break can be a tool. Better yet, make sure you have business cards on hand to give out to anyone who inquires about your t-shirt.
We love Meet & Greets where everything clicks—like when a shy dog decides to rest their head on your lap, or when you and the pet owner manage to cover everything from the dog’s allergies to their adorable quirks). The Meet & Greet provides the perfect opportunity to get to know your potential (human and canine) clients and determine if a stay or walk is a good fit. We’ve put together everything you need to know about Meet & Greets so you can continue to wow dog owners and book the clients who are right for you.
You’ve exchanged messages with an owner and now it’s time to meet in person at your first Meet and Greet. But what is a Meet & Greet all about? Read on to learn more about this very important part of your pet sitting business.
We recentlyshared two important thingsto remember if you’re trying to make more money on Rover, but guess what, there’s more! These three options can definitely help if you are looking to not only make more money, but get more business and potentially some profile upgrades!
As much as sitters on Rover love hanging out with furry pals, an important aspect of your business is the money associated with each stay. A lot of sitters use Rover as a full-time source of income, or as a way to help with the costs associated with life. These are the main parts of your Rover account you should focus on to help you make more money.
Knowing when to offer a discount can be tricky. As sitters handling your own rate and business, we know how important it is toset a ratethat is competitive and still offer enough so that you can have a successful business. Offering a discount is a great way to bridge this gap. Presenting a discount prior to a stay to a potential client or as an incentive to a past client are two of the most common times a discount is offered.
Once you’ve completed your first few stays, you can start thinking about how to make sure your past clients become repeat clients. Your tally of repeat clients not only appears on your Rover profile, but they can also become a consistent source of income and business. For top sitters, 68% of their business comes from repeat clients and sitters with repeat clients earn up to 3x more each month! Owners love booking with the same client, as it fosters a great relationship between both owner and sitter as well as dog and sitter! Here are a few tips on how to get your first repeat client.
We recently sharedfive tipson why you might not be getting booking requests, but guess what, we have more! There is always room for improvement on your Rover profile and here are four more ways to help you get more business.
Once you become live as a sitter on Rover, you have the ability to accept requests that come in from owners in your area. But what if you’re not getting as many - or any - requests? Even though it’s completely up to owners who they choose to book with, the Rover team has some advice to help your profile stand out in order to get more requests.
You’ve passed your background check, uploaded great photos, and written an awesome profile and now your Rover profile is ready for business. But how do you set competitive rates? The Rover team has a few tips to help you determine what works best for your business.
So you’ve uploaded some great photos to your Rover account and now it’s time to fill out your profile description. This is where you can really elaborate about what makes you a good dog sitter and highlight all the things that make you unique!
There can be what seems like countless dog sitters and walkers on Rover, so standing out in search results can seem pretty intimidating. But setting yourself up for success is as easy as uploading a couple of photos!
When setting up your profile, there are three important photos you are required to upload:
You've started your pet sitting profile, and now it's time to select the services you want to offer! Are you planning on boarding dogs in your home? Sitting at your client's home? What about walking? We've got the lowdown on all of the services you can offer, and why they might be the best fit for you.