There are many ways to promote yourself as a cat sitter. Each contributes in a different way. But all together might be the secret ingredient to become a successful, well loved cat sitter in your neighbourhood.
Listed below are some pointers on how to spread the word and promote your belly-rubbing, cat sitting service:
1. Your Profile Page
Your beautifully designed profile page was created so that you can treat it like your very own personal web page, think of it as your digital business card!
Please remember your description in your profile is the first thing cat owners will see, so it’s important that it reflects your reliability and the type of service you offer in addition to who you are.
In your own words, have you:
1. Clearly listed the cat sitting service you offer?
e.g. "As your cat sitter I will:
- Arrange a free meet & greet to get to know you and your cat
- Provide fresh food and water for your cat daily
- Clean the cat bowls and litter trays
- Enjoy plenty of play time and cuddles
- Send daily photos and updates"
2. Added the areas you would be happy to cat sit in?
e.g. "I'd be happy to cat sit in Shoreditch and Dalston"
2. Promote your lovely profile online
Once you’re happy with your profile, it’s time to proudly share your cat feeding service with the world.
If you have a blog, write about yourself as a cat sitter and share your unique URL link in your description. This helps your visibility outside of Cat in a Flat and offers more ways to get to know you as their next cat sitter.
Regular tweets on Twitter or Facebook work wonders. E.g: "I'm now a #catsitter with @catinaflat. If you need someone to look after your kitty in (add area) contact me (add your unique URL link)
If you go to nextdoor.co.uk or mumsnet.com or any other community platforms and search for “cat sitter”, you might be surprised at how many people are looking for your service. Take the opportunity to reply to them including your unique URL link
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