It might seem strange that today I want to talk to you about why you should never give another childcare parent tour. As a childcare provider, one of the ways you gain clients is the parent tour. That is what you are trying to get to after you have posted your ad and a parent calls inquiring about your child care. I try to give just enough information to get the parent intrigued enough to make an appointment to come in. Once I can get them here, I know they will love it. So why should you never give a parent tour? Keep reading …[Read more…] about Why you should never give a childcare parent tour
Yesterday, we talked about why a provider needs to take a good look at “How to set your childcare rates”. In that post, I talked about how and why it is important for a childcare provider to know exactly what their rates are.
Today, I would like to look at how to successfully convey your rates to clients and how to develop a strategy to know how and when to raise your rates. Oh and don’t miss the FREE DOWNLOAD![Read more…] about How to set your childcare rates & when to raise them, Part 2
Enrollment is something that is constantly on a child care provider’s mind. Of course, you need children to enroll in your program, but if you do not consider what you will charge, even if all your enrollment spots are filled you still may not bring in enough income to make your business viable. It is absolutely imperative to know how to set your childcare rates and when to raise them.
Today, I want to talk to you about why it is important for a child care provider to consider how they will set their rates and why they should charge that. Then, because this can be such a make or break issue, I will continue the discussion addressing how to successfully (and professionally) convey your rate policy to your potential clients as well as how and when to raise your rates in Part 2.[Read more…] about How to set your childcare rates & when to raise them, Part 1
Today is a crazy day in LA. All of the LAUSD schools are closed related to “credible threat”. To my knowledge, this has never happened before. I saw this on the news when I woke up this morning and immediately started thinking of what the parents were going to do if they were not able to take off work today.[Read more…] about Drop-In/Back-Up Childcare
Deciding which services to offer your childcare clients can seem simple, full and or part-time right?
Well, that’s not how the superstores do it. They offer many more products than small boutiques and bring in more clients simply because they have more. Likewise, you may find having more services to offer your clients can lead to more childcare enrollment.
Speaking of which, here’s a list of 10 childcare services I have added to my business over time: Yes, I said ten![Read more…] about 10 Child Care Services You Can Offer