Yeah you read that right! Today I’m floating some ideas that you can use in your childcare business for Black Friday next week. Bet you didn’t even think of using Black Friday for childcare huh? Well let’s dive in![Read more…] about Black Friday for Childcare
A problem that many providers may have at one point or another with their business is – What should you do if your childcare competition is less than you are?
If you have dealt with this issue I am sure you must have thought “OH NO! They are probably going to steal all of my clients.”
I’m I, right?
Or maybe you started thinking the only thing that you could possibly do would be to slash your rates.
Well, hold on there!
Before you do that Walmart thing and flip your prices down, let’s take a step back and really take a look at how to handle this issue without devaluing your services or business.
Here are 5 areas to look at to handle what to do when your childcare competition is less than your rates.
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Around this time of the year, I think it is quite normal to start thinking about the coming year. I mean Summer is in the rearview and the holidays are just about on the horizon.
If you are anything like me this is when I start thinking about next year and specifically next year’s enrollment. So today I want to give you some easy ways to boost your childcare enrollment in the coming months and into next year. Boost Childcare Enrollment[Read more…] about Easy Strategies to Boost Childcare Enrollment [INFOGRAPHIC]
As a childcare provider, many of us dream of having childcare parents that are more like a community. We would willingly welcome clients who want to really be a part of our childcare. Parents who think of our childcare as a family. They donate their time or are ready to help whenever needed. Yeah, that would be nice. childcare events
Well, I have found if you build it they will come. If you create something for them to be involved in, many will do just that. What do I mean? There needs to be something to be a part of before people will join. You gotta throw a party before anyone will show up. Makes sense right? So let’s create something. Let’s create an event to remember.
Have you considered offering Daily Notes for your childcare children? Well, years ago before I started my business when I interned at a daycare center, I was introduced to the practice of writing daily notes.
We wrote notes for all of the children in our room. The notes detailed and summarized a child’s day and were provided to the parents at pickup.
The notes also helped the care providers to keep up with many routine tasks. Like when diaper changes where needed or when the next scheduled feeding was for a baby.
Now I will not lie, sometimes it did seem like a lot of work those notes. But the parents really seemed to appreciate knowing what their child’s day had been like at daycare. And, as I said, it did help us keep track of the needs of each individual child.
Yeah, I know what you might be saying, “why are notes important? I already do a lot at the childcare. Why is offering Daily Notes good for my childcare business?”
Well, I’m glad you asked!
Here are some of the reasons why I think Daily Notes are a great thing for a childcare provider to offer.[Read more…] about Daily Notes In Childcare?