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To Follow-Up or Not?

A parent looking for child care calls you and after a brief discussion it appears her child may be a good fit for your program. But, she says she needs to think about it and will call you back. But… Read More ›

Do You Need a Business Name?

Over the years an increasing number of child care providers have begun to use a business name. There is no federal or state requirement that family child care providers must create a business name for their business. Names vary from… Read More ›

Using Celebrations to Promote Your Program

Party! Party! Party! That’s one way to describe what family child providers do. Practically every day is a party. You celebrate Father’s Day, Mother’s Day, Big Bird’s birthday, July 4th, children’s birthdays, and so on. Parties and celebrations can also… Read More ›

To Follow-up or Not?

A parent looking for child care calls you and it seems like she will be a good fit for your program. She ends the conversation saying that she will call you back. But the days pass and the parent doesn’t… Read More ›

Are You on “Google My Business”?

Parents with young children today use the Internet to purchase just about everything. That includes child care. If a parent “Googles” your name (business name or not), will they find you? If not, the first step you should take is… Read More ›