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When Recruiting is a Challenge, Retention is Critical

It’s not just you. Employers everywhere are having difficulty recruiting hourly, entry-level and mid-level positions despite the high percentage of unemployment. Before the pandemic, the hourly workforce was vast, making turnover easier to manage. Employers are now unable to fill [...]

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How To Reward Your Employees During The Holidays

The holidays are a joyous and special time of year. There are celebrations of all kinds for many individuals. And with the holidays, come busy schedules. Work remains busy, while your employees’ personal schedules tend to become busier. During [...]

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Business Planning for 2022

It’s no secret that the last few years have been unprecedented and challenging for everyone and every business. When the world changed due to the COVID-19 pandemic, companies were forced to rethink how they operate. And they’ve had to [...]

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Preparing Your Business for the Holidays

The holiday season is approaching­, which means it’s your business’ time to shine. Consumers will soon be occupied with holiday shopping and making arrangements for their holiday plans. This is where your business comes in. Get in front of [...]

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Knowledge is Power

Knowledge sharing within an organization has significant benefits, but it does not always happen. It takes the leaders of any team to foster a collaborative environment, but that can be a challenge despite knowing the advantages. Here are some things [...]

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4 Questions to Ask Before Diversifying a Business

Diversification is a great way to catapult your existing business. The decision on which business opportunity to grab onto, however, can be tough. As you narrow down a shortlist of contenders for your business opportunities, you get into the deep [...]

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3 Benefits of Regular Check-Ins with Employees

For many years it has been standard for employers to hold annual employee reviews for their staff. While annual reviews provide a space to discuss workplace goals and career pathing, it’s crucial to also touch base throughout the year. [...]

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The Labor Challenge Continues to be Challenging

A shortage of quality labor continues to be the leading challenge for outdoor service businesses.  It’s not just finding the most qualified person for the job, but also retaining them in such a competitive environment. According to Lawn & Landscape, a magazine focused on outdoor [...]

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Home Surveillance and Customer Communication

As a business owner in the pet industry, you’ve likely spent countless hours working on and thinking about ways to maintain your customer satisfaction. As business evolves, it is necessary to gauge what is needed and change accordingly.  If [...]

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The Benefits of Diversification

Just like in your investment portfolio, diversification is important for your business too. Before we dive right into the ways you can diversify your business, let’s define what diversification really is. In terms of investing, diversification means ensuring that you spread your capital amongst different [...]

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New Business Owner in Shawnee Mission: Andy Wiltz

Pet Butler is pleased to announce its newest Business Owner in Overland Park, Kansas, Andy Wiltz.  After studying Entrepreneurship in College and then experiencing life in the corporate world, Andy realized it was time to go into business on his own.  He was quick [...]

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Should Your Business Be Offering More To Your Customers?

As a business owner, many questions and concerns might be going through your head daily. One of those universal questions might be, “Should I be offering more services to my customers?” And the answer is, in most cases, yes. Adding more services to your arsenal of offerings [...]

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Cesar Jimenez - Pet Butler Business Owner

Welcome New Pet Butler Business Owner Cesar Jimenez

Pet Butler, a business that serves pets and their people, announced that Cesar and Rachel Jimenez have been awarded two territories following a resale from an existing Phoenix and Scottsdale, AZ multi-unit owner. The new management took over operations in May after [...]

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Business Goal Setting

Did You Achieve Your 1st Quarter Goals? 

Is anyone looking at the calendar and scratching their head wondering where the first quarter went? Yes, I am certain it happens to the best of us. Time marches on. We get busy in reactive mode, especially when business [...]

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How Can I Improve My Local Listings? 

As a small service business, your online presence is crucial. Simply showing up at the top of the search page will make a large difference in website traffic, leads, and conversions. The team at Pet Butler is the leading [...]

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The Pet Butler Flex Start Program

Becoming a business owner can seem like quite a risk if you’ve never owned one before. The transition between your current career and your future entrepreneurial dream may appear to be a far leap, but that doesn’t always have [...]

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How Can My Small Business Give Back?

If you are considering a way for your business to give back, you are not alone. Companies across a wide variety of industries and all sizes are looking for ways to support their communities, give back and be more [...]

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Lawn Care Owner’s Diversification Dreams Made Real With Pet Butler

For Ryan Leland, a ‘crazy idea’ turned into a diversification dream. When Ryan was approached about diversifying his lawn care business with a Pet Butler Franchise he said, “For every reason that I joined Spring-Green, I joined Pet Butler.” Supporting his entrepreneurial endeavors, is his wife/business [...]

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How do I create a positive and productive workplace?

Customers are the drivers of your business, but so are your employees. Employees that are satisfied and enjoy coming to work are statically more positive and productive. According to an article by Forbes, highly engaged employees and teams can increase [...]

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Going the Extra Mile For Your Customers

Have you ever experienced a situation where someone went above and beyond for you? Ideally, when it comes to being a consumer, you have probably experienced this a time or two in the past. When it comes to quality [...]

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The Scoop On Pet Waste Removal

 Pet Butler’s very own Jessica and James Friley were featured in the November 2020 issue of Pet Boarding and Day Care. Passionate about dogs and their business, Jessica and James Friley, the owners of Man’s Best Friends Pet Resort in Belton, [...]

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Creating Engaging Content

Creating Engaging Content  

Content is king. This mantra reigns true amongst all industries. Quantity is not enough for content to succeed. They must have strategic quality. What an organization puts out must serve a purpose. Creating engaging content doesn’t have to be a [...]

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Why Invest In A Pet Waste Removal Franchise

Pet Butler has many great reasons as to why you should diversify your business portfolio with us.  From investing in a growing industry to our social mission, we have everything you need to grow a successful and profitable business. [...]

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Helping Your Employees Learn from Each Other

Throughout our lives we continue to learn, whether in school, business, or as a hobby. While we may learn from teachers, mentors, or managers, we can also learn from our peers. How does that work in a business setting? Most [...]

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Work Life Balance

5 Tips to Improve Work Life Balance

Finding the right balance between work and the rest of life can seem like a daunting task. It has become even more challenging as technology has advanced. Between smartphones, tablets and laptops, most of us can do our jobs [...]

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Project Management: 6 Tips to Manage Staff Projects

The biggest resource any business has is its employees. If employees are overworked or overwhelmed they may become disengaged, reducing the benefit of a business’s greatest resource and making it difficult to complete their work. As a result, the business and [...]

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4 Time Management Tips to Help Productivity

Effective time management is important for every business owner to understand and implement to make their business more successful. As a business owner, you want to be more efficient with the work you do so you can be more [...]

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Tips to Manage Your Business’ Online Reputation

Have you ever read an online review before purchasing something? If you are online, you probably have. Those reviews might range from simply a ‘star’ rating, to a few words, to a well-thought out review detailing positives (or negatives) [...]

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3 Reasons to Use Database Marketing In Your Business

Database marketing, or customer relationship management (CRM) as it is also known, uses databases to compile and analyze customer data in order to provide more targeted marketing campaigns to those customers or potential customers who have similar characteristics. Here’s 3 [...]

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9 Tips For Successful Social Media Marketing

Although social media’s main purpose is to connect people with one another, it also gives marketers the opportunity to directly connect with existing and potential customers. More than 9.4 billion dollars was spent on social media advertisements in the [...]

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