How would you build your pet sitting business if you were given $1000 to spend?

cash-registerHere’s an interesting ‘What If…’ that should get you thinking in the right direction.

How would you grow your pet sitting business if you were given $1000 to spend?

Where would you invest the money?

Leave your comments/list below…

Here is a short list of possible choices to consider:


  • Logo design
  • Web designer
  • Freelance writer for blog content

Online Advertising

  • Google Adsense (PPC – Pay Per Click)
  • Facebook Ads
  • Banner ads on strategic partner sites

Off line ads

  • Newspaper or magazine print ads
  • Classified ad listing
  • Sponsorships


  • Business cards
  • Fliers
  • Magnets (car magnets, refrigerator…)
  • T-shirts
  • Pens
  • Letter-head
  • Designer
  • Printing
  • Publicist

Pet Business Coaching, Consulting

  • Business evaluation
  • Phone sessions
  • Forms, contracts, agreements

Join Organizations/Affiliations

  • PSI
  • Better Business Bureau
  • Chamber of Commerce
  • Attend Conferences


  • Pet sitter accreditation program
  • Pet CPR training programs

Virtual Assistant

  • Bookkeeper
  • Social networking help

$1000 Cash – Go!

Go with exactly where you are at this moment in your pet sitting business.  The deal is someone handed you a thousand dollars cash that you must spend on your pet sitting business.

Think about what’s worked for you in the past?  What has proved to be a waste of money?  And how would you spend it today?

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