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Bella In Your Business: Pet Industry Business Podcast

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41 Ratings
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Bella is the BEST!

By Make Millions! - Jan 13 2020
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I love listening to Bella’s podcast and learn new things each episode even after having a pet care company over 21 years. Thanks for all the great information, tips, and guests Bella! Keep jumping!

Best Pet Sitting Podcast Ever

By Coach Bella - Apr 27 2017
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I try hard to bring you great guests, thought provoking topics, and energize you!

iTunes Ratings

41 Ratings
Average Ratings
37
1
1
0
2

Bella is the BEST!

By Make Millions! - Jan 13 2020
Read more
I love listening to Bella’s podcast and learn new things each episode even after having a pet care company over 21 years. Thanks for all the great information, tips, and guests Bella! Keep jumping!

Best Pet Sitting Podcast Ever

By Coach Bella - Apr 27 2017
Read more
I try hard to bring you great guests, thought provoking topics, and energize you!
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Bella In Your Business: Pet Industry Business Podcast

Latest release on Jan 23, 2020

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Rank #1: Episode 137: How To Make Better Decisions In Your Business

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With an uncanny knack for connecting quickly with warmth and humor, plus years of practical relevance and experience (ex-Google, ESPN, HubSpot, NextView VC; current founder/show host, Unthinkable Media), Jay Acunzo delivers keynotes that move people to action. Whether it’s with 40 global brand executives, 400 fire chiefs, or 4,000 fired up marketers, Jay challenges others […]

Mar 14 2019

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Rank #2: Episode 138: Profit First With Mike Michalowicz

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Mike is the author of Profit First, Surge, The Pumpkin Plan, and his newest release Clockwork. By his 35th birthday, Mike had founded and sold two companies – one to private equity and another to a Fortune 500. Today he is running his third multi-million dollar venture, Profit First Professionals. Mike is a former small […]

Mar 21 2019

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Rank #3: Episode 44: Why Your Business Needs Pet CPR Training With Cara Armour

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In this episode of “Bella In Your Business”, Bella speaks with Cara Armour, Product Manager and Marketing Manager for ProPetHero, a pet CPR and first aid online training program for pet business owners. In 2003 Cara Armour co-founded Active Paws Inc., in the Boston, MA area. In 2009, Cara won Pet Sitter of the Year. She […]

Apr 27 2017

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Rank #4: Episode 146: All About Lock Boxes For Pet Sitters

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The topic of lock boxes isn’t often talked about in blogs or on podcasts, yet it’s a question that comes up monthly in every Facebook group that I’m in. Today I’m joined by Natasha O’Banion of Walk with Renzo and Ruby, Dana McKellips of Peaceful Pets, and Tiffany Lewis of Pet and Home Care to […]

May 16 2019

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Rank #5: Episode 147: Creating Balance with Work and Life: Myth or Truth?

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Today I want to talk about balance, this mystical creature that everyone thinks exists but doesn’t necessarily exist. While I was preparing for this episode I recalled a video called Everything is Spiritual, in it Rob Bell talks about how perfectly balanced the world is and it’s so interesting to hear how if even one […]

May 23 2019

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Rank #6: Episode 174: Self Care For Pet Sitters Over the Holidays

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Do you think it’s impossible to maintain self-care for pet sitters over the Holidays? Tis’ the season for a booming business, kids asking when Santa will come multiple times a day, family festivities and holiday cheer. Yet, you’re stuck worrying about your business, keeping your head above the water and possibly planning for 2020. Don’t […]

Dec 04 2019

18mins

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Rank #7: Episode 120: Relationship Marketing & Buyer Personas With Jessika Phillips

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Jessika Phillips helps people master Relationship Marketing, Speaker,  as a relationship marketing evangelist she is often sought after for her approach to marketing. She’s the passionate Founder of NOW Marketing Group and host of the largest social media marketing conference in Ohio, Social Media Week Lima as well as the host of a weekly live […]

Nov 01 2018

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Rank #8: Episode 151: BEST OF BELLA: Interview with a Small Business State Auditor

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This episode is part of the “Best of Bella” series. Bella chose this episode with a former state auditor as one of the best, because she loves being able to bring unique experts to you. If you missed this episode the first time around you’ll be pretty surprised by what you hear. Show Highlights Who […]

Jun 20 2019

31mins

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Rank #9: Episode 166: How To Use Email Marketing In Your Pet Sitting Business

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Email marketing is something that a lot of business owners have an adverse reaction to. They think they’re bothering people, no one opens them, and they don’t know what to say. Despite being able to batch them and schedule emails, not many choose this path. But why? In a world where Rover is killing it […]

Oct 03 2019

12mins

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Rank #10: Episode 154: BEST OF BELLA: Customer Experience With Joey Coleman

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Bella chose this episode to be part of the Best Of Bella series because it is with Joey Coleman. She first saw him live at Social Media Marketing World 2017 and his presentation skills blew her out of the water. Without further ado, she wants all of you to experience Joey and his First 100 […]

Jul 11 2019

34mins

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Rank #11: Episode 162: 3 Problems with Marketing Your Pet Business

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I’m coming to you today to talk about how you can solve the three biggest problems you have with marketing your pet business. I’ve found that marketing either comes naturally to you or you despise it. The ones that despise it are left lying awake at night wondering how to bring in more clients that […]

Sep 05 2019

24mins

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Rank #12: Episode 158: BEST OF BELLA: Instagram Secrets For Your Pet Business With Jenn Herman

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Today we are replaying Episode 116 with Jenn Herman as part of the Best of Bella series. Jenn literally wrote the book “Instagram For Business for Dummies” and she is a wealth of knowledge. She is incredibly insightful, she talks fast, drops lots of value bombs, and you are sure to learn stuff from her. […]

Aug 08 2019

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Rank #13: Episode 155: BEST OF BELLA: Navigating Social Media with Mari Smith

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We’re taking it back to episode 93 on this edition of the Best of Bella series, when Bella had the sincere pleasure of interviewing Mari Smith. She knows everything that is going on and she is the nicest, most approachable woman Bella has met in the social media space. They had fun talking about the […]

Jul 18 2019

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Rank #14: Episode 161: Why Rover Is Beating The Professional Pet Sitter

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I wanted to talk about something pretty controversial today. Our listeners are at a myriad of levels in the pet industry from buying multiple businesses all the way to people who are on Rover or Wag and wanting to start their own professional company. I want you to take this message to heart, no longer […]

Aug 29 2019

16mins

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Rank #15: Episode 170: How Your Thoughts Affect Your Business Worth

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A lot of growing up has revolved around knowing your worth and the value of yourself. But, what about knowing the worth of your business? Or how the way you perceive your worth and value affects the way your potential clients see your business? Many times, we don’t recognize how smart we are and therefore, […]

Oct 31 2019

37mins

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Rank #16: Episode 148: What I Would Have Done Differently If I Started My Business Today

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This episode, I want to get into the six things I did wrong when I started my pet business. If you have not been listening since episode 1, I started my pet sitting company in 2002 when I found out I could get paid to sleep with two dogs for my neighbor who traveled four […]

May 30 2019

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Rank #17: Episode 172: How To Build Trust In Your Pet Business On Social Media

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The idea of being human is so obscure when you think of it. Obviously we are all human. However, nowadays it’s becoming more and more necessary to prove that you are human. Especially when it comes to the internet and consistent technological advances. How do we remain human in a fast-paced technological world?  The answer […]

Nov 14 2019

24mins

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Rank #18: Episode 163: How To Get Your Community To Know About Your Pet Sitting Business

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Picture this… there’s a huge gala going on in your community. Everyone is dressed to the nines and it’s a very high ticket event. There are local celebrities there and while at dinner they’re talking about their pets, imagine if your company’s name came up. Here’s another example, you’re in a local Facebook group and […]

Sep 12 2019

20mins

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Rank #19: Episode 156: BEST OF BELLA: Defining Your Brand With Lain Ehmann

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Bella chose episode 56 with Lain Ehmann to be part of the Best of Bella series because it was one of the most downloaded episodes of Bella in Your Business. Bella and Lain dive in deep on branding and how to make your website stand out. They talk about figuring out who you are as […]

Jul 25 2019

29mins

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Rank #20: Episode 168: My Social Media Process & How I Have Learned How To Streamline.

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My social media process is always evolving and it has come a long way. I am constantly evaluating what is working, what isn’t, and where I can streamline my system or create processes. This is necessary for any business owner who is on social media. Depending on the talent you have working for you, the […]

Oct 17 2019

23mins

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Episode 180: How The 90/10 Rule Can Get Your Dog Walking Business Back On Track

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How the 90/10 Rule Can Get Your Dog Walking Business Back On Track Do you feel like content marketing is taking over your business? Like you have to consistently be posting on every social media platform possible and creating all the content you can in order to properly market and grow your business? Don’t stress! […]

Jan 23 2020

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Episode 179: 2020 Predictions in Your Pet Business

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As a coach in the Pet Industry, I have the opportunity to work with pet businesses from all over the world at all different stages of their business. Due to this, I’m able to see trends that spread from the starter businesses to the six-figure businesses and identify what trends are being used to help […]

Jan 16 2020

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Episode 178: How to Get Your Pet Business in the Media

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We talk a lot about social media presence and making your business known on the media. However, we don’t often get the chance to talk about how to get your pet business in the media such as newspapers, magazines or even on TV. To teach us how to get in the media I’ve brought on […]

Jan 09 2020

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Episode 177: Staying Compliant with Staff In Your Pet Business – The Best Kept Resource!

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Today I want to share with you the best-kept resource in staying compliant with staff in your pet business. The Pet Industry Coalition is an organization dedicated to educating and advocating for the regulation and compliance of the Pet Industry. To tell you all about it, I’ve brought on two of the four co-founders, Lauren […]

Jan 02 2020

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Episode 176: Planning for Your Dog Walking Business in 2020

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I know with being six days away from Christmas that planning for your dog walking business in 2020 is probably the last thing on your mind. However, I strategically posted this before Christmas so that you have time to get your thoughts flowing. I want to help you come up with a plan to grow […]

Dec 19 2019

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Episode 175: How Your Pet Business Systems Save Your Profit

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I want you to think of all of your pet business systems. Now, think about a time where maybe you told your staff to do something and gave them all of the direction needed to do it but for some reason, they didn’t do what you wanted them to do. Do you know what caused […]

Dec 12 2019

43mins

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Episode 174: Self Care For Pet Sitters Over the Holidays

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Do you think it’s impossible to maintain self-care for pet sitters over the Holidays? Tis’ the season for a booming business, kids asking when Santa will come multiple times a day, family festivities and holiday cheer. Yet, you’re stuck worrying about your business, keeping your head above the water and possibly planning for 2020. Don’t […]

Dec 04 2019

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Episode 173: Holiday Pet Events You Can Copy in Your Town

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One of the best ways to gain exposure to your pet sitting or dog walking company is to host or participate in a holiday pet event. But oftentimes we have no idea what to do, where to do it, or just feel like it takes way too much energy. When I used to have my […]

Nov 21 2019

10mins

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Episode 172: How To Build Trust In Your Pet Business On Social Media

Podcast cover
Read more
The idea of being human is so obscure when you think of it. Obviously we are all human. However, nowadays it’s becoming more and more necessary to prove that you are human. Especially when it comes to the internet and consistent technological advances. How do we remain human in a fast-paced technological world?  The answer […]

Nov 14 2019

24mins

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Episode 171: Hiring Tips for Finding Staff During the Holidays

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Its that time of the year again! When September/October hit and everything turns into all holidays, all the time. The time when every store is confused about what to celebrate first with multiple isles of Halloween, Thanksgiving and the MASSIVE Christmas section. I think we can all admit that September through December, Holiday preparation takes […]

Nov 07 2019

13mins

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Episode 170: How Your Thoughts Affect Your Business Worth

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Read more
A lot of growing up has revolved around knowing your worth and the value of yourself. But, what about knowing the worth of your business? Or how the way you perceive your worth and value affects the way your potential clients see your business? Many times, we don’t recognize how smart we are and therefore, […]

Oct 31 2019

37mins

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Episode 169: How DIYing Bad Graphics Could Hurt Your Pet Sitting Brand

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Since marketing was invented, the need for graphic design has been ever-growing. However, graphics aren’t used to simply sell your business like they’ve been used in the past, instead, they represent your business. Graphics are the foundation of your brand. They not only represent how you present your company but also whether or not potential […]

Oct 24 2019

30mins

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Episode 168: My Social Media Process & How I Have Learned How To Streamline.

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Read more
My social media process is always evolving and it has come a long way. I am constantly evaluating what is working, what isn’t, and where I can streamline my system or create processes. This is necessary for any business owner who is on social media. Depending on the talent you have working for you, the […]

Oct 17 2019

23mins

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Episode 167: How to Show Up on Social When You Have No Time

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Today, I am going to explain to five strategies to show up on social media when you just feel like you don’t have the time. Let’s face it, I’ve never, ever had anyone come to me and say… “Oh, I have all this time, and I need to do something.” These tips are going to […]

Oct 10 2019

15mins

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Episode 166: How To Use Email Marketing In Your Pet Sitting Business

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Email marketing is something that a lot of business owners have an adverse reaction to. They think they’re bothering people, no one opens them, and they don’t know what to say. Despite being able to batch them and schedule emails, not many choose this path. But why? In a world where Rover is killing it […]

Oct 03 2019

12mins

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Episode 165: Planning Your Business With Yvonne Heimann

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Today I have Yvonne Heimann, a business efficiency coach at Ask Yvi. She supports digital entrepreneurs by building bulletproof businesses that are so efficient they’ll be able to achieve their financial and personal freedom they deserve. Losing her husband to cancer after 2 years of being his caretaker has shown her how important it is […]

Sep 26 2019

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Episode 164: What To Post On Social Media When You Don’t Know What To Say

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People come to me all the time saying that they have no idea what to post on social media. They are staring at the cursor and have no idea what to say. All this pressure is mounting to try and be witty, to be different. If you’ve ever felt this way, don’t worry, you’re not […]

Sep 19 2019

19mins

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Episode 163: How To Get Your Community To Know About Your Pet Sitting Business

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Read more
Picture this… there’s a huge gala going on in your community. Everyone is dressed to the nines and it’s a very high ticket event. There are local celebrities there and while at dinner they’re talking about their pets, imagine if your company’s name came up. Here’s another example, you’re in a local Facebook group and […]

Sep 12 2019

20mins

Play

Episode 162: 3 Problems with Marketing Your Pet Business

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I’m coming to you today to talk about how you can solve the three biggest problems you have with marketing your pet business. I’ve found that marketing either comes naturally to you or you despise it. The ones that despise it are left lying awake at night wondering how to bring in more clients that […]

Sep 05 2019

24mins

Play

Episode 161: Why Rover Is Beating The Professional Pet Sitter

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Read more
I wanted to talk about something pretty controversial today. Our listeners are at a myriad of levels in the pet industry from buying multiple businesses all the way to people who are on Rover or Wag and wanting to start their own professional company. I want you to take this message to heart, no longer […]

Aug 29 2019

16mins

Play

iTunes Ratings

41 Ratings
Average Ratings
37
1
1
0
2

Bella is the BEST!

By Make Millions! - Jan 13 2020
Read more
I love listening to Bella’s podcast and learn new things each episode even after having a pet care company over 21 years. Thanks for all the great information, tips, and guests Bella! Keep jumping!

Best Pet Sitting Podcast Ever

By Coach Bella - Apr 27 2017
Read more
I try hard to bring you great guests, thought provoking topics, and energize you!