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What to expect when you are expecting…a puppy!

Whether you’re a consumer or a business owner, puppy season is around the corner.  Is your business prepared to make the most out of the upcoming puppy season?  Whether you have a grooming shop, retail pet shop or a combination

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Simple Tricks to Treat Your Business to Increased Halloween Sales

Halloween has become an increasingly important retail holiday.  Last year $310 million was spent on pet costumes alone.  Is your business making the most of Halloween sales opportunities?  Whether you have a grooming shop, retail pet shop or a combination

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Trade Shows and Credit Card Fraud

Credit card companies are cracking down on fraud, and that’s a good thing. Unfortunately, measures to stop fraud may halt your ability to make purchases at a trade show. Trade shows are a great way to see new products, learn new techniques, and get

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Why You Should Be Selling Pet Beds

The phrase “Dog Beds” is a popular search term.  Did you know that (as of April, 2012) there are approximately 246,000 web searches per month for the term “dog beds” in Google? To put that into perspective…there are roughly 240,000

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Nutritious Homemade Dog Treats

Peggy has a fun activity she likes to do when she’s babysitting her neighbor’s three kids…she bakes! Peggy discovered that baking things like cookies or brownies or cupcakes is a great way to keep the three kids busy and out

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Reaching New Customers Through Other Businesses

Two weeks ago, we asked if you might be missing valuable customer information by not building out your customer profile. Last week we expanded on this topic a bit further by discussing how to use your customer profile to guide

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Cross Promoting Your Business

When it comes to promoting your business pet professionals face the same challenges as many other small businesses.  This is especially true when it comes to the marketing and promotion side of the business – often because you must accomplish

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Are You Missing Valuable Customer Information?

Regardless of whether your office is your mobile grooming van, a store front, or your home, you wouldn’t have an office at all if it weren’t for your customers.  But do you really know who they are?  Just knowing they

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Introducing Fiproguard MAX

A little over a year ago, Ryan’s was one of the first companies in the pet industry to start carrying the first generic equivalent to the Frontline flea and tick treatment. This new product was Sentry’s Fiproguard.  Since that time, Fiproguard has

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Who Needs a Nap?

Wouldn’t it be great to be a dog or a cat?!? You get to sleep pretty much all day and just lounge around like royalty…people feeding you and bringing you things to snack on and play with when you’re not

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