Blogs

  • In Gratitude,my Compatriot

    Posted August 14, 2012 by rubymom

    My phone rang early this morning. "I desperately need my Bichon groomed!". (Great I think, another desparate shavedown) "We just moved here. We usually get her groomed once a month and she's a bit overdue." (Sure you do). Bring her in at 10.   Zoe the Bichon hits the door at 10 am on the dot....

  • Search Engine Optimization (SEO)

    Posted August 5, 2012 by jessedawg

    Search Engine Optimization (SEO)   Being well positioned in an Internet search is critical to the success of your business. How is your business going to thrive if pet owners looking for grooming services can’t find you? If they don’t find you, I guarantee they will find someone ...

  • Super Tip For 2012

    Posted June 20, 2012 by jessedawg

    Super Tip for 2012   Capture a testimonial on video! Many of my customers say the nicest things! Next time you get a compliment, take out your smart phone. Don’t be shy. Go ahead and ask your customer if you can record their comments for an online testimonial. My customer was happy ...

  • Protecting Your Phone

    Posted May 12, 2012 by jessedawg

    Protecting Your Phone   Can you remember life without your Smart Phone? I can’t. Those days have become a distant memory. Today our phones go everywhere; including our grooming shops, mobile vans and trailers. We all know what kind of an environment this is. It could make a Smart Ph...

  • Grooming "Once A Year" and "Twice A Year" Pets

    Posted April 12, 2012 by jessedawg

      There isn’t a pet stylist on the planet that hasn’t been asked to groom a dog or cat that has gone without a good brushing or seen soap and water in six months to a year. These scruffy friends include house pets and working dogs of every size and shape, some as large as a St. Ber...

  • Life With Grooming

    Posted April 12, 2012 by jessedawg

    Life With Grooming   I had a super day grooming six wiggling babies, full of kisses, many of them puppies. When I looked into Annie’s soft brown cavapoo eyes, I knew I had the best job in the world. There is nothing like having your hands on a warm bundle of fur for an hour.   ...

  • “The Times They Are A - Changin” (Bob Dylan)

    Posted April 12, 2012 by jessedawg

    In talking to groomers both at shows and on the Internet, I have had many interesting conversations, covering an array of topics. One theme is clear. Groomers love their jobs. They are passionate about their chosen profession. However, there is one issue that jumps out in neon.  Some groomers a...

  • Depression and how others react

    Posted April 9, 2012 by Wolf-hound

    I've had depression for many years, pretty much since my early teens. Most of my life I was called "moody" or "lazy" whenever I had any episodes of deeper depression. If I said anything about feeling depressed, I'm invariably told something along the lines of "Other people have things really bad" an...

  • How Grooming Has Changed My Life by Ellen Ehrlich/Go Mobile And

    Posted February 18, 2012 by jessedawg

    How Grooming Has Changed My Life   I was a full time Mom when I discovered grooming. I never really thought about what I would do when my three children grew up. My life was busy and full of family activities. I wasn’t looking for anything. Grooming became a part of my life by accident....