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Why Giving to Teams Will Change Your Childcare Business


No matter who you are the act of giving does something extraordinary. This post gives seven ways of considering giving to your team. Giving should be consistent (not just christmas) when done with the right heart, your team will always go that extra mile. Gift vouchers (the safe option) – always a good bet and let’s face it everyone likes…

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Ready, Steady Go! Email Marketing Tips


This week we have put together a bite size list of ‘Ready, Steady, Go’ tips for email marketing to communicate with parents, colleagues and authorities. Please do add to our tips if you have had success with any other tips. #1 Always get permission to communicate to parents and key stakeholders. One of the ways we recommend to early years…

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Tips to Maximize Your Pinterest Marketing


Have you thought about using Pinterest to promote your brand? If you already use Pinterest, are you looking to get more pins and repins? Do you want more traffic? Do you want to see your pins pinned more often? Here are some excellent tips to help engage with parents and those interested in your brand through Pinterest marketing. #1 It makes…

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How newsletters can help you predict the future


As we work with childcare businesses we find those who invest time or resource into the way they communicate and the value of building relationships are embedded into the business. As we know, good communications builds trust and strengthens relationships. However, a childcare business may want to think about a back up plan to ensure that every important person who interacts…

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Social Media – 6 Check Points To Consider


 It’s a must that we are aware of risks in order to protect our identity, when it comes to working in early years so here are some useful tips to share with you. #1  The entire world can potentially see your social media communications; remember it is your responsibility to create a safe place for children and families. #2  Ask…

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Where are the best employees hiding?


The right people can make a huge difference to your business. Having the right team in place is the difference between your business being a constant struggle or being a dream-come-true. But where are the right people hiding? And how can you get them to join your business? Lee O’Neill of Little Bear’s Nursery passes on his advice in this…

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