Babysitting is one of the oldest jobs for a young teen who wants to earn some money even before she can get a permit to work. For the young entrepreneur, this side business can turn into a moneymaker with the right business plan and marketing strategy. If you know such a person, direct them to this book, “Babysitting 101: How to Start, Run, and market your Own Babysitting Business.”
To take care of children, especially someone else’s takes heart, patience and a particular skillset. If you love kids and don’t mind taking care of them, this manual can get you started on the right track.
Babysitting encompasses more than it did about 40 or 50 years ago. To gain the confidence of potential clients, learn what safety courses to take, what rules to always abide by and how to handle difficult children. If you are sitting for more than one child at a time, learn how to divide your attention. Satisfied clients act as a marketing tool because they will recommend you to their friends. Learn how to get the ball rolling on your new enterprise today.