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Old 06-04-2012, 10:37 AM
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Default When To Start Advertising For Fall

Would do you start advertising now for fall spots? I usually only hold a spot 2 weeks but I don't want to wait until middle of August to start advertising. I have three full time spots I'll be filling.

Maybe not charge for holding as long as they are starting early September?
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Old 06-04-2012, 11:36 AM
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I'm going to be filling at least one of the two open spots I will have for fall and I plan to start advertising about mid-late July.
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Old 06-04-2012, 11:42 AM
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Yes, now is a good time to start. Summer is so slow!
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Old 06-04-2012, 01:05 PM
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Now! I dont charge to hold spots this early. Summer is a slow movement time here but its nice to plan ahead!
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Old 06-04-2012, 01:39 PM
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Do you teach a preschool program?

I do at my house and I run it off the typical school year...

I advertise all year long form Jan to July. I take a flat rate deposit of $150.00 to hold the spot for each child. Usually I am booked at the time that I take the interviews, but know that I will have kids go off to Kindy and will have spots open in the fall.

This year I only had one opening for the fall and I have 9 families that want it...... I love it when I have my pick and don't have to go looking....lol

I also do have several add out that run all year long..
Google ads
daycare.com
daycare bear
daycare match
yellow pages
yelp
face book
etc

all of the above where free to list my infor and website.

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Old 06-04-2012, 04:24 PM
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what is daycare bear, daycare match, yelp?
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Old 06-04-2012, 07:57 PM
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yes, I teach a preschool program. Thanks Daycare for the site ideas for ads. I think I will start now.
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what is daycare bear, daycare match, yelp?
http://www.daycarebear.com/

http://www.daycarematch.com/default.asp

http://www.yelp.com/about
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