View Full Version : business is on the up at last

24-02-2009, 04:13 PM
I got a email from a lady via netmums wanting childcare for her 2 sons aged 7mths & 4yrs, 4yr goes to my daughters preschool so know the family , well she wants 3 days mon, Tue & thurs 8.15am to 3.30pm. late was the weekend at the start of 1/2 term
on Monday last week I got a call from a lady who saw my ad on netmums again wanting childcare for her child starting June, he will be 9months then, doing mon & Tue 7.30am- 5.30pm

I also got a call on my mobile on Fri while I was away wanting chidlcare for her 2 children wanting Mon afternoon & Thur all day

then today I have had a email via netmums for a 8 month old,one day so I said I can do a wed or fri 8.30am- 5.50pm
And a phonecall from a lady wanting mon. Wed & fri mornings for her 15mth old have sadi I can do the wed & fri.- 9.30am-11.30am

I just can't believe it where a few weeks ago things were looking grim


24-02-2009, 04:17 PM
glad to hear you are going to be busy

24-02-2009, 04:27 PM
I am pleased its going well for you. I have always found that it goes in peaks and troughs in terms of new enquiries.

24-02-2009, 04:30 PM
I'm really glad to hear that things are picking up for you :thumbsup:

24-02-2009, 04:31 PM
Glad it has picked up, well done!

24-02-2009, 04:45 PM
It's got a bit like that where I am at the moment. I was struggling but now have work coming out of my ears and I'm still getting loads of phone calls!

24-02-2009, 04:45 PM
Well done, thats great!! Hope you get some contracts signed soon!!! YOu will be full for under 5's surely?!?!?! :clapping: :clapping: :clapping:

24-02-2009, 04:49 PM
Sounds great:clapping:

24-02-2009, 05:05 PM
Fantastic news, glad u getting busy. it gives me hope and to keep trying

Good luck:) :) :) :clapping:

24-02-2009, 05:54 PM
Fantastic - well done.

I too was worried a while ago (about this time last year). It was actually affecting my health where I was so worried about paying the mortgage etc.

Now I am having to recommend other Childminders as I am having tons of phone calls and can't fit them all in.

24-02-2009, 09:18 PM
Brilliant news, well done :clapping:

How does everyone manage numbers/ages etc? As im about to start advertising as i had my pre-reg visit today and she gave me the thumbs up :clapping: