Work hard to develop a brand that encompasses your vision, goals and philosophy.
When you want to be the first name every potential new enrolment mentions you need to have a recognisable ‘brand’.
So never, ever feel guilty about thinking in terms of your service being a business.
It can be a great business meeting all of the values you list as important and you are indeed an early childhood professional – but it is still a business.
You can also find the same example in the Business Plan Writer, our free online tool that guides you through the process of starting your business.
Just select “Education/child care/child enrichment” as your industry when you register. Futurpreneur Canada’s Start-Up Program takes your passion and turns it into a reality.
To keep your family day care service or early learning centre viable, enrolments consistent, and at the very top of the ‘services to visit’ list when families and carers begin the important journey of looking for childcare you need to put in place an ongoing marketing strategy that has you regularly standing out from the crowd with a healthy waiting list!
It is becoming increasingly challenging and often frustrating for early childhood educators and services to remain full when more and more centres and home based daycare services flood our communities – especially in smaller regional and rural areas.
Are you a early childhood educator with a passion for working with children?
Do you have a strong interest in maintaining cultural heritage amongst youngsters?