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Local SEO: Getting Your Child Care Center on the Map

by Blessing Okoro In today’s digital age, having a strong online presence is non-negotiable, especially for child care centers. Parents turn to the internet to find the best options for their children, and your child care center needs to be easily discoverable. One of the most effective ways to improve your visibility is through Local Search Engine Optimization (SEO), particularly by optimizing your Google My Business (GMB) listing. Here’s how you can put your child

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E81 – The Journey to Longevity: Insights from Seasoned Child Care Owners with Frederick and Michelle Wright

Have you ever wondered what it takes to build a thriving child care business that stands the test of time? Then be sure to listen to Episode 81 of the Child Care Genius podcast, as we wrap out Black History Month with Frederick and Michelle Wright, a powerhouse couple who have been in the child care business for almost 30 years and are two of our esteemed coaching clients. Tune in as we explore Frederick

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E80 – Partnering for Impact: Child Care Owners’ Community Vision with Tina and Jeff Banks

Welcome to Episode 80 of the Child Care Genius Podcast! Carol and I are thrilled to bring you another inspiring episode. This month, in honor of Black History Month, we’re shining a spotlight on extraordinary African American child care owners who are making waves in the industry. And today, we have a real treat for you as we introduce Jeff and Tina Banks, a dynamic couple from sunny Statesboro, Georgia. In this episode, you’ll hear

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E79 – Transforming Early Education: The Power of Innovative Programs with Monica and Cleveland Howard

Get ready to immerse yourself in another compelling episode of the Child Care Genius Podcast! In episode 79, Carol and I are honored to continue our Black History Month edition by featuring Cleveland and Monica Howard, the visionary minds behind the Sunshine Schools of North Carolina. Throughout February, we’re shining a spotlight on four African American owners who have made history in their markets and are doing incredible things. Cleveland and Monica share their inspiring

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E78 – Couples in Child Care: Strategies for Joint Success and Growth with William and Vaudrien Ray

Episode 78 of the Child Care Genius podcast is here, and I’m flying solo for this special Black History Month edition. Throughout February we’re highlighting four African American owners that have made history in their markets and are doing incredible things. Today, join me as we sit down with the dynamic duo, William and Vaudrien Ray, owners of Ruby’s Academy in South Carolina.  In this episode, we explore the journey of William and Vaudrien in

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E77 – Rising Above: A Child Care Owner’s Tale of Resilience and Prosperity with Kym Pomares

Welcome to a transformative episode of the Child Care Genius podcast! In this edition, Sindye Alexander steps in for Brian and Carol, who are currently living their best genius life in their “Southern office” in the Caribbean. They work hard to play harder, exemplifying what Child Care Genius is all about—having processes and a leadership team in place so you can step away, knowing your business functions smoothly. Join us as we delve into the

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E76 – Innovative Strategies for Staff Training: A Deep Dive with a Child Care Leader with Elissa Woodle

Welcome to episode 76 of the Child Care Genius podcast, with guest host, Sindye Alexander. Today, she has the pleasure of steering the ship while Brian and Carol are living their best genius life on a Caribbean break. Elissa Woodle, a dedicated child care business owner and one of our esteemed CCGU coaches is our guest. Together, we dive into Elissa’s journey, insights, and the ever-evolving landscape of the child care industry. Elissa, the proud

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E75 – Child Care Evolution: From Home Provider to Multi-Site Mastery with Christine McNally

Welcome to Episode 75 of the Child Care Genius podcast! In today’s discussion, we’re thrilled to have Christine McNally, a seasoned child care veteran and multi-center owner from Reno, Nevada, sharing her journey.  Ever wondered about transitioning from an in-home daycare provider to a multi-site owner and what it takes? Christine’s got the insights you’ve been curious about, drawing from her experience that spans over 26 years. Tune in to hear how she’s navigated the

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E74 – Succeeding in the Ever-Changing Child Care Landscape with Lisa Giancarli

We welcome you to episode 74 of the Child Care Genius Podcast, where we’re diving into a brand-new year and its unique challenges. Today, we’re joined by Lisa Giancarli, a seasoned child care business owner from central New Jersey and CCGU Professor, offering a fascinating glimpse into her journey within the industry. In this episode, Carol and I find ourselves recording in an unusual setting, dealing with the nuances of beginning the year with a

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E73 – Mastering Systems and Policies: Leadership Insights for Child Care Owners with Joy Maxwell

Happy New Year! Welcome to Episode 73 of the Child Care Genius Podcast, where Carol and I, are diving headfirst into the boundless opportunities of 2024. This time of year is special for us as we take the time to write down our resolutions and sketch out our business goals for the year ahead. In today’s episode, amidst the exhilarating start to the year, we share a story of resilience—a recent challenge where one of

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E72 – Navigating Change: A Tale of Transition into Child Care Leadership with Michael Braswell

Welcome to episode 72 of the Child Care Genius Podcast! On the podcast today, Carol and I are thrilled to have Michael Braswell as our guest. Michael is a child care center owner in the San Antonio, Texas area. Now, Michael’s not just any guest; he’s recently landed a fantastic role at Child Care Genius University as the VP of Business Development and Coaching.  We’ve known each other for years, connected through his mother, whom

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E71 – Charting Success: A Year-End Review for Child Care Owners with Brian Duprey

Welcome to episode 71 of the Child Care Genius podcast! I’m flying solo today. It’s almost the end of 2023, which is a perfect time to review how things went with your business this year. In the podcast, I’m diving into an essential topic for child care business owners – the end-of-year wrap-up. I encourage you to reflect on your 2023 journey – the wins, turnovers, and those lessons learned. I also strongly recommend you

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E70 – Beyond Tradition: Building a Unique Child Care Model with Family with Andrea Wortman and Kate Fifield

Have you ever entertained the idea of working with a family member in your child care business but are uncertain how it would work out? Join us today for episode 70 of the Child Care Genius podcast! We’ve got a dynamic duo on the show—Andrea Wortman and Kate Fifield. They are a mother-daughter team but they make sure to keep their relationship strictly professional at work. These two powerhouses run an incredible child care program in

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Childcare Business Expansion

Cultivating Growth – Dispelling 9 Myths About Child Care Business Expansion

Expanding a child care business is a bold step toward growth and impact, yet it’s often impeded by myths and misconceptions that cloud the path forward. By unraveling these myths and addressing underlying fears, you can create a roadmap for successful expansion, providing quality care to more families. Myth #1: “Everything Has to Be Perfect Before You Can Begin Expanding Your Child Care Business” The idea that everything must align flawlessly before expanding often traps

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Tax Optimization Tactics for Childcare Business Owners with Darren Hall

E69 – Tax Optimization Tactics for Child Care Business Owners with Darren Hall

Welcome to the Child Care Genius podcast episode 69! As we approach the end of 2023, it’s the perfect time to dive into the world of taxes with Darren Hall, our trusted CPA and tax expert. Get ready for an insightful session that may have you rethinking your tax strategies for 2024. Darren brings his wealth of wisdom to the table, offering clever advice for optimizing your taxes in the upcoming year. Curious about what

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A Male Leader in Child Care

E68 – The Unconventional Journey: A Male Leader in Child Care with Brian and Carol Duprey

Welcome to episode 68 of the Child Care Genius Podcast! We’re excited to share some fantastic news! Tickets for the upcoming Child Care Genius Live Conference in Las Vegas from April 14th-16th, 2024 are now available at a special Black Friday rate. But hurry, this offer won’t last long—visit childcaregenius.com for more details! This month, our podcast is highlighting a special series focusing on men in child care. In today’s episode, unforeseen circumstances have led

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The Unconventional Journey: A Male Leader in Child Care

E67 – Trailblazing in Tenderness: A Male Perspective on Franchise Success in Child Care with Michael Smith

Have you ever been curious about launching a franchised child care center and how it differs from creating a business from scratch? If so, you’ll definitely want to tune in to today’s podcast! We’re thrilled to introduce you to Michael Smith, the owner of Kids R Kids Prairie Hills in Sioux Falls, South Dakota. As part of our men in child care month series, we’re shining a spotlight on dedicated men like Michael who are

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Constructing a Franchise Child Care Center

E66 – From Blueprint to Reality: Constructing a Franchise Child Care Center with Jagadeesh Putchala

Welcome to the Child Care Genius Podcast 66, where this month we are spotlighting men in the child care industry. In this episode, we had the pleasure of chatting with Jagadeesh Putchala, the owner of Children’s Lighthouse of Chantilly, located in scenic Loudoun County, Virginia. Tune in as Jagadeesh shares his journey into the child care business, a path less traveled by men in the industry. With a passion for providing a nurturing environment for

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Affordable Digital Marketing Strategies for your Child Care Business

Affordable Digital Marketing Strategies for Child Care Businesses

In the competitive realm of child care, standing out doesn’t have to mean overspending on marketing. With the right budget-friendly digital marketing strategies, you can attract new clients and retain current ones without stretching your finances. Let’s explore how you can maximize your online presence effectively. Understanding Your Audience: The First Step to Cost-Effective Marketing Before you spend a penny, know who you’re trying to reach. Are you targeting working parents, single parents, or parents

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Remote Childcare Ownership

E65 – Beyond Gender Roles: A Man’s Success Story in Remote Child Care Ownership with Darren Jones

Welcome to episode 65 of the Child Care Genius Podcast! This month we are spotlighting men in child care. Today, we’re thrilled to introduce Darren Jones, a remarkable child care owner with a unique perspective. Darren’s venture in the child care business is not only inspiring but also groundbreaking, as he navigates the field as a male owner, defying traditional gender norms. Darren’s story is a testament to his passion for early childhood education. With

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8 Strategies to Build Trust Online for your Child Care Center

8 Strategies to Build Trust Online for Your Child Care Center

Hello, child care providers! In our digital age, having a strong online presence is key to attracting parents looking for the best child care centers. But it’s not just about having a website; it’s about building trust. In this blog post, we’ll walk you through some practical tips to make your child care center’s website a trustworthy and welcoming online hub for parents and guardians. 1. A Website That Feels Like Home Imagine your website

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Our Next Conference

E64 – Child Care Genius Live: Unveiling our Next Conference with Brian and Carol Duprey

Welcome to episode 64 of the Child Care Genius Podcast! We’re thrilled to be back on the podcast together, especially since Carol and I have something incredibly exciting to share! Picture this: the sun-kissed vibes of Las Vegas, a group of passionate child care professionals, and an event that’s set to change the game in our industry. In this episode, I’m giving you an exclusive sneak peek into what awaits you at the Child Care

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Mastering Time Management in the Childcare Industry

E63 – Balancing Act: Mastering Time Management in the Child Care Industry with Brian Duprey

Hello, Child Care Genius community! Join me on Episode 63 of the Child Care Genius podcast; coming to you with a topic that’s near and dear to my heart – time management and delegation. Today, I’m flying solo while Carol is out of town. In this episode, we’ll dive into the intricate world of time management, a struggle faced by child care owners and directors everywhere. One of the crucial aspects I discuss is delegation.

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Prediction for Childcare Success

E62 – Future Vision: Bold Predictions for Child Care Success with Brian Duprey

Welcome to Episode 62 of the Child Care Genius Podcast!  I’m flying solo today as Carol takes a break. In this episode, I take a deep dive into the future, sharing my 2024 predictions on the economic landscape for child care businesses. As professional child care owners, it’s crucial to stay ahead of the curve, and I’m here to provide insights and strategies to help you navigate the upcoming challenges with a positive outlook. We

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The Transformative Power of Ongoing Staff Training

Unlocking Excellence: The Transformative Power of Ongoing Staff Training in Child Care

Hey there, child care business leaders! We know that your deepest aspiration is to provide exceptional care and unforgettable learning experiences for the young minds in your community. To make this vision a reality, you need a team that goes beyond good and becomes truly great. Part of building a great team is making sure that they receive in depth training in many areas of child development and education so they are better equipped to

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E61 Nurturing Workplace Culture in Child Care with Sindye Alexander

E61 – Nurturing Workplace Culture in Child Care with Sindye Alexander

Welcome to episode 61 of the Child Care Genius Podcast! While Brian is away this week, Carol has stepped in to keep the inspiration flowing, all while surprising Brian with this episode. Our guest on the podcast today is the dynamically talented Sindye Alexander of Child Care Genius University. Tune in as Sindye and Carol chat about the recent CCG Leverage conference, where like-minded child care geniuses gathered to share insights, network, and spark new

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E60 - Unlocking Success: The Power of One-on-One Coaching with Brian and Carol Duprey

E60 – Unlocking Success: The Power of One-on-One Coaching with Brian and Carol Duprey

Welcome to episode 60! Carol and I just returned from our Leverage Conference in Jamaica, relaxed, sporting tans, and more eager than ever to work with our clients. Now, for those of you tuning in, you might not be aware of this, but our conferences are a bit different—no sales pitches, no endless product promotions. But today, well, today is a bit of an exception. While our time in Jamaica was a blast, today, we

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Navagating the Childcare Business

E59 – Resilience and Adaptability: Navigating the Child Care Business with Angie Phay

Welcome to episode 59 of the Child Care Genius Podcast! Our guest, Angie Phay, is a remarkable entrepreneur who found herself in the child care field quite unexpectedly. Angie’s story is a testament to the twists and turns life can take, and it’s a must-listen for anyone in the child care industry. Despite never intending to work with children due to her childhood experiences, she eventually discovered her calling. Starting with a child care center

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Unlocking Financial Success in Child Care

E58 – Unlocking Financial Success in Childcare: Expert Insights from Industry Veterans with Kym Pomares

Welcome to episode 58 of the Child Care Genius Podcast, where we’ve got a surprise guest host! CCGU Professor Kym Pomares, joins coach Brian Duprey in beautiful central Maine where they discuss Kym’s incredible 30 year journey of starting and running a preschool to selling it after three decades. Kym shares how she navigated and overcame several financial hardships and how coaching helped turn it into a thriving business, allowing her to exit her business

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Navagating the Childcare Business from Afar

E57 – Remote Control: Navigating Childcare Ownership from Afar with Lena Perez

Welcome to episode 57 of the Child Care Genius Podcast! Today we are chatting with Lena Perez, a child care business owner based in Dallas-Fort Worth, Texas area. We’ve had the pleasure of coaching Lena throughout her latest child care endeavors and could not be prouder of her success. Lena’s unique story revolves around being a remote owner with centers in Oregon. Yes, you heard it right – she manages child care centers from a

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