We wouldn’t let 2021 slip away without taking a look back at the top webinars of the year, especially when so many have plenty of good information for you to bring with you into 2022!
Our theme was Thrive in 2021. We are so glad that hundreds of you could join us each month to talk about everything from staffing to financial planning to marketing and everything between!
Let’s take a look at our top five webinars of the year. And stay tuned for our 2022 webinar series that will focus on community, culture and potential. We hope you can join us!
#5: Nine Reasons Why Child Care Businesses Are Thriving with Systems for Operations and Management
Your employees come and go, says Andrea Dickerson, founder and chief executive officer of iownadaycare.com. But the systems you put in place stay and will lead to your success.
Making an honest assessment of your roadblocks is key to putting systems in place to keep them from preventing your business from flourishing, and to making you unhappy.
Renew your mind daily, she says, and create a rhythm and flow for your child care business.
Click here to listen to the entire webinar.
#4: Plan More, Worry Less: Financial Planning
Kathy Ligon, founder and chief executive officer of HINGE Early Education Brokers, outlines opportunities that came from 2020 to create a stronger child care company that is poised for future success and growth even better than before.
She delves into topics such as pricing, discounting, expense control, technology and teaming.
Click on this link to view the entire webinar!
#3: Child Care Pricing Myths Shattered: Secrets to Confidently Charging What You’re Worth
Kris Murray, president and founder of The Child Care Success Company, explains how you can gain clarity on your unique value to change the conversation from price to the transformational value you offer.
In this webinar, Kris busts three pricing myths that hold back many child care providers from charging what they’re worth: that people will always choose the lowest price option, that it’s impossible to compete with free and that families will leave if you raise your rates.
Listen to the full webinar here.
#2: How to Stop the Revolving Door of ECE Staff Turnover
Tony D’Agostino, chief executive officer & founder of Inspire! Care 360, describes tactics and strategies on how to better engage your staff, build your culture and optimize your operations.
“Recruiting goes hand in hand with retention,” said Tony.
Culture isn’t one thing — you need to focus on several different elements including establishing your values, creating a sense of belonging, providing health benefits, making staff feel empowered and providing recognition, respect and rewards.
Here’s the link to listen to the entire webinar.
#1: Marketing Your Child Care Center
Lauren Small, owner of Early Education Business Consultants LLC, provides practical and cost-effective strategies you can use to meet your enrollment goals. Every student you get enrolled counts, and the ability to fill those slots depends on how well you market your child care center!
Here is Lauren’s shortlist for areas to focus on:
- Awesome quality service
- Customer service + trained staff
- Curb appeal & first impressions
- Your space & tours
- Branding, logo and signage
- Web presence
- Social media
- Parent engagement systems
- Lead customer relationship management system
Listen to the full webinar here!
How Procare Can Give You a Great Start in the Coming Year!
Procare takes the complexity out of running a child care center with solutions that address every facet of your business, including automated payment processing, ratio tracking, staff management as well as billing and invoicing.
Track each family’s balance including their history of registration fees, tuition charges, family discounts and payments received. Calculate tuition charges, supply and activity fees plus co-payments and family discounts in seconds for easy billing.
You can also simply manage hourly billing, overtime and late pickup fees with ease.
Request a free demo today and ask about our end-of-year pricing!