Interested in starting your own entrepreneurial journey in dog coaching, but not sure what to expect? Then read up on our interview with Rich Simmons, owner, and head trainer of Misguided Mutts, from Oxford, PA, USA.
What's your business, and who are your customers?
We are a dog training business looking to help with basic obedience and challenging issues over the scope of the basics.
Tell us about yourself
We started in late 2011 as a side job. We enjoyed working with people and their dogs, which accelerated to a full-time business. We are motivated by people trying to create a better relationship between them and their canines.
What's your biggest accomplishment as a business owner?
Starting part-time and replacing my old 9 to 5 job training full-time. We have been full-time for over six years.
What's one of the hardest things that come with being a business owner?
Being a first-time business owner keeping up with Taxes.
What are the top tips you'd give to anyone looking to start, run and grow a business today?
A. Great Customer Service.
B. Never be late.
C. Get a good web developer to build your SEO.
Where can people find you and your business?
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