Archive for August, 2011

SUPPLIER WANTED: Flying Cow Frisbee

Received this message from a pet retailer here in the US.  Can anyone help him out? “Please see if you can source a 100 or more of the Flying Cow Frisbee Dog Toy by Bamboo.  I know that they do not manufacture or sell them here in the US anymore but was hoping to import […]


An Interview with Jeff Ratner of Dave’s Soda & Pet City

Transcript An Interview with Jeff Ratner of Dave’s Soda & Pet City Conducted September 2011 Topic: Is Now a Good Time to Open a Pet Store?   Q: What are the top 3 considerations for opening a retail store?   Dave Ratner:  OK, the number one absolute thing is [with] retail business is location, location, […]


When Selling Online Don’t Scrimp on the Shopping Cart

As we discussed in a previous blog post about whether or not you should sell on line, it’s not for the faint of heart. But after examining all the pros and cons and you’re still interested in making the leap into ecommerce, the one area you don’t want to skimp on is the website’s shopping […]


BlogPaws 2011 Conference

I’m happy to say that I’ll be attending my first BlogPaws conference later this month presenting a workshop on “Email Marketing — the Original Social Media!” I’m not only looking forward to meeting my fellow pet bloggers but also looking forward to learning some new tricks from the many other experts in attendance during the […]