How Cat Lovers Can Start A Feline Inspired Business
If you’re a cat fan with a lot of love to give, why not take your feline fondness into the workplace? Starting a purrfect business is simple and there plenty of options available to you. Below I’ve listed a few of the best ways to start a feline inspired business.
Recommended reading: The Right Litter For Your Cat
Turn Your Kitten Into A Social Media Influencer
Micro, macro, real or virtual, influencers are marketing superstars du jour. Brands pay top dollar for social media celebrities and you can get in on the action. How? By making your feline friend into a social media influencer.
Grumpy Cat is the world’s most successful feline influencer. She has a fortune of $99 million, a global following, and her own Wikipedia page. For some top tips on how to make your cat into an influencer, check out the video below:
Open Your Own Cat Cafe
It’s twenty years since the first cat cafe Cat Flower Garden opened in Taipei, Taiwan, in 1998. Today there are cat cafes across the globe, from Mumbai to Seattle. But starting your own isn’t only a way of turning your love of cats into a business, no. It’s also a way to help give abandoned kittens a new home.
America has some delightful cat cafes. Here is a pretty complete list of them.
But my personal favorite is Seattle Meowtropolitan – the Pacific Northwest’s finest cat cafe. They work with the Regional Animal Services of King County (RASKC) to help people adopt a rescue cat. Seattle Meowtropolitan is open from 9am to 6pm and offer four services:
They also have their own ecommerce store (more below on this) where you can buy a range of cat goodies. For some top tips on how to open your own cat cafe, watch the guide below:
Start A Purrfect Online Seattle Business
There are over one million ecommerce in North America alone and it’s simple for you to start your own.
The first step is to have a good idea – a niche for your business. This article has some great suggestions to inspire you. Once you’ve decided what your business will be, all you need is the will to make it a reality.
The most popular way to start an online business is to build one from scratch. There are many great ecommerce platforms but my favorite is WooCommerce. It’s a plugin for WordPress and is super easy to use. Another way is to buy a company that’s already making money. You could look at the businesses for sale inspired by cats. Once you’ve bought one you can either keep it as it is, or add your own kitty twist.
For a detailed run-through of how to start a purrfect online business, have a look at the video underneath. It explains how you can start an online business in only one week:
Making money from your passions is the dream. For cat lovers like you and me it’s simple to make our dream a reality. All you need to do is pick on of the ideas from this article and get started!
Guest post contributed by Patrick Foster
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