Tips for getting spots near you

So you searched on Sniffspot and you aren't finding enough sniff spots near you. 

Now you can do something about it! It turns out that it’s pretty easy to add sniff spots near you. We put together a list of easy things you can do to get sniff spots near you:

Connect with other Sniffspot community members

Join our Sniffspot Community group to connect with other folks in your area that are working on adding more sniff spots. 

Share about Sniffspot in local Facebook groups

Are you a member of any local Facebook community groups? This is THE best way to connect with prospective hosts. You can very easily make a post in your local Facebook group, something like this:

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Has anyone heard of Sniffspot? Sniffspot lets anyone help dogs and earn side income through offering their yard as a play area for reactive dogs. I really want more sniff spots in the area. Anyone interested in hosting? www.sniffspot.com/host

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Post an ad on Craigslist

Seriously, posting an ad on CL really works. We recommend posting ads in the Pets -> Community section and in the Gigs -> Event Gigs section. It’s most effective to post repeatedly, but make sure to wait 48 hours before posting again. Here is some text for what you can include in the ad:

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Did you know that many dogs can't go to dog parks because they are fearful or they get picked on by other dogs?

Sniffspot is a project to provide private areas for dogs to play.

Sniffspot needs more folks in the area that have yards or land that would be interested in helping reactive dogs by sharing their yards.

In addition to helping reactive dogs, this is a good way to earn passive income. Sniffspot has some hosts earning $1000+ per month.

You can learn more here: www.sniffspot.com/host

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Post on your local sub-Reddit

This is a great way to reach people that are passionate about being involved in your community. If you go on Reddit, search for your local community and you will likely find sub-Reddits related to your community. If there are multiple relevant sub-Reddits we recommend posting in the sub-Reddit with the most subscribers. For instance, Seattle has multiple sub-Reddits (e.g. r/Seattle, r/SeaWA, r/SeattleWA), but r/Seattle has the most subscribers so that would be the best place to post. We recommend posting something like this:

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Has anyone heard of Sniffspot? Sniffspot lets anyone help dogs and earn side income through offering their yard as a play area for reactive dogs. I really want more sniff spots in the area. Anyone interested in hosting? www.sniffspot.com/host

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Post on Nextdoor

Are you a member of Nextdoor? If not, it’s like Facebook, but super strict about locals only. It’s a great place to share the word about Sniffspot. You can post something like this:

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Has anyone heard of Sniffspot? Sniffspot lets anyone help dogs and earn side income through offering their yard as a play area for reactive dogs. I really want more sniff spots in the area. Anyone interested in hosting? www.sniffspot.com/host

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Share our posts on Facebook and Instagram

Sharing posts is a super easy way to spread the word. Make sure to follow us on Facebook and Instagram and whenever you see a great post by us, share it!

Flyer around your community

Print some of our flyers and post them around your neighborhood and/or workplace. Here is our template. Great neighborhood places to post flyers are coffee shops, laundromats, community centers, apartment buildings and other local retail businesses.

Let local veterinarians, trainers and pet professionals know about Sniffspot

Vets, trainers and local pet professionals are a great way to spread word of mouth about Sniffspot. These folks are some of the most connected people in the dog world and they also tend to really appreciate Sniffspot for reducing injuries and reactivity in dogs. You can give these folks flyers that they can share with their community.

Review new sniff spots

If you do see a sniff spot in your area, you can help the community by visiting it and writing a review. Even if the sniff spot isn’t a great fit for you, by reviewing it you will encourage more guests and more hosts to sign up in the area, which will bring on hosts that could be a great fit for you. You can visit any unreviewed sniff spot for FREE (read more here).

Forward our newsletter to your friends

You can help to spread the word by signing up for our newsletter and forward it to your friends. The newsletter sign up is in the footer of this page.

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I really hope that this can help you to get more sniff spots in your area. As always, feel free to reach out with any questions!

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