The importance of leaving reviews: a guide for Sitters

Danielle Petch

There are lots of ingredients in achieving sitter success, from writing a stellar sitter profile to communicating well with your owner. Pet owners are understandably very protective of their furry family members, and while sitters and owners are already bonded by their shared love of pets, a big part of what brings our community together is a mutual sense of trust, honesty and openness — and reviews are just one of the ways to help facilitate this.

So, why are reviews so important?

It helps to build trust and safety within the community

As a platform that’s built on trust, reviews are naturally an important part of this. Your review will help to build trust within the community, as well as help other members to connect and arrange sits safely and successfully.

You’ll be helping other sitters just like you

As well as thanking your owner, by writing a review you’ll be helping other sitters to decide if this sit is right for them. Plus, with our tamper-proof policy, you can rest assured that any review you see from a fellow sitter is 100% genuine and reliable.

Plus, it’ll increase your chances of securing another great sit

You can request a review from your owner which will sit proudly on your profile for other members to see. Having more reviews on your page (alongside writing a great application message) is a great way to increase your chances of securing another great sit.

Need any help?

From how to write the perfect house sitter profile, to the top ten questions to ask before your sit begins, there are lots more tips and advice over on our blog. Explore our Sitters category below, or for anything else, reach out to your friendly Membership Services team.

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