ABOUT

MELISSA BREAU

 

Hey there!

My name is Melissa Breau & I’m a Raleigh, NC-based tea-drinker and dog aficionado. If you’re local, let me know—I’d love to grab a drink.

By day, I’m a keyboard junkie and I handle marketing for a local tech consulting firm. By night (and sometimes on the weekend) I run Click and Repeat, which offers digital marketing services for dog people… and, of course, train my own dogs.

Not sure where to go from here? Check out my “Get Started” page or some of my most popular blog posts (below!).

POPULAR POSTS

Podcast: Interviewed on Drinking From the Toilet about Marketing for Dog Trainers!

Podcast: Interviewed on Drinking From the Toilet about Marketing for Dog Trainers!

In a rather dramatic departure from the norm, instead of hosting the Fenzi Dog Sports Podcast (well, in addition to it) this week I was interviewed FOR a podcast — for Drinking from the Toilet with Hannah Branigan!

During our conversation we talk about:

Why should dog trainers bother marketing?
Why talking about marketing makes Hannah feel icky… and what to do about it.
How good marketing is actually a lot like good dog training, and so it’s maybe not so scary…

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Too Many Clients, Not Enough Time?

Too Many Clients, Not Enough Time?

The truth is, having too many clients and not enough time IS a good thing — but it’s also incredibly stressful! You feel rushed and behind, and you begin to worry that the quality of your work is suffering.

And it can lead to burn out big time.

Fortunately, it doesn’t have to be that way. In fact the solution is pretty simple.

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Know Your Criteria for New Clients (Or You’ll Get Clients You Hate)

Know Your Criteria for New Clients (Or You’ll Get Clients You Hate)

You’ve seen it first hand. You start working on a new behavior and initially it looks NOTHING like the final picture. But over time, that glance toward the cone turns into a few steps, then a full wrap, then a full-speed fly as your dog launches themselves out and back.

Well, finding new clients works sort of the same way.

Let me explain.

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