Sittercity.com a profitable .Com

October 25, 2006 at 9:39 pm Leave a comment

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Sittercity.com was started by 28 year old Genevieve Thiers in 2001 when she was 23 . The site lets parents serach for and find babysitters. It has about 150,000 registered babysitters inits database . The company charges parents a subcription fee of about $100 a year . According to this article  http://chicagobusiness.com/cgi-bin/news.pl?id=18649 the company brought in $1.1 million dollars and has 10 employees . Also See http://www.benefitnews.com/work/detail.cfm?id=9603

A month-long membership to SitterCity costs $9.99, plus a $39.99 registration fee. An annual membership costs $7.99 per month, with free registration. The fees for babysitting are negotiated between parents and sitters. Sitters register on the site for free.

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