The UK's largest online meeting place for parents seeking childcare and childcare providers
It's not easy being a parent. Finding a babysitter that is trustworthy, gets on with your brood, and is also free on the right evening can be a real headache. Childcare.co.uk is the largest database of childcare providers in the UK. Visitors can search over 60,000 babysitters to find the right person for their childcare needs. The proof is in the numbers: over 150,000 parents are regular users of the service. Founder Richard Conway launched the business in 2009 and today, the site receives over 500,000 monthly visitors. The business model relies on multiple revenue streams, from standard advertising to subscription fees (the Gold Membership allows users to send private messages). Turnover at the firm is increasing by around 20% month on month and, being a web-based enterprise, profits are juicy with net margins at more than 50%.
- Largest childcare database in the UK
- The domain, childcare.co.uk, is worth its weight in gold
- Fantastic profit margins and exponential growth through web model