Sitter Pals {Giveaway} (CLOSED)

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Maybe you have a great sitter, or are looking for the perfect sitter for your family. Or maybe you have a steady sitter, but would like to find a reliable  back up for when your regular sitter isn’t available. If you are like me, you would have no idea how to even begin to find a great sitter, let alone one that comes with recommendations from friends or that is available on a (few) moments notice.

Sitter Pals is the answer! A fantastic new site that connects families and sitters in a whole new way. It is a social network for you, your friends and all of your sitters!

It is very simple to sign up, and even easier to invite your friends to join. Before you know it you will be on your way to building your own network of friends that can recommend great baby sitters, and in turn, meeting a community full of sitters that are excited to meet you and your kids.

The benefits are not only for the parents. Sitter are able to join and build their own networks – allowing them to meet new families to sit for, and set their own schedules/availability. It takes the hard work out of finding a sitting job, and allows the sitter to connect with many families very easily.

How does Sitter Pals work?

For Parents:

You already have a network of trusted friends. Now you can bring your friends to Sitter Pals and build your network of trusted sitters too!

1. Register as a Parent
2. Invite Your Sitters You Know and Trust
3. Invite Your Close Friends to Join Your Network
4. Share Sitters with Your Close Friends
5. Search and Book Online

By having access to a network of trusted sitters, you also save valuable time and frustration! Forget playing phone tag. Within minutes of a job post, you will know if there are any available sitters in your Pals and Pal of Pals networks. When a match is made, you decide if the job is booked automatically or if you would like to review your Sitter Pals applicants.
For Sitters:

Share Sitter Pals with families you already work for and grow your business working for their friends also in your trusted Pals and Pal of Pals Networks. Receive job posts only for the times you want to work. You can work as much or as little as you want!

1.  Register as a Sitter
2.  Set Your Schedule
3.  Invite Parents You Know and Trust
4.  Build and Grow Your Business Online

Plus, you don’t have to worry about playing phone tag with parents. Sitter pals handles all you communications and bookings through your email!

It is completely free to join as a parent and as a sitter. You will love this valuable resource that takes the agony out of finding a great sitter in advance for a planned event or in a pinch last minute. Plus, you cannot beat the fact that all the work is done for you, and you can decided to manually approve a booking or to set it up to automatically book it. There is no more tracking down a phone number, playing phone tag, and waiting for a call back. How much easier can it get??!

I have a hard time letting other people watch my kids. I have to know you, or you must come highly recommended from a close friend or family member. Very few people have ever watched my children, and I (personally) like it that way. With that being said, there is something very appealing about a nice, relaxing dinner for two! I really like that all the sitters you are connecting with on Sitter Pals are also being used by your close friends. You really know that you are getting a great person to watch your kids because you can ask a trusted friend about them.


Sitter Pals is giving ONE lucky MomVantage reader a $50 gift card to Outback Steakhouse!!


Leave me a comment telling me how you found your FAVORITE sitter! Is it a family member, or a friends (or their child), did you run an ad, or was your sitter recommended by a friend?

This is a mandatory entry and MUST be completed before any bonus entries will count.


1.) Follow the blog publicly with Google Friend Connect

2.) “Like” MomVantage on Facebook

3.) “Like” SitterPals on Facebook

4.) Follow MomVantage with NetworkedBlogs

5.) Follow @sitterpals on Twitter

6.) Follow @MomVantage on Twitter

7.) Tweet about this giveaway (2x per day – at least 1 hour apart. Leave one comment with link per tweet.)

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8.) Subscribe to this blog with e-mail. You must confirm your subscription.

9.)  Enter one of my other giveaways! Leave a comment for each giveaway you enter – make sure you tell me which one you entered! :)

10.) Post about this giveaway on Facebook! Leave a link to your facebook status in your comment.

11.) Vote for MomVantage on Picket Fence Blogs. 1 time per day.

You must leave one comment per entry. No bonus entries will count until the mandatory entry is done. When “liking” a facebook page, please use your personal page and not your fan page (although you are welcome to “like” with both, only your personal page with count!)

This giveaway is open to US residents 18 and older and will close

June 13, 2011 at 11:59 pm EST.

The winner will be chosen using the WordPress plugin “And The Winner Is…” and contacted through e-mail. Winner will have 48 hours to respond to the e-mail or a new winner will be chosen.

Good Luck!

This giveaway is now CLOSED.

The winner is:

Sue E

with her comment:Daily Tweet #2–



This giveaway is sponsored by No compensation was received for this post. All opinions expressed are my own and 100% honest.




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  1. 701
    Donna B. says:
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    Janice Cooper says:
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    Michelle M says:

    Grandma has always been available when asked to babysit.

  4. 704
    Mari says:
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    Mari says:

    6-13 voted

  6. 706
    Mari says:

    follow via google friend connect

  7. 707
    Mari says:

    twitter follower (LuckyDuckyToo)

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    Mari says:

    SP twitter follower (LuckyDuckyToo)

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    Mari says:

    SP FB fan (Mari Doug)

  10. 710
    Mari says:

    MV FB fan (Mari Doug)

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    Mari says:

    Follow @sitterpals on Twitter (LuckyDuckyToo)

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    Mari says:

    Follow @MomVantage on Twitter (LuckyDuckyToo)

  13. 713
    R Hicks says:

    Our sitter is a neighbor whom we know very well

    ardy22 at earthlink dot net

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    R Hicks says:

    follow gfc
    ardy22 at earthlink dot net

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    Tabathia B says:
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    Sue E says:

    Daily Tweet #2–

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    R Hicks says:

    liked you fb
    rich hicks
    ardy22 at earthlink dot net

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    R Hicks says:

    liked them fb
    rich hicks
    ardy22 at earthlink dot net

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    R Hicks says:

    follow you networked blogs
    rich hicks
    ardy22 at earthlink dot net

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    R Hicks says:

    follow you twitter
    ardy22 at earthlink dot net

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    R Hicks says:

    follow them twitter
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    R Hicks says:


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    R Hicks says:

    SUBSCRIBE to you via email
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    R Hicks says:

    vote picket fence
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    R Hicks says:

    shared fb
    rich hicks
    ardy22 at earthlink dot net

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    abitnerdy says:
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    abitnerdy says:

    I voted via Picket Fence :) 6/13

  28. 728
    Sand says:

    My mom and sister have been my favorite sitters. :)

  29. 729
    Chrysa says:

    We use family for sitters.

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    Chrysa says:

    I’m following you on Twitter (I’m @LuckyJinxy).

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    Chrysa says:
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    DanV says:

    My favorite sitters are my family and close friends

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    Chrysa says:

    I’m following @sitterpals on Twitter (I’m @LuckyJinxy).

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    DanV says:

    I Follow @sitterpals on Twitter

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    meme says:

    I am very blessed I have a mom, niece and a sister that don’t live far away and they are glad to help me out when I need it.

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    DanV says:

    I Follow @MomVantage on Twitter

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    meme says:

    email subscriber

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    Gianna says:

    Family member, trusted.

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    Gianna says:

    I’m a GFC follower.