Review of 2017

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2017 was quite a year for us. So many accomplishments, start ups, and partnerships have helped us make this website, brand, and community stronger. I did my best to bring content and information to you all and I’m learning more and more as I go. Below you can see our gain of followers from 2016 to 2017. In 2018, I hope to improve these more for all platforms:

2017 2016 Gain
Website Views 35,641 4,430 31,211
Instagram Followers 4,769 3,161 1,608
Facebook Followers 1,249 208 1,041
Twitter Followers 339 250 89
Pinterest Followers 317 262 55
Newsletter Subscribers 354 10 344



I also opened up an Etsy shop in 2017. I learned alot in the first year of business and know how to improve in 2018. I donated a portion of our sales and money raised at fundraiser events to 7 local animal shelters that I personally work with, along with other shelters that I participated in for their events.

In 2016, I raised $645.31 from fundraising events I held.

In 2017, I raised $2,121.81 from portion of sales and fundraising events I held.

In 2018, I hope to raise $3,000 for local animal shelters.



 

I picked the best nine of 2017 below. There were too many things to mention of 2017, but here is what we thought were the best and most favorite moments:

 

1) Adopting Mia from Cleveland Animal Protective League

Check out the blog post: http://doglifeincle.com/meet-mia/

 


 

2) Partnering up with CLE DOG magazine and having a monthly column in the mag!

Check out the blog post: http://doglifeincle.com/rising-star-lakewood/

 


 

3) Many new dog friendly breweries in Cleveland, including Terrestrial Brewing Company!

Check out the blog post: http://doglifeincle.com/terrestrial-brewing-company/

 


 

4) Our favorite fundraiser for Cleveland APL: Cleveland Animals Bar Crawl

Check out the blog post: http://doglifeincle.com/4th-annual-cleveland-animals-bar-crawl

 



 

5) Creating the 2018 Cleveland Dog Calendar! 

Purchase the calendar at www.etsy.com/shop/doglifeincle!

 



 

6) Lakewood Dog Swim was a splash and Mia’s first time swimming! 

Check out the blog post: http://doglifeincle.com/2017-lakewood-dog-swim/

 



 

7) Downtown Cleveland Dog Park meetups! We had fun playing with all our friends including Oakley, Duke and Frank!

Check out the blog post: http://doglifeincle.com/downtown-cleveland-dog-park-july-meetup-with-bella-and-mia/

 



8) LakewoodAlive‘s Spooky Pooch Parade is one of our favorite events and we loved being a sponsor it! 

Check out the blog post: http://doglifeincle.com/10th-annual-spooky-pooch-parade/

 



9) Taking your dog to a Cleveland Monsters game is so much fun! Bella enjoyed another year going to the Pucks n Paws event! 

Check out the blog post: http://doglifeincle.com/pucks-paws-2017

 


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