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The latest from the Bark Team - updates, tips and case studies to help you grow your business

  We’ve built a brand new Service Areas section for your Bark Profile. Previously you could only add an area based on a fixed radius, we’ve now reviewed and updated the whole section based on your feedback to provide you with the best possible product for you to secure business. Have a look at some […]

We will now be asking all buyer’s for permission to share their email address with you. This means that as well as the phone number you’ll also get the customer’s email address for every Bark you contact. This was one of your most requested features in our customer survey this year, so we’ve decided to […]

We will now be sending a text message to our Buyers when you first respond to them on Bark. Buyers get the SMS alert between 9:00 am and 9:00 pm and will be sent to them as soon as you reply. Start securing new business with this exciting new feature.

Responding to a potential client is an essential part of being a Pro on Bark. We’re always looking for new ways to make this journey as easy as possible for you, so you can secure as much business as possible and continue to grow your business. Our Bark team have created a streamlined new approach to […]

Bark’s new Pro Centre gives you access to wealth of information designed to help you get the most from your Bark account.  Hear from other Bark professionals who have succeeded on Bark, get access to a wealth of help information in the Help Centre, and explore the new Get Hired Guide, where you will find […]

We’re committed to providing our Pros the best experience on Bark, which is why we’re delighted to announce the new “Bark for Professionals” App, available today free for iPhone and Android. We’ve worked hard to include useful features so that you can: 1) Get instant notifications on your phone. 2) Respond immediately on the go. […]

Establishing quickly that you’re the right pro for the job is essential when pitching for business on Bark – and that’s why it’s important to make sure your Bark profile looks as professional as possible. Professionals whose profiles are more than 80% complete get hired 340% more frequently than those who leave theirs just 20% filled […]

You can now quickly filter the requests in your Bark dashboard to find the jobs you want to do the most. Simply use the new search bar at the top of the page in your Requests tab to specify what you’re looking for and find the best customers for your business. You can filter Barks […]

We help tens of thousands of small businesses throughout the UK find new customers every single day – from accountants in Acton, to window cleaners in Wandsworth. But with customers coming to Bark looking for everything from personal trainers to masseurs, wedding planners and more, matching each customer with the right service providers is no small […]

You can now display how many of our users have hired you prominently on your Bark profile. Whenever someone hires you, simply click the new ‘I was hired‘ button next to their Bark in the My Responses section of your dashboard and we’ll automatically add them to your total. Then, when new customers view your profile, […]