Pro News

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

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, […]

Getting great reviews on Bark is one of the easiest ways to show clients you’re the right pro for them. That’s why we created our brand new Bark Reviews badge. It lets you show off your Bark star rating on your website, and reminds your customers to leave even more great reviews on your Bark profile. […]

We created our new Bark Spotlight to highlight some of our favourite Bark pros to our users, and to help your business connect with even more new customers online. It doesn’t cost a single penny to feature in it – and Spotlight pros will appear prominently on our ‘new look’ category pages (like this one) so they’re one […]

Getting the right kind of publicity is the key to drawing hundreds (or even thousands) of new users, prospects and customers to your business. The biggest companies in the world can spend millions of pounds trying to win positive media coverage, like Oreo did to pull off their “dunk in the dark” stunt during the 2013 Super Bowl […]