Find OC Babysitters with UrbanSitter
Wednesday January 16, 2013see more by jen
UrbanSitter is a new cutting edge online resource for OC parents to search and find occasional, part-time or full-time babysitters quickly and efficiently.
By creating a platform powered by your social media networks, UrbanSitter searches for Orange County babysitters the friends and people in your circles use and love.
That means you can see the babysitters that have been personally recommended (used and reviewed) by your friends, local parents in your MOMS club, sports team, child’s school, etc.
Tiny Oranges is giving away a $100 UrbanSitter gift certificate compliments of UrbanSitter to one lucky reader to use towards babysitting so get ready to line up a date night or some much-needed mommy time!
We are also offering a $20 off code for the first 50 readers who sign up for UrbanSitter. Details below!
How UrbanSitter Works
Once you log in via Facebook (yes, you do have to have a Facebook account because that is how the magic happens) you can search for sitters by a specific date and time or for a recurring booking. Once you have your date(s) and time set, you can sort the results using filters like background check, hourly rate, experience, reviews, etc.
Once you narrow down your list of sitters, the badges on the sitter’s profile show all sorts of things like whether they have completed a background check, if they accept credit cards, their average response time, how many families have repeatedly booked them and other important information.
If the babysitter has a connection to someone in your social network, there will be a section titled, “You both know.” I think this is absolutely brilliant.
I love how efficient this makes the process – no going back and forth to find a time that works!
You can also use the site to stay organized with handy email reminders and access to your babysitter bookings.
Tech-loving parents will love their free UrbanSitter iPhone app allows you
to access your account and book sitters on-the-go!
But perhaps the most convenient service UrbanSitter offers is the option to pay online via credit card.
The first online transaction is free, others will incur a service fee of $7.50 per transaction.
For now, UrbanSitter is FREE for parents to use and register. I hope you take advantage!
So say good-bye to the days where you had to miss out on things because you couldn’t find a sitter.
Tiny Oranges Exclusive UrbanSitter Discount Code!
The nice folks at UrbanSitter are offering the first 50 readers who sign up for UrbanSitter a $20 credit (Woo hoo! Book your date night for this weekend mamas!) with code 73LPJC8C*.
* Enter code on the Credits page under My Account. Use your credit by 12/31/13 to pay any sitter listed as accepting credit cards.
Hooray! It’s a Tiny Oranges Giveaway!
Enter our Rafflecopter giveaway for a chance to win $100 towards babysitting services ~ good luck!