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Childcare anytime, anywhere made easier with new app - Babysits

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Organising child care anytime, anywhere made easier and more affordable than ever with the new iOS app from Babysits.

Babysits is a community platform connecting parents and babysitters across New Zealand and beyond, with more than 1.4 million users in 35 countries and counting! With 81% of New Zealand adults using a smartphone, apps are becoming increasingly important. This is why, Babysits decided that it was time to break ground with a new app - to support parents and childcare providers with an increasingly useful and transparent service.

"We’ve further changed the user interface and verifications to make finding a babysitter or babysitting job easier and more transparent than ever. We are always working to make the experience of parents and babysitters better! This improved app will help us continue to empower communities around New Zealand and the globe around childcare! " Said Peter van Soldt, founder of Babysits.

Personalize and discover

Babysits has made it simple for parents and babysitters to find each other anytime, anywhere. With the new app, you can take the intuitive Babysits platform on the go, in a form optimised for seamless search, filtering, contact, and appointment planning on the iPhone. Additionally, the new app makes it simple to get started, applying in-app purchase capability for subscriptions, as well as an integrated messaging system and appointment planner. With these functions and more, you can quickly make the right child care decisions for you.

Some key features include:

Search before you sign up - Plan appointments

Read reviews and references - Always free for babysitters, affordable for parents

Benefit from a secure messaging system - Set your own rates and schedule

Get directly in contact via push notifications - Read tips for parents and babysitters

Safety and Security is Priority

Hundreds of thousands of families across Australia rely on babysitters and these parents are increasingly taking their search for babysitters online. This is because, this way they can find and screen many more candidates for babysitting that they may not be aware of in their neighbourhood otherwise. With respect to this, online safety has become increasingly important and measures need to be taken to ensure this. This is why transparency and security are priorities of the new Babysits app. The new functions of the app are:

Verification of Social Media profiles - Mandatory Profile Photos

Sign in via Google and Facebook - Profile videos

Extra profile visibility settings

Find the perfect match for you!

Babysits helps babysitters and parents by offering flexibility, freedom, and opportunity. If you’ve found a good match, you can also use the new "heart" function to save specific profiles in your favourites list. The new app also includes the parents-help-parents feature, which helps connect parents seeking childcare with other parents so that they can save on expenses by sharing childcare duties. With a community of over 10,000 members across New Zealand, Babysits makes it easy to coordinate childcare in your neighbourhood.

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