Our Ideal Customer

Family, kid and pet oriented businesses that want to increase their client base and revenue.

About Us

Connecting the parenting community to local family, kid, and pet-oriented businesses and events.

The Family and Pet Guide is a comprehensive online resource guide for families. Our team is comprised of local parents who know the ins and outs of the Tampa Bay Area and Central Florida!

​We reach area families through SEO marketing, social media, our newsletter email blast, and attending and/or sponsoring family, kid, and pet-oriented events.

​Families use The Family and Pet Guide to learn about quality services, products, classes, activities, events, and more for the entire family.

We also provide the advertiser, with the most affordable, state-of-the-art, family-friendly and thorough marketing available.

Advertising / Graphic Design / Website Design / SEO / Directory Listings / GPS Data Service / Social Media / Full Printing / Custom Banners

How We Got Started

The Family and Pet Guide started in 2008 as a neighborhood association newsletter. Within a few months, it turned into a full color 32 page publication with a monthly circulation of 25,000.

We Build Websites

Our goal is to provide awesome & affordable web design to individuals, small businesses and non-profits. We love the little guys, the newbies, the novices… the up-and-comers, the mom and pops and the have nots. We believe beautiful websites can be affordable and accessible to everyone.

Online Directory Submissions

Online directories (think of them like online phonebooks) are a great way to help businesses increase their Internet traffic and improve customer recognition. There are literally hundreds of online directories available on the internet. These directories are designed to help online users locate...
Businesses We Recommend
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Excellent service and good prices.
Top Forum Activity
Lucy McKiddy answered Is Radio Advertising Growing or Declining?
about 2 months ago
Online advertising is growing. Radio is slowing declining due to other listening options (Sirius, Pandora, Bluetooth Connect) but still a good option for right now to reach a large audience. Most... (more)
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Our Team
Lucy McKiddy from Family and Pet Guide
Lucy McKiddy
Owner