Practitioner Resources

Practitioner Resources: Why You Sometimes Need to Sack a Client

Apr 03, 2013

Getting rid of clients can be a really hard idea to come to terms with, especially when you are in the building stage of creating your business. But clients that you dislike working with; the ones where you dread seeing their name in your appointment...

Practitoner Resources: Following Up with Clients

Mar 08, 2013

Natural therapists, and in fact most hands-on practitioners whether they be a personal trainer or a doctor, spend a lot of time finding out information from new clients. We have them fill in multiple forms and then spend the first part of their consultation...

Practitioner Resources: Embrace Technology and Build Your Natural Therapy Business

Mar 06, 2013

For most practitioners, technology feels at odds with their core business of healing and helping people.However, times are changing and the majority of the world is moving into a more technologically based way of life and if we, as practitioners, don’t...

What Does Your Voicemail Say About Your Business?

Feb 20, 2013

So much of life is about perception, so what does your voicemail say about your business?Making your voicemail as professional and easy to use as possible is just good business sense. Why would your clients bother listening to an unprofessional message...

Setting Up a Natural Therapy Business

Jan 30, 2013

Setting up a new business is an exciting and often overwhelming time. There are lots of decisions to be made and in amongst all the enthusiasm, activity and choices; it can be easy to make a few mistakes. Common Mistakes and How to Avoid Them In the...

How Much to Charge?

Dec 13, 2012

Why is it so hard to ask the price you are worth? The answer to this question is because most natural therapists don't know how much they are worth, not just in financial terms but in what they deliver to their clients.Value = self esteem. Take a look...

Why Study Business Courses Online?

Oct 10, 2012

As a natural health practitioner, your days are no doubt filled with consultations, administrative tasks and many other duties. The question is: how do you find time to build your practice and develop crucial business skills? An online business course...

Studying Business, Management and Marketing

Oct 08, 2012

Wouldn’t it be grand if you could set up your natural health practice and not have to worry about finding and keeping clients, invoicing and marketing? While that sounds like every practitioner’s dream, the reality is that building a successful...

Natural Therapy Pages Marketing Tips: A Quality Response to your Enquiries

Oct 14, 2011

Hi I’m Gene Franks, Marketing Manager at ntpages and today I’ll be chatting with you about providing a quality response to your enquiries. Just as it’s important to respond to your enquiries in a timely manner, it’s critical to use this communication...

Calling All Massage Therapists for Volunteer Work

Sep 09, 2011

Have you considered using your skills as a massage therapist to volunteer for a cause? Can Too a non profit dedicated to matching fitness with charitable causes, can help to facilitate this. As a volunteer, you will be providing much needed relief...

Natural Therapy Pages Marketing Tips: Responding to Enquiries in a Timely Manner

Sep 06, 2011

How frustrating is it when a business fails to return your call or takes an age to respond to an enquiry you have made online? Most of us will make a (negative) mental note and move on to an alternative service. As a business, making that initial connection...

Sore Hand Remedies for Massage Therapists

Aug 22, 2011

Massage therapists are used to easing out the aches, pains, tensions and stiffness from their clients’ bodies. But with all that kneading, pressure and stroking, it’s often the massage therapists themselves who need treatment. The hands are a massage...

Indigenous Health Concerns

May 19, 2011

“To us, health is about so much more than simply not being sick. It's about getting a balance between physical, mental, emotional, cultural and spiritual health. Health and healing are interwoven, which means that one can't be separated from the other.” Dr...

Developing a Sustainable Healthcare System

May 18, 2011

Modern healthcare systems are increasingly being challenged by a range of factors which impact on their ongoing sustainability, and can be defined by increasing demand and diminishing resources. For a health system to be truly sustainable it needs...

Types of Volunteer Work

Apr 08, 2011

Volunteer work can be a great way to help others and help yourself at the same time. While it can be tremendously rewarding for everyone involved, volunteering does require commitment and responsibility. Before you jump in the deep end, it's a good idea...

Volunteering in Natural Therapies

Apr 04, 2011

Volunteering in natural therapies can be a fantastic way to serve your community, practice and perfect your skills and spread the word about the health benefits of natural therapies. If you are a recent graduate of a natural therapies school or college, you...

How Do I Start Volunteer Work?

Apr 01, 2011

There are many reasons why you might want to do volunteer work. You may undertake it because are passionate about a cause or because you want to make a positive contribution to your community. If you are a young graduate, you may want to undertake volunteer...

Volunteering As a Life Coach

Mar 25, 2011

Life coaches know only too well the value of setting goals and achieving them. If you want to share the benefits of your profession with as many people as possible you might consider volunteering as a life coach. Various Ways to Volunteer as a Life Coach...

Volunteering as a Personal Trainer

Mar 21, 2011

Ever thought you would like to spread your love of health and fitness to a wider group of people, perhaps to disadvantaged communities? Did you know that not-for-profit organisations often require personal trainers as volunteers? Help Others Achieve...

Volunteering in Traditional Chinese Medicine

Mar 18, 2011

There are many ways you can make a difference in people’s lives, and as a natural therapies practitioner you will know how satisfying it feels to contribute to people’s health and wellbeing. Many practitioners are drawn to natural therapies modalities...

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