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Practitioner Resources: Why Discipline is Essential for Business Success

Nov 04, 2013

Discipline and focus, not just at work but in all aspects of your life, are vital if you want to build your business. Many people shrug their shoulders and acknowledge that (despite their best intentions) they are ‘useless’ at sticking to exercise...

Practitioner Resources: How to Handle Rejection from a Potential Client

Aug 29, 2013

Most small business owners care passionately about their clients and that is particularly true of natural therapists. There is only one reason people join this industry and it is because they care about others and want to help them feel their best. For...

Why Your Natural Therapy Business Needs a Big Hairy Audacious Goal

Jul 31, 2013

Whether your initial business goal was to set up a natural therapy clinic, or to establish a client based for your mobile massage service, if you want to keep your business growing and pushing boundaries you need a Big Hairy Audacious Goal (BHAG)! A...

What Natural Therapies Qualify for a Medicare Rebate?

Jul 25, 2013

As the wise adage says, you can’t put a price on your health. And while that may be true, it can be costly to maintain regular natural therapy treatments.  Thankfully, the Australian Government allows for some natural therapies to be rebated through...

Practitioner Resources: Is Fear Holding Your Natural Therapy Practice Back?

Jun 20, 2013

Going outside your comfort zone is confronting and particularly when it comes to your business, but challenging yourself is the only way to create a thriving natural therapy practice so it is important to conquer your fear and learn to use that anxious...

Expert Insight by Morris Kaplan: Developing a Media Kit

Jun 19, 2013

A professionally produced Media Kit is a key element in your marketing collateral. You may have articles on your website; you might produce a newsletter and you might even have a blog on your website. That's fine and it works towards enhancing your...

Practitioner Resources: Can Your Spirituality be a Secret Weapon in Business?

May 23, 2013

There are a lot of people out there who think that spirituality and business are incompatible. People who think that spirituality is all about intangible feelings and instincts, and that it has no place in calm, reasoned business decision making processes.

Expert Insight by Morris Kaplan: How to Build a Media Presence

May 21, 2013

Would you like to get FREE publicity for your practice but don't know how? Are you spending too much hard-earned money on advertising and none on publicity? Don't take for granted the fact that you are an expert and you know stuff that the wider community...

Practitioner Resources: Turn a Bad Day Into Something Useful

May 16, 2013

Even the most positive person has bad days and running a natural therapy practice can be very demanding so it stands to reason that, no matter how up-beat and enthusiastic you are, you’re going to have a bad day occasionally. All of us have days where...

Practitioner Resources: Scheduling Your Week

Apr 30, 2013

Structure creates freedom If you want to have freedom you need to have structure. That may sound like an odd statement, especially as many natural therapists set up their own practice in order to have more flexibility and a better work life balance.

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...

Practitioners Guide: How Much to Charge for Natural Therapy

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...

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...

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