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A Fantastic Problem

For the past week I’ve been following new therapists on Twitter and getting an error when trying to add them to my list of therapists.  I figured it was just a temporary problem until I finally realized that I had 500 therapists and upon a simple Google search, discovered that is the maximum for a […]

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What NOT to Tweet to Succeed

This blog post is inspired by a flip comment I made on Twitter before heading out to lunch.  I returned to quite a few ears perked up so apparently I struck a chord. My line was simply that I can’t help it anymore, that I must tell new Tweeting therapists what NOT to do/say, so […]

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How Marketing is Like Blowing Bubbles

Pretend I made some awesome videos with pretty bubbles blowing in the air… Today’s inspiration comes from the crazy land of Twitter and a glorious article I just read from a new Twitter friend.  I am particularly talking now about local Twitter.  By local Twitter I mean engaging with anyone in your area, metro area […]

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Therapy Marketing: Part 2: What It Is

Good news!  Therapy marketing is not about blasting yourself.  Even those of us extroverts don’t enjoy blasting ourselves.  Therapy marketing is not about putting an ad in your community paper.  It’s not about having a fancy website.  It’s definitely not about having fancy brochures and business cards.  (Or putting said paper products on tacks around […]

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Twitter for Therapists – new training coming!

I’m really nervous because this is my first ugly, gross “one page sales website.”  But it does the trick, so for now, sorry for the slickness.  I’ve been working on this way too long, since this summer I think.  I need to be kept honest and have too many people wanting it so by making […]

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Are you an Innovative Therapist on Twitter?

Lately I’ve been having a lot of fun convincing non-techie, middle aged folks the value of Twitter. Well, first, what the heck it IS.  Then it’s value.  Watch for a Psychotherapy Networker article on Twitter I’m writing, coming before the March conference.  I may also be doing more with Twitter during the conference and helping […]

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Awesome News for Therapists and Social Media

I just spent the morning listening to a panel of five companies discussing social media.  I learned almost nothing, but that’s what is so “awesome.”  Yes, there are a LOT of things to learn about social media and specifically for mental health professionals…….. BUT, truly, really, positively I can say without a doubt that social […]

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Twitter Tip: Following vs Listing Someone

**WARNING** this blog post assumes SOME knowledge of Twitter.  If you’ve never done Twitter, I am not writing this as a tutorial for you.  Please feel free to read it but know that I am aware of the huge gap between what you don’t know and what you need to know to even understand this […]

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Twitter Successes and Uses for Therapists

I’ve asked on Twitter but will ask here as well. If you have a few minutes to donate to helping fellow therapists shoot me an email at info [at] elizabethdohertythomas [...dot...com] and I’ll email you the simple questions that I’d love your answers to. In the meantime, as I craft this big blog post, which […]

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New Twitter account

Finally I have set up a Twitter account separate from my corporate identity on @TheFirstDance It took a lot of work because I have a very generic name and on Twitter it helps to have something easy to remember and spell but…isn’t already taken!  A few good options were taken but by someone who had […]

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