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Should Therapists List Build?

What is listing building?   One of the biggest mistakes entrepreneurs, including therapists make, is to single-focus on the thing they do and ignore the practice building part of their work.  For us, it’s therapy, for others its whatever their business is.  Some of us also get paid for writing books, designing classes and workshops, […]

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Unusual Uses for Domain Names

I just bought 4 more domain names, but don’t ask how many I own.  I’m probably on the fine line of “not healthy”, though I heard of someone who spends $35,000 a year on domain names in the hope to get rich some day.  I’m not THAT bad.  (That is another blog post for another […]

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The Scary Task of Being Yourself Online

This subject is near and dear to my heart for a few reasons.  I am most inspired to light fires under tushies of therapists when I know you in real life, and I then visit your website and see a huge gap.  Usually it goes like this: Ah, (Joe/Jane) is such a cool person!  They […]

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A Few Tips and Tools

It’s been a while though I’m learning every day, both about therapy land and marketing, and tech, and business.  Lots of exciting things happening in 2013 that I am almost bursting at the seams to share but can’t quite yet.   I wanted to share a few tools that I’ve discovered lately that may be […]

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A Process for Common Client Interactions

Greetings my patient blog readers.  My clinical year has begun and they throw us into the wildfire.  I’ve got a pretty full load and am learning a ton! I have often been preaching “systems” to therapists, but maybe I often mean processes.   Processes are about workflow, not repeating simple things when you don’t have […]

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Web Visitors are Not Mind Readers: Tips for Success

I remember hearing that a lot of therapists have had therapy themselves.  At first blush I thought, what the….?  How and why, and HUH? But, yes, I get it now.  The best line is from Virginia Satir, beloved attachment therapist in the marriage and family therapy world, who said “we can not see our own […]

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Packaging for Client Attraction

This morning I had the joy of meeting my internship supervisor for therapy.  She and a colleague have created an amazing group of holistic healers to help with the mind/body issues we all face.  There is massage, acupuncture, holistic MD, all types of therapists, all under the same roof. Getting a tour of the office we […]

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What Daytime TV Commercials Teach Us

The year 2009 was a rough one for me, involving about 3 months on various levels of bedrest.  Sometimes without much mobility, which nearly guarantees a lot of TV watching. I used to think those culinary institute and community college commercials were completely out of it, not bringing up their website address or having a call to […]

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Join me on Facebook

I’ve come up with a cool challenge.  I’m taking every letter of the alphabet and sharing a web/techie tip.  My daughter and I went to the mall today and I got all but 8 done in about 45 minutes.  It’s really exciting to share some of these UBER techie tips in a way that not […]

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Wee Website Wizardry

Today’s post will be short and action oriented. Action One Get a share bottom NOW.  Signup takes 60 seconds.  Then take the code and plunk it on every page of your website, or send the code to your webmaster and tell that person to put it on every page. Addthis.com or socialtwist.com are two great […]

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