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You are not only the letters after your name.

Here in Canada we put a lot of focus on designations. Maybe it’s the same for those of you in other countries. You see business cards with lots of letters after people’s names, showing what education or accreditations they’ve received. These same designations go at the top… read

What a year of kindness taught me

Happy New Year! I hope everyone had a wonderful holiday and is looking forward to the year ahead. For me, this is a time for reflection on what worked for my business in 2016 and what I'd like to change for 2017. That's something I really suggest all business owners… read


This is a topic that's pretty personal to me. Maybe it's personal to you too. Burnout. What does that word mean to you? For you massage therapists out there, it might make you think about the so-called statistic that says RMTs tend to 'burn out' after 5 years, because their… read

Should I use social media to promote my business?

First thing’s first: if you haven’t read last week's post on blogging, I’d recommend going back and reading it. Some of the things I said last week apply this week! So I’ll start this whole topic with a reminder about the ‘should I?’ part of the… read

Should I Start a Blog?

This week and next I wanted to tackle a question I receive often from clients. People want to know what they should be doing online in order to promote their businesses. Should they be blogging? Should they be on Instagram? Twitter? Facebook? Snapchat? Something else? #mc_embed_signup{background:#fff;… read

Holiday Marketing Doesn't Have To Suck

It's mid-November, and that means it's time to start thinking about your holiday marketing plans. Never thought about them before? Usually leave that until December 1st? Happy to just sell a few gift certificates and not worry about it? That's all ok! But let me give you a little nudge… read