Marketing / Internet Marketing

Which Social Media Platforms Should You Use for Your Therapy or Holistic Practice?


Previously, I explored the question of whether using social media is worth your time and effort for marketing your therapy or holistic practice. If you do decide to use social media as part of your plan for increasing exposure of your private practice and attracting clients, you might feel overwhelmed about which platforms you should [...]

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Is Social Media Worth Your Time and Effort?


If you’re a healing professional or therapist wondering if you should use social media to build your practice, the answer is, “it depends”. Like most things in marketing, there’s no hard and fast answer to this question. However, below are 4 questions you can ask yourself to help determine whether social media is something you [...]

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5 Therapist Marketing Struggles I Witnessed in 2013


For some therapists and healers, 2013 was a struggle. Perhaps you can relate and want to do better this year yourself. If that is the case, now is the time to get on it. Below are 5 themes that I saw repeatedly last year in therapists’ marketing and some pointers on how to avoid them [...]

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As 2013 Comes To An End, Here are 5 Ways To Finish Strong


It’s hard to believe, but 2013 is almost over. Have you accomplished the goals you set for yourself this year? Perhaps you have a few things in the back of your mind that are nagging you, that you still have time to complete before the year ends, but you keep putting them off. Maybe you [...]

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25 Point Copywriting Checklist for Therapist Websites

Website Copywriting Checklist for Therapists and Healers

A while ago I wrote a 25 Point Website Checklist for Therapist and Healing Professionals. I included some points on copywriting in that list. Below, I’ve now created a more detailed copywriting checklist to help ensure the copy on your therapy or holistic website is attracting as many clients as possible. But before we get [...]

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I’m a Summer Slacker

Time off from marketing a practice

(Yes, that’s me in the striped shirt above hiking with  friends in Strathcona Park on Vancouver Island this summer).   It’s true. I’m a summer slacker.  I take 4 weeks off during the months of June through August. And I often work shorter days during those months. Sure I notice a drop in my income, but it’s more important that [...]

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Do You Suffer From Marketing Plan Avoidance Syndrome?

Therapist Marketing Plan Avoidance Syndrome

What happens when you see the two words below? “Marketing Plan” Do your eyes glaze over? Do you feel worried that you don’t have one…or wonder if you really need one? If you don’t like the idea of creating a marketing plan for your therapy or healing practice, you are certainly not the only one. [...]

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12 Not-So-Secret Solutions to Feeling Stuck Building Your Counseling Practice


Getting stuck. It happens to all of us from time to time when building a counseling practice. The expression, “stuck between a hard place and a rock” captures the feeling well. You want to get unstuck, but when you try, you can’t. Everything seems to lead back to the same stuck place. It certainly can [...]

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25-Point Website Checklist for Therapists & Health Care Professionals


To help you be more successful this year in attracting clients via your website, I have put together a 25-point website checklist. Check it out below. Professional Design and User Friendly Layout 1. Your website looks professional. If you want to attract more of your ideal clients, you need to present a strong first impression. [...]

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3 Well Designed Therapist Websites

A while back I wrote an article called, “Enough of the Awful-Looking Do-It-Yourself (DIY) Therapist Websites” that focused on how many poorly designed therapist and healing practitioner websites there are out there. I decided to create this video to show some well-designed websites. Actually, I had a hard time finding some well-designed and up-to-date websites [...]

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