Business Insights

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ABMP Pod E440 – The Business of Paper

Paper is everywhere in a small business. Or not.
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ABMP Pod E437 – Dual Relationships in Your Massage Business

The mix of money, business, and family can be tricky.
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ABMP Pod E434 – Saving for Time Away from Work

Emergency funds are for emergencies, but how do we save for planned time away from our businesses?
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ABMP Pod E431 - Avoiding the Sunk Cost Trap

Sometimes we overvalue the time, energy, or money we put into a project, which clouds our decision-making
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ABMP Pod E 428 – Lower Expenses and Increase Income in Your Massage Business

Small, practical adjustments help your massage business run more efficiently, so you take home more of the money you earn.
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ABMP Pod E 425 - Budgets and Savings in Your Massage Business

Planning how to spend and save money in your business is not always intuitive.
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ABMP Pod E 422 – Handling Taxes In Your Massage Business

Understanding how small business taxes are filed and what information to gather in preparation is crucial for a smooth tax season.
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Routine and Ritual

I’ve got a process I follow before every massage. Those moments are the silent re-statement, over and over again, of my purpose.
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ABMP Pod E 419 – How To Pay Yourself In Your Massage Business

“How do I pay myself?” is a very common question from massage business owners.
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Artificial Intelligence in a Massage Business?

Can you use AI on your massage business? Yup, you sure can. And it’s kinda fun.
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ABMP Pod E 416 - The 4 Numbers To Know In Your Massage Business

Knowing where you are in your business is crucial to knowing how your business can grow.
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The Art of Professional Communication

What you say and how you say it matters in a massage business.
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ABMP Pod E 413 - Why Should I Care About Bookkeeping?

Bookkeeping is the financial heart of every business. But why does it matter?
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Use One Go-To System

If I could give every massage therapist one gift, it would be a tool that works well for them, to capture all of the thoughts running around in their head.
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ABMP Pod E 410 - Balancing A Career And Uncompensated Caregiving

Women are often the primary caregivers in a household and extended families, and this can have a huge impact on our long-term financial health.
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Making Time to Work On Your Massage Business

The biggest hurdle for massage business owners is often finding time to work on the business
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What's Your Email Address?

If you use email marketing, you’ll need to take some steps to be sure your emails actually get delivered to the recipient’s inbox.
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3 Questions to Help with Business Decision-Making

Here is a decision-making framework to use whenever you're thinking of taking on a new job or opportunity or little gig.
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ABMP Pod E 407 - Your Cancellation Policy Is Your Business

Can you craft a cancellation policy that is perfect for you and your business? Yes. Yes, you can.
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ABMP Pod EP 403 – How To Improve Your Massage In Less Than 30 Minutes

It only takes a few minutes to learn something new, or just try something different in your hands-on work.
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Pro Tip for Filing Receipts

I just had to file my very first receipt of the year and came up with a system to streamline my 2024 bookkeeping.
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Our Care and Attention

The grief and stress people are carrying onto the massage table seems so much bigger than it has ever been.
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ABMP Pod E 397 - Most Common Website Mistakes

A few simple updates can make your business website even better.
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Image for ABMP Pod E 393 - The Comfort of Protocols in your Business

ABMP Pod E 393 - The Comfort of Protocols in your Business

Enforcing business policies can be uncomfortable. Let's fix that.
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Image for ABMP Pod E 388 -Making It Easy to Be Your Massage Client

ABMP Pod E 388 -Making It Easy to Be Your Massage Client

Get out of your client's way and make it easy to work with you.
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Image for ABMP Pod E 384 - Structuring Your Massage Business

ABMP Pod E 384 - Structuring Your Massage Business

A little structure in your business goes a loooong way.
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ABMP Pod E 379 - How Do I Price My Massage Services?

What matters most in pricing massage services?
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ABMP Pod E 375 - What We Say After a Massage

“Soo, ummm . . . would you like to come back?” <awkwardly pokes toe in the grass>.
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September is my New Year

I. Love. September. Not so much because of sweaters and flavored coffee. Those are nice, but I love that September is the ‘other’ new year, when real schedules resume and projects get started. (Also, apple pie.)
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ABMP Pod E 371 - How to Give the Right Massage

Communication is everything. Especially if you want to give the right massage.
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ABMP Pod E 366 - How to Get Things Done

Getting things done is a foundational skill, and I’ve got a list of ideas to help you move forward.
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ABMP Pod E 361 - General Or Specialty Massage Practice

Should you see every client or just the clients seeking a specialty?
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Image for ABMP Pod E 356 - Foundations For Marketing A Massage Business

ABMP Pod E 356 - Foundations For Marketing A Massage Business

The must-haves to get started, laying the foundation for a long-term, sustainable business.
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ABMP Pod E 351 - Is This A Business Or A Hobby?

The one very important decision that will impact all aspects of your massage work: Is this a business or a hobby?
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