Credit Card Payment Solution for Your Holistic Business

On September 27, 2006, in office management, online resources, by Dan

First things first. Accepting credit cards in your holistic practice is a must – you can read more on that here. That being said, there can be significant barriers to actually doing it. Assuming you can get a merchant account, setup fees can be several hundred dollars, then there’s a monthly fee to have the […]

Free Naturopathic Community Website: NDUnion

On September 21, 2006, in naturopathic marketing, your practice website, by Dan

Update: Looks like NDUnion is no more, but NDAccess is still around… – D. NDUnion is a new website for Naturopathic students and alumni, with a mission to provide “open and secure communciation within the Naturopathic community.” If you’re a grad or current student of a four-year graduate level Naturopathic medical school, you can post […]

Email Marketing for Your Alternative Health Practice

On September 19, 2006, in marketing, by Dan

Although it’s by no means the only method to promote your CAM practice, email marketing is one of the easiest and cheapest. Add to that the fact that a growing proportion of your patient base is going to prefer email as a means of communication, and it’s worth considering. The challenge for many practitioners, of […]

Free E-Book: Health Insurance Off the Grid

On September 10, 2006, in books, by Dan

Daryl Kulak of The Simplicity Institute has made his ebook “Health Insurance Off the Grid” available as a free download. You can also buy the print copy. The book covers “a complete healthcare system for a person or a family that removes many of the hassles of HMOs, denied coverage and Western medicine as the […]

Creating High Quality Alternative Health Practices

On September 7, 2006, in office management, office space, strategy and philosophy, by Dan

In the end, you’?re only as good as the quality of the products and services you provide. Great marketing, financing and hard work will only take you so far unless what you offer is of sufficient quality. What defines a quality experience in an alternative health practice? Many consumers will equate quality with value. That […]

Increasing Holistic Patient Return Visits

There is a natural progression to starting an alternative health practice. After opening your doors, the first order of business is, of course, to get as many new patients as quickly as possible. Unfortunately, a natural second step in this process is to forget all about these patients once they leave the office. The file […]

New homeopathy regulations in UK

On September 2, 2006, in homeopathic marketing, by Dan

Homeopathic remedies in the UK will now be allowed to specify what ailments they can be used for. BBC NEWS | Health | Fears over homeopathy regulation While this may level the playing field with pharmaceuticals, most homeopathics are available without a prescription, leading to more self diagnosis/treatment. That means less business for homeopaths, naturopaths […]

Medical Podcasts Directory

On September 2, 2006, in online resources, by Dan

Although most of these podcasts are MD-related, there’s some great anatomy review material, and a number of links the news section to alternative medicine articles. | Medical Podcasts Directory

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