The Case for Buying A Practice

On September 5, 2012, in case studies, startup, strategy and philosophy, by Dan

In the spring of 2003, we purchased all the patients files from an existing practice in our area. At the time, it seemed like a huge investment for what essentially amounted to a few filing boxes of paper. During the discussions to buy the practice, and in the time leading up to the closing date, […]

How To Earn $80K in Your First Year of Practice

On January 24, 2012, in case studies, marketing, office space, startup, by Dan

We recently spoke to students at The Canadian College of Naturopathic Medicine on the theme of “Your First Ten Patients”. A good time as always, but we were nicely upstaged by superstar Mary Caracoglia, ND, who told the story of her remarkable first year in practice. Mary received her license to practice and opened her […]

Finding Direct Mail Success: A Case Study

On August 19, 2008, in case studies, marketing, by Dan

Randi Drinkwater is the president of Alternative Growth Streams (AGS), a company whose mission is to help alternative health care professionals grow their patient base. She’s also a colleague of ours from, where we both contribute to the growing community of practitioners. We asked Randi for a case study from AGS’s work with CAM […]

Overcoming Fear to Find Practice Success: A Case Study

On June 10, 2008, in case studies, by Dan

Jenn Givler, is an Intuitive Business Coach. She teach healers, alternative therapists, coaches, and spiritual teachers how to effectively market their practice using her Mindful Marketing Process. For more information about the process, her background, and informative marketing articles, check out her web site and blog at We asked Jenn for a case study […]

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