BusyHive Blog

A Guide to Gift Vouchers

The build up to Christmas is here and no better time to start promoting gift vouchers for clients to give to their loved ones.
I’m sure you all know how to put a vouchers together and to make sure you include contact details and a little about your massage style perhaps but here are a few more things to be aware of when making vouchers.

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Music in the clinic?

I never really thought much about music. I was in my clients home and most of the time there was background noise of the TV or radio or they wanted to talk. Now I have my clinic at home I have had a re think….. but what music should I play?

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BusyHive’s first networking event.

The build up to the event had been crazy. I had previously run events and had an idea of how it would go but as the day neared panic set in that we would be alone.

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Top Tips to pick a name for your website

Picking a name for your website or business can be a difficult time. You can’t rush into it, you need to make sure it is the right name for you. It reminds me of picking a name for my children, the pressure to pick the right name.

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Chair massage at Bestival.

Another festival! I was slightly nervous about this one though as I had signed up to do chair massage and would be on my own rather than the set up at Camp Bestival I would be responsible for getting clients and finding a pitch. Having never been to Bestival it all seemed a little scary.

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Are you too available?

Talking to a fellow massage therapist last week, we were discussing booking in clients and how some clients will try and book an appointment on the day. As massage is not my only job I often have some free time in the evenings so when I first set up as a practitioner I never said no, I would change my life around to accommodate the client. I found I was juggling home life in order to put my clients first.

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Post event massage for JDRF bike ride

A group of crazy guys decided to cycle 100 miles to raise funds for JDRF (Juvenile Diabetes Research Fund). I wanted to help but cycling was not for me. So I decided to offer massage therapy to the cyclists after their epic cycle.

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My client just cancelled…. now what?

I have just received a text from my client saying they can’t make their appointment.
Great – I have two hours to try and fill the space or else I’m missing out on an hours pay and left looking at an empty massage couch!

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Meet Sinead

Meet Sinead

Sinead is a qualified Remedial and Holistic Massage who likes to bring a smile to every client! Her combined business experience and organisation has given her the key skills needed to establish a busy massage practice- business. She’s also secretly Wonderwoman (Shhh).

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