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What Social Media Advertising Tactics Work Best for Wellness Professionals?
Asked by Caren, Benton City, WA on Aug 03, 2017 • Tagged in General Discussion

Have a system that you use for working the social media side of things? What tactics have you found that bring you the most success to get customers and other... (more)

    Anita Perry from YogaAnita
    Leominster, MA • 10 Locals Recommend Them • Answered on Thursday, August 3, 2017

    Steve and Christine are right: FB is still the best social media advertising platform and being part of a group helps to share your offerings. I love doing live... (more)

What Is the Best Way to Create a SKU for a Hand Made Product?
Asked by Diana, East Islip, NY on Jul 27, 2017 • Tagged in Home Business

Has anyone out there ever created there own SKUS for there hand made products? If so, whats an easy, efficient & cost effective way in doing so??

I tried to... (more)

What Is the Best Way for a Holistic Homeopathic Practitioner to Advertise on Craigslist?
Asked by Ariel, Clifton, NJ on Jul 26, 2017 • Tagged in Asking for Advice

I work as a holistic homeopathic practitioner working at a clinic in Clifton, NJ and my main advertising is word of mouth as well as via business cards, brochures... (more)

    Anita Perry from YogaAnita
    Leominster, MA • 10 Locals Recommend Them • Answered on Thursday, July 27, 2017

    I agree with Tammy. I have found holding wellness events with like minded professionals is your best bet, offering mini-workshops and drawings for services.

What Type of Self Care Do You Practice?
Asked by Diane, Hamilton, ON on Jul 17, 2017 • Tagged in Exercise and Fitness, Gyms

*This is a market research question, not a sales solicitation.

    Anita Perry from YogaAnita
    Leominster, MA • 10 Locals Recommend Them • Answered on Monday, July 17, 2017

    Yoga, clean living, no alcohol, sleep, exercise, time with my dog, a purpose every day( even if it it relaxation), homeopathy, essential oil

Wellness Professionals, ​What's the Best Way to Make the First Approach to a Company/Organization?
Asked by Danny, New York, NY on Jul 12, 2017 • Tagged in Online Marketing

Face to Face, Over the Phone, Email or some networking app?

    Anita Perry from YogaAnita
    Leominster, MA • 10 Locals Recommend Them • Answered on Wednesday, July 12, 2017

    I agree with Robyn, though it would be helpful to go to their website or call to make sure you are leaving your press kit/goodies with the right person.

Can Anyone Recommend a Good Word Press Assistant?
Asked by Judy, Missoula, MT on Jun 25, 2017 • Tagged in Business Website

Finding those with the tech skills are not so good at design. Have you had this experience?

    Timothy Caron from Leominster Designs
    Leominster, MA • 3 Locals Recommend Them • Answered on Wednesday, July 5, 2017

    Hi Judy,

    Hope you don't mind me jumping in here. I first want to dispel the myth that wordpress is "not an appropriate business platform."

    Many notable brands use... (more)

How Can I Sell My Wellness Product In Person Instead of just on Social Media?
Asked by Lizzee, Waldorf, MD on Jul 03, 2017 • Tagged in Customer Acquisition

I sell a health and wellness product that once tasted is very well liked and works. I'm trying to find a way to bring the product to the community and businesses in... (more)

    Anita Perry from YogaAnita
    Leominster, MA • 10 Locals Recommend Them • Answered on Monday, July 3, 2017

    I agree with Linda, the old fashioned way of showing up where there are people! Use social media to let people know where you will be, but there is nothing like... (more)

Photographers, How Have You Used Social Media Marketing?
Asked by Crystal, Farmington, IL on Jun 29, 2017 • Tagged in Online Marketing

What, if any, social media marketing have you tried. What has worked for you?

*This is a market research question not a sales solicitation

    Alan Scherer from Alan scherer personal trainer/photographer/ Mental Health Advocate
    Leominster, MA • 0 Locals Recommend Them • Answered on Thursday, June 29, 2017

    I feel it's like word of mouth or friends doing the marketing for you, your network can really help you with leads.


I'm A Photographer, How Can I Improve My Instagram Profile?
Asked by James, Los Angeles, CA on Jun 21, 2017 • Tagged in Online Marketing

Here is my Insta: https://www.instagram.com/jameshickeystudio/

Am I using Hashtags the right way?

Is my bio tidy and effective?

Is my content consistent?

Square or not... (more)

James Hickey (@jameshickeystudio) * Instagram photos and videos

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1,952 Followers, 1,419 Following, 429 Posts - See Instagram photos and videos from James Hickey (@jameshickeystudio)

    Alan Scherer from Alan scherer personal trainer/photographer/ Mental Health Advocate
    Leominster, MA • 0 Locals Recommend Them • Answered on Monday, June 26, 2017

    give critiques to other photographers Instagram, interact on others profiles.that will get others to come to your Instagram.

Wellness Professionals, What Is Your Business Doing to Promote During the Summer ?
Asked by Ellen, Glenn, MI on Jun 20, 2017 • Tagged in Word-of-Mouth
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Best tips for summer business season

    Anita Perry from YogaAnita
    Leominster, MA • 10 Locals Recommend Them • Answered on Tuesday, June 20, 2017

    In my yoga practice I know that summer time is going to be slow. I like to reward my loyal students with freebies-we have one coming up tomorrow to celebrate... (more)