What’s in a Name? Why Business Owners Have the Gift of Choice

We dont get to choose our first name, at least not for the first 18 years of life. It’s something our parents pick; their first gift to us, so to speak.

While we do have the option to change it once we reach adulthood, most of us stick with our given name for life.

Continue reading “What’s in a Name? Why Business Owners Have the Gift of Choice”

29 Medical Conditions that Make an Excellent Niche Focus

There are all sorts of reasons to consider limiting your marketing focus. In the healthcare field, it’s especially uncommon for practitioners to choose a niche… but that means there are many opportunities to stand out in a sea of competitors.

If you are looking for ideas on how to reach patients more easily and create a distinct online presence, you can start by focusing on a particular medical condition.

Continue reading “29 Medical Conditions that Make an Excellent Niche Focus”

Featured Practitioner: Beth Petersen, LMT of Unwind Bodywork

In this first episode of my Featured Practitioner series, you’ll hear from a specialized massage therapist who applied her passion for sports, yoga, and helping people to regain functionality.

Continue reading “Featured Practitioner: Beth Petersen, LMT of Unwind Bodywork”

Why Picking a Successful Niche is Like Tending a Garden [Video]

Gardening requires a strong stomach.

If you let everything grow, you end up with chaos. A bountiful harvest is only possible when you prune back any growth that doesn’t serve your goals.

The same principle applies in business. An ambiguous business focus will result in chaos, but a well-defined niche specialization can set you apart and attract Ideal Patients to your doorstep.

Continue reading “Why Picking a Successful Niche is Like Tending a Garden [Video]”

What Does it Take to Develop a Triple Niche?

When you pick a narrow business focus, it can make a world of difference.

There are many ways to niche a healthcare practice, but I believe the best way is by isolating at least three areas in which to specialize.

Keep reading to find out what they are.

Continue reading “What Does it Take to Develop a Triple Niche?”

27 Niche Ideas for a Specialized Massage Therapy Business

Niche specialization offers a lot of benefits to healthcare practice owners.

In this article, I want to share 27 different areas of focus that are possible in the Massage Therapy field.

Continue reading “27 Niche Ideas for a Specialized Massage Therapy Business”

The Specialized Massage Therapy Practice Niche

Massage Therapy is a fantastic aspect of integrative health that provides pain relief, along with a host of other physical and emotional benefits to patients.

It serves as a fantastic complementary add-on service for conventional or integrative health services, or as a standalone practice.

Continue reading “The Specialized Massage Therapy Practice Niche”

Why a Niche Will Make Your Healthcare Practice More Successful

The natural health industry is booming.

With rising costs of conventional medicine, consumers are increasingly receptive to trying alternative healing methods—many of which are finally getting well-deserved recognition for their scientific validity.

Even with this tremendous opportunity in the vast healthcare industry, many practitioners make the mistake of offering services that are broad, generalized, and non-specific… which leads to a practice that is forgettable, even in a booming market.

In this post, I’ll explain why choosing a niche can help your practice stand out and succeed.

Continue reading “Why a Niche Will Make Your Healthcare Practice More Successful”

Niche Markets FAQs Part 2 of 2: The Questions

In this post, I share my answers to Frequently Asked Questions about establishing a niche market for your business, including:

  • Why is niching important?
  • Can niching go too far?
  • How do I decide on the right niche?
  • Why is it hard to limit your business?

Plus other topics related to picking a niche.

Watch part 2 of the Facebook Live video, or read the transcript below!

Continue reading “Niche Markets FAQs Part 2 of 2: The Questions”

Niche Markets FAQs Part 1 of 2: Basics

This is the 4th of a five-part Facebook Live series on topics related to business development and strategic planning.

Many of my clients are independent healthcare practice owners who have trouble growing their business in a healthy way. I find that practitioners often struggle to attract patients who fit their philosophy and goals. Not every customer is Ideal; some potential customers can actually take value away from your business.

The best way to attract the right customers—those who are interested in your services and eager to pay for the value you provide—is to focus on a Niche area. This is a specific set of services or products that meets the needs of your Ideal Customers and solves their unique problems.

Watch my Facebook Live video, where I discuss ways to increase the effectiveness of your business, and how to stand out in the marketplace. Or read a transcript (including bonus content!) below.

Continue reading “Niche Markets FAQs Part 1 of 2: Basics”