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Simple Trick for Google Reviews

Having a Google+ Business Profile with glowing reviews is a great way to boost your wellness website rankings, allowing for an additional way for your site to show up in local search. (Here is my tutorial on how to create a Google+ business page for…

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Crickets or Cha-Ching? The True Cost of a Bad Website

How does your website work for you? I mean really WORK… Does it lead to the sound of “crickets” in your business, or a steady flow of awesome client inquiries who become beloved clients? TRUTH: Your website is the key link between your holistic practice…

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Your Google Business Profile: A Guide for Doulas. Updated for 2024!

Do you have a Google Business Profile for your birth or postpartum business yet? If you are a doula, lactation consultant, newborn care specialist, placenta encapsulation specialist, childbirth educator serving local clients and you don’t yet have a FREE Google profile you’re missing out! I…

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10 Ways to Improve Your Blog Traffic

If you have a blog, most likely your focus is usually on what your next post is going to be about – and when you’re going to find the time to write it! You write a post, you optimize it, choose the perfect featured image,…

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Why your Website Needs a Privacy Policy

As a health and wellness provider, you are deeply invested in the quality of care you provide your clients. Whether you are a midwife, chiropractor, reiki master, or postpartum doula, you hear countless deeply personal stories in the course of your care. Whether or not…

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How to Take Down a Website

I got the loveliest email from a longtime client last week. She is ready to retire, and it is much-deserved after many many years supporting her community. She wrote and asked, “Are you ready to be an end-of-life Website Doula”? Loads of reasons could lead…

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Your Doula Business Cards for 2024

Way back when I started my life as a self-employed doula and a childbirth educator, a tiny business card was all I needed. It was a standard VistaPrint design (the funkiest one they had), and included my Name, Services, Phone Number, Email, and Website. Full…

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Teux Deux Review 2024: Your To-Do List Productivity Hack for Wellness Pros

Introducing my 2024 Review of Teux Deux, my favorite to do list tool that just keeps getting better every year I use it. Their team is incredibly responsive, continually looking to fine-tune & add features while still keeping is sweet and simple so there is…

Domain Privacy. What you need to know.

Most health and wellness business owners I work with on websites have never heard of domain privacy, and bump into the question of website privacy for the first time when setting up their new domain and hosting account. The cost for domain privacy is usually…

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Rock your health and wellness blog & social media with ChatGPT (with these tips to make it better!)

Are you struggling to get out a new health & wellness blog post? Stuck figuring out what to say on a social media post? Need to generate client handouts and feeling overwhelmed by the task? There’s a new AI kid on the block: ChatGPT, and…