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10 Steps to Setting up a Thriving Nutrition Practice

Now that you’ve named your practice, what’s next?  This is where the challenging part begins.  There are several steps involved. Step 1- Register Your Business Depending on your selected business structure (read our blog for more info), you may need to file business registration.  We recommend consulting an accountant to obtain the right legal protocol […]

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Tips for Naming Your Nutrition Practice

A name says so much.  It can have a positive or a negative impact on your business.  We live in a world where names carry much meaning, so it’s a good rule of thumb to consider various aspects of your practice before moving forward with the process of creating a business name.  Below are a few questions […]

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The Best Business Structures For Private Nutrition Practices

If you are starting your own private practice, there are many factors to consider; practice location, website setup, marketing strategies, referral pathways…A crucial piece of the puzzle (and the topic of this blog post) is business structure. When examining business structures, you need to decide on what type will best fit your needs now, but also […]

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Low Cost Marketing for Your Practice

When you are working to establish your practice’s presence online, it can be easy to assume the best way to promote your services is to use paid advertising on platforms like Facebook. But there are actually many different ways to market your practice for little cost. Webinar Hosting a webinar is a free way to […]

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3 Ways Dietitians Can Increase Follow-Up Appointments

Today, it is common practice for providers to schedule a follow-up appointment before the client has even left the office. But that doesn’t stop the no-call, no-show clients who wreck your calendar and make rescheduling a hassle. So how do you put a stop to this lack of follow through? Explain the need for follow-ups […]

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Using Technology to Manage Your Practice Part 2

I will look at example solutions that can assist with the management of a private practice. If you are looking to implementing a new technology or solution, investigate and evaluate the different options available first to make sure they meet your specific requirements. The clever use of technology can make the difference between having an effective and profitable practice and running one that isn’t…Technology can assist a practice to become more efficient, through automation and the removal of unprofitable and wasted time. But remember, use technology smartly.

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Using Technology to Manage Your Practice Part 1

Technology can help us to work smarter, and more efficiently, avoiding duplication, and wasted time. However, it is important that you choose technology smartly. You do not want to use technology, whether it is the latest mobile device or cloud based software solution, just because it is new or ‘trendy’. You need to examine the tasks you are looking at improving, whether it’s emailing marketing or scheduling clients’ appointments and consider whether the solution will actually make a difference. For example, if I only drive around my local area and I know my local area quite well, then purchasing a GPS may not be a prudent investment….

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