#19: On Location Part 1
Where are you getting your business information and your inspiration from? In this episode we talk about a conference that can help shape your business, and we meet two massage therapists from different parts of the country who share their massage business journey. You can support the show by visiting our website at www.massagestartuppodcast.com
September 17, 2021
We spend so much time working on our new business we often lose important connections with some of those around us. And because most of the people we know don't have a clue as to what it's like to open their own business, they can't possibly understand what you're going through. This can be extremely lonely. Get some free resources for your startup and support the show by visiting our website at www.massagestartuppodcast.com
August 16, 2021
#17: Feeling the Pain
To the point. It's ok to feel the pain. Many businesses are experiencing ups and downs and having a hard time hiring. That makes it even harder how to project some numbers, or even renew your lease because of the uncertainty. You're not alone! This episode is kinda like a therapy session for startup owners and established businesses alike. Visit our website and support our show at www.massagestartuppodcast.com
August 07, 2021
#16: Have the Talk
In this episode we chat about how to get your spouse prepared for your massage start-up. It can go very well, or the conversation can go south. Here are some random points to help you prepare for the conversation. Get some free resources or get some great shirts at our store! www.massagestartuppodcast.com
July 26, 2021
#15: A No-Show
Getting "back to normal" presents challenges of a different kind. Are you experiencing any of these challenges? Let us know! (This episode is short, and a little ranty!). This was recorded on a phone.
June 25, 2021
#14: Closed Again - Caution Wet Floor
As a business owner, it's on you. Same for public officials. VOTE
November 03, 2020
Today marks the one year anniversary where our city became the most famous city in the country. On August 3rd, 2019, El Paso, Texas was the target of a mass shooter, where 23 people lost their lives, and many others were deeply affected. Our massage clinic had to go on lock down, with clients on the table, while we tried to figure out exactly what was going on. For free resources, our photo gallery and awesome swag, visit our website www.massagestartuppodcast.com
August 03, 2020
#12: Will Your Business Survive Covid-19?
Everyone is concerned and there is nothing wrong with that. That concern has many faces. How do we pay for business rent, utilities, payroll, software subscriptions, home mortgages etc. It is what it is and we don't know when it is going to get better. That said, the stimulus bill has passed and some resources are available. Check out this link for more information on SBA loans.
March 29, 2020
#11: Massage Therapists v.s. Covid - 19
Many massage business owners are concerned about their future. I share one way that can help get your business back and running after this COVID-19 crisis. It may not work for all business models, but it is a suggestion.
March 21, 2020
#10: Tax Mess
Every massage business owner has to go through this. For me, it's not fun. I really don't like it. Tax season! Find out how we managed to get our business back on track after finding we were on the road to failure. To learn more about our accountant, you can visit her website https://www.bluepearltax.com/
February 09, 2020
#9: Round Up
In this final episode of Season 1, we recap key points and highlights of previous episodes. We also dive deep into one of the most popular episodes of season 1, How to Hire Massage Therapists. We get into some listener questions about this very particular episode.
January 08, 2020
#8: How to Hire Massage Therapists
When your small massage startup starts to grow, it's time to hire a massage therapist to help you with clients. But how do you do this? In this episode we share some strategies that can help you select the best therapist for your massage business.
December 14, 2019
#7: Part 2, Living in Paradise
In this special 2 part episode, we continue our conversation with Maria Natera, a popular massage therapy instructor and YouTuber, who's road to triumph was not an easy one. Her story is powerful and inspiring to any massage therapist who are contemplating starting their own business. We dive deep, and get candid about what its really like to start massage business, the triumphs and challenges. Follow Maria on YouTube and join her community of 45k subscribers! Her channel is one of the most well produced channels around. You'll learn technique and other powerful insights. Click HERE! If you like the podcast, don't forget to subscribe and share! You can also send us your feedback by visiting our website at www.massagestartuppodcast.com
November 27, 2019
#6: Part 1, Living in Paradise
In this special 2 part episode, we talk with a massage therapist who's road to triumph was not an easy one. After facing many obstacles and challenges, she's now a full schedule massage business owner and a popular massage instructor who also hosts a successful YouTube channel with over 45k subscribers! Her YouTube channel is one of the most well produced channels around. You learn technique and other powerful insights. by visiting her YouTube channel HERE ! If you like the podcast, don't forget to subscribe and share! You can also send us you feedback by visiting our website at www.massagestartuppodcast.com
November 21, 2019
#5: Wounded Warriors
We want to dedicate this episode to all of the service members and their families. Today is 11, November, 2019. Veteran's Day. In this episode we talk with Jodi Bellucci, a massage therapist who worked on a military sanctioned clinic which specialized in helping soldiers suffering from PTSD. At the time, it was one of a kind.. There is a startup story here. Full disclosure, there is also some strong topics such as assault, sexual violence and suicide. This episode is not appropriate for kids. Discretion is advised. You can learn more about this clinic in this news paper article.
November 11, 2019
#4: Part 2, Being a Massage Therapist at a Start Up
In part 2 of this episode, we continue our conversation with Jessica Perez, L.M.T, a massage therapist that took a risk by starting her career at a massage startup. Its kind of like being an early investor and putting your faith in a start up with hopes that everything will work out. Did it work out for Jessica? Listen now to find out. Visit our website at www.massagestartuppodcast.com and click on SHOP for some cool merch. This helps out our podcast tremendously!
November 04, 2019
#3: Part 1, Being a Massage Therapist at a Start Up
In this episode we talk with a massage therapist that took a risk by starting her career at a massage startup. The start up was going through changes and growth. Its kind of like being an early investor and putting your faith hopes that everything will work out. The question now becomes: Did it work out? Visit our website at www.massagestartuppodcast.com and click on SHOP for some cool merch. This helps out our podcast tremendously!
October 23, 2019
#2: Stop the ANTS!
ANTS can kill your business before you even get started. Don't let that happen.
October 15, 2019
#1: Seriously though, why?
An important question to answer about what drives you to open your massage business.
October 08, 2019
Introducing Massage StartUp
Massage StartUp is a series about starting a massage therapy business, entrepreneurial life, big dreams and small budgets. It's taken from real world scenarios that you don't learn in massage school. At all. The focus? How to start, survive, grow, hire, fire and grind. Oh, and how to work the numbers. Yes, you have to work the numbers.
September 28, 2019