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Heather Ripley
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  • Omaha, NE
  • United States
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Marketing Advice
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I'm a new massage therapist. I recently graduated in May then got certified in Ashiatsu, following that I began working at a gym. I started out doing pretty well the first two months, but the last…Continue

Started this discussion. Last reply by Toni Picone Oct 1, 2012.

 

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Toni Picone replied to Heather Ripley's discussion Marketing Advice
"I have a co-op  with a local boxing/kickboxing/mauy thai gym as part of their new membership package they get one free 1/2 hour session of Thai Massage right at the gym in the boxing ring. I schedule the free sessions at the gym's busy…"
Oct 1, 2012
Jed Heneberry replied to Heather Ripley's discussion Marketing Advice
"Great to hear! Keep up the good work! That's two recommendations for Ashiatsu. Looks like a winner so far. "
Sep 26, 2012
Heather Ripley replied to Heather Ripley's discussion Marketing Advice
"Hi Hannah! Wow!!!!!!! Thank you for the wonderful advice! It is all really good!! I am definitely going to look into all of your suggestions.  I have been giving the personal trainers and sales staff free demos of Ashiatsu. I also sent out an…"
Sep 25, 2012
Heather Ripley replied to Heather Ripley's discussion Marketing Advice
"Hi Jed, Thank you so much for the advice, I really appreciate it. After I posted this, I ended up getting really busy at the gym. I made an Ashiatsu billboard and posted a note on it, stating that demos are $15 for 15 minutes. I initially tried…"
Sep 25, 2012
Hannah Levy replied to Heather Ripley's discussion Marketing Advice
"Hi Heather, Just to add to Jed's advice: - along the same ideas as above, you can partner with the gym to include a discount of some sort when new members join the gym. Like a $X off one hour massage for new gym members. This way, new gym…"
Sep 18, 2012
Jed Heneberry replied to Heather Ripley's discussion Marketing Advice
"Heather, What kind of specials and promotions have you done? Here are some quick thoughts: Find a study on the benefits of massage that would apply to the clientele at the gym Donate short sessions to the personal trainers or other staff members…"
Sep 18, 2012
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Marketing Advice

I'm a new massage therapist. I recently graduated in May then got certified in Ashiatsu, following that I began working at a gym. I started out doing pretty well the first two months, but the last two months have been completely dead. I have tried everything to advertise myself - I started by doing tons of chair massage (for free) to promote myself, as well as Ashiatsu demos ($5 for 15 min), I did an email blast to all of the members, I've tried doing specials and promotions, I've used the…See More
Sep 17, 2012
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What is your website?
https://www.facebook.com/shantimb
In what year did you enter the profession?
2012
Which modalities do you practice?
Swedish Massage, Deep Tissue Massage, Hot Stone, Craniosacral Therapy, Sports Massage, Myofascial Release, Shiatsu, Aromatherapy

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