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Massage in the workplace
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What have your experiences been giving massages in workplaces? We have sent a few students out to do chair massages, and always get positive results. Although many of the "customers" do perceive the…Continue

Tags: depression, education, therapy, healing, massage

Started this discussion. Last reply by Daniel Cohen Aug 30, 2011.

Weather/Seasons

What is the best time of the year for everyone and their practices?It seems that more people are looking to get massage's in the summer, but I wonder if that matters across the country for those who…Continue

Tags: chicago, best, seasons, weather, therapy

Started Aug 15, 2011

Offering discounts
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Hey everyone,what have people done to promote any coupons or discounts they have ran? I have tried to go through Facebook and Groupon, and Living Social, but they have big restrictions.Have you used…Continue

Tags: massage, marketing, coupon, promotion

Started this discussion. Last reply by Cassandra Cravens Sep 12, 2012.

 

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Cassandra Cravens replied to Solex's discussion Offering discounts
"I print fliers and put them on local bullentin boards. I also upload "coupons" i create in Paint on my computer.  I just save it as a jpeg file and upload it to my business facebook page as a new picture. I also run specials each…"
Sep 12, 2012
Regeania Brown replied to Solex's discussion Offering discounts
"Thanks Gordon, I will keep that in mind. I really appreciate all the advice everyone has giving me. "
Sep 12, 2012
Gordon J. Wallis replied to Solex's discussion Offering discounts
"I use to offer a series of four...  Lets say you charge $70 a massage...Sell a series of four massages for say $250..  Have a stipulation that the four massages have to be used withing a two month period..  That way you get repeat…"
Sep 12, 2012
Regeania Brown replied to Solex's discussion Offering discounts
"Thanks Hannah, I will look into the LocBox service. "
Sep 12, 2012
Jed Heneberry replied to Solex's discussion Offering discounts
"If you're going to do a Groupon or Living Social deal, there are some important things to consider to make sure you're prepared. This article from the March/April Massage & Bodywork might help. "Should MTs Do a Daily…"
Aug 31, 2012
Hannah Levy replied to Solex's discussion Offering discounts
"I just want to chime in here - sometimes the best way to fill your books is by reaching out to clients who have not seen you for a while. I've heard feedback from some massage therapists who had difficulty getting regular clients from running…"
Aug 31, 2012
Regeania Brown replied to Solex's discussion Offering discounts
"Hi Alyson, I'm interested in doing the LS and Direct Mailing list as well to build my clientele Thanks, Regeania "
Aug 2, 2012
Daniel Cohen replied to Solex's discussion Massage in the workplace
"Mike since I haven't heard of any clothing optional malls outside Cap D'Agde in France, I don't think that is an option. Don't knock it until you try one (from an experienced chair professional). "
Aug 30, 2011
Mike G replied to Solex's discussion Massage in the workplace
"I've never had one, it reminds me of getting a massage in one of those Mall chairs. When I get a massage, it's in a private setting where I can remove my clothing."
Aug 29, 2011
Alyson Schlobohm replied to Solex's discussion Offering discounts
"Yeah, I get decent responses from facebook but it still hurts seeing my account hit for that much that often. What lists are you referring to? The mailing lists? If so, other than my Living Social run, the mailing list has been the second best form…"
Aug 22, 2011
Daniel Cohen replied to Solex's discussion Massage in the workplace
"I have operated a massage program for office workers and manufacturing for 12 years now.It is very effective. We do it under contract and in compliance with California labor laws. In each location we reduced soft tissue injury claims by 96%. Massage…"
Aug 17, 2011
Solex posted a discussion

Massage in the workplace

What have your experiences been giving massages in workplaces? We have sent a few students out to do chair massages, and always get positive results. Although many of the "customers" do perceive the procedure as awkward.The research behind the health benefits of massage reducing stress and depression are just astounding. http://massage.solex.edu/blog/stress-in-the-workplace-meets-its-nemesis/See More
Aug 17, 2011
Solex replied to Nancy Henson's discussion Any GOOD experiences out there with therapists using Living Social or Groupon?
"Groupon has a feature called "Groupon Now". We use that at SOLEX and have had some really good results. Groupon and Living social tend to require more up front than a smaller facility can offer. But by running Groupon Now, you can control…"
Aug 17, 2011
Solex posted a discussion

Weather/Seasons

What is the best time of the year for everyone and their practices?It seems that more people are looking to get massage's in the summer, but I wonder if that matters across the country for those who live in warmer climates?See More
Aug 15, 2011
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Aug 15, 2011
Solex replied to francisco's discussion Recently graduated..where look for jobs?
"Lisa that is great advice. I have heard to be careful about places like Massage envy. Does your school help with placement?"
Aug 15, 2011

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What is your website?
massage.solex.edu
Which modalities do you practice?
Swedish Massage, Reflexology, Sports Massage

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