10 Essential Questions to Ask New Clients

Intake forms are essential to every massage practice—especially digital ones that let you prep ahead of time. But, they don’t help you develop lasting relationships. It’s also important to really talk to your new clients—driving to the heart of why they’re there and putting them at ease. At MassageBook, we...

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Watch How Simple It Is to Create and Sell Your First Membership Plan

MassageBook now gives you access to a new way to better grow and predict your monthly income. It’s all about giving your clients an easy way to book month after month. But you’re probably thinking… Starting and managing a massage membership program sounds complicated. Not anymore! Take 2 minutes to...

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How Premium SOAP Notes Make You a More Efficient Massage Therapist

There’s nothing quite like having a full day of clients, feeling so accomplished and not having to sit down to do hours of paperwork. By the way, if you’re not sure what feeling to which we’re referring, it’s time you checked out MassageBook’s digital SOAP Notes. However, if you’re currently...

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Simple Secrets of the Successful Massage Practice

I think it’s probably safe to say that we all have more things we need to do (and want to do) than we have time for. At MassageBook I WANT to please you and every one of our thousands of customers by adding to and tweaking our software to meet...

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How to Make the Most out of Your Massage Therapy Intake Form

Let’s all admit it together: a massage therapy intake form is no fun. And can be seen as the obstacle to the path of relaxation. But as much as we dread all the initial paperwork, massage therapy intake forms have a serious side to every massage therapy business. In fact,...

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MassageBook Vs FullSlate: Which is the Best Massage Software for you?

In the age of Uber and Facebook, most clients expect to be able to book and manage their massage appointments online. The global consulting firm, Accenture Consulting, even predicts that by 2019, 64% of clients will book their health appointments using digital tools. If you want to build or manage...

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Massage Business Names: How to Come up with the Right

Choosing what your massage practice business name is going to be can come across as being one of the easiest parts of starting a business. But in some cases, it can be quite the opposite. Recently I came across a spa business called Bodyworks in Philadelphia who had found the...

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Massage Therapy Business Cards: How to Make Your Clients Love Them

10 years ago: Do you have a business card? Today: Do you have a Facebook account? Email? Online Booking? Massage therapy business cards were indispensable 10 years ago. Those rectangular pieces of paper containing contact info were even stored in leather-bound holders by some. Statistics say that nine out of...

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Top 10 Free Massage Therapy Video Sites for Continuing Education

As massage therapists, we get a charge out of using our toolbox of skills and techniques to help our clients feel better. Ever feel like you’re so busy “doing” that you don’t have the chance to keep learning? If you’re selective, the interwebs can be a convenient source of continuing...

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Stay inspired in your bodywork massage career

Like any long-term relationship, your massage career is going to go through it’s ups and downs. If you’ve been in this profession long enough, you already know this. Some days you’re flying high, knowing you’ve chosen the perfect career, and nothing in the entire world could be more fulfilling than...

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A Day In The Life Of A Massage Therapist

It’s not what you might think. Maybe you think it starts by being woken up by butterflies and holding crystals over belly buttons in the sun. Or maybe you think it’s the blood, sweat and tears of working on client after client and only bringing home a small chunk of...

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Does Your Website Answer these 5 Critical Questions?

Nearly everyone gets their information from the internet these days. Most likely, you recognize this fact and probably have a website of your own to attract new clients. (STILL don’t have a  website for your massage business?! You’re at a terrible disadvantage.) Your massage practice website is the most effective...

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7 Ways Massage Scheduling Software drives Business Success

The scenario: Two potential clients just texted you to schedule an appointment - They were referred by your existing clients. Yay! You couldn’t respond right away because you were in the middle of a session. After your session ends, you immediately answer. By the time you check out your client,...

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Expert Secrets to Reducing No Show Massage Clients Effectively

When clients don’t show up for their massage as promised, who do you blame? It doesn’t matter. Because just five no show appointments every week can cost you more than $12,000 a year. That is if you charge a minimum of $50 per hour for a massage therapy session. Consider...

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6 Super Simple Ways to Increase your Online Massage Bookings

In this business, we are only as good as our bookings. A good massage therapist has a loyal following and a better one leverages this following to increase their appointments with online booking while still manages to spend quality time with the family. Take Rachel Beider. At 33, she owns...

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Do THIS if you want more bookings from Facebook

Getting any new clients from your practice’s Facebook page? It’s not as difficult as you may think. But when we look at what most practices are doing, we see the majority simply ignoring the opportunity Facebook offers to drive new (and existing) clients back onto your table. Here’s an example...

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What's New & Coming Soon In MassageBook

What’s New: One-click posting of positive reviews to your Facebook page Drag and drop blocked time on all schedule views Business hours - “By appointment only” option added What we’re working on now: The new Promotions feature (coming soon!) Building a better, more effective Autopilot feature Improved appointment creation design...

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Discover the magic in knowing when to get help

What seems like not so many years ago, I was getting my massage practice in Atlanta off the ground. With a lot of hard work and consistent effort, I had grown my practice into a three room business and also had a corporate / event / mobile business that was...

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The SEO Checklist: 5 Tips for Massage Therapists

So you have your massage practice ready to go. Your company is staffed with licensed therapists eager to roll up their sleeves. You’ve signed a lease to an office and invested in massage supplies, tables and oils. You’ve prepared business cards, launched a website, designed a logo and even rented...

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Design a Massage Room That Inspires and Reflects Your Style

Customers can become loyal clients for two reasons: your awesome massage skills and the experience you provide - including your massage treatment room. Take Rafael O’Neil, who was once voted as the best massage therapist in Houston. His devoted clients flock from thousands of miles away just for a massage...

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How To Turn Online Visits Into Booked Appointments Easily

Every massage website’s main goal should be: getting booked appointments Of course, it’s designed to stand out among all other goals. But to one purpose: to turn online visitors into booked appointments. Consider the study that approximately 96% of online visitors that come to your website are not ready to...

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4 Ways to Provide Outstanding Customer Service

Am I providing outstanding customer service? This is a question I ask myself often. It’s a question you should be asking yourself as well. Does your gut tell you that you’re coming up short? Providing outstanding customer service isn’t an option. In fact, customer service should be the foundation of...

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MassageBook Adds Over a Dozen New Email Marketing Templates

MassageBook, the leading massage practice management and scheduling software solution for professional massage therapists and bodyworkers, adds over a dozen new email marketing templates for massage therapists to use in their email marketing campaigns. “Massage Therapists are busy. Time is money, and often it doesn’t make sense for therapists to...

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MassageBook | Receive more tip income with new Android mobile app

Two weeks. More valuable improvements released. It’s become a habit. I’ve been reading some books on human behavior lately. It’s undeniable that we humans are creatures of habit. We have our morning routines, our evening routines, our work routines, our play routines. Even interpersonal routines. In addition to getting me...

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Mobile Massage Practices: Considerations When Starting Out

I just fielded a question today from someone who’s considering starting their own mobile massage practice. It was a good question, and as I was answering it, it occurred to me that it’s probably something a lot of you are asking yourselves. Is it a good idea to start an...

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3 Free Website Builders for Massage Practices

Who says having a website for your massage practice has to be complicated and expensive?   Gone are the days of having to pay someone an arm and a leg to set up an informative and visually appealing website.   It’s a whole new era in the world of web...

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4 Things Pencil and Paper Can’t Do For Your Massage Practice

You rely on your organized schedule and client records to keep your business running smoothly.  If you’re looking to grow your practice, or would just like to simplify and streamline your day to day operations, you can’t afford to ignore what massage practice management software can do for you anymore....

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6 Tips for Growing Your Massage Practice with Social Media

After hours of client service, updating paperwork and SOAP notes, and all of the administrative duties that come with managing a massage business, the last thing on your mind may be social media marketing. Social media platforms like Facebook, Pinterest and Twitter are here to stay and can be a...

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6 Steps To a Successful Massage Practice

Many books and articles have been written on how to build a successful massage practice. Unfortunately, the simplicity of the big picture gets lost in the many details. Today I’m going to boil it down to the basics every massage business owner needs to do to grow their practice in the modern...

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Tips for Growing Your Bodywork Business with Online Tools

Traditionally, Chiropractors, Coaches, Physical Therapists and General Practitioners have been among the best referral sources for massage therapists and bodywork professionals. However, they may not always recommend a therapist by name. It is up to you to find clients on the channels they utilize most. How are customers researching massage...

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MassageBook Announces New Mobile Software For Massage Therapists

MassageBook, the leading massage practice management software solution for professional bodyworkers, opens the Beta version of their Mobile App to all its customers. MassageBook Mobile enables individual service providers and business owners to easily manage their schedules and accept payments – all from their smartphones. “The team has worked extremely...

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