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Second Year Success Stories

In this past year of writing the blog, my practice has risen to new levels. The cash flow and tax payment inconsistencies that have plagued me from the beginning are over! Most of my triumphs came from going against traditional wisdom and … Continue reading

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Timeless Tax Prep Tools and Tips

When I began my blog in 2015, one of my clients who is a massage therapist told me she wanted to know more about taxes. I bet she’s not alone. That’s why I have continued to document my progress as … Continue reading

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To Discount or Not To Discount

The topic of discounting massage services has come up recently in a couple of Facebook groups I’m a member of. It seems there are two main camps: those who never discount and those who do so freely. Since I believe … Continue reading

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Why Cost Per Client Doesn’t Matter

If you’ve ever questioned my business philosophy, this may be another one of those times. One of my clients who is also a massage therapist asked me if I knew my cost per client. My answer was no. At first, … Continue reading

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Achieving Estimated Tax Payment Mastery

This may be my last post about taxes. Not because they aren’t important but because mastering business taxes isn’t really that complicated. It’s an experiment of trial and error that every self-employed person must perform. My journey through estimated taxes … Continue reading

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Getting Clients to Come Back Sooner

Here’s a massage business no-brainer: If clients come in more often they get better results and you make more money. Sounds simple, right? For some clients it is but others need some incentive to step up their visitation schedule. The … Continue reading

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My Tax Preparation Plan (Part Two)

My practice experienced tremendous growth last year! I stopped working my part-time franchise job last February and have been earning a living exclusively from my massage business ever since (my sales increased 188% over 2014)! As fantastic as this is, … Continue reading

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