2015 Pregnancy, Birth, Baby Professional Conferences

I don’t know about you but I love a good birth conference (or breastfeeding conference, or midwifery conference)… the learning, the networking, the time away from laundry/dishes. Here is the current schedule for 2015 birth conferences. If you are a conference organizer and want yours listed, contact me. Also, check out my own Grow Your Birth Business Workshops available around …

Battle of the Online Printing Companies Part One: Compare Pricing

Have you ever ordered a small batch of business cards from an online printing company? Did you ask for recommendations or search online and order without ever comparing price, quality or speed? To order the same print job from multiple print companies is cost prohibitive, so many businesses don’t take the time to compare. Never fear! As an experiment I have ordered …

Three Ways to Make Your Childbirth Class Irresistible to Dads

1. Create Class Curriculum That Dads Like The first and most important step is to make your classes father friendly. Talk to fathers you know and ask them what would have made class a better fit for their needs. Word of mouth is a huge benefit to your marketing efforts so get dads raving about your classes. Here are some …

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4 Ways to Advertise Your Prenatal Fitness Business

Working as a prenatal and postpartum fitness instructor should be both personally rewarding and lucrative. Here are some tips for increasing your clients that won’t break the bank. 1. Encourage Word of Mouth Your clients are your best advocates! Offer a bring a friend discount like: 15% off for both when they come together. Ask your clients to rate you on Yelp …

Doula Website Critique – Sarah Moloney

Ever wondered how a designer and search engine optimization specialist would critique your website? I’ll be running a midwife or doula website critique series at least twice per month. Who gets a free critique? Only my Grow Your Birth Business eCourse members! If you are interested in scheduling a private and personalized website critique for your business, make an appointment …

Top 7 Cesarean & VBAC Websites That Every Birth Pro Needs to Know About

Guest post by: Sharon Muza, BS, CD(DONA) BDT(DONA), LCCE, FACCE April is Cesarean Awareness Month, an event meant to direct the American public’s attention to the United States’ horrendous cesarean rate. 32.8% of all birthing women gave birth by cesarean in 2012. A cesarean delivery can be a life-saving procedure when used appropriately, but it takes one’s breath away when you …

Mood Board: Cherry Blossom

As a designer, I love color. I love the application of color to graphic design. There are many websites that can help you find palettes but few show you how you can apply them to graphic design. I’ll be doing a regular blog post where I take a photo, pull a palette from it and create a graphic design layout. …

2014 Birth Conference Roundup

I don’t know about you, but I love a good birth conference (or breastfeeding conference, or midwifery conference). The learning, the sisterhood, the time away from Mt. Washmore at home. Here is a sneak peak at the current schedule for 2014 birth conferences. If you are a conference organizer and want yours listed, contact me. Post by Bloom Birth Professionals. …

Savvy Biz Tools: Google Voice

One of my favorite free business tools is Google Voice. If you would like a separate business number without a separate phone contract, this is the solution for you! You can set up a free account here. What it is: You get a free phone number in whichever area code you choose and you can set it to forward the calls …