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ExpectMore, With Les: For Hire—Times 38,000

I recently returned from the 2018 ISPA Conference & Expo in Phoenix, where I got the chance to talk about, and advocate on behalf of, our amazing members. My session was called “Recruiting, Hiring, and Supporting Massage Therapists,” and I can tell you there are plenty of people out there looking to do the first two of those three things. One statistic I heard at the conference is that there are an estimated 38,000 open jobs for massage therapists in the spa industry.

Strategic Pricing for Massage Therapists

Do you charge the same amount for every 60-minute session you perform? On the surface, pricing a service seems like a simple, straightforward thing.

5 Common Misconceptions About Online Scheduling

Since 2012, Schedulista has been helping business owners get started with online scheduling. We’ve spoken to a lot of business owners over the years, and we’ve noticed some common misconceptions we hear from people who have never used online scheduling.

ABMP School Members Receive Special Benefit with COMTA-Endorsed Curriculum Program

ABMP and the Commission on Massage Therapy Accreditation (COMTA) kicked off an exclusive partnership at the 2018 ABMP School Forum, where COMTA Chair Cliff Korn and Executive Director Dawn Hogue awarded a COMTA-Endorsed Curriculum Program scholarship to ABMP Premier School Santa Barbara Body Therapy Institute (SBBTI).

Can MTs write off gift certificates as a charitable donation?

Massage therapists often have questions about what they can and can’t write off when it comes to charitable donations. In this video blog, Allissa Haines of Massage Business Blueprint and Kelly Bowers, a massage therapist, writer, and speaker, discuss the options available to MTs.

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