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Respect Massage Podcast Interviews

I have been interviewed quite a few times for podcasts. Even though every interview is very different, there is one question that is always asked, "why did you start Respect Massage?" If you are looking for the answer to that question and so much more, give these...

How to Spot Clients Who Ask for Happy Endings

How to Spot Clients Who Ask for Happy Endings

I Googled "How to Ask for Happy Endings" and here are my results. It was not a pleasant experience and I was shocked at what I found. Make sure you are not sending the wrong message with your massage therapy business. Avoid these code words and behaviors....

Should I Have My Picture On My Massage Business Webpage?

Will having my picture on my massage business webpage attract sexual solicitations? In a career as fulfilling as massage therapy, it stinks to deal with the raised eyebrows, off-color jokes, and innuendo that comes along with telling someone what my vocation is. I...

T-Shirts for Massage Therapists

T-Shirts for Massage Therapists

T-shirts and Masks In true Respect Massage fashion - I am laying the SMACK DOWN on all the awful t-shirts for massage therapists out there. How do we expect to be respected by the public when all massage therapist apparel is glowing hands and silly rhymes? Finally,...

How to Screen Massage Clients

How to Screen Massage Clients

https://youtu.be/ms-OjErsvMs   Screen massage clients to protect you and your practice from potentially dangerous situations. The whole point of screening your clients is to prevent clients that you do not want from entering your practice. It is a delicate dance...

Warning Signs for Massage Therapists

Warning Signs for Massage Therapists

There are warning signs for massage therapists to look out for when faced with a client looking for a happy ending. Sometimes, they are vague and easy to miss because the solicitor is fearful of getting caught and arrested for illegally soliciting sex. Clients can...

Security System for a Massage Therapist

Security System for a Massage Therapist

A security system for a massage therapist, like me, has always seemed way too expensive. After all, I am a small business owner on a budget. I assumed security systems were something for the rich kids. As a result, when it came to getting a security system for my...

How to Build a Massage Practice Texting Etiquette

How to Build a Massage Practice Texting Etiquette

You have a new massage therapy client text message you and you are not sure of their intentions. How do you come across as professional (in case they are a legit client), but still make it clear that you aren't a happy ending parlor (in case they are...