Monthly Round Up Of Posts: February 2019

Monthly Round Up Of Posts: February 2019

2019 is showing no sign of slowing down! February was jam-packed and we covered some great topics such as how to create recurring revenue to ranking higher in Google.

Did you get a chance to see all our contributor articles? If not, you sure do want to set aside some time to read through this list as we looked into content marketing, launching big ideas and online counseling.

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Growth Tips For Office-less Private Practices

Growth Tips For Office-less Private Practices

Most counseling practices invest a lot of time and energy in creating a safe and comforting environment in their workplace. For therapists based within a clinical environment, the regulations of each hospital and clinical center can affect their interior environment. Indeed, many medical centers can feel cold for therapy visitors.

How To Run And Maintain Your Business Effectively

Running a business is no easy feat and maintaining the success and functionality of your business can be hard work. No matter how old your company may be, there will always be challenges along the way, so how can you run and maintain your business effectively. Here is a helpful guide on how to do just that.

Building Your Billing Systems: Part 2

In my last article, we talked about the importance of credentialing and payment reconciliation. These are important systems for the insurance-based practice. In this article, we will talk about the importance of following-up on claims and verifying benefits. Fair warning, this is the hard part of a DIY practice or a practice that is taking insurance.


Jon Vroman Wants You To Live in The Front Row | PoP 353

In this podcast episode, Joe Sanok speaks with Jon Vroman about living life in The Front Row, what it takes to be a Front Row Dad, being your true self and how being a healthy version of yourself can benefit everyone around you.


Angelina Jolie, Sean Connery, Tony Robbins, and Stephen Covey all Were Coached by Arthur Joseph | PoP 354

In this podcast episode, Joe Sanok speaks with Arthur Joseph about vocal awareness and how to speak correctly in a way that makes you stand out.


David Shriner-Cahn Helps People Make Stable, Predictable, and Recurring Revenue | PoP 355

In this podcast episode, Joe Sanok speaks with David-Shriner Cahn about how he helps people make stable, predictable and recurring revenue and why it’s important that your business has multiple revenue streams.


How to Rank Higher in Google with Jessica Tappana | PoP 356

In this podcast episode, Joe Sanok speaks with Jessica Tappana about starting a group practice and how you can rank higher in Google.


David Morgan Started an Online Anger Management Course | PoP 357

In this podcast episode, Joe Sanok speaks with David Morgan about how he went beyond his practice and started an online anger management course.

How to Rebuild a Practice When People Leave with Dr. Larry Beer | PoP 358

In this podcast episode, Joe Sanok speaks with Dr. Larry Beer about how he rebuilt his practice when people left and what he is doing differently now.


Before You Go…

  • Stop Asking People to be Your Mentor and Try This Instead
    I never considered myself having a mentor until I graduated from high school; I was part of a growing non-profit and this person I looked up to slowly took me under their wing.
  • How to Slow Down to Spark Innovation
    I remember this moment early in my career as a therapist and I was working to grow my private practice and I tried to get on all these insurance panels. I also tried to network and I was working full time for Community Mental Health and at the time I just wanted some clients.
  • How I’ve Launched Big Ideas
    Launching an idea or new business service in your private practice can be a little nerve-wracking. Simply because you’re challenging the norms of what it means to be in “private practice.” Thinking outside of the box and taking risks in yourself, your business, and creativity is how you can think of new services to expand your services.
  • Becoming an Expert and Staying Relevant
    I have a colleague with whom I consult regularly.  One of the nice things about this trusting relationship is that I have the space to discuss dreams and desires, as well as fear and what might be standing in my way.
  • You Can’t Have Big Ideas Unless You Do These Three Things
    When we look at where creativity comes from and how ideas are generated, it’s not usually when our minds are full. Usually, our minds come up with new ideas when we’re in the shower, on a long, quiet drive or right before we fall asleep. There are actually three myths around ideas that we have to address: We have to hustle and push to have big ideas, you have to be highly qualified, and you have to come up with new ideas.
  • 3 Ways to Increase SEO and Rank Higher With Google
    If you’ve been in the counseling business for a while, you probably have a website.  Have you ever wondered whether your website is helping you or hurting you?  It’s basically all about SEO (Search Engine Optimization) and whether you have it or you don’t.  That and content have been the two biggest ways I’ve learned to help my business.
  • Content Marketing Essentials to Grow Small Businesses in 2019
    In the information age, small businesses have the opportunity to compete with the companies, which are much bigger in size. Today, every organization has equal chances to succeed in the market. It is worth mentioning that an effective content marketing strategy is one of those magical tools, which helps small business to thrive.
  • 5 Things I Learned After Adding My First Clinician
    Adding more clinicians can seem like a huge hurdle for any practice owner to jump over, and making that big step forward definitely brought with it new lessons for me that I’m happy to share.
  • Easy Ways to Save Money and Boost Profits when Running a Private Practice
    If you run a private practice, then you will understand how stressful it can be at times. After all, you need to look out for the welfare of your patients and your staff, all while balancing your finances and vendors. This can be difficult, but believe it or not, there are ways for you to try and cut the cost of running your own practice.
  • On Being a Therapist…and Mother and Business Owner
    Some women are meant to be full-time homemakers, some women are meant to be full-time businesswomen, and some women are meant to have a balance of both worlds. I have the unique opportunity to be a mother, be a therapist and be a business owner. Finding the “balance” is something I am constantly working on but have found 6 key things that help the scale from tipping too far one way.
  • How to Assess if a Client is a Good Fit for Online Counseling
    When a client reaches out for online counseling, I schedule a phone or video session with him/her.  This gives me a chance to see the client in person or hear his/her voice. As we would in a more traditional counseling environment. In addition, my Code of Ethics (NASW) now suggests obtaining photo ID on all online clients. This is to further verify identity and make arranging emergency services a bit easier if needed in the future.  
  • Dr. Larry Beer & Joe Sanok Discuss How to Rebuild When Employees Leave
    Things have been going really well for Larry and his group practice but he advises that one of the things that happen when things are going well is to kind of rest on your laurels. And you don’t realize that sometimes unexpected things can happen and an unexpected thing there and it really challenged him on a number of levels.
  • How to Spark Your Innovation and Creativity
    If you really think about it, where and when do our big ideas start? It’s usually when we’ve slowed down. Maybe when you’re in the shower, taking a long drive or on a hike outside.

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