Many of you are using sites such as HealthProfs, ZocDoc and Healthgrades as a means of marketing your services and sourcing new clients for your private practice. Well done! Let’s take a look at these three referral sources and share insight from RDNs about each, so that you can discern whether one (or several) might be helpful in growing your private practice.
You’re ready to start looking for the perfect space for your private practice – congrats! You’ll want to ensure the space that you select is inviting, comfortable and most importantly, HIPAA-compliant so as to protect your clients’ privacy. But let’s face it, renting your own private practice space can be pricey! You could consider teaming up with a local physician and share office space to not only save on rent, but to provide a more holistic network of care, provide mutual referrals and more. Let’s take a look at the pros, cons and considerations.
Does your practice have an online presence? By maintaining a website, a blog, and active social media accounts, you can enhance your interactions and build connections with clients beyond appointments. Social media can be a particularly useful tool for your practice, and leveraging it properly has the potential to help on a number of different fronts.
Are you receiving referrals from your area physicians or other healthcare professionals on an ongoing basis? If so, well done! Way to reach out and network in order to secure new avenues of bringing clients through your door.
If you’re not in touch with your local MDs, therapists, PTs, counselors, etc., there’s no time like the present to make plans for doing so. Here are five tips to get you started
There are many incredible resources on Facebook for dietitians who are interested in learning more from other dietitians about social media, entrepreneurial opportunities, media placement, and more! You may already be a member of some or all of them, but today we’re sharing the following list in the hopes that you check them out and join the ones that could prove valuable to your practice.
Many are closed groups, which means you’ll have to request membership on the respective Facebook pages, then verify that you’re a dietitian for the group administrator. Once you’re a part of the group, introduce yourself, engage, learn and contribute. There’s no time like the present to support one another as the health experts!