How to Start a Massage Therapy Business

How to Start a Massage Therapy Business

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So you've decided it's time for a change in your career. Maybe you have been working in a massage studio, or maybe a friend inspired you to go into the field, or perhaps you decided you want to become your own boss. Where do you go from here? How do you start a massage business?  Starting a massage business may seem like a daunting task, but we're here to help. By learning these key items, you can successfully start a massage business. First, get certified and then create a business plan. From there, you'll need to define your clientele and develop a marketing plan to reach them and grow your business. Massage Certifications  First thing first. Complete your massage therapy license and get certified. Most states have regulations for massage therapist licenses and certifi... Read more

Do You Offer Cupping or Micro-Current? Insurance Now Available

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Did you know that a form of insurance or the practice of spreading risk existed among Chinese and Babylonian traders in the 3rd or 2nd millennium B.C.? This insurance system was even recorded in the Code of Hammurabi. And did you also know that cupping therapy began nearly 3,000 years ago in the same region? Now, ancient practices meet modern technology with BBI's newest endorsement offering—cupping therapy insurance available for purchase online. If you offer this therapeutic service as part of your massage therapy or bodywork business, you can add an endorsement to your BBI policy for just $35. But that's not all. BBI is offering coverage for microcurrent treatments—one of the latest technologies utilized by estheticians—also available for just $35 with your BBI policy. Our base... Read more

Relieving the Pressure with Massage Insurance

Relieving the Pressure with Massage Insurance

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Think about your education and work as a massage therapist, now think of all the time and money you’ve invested into building this career you’re so passionate about. That alone is something worth protecting, isn’t it? By taking simple measures to safeguard yourself and your business, you can help ensure a smooth career as a massage therapist. And when thinking about how to safeguard your business, you must consider all the risks involved. As a massage therapist, any routine therapy session could go terribly wrong and you owe it to yourself to protect your livelihood with massage insurance. Common Massage Claims: Third-party claims can wreck your massage therapy career. And so you have an idea of how, here are the three most common claims of massage therapists that are insure... Read more

How to Understand Esthetician Insurance

How to Understand Esthetician Insurance

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As an esthetician, you’re responsible for helping your clients reach their wellness goals. Your education and experience allow you to offer them outstanding services.   That being said, did you know those therapeutic, beauty, and health treatments you offer can expose you to certain risks? Accidents happen, even to the best estheticians, and if something goes wrong, it’s important you have esthetician insurance. Have you ever considered what would happen to you or your business if you accidentally burned a client’s skin? What would you do if the chemicals you use on a client caused an allergic reaction? No matter how careful you are, accidents are inevitable. If you’re asking yourself, “Do I really need esthetician insurance and are my services even covered?” Let us... Read more

A Beginner’s Guide to Barber Insurance

A Beginner’s Guide to Barber Insurance

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Congratulations! You’ve completed the required 1,500 hours (unless the Texas House Bill 1705 passes) to get your license, taken and passed your exam, and secured a location to work at—the next step is to start earning money. But before you pull out your clippers or lather up some shaving cream for your first client, you’ll want to think about obtaining barber insurance to protect your business from any potential lawsuits or accidents. Insurance can be confusing for pretty much everyone, so in this blog, we’ll cover some basic information about the importance of liability insurance and answer questions like, “Why do I need barber insurance?” Hopefully, we’ll be able to help you select the best insurance for your professional needs. What does barber insurance cover? Barber insurance... Read more