How to meet local clients

Find where your potential clients gather and offer to present a short (about 10 minutes) talk to the group. For example, if the group is primarily males, subjects like when to go to the emergency room with chest pain or how to find out if you have low T may be of interest. During vacation…

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Are your emails being read?

When you send an email, do you assume that the reader actually reads your email? That may not be true. I’m talking about your everyday business and personal communication, not emails sent to advertise your products. Your email may be lost among the hundreds most of us receive each day.

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Necessary Insurance for Nurses

What is errors-and-omissions insurance, do I need it, and where can I buy it? Errors-and-omissions insurance is professional liability insurance and protects you in case you are sued for financial damages resulting from an error or omission in your work. I recommend that you purchase it. You can purchase the insurance at http://www.nso.com.

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Nurses with Disabilities

Based on the fact that nurses are part of the general population, one could assume that one in every 8.4 nurses might have an employment disability. If that is true, 291,548 nurses are affected. When I was asked to write an article about nurses with disabilities, I sent an email to my email list and…

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How much to charge?

Fair market value of nurse consulting services I am often asked by consultants, “How much should I charge?” and from healthcare facilities and attorneys, “What is the fair market hourly value for nurse consulting services?” The objective of this blog is to offer a fee formula to answer those questions and at the same time,…

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Writing Advertisements That Work

How to Write Advertising to Get Your Message Out Your objective is to gain customers from your advertising. Before you can hope to gain customers you must first make them read your ad. If you want people to read your ads, letters, and brochures, make them customer-centered and not self-centered. Tell them how your services…

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RNs Sales of Healthcare Products

Nurses Who Sell Healthcare Products or Design and Manufacture Healthcare Products Nurses are often interested in selling healthcare products or have an idea for a new product that improves the comfort or health of their patients. Some nurses are natural salespeople who do well selling wellness products, health foods, and nutritional supplements. Sales is a…

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Job Trends within Nursing

Projections as a Tool when Changing Nursing Jobs The goal of this blog post is to identify some industry projections/trends to be considered when considering a job change within nursing including nurse entrepreneurship and self-employment. Few professions offer as much variety and opportunities as nursing. The book 201 Careers in Nursing (http://www.amazon.com/Careers-Nursing-Joyce-Fitzpatrick-FAAN/dp/0826133827) describes 201 jobs…

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