How to Make Money as a Reflexologist

Written by Randy Wilson

Being a reflexologist is one ofrepparttar top five career choices inrepparttar 139739 field of holistic health. The trend shows that more and more people are turning toward holistic practices to enhance traditional medical therapies. Being a reflexologist also allowsrepparttar 139740 practitioner to create a flexible schedule in many circumstances.

If you have thought about a career in reflexology, it is time to start getting more information. The first thing you should do is contactrepparttar 139741 local reflexology association in your area. One such website is forrepparttar 139742 American Reflexology Certification Board at Although, certification is not required inrepparttar 139743 United States, for professional reasons, you should be certified if it is available.

Atrepparttar 139744 website, you will want to find answers to several things. You can look for schools certified to teach reflexology, licensing and certification requirements, and any other information you think would be helpful to you.

Going to school to become a reflexologist is a requirement in most places, even if you donít need to be licensed or certified after graduating. Classes range in duration from six months to one year or more. The class usually is at least 100 hours in classroom time and at least 300 hours practical time. Depending on your location, requirements may vary.

You should look for a reflexologist program that focuses on more thanrepparttar 139745 feet and hands. Look for a school that discusses health, nutrition, biology, chemistry, physiology, anatomy, ethics and professionalism. Finding a school that also explainsrepparttar 139746 business side of being a reflexologist is a plus. You may want to consider a school that also offers a massage therapist program. Even if you donít do it now, becoming a massage therapist can add to your income potential and increase your marketability. You may decide to wait to take these classes later, since they are more intense and licensing is a requirement in many areas.

As a reflexologist, you will be working with a clientís feet and hands for 45 minutes to one hour in a normal session. You should be able to talk withrepparttar 139747 client before, during and afterrepparttar 139748 session. It is your job as a reflexologist to calm and relaxrepparttar 139749 client while being a good listener.

Once you are inrepparttar 139750 final stages ofrepparttar 139751 reflexologist program, you should start working on marketing your services. From your practical experience, you may have a small client base, but you need a large client base that will continue to grow. You should decide if you want to go to your clients or have them come to you. If they come to you, consider renting space or partnering with a chiropractor, doctorís office, podiatrist, or holistic health center.

Affiliate Programs-An Easy Start to Online Income

Written by Brennan Howe

If you have been longing to start a business online you may be coming across terms you've never heard before. You may also have foundrepparttar opportunities available are overwhelming. Where do you begin?


Affiliate programs may berepparttar 139738 easiest online business to start running. Why?

With any online business you must have a product or service to sell. First you must create this product or service and then you must be able to fill orders.

Selling your own product or service also means creating a website, learning how to write ad copy, setting up a marketing plan, being able to accept payments online and obviously doingrepparttar 139739 work. If you're selling a physical product then you will need to make or buyrepparttar 139740 item, package it and pay for shipping costs. If you provide a service than you will likely have to start by doing free jobs to build your credibility and then when you are charging for your service you are still limited by how much work you can actually handle.


Affiliate programs are a great way to get started in an online business. In fact there are even some 'Super Affiliates' who are making fabulous incomes from affiliate programs. So, what ARE affiliate programs?

Affiliate programs allow you to sell another company's service or product and make a commission on every sale or lead. You do not even need to build a website or handlerepparttar 139741 transaction. Your job is to drive traffic (customers) to your affiliate link.

An affiliate link is a special URL code that will identify customers coming torepparttar 139742 company's site from your advertising. It will likely berepparttar 139743 website address with a code attached torepparttar 139744 end.

Some affiliate programs also have tiers. That means if someone who is interested in SELLINGrepparttar 139745 product comes through your link and signs up you will also get a small percentage of THEIR earnings.

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