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Alarming Online Trend and Psychological Phenomenon – Snapchat Dysmorphia

We live in a time and age when image is everything. Selfies have to be perfectly edited as the standards of beauty are continually transforming. What was beautiful a few years ago, might be considered too imperfect or boring for the evolving selfie standards of today. Adjusting every photo is a real challenge but also a gratifying experience for many millennials (and other age groups) who are obsessed with having perfect pictures on social media. There are filters for breathtaking glowing skin, immaculate white teeth, large eyes, small nose,  big lips, etc. As filters are applied every facial feature and… Read More

How to be a better conversationalist?

In today’s world technology is fundamental, but it doesn’t always help us communicate better with others. Truth is millennials would rather text than talk, which reduces the communication skills and weakens that deep real human connection. There are many reasons for that. Plus quite a few discussion topics on how companies can improve communication with them. For a quick read on that topic, check this out. The purpose of this post though, is to give you some ideas on how to become a better conversationalist yourself. Here are some tips: Be there, be present. Don’t let you mind wander… Read More

7 Practical Marketing Ideas for Pet Grooming Businesses

Pets are additional members of the family for their owners. Dogs and cats make their owners laugh out loud, show affection and give lots of cuddles. And sometimes they also irritate (e.g. when they feel like barking all night)… Therefore a whole accordion of feelings a beloved pet can create and transmit, just as any normal family member. Except for the barking-all-night part (I’m obviously not insulting your other family members:). Running a successful pet grooming business requires a mix of ingredients. Here’s a bunch of practical marketing ideas you can use in order to provide better exposure to your… Read More

Champions Train, Losers Complain: 40 Fitness Quotes & Gym Jokes

Every passionate fitness addict knows that life has its ups and downs, and we call them squats. 🙂 Exercising is a lot of fun and for many champions out there the gym can be your favorite place on earth. Here’s a fun little collection of internet gym humor to keep you going. If you’re a fitness trainer, you can use a few of the lines below to instill some motivation into your very nice (but too comfortable;) clients. Enjoy it! “Q: How many bodybuilders does it take to screw in a light bulb? A: Three. One to do it and… Read More

Can You Evaluate the Marketing Health of Your Fitness Training Business?

Fitness is about training, discipline and a healthy lifestyle. Cardio-respiratory fitness, muscular strength, muscular endurance, body composition and flexibility are terms you’re probably very used to as a fitness trainer. You know well what each of these imply and can say how physically fit someone is by determining how well they perform in each area. The question is: can you also determine the marketing health of your business? That same discipline and control that goes into training is needed when it comes to promoting your fitness training business. As a fitness trainer and small business owner you most likely prefer… Read More

Leave a Great Legacy

This blog post was supposed to be on mobile apps. I’ve done my research and gathered some interesting data. All I had to do this beautiful Monday was to write an article on it. Which I tried. But somehow the post would just not come together. There was a reason for it. My mind was focused on something else. On priorities. On life. On leaving a great legacy. Last night I’ve received the news that a great person I admired and worked with for a few years, passed away. A person passionate about helping others, someone who sacrificed a lot… Read More

5 Fun Dental School Video Parodies

They say that Friday increases happiness all around the world and how can one not agree fully with that statement? I remember seeing recently a minions cartoon saying: “Friday is my second favorite F word… My first is FOOD. Definitely FOOD.” 🙂 If you need your calendar marked better to keep a superior track of your week (while all your clients are automatically informed about their appointments with you), remember that Appointfix is here to help. It’s Friday though, so let’s cheer up and watch some fun dental school video parodies. To make up for the introduction paragraph in my… Read More

Dental Marketing Ideas on How to Grow Your Practice

Honestly, who loves the dentist? Their significant other and their mom, I would say with a little bit of sarcasm. I’m writing this post on a rainy summer Monday with a storm going on outside at the moment, so please bear with me. I don’t know about others, but I used to panic whenever I heard the word “dentist”. I think some of your will understand that perfectly. You’ve probably heard the saying: “Some pains are physical, some pains are mental, the one that’s both is dental.” (Ogden Nash) Having lived in different countries, the search for a good dentist… Read More

Happy 4th of July!

Happy birthday, America! Happy 4th of July to all our dear Appointfix users celebrating Independence Day today! 🙂 Today is not only about barbecue and fireworks, but also about counting the blessings while celebrating freedom and liberty with friends, family and loved ones. God bless America! Wishing you all a safe and happy Fourth of July! 🎉 Emilia is Marketing Director at Appointfix, an app helping professionals and small businesses easily schedule appointments and reduce client no-shows using automated text reminders. Feel free to drop her an email at emilia.pustan@appointfix.com.… Read More