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3 Simple Tasks You Can Do to Keep Your Farrier Business Clients

When you run your own farrier business, you not only need to worry about finding new clients, but also about retaining the clients that you currently have. If you offer quality services, then many clients will stay on with your business, but there are a few little extra things that you can do that will really make your business stand out. Consider these three ways you can encourage your clients to stay with your business. Perform Appointment Reminder Calls Many clients appreciate receiving Read more [...]

Tips to Build Your Client Base as a New Farrier

If you’re just starting your farrier business, then building your client base is probably at the top of your to-do list. While it takes time to gain new clients, there are a few things you can do to speed things along and grow your farrier business. Here are some tips to get you started. Join Local Farrier Organizations Start by joining your state, regional, or otherwise local farrier organizations or associations. These organizations are great for a number of reasons: They provide you Read more [...]

How to Stay On Task with Your Farrier Business

When running your farrier business, do you often find yourself running on limited time, trying to get too many things done, and generally feeling disorganized or stressed? It’s a pretty common situation for small business owners to find themselves in, but that doesn’t mean that you can’t change it. These tips can help you to keep yourself on task each and every day. Create Goals Goals can be powerful tools that can help you to stay on task, rather than being overwhelmed by the amount Read more [...]

5 Tips to Design a Great Farrier Business Card

It might seem a simple task – put your farrier business name and contact information onto a card, and you have a business card ready to go. But when you’re running a farrier business, your business card can be a powerful marketing tool, so you want it to be the best representation of your business possible. Clients may find you when they see your business card on a tack store bulletin board, and if you sponsor a class at a horse show, you’ll often be asked to submit a business card for inclusion Read more [...]

4 Mistakes That Can Hurt Your Farrier Business

Could some of your habits be harming your farrier business, rather than helping to build it up into a success? When you’re running your own business it can be easy to overlook things, but these 4 mistakes could be costing you money, productivity, and even clients. Are you making any of these 4 mistakes? Poor Communication It can be difficult to stay in touch with clients when you’re busy, on the road, or working on horses. But client communication is important, and if clients don’t Read more [...]

5 Tips for a Successful First Appointment with a New Client

Your first appointment with a new client is an important time for both of you. It gives you a chance to get to know each other and make sure that you’re a good match. It’s also a great time to provide some information about how you work, what the client can expect, and to set up yourself up for a successful business relationship with the client. Here are 5 ways to ensure the first appointment goes smoothly. Set Out Your Expectations During the appointment, you’ll need to make some Read more [...]
5 Ways Attending a Farrier Conference Can Help Grow Your Business

5 Ways Attending a Farrier Conference Can Help Grow Your Business

Attending a farrier conference is a great way to further improve your talents as a farrier. But it’s also a great investment in your business. If you decide to attend a conference, use these 5 tips to get the most out of the experience and to help grow your farrier business. Choose the Right Seminars Most conferences offer a great selection of seminars, lectures, and other educational opportunities. They cover everything from marketing strategies to new shoeing techniques to the latest in Read more [...]

Should Your Farrier Business Be On Facebook?

Websites, blogs, social media, and even print advertisements. There are countless different ways to market your farrier business, and only so many hours in the day. But when it seems like everyone is on Facebook, it would seem that your farrier business should be there, too. Right? Not exactly. There’s no one-size-fits-all marketing strategy that will work for every business, and ultimately you need to do what’s right for your farrier business. Here are a few points to consider about getting Read more [...]

5 Tips To Help You Get Paid On Time, Every Time

How good are your clients about paying invoices on time? Do you find yourself sending out invoices again and again, and even arriving to a client’s next appointment when they haven’t paid for the previous one? Getting paid on time is an important part of being able to successfully run your farrier business. These 5 tips can help. Discuss Payments With New Clients Whenever you gain a new client, take a few minutes to discuss payment policies with them. This is particularly important if the Read more [...]

The 5 Best Investments You Can Make in Your Farrier Business

Whether you’re just starting up your business or have been working for years, there are always ways to improve and invest in your business. Thinking of making an improvement to help grow your farrier business? Here are 5 great investments to consider. Your Branding You don’t necessarily need to go all-out when it comes to branding your farrier business, but some basic branding practices will help. Create a logo, a business name, and decide on some branding colors that will represent your Read more [...]