How a Big Business Mentality Can Improve Your Farrier Business

How a Big Business Mentality Can Improve Your Farrier Business

Yes, that’s right – big business mentality can help improve your farrier business. Now hold on, hear us out. We’re not suggesting by any means that you start treating your farrier business like it’s a massive company. Instead, we’ve identified a few aspects of a big business mentality that you can use to improve your farrier business and help it stand out from the competition. Give us just a few minutes of your time and we’ll explain. Increase Your Professionalism When you Read more [...]

4 Ways to Better Manage Your Farrier Business Schedule

How well do you currently manage your farrier business schedule? Do you find yourself running late for appointments, or arriving to appointments only to find that the client has forgotten you were coming? By learning to better manage your schedule, you can increase your productivity – and your profits. Here’s how. Schedule Geographically Have you ever had days when you felt like you were driving in circles? One appointment was located in some out-of-the-way location, then you had to Read more [...]
6 Content Ideas for Your Farrier Business Facebook Page

6 Content Ideas for Your Farrier Business Facebook Page

If you want to grow your farrier business and engage your current clients at the same time, then you may want to focus on your farrier business’ Facebook page. Facebook pages allow you to connect directly with your followers, and can be a valuable marketing tool to help you bring in new clients, too. Want to ramp up your Facebook page, but are you wondering just what you should be posting? These six content ideas will help you get started. Tips and Tricks Your clients are horse owners Read more [...]
The Farriers App At the International Hoof-Care Summit

Why You Absolutely Need To Come See The Farriers App At the International Hoof-Care Summit

It’s no secret that if you’ll be anywhere near Cincinnati, Ohio on January 23rd through the 26th, then you need to head to the International Hoof-Care Summit. It’s the go-to place for farriers, offering great networking opportunities, tons of speakers ready to share innovative ideas with you, and a great trade show. But there’s another reason to get over to the International Hoof-Care Summit: If you come and visit Simon Notley, founder of Equitotal and The Farriers App, you’ll be able Read more [...]

How to Use Photos to Promote Your Farrier Business

When you’re working on a horse, stopping to take photos is probably not high on your priority list. But photos are important tools that can help you to promote your farrier business. Here are four ways you can use photos to promote your business, as well as some tips on getting the photos that you need. Business Cards Want to quickly catch the attention of a prospective client? Put a great photo on your business card. A colorful, eye-catching photo will help to gain attention, so your card Read more [...]

American Association of Professional Farriers

Back in 2011, a small group of farriers came together in Georgetown, Kentucky with the idea of creating a new association that would benefit all farriers and horse owners. Issues around certification, publications, continuing education, professional relations and alliances were discussed at that initial meeting and it was realised that an organisation and rallying point was needed. So began the American Association of Professional Farriers (AAPF). Not long after this meeting, the Association’s Read more [...]
changes to please your farrier business clients

5 Changes You Can Make In Your Farrier Business To Please Your Clients

What changes and improvements do you plan to make to your farrier business this year? Since we’re just starting out in 2018, we’ve come up with 5 possible changes that you can make to keep your clients pleased and happy. Send Out Appointment Reminder Texts and Emails If you’re not already doing do, then it’s essential that you start to send out reminder texts and emails. An appointment reminder can help to reduce a client’s stress over potentially missing an appointment. It also shows Read more [...]

Top New Year’s Resolutions To Make For Your Farrier Business

With 2018 right around the corner, have you started to think about what you’ll do to improve your farrier business next year? It’s the perfect time to come up with a New Year’s resolution for your farrier business. If you’re stuck trying to come up with an idea, we have 5 great suggestions to help you out. Increase Your Networking Networking can be an effective way to build your farrier business and find new clients. Make a point of increasing your networking in 2018. Try strategies Read more [...]

Considerations When Hiring an Assistant for Your Farrier Business

Have you been wondering if your farrier business could benefit from an assistant? There are many reasons why hiring an assistant may be a good move for your business, but it’s important that you’re prepared for everything that comes with this decision. Here are some points you’ll want to consider as you decide. The Benefits of an Assistant When you hire an assistant for your farrier business, you’re essentially getting the capability to do twice as much work every day. Even if your Read more [...]

4 Ways Farriers Can Make Their Accountant’s Job a Little Easier

Tax time is hectic for accountants, and if you’re not well-organized, then you’ll make your accountant’s job more difficult. Want your accountant to look forward to you showing up with your tax information each year? Then consider these 4 tips. Keep Receipts Organized and Labeled Keeping track of receipts is one of the most arduous tasks of owning a farrier business, but it’s absolutely necessary. Every receipt you have increases your deductions, minimizing the amount of tax Read more [...]