Q. Kindly give our readers an introduction to your business. Please include what your business is all about, in which city you are located and if you have offices in multiple locations/ cities.
Ans : We are a naturopathic Clinic in Seattle, WA. We have been practicing in the same location since 1987. We offer naturopathic family care to people of all ages – from infants to the elderly. We utilize naturopathic treatments, including botanical and herbal medicines, homeopathic medicines, spinal manipulation, acupuncture and Chinese herbs, and massage therapy. We also use conventional prescription medicnes when necessary, but always will first try safe natural therapies.
Q. Kindly give us a brief description about yourself (it should include your brief educational or entrepreneurial background and list some of your major achievements).
Ans : My wife and I are the founders and owners of Seattle Naturopathy & Acupuncture Center. We both went to Bastyr University in Seattle, WA and graduated in 1985. Before attending Bastyr University I graduated from Cornell University with a degree in psychology. I also graduated from the Northwest Institute of Acupuncture and Oriental Medicine in 1987.
Q. What three pieces of advice would you give to budding entrepreneurs?
Ans : Have a vision of what you want your business to look like and a clear plan for getting there.
Q. How many hours do you work a day on average?
Ans : Eight to ten hours a day
Q. To what do you most attribute your success?
Ans : The successful partnership I have with my wife, and our dedication to helping people feel better through natural therapies.
Q. How do you go about marketing your business? What has been your most successful form of marketing?
Ans : We have given talks, advertised on the web, and created an effective website. Our most effective advertising is word of mouth from our happy patients.
Q. How important have good employees been to your success?
Ans : Good employees have been very important to our success. They are often the first interaction patients have with our clinic and make a big difference in how people feel about their experience with us.
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