Thanks to Adrienne's "Summertime Marketing" course, my August numbers were the best they've ever been.  In the acupuncture and holistic healing world, August is typically one of the slowest months of the year.  Using the techniques and tips in Adrienne's class, not only was our August full with patients, it was one of the busiest months we've had since opening. 

That momentum has propelled us into the busiest 4th quarter we've ever had.  Thanks Adrienne!

Stacey Donelson, L.Ac.

Licensed Acupuncturist & Clinical Herbalist


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