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Doula Business Advisor: Create a Doula Business Plan

The difference between a dream and a goal is a timeline. Is the realization of your dream to own a thriving doula business your destination? If so, then getting there is a matter of doing it step-by-step. You need a written plan with goals, objectives, action steps and deadlines. The more you give shape to […]

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Doula Marketing Tip: The “Upsell” or Doula Business Add-Ons

Enhancing Your Doula Marketing Here’s a doula marketing tip. At my last doula training, one of the participants shared a list of doula services “add ons” with me. For doulas who are seeking to expand the income potential of their businesses, this is a good idea. I know that a large percentage of my doula clientele, […]

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Tax Tips for Doulas: Quarterly Tax Payments

Part 4. Options to Making Quarterly Tax Payments for Doula Business Owners If you are making money in the doula business, then you may find that you owe money to the feds or state on your income tax return this year. If the amount owed on your Form 1040 is more than $1,000 for 2014, […]

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become a doulaBecome a Doula!

Save $100 on our Doula Business Builder Deluxe Package with a one-time payment of $797. This comprehensive training package is already substantially discounted and includes DONA International Birth and Postpartum Doula Workshops, pre-requisite classes, and training in how to put it all together into a life-changing, successful mother-baby business. Plus, two BONUS offers! Your choice of training dates. Offer ends July 24.

Questions? Join our Free Teleseminar on the Top 7 Questions about Becoming a Doula on Monday, June 1 at 8pm (EST). Birth and postpartum doula trainer Patty Brennan will host this call designed to help you explore the various pathways to becoming a doula. Get your questions answered! Pre-registration is required.

Doula Business TrainingGet your birth business rolling!

Join Patty Brennan on Saturday May 30 for a Birth Business Development Workshop. There are many aspects to creating and growing a successful small business. From forming an LLC to making sure you are not the best-kept secret in town, we will make it all feel less daunting. Clarify your goals and “next steps” and be inspired! This workshop is approved for 7.0 DONA continuing education contact hours. Not just for doulas …

ChildbirthExpecting a baby?

Our Online Childbirth Classes are unique, multi-media programs with a personal touch. You no longer have to live near Ann Arbor to benefit from our dynamic, award-winning classes. The creator, Patty Brennan, has distilled into 16 separate online classes her 30+ years of experience as a childbirth educator, doula, midwife and mom. Featuring a holistic, consumer-oriented approach that encourages personal responsibility for your family’s health.

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