Business Tips for the Aromatherapist

A New Component Database

by Andrea Butje on April 10, 2011

Aromahead Institute recently launched a new Component Database, a subscription-based online tool for researching essential oil components and their therapeutic actions.   A component database subscription gives you access to exclusive datasheets compiled by Andrea Butje and Robert Tisserand. Each datasheet includes a molecular structure illustration, chemical family, therapeutic properties, medicinal actions, safety concerns, notes and […]


Facebook, Twitter, LinkedIn and Youtube Overview

by Andrea on September 14, 2010

Facebook, Twitter? LinkedIn? Youtube? So many social media tools–it can make your head spin! This social media overview can help.     You don’t have to be overwhelmed. Each of these social media tools can be a wonderful addition to your business! Facebook Facebook is a free social network. You can register for a personal […]


Blogging is a journey! While I sit here at my computer, in serious contemplation,  I try to imagine how I can connect with you through writing. What can I write that will support your essential oil education? How can my blog posts actually change and grow your business or personal life? Can I find ways […]


1 Password

by Andrea on June 14, 2010

The 1 Password website opens with the question, “Have you ever forgotten a password?” Of course, that grabs my attention–I’m on the internet all the time! And as we all know, passwords can be ridiculously annoying! That’s why 1 Password is such a life saver. “1Password is a password manager that goes beyond simple password […]

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A blogging milestone: Over 100 posts

by Andrea on May 20, 2010

I’ve now written over 100 blog posts! My first post was in the summer of 2008, almost exactly two years ago. This feels like a blogging milestone, a place to pause and reflect. I love writing about essential oils, distillers, importing, traveling, teaching and ways small businesses can grow on the web. I also love […]


Setting Up Your Social Networks

by Andrea on May 12, 2010

Ready to build your web presence online using free, fun social media networks? Let’s take a moment to consider what each of these social networks are about, and what you need to get set up.   1. Facebook: Create a free page with pictures and links, post your thoughts, and share ideas. 2. Twitter: Connect […]

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