Business Tips for the Aromatherapist

My Journey into the World of Essential Oils

by Andrea Butje on September 19, 2016

I want to share the story of how I first got introduced to the world of essential oils and Aromatherapy. Let’s go back to 1994, when Cindy Black and I co-founded the Finger Lakes School of Massage in Ithaca, NY. Running a Massage Therapy school was a deeply fulfilling experience, and I loved using essential […]


Business Tips for 2012

by Andrea Butje on January 2, 2012

Seeing successful aromatherapy businesses brings me great pleasure! I believe in the healing potential of essential oils, and I love seeing businesses promoting all their varied uses–household cleaning and skin care, as well as emotional and physical well being. So for those of you out there growing your businesses, I’ve put together some aromatherapy business tips. I […]

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Social Media

by Andrea Butje on May 25, 2011

There is so much information available now on Social Media tools and how to use them for your business. I wrote a post last year that provides an overview of the social media tools Facebook, Twitter, LinkedIn and YouTube. I have such fun with all these tools, I thought it might be helpful to give […]


2009: Celebrating and Reflecting

by Andrea on December 18, 2009

What a great year!       Are you inclined to reflect at the end of the year? My tendency is to work, learn, create, and then work more… and on the cycle goes! Sometimes during the course of the year, I forget to pause and notice the growth in our businesses. The end of […]


The Sweet Smell of Success

by Andrea on October 24, 2009

The Sweet Smell of Success! Over the years, I’ve read many business books and articles full of aromatherapy business tips. I’ve listened to advice from other business owners, engaged in classes online, read business blogs, subscribed to magazines, and watched videos. I’ve sought advice on marketing and advertising approaches, managing employees, and setting up a […]


Blog Hopping for Business and Inspiration

by Andrea on July 13, 2009

The World Wide Web can lead you to unexpected places. Surfing the internet is a surprisingly organic process. Lately, I’ve been reading blogs. Blogs are a form of expression online that allow businesses and individuals to self-publish information and personal experiences. Browsing from blog to blog is sometimes referred to as “blog hopping.” Imagine that […]