By Michael Dorausch, D.C. Among the dozens of chiropractic postcards I receive at my office each week, there was one the other day for a clinical chiropractic seminar taking place in Las Vegas. The American College of Chiropractic Orthopedists is presenting their Clinical Update 2011 on April 28-30, at the Tropicana Hotel in Las Vegas Nevada. The above photograph of the postcard I received has information for registering online, as well as a phone number for the Tropicana Hotel and Casino. If you’re going to this event, don’t forget room rates are only available until April 6 (highlighted in red). […]

Response To Your ITEM Posted For Sale

By Michael Dorausch, D.C. I woke up to a forwarded e-mail this morning from a chiropractor that was contacted by someone inquiring about a piece of chiropractic equipment he had listed for sale. I’m thankful he quickly forwarded the e-mail to me so that the sender’s information could be investigated. While I’ve covered this topic in what feels like thousands of times before, I don’t expect the practice is ever going to go away completely, so I’ll continue to post reminders now and then. Bottom line: always be weary of those contacting you online regarding equipment for sale, this is […]

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Classified Ad Email Address Tips

By Michael Dorausch, D.C. For quite some time now, it has been the policy on planet chiropractic, that users of the chiropractic classified ad system don’t include their e-mail address in the body of their ads. The reasoning behind this was that scammers, scrapers, and con artists, were grabbing those e-mails and contacting unsuspecting chiropractors. For the most part, the filter that we’ve put in place, has worked just fine. Even better, the majority of users know better than to post their e-mail addresses (for all the world to see) within the body of advertisements. I wouldn’t recommend that on […]