A couple years ago there was an essay that Marcus Katz penned that was one that resonated deeply with me. In this post he really highlighted the things that go into a tarot reading that the client never really thinks about. This is my interpretation of his essay. Keep reading to get a peek inside my head.
I was lucky enough to be asked to participate in an article recently, in which several tarot professionals were asked to offer their input on what makes an ideal tarot reading space. While many of us wrote from a professional viewpoint, all these tips can be used by casual tarot readers as well. Click READ MORE to check out this article written by Emily Huddleston for Redfin.
This month I am bringing you a guest post by Chelsea Lamb. Even though the business landscape is slowly changing, it is still more difficult than it should be for a woman to rise in the business world. To become successful in your chosen profession, you will have to manage the responsibilities of your current life with the stressful requirements of running a business. Here are some ways you can balance the two halves of your life so that you can run a successful business while maintaining a healthy home life.
To charge or not to charge? This is a surprisingly common question in the tarot reading world. There are a huge portion of readers who believe that the ability to read is a gift and should not be charged for. We respect that opinion, but be warned this article is not for you. We are talking to those of you out there who are ready to go pro and are at a loss as to how or what to charge. Keep reading to see how to price your tarot readings the best way possible.
Sometimes client's can ask some of the strangest questions, or they are very unclear when they ask them. It can be frustrating to say the least, but should you rephrase your client's question? Read more to find out more...
So you have decided to make that step towards reading professionally. In our pro series we are covering a lot of the basics you need to get started. This week, we go beyond our first article and start talking about the meat and potatoes of what your website should include. These are not hard and fast rules, just things that I have picked up through experience, trial and error and various seminars. Keep reading to get to work on your website today!
Going Pro: Covering Your Assets
We've talked about going pro in tarot, and today we are going to cover two aspects that a lot of people forget - especially if you have been hobby reading for some time. Keep reading for some of the best advice to make sure you are a legal beagle!
There is something mesmerizing and mysterious about tarot readers - admit it, when you first hear tarot you probably have these visions of a gypsy woman with dangly earrings and a crystal ball. Not true 90% of the time, but it is the vision most people conjure up. And admit it, if you are a geek like me the title of this post makes PERFECT sense to you. If not, that's ok too. Keep reading for more on starting your journey as a professional tarot reader.
So you think you are ready to "go pro" but you don't have the place or the money to open your own shop. Or maybe you are in a rural location where it is difficult to get clients. So you sit down, and after wondering if you are crazy to want to read tarot for a living, you decide that maybe you can work for one of those tarot websites. Surely they rake in the big bucks - and then you will be able to build the shop of your dreams. Is working for someone else worth it? Click read more to see what we think.
You've been toying with the idea of going pro with your tarot business. It seems like you are ready to hang that shingle out, when someone asks "Yeah, but are you certified?" Wait, what?
There ARE certification programs out there (and we'll cover them in another blog post). So do you NEED to be certified? Keep reading to find out!
Maybe you have just started reading, maybe you have been reading for a while. Either way, in this day and age, having a presence on the web is key to getting the right clients. This week we'll talk about getting set up with your own website. Keep reading for some tips to get you started off.
So, what actually IS an ‘ethical Tarot reader’?” I had just handed over my business card with my name on it to someone I had just met. “Someone who actually cares about the well-being of their client.” You mean there are Tarot readers who don’t care about their clients? Read more for advice on how to be an ethical tarot reader.
24 years of tarot experience, 20 years experience as a mom, and a lifetime of knowledge is just rattling around in here!