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Community involvement: good for your town, your pharmacy and you!

Posted by Matt Coakley on Mon, Sep 30, 2013 @ 08:50 AM

Among the many reasons we love taking care of independent community pharmacists is they represent all that is great in small town America. Few, if any other community members are as entrepreneurial, work as hard, or are more dedicated to the community than owners of a hometown pharmacy.

While it may seem I am preaching to the choir, our very best clients have found getting more involved in the community where they do business – and on many cases – where they live, is a great way to meet more people and, indirectly, increase their customer base.

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Topics: community pharmacy owner, community pharmacist, community pharmacy benefits, Community Pharmacist Lifecycle, business, vision, profitability, pharmacy value, family business owner, family business, behavioral economics

3 Prescriptions for a Community Pharmacist

Posted by Benjamin Coakley on Tue, Jul 17, 2012 @ 10:49 AM

If you are just getting started...

If you are just getting started as an independent community pharmacist, it is essential to remember to ask for help. It is easy to get caught up in the day-to-day challenges of a new business and try to do everything on your own. But, if you take the time to ask for help, your business will benefit from the wisdom and support of others. Remember, you are independent but you’re not alone.

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Topics: community pharmacist, business, written goals