Doula Service

4 Tips For Starting A Successful Doula Service (2024)

Updated: January 19th, 2023

Want to start your own doula service? Here are some tips you should know:

Learn more about starting a doula service:

Where to start?

-> How to start a doula service?
-> How much does it cost to start a doula service?
-> Pros and cons of a doula service

Need inspiration?

-> Other doula service success stories
-> Marketing ideas for a doula service
-> Doula service Instagram bios

Other resources

We've interviewed thousands of successful founders at Starter Story and asked what advice they would give to entrepreneurs who are just getting started.

Here's the best advice we discovered for starting a doula service:

#1: Jessica Glendinning, founder of Your Virtual Doula:

We chatted with with Jessica, founder of Your Virtual Doula ($200/month). In our interview, Jessica says:

I would highly recommend in-person conventions and/or expos to anyone starting their own business but especially if it is an online business. Having an exclusively virtual business can sometimes cause neglect in one’s ability to sell person to person.

Additionally:

You must go into the birth of your business anticipating that good things take time. Time should not be feared, as those businesses that boom quickly tend to fizzle out just as rapidly.

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#2: Jessica Glendinning, founder of Your Virtual Doula:

We chatted with with Jessica, founder of Your Virtual Doula ($200/month). In our interview, Jessica says:

In the year 2021, I have seen a profit increase ten times that of the previous year. The past year has been difficult in so many ways but the growth of this business has been extremely rewarding.

Additionally:

I see too many people today believe that if their business is not an immediate success then it is not worth pursuing. Time is an essential ingredient in the making of a truly successful business.

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