Valentine’s Day – Gift Certificate Heaven!

January 6, 2016

Here comes Valentine’s day and one of the biggest opportunities for you to market to your male clients and make them aware of the wonderful gifts and services you have for their loved ones. Hopefully you have a separate contact list for the gentlemen in your clients’ lives so with February 14 coming up quickly, […]

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Business Planning for a Successful 2016

December 23, 2015

  Your Business Check up What did you do this year?        What CAN you do next year? As the new year begins and salon owners are breathing a sigh of relief, it’s time to look ahead and set goals for the new year. So let’s begin to look at how your business fared in 2015. […]

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Are You Afraid of Change? Great New Video

December 16, 2015

Love this video from Michael Levine. So often people want more, want something different, but don’t want to change anything.  We all know the definition of insanity, doing the same thing over and over again and expecting a different result. So many hairstylists and salon owners want to earn more, be more successful or more […]

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The Perfect Hairstylist Christmas Gift – A Bigger Paycheck.

November 28, 2015

What would most people want for Christmas? Probably more money! How many hairstylists would love to have a bigger paycheck?  More money to buy those great clothes, that new smart phone, a new car or a great holiday.  I’m guessing that most would love this. For all of those who want all of the above […]

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Writing Your Business Plan – Where to Start

November 24, 2015

Writing the business plan for your salon is not an easy task. As hairstylists, we are creative people, but there is very little that is creative about the business plan, but there are no rules that say you have to do the whole thing yourself.  There are many companies that will write the plan for […]

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Your Business Plan – 5 Objectives to Meet.

November 8, 2015

Why do you need a business plan? What are you trying to achieve by writing one? May prospective owners realize that creating their business plan is a daunting task.  Particularly those in the salon industry.  After all, we are creative, we are opening our salon because we are a great hairstylist and get along with […]

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Salon Owners – What is Your Biggest Business Challenge?

November 7, 2015

Attention Salon Owners.  Owning a business is not  for sissy s!  Many end up putting their whole life savings into their dream salon, hiring great stylists and looking after their clients and team, yet end up buying themselves an expensive job  and often end up closing the business, feeling burned out and used. Isn’t it […]

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Starting a Salon Business? Your 5 Essentials.

October 31, 2015

So the time has come when you think you are ready to be your own boss and start your own Beauty Salon Business. Before you start, here are 5 essentials you absolutely must have in order to be organized and successful:- A DREAM  Yes, you absolutely must have that dream for the perfect salon.  How […]

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Attention Hairstylists – Here is Your Job Description.

October 26, 2015

I hear so many discussions about who owns clients, and the real truth is that no one owns them,  however, the salon, who has invested time and money into their business and who gives their stylists a great place to work has another take on this. Obviously, this does not apply to chair rental salons. […]

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What’s Your Marketing Plan?

October 19, 2015

Have you ever noticed that right after Halloween, (and sometimes even before) all of those big stores pull out their Christmas offerings?  Why so early?  It’s all about preparing the client for the big occasion and it’s part of their marketing PLAN.  All of the big suppliers have planned their 2015 Christmas last January, they […]

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