Cool temperatures 🌂, whitened streets ⛄ and warm beverages ☕...We all know what this means 😮 The holiday season is fast approaching and who doesn’t love a good holiday spirit? Whether you’ll be spending it on a beautiful and white sandy beach, or in front of your warm fireplace surrounded by your loved ones, the holidays are the perfect time to give and receive! Use this joyous occasion to connect with your clients and go the extra mile. Whether it be as simple as a holiday card, a seasonal discount or giving out gingerbread cookies, doing a little something to make your clients feel extra special during this special time of year will not only benefit your business, but will also make you feel good. Find out all the different ways you can make that happen right here 👇
Gifts 🎁, milk & cookies 🍪, and building snowmen ⛄… These are only three of the many reasons why we all love the winter holidays (unless you’re the Grinch). Winter season is a time to relax and enjoy your close family and friends’ company. We all want our favorite holiday to be stress free, and in order to make that happen, preparation is key for both personal and business purposes. Whether you run a small business or a big family, or both (kudos to you 😅), this time of the year requires laying out active groundwork on how to handle all your business affairs and holiday shopping to properly take on the holiday rush. Don’t know where to start? Find out all you need to know right here👇
Who isn’t on Instagram nowadays? This photo based social media has slowly but surely been taking over the digital world, with nearly 1 billion monthly active users as of June 2018 according to Statista. Instagram, like many of its counterparts, can be used for different purposes, from personal accounts to show off one’s life, to professional and business accounts used to promote a company, product or even a trend. In order to succeed in this technological era, it’s important to use the right tools to reach a larger and hyperconnected audience. Do you want to start using Instagram professionally to grow your client base but don’t know where to start? Keep reading this blog post to find out how to get started 👉
When it comes to business, presentation is everything, right? We all know it’s a key aspect to any successful business. Your team may look good, but if your social media or webpage isn’t up to date or modern, then it doesn’t really matter. First impressions are so important! You have to know that even if your client has heard about you through a friend, the first thing he or she is going to do is check you out online. Let’s be honest, most people choose the webpage that looks the best. Here are a few tips to help you stand out.
We all love to scribble, draw and write down our thoughts on paper. However, in the business world of this innovative century, scribbling your appointments and other information on paper is simply not efficient, nor professional anymore. It’s time to use the technology at hand! Not only will it simplify your life and help you keep up with the competition, but it’s also good for the planet 🌎Having a paper agenda nowadays can hurt you in several ways. Keep reading to find out why it is crucial to switch to an online agenda ASAP.
September is a great month, isn’t it? People are going back to school or back to work. Everyone is happy and in a good mood after spending time on a sunny beach. And it’s a great season for you because everyone wants to feel and look their best, so you know clients are going to be booking appointments left and right. Don’t you love back to school season now? But are you really ready for it?
Sunny weather and beaches. Margaritas and good company. Is there a smile on your face yet? Are you in desperate need of a break but worried there won’t be any business left to come back to? With the right tools and preparations, you could be sipping on Piña Coladas on a beautiful sandy beach in Hawaii in no time and without a single worry ;) Let’s see what you need to do to make that happen!
As a successful business owner, beauty professional, or any awesome title you may go by, you have a lot of things on your plate. We know you are an accomplished multitasker, but we also know you rather do the things you love, like spending time with your family and taking care of the people coming in to use your services. So, here is a question you will eventually have to ask yourself: “Do I need to hire an administrative assistant…or do I need a management and online booking platform?” Here are the pros and cons.
Oh dear, is it that time of the year already? Yes, it’s prom time. Girls will giggle, buy that perfect dress and guys will have to rent the perfect matching tux, get a boutonniere and break the piggy bank to rent that extra-stretch limo. We know all the high schools around set up their prom at pretty much the same time, that means every girl needs to get her nails, makeup and hair done for this special day. What a lucrative month for beauty salons and hairdressers alike. But are you ready to deal with this appointment tsunami? Let’s see what you need to do to get ready!
All the Sassoons, Fekkais, and Hershbergers of this world started cutting hair in relatively small, unknown salons. They gained a cult-like following because of their talent and because of their strong work ethic. As a salon owner, your prime source of revenue comes from services you offer your clients. It all depends on how many you see per day, week, and month.
We know you rock your scissors like a modern day Edward scissorhands but it's sadly usually the logistics and scheduling tools that slow salon owners down. You want to optimize your time and not necessarily maximize it so you can take advantage of every second of your work day without penalizing your clients or your practice.