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What to Know Before Going Solo in the Spa Industry

The thirst for flexibility and control in the workforce is translating to an increase in self-employment in the U.S., with estheticians and independent spa professionals leading the charge. With many feeling the ambition to start their own business, here are some important takeaways to consider before launching an independent practice. Read Full Article

Tips and Strategies for Salon Success from a $10K a Month Stylist

Kate Sparks, Meraki Salon in Corona, CA, started her hairdressing career 13 years ago. As a hairstylist now making $10,000 a month, we wanted to know any tips she has for how to set yourself up for success in this industry and in your career. Read Interview

Keys to Success- Secrets to Achieve a Successful Digital Marketing Strategy

Read as Stylie’s Chad Hankinson joined other experts on sharing keys to setting up a successful digital marketing strategy! Read Full Article

Seven Budget-Friendly Ways to Market Your Spa

Launching and managing a spa business can be overwhelming. And when budgets are small, marketing efforts can be the first expense kicked to the curb. Fortunately, spa businesses today have access to more cost-effective, trackable marketing resources than ever before. Here are a few easy and cost-effective ways to market your spa business without spending […]

Five Easy Ways to Pump Up Your Social Media Page

American Spa included expert insights from our own Chad Hankinson in their article on “Five Easy Ways to Pump Up Social Media Page”, giving five easy ways to transform your social media presence. Read the Full Story

How to Launch a Successful Salon in 90 Days

Even with years of experience and a superb reputation, it’s still essential to create a smart business plan that is concise, unique and specific about why the salon will be successful. In addition to an executive summary and financial projections, make sure to also consider including strategies to address the following… (read the whole article […]

Stylie Featured in the Colorist

Stylie Featured in The Colorist Magazine Apps Article

Stylie One was included on Page 44 of the latest edition of The Colorist as part of a bigger story on mobile apps that can help independent colorists run their business more effectively. Read the full story now! Read the Full Story

Going Solo Article in GCIMagazine

Going Solo? 5 ways to maximize your single beauty business

The thirst for greater flexibility and control in the workforce is translating into an increase in self-employment in the United States, and the $20-billion beauty industry is leading the charge, making up more than one-third of all independent workers. As a long-time entrepreneur and fanatic of independent businesses, Chad Hankinson offers five ways to maximize […]

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Five Tips to Starting Up in a Niche Market

With a majority of new businesses failing within the first year of operation, determining the correct ingredients for long-term success has become irrefutable. As a long-time entrepreneur and fanatic of independent businesses, Stylie founder Chad Hankinson offers up his expertise on starting up in a niche market in this Inside Indiana Business article.

Stylie Designs Cutting-Edge App for Independent Hairstylists

Standing out in the beauty world is all about putting your best foot forward. But juggling all the responsibilities of running a business can be hair-pulling, and diminish your dreams of a thriving career.  Instead of drowning, learn how to navigate through the waters with a little help from Stylie One. Cosmetology-License, a go-to source […]

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