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A Few Cool Ways to Promote your Fabulous Hairstyling Business

A Few Cool Ways to Promote your Fabulous Hairstyling Business

You know you’ve got the skills; otherwise you wouldn’t have launched your own hair styling business. While you may have the confidence and the ability to transform someone’s head of hair, it doesn’t do you a bit of good if you’re not able to get the word out. Marketing in today’s digital world requires a […]

How to Raise the Costs of Your Salon Services with Confidence

How to Raise the Costs of Your Salon Services with Confidence

You may find it an uncomfortable situation, but at some point you’ll find you need to raise your fees for those haircuts, dye jobs and updos. You’re not alone. Many independent stylists find themselves in the position where they need to raise their costs, but are unsure of how their clients will react. Due to […]

Give your Hairstyling Business a Makeover

How to Handle Consultations with Your Hairstyling Clients

When doing a consultation with a client, a picture is literally worth a thousand words. Let’s say your client explains that she’s “looking for a chocolate brown color…” Well, what if you jump right into coloring, but your idea of this shade is darker than what she imagined. When you do the grand reveal, you […]

Everyone is Offering Client Loyalty Programs. Hairstylists, Should You?

Everyone is Offering Client Loyalty Programs. Hairstylists, Should You?

In that time old tradition of “you, scratch my back, I’ll scratch yours,” client loyalty programs started emerging like mushrooms all over the modern retail and service industry at least 20 years ago. And lately, they’ve been multiplying like rabbits. These marketing strategies aren’t just for the major retail players. Neighborhood coffee shops, boutiques and […]

Ways to Challenge Yourself as an Independent Independent Beauty Professional

Why you Need Liability Insurance for your Independent Beauty Business

If you’re renting a booth from a salon as part of your hair styling business, the details can get a bit fuzzy about who is responsible for what. Perhaps, the salon owner is more than happy to have you share receptionist services — greeting clients as they enter the door. However, the sharing is likely […]

Give your Hairstyling Business a Makeover

3 Tips for Succeeding in the Independent Beauty Business

Anyone who has entertained the prospect of running their own business is likely to feel a little intimidated. You should be. It’s not an easy undertaking. Starting your own business as a stylist, even if you decide to go the booth rental route, is no different. #Hairstylists, have you thought about going solo with your […]

Grow Your Hair Salon Business by Standing Out

Grow Your Hair Salon Business by Standing Out

It may be hard to admit, but there’s a good chance you’re not the most skilled stylist in your community. And it’s just as likely that you’re not the cheapest or most expensive. When building your hair salon business — or any other business, for that matter — success comes from standing out in other […]

Entrepreneur Mark Cuban Advises Small Businesses to Focus on the Customer

Entrepreneur Mark Cuban Advises Small Businesses to Focus on the Customer

Whether you’re just starting out with your own hair styling business or you’ve been at it for a few years, make sure you don’t forget this one thing: It’s always about the customer. That’s what Shark Tank celebrity and entrepreneur Mark Cuban told attendees of a Small Business Administration event recently. “It’s always about the […]

How to Create Effective Salon Referral Programs

How to Create Effective Salon Referral Programs

When you’re brainstorming affordable ways to get new clients, don’t forget the usefulness of referral programs. Your current clients serve as advertisers for your work and the customer experience they enjoy at your salon. They’re familiar with you, and love the work you do. So it doesn’t take much to get them to spread the […]

How to Style a Quick and Easy Updo

How to Style a Quick and Easy Updo

A few episodes ago, Michelle G. showed us how to do a fun half-up hairstyle. But she’s not done yet! In this latest video, she’ll show you how to take that half-up and turn it into a quick and easy UPDO in just a few minutes. All you’ll need are bobby pins and a good […]

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