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Avoid These 5 Mistakes That Could Destroy Your Salon Business

Burn baby, burn. Nope. We’re not talking about burning your clients’ locks with that flattening iron. That would be the sound of tens of thousands of businesses crashing and burning — at an alarming rate of 80 percent within the first 18 months of entrepreneurs launching their operations. That’s not the scenario you want to […]

Tips to Keep and Expand Your Client Base

Tips to Keep and Expand Your Client Base

Building a client base is arguably the most important objective for any business owner. As a hairstylist, attracting new clients while providing exceptional service to current ones can seem like a daunting task, but it doesn’t have to be. A part of the job is winning hearts. ❤️✂️ A post shared by Stylie (@gostylie) on Feb […]

The Colorist Feature: Simplifying & Upgrading Your Beauty Business Through Tech

The Colorist Feature: Simplifying & Upgrading Your Beauty Business Through Tech

As an independent hairstylist, we estimate you’ll typically manage 250 or more repeat clients, depending on the maturity of your business. Managing so many relationships can eat up time left for administrative and operational tasks (not to mention “me” time). But it shouldn’t. After all, the point of going solo is to gain more freedom […]

7 Tips to Market your Salon Business with a Tiny Budget

7 Tips to Market your Salon Business with a Tiny Budget

As a small business owner — whether you’re running your hairstyling business from a studio salon or a booth, the key to profitability is keeping costs down while maximizing profits. Why spend money on top-of-the-line equipment when middle-of-the-line will do? The same goes with marketing. You can get big results even if you have a […]

5 Mistakes to Avoid as a Business Owner

Common Small Business Mistakes

Congratulations! You did it. You took out those shears and cut the strings that were keeping you away from running your own business as a hairstylist. Now make sure your goal to run a successful business doesn’t get derailed by these common mistakes made by small business owners. Here’s to our entrepreneur hairstylists out there! […]

Ready to Start your Own Hairstyling Business? Here’s How.

Ready to Start your Own Hairstyling Business? Here’s How.

If you have been dreaming about starting your own salon, the road to get there may seem a bit intimidating. That’s where a good plan comes in — guiding you step by step to full ownership of your own business. First of all, consider getting a taste of entrepreneurship before you decide to make the […]

Ways to Challenge Yourself as an Independent Independent Beauty Professional

Ways to Challenge Yourself as an Independent Independent Beauty Professional

Going solo as a hairstylist has its benefits. For starters, you set your own schedule, increasing the likelihood of boosting your income, and gain the freedom to define your own personal brand. But, as other entrepreneurs have often discovered, it can be challenging to find the inspiration to keep motivated. That’s why it’s important to […]

Give your Hairstyling Business a Makeover

Give your Hairstyling Business a Makeover

You do it just about every single day. You transform your customers’ looks with stylish new cuts, highlights, weaves, and the other tricks up your sleeves. If your business has seemed a little stagnant lately, there’s a good chance it’s time for you to give your business the same makeover treatment. #Hairstylists – Still using […]

Appointment Scheduling App for Beauty Professionals

The Curling Iron Ate My Appointment Book: Why Paper is the Independent Hairstylist’s Kryptonite

Imagine, your favorite client in the chair, you’re chatting away and suddenly, you smell something burning. What is that? It’s your curling iron burning your appointment book. Your entire life relies on that appointment book, and suddenly the book that holds the future of your income is torched. So why keep your entire business operations […]

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 […]

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