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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 […]

How to Give Yourself a Promotion as an Independent Hairstylist

How to Give Yourself a Promotion as an Independent Hairstylist

When was the last time you actually thought about getting a promotion? A few months? Years? More than likely you haven’t given it a thought since starting your own business as a stylist — whether you went the independent route or opened your own salon. That’s one of the reasons you became an entrepreneur, right? […]

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 […]

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! […]

The Hairstylist’s Top Tips for Getting Organized and Staying Organized

The Hairstylist’s Top Tips for Getting Organized and Staying Organized

As a business owner, you’re probably looking at a long list of New Year’s resolutions to get things in a better place than they were this time a year ago. And, more than likely, you’re looking at a mix of personal and business goals. How about achieving a better life-work balance? Or finally saying ‘No’ […]

5 Reasons to Start Your Own Hairstyling Business

5 Reasons to Start Your Own Hairstyling Business

Thinking about taking your hairstyling career to the next level? Now may be a really good time to make the leap into entrepreneurship. Not only is the beauty industry growing, innovations are making it easier to make the transition into business ownership. Statistics show that the beauty industry is growing, while digital tools, social media, […]

Tax Do’s for the Independent Stylist

Tax Do’s for the Independent Stylist

With every season, comes an assessment of which hairstyles are trending — especially during the spring when everyone is looking to get a fresh look. And spring also is that inevitable tax time. The IRS considers a independent stylist – who purchases their own styling tools, and works according to their own schedule – a […]

The Hairstylist’s Top Tips for Getting Organized and Staying Organized

Ways to Ensure Your Success as a Stylist When You’re Away From the Chair

Where are you as a stylist? Running your own salon, renting a booth or contemplating going out on your own? No matter what stage you’re at, it can be exciting but challenging to successfully run a business. According to a survey of small business owners performed by the Washington Post, 1 in 10 respondents said […]

3 Lame Excuses to Eliminate About Running Your Own Styling Business

3 Lame Excuses to Eliminate About Running Your Own Styling Business

So, what do 300,000 hairstylists have that you don’t? It could be that they can attach the name “boss” to their resumes — and you can’t. According to the U.S. Department of Labor, that’s how many hairstylists are running their own businesses using a booth rental model or working as a freelancer. Did you know […]

You Got This? 4 Questions for the Wanna-be Entrepreneur Stylist

You Got This? 4 Questions for the Wanna-be Entrepreneur Stylist

More than likely you’ve thought about it — taking that step into independence and being your own boss. With booth rentals increasingly available at numerous salons, the jump into entrepreneurship may not seem as daunting as it once was. However, that doesn’t mean you should ignore the important steps it takes to do it successfully. […]

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