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DaShay Johnson Clipper Art

“There Is A Process In Everything.”

Mastering the Process of a Great Haircut This is a guest blog by DaShay Johnson (@dashay_art) Is there such a thing as a bad haircut? Most people who create bad haircuts, really do not take the time to finish it. Being in the hair industry for the last 20 years. I have learned so many different […]

Hair Stylist and Client

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 […]

Use Social Media to Market Your Salon

Use Social Media to Market Your Salon

It looks like social media is here to stay, and it’s becoming an integral part of any business marketing strategy. Social media is especially helpful for small businesses like salons; not only does it allow you to interact with your clients, your clients can become spokespeople for your salon online. According to recent statistics, Facebook’s […]

Use Software to Run Your Salon Like a Pro

Use Software to Run Your Salon Like a Pro

As with any business, time is money. Using software to digitize your salon business can save you hours every month. In fact, some business owners are running their operations solely from their smartphones. Don’t believe us? Take a look at 6 ways software can help you successfully manage your salon business from the convenience of […]

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 […]

Use LinkedIn to Market Your Salon Business

Use LinkedIn to Market Your Salon Business

If you believe in the power of social media to market your salon business (which you should), you more than likely have a presence on Facebook and Instagram. And you may have gone a step further with Twitter and Pinterest. There’s another one you should consider if you haven’t already. It’s LinkedIn. Yes, LinkedIn. Many […]

Know the Basics to Running Your Own Salon Business

Know the Basics to Running Your Own Salon Business

If you’ve been thinking about running your own salon business, it’s time to stop dreaming and start doing. You don’t have the $50,000 to $75,000 to invest in getting your dream business up and running? Go for it anyway. You can get on track with your goal without that type of cash. GO FOR IT! 💃 […]

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 […]

Never Forget that Time is Money in the Salon Business

Never Forget that Time is Money in the Salon Business

You’ve heard it before — time is money. Plenty of people attribute that quote to Benjamin Franklin, who was musing on this type of stuff back in the 1700s. But it is just as true today as it was back then. Especially when you’re operating as an independent stylist with a booth rental model. It’s […]

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