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Best Beard Styles 2020: What Beards Are Trending This Year

I think you’ll agree with me when I say: beards are the element that give men a more masculine, mature and independent air.  Are beards in for 2020? Totally yes, and that means it’s time to refresh your look. Facial hair changes the shape of a man’s face and completely modifies the way he looks like, so give up on the traditional shape that you used to wear and give a try to the best beard styles in 2020.  A survey conducted by OnePoll on behalf of Honest Amish concluded that about 33% of American males have facial hair of… Read More

Free Barber Appointment App: Best Booking App For Barbers

Have you been searching lately for appointment apps for barbers? You don’t have to do it anymore. You’ll find below why I say that. 🙂 First of all, let’s make clear why you should consider using a barber appointment app and not the traditional pen and paper.  By using a barber booking app and a calendar system, you will be able to accomplish key goals such as improving punctuality, reduce no-shows, keep track of your income, and ease your work. In summary, online appointment scheduling is important because it guarantees that you make the best use of your time, ’cause…… Read More

Beginner Barber Kit: Essential Barber Tools

Starting out as a beginner barber can often be challenging. Building a barber kit for beginner barbers on a budget is even more difficult. Before you start building your beginner barber kit, the number one advice for you is to invest in yourself, to invest in educating yourself. Invest time in educating yourself, watch all the barber Youtube videos you can find so that you can learn from others, and get inspired. You’ll also want to start learning about barbershop marketing and how to promote yourself as a barber. In this article and buying guide, you’ll find recommendations on how… Read More

Lindsey Glova: An Inspiring Salon Business Story

Lindsey Glova is owner and hairstylist at Lindsey Glova Hair Salon in Las Vegas. As a master in hair coloring, Lindsey is very appreciated by her stunning clients. Here’s the story about how she built up her hair salon business. Enjoy! 🙂 1. Who or what inspired you to become a hairstylist, and how did you end up starting your business? No one particularly inspired me, but I have to tell you that I was always very interested in arts, so I thought I would give a chance to hairdressing, and especially hair coloring. Thankfully it ended up being the… Read More

20 Hairstyle Trends 2020: Most Popular Hairstyles For Women

A new season, a whole new world of trending hairstyle ideas. There are plenty of easy ways to reinvent yourself every new season, but nothing beats a new hairstyle if you’re in the mood for an instant transformation.  Just like hair-color trends, some of the following hairstyles have been “in” at one time or another, and most of them never really went out of style at all. If you’re thinking about making a little style change, bookmark this page. You’re going to want to show it to your stylist for sure!  Even if in the end your favorite hairstyle… Read More

Best Fall Hair Colors 2020: Women Hair Color Trends & Ideas

Many things in life may seem boring, but do you know what actually shouldn’t be? Women’s hair color! Nowadays, more than ever, women are interested in looking and feeling impeccable every time. Well, it turns out, they can do so just by permanently adapting to trends. Women hair color trends are changing every new season. Therefore, it is essential to be up to date regarding the best fall hair colors in 2020. Being informed about this year’s most popular fall hair color trends will make you decide faster and easier about which hair color you want to have in the… Read More

10 Barbershop Marketing Ideas. How to Promote Your Barbershop

I think you’ll agree with me when I say: it’s not necessarily hard to find good barbershop marketing ideas and tips, but it can be quite hard to understand how to act on those ideas. Everyone knows they should get their business in front of as many people as possible, but how does one actually do that? This article is going to show you not just what you could be doing, but how you could do it. By the end of this article, you’ll know how you can turn barbershop marketing ideas into successful marketing strategies that work. You’ll find… Read More

Hide certain services from Online Booking

Since we launched online booking, we’ve noticed how much you need it and how much you appreciate the efforts we make for you! The most demanded feature that Appointfix has created is already helping many of you. Still, some of you asked for a small improvement: the ability to hide certain services from the online booking website. Probably you have some special services just for a few clients of yours, or maybe you’re running a campaign destined only for certain clients. Therefore, we immediately noticed your needs and implemented a new setting for each service, so you can choose… Read More

“Mass messages” update: How to avoid creating a group conversation

We’re back with some good news, dear Appointfix users. We know you’ve been using our new feature, Mass messages, and we also know that many of you loved it! Still, some of you experienced problems because it created a group conversation where people could see each other. We did research, and we came up with solutions for both platforms, iOS and Android. iOS For iOS, we implemented a solution that triggers the app to open/send the message via SMS instead of iMessage. This means the messages will be sent individually to each customer, and they won’t see each other.  Android… Read More

10 keys for small business owners to beat procrastination | Beauty Industry

The beauty industry professionals, hairstylists, barbers, nail technicians, lash artists, spa technicians, make up artists and all others, love being creative. Artistry, originality, and producing beauty is where their passion lies and what independent professionals in the beauty industry are most excited about. But as a small business owner, you cannot do only the things you love doing. There is another side of the business, dealing with the business’ financial aspects, the admin work, for example, and other tasks at the salon. These additional tasks may not be as attractive for creative people, so procrastination is how they are being… Read More