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How to create an effective Social Media Marketing strategy as a beauty industry professional or small business owner

How to create an effective Social Media Marketing strategy | Insight for hair stylists, barbers, lash artists, nail techs, make up artists, estheticians, massage therapists, fitness trainers and pet groomers Owning a small business and being your own boss is a great accomplishment. Now, are you ready to step up your game and let social media know you’re in town and being spectacular? This article provides valuable social media marketing insight for hair stylists, barbers, lash artists, nail techs, make up artists, estheticians, massage therapists, fitness trainers and pet groomers. So how would you like the world to find out that you’re creating wonderful hair styles, magnificent nail designs, giving great massages or offering the best fitness training programs?  If you’re up for the challenge to show the world and… Read More

How to reduce working time and to increase your efficiency as a lash artist

I apply eyelash extensions, what’s your superpower? It is said that “the beauty of a woman must be seen deep in her eyes because that is the doorway to her heart, the place where love hides”. It is still applying nowadays. Let’s be honest, have you ever asked yourself how much time do you spend on making your eyes look so gorgeous? A recent survey revealed that, on average, women spend approximately 55 minutes per day on their hair and makeup. This sounds exactly like your morning routine, right? Here’s the kicker: A new statistic reveals the staggering fact… Read More

8 reasons why your hair salon, barber shop, and small business need Social Media Marketing

8 reasons why your hair salon, barber shop, and small business need Social Media Marketing Social media is a great platform and tool for hair stylists, barbers, and pretty much all the beauty industry professionals to talk about their services and engage with existing and potential clients.The big companies have a great social media presence and fancy online campaigns, while small businesses are not visible enough. That is unfortunate as small businesses and independent professionals can be more relevant in their responses and feedback, giving more personalized attention to their clients.  The digital era in which clients are used with instant gratification and prompt communication, asks for good online presence and quick response for the… Read More

Lori’s life: a story about how to build a successful salon business from scratch

Lori Gibbs became a freelancer after a long period of working for someone else. Now she’s happy and she thinks that she took a wise decision by having the courage to work on her own…and all of this happened just for not giving up on her clients that were already part of her daily life! Lori shared the story of her business with us. Enjoy! 🙂 1. Who or what inspired you to become a hairstylist and how did you end up starting your business?  I became my own boss after the salon I worked at for 18 years was… Read More

How Dr. Alex Eubanks reached success as a chiropractor and managed to reduce no-shows to 2%

Dr. Alex Eubanks is a licensed chiropractor who is also certified in acupuncture. A native Ardmoreite, Dr. Eubanks has chosen to return to her hometown to pursue her practice. She received her doctorate in Chiropractic Medicine and graduated Summa Cum Laude from Parker University in 2012. She uses a holistic approach to ensure her patients return to total health. Dr. Alex Eubanks is the owner and chiropractor of Mobile Chiro LLC. With a lot of passion and impressive life experience, Alex is an expert in the Mechanical Disorders field.  Here’s Alex’s professional story. Hope you’ll enjoy it as much as… Read More

Bringing Christmas back to the holiday season | Why and how

‘Tis the season to be jolly and joyfully choose gifts for the wonderful people in your life. If your favorite people are small business owners, you already know how busy they are. Life goes at a really high pace for them and sometimes even during the gift exchange they are thinking about their business and clients, etc.   Buying gifts for entrepreneurs and small business owners can get challenging. First of all, you need to think about the budget you have for your gift. For example, you’re not buying anything Prada with a $20 gift budget. But for less than that,… Read More

What appointment book or hourly planner are you going to use in 2020?

Hourly planners, calendars, apps, schedules, appointments, reminders, etc. are important to think about as we’re approaching the end of the year. After all, we need to make sure we’re off to a good start in 2020. Because life is better if we’re organized, right? The second question would be: how organized and efficient are we? There are a number of uncertainties around us, many moving targets and too much chaos in general. In the midst of all of it, life and business happens.  Life is beautiful, we hear it all the time. And it definitely is! 🙂 They should also… Read More

Giving Tuesday at Appointfix: FREE Premium plan for Non-Profit Organizations FOREVER!

It’s Giving Tuesday and Appointfix has a very generous gift for non-profit organizations! What is giving Tuesday?Giving Tuesday is a global generosity movement and it’ll be celebrated on December 3rd this year. Only two days apart between the events, Giving Tuesday differs from Small Business Saturday, as it has to do with giving only. It is all about helping others through the gift of your time, money, goods, services, or simply your voice, by raising awareness about social causes that resonate with you.  Here are some more informative details about Giving Tuesday, so that you know what you’re getting into… Read More

Get the best deal of the year: 50% OFF (Premium and Ultimate)

Here at Appointfix, we’re truly grateful for you, our dear Appointfix users. We’d like to prove it by celebrating Thanksgiving, Black Friday and Cyber Monday with the best deal of the year. We’re offering you 50% OFF on the Premium and Ultimate plans in the first 12 months! The campaign runs for the next 5 days between November 28th – December 2nd, both dates inclusive.Who is eligible for this campaign: if you are on the Basic Plan, Old Premium ($6.99/month) plan, or you received Premium for free in the past as part of a promotional campaign (with limited functionality), you… Read More

4 fabulous suggestions for Small Business Saturday | Make your business stand out from the pack

Small Business Saturday takes place right after Thanksgiving. Because everything starts with Thanksgiving, right? Fabulously smelling, mouth watering Thanksgiving turkey on the table. The most delicious meal and an awesome family time, counting the blessings on Thanksgiving! Then comes Black Friday with humongous shopping deals and all those ginormous discounts. The very next day, it’s Small Business Saturday! Yey!  After that comes Cyber Monday and please do not letting Giving Tuesday go by without supporting your favorite charity. Phew, what a season!   What is Small Business Saturday? Small Business Saturday falls on November 30 this year and it’s the… Read More