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How Much Does It Cost To Open Or Run A Hair Salon?

Apr 21, 2021

Running a hair salon can be expensive. Whether you’re just starting out or you’ve been in the industry for decades, it’s always good to know what the costs are of running your business.  The cost of running a hair salon can vary depending on the size, location, number of employees, etc. However, there are some general expenses that most salons have in common. So we’ve interviewed hundreds of our clients who are hairstylists to find out more about those hair salon expenses and struggles. Here’s what we’ve learned: How financially difficult was it for hairstylists to start a salon business?… Read More→

Iris Grossman

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15 Best Marketing Tips & Ideas For Dog Grooming Businesses

Apr 15, 2021

Pets, especially dogs, surely have a special place in our lives. Social media and the rise of memes and videos with animals are undeniable proof of that. Whether you’re a dog owner or you run a dog grooming business, you know that these furry little friends of ours need special attention when it comes to their appearance, and not only, but today we’ll focus on that. Dogs are the most popular pet globally, so you can imagine there are also many dog grooming businesses out there. This raises the question: how can you make your business stand out? Here… Read More→

Aimee L.

Inspiration

Free May 2021 Calendar Wallpapers – Desktop & Mobile

Apr 14, 2021

Hi there! We’re here to bring you the best wallpaper calendar of May 2021. We have designed 10 calendars for your desktop and mobile screens, just ready to download for free. These wallpaper calendars will be a great addition to your phone or computer screens. These calendars are suitable for those who like to see what’s coming up in their day or week at a glance. With this on the display, you can’t resist smiling when you scroll through your screens! If you are looking for something simple yet elegant, then this is just perfect for you. By the way,… Read...

Diana Muresan

Appointfix updates

How to Integrate your Alexa and Google Home with Appointfix

Apr 12, 2021

Have you ever wondered how much time you spend on creating an appointment on paper or in the app? Well, you may say just a few seconds or a minute. It doesn’t sound much, but if you tally the same action on a day, there are some minutes there, right? What if I tell you that you can now use your voice to create an appointment or your ears to listen to your schedule. Imagine you have an assistant, but it is a virtual assistant. Sounds cool, doesn’t it? Our goal at Appointfix is to make your life easier by… Read...

Daniel Pop

Business tips

5 Practical Ways To Deal With Angry Clients

Mar 31, 2021

Let me tell you a short story. A man was in a hurry to go to a meeting. On his way to work, the driver was close to causing an accident due to the car in front of him. Here is the conversation between the driver and the man in a hurry: “M: How are you so calm with this crazy driver? He almost ruined your car. D: Well, let me tell you something. People are like garbage trucks. M: How’s that? D: Well, they run around with garbage, and they are full of disappointment, full of frustration, full of… Read More→

Daniel Pop

Business tips

8 Hair Salon Cancellation Policy Templates

Mar 25, 2021

I bet that if you have some years of experience in the beauty industry, you’re already familiar with how annoying no-shows are.  The truth is, some people forget about their appointments. It’s not about bad intentions or laziness: they simply have so much to do, from work to children or other daily activities. Anyway, you should avoid this situation if you don’t want to waste time and money for too long. How? Just by making public your salon cancellation & no-show policy.  Why Have a Cancellation & No Show Policy? Because you have to cover your financial losses somehow. When… Read More→

Diana Muresan

Business tips

8 Effective Tips on How to Reduce Salon No-shows

Mar 23, 2021

Picture this:  You’re getting up early in the morning to drink a big cup of coffee and get ready for the busy day you have ahead. You drive in the morning traffic to get to the salon and receive your client that has an 8 o’clock appointment. They’re not arriving, and you just realize you could have slept for another hour.  Having a no-show once in a while could happen even to the best beauty salons. Last moment changes can occur to everyone, including your clients. But, there could also be patterns in some of your clients resulting in the… Read More→

Aimee L.

Inspiration

Best Massage Music For Wellness And Spa In 2021

Mar 19, 2021

While relaxing at a spa center, music is the main thing that can complete your client’s experience there. Even though your massage technique, your spa design, and lighting are essential elements as a massage therapist, without the proper background music, chances are your client won’t go home as relaxed as he/she expected. People come to you with lots of problems in their head, with pressure, stress, or anxiety, and it’s your job to help them get rid of all their problems at least for some hours.  According to research made by the University of Nevada, music can profoundly affect… Read More→

Diana Muresan

Business tips

Marketing Ideas For Hair Salons And Hairstylists In 2021

Mar 18, 2021

Finding new hair salon marketing ideas and strategies that actually work is not easy. But that’s only half the battle. You still have to execute them successfully. Finding out how to execute isn’t always easy and can be time-consuming. As a hairstylist, you probably can’t afford to spend all that time on endless research, so I’ve prepared a guide to help you with your hair salon marketing, from idea to execution.  We’re going to be touching on both online and offline marketing ideas for hair salons. They’ll be listed by their importance and impact, but feel free to pick the…...

Iris Grossman