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11 Hairstylist Mistakes To Avoid in Your Business

May 10, 2021

A hairstylist is a creator that has to evolve towards mastering the arts of the hair industry continuously.  If you’re new at this, you should know there are a few mistakes every hairstylist makes at least once in their career. The mistakes we’re going to talk about could also happen if you started getting really comfortable at your job and think everything is running smoothly, so nothing new or wrong could occur. Here’s a list of hairstylist mistakes to think about and try to change if they’re familiar to you. 1. Rushing Yourself Even if you’ve been in this industry… Read More→

Aimee L.

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35 Hair Salon Reminder & Follow-Up Messages To Clients

Apr 29, 2021

As a small business owner, you may be wondering why using a booking app is so important. There are many benefits to this technology and it can help your business grow in some ways that you might not have thought of. For example, the text reminders and follow-ups that these apps send to your clients help you reduce your client no-show rate to almost 0.  Why using a booking app to send reminders to clients? Apps like Appointfix are able to send semi-automated or fully automated reminders and follow-ups to your clients. This will help you keep in contact with… Read...

Diana Muresan

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How to Stop Procrastinating: Follow these 8 Easy Tips

Apr 26, 2021

Procrastination is one of the most common and frustrating problems. In fact, I am procrastinating right at the moment I’m writing this article. We all have those days where we just can’t seem to get off the couch or when we find ourselves scrolling through our Instagram feed for hours instead of tackling that important work project. When it comes to beating procrastination, there are plenty of hacks out there for you to try. The problem with chronic procrastination is that it can take a toll on your career and well-being in the long run. In this article, you’re going… Read...

Diana Muresan

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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.

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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

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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

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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.

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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