they need you more than you need them!

June 3, 2019By wpbiogen

  It’s time for salons across America to stop under-appreciating their value. For decades, the paradigm of a typical salon and stylist has been to seek out hair care brands that they feel communicates a message to their clients about the type of salon they are. In other words, they rely on haircare companies to … Read More

the 7 most important pieces in every salon business

June 21, 2017By wpbiogen

The salon business is very lucrative and fulfilling. However, since ~85% of owners lose money, the salon business can be pretty unstable. It’s lucrative because nearly everyone needs a haircut on a regular basis. It’s fulfilling because of the positive impact we have on the way our clients feel about themselves. Yet, it’s unstable because … Read More

salon management tips: preventing the summer blues

April 6, 2017By wpbiogen

Summer is full of sunshine, fragrant blooms and warm breezes, but summer is also a challenging time of year for many salon owners. This is the season when your clients may be skipping their regular salon visits in lieu of summer getaways and long days at the swimming pool. As a salon owner, you’ve probably … Read More

conversations for stylists about diversion

March 20, 2017By wpbiogen

If you own a small business/salon, you know how hard it is to avoid product diversion. Sometimes your stylists may have trouble conversing with clients about diversion and communicating the reasons why your clients should buy your products. Below are some talking points that we suggest giving to your stylists to refer to. Make them … Read More

tips for salon financial management

January 19, 2017By wpbiogen

When you run a successful salon, you see countless trends. Whether it’s a sleek haircut or a new color, you always know what’s hot. In addition to staying on top of current trends, salon financial management is an important task that should stay at the top of your to-do list. Devoting time to managing your … Read More

how to get found online

December 4, 2016By wpbiogen

HOW TO GET FOUND ONLINE. HOW TO GET MORE “BUTTS IN THE CHAIR.” Let’s face it; the salon and spa business is one of the most competitive out there. The margins are modest, the clients fickle, and the saturation… well, you know the answer. So how does a salon stand out from the crowd? That’s … Read More

salon management tips: 5 steps to better team meetings

June 26, 2016By wpbiogen

When it comes to running a business, there is one thing that should not be taken for granted. That is: the power of communication. Whether you are communicating hair care techniques to your clients or giving your staff salon management tips, this is one area that deserves your attention. One way to keep open lines … Read More

your salon mission statement: ask why (genesis)

February 8, 2016By wpbiogen

When creating a salon mission statement business owners often think about what they sell and how to increase profit, but instead of asking “how” or “what” you should really be focusing on “why.” Author, Simon Sinek, explains in his book, Start with the Why, that rather than focusing on what you’re selling or how you’re … Read More

engaging your staff

November 12, 2015By wpbiogen

How can you get your staff involved and excited about your private label? It may seem like a challenge, but there are some easy techniques to helping your staff feel included. Private Label success rule number 5 will tell you how. As you probably already know, getting you staff to sell products can be like … Read More