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Set clear goals for your salon in 2011

January is more than halfway done. Have you made specific plans about how you will continue to grow your salon business this year?

Whether you rent a booth or own a full salon, it is important to use good practices to define clear goals at the beginning of each year. Once you and your team are clear on goals, then you can better prioritize whether you should prioritize a revamp of your email newsletter or hire another staff member. Continue reading “Set clear goals for your salon in 2011” »

Your best client: Beyond the part on the left

Woman on a cell phone

A happy client can be your best asset to grow your business. (Photo credit: iStockphoto)

I tell people that I am the “Super Client.” If any salon had 500 of me coming into their salon each month, they would be well on the road of becoming a millionaire salon owner. What makes me so loyal? How do you find out if that new walk-in will become an “every week” client? There is no compatibility test like eHarmony to figure out whether a potential client will be there to see your business grow or be another bust looking for the “hook up.”

I started my business because it seemed like many stylists did not know how to attract and keep women like me in the salon. No one really ever just asked me why I continued to come. Sometimes it seemed like stylists thought if they did ask me that I would second guess myself. “Yeah, maybe I should try someone else,” a stylist imagined that I would think. Continue reading “Your best client: Beyond the part on the left” »