Salon and Spa Business Development

The Small Changes That Bring Big Results in Your Salon or Spa

Sometimes it can be disheartening when your business is floundering and you don’t know what to do to fix it. Where do you start? What’s going to make the most difference in the shortest amount of time? The truth is that your business may need something entirely different from another person’s business to get it…

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How to Generate Additional Salon Profit with Add-on Sales

Fact – Most spas are missing out on profitable sales every single day.   Depending on the size of your salon or spa business, you could be missing out on anywhere between $20k to $100K per year from add-on sales that never happen; the serum with the facial, the brow tint with the lash tint,…

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Why Some People Thrive and Others Fail in the Beauty Business (or Any Business)

It often seems that some people appear to have the magic touch when it being comes to being successful. Everything they do just seems to be the right thing, at the right time – nohting ever seems to go wrong. Or maybe that’s all an illusion…… Success is not magical; it’s about making the right…

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How to Get a Positive Headstart on Your New Year

As you’re reading this article, you’re probably thinking, ‘I don’t have time to think about the new year yet. I’m barely able to think about tomorrow, it’s just sooo busy’. Unfortunately, that ‘busy-ness’ won’t last for long, but thinking about and planning for what’s going to happen months from now is what separates successful salon…

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What To Do When Your New Recruit Really Sucks

Your salon has been getting busier, and so, you decide it’s time to hire an additional person to reduce the load and, hopefully, generate more revenue. After much planning and consideration, you find the ‘right’ person and offer them the job. Things look promising initially, and you breathe a big sigh of relief…and then the…

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6 Easy Ways to Grow Your Salon or Spa Business

It’s not good enough to just go from day to day making a basic living from your salon or spa.  Each day should be taking you a little closer to the business you dreamed of having, but that doesn’t happen by accident. As the saying goes… Having said that, you don’t need to make the…

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Get More Done With Less Stress – Make a List

I’ve got to say, I’m a big fan of making lists! I have all kinds of lists in my life. Grocery lists, business lists, packing lists, to-do lists and the list goes on! But seriously, making lists in your business can help you to grow in so many ways. Not only does writing something down…

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Making the Most of Your Retail Sales

Today’s salon, spa or clinic has changed dramatically from 30 years ago. How? Back then, a beauty biz could turn a healthy profit just from supplying services alone. As a matter of fact, retail was often considered the cream on the cake rather than an integral part of the profit formula. How things have changed!…

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6 Simple Steps to Conquer Overwhelm

We all feel overwhelmed at times. Too many things to do and not enough time to do them in. The real problem with overwhelm is that when it strikes, it tends to bring you to a complete stop. You just don’t know what action to take next, and so you take no action at all…

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Why Retail Sales Can Make or Break Your Salon or Spa

The fairy tale version of owning a salon or spa is that you learn your trade, start your own business, deliver outstanding treatments and gain a large and loyal clientele that will make you both rich and fulfilled.  This is the happy-ever-after version! The truth, however, is that you learn your trade, start your own…

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