Business Development

Blogs under the category of Business Development will cover areas such as Marketing, Branding, Profitability, Expense Reduction and Planning

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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How to Deal with No-Show Clients in Your Spa

No-show clients can leave you feeling like you want to pull your hair out on your good days, and completely throw in the towel on your bad days. They’re the bane of nearly every salon and spa owner’s life, and to top things off, the problem seems to be getting worse and not better. In…

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Is It Ever Too Late To Woo Back a Missing Salon Client?

Missing Salon and Spa Clients How long is too long when it comes to trying to woo back a missing salon or spa client? That’s a really tricky question, but let’s take a look and see what can be done. To be honest, I’m all for an optimistic approach to re-activating a missing client. After…

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Let’s Talk About Your Point of Difference in the Salon & Spa Marketplace

In today’s crowded marketplace full of salons and spas, it’s more important than ever to have a Point of Difference. Today’s video from the SalonSavy Beauty Biz Group explores how to find your point of difference so you can stand out from your competitors. What’s Your Point of Difference in Your Salon or Spa Business?…

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Let’s Talk About Retail Samples in Salons & Spas

Learning how to use samples effectively in your salon and spa is essential if you don’t want to lose valuable retail sales. In this Live Video from the SalonSavy Beauty Biz Group, I talk about how samples should and should not be used to help promote and increase your retail sales.     How to…

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