Business Planning

Information to help you to plan for your business growth

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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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 Client Attraction for Salons & Spas Using Your Website

Hi and welcome to this post.  In this post, I have a video for you from my Live Chat series appearing in the SalonSavy Beauty Biz Group in Facebook. We’ll be taking a closer look at how you can use your website more effectively to attract more new clients to your salon or spa. I…

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5 Essential Strategies to Generate More Salon Profit

I’m often asked this question by salon and spa owners, ‘How can I increase my revenue (turnover)?’. In fact, if staying in business and taking home a decent personal wage are the goals, the question should actually be ‘How can I make more profit in my business without working any harder than I already do?’…

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6 Easy Ways to Increase Your Spa Client’s Average Spend.

First off, let’s be clear about what I mean by ‘Client’s Average Spend’? Well, it just means the average amount of money each client spends in your salon or spa at each visit.   A 2-second tuition on how to measure this is to take a look at how many visits to your salon you…

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13 Ways to Keep Your Salon and Spa Clients Returning

Unless you’re the odd one out, your salon or spa is probably losing clients without even noticing them slip away. Today, there is a great deal of competition for the same clients, and unfortunately, client loyalty is not what it used to be. This isn’t always because salons were better back in the day, but…

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15 Top Tips to Get More Done in Your Spa Every Single Day

As a business coach, I regularly hear clients tell me that they simply don’t have enough time in each day to do what they need to. Whether it’s staff training, business planning, newsletter writing or something else they really don’t want to do, lack of time always seems to be the reason put forward. We…

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13 Powerful Strategies to Kick-Start Your Spa in the New Year

At the beginning of each year, most of us make a mighty dollop of personal New Year’s resolutions; get thinner, get fitter, stop smoking, drink less, or maybe it’s all of these and a few more for good measure. However, when you own a business, you often need to extend those resolutions to include new…

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7 Ways To Prepare For Your Best Salon Christmas Ever

Yes, I know. Everyone hates thinking about Christmas being just around the corner, but when you’re in the beauty business and it’s your busiest time of year, then heading in without a plan isn’t the wisest move. With a bit of time up your sleeve, you can prepare yourself properly, and that should ensure you’ll…

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