PERISCOPE DEMO of STX Beacon Mobile-Friendly Salon Software
Alison Alhamed|March 17, 2016|1:51 PM
At America's Beauty Show in Chicago, we interviewed STX Software President Jeff Mason on how the STX Beacon mobile-friendly cloud software functions on any device and any browser. Bonus: all the marketing is built in—set up custom emails and text reminders for clients, refer friends and create promos!
They say the key to every great relationship is communication – and handling a guest complaint is no different. It’s not ideal to have to communicate with an upset guest, yet we’ve all been there and it’s likely we’ll be there again someday. Here are the dos and don’ts to keep in mind to help you successfully communicate with upset guests.
Developed by a colorist and former salon owner, the color management software system Vish eliminates waste, ensures consistent pricing and accurate record keeping, automates inventory and maximizes profitability on the salon's most popular service. Discover how it works.
As a salon owner, it’s part of your long list of responsibilities to run a profitable salon. Building a profitable salon means providing your team, and yourself, with opportunities for freedom, security, benefits, growth, education and much more! But like most aspects of running a business, it’s not an easy task. Here's some advice from SALON TODAY blogger, Kati Whitledge.
Domino’s new Carryout Insurance illustrates that you have a problem when a guest is unhappy, even if it’s not your fault. The DiJulius Group demonstrates the value of having an insurance policy for your salon services.
Get a dose of educational articles that make you think, feel inspired and get motivated on improving your business on avedameansbusiness.com. In this series, we look at five articles trending right now—from profiles on millennial owners who are "busting the millennial myth" and bringing their salon to new heights; to the evolution of the front desk; to how salon owners’ choose their salon’s names.
With 35 barbershops open and another 60 in the works, V's Barbershop strives to maintain a consistent service at every location. That proves tough when water quality and water pressure varies greatly from location to location, so Emily Brown, director of operations, sought some help from Ecoheads.
MEME is Lords & Ladies Salon’s acronym for management, education, marketing and environment. It’s also the rock-solid foundation on which Lords & Ladies Owner Terry Derr has built his successful, seven-location business in Pennsylvania.
Buying an existing salon is a quick way to jump into the beauty business, but it can also bring some headaches. Bruce Hakutizwi from us.businessesforsale.com offers you some important points to ponder when considering buying an existing salon.
When it comes to building a strong community, salon owners are frequently on the front line--joining the Better Business Bureau, networking with other businesses and participating in community philanthropic programs. Quint Studer's new book outlines 14 strategies for building a stronger community.