Functionality, integration, experience—no question these are all critical in a salon technology product. But the truth is, for many salon owners who didn’t grow up in a world of coding and don’t speak tech language, it’s the human connection that’s most important.
To see how far you’ve come, sometimes it’s necessary to look back and study your history. As we were putting the finishing touches on this year’s annual technology issue, I decided it would be a good personal exercise to dive into the SALON TODAY archives and look at our first technology issue.
From client-based apps to amped-up marketing features and upgraded online appointment programs, today’s salon and spa software manufacturers are helping beauty business run smoother, while improving the experience for their clients. At the ...
In a constantly shifting technological landscape, these industry leaders are alert to new innovations in their market. We asked them: “What future technology do you have your eye on, and how will it shape the client experience?”
The potential minefield of blending walk-ins with booked appointments motivates many salons and barbers to opt exclusively for one or the other, but innovation-led Shortcuts now has the solution that allows salons to offer both with confidence.
Are you dealing with credit card processing fees; tracking tips for taxes; even looking for ways to motivate your clients to tip your stylists well and often to supplement their incomes and keep them doing hair at your salon happily ever after? Tippy claims to reduce credit card processing fees for salon owners and increase tips for service professionals.
As a salon marketing strategist and SEO expert, Dustin McCorchuk had a list of musts when it came to choosing a software management system for he and his wife Rachel's salon. Find out what functions were critical for him.
Technology plays a strong hand in the way successful owners lead their salons, and now the options go far beyond appointment scheduling. This software guide by SALON TODAY introduces you to a variety of digital products to add to your management toolbox.
The MINDBODY Wellness Index is a report devoted to all things beauty: spend, demographics, services consumers want to try next, top beauty and grooming services for men and women – and it’s even broken down by U.S. markets.