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3 Technology Trends for 2014

Shortcuts' Paul Tate predicts that mobile technology, predictive purchasing and big data are three trends that will impact the salon industry in 2014.

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Encouraging Good Reviews

Shortcuts' Paul Tate offers some strategies for encouraging clients to post positive online reviews.

Paul Tate on Mobile Devices in the Salon and Spa

As part of Salon Today’s annual Technology issue, we tap industry leaders for insight into how new systems are changing the business of beauty.

How to Handle a Bad Online Review

Shortcuts' Paul Tate offers some excellent tips for handling a bad online review.

Managing Online Reviews

Prospective clients are relying more and more on online reviews when researching and selecting their next salon, so Shortcuts' Paul Tate takes a look at all the review sites.

Be Where Your Retail Is

Shortcuts' Paul Tate shows you how to incorporate tablets in your salon to bridge the mental gap between the service and the retail opportunity, resulting in higher retail sales.

Make the Move to Mobile and Keep Everyone Happy

Shortcuts' CEO Paul Tate shows you how to make your front desk team more focused on the clients in your salon by embracing new services available through mobile phones.

Personal Service Using Tablets at the Chair

Shortcuts CEO Paul Tate takes a look at how the tablet will change the chairside consultation and strengthen the relationship between the stylist and the client.

Top Shelf: "Shortcuts" by Diana Schmidtke

Stylist Chad Austin reviews Diana Schmidtke's "Shortcuts," a book about breaking into beauty within the fashion and entertainment industry.

2010 Salon Software Guide: Shortcuts Salon & Spa Software

When it comes to running an efficient, productive and profitable business, salon software is your most critical tool. This brief guide introduces you to the software players in the professional beauty industry.

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