Close

be inspired salon

How to Rehearse Your Reopening

As salons reopen across the country, there are big changes ahead. Since many stylists tend to fear change, practicing the new policies and procedures helps ease anxiety before opening while helping your team exude confidence to their guests once you've opened. Samatha Georgson, director of makreing for Inspired Enterprises shares how they did this at Be Inspired Salon in Madison, Wisconsin.

Read more

3 Ideas for Connecting with Your Clients Virtually

Whether you're salon remains closed or you are open to limited capacity, clients are still seeking social connection and they love getting it from their favorite professionals at their salons. Blogger Samantha Georgson offers three ideas for connecting with your clients through Facebook groups.

STAMP 2019: Be Inspired Salon Introduces New System that Removes the Client Confusion around Color Pricing

Be Inspired Salon leverages social media to introduce its clients to a new All-Inclusive Color Program, which introduces an overall set price for complicated color services.

Leaders Never Stop Learning

In the fourth installment of Kati Whitledge's Leadership Series, she offers a variety of recommendations for salon owners to keep honing their leadership skills.

Nobody Said Being a Leader is Easy

In Kati Whitledge's third installment in her leadership series, she tackles the reasons being a leader is so challenging with some fresh ideas on overcoming these challenges.

Top Tips for Recruiting Beauty School Students

One of the best ways to grow your own team is to hire them right out of school and train them in your systems, but how do you get your salon in front of graduating students? Be Inspired's Kati Whitledge offers some key tips for networking with your local cosmetology schools.

5 Reasons Clients Won't Buy from your Salon

Salon Owner, Entrepreneur and Podcaster Kati Whitledge is back with a blog that explores what a client is thinking when you are trying to sell them a new product or convince them of a style change, and how you can help shape their decision.

How to Nuture a Culture of Respect in the Salon

Be Inspired's Kati Whitledge talks about the importance of showing the salon team respect, nurturing a culture of respect and teaching the team to respect one another.

Easy to Manage Referral Programs for Salons

Are your guests excited to spread the great news about your salon to everyone they know? When they do, are they being thanked? If your goal is to begin a program that is easy to manage, you’re in luck! In this article Salon Today Blogger Kati Whitledge shares how her staff at Be Inspired Salon captures guest referrals, how they thank them, and how they gift them for their advocacy.

4 Tips to Build a Profitable Salon

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.