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Solo Artists: If You’re Working 24/7, Isn’t It Time to Get A Life?

If you’re a solo provider managing your own schedule, you know the drill. Mornings are spent on confirmation calls and trying to fill holes made by last-minute cancellations. Every free moment between clients is about picking up voice mail or answering emails for appointment requests. After your last client, the work goes on, returning more calls, scheduling more appointments. But what if there was a better way?

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10 Steps to Grow Your Business as a Solo Artist

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ShearShare New Partnership Simplifies the Financials for Solo Artists

ShearShare, a global marketplace that allows salon and barbershop owners to rent their excess suites and booths to licensed cosmetologists and barbers on demand, has partnered with Track and First American Payment Systems to provide financial resources to self-employed beauty and grooming professionals who use the ShearShare platform.