Salon Professionals: 4 Powerful Steps to Make 2017 Your Best Year Yet

Kick-Ass Plan For Salon Professionals in 2017: Discover 4 powerful steps to make this your best year yet! Top salon professionals will step powerfully into the New Year armed with a clear vision and a month-by-month plan to get there. And YOU? Let me share with you the VISION planning process a dear friend of mine has…

5 Salon Marketing Ideas for Up-and-Coming Studio Salons in 2017

Our Best Studio Salon Marketing Ideas Why are these 5 salon marketing ideas so helpful? Being a stylist or salon owner is a tough job that means so much more than to just do hair. You are an entrepreneur, bookkeeper, therapist, mentor, salesperson, and more. A traditional salon with lots of booths to rent is the really hardest way…

Salon Customer Loyalty: Top 10 To Do’s to Build Your Book

WARNING: Salon Customer Loyalty Can Make or Break You! It really all comes down to why you decided to become a cosmetologist in the first place… Was it because you love making people feel good about themselves? Do you enjoy boosting confidence and putting smiles on faces? All successful cosmetologists know this: Salon customer loyalty depends on way more…

Let Salon Plaza’s Members Guide You To Success – Follow This Recipe

Salon Plaza’s Members Rock… Salon Plaza Celebrates Its Members with a New Logo! With over 600 Members who own a salon with us, many of Salon Plaza’s Members have found their Space for Prosperity. Each month we choose one Member who is an inspiration and guide to other aspiring Members. We picked 12 to be…

3 Ways To Find More Money In Your Salon Business – FAST!

  Salon Business Owners – How To Find Extra Cash – FAST! Coming across unexpected cash is always a wonderful find. Just the other day my college-age daughter found $97 she didn’t know she had. While $97 isn’t a lot of money, she certainly was glad to receive it. What Would YOU Do With A…

Social Media for Salons: 7 Steps to Pin for Prosperity In 2016

  Social Media For Salons –  Hey, Salon Owners and Independent Beauty Pros… Are you all ready for your most prosperous year EVER? Of course you are. Use Pinterest Social Media For Salons to Make It Happen FAST! If you’ve been following this Salon Plaza Success Blog, then you know our goal is to help you…

Social Media for Salons: Why Should EVERY Stylist Post On Pinterest?

  As I sit here watching the snow fall I start thinking, I need a break! And my next thought is… “Let’s play on Pinterest!” I could get lost for hours and days on Pinterest… You, too? The REAL question: Is Pinterest for salons a good idea? Absolutely! Here’s why…

Salon Owners Create Customer Loyalty By Mastering The Consultation

  As a salon owner, you understand how key it is to create customer loyalty in business. You want your client to leave feeling satisfied and wanting to come back. That is why the client consultation before a hair cut, hair color, or other beauty service is so crucial. As a stylist, if you do…

Salon Professional’s Outrageous Guide To New Clients and Fast Cash

  Are you a salon professional that owns their own salon? If you want to grow your book, find out what works and be willing to take action. Then, monitor your results and turn your marketing into new clients and more cash – FAST! Have you ever heard of the famous book by Napoleon Hill…

How To Run Your Own Beauty Salon: Cash Flow is King

  Running Your Own Beauty Salon… Whether you’re just getting started running your own beauty salon or you have been running your own beauty salon for a while now, you must know your business basics. Salon Plaza is answering the most important questions about how to run a salon successfully to make it easier for…

Salon Booth Renters, Salon Owners – Do You Play To Your Strengths?

  How Often Do You… “Play to Your Strengths?” Sure, when we were in school, most of us were taught to improve what we weren’t good at. And maybe that’s ok in school. At least we got a passing grade. Business is different. Average, passing, ok – this isn’t what successful businesses are built on.…

Open A Salon Secret #5: Your Plan For Client Reception

  How you handle your client reception area will be KEY to the success of your salon. Imagine this. Here you are, a brand new salon owner, dealing with inventory, repairs, billing, staff… either acting as the receptionist or managing one – you feel like superwoman or superman – or are simply just worn out.…

How To Open A Salon – 7 Secrets To Get Started Right

  As a skilled beauty salon professional… Are you tired of building someone else’s dream? Ready to Learn How to Open A Salon Of Your Own? There’s nothing like freedom and control that comes with salon ownership. And being able to protect your one-to-one relationships with your clients. And having the chance to make more…

Open A Salon Secret #7: Hidden Truth of Salon Owner Success

  And then there are all the OTHER costs – like water and electricity… Ever think about the nitty gritty of salon maintenance? What if a faucet is leaking or a light doesn’t work… or worse? When drains clog, water lines break, and your air conditioning quits working on the hottest day of the summer…

How To Keep Your Salon Chair Full – Have You Tried This…?

  Are You Ready To Think Like A Salon OWNER? “How To Grow Your Clientele and Fill Your Salon Chair By Marketing Your Services.” – Part 2 Successful beauty salon owners know they are in TWO BUSINESSES, the business of PROVIDING their services, and the business of MARKETING their services.  They know what marketing steps to take and…

Nail Techs & Hairstylists – Design Your Life On Your Own Terms

HAIRSTYLISTS & NAIL TECHS – WHAT IS YOUR VISION FOR YOUR FUTURE? “The ability to set goals and make plans for their accomplishment is the ‘master skill’ of success.” ~ Brian Tracy Whether you are a hairstylist, nail tech, or esthetician, the single most important management skill you can learn and practice is how to…

Salon Owner Guerilla Marketing To Attract Clients Like Crazy

  Guerilla Marketing For Salons Important Message To All Beauty Professionals: By visiting our Salon Owner’s Blog, you’ve taken a step toward becoming an independent salon owner. To be as successful as you want to be, you must begin to think differently now. You must learn to think like a salon owner. “It’s Surprising But…

Beauty Salon Professional: Easy Way To Find Your PASSION!

  The world belongs to beauty salon professionals who… …reach out and grab it with both hands. It belongs to those who take action rather than just wish and hope and pray. Do you intend to do something someday, when everything is just right? What separates successful beauty salon owners from the rest is the…

Keep Your Salon Chair Full – 4 Keys To Your “Attraction Magnet”

  Attention Beauty Professionals: If you want to keep your salon chair full, consistently and effortlessly, start by creating your “Attraction Magnet” Whether you have a multi-chair or a one-chair salon, you must become REALLY GOOD at communicating the right message to the right people.  Having a clear message written specifically about your unique skills…

Hair Salon Owner Success – 5 Tips to Attract Clients Like Crazy

  Your Perfect Clients Are Looking For What Only YOU Can Provide Ready To Attract Clients Like Crazy? In your own mind, do you have a “JOB”, or do you own a business? As a talented beauty professional, if you want to reach your full potential and prosper, realize that you already own your own…

Open A Salon Secret #1: Is Your Location Helping Or Hurting You?

  You may be wondering… How do I pick the best location for my beauty salon? It’s easier to start a business than make it profitable. These days, with hair salons and nail spas, that’s especially true. Everything costs more, and people are cutting back on how much they spend. Plus, there’s so much competition out there!…

Salon Plaza Reveals: How To Market On Facebook W/O Wasting Time & $$$

  Other Than Sleeping Beauty… Who Has Never Seen Or Heard The Phrase… “Follow and Like Us on Facebook”? Market on Facebook & Connect With Hundreds In Your Neighborhood! As CNET reported last month, Facebook has one BILLION users – hundreds of them right in your own backyard. It stands to reason this social media should…

Salon Plaza’s Simple Secrets To Build Your Personal Brand on Facebook

  Salon Plaza Asks, Among All Choices, Why Should Someone Choose YOU? To distinguish your professional skills from the rest, build your personal brand on Facebook! My barber has been cutting hair for over 20 years for all ages and hair types… His CLAIM to FAME is creating the perfect fade for women’s natural hair. When he…

Hair Salon Owner: Are You Making These 8 Deadly Marketing Mistakes?

  If you’re not earning the revenues you want – If you see too few clients in a week – If your average sale hasn’t increased in awhile – If you’re not generating enough referrals… It’s probably because you’re making one or more of these 8 Deadly Marketing Mistakes: Not having a clear mission statement Not…

10 Guerrilla Marketing Tips for Salons: BIG BANG on a SMALL Budget

  Richmond VA Hairstylist, what if you could wave a magic wand and more of your favorite kind of client would suddenly “appear”? If life were like that, hairstylists would happily be making a ton of money!  Let’s venture back to reality and see what else we can do to make a Big Bang for…

F E A R – The Four Letter Word That Can Fuel Your Salon Owner Success

Attention Salons in Laurel MD: Do you sometimes worry your hair salon won’t get enough clients? Do you fear your clientele will be pulled away by another salon, and you won’t be able to make ends meet? Whether you’re renting a booth or running your own shop, all business owners go through ups and downs.…

Ask Salon Plaza: What Holds The KEY To HAPPINESS In YOUR Life?

Have you ever admired a person from afar – Someone who has truly improved your life… And then get to meet him or her? That’s exactly what happened to me last Friday. I attended an event that featured Brian Tracy as one of the guest speakers. And as always, he truly delivered.  PLUS… I got an…

Ask Salon Plaza: 5 Reasons Why Most Salon Referral Systems DON’T WORK

Want To TRIPLE Your Number Of Referrals? Why Most Salons Don’t Get Enough Referrals – And What You Can Do About It! On this Salon Plaza Success Blog, we’ve shown you how to leverage your reputation ONLINE. But there is another way to use your established reputation that doesn’t involve the search engines or social…

Salon Guerrilla Marketing: 7 Steps To Get Referrals From Your Avatars

Forget About Competing! The fastest way to get more referrals is to cooperate with local businesses and turn them into your Avatars! What is an Avatar? An Avatar is a person who knows and influences many people. They are trusted experts in their field who seek to pass knowledge on to others. Their contacts consistently ask…