Balayage and the Science of Hair with April Baxter

The Science of Hair “I wish I were a magician and I could do whatever you wanted me to do with color. But I have to work within the laws of chemistry to get the look you want – and we might not get there in one appointment.” Not only does the owner of ‘The…

Woodbridge Hairstylists: Keep Your Love with a Studio Salon

Attention Woodbridge Hairstylists: You CAN Keep Your LOVE ALIVE for Doing Hair! Here’s how… Hi, my name is Tammy NcNelis, a Woodbridge hairstylist and owner of Best Kept Secrets, my private studio salon. It’s true, I’m so fortunate because I just LOVE what I do. Let me share with you how I went from finding my life’s mission…

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…

Salon Owner’s Guide to LIFE Management – You Only Need 2 Pages A Day!

For Salon Owners & Those Who Dream to Open a Salon… Guide To Life Management Ever tried “Time Management”? Truth is… No one can manage time The sun rises and sets without our help And nothing we do will change that! What we really mean when we say Time Management is LIFE management. You see,…

Hairstylist Guide to Personality and Fulfillment: 6 Human Needs

Hairstylist Guide to Personality and Fulfillment: Attention Hairstylists: Did you watch this amazing video on TED – Tony Robbins presents his 6 Human Needs? If you haven’t heard of Tony Robbins yet, you’re in for a treat. As a speaker and coach, Tony has improved the lives of over 30 million people, from at least…

Money Making Marketing For Hair Salons & Stylists – Website Tips

  Attention Hair Salon Owners: Salon Plaza’s Website Tips For FAST Money Making Marketing & Growth Your website is the ideal place to communicate with your potential new clients. You can also encourage existing clients to come in more often and request more services. These are your 3 best ways to Accelerate Your Income Growth –…

Salon Plaza Truth Out: #1 Reason Why SOME New Members FAIL

  Sure. I’d love to tell you… “Every single one of our Members is thriving in a long and lucrative career as a salon owner with Salon Plaza.” Most do well – some do very well indeed, beyond their wildest expectations. Like Danielle TheStylist pictured here. Truth be told, every now and then, a new Member…

  Emmitt Smith, NFL Running Back for 15 Seasons, Reveals 10 Truths for Achieving Your Dreams Salon Owners and Independent Cosmetologists are invited to catch life strategies from the only running back to ever win a Super Bowl championship, the NFL MVP award, the NFL rushing crown, and the Super Bowl MVP award – all…

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Salon Plaza’s Marketing Wheel: 8 Spokes For Prosperity In 2014

  Let’s Start 2014 Off Right With Your Marketing Wheel To Prosperity Who else wants a salon that runs more smoothly, is less stressful, and provides more free-time? Salon Plaza Member Danielle TheStylist Leads The Way At Salon Plaza, we have identified 8 key areas of marketing every salon owner or independent cosmetologist should put in…

Salon Owner Success: Master the Consultation with These 5 Power Steps

  Salon Owner Success Starts with Mastering the Consultation! Are you just getting started in your salon? Or maybe you’re a well-established salon owner! Either way, if you’re like most beauty industry professionals, you want (need?)

Salon Owners & Booth Renters: 1 Connection Will Transform You 4 GOOD

  Salon Owners & Salon Booth Renters: Do you HOPE you’ll succeed in living your Dream? Then this post is for YOU! If you are booth renters who want to own a salon, you may worry that the competition is too great. You might even fear failing if you try. Maybe you already own a salon and…

Salon Professionals: 15 Posts You Loved MOST in 2015 by Salon Plaza Bloggers

  Salon Plaza Bloggers Give Beauty Pros the GOLD of 2015 When January comes it’s wise to glance over the past year and see what made a difference for our Members and Visitors like you. At Salon Plaza, we are committed to providing what truly makes a difference to the wealth, health, and happiness of our Members.…

Best Plan for Beauty Professionals: Gratitude & Trust Go Hand-in-Hand

  Top Beauty Professionals: You CAN Plan for Prosperity in 2016 Have you noticed? Between Thanksgiving, Christmas and New Year’s Eve, much talk about gratitude fills the airwaves. You don’t have to look far for words of “encouragement” (often with $$$ attached) to feel the gratitude, love it, and buy it. As if happiness could be bought.…

Goal Setting for Salon Professionals: Live Your Values by Design

  Attention Salon Professionals: Ready to do some Goal Setting? Will 2015 Be The Year To Set Fire To Your Life? Plan on having your best and most fulfilling year ever. Here’s how to make it happen with joy, passion, and excitement – When you want to do better than ever before, you must

Instagram vs Pinterest for Salon Professionals: Which is best?

  Instagram vs Pinterest Salon Professionals Are Wondering… “Should I be on Instagram or Pinterest?” Social media is a big opportunity for hair salons and beauty professionals. And it’s not going away anytime soon. If you aren’t already using social media – especially if you cater to younger people – you are really missing out.

Hair Stylists Rosedale MD – 10 Healthy Hair Tips for Expert Hair Care

  As a hair stylist, you do much more than just cut, color and style hair. You are the “hair care expert” and get asked endless questions about hair care. To shine as their Hair Care Consultant, share with your clients these… 10 Healthy Hair Tips …for overcoming common challenges for growing healthy, vibrant hair……

Hairstylists in Laurel MD Reach Their Biggest Goals Ever – Here’s How:

  Attention Nail Techs, Estheticians, and Hairstylists in Laurel MD: This article is written for the salon owner, salon booth or chair renter, and the commissioned salon professional who knows they will own their own salon someday. The True Entrepreneur Understand clearly that we are not like other people who rely on getting paychecks. What…

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.…

9 Tips On How To Design A Salon Business Card

  Having an easy to read, eye-catching salon business card is important for salon success. It lets your clients know how to get in touch with you easily. Take time to do this important step well. Here are 9 tips on what to do to get it right: 1. Salon Name  Have you decided on…

Open A Salon Secret #4: How To Find, Hire, & Keep Great Hairstylists

  It’s hard enough just to BE an employee – Think how hard it must be to HAVE employees! Or, Keep Great Hairstylists. As a salon owner with several chairs to fill, you have a major challenge. You must find, hire and keep great hairstylists and other salon professionals who share the same dream and…

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…

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…

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…

Salon Plaza Prosperity Secrets: 7 Things Successful Owners Do By 8 AM

  Are You A Night Owl Or A Morning Bird? When It Comes To Business, Early Risers Know The Secret To Prosperity Research shows that morning people tend to be more productive and proactive – They anticipate problems and work to overcome them in advance. Advantages of early risers include feeling more… Dedicated Energetic Enthusiastic Passionate…

Salon Referrals: 5 Reasons Why You Don’t Ask & What To Do About It!

  Need More Salon Referrals? Many salon professionals rely on salon referrals for their source of new business. But most don’t have a workable system in place to get referrals. How About You? 5 Reasons Why Salon Professionals Don’t Ask For Salon Referrals “Anyone can use my services.” “I forget to ask.” “I was never…

Hair Salon Owners: 12 Proven Ways to Get More Calls From Your “CAMM”

  Your “CAMM” – Client Attract Marketing Magnet – Hair Salon Owners Will Gain Power When They Use These 12 Proven Copywriting Secrets… Good marketing for hair salon owners is not about trying to be clever or gimmicky with your words. The best marketing starts a conversation with your most likely clients – a communication…

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…

Your Salon Business Dream? Crush It With Facebook Marketing Insights!

  Successful salon owners and independent stylists achieve their salon business dream by developing relationships with their ideal clients. Who Are YOUR Ideal Clients? To build a profitable salon business with great clients who keep coming back, first you must identify and reach your “target audience”. These are local people who… Desire your specific professional skills…

Salon Business: Get More Website Visits & Clients With Link Building

How To Get More Visitors To Your Website – And More Business! – With A Link Building Strategy The web is simple. At its core it’s made up of 3 things: TRAFFIC, CONTENT, and LINKS. Traffic – Visitors to your site. The more often people visit, stay, and interact with your site, the more visible you…

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…