Data, Innovation, Leadership and More: 5 Key Takeaways from the 2019 2 to 10 Conference

The ninth annual 2 to 10 conference, recently held in Scottsdale, started off as a simple conversation 10 years ago when Tom Kuhn, CEO of Qnity, had a conversation with a frustrated salon owner during a different event. “She felt much of the conversation at the event we were attending didn’t apply to her because… Read more »

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Decrease Call Volume in Your Salon and Streamline Check-in

At PENZONE Salons + Spas (five locations in the Columbus, Ohio, area), the team is always on the cutting edge of technology, using it to a streamline processes and procedures for a more profitable bottom line. After launching a new concept and rebranding last spring, the company focused on implementing technology that improves their guest’s… Read more »

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How Can I Optimize Billing, Productivity, Compensation, Retail and Retention in My Salon?

Jentry Petzold, owner of The Black Cat Salon and Spa in two locations on the island of Oahu, is on a mission to change the way salon owners do business. A few years ago, after becoming frustrated with low productivity and a faltering salon culture, Jentry began to research alternative ways to run his business.… Read more »

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Wet Hair, Don’t Care!

In a perfect world, every client who leaves your chair walks away with shiny, bouncy, enviable hair. And when she returns to her job or home, everyone she sees asks, “who did your hair?” But that’s not always how it goes. Today’s client is often time crunched and rushes out of the salon before you… Read more »

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How Can You Rethink the Future of Your Salon with Technology?

What does the salon of the future look like to you? High-tech tools? Less staff at the front desk? Online appointment booking exclusively? All these things are possible, but the main change salons will see in the future is the way in which they connect with their clients. Louis Lago, president of SalonBiz and co-owner… Read more »

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Elevating the Industry: 5 Questions for Elevate’s Tatum Neill

Tatum Neill, creative director for Paris Parker salons and Aveda North American Artistic Director of Social Media, has always had a passion for education. A few years ago, he saw an opportunity to create educational events that could pair that passion with his love of music and fill a need for smaller, community-based hair shows… Read more »

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How to Increase Revenue with Online Salon Software

By Laurel Nelson, contributing writer with Salon Today As a salon owner, there’s nothing more important than the quality of your “guest experience ” and the revenue you earn making people feeling beautiful and happy. The best way to manage it all and increase revenue? Use online salon software. Why? Simplifies payment options for clients… Read more »

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Pocket Salon App Gives Clients a Seamless Experience

Kathleen Hildenbrand, owner of Lucky 13 salon in Columbus, Ohio, prides herself on being an early adopter of technology. So when SalonBiz introduced its Pocket Salon app for clients last year, she jumped on it immediately. “You have to stay on top of technology to be taken seriously and provide what the client wants and… Read more »

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How Salon Payments Can Be Convenient, Simple and Streamlined

Salons have more options than ever to streamline payment management in-person and online. Between mobile apps, credit card fees, and managing multiple locations, staff, and tips, there are a lot of details that can easily fall through the cracks or cost extra time and energy. Each payment management solution also has different benefits, which means… Read more »

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