The Salon Software Switch: Why Trios Came Back

Featured Photo Source: Trios Aveda Facebook When it comes to technology, Trios Aveda salon owner Joe DeAnda is the person you want on your side. He’s tech savvy and keeps up-to-date with all the latest technology. That’s why when Joe his wife and co-owner Karen moved from their original salon software to SalonBiz in 2000,… Read more »

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How-To: Images to be a Social Media Standout

Source: Imaginal Marketing Group® | Screenshot: Lux Salon Instagram By Laurel Nelson, contributing writer with Salon Today Whatever salon software you use, these tips will help your team shine. When photographer Wes Kroninger was hired by Lux Salon Director of R&D, Wade Zylstra, to speak at the Fullerton, California-based salon’s retreat in August, it wasn’t to talk… Read more »

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What’s New – SalonBiz App (iPad)

The SalonBiz App for iPad has been updated this week! The latest release is full of features you are sure to love #freethefrontdesk. Checkout the user guide for step-by-step instructions. Quickly add products to tickets using your iPad camera (shown above). Simply, tap the barcode icon and scan your product! The camera also works to… Read more »

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Top 5 Ways To Rock Your Service

Build your business one amazing service at a time! What’s most important in your salon? Making your clients feel welcome? Creating the perfect color, cut and style? Or maybe it’s connecting with your clients on a more personal level. Remembering her fave color formula is always helpful. Let’s just say it’s all equally important, because… Read more »

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FREE Online Gift Cards: Mailbox Money, with no fees attached

Your staff can’t be there at 2am when a client remembers that party tomorrow — but your online gift card system can. Source: iStock Photo Let’s face it: everyone shops for gifts online these days. By now, most people know that when they’re looking for a gift, the first place they go is Google. Even your… Read more »

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3 Reasons Why Your Salon Or Spa Should Offer Online Booking

This article was originally posted on MotivePoint.biz. It shocks me that even today, there are salon owners that still balk at the idea of offering online booking. Just recently I found myself tangled up in an Facebook discussion forum where salon owners were each giving their two cents on why they don’t offer it. Really,… Read more »

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Top 5 Retail Tips

Let’s face it, retail really gets a bad rap. After all, sell is a four-letter word – right? But when you talk to stylists who consistently crush their retail goals, you have to stop and wonder if they’ve cracked the secret code. We sat down for a quick chat – client in the shampoo bowl… Read more »

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The Black Friday Fire: How Vanity Bounced Back Quickly

Thanksgiving weekend started off normally for Vanity Salon in Houston, TX. Fiona Tolunay, director of operations, and her brother Rory, human resources manager, had a lot to be thankful for: an amazing team, a thriving business, and a beautiful second location opening in two weeks. Business at the salon was brisk the day after Thanksgiving,… Read more »

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