Insta-Gratification

By Laurel Nelson, contributing writer with Salon Today   Social media influencers are making their mark on the beauty world, one photo at a time. Masters of multi-tasking, these savvy stylists are setting trends, seeing clients and promoting products all in one seemingly effortless Instagram post. But effortless, it isn’t. Behind the scenes, these influencers… Read more »

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What’s New – 2018

WOWZA!! January has been quite a month and if it’s any indication of what 2018 has in store…. look out – here comes SalonBiz! Our team works hard all year preparing for our annual PowerUp tech forum and SeriousBusiness weekend. We absolutely love getting to see many of you in New Orleans. We were beyond… Read more »

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Weathering The Storm: Picking Up The Pieces After Hurricane Harvey

By Laurel Nelson, contributing writer with Salon Today   In late August, Hurricane Harvey blew through Houston, flooding the city and leaving thousands of people homeless. When Harvey finally passed, Josephine’s Salon and Spas owner Vivian Yeh breathed a sigh of relief. Her home was intact and her three salon locations were also fine, with only minimal… Read more »

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Eye On The Prize: Winning At The Referral Game

By Laurel Nelson, contributing writer with Salon Today   When Sherrie Fernandez-Vila, a senior stylist at Green Apple Salon in Houston, Texas, heard her salon was going to be part of Neill Corporation’s summer referral contest, she had one immediate thought: “I’m going to win this.” And she did. A naturally competitive person, Fernandez-Vila, who has been a stylist for… Read more »

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One Simple Change to Boost Your Bottom Line

Poring over line items to make cuts in a budget is tedious, stressful and time consuming. But as every small business owner knows, it’s also necessary. And if you’re looking at making staff changes, it can be downright painful. But Jim Pacifico, founder of World Class Financial Services, says there’s one item that’s simple and… Read more »

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