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5 Examples of Effective Hair Salon Goals and Objectives

To take your salon business to the next level, you need to set clear goals and objectives. This will help you identify what you want to achieve so you can formulate a plan to get there.  As a business owner, having something tangible to work towards can keep you motivated by providing a clear focus. This will also create a sense of accomplishment that is both fulfilling and rewarding.
Hayley Tait
August 10, 2022
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Salon No-Show Policy Examples To Increase Attendance

Let’s face it, as a salon owner or manager, no-shows and last-minute cancellations are extremely frustrating. On-top of this, did you know that no-show appointments cost the hairdressing industry 1.2 million pounds a year? So, how can you manage client expectations and avoid these extortionate costs? No-show policies are a must-have for any salon. If it’s laid out in black and white, clients know exactly what they can expect if they fail to cancel their appointment on time.
Hayley Tait
July 15, 2022
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How To Sell Retail Products In A Salon: Start Boosting Your Sales

Are you looking for ways to increase revenue in your salon? Selling retail products could be the answer that you’re looking for. Whilst selling may seem daunting at first, the right approach can pay dividends in contributing to the growth of your business. To help you get started, we’ve provided an overview of how to sell retail products in a salon.
Hayley Tait
July 15, 2022
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How To Make Your Salon Unique To Gain More Clients

At Shortcuts we know all too well how competitive the hair and beauty salon industry can be, but we also know it’s still possible to make your salon unique to gain more clients. Investing time into making your salon unique is imperative for the success of your business. With so many options available, people need a reason to choose you.
Hayley Tait
July 6, 2022
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How To Evaluate Your Salon Staff For Performance Reviews

Whilst performance reviews can be daunting for your employees, there is a lot of work required from management to ensure that they run smoothly and effectively. It can be difficult to know how to evaluate your salon staff, which is why we’ve compiled a list to help you structure every appraisal.
Shortcuts
May 13, 2022
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FAQs About Our Salon Software: Is Shortcuts Difficult To Use?

With so many barbers and salon software options out there, it's difficult to know which one is right for your business. It can also seem overwhelming to use your software to the best of its ability. For this reason, a question ‌we get asked frequently; ‘Is Shortcuts easy to use?’ We thought we’d answer that question below and cover some of the great, easy-to-use features Shortcut’s Software offers.
Hayley Tait
April 20, 2022