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Three things I wish Salon Owners would do!

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While most people in high up Management Roles shuffle important paper in their office, Australasia Group Manager for Organic Colour Systems, Vicki King spends most of her time actually in the salon with her salon owner clients. Doing this gives her a unique perspective on the Industry, which I love, and I wanted her to share…

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Adapt or Die

Adapt or Die

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Saying yes to everything that comes your way has propelled Richard Kavanagh from Stylist to world renowned Artist, Creative Director and Brand Ambassador. Now working with Brands like Vogue, Elle Magazine, GHD and he is also a Global Artist for Redken. Richard joins us live from Fashion Week New Zealand and shares the things close to…

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Dont be Afraid

Don’t Be Afraid

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Aamena was born into an entrepreneurial family and learning the basics of business wasn’t taught but infused through everyday family life. Not her first business, Aamena now owns an Ella Bache Beauty Clinic franchise in Australia that is thriving with her clear commitment to delivering impeccable service. While also raising 4 happy healthy  kids her…

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Love at First Sight

Love (and accolades) as First Sight

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She recently won Beauty Salon of the Year and Beauty Therapist of the Year, both at the British Hair and Beauty Awards in 2017. She loves chocolate and is obsessed with hot air balloons! Not only that but she is a Huffington Post author, Beauty Blogger, Beautician and industry educator doing it all as a…

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Uncover your brand legend

Uncover Your Brand Legend

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Sarah Hart is a Web Designer turned branding expert who helps brands become legends online… Our chat is around helping you discover your brand legend with her 6 brand arch types or personalities. It will help you refine your salons online presence and help your potential clients feeeel something about your brand. Helping them choose…

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Is it Working

Is your Salon Actually Working?

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As an industry, I think we’re still complaining about how this new generation of stylists and therapists is ‘so not motivated’ and “when I was an apprentice I worked harder and longer for less money and more passion”. Alan Austin-Smith, founder of The Fantastic Hairdresser has his own opinion on this topic and lays it…

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Emerging Trends

The 5 Steps Of Content Marketing For Your Salon

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The problem is that our clients and our potential clients are becoming tired of jaded of traditional marketing tactics. It’s noisy and crowded out there online so instead, your potential clients want to build meaningful connections with people, businesses and brands before they choose WHO they will do business with… In this episode, I discuss a…

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Salon with a Passion

A Salon with Passion

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This is a special podcast for me because not only do we turn 1 year old on the 1st August but also I interview a special friend. This episode is a passionate and chatty story from a long time friend, my ex-Salon Manager now a Salon Owner of her own. Kerri Cox’s passion for the…

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Never die wondering

Never Die Wondering

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Never Die Wondering what could have been… Sommer Louise, a Mindset Mentor talks about what’s holding you back and how to transform your life with some simple yet very overlooked principles. She shares her interesting life journey and tips to creating a life and business of abundance through health and fitness of both body and…

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What's working in Facebook

What’s working in Facebook right now for Salons

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Your Salon marketing plan is vital for your new client attraction strategy. The problem is that Facebook is ever changing at a rapid pace, so I invited Hayley Mears to the Podcast to chat about what’s working with Facebook right now for Salons. We cover some important factors that you need to know about to…

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2 seconds can change your life

2 Seconds Can Change your Life

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A short but hugely impactful interlude with Naomi Campbell changed this hairdresser into an International Editorial Make Up Artist to the stars. Now an author and mega brand in her own right, Rae Morris sells her own make up & brush ranges and educates woman all around the world while trying to raise a young family.…

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5 steps to freedom and profit

5 Steps to Freedom and Profit for Your Salon

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You set up your own salon business with dreams of more freedom, autonomy  and time, and now find yourself wondering when you’ll next get to take a day off?  You’re not alone!   Now Imagine arriving at the salon.  Your team are already cleaning and preparing the salon for the day.  You lead a short,…

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She got Happy

Have you ever felt like you should be happy?

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If you feel like you have everything you could want. You have a good Salon business, your health is good, and what others might think is a good relationship…. But you still feel like you’re not as happy as you could be! Then this mindful but heaps of fun podcast episode is for you… SHE…

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If its to be its up to me

If it’s to be, It’s up to me!

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What will drive you through opening day, through the hard times and propel you into the salon business that you always dreamed about? Kristy from Secret Salon Society shares her most important elements that have taken her from zero to hero. Getting clear on your vision, direction and setting some solid milestone goals will get…

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Stronger than your Team SOC

Building a Brand Stronger than the Team you Employ

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You’re sick of your team running a muck, making you feel like you’re a prisoner in your own business. You just get things sorted and under control and then the next thing happens, a baby is due, she’s giving up her trade or off on her big OE … just moments after she qualifies! This Podcast…

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3 keys to get off the floor

3 Must Have Strategies to Grow Your Salon (without working more hours)

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If you wonder why your business is not growing, then make sure you’re taking the time to actually grow your Salon. I speak with Caitlyn Menzel from Raw Edge Hairdressing in Australia, who not only believes in this but has taken it a step further and works on her business 5 hours a fortnight. Yes,…

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Conquer Instagram SOC

3 Tips to Conquer Instagram

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Learn these three Best Performance Instagram Hacks from Hayley Mears, Ex-Hairdresser turned Social Media Marketer. In this episode she shares with us how to get the best performance out of Instagram, creating a theme for your Brand and using it on Instagram together with the importance of white space. We discussed the phenomenon of the “backs…

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MasteringYourMoneyPodcast

Mastering Your Money

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Meet Jess, whose mission is to financially empower women to save the world, and she supports salon owners to do this, beginning with your own financial world. If you just know you are meant for bigger things, for money to flow effortlessly and easily to you – for doing what you love! To be joyfully…

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Your Website is Losing you Clients

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Your salon website should be your biggest and most important online sales tool. Yes, a sales tool. It should be bringing you new clients (and helping your existing ones stay connected with you). But remember, your website is not an online sales tool for your business… Your website is an online buying tool for your…

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Attract Dream Clients

How To Attract Dream Clients With Video

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Your clients look for you online, it’s a given, and video is an amazing way to attract salon clients and build that all important know-like-trust factor which is so vital if your business is to succeed. So, what is the know-like-trust factor, and how does video help to build this? Viewers get to KNOW you…

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Build a Communication Culture

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Life in a salon is fast paced, full of constant excitement and change. But without great communication and structure, managing a team in this environment can become stressful, to say the least. Constantly putting out fires that your team throw at you the minute you walk in the door can wear you down. So how…

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Make more money in less time

5 super simple ways to make more money, with out working more hours

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When I started my apprenticeship I learned a sneaky trick from my senior stylists: how to book ‘fakies’. They would use it to fill a 7 pm booking so they could go home an hour earlier. I tried it a few times, it was cool to get away early. Right, but it wasn’t long after…

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A click worthy Salon

Does your Salon have a Social Clique?

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We live in a digital age, so having a strong online presence for your salon should be a strong part of your marketing story toward growth and success. This week on the podcast we chatted with Stacey from The Social Clique about building an enviable online brand which will translate into clients bookings.    Stacey…

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The Salon Mum Juggle is real, 3 tips to make it work!

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The Entrepreneurial chaos of salon business Mum is a real thing… You’re distracted with all the hats you have to wear.  Managing the needs of your team, the demands of your clients. The admin tasks that require attention are still on your list when you get home, but now the kids need your attention… and…

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Attract a rock star salon team

How to Attract a Rockstar Team

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Q: What’s the Number one reason you’re not growing your team as fast as you’d like? A: Your ads fail to attract the right people into your Salon… or anyone in fact! You need a strong team in order to grow your business. Your team can be the strength or the weakness of your salon.…

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Salon Owners COllective Podcast

3 keys to exploding your business & designing the lifestyle your really want.

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After discussing that her broken foot as a ‘sign from the universe’… or God, or whom ever you think it might be. She took my gentle nudge as her decision to stop servicing her long term clients and focus instead on growing the salon and building a lifestyle business. Kiwi entrepreneur Kelley this week is…

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Salon Owners Podcast Urban Betty

Make it Work – Whatever it Takes!

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From humble beginnings Chelle from Urban Betty, Texas, opened her salon with 6 chairs and just one contractor, she shares her story of surviving a thriving salon with a team now over 30 strong. Chelle took a recent leap of faith and it’s starting to pay off as she gets out from behind the chair…

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Salon Website Design Secrets

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Your website is the window into the soul of your business. Your website is your digital home and should be used for driving new clients to your salon by converting them into paying clients as well as retaining the loyalty of those that already love you. So getting your digital homeland right becomes vital. In…

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Jazz Pampling Salon Owners Collective podcast

Artist to the Stars – Becoming the Goto Expert!

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Finding your Area of Expertise, your signature service is vital to ensure your business stands out in an overly crowded space, and few have done this better than Jazz Pampling. Jazz is a world-renowned Brow Artist specialising in brow shaping, and has worked with celebrities such as Paula Abdul, Naomi Watts, Aussie model Samantha Harris…

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Salon Owners Collective Fix and the Hair  Podcast

How one salon successfully turned a social media following into real clients

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I chatted to Mia DeVries from The Fox and The Hair, to find her top strategies for growing a whopping 66.6K Social Media Following and turning them into paying Clients – one of the key strategies to the salons current success. The salon started their social media presence on Facebook, and over time the strategy…

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salon owners collective podcast Janine Simons

Work On It Not In It

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For many salon owners, the thought of passing over your clientele to spend more time on business building can be fraught with fear and uncertainty, but if you take the important jump of stepping away from the busy work of your salon floor, your business is bound to benefit. Janine bought her first salon aged…

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Salon Social media podcast

3 Social Media Secrets you need to know!!

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You want to attract more clients, but Social Media is just not working for you… And you’re tired of posting at random & feeling the pressure of what to post and when. If this is you, then this blog is just for you! Having spent years honing my experience in digital marketing, both whilst running…

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Create a Salon Instagram Strategy With Plann

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Instagram is the social network of the moment and it lends itself particularly well to creative and visual businesses like hair & beauty salons. There’s so much that you can do with Instagram, from posting showcase shots to validate your stylist’s skills, to giving potential clients a peek behind the scenes of your busy salon.…

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Make 2017 your Best Salon Year Yet

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I spent the new year in a camping site surrounded by rain and a rocky beach and dear I say it, NO WIFI! But as a result of that trip, I created Salon Owners Collective. I think I hardly spoke to the Family I was so busy scheming. So it feels right that I should…

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Create a Sustainable Salon & Boost your Profits

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Want to turn your salon into a Sustainable Salon? Going sustainable can have a number of benefits, as well as helping protect and preserve the environment. By taking a people-centred approach to building sustainable salons, and inputing strategies to protect the planet, you will also see an increase in profit for your business!! In this week’s…

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Your salon team can make or break a business

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For today’s podcast episode I’m sharing with you an interview I did with the inspiring Mana Dave of Blaze Salon & Pony Professional. Mana is a stylist, owns two top salons in Auckland, and is a Redken international platform artist. He shared his deepest secrets & some really great actionable tips to help you transition from stylist into…

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Launch and Grow your Dream Business

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Recently I was privileged to interview Tracey Hughes over on the podcast. With over 30 years experience in the industry, Tracey has successfully launched and grown her salon businesses, before then pivoting into providing award winning training for salon professionals. Here are the top lessons to help you to launch, grow or even exit a…

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Put Yourself Out There

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It’s a real thing… FEAR of being online – False Evidence (of) Appearing Real or a gut feeling pointing you in the right direction, but what about thinking “what’s the BEST that would happen, getting your business online?” ? You don’t need to put yourself online, if you feel comfortable sharing your personal your journey…

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Follow your vision, prepared with a back up plan

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Kesia has a double major in Marketing and Entrepreneurship. an M.B.A as well as years of sales marketing at a Fortune 500 company. Kesia founded CHOP CHOP Mobile Salon & Barber – Mixing her passion with purpose. The idea of a high-end, mobile salon satisfied her desire to reach and service people from different walks…

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Get found online with Jaime Jay

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Get your salon found online with Jaime Jay. Simply posting a few images just doesn’t cut it in today’s complex online world.. but it doesn’t have to all be that hard. Jaime Jay shares some simple and methodical methods to conquer getting your salon found online.

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Can’t-fail strategies for Client loyalty

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Without client loyalty, you don’t have a business to speak of. Angela Pile discusses her can’t-fail strategies and the successes she has had in her own business and those she has helped in the salon industry.

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