August 25, 2009
Last-minute openings in your appointment book are inevitable, but these days filling them can mean the difference between being able to pay all of your bills and, well, not being able to. Thankfully, up-to-the-minute social networking sites like Twitter and Facebook are starting to hit their stride, just in time for you to take advantage of the marketing capabilities they have to offer.
Keywords: 2010 Project client scheduling Facebook marketing social media Twitter
August 1, 2009
Fill empty slots in your next day's schedule by using broadcast e-mail or a telephone call-in line.
Keywords: client scheduling time management web marketing
March 1, 2009
You’ve got your place on the web. Now… how do you get people to go there? Using smart search-engine optimization (SEO) techniques, such as using common keywords, and updating your site are two good places to start.
Keywords: business tools promoting your services SEO web marketing
March 1, 2009
Get the lowdown on: the dos and don'ts of website design, salon-finder sites, the Yellow Pages (printed and online), designing a great business card, placing a newspaper ad, and more.
Keywords: advertising/promotions business tools keeping your business competitive marketing/promotions Mother's Day
January 1, 2009
Posted positive reviews are great advertising.
Keywords: advertising/promotions business building web marketing
December 1, 2008
SalonBuilder.com can help you have a fully functioning website running in no time.
Keywords: customer service gift certificates marketing/promotions web marketing websites
October 1, 2008
Through partnering with Spa & Salon Wish, a network of more than 3600 salons and spas, your salon will be more effectively marketed on the web. They provide consumers with the ability to purchase gift certificates for your salon and you receive face value less a 17% marketing fee when they are redeemed.
Keywords: building your clientele gift certificates holidays marketing/promotions web marketing
October 1, 2008
Through its website, SignatureB Communications works with salon and spa owners to create customized, branded stationery that serves as the basis for a wide variety of marketing activities, including client newsletters.
Keywords: communicating with customers marketing/promotions web marketing
February 1, 2008
Ready to take salon communication to the next level? Want to make it even easier for current clients to recommend you to others? Want more traffic on your website? It's time for a salon e-newsletter. We've road tested some of the e-newsletter options available and found it's easier than you think to get started.
Keywords: marketing/promotions promoting your services web marketing
February 1, 2008
For those of a certain generation, there’s no question about having a MySpace page — at least for online socializing. But are MySpace, Facebook, and other social networking sites effective and appropriate venues when it comes to advertising and promoting your business? Here’s what your fellow techs have to say on the subject.
Keywords: social media web marketing
November 1, 2007
Part substance, part strategy, staking out your spot on local “best of” lists requires a game plan. NAILS attempts to demystify the process of claiming your spot on the list.
Keywords: business keeping your business competitive marketing/promotions public relations web marketing
August 1, 2007
Clients can’t come to you if they can’t find you. With a little know-how, you can greatly improve your salon’s ranking on popular search engines like Google and Yahoo. Learn what easy steps you can take so these search engines help to build your business for you.
Keywords: marketing/promotions web marketing
May 1, 2007
Can’t find your client’s phone number or that note you made about the product system you used on her last? Are you in a panic when tax time approaches and your records are nowhere at hand? If your organizational skills are lacking, here are three software programs designed to help.
Keywords: organization web marketing
February 1, 2007
Who are all those people on my AIM Buddy List? How do I get my photos online? What’s that green stuff on my client’s nails? Find out what questions BeautyTech.com webmaster Debbie Doerrlamm hears most often and how she responds.
Keywords: web marketing
November 1, 2005
Should you list your salon on the Internet? With free listings you have nothing to lose, but the jury’s still out on the benefit of paying for online advertising.
Keywords: advertising/promotions building your clientele web marketing