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The 80-20 Rule in Your Salon
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The 80-20 Rule in Your Salon

By Michelle Fergusson | 
The 80-20 Rule in Your Salon

The 80-20 rule (or Pareto Principle), is one of the most popular principles we are taught in business, work, spending habits, and life. Let’s go over how the 80-20 rule impact your business!

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Genderless Pricing
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Genderless Pricing

By Michelle Fergusson | 
Genderless Pricing

Does it surprise you that our industry still segregates our services based on gender?

As a society we are constantly working towards creating safe and inclusive spaces for all. There are multiple ways salons can help create these spaces and also practice allyship too.

Women are presumed to have long hair, and men short, but that isn’t the case. Why should females with short hair pay a premium, versus men with longer hair getting away with a lower price?

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6 Reasons You Need a Hair Color Management Software
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6 Reasons You Need a Hair Color Management Software

By Michelle Fergusson | 
6 Reasons You Need a Hair Color Management Software

Do you have a leak in your business!? Fear not! We’re here to help with that!

Your hair color not being properly accounted for is likely the cause of this small leak. But even some leaks can sink big ships!

But don’t worry, together we can fix it!

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The Costs of Doing Business
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The Costs of Doing Business

By Michelle Fergusson | 
The Costs of Doing Business

Do you know the cost of doing business?

Cost of Goods Sold, cost of sales, cost of revenue, or cost of services are all referred to as the direct costs associated with services completed during a period of time at your salon.

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What are KPIs!?

By Michelle Fergusson | 

If you don’t know your numbers you don’t know your business. It’s critical to know the financial state of your business. Now you may face some hard truths here. But knowing the inflows and outflows of your business, helps you to create a plan and identify where you can make improvements in your business i.e. paying off debt. Knowing your financial position also helps you to identify changes in your financial heath faster and mitigate them.

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But… I’m Not a Numbers Person
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But… I’m Not a Numbers Person

By Michelle Fergusson | 
But… I’m Not a Numbers Person

If you don’t know your numbers you don’t know your business. It’s critical to know the financial state of your business. Now you may face some hard truths here. But knowing the inflows and outflows of your business, helps you to create a plan and identify where you can make improvements in your business i.e. paying off debt. Knowing your financial position also helps you to identify changes in your financial heath faster and mitigate them.

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Community over Competition
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Community over Competition

By Michelle Fergusson | 
Community over Competition

Raise your hand if you have compared yourself to others at work, on social media, or anywhere else! Whether it’s on Instagram or with friends, it’s so easy to think we are falling behind, that we are alone or that we are not good enough…

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Pricing the Fair Way
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Pricing the Fair Way

By Caila Ellerman | 
Pricing the Fair Way
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4 Ways to use Data in Your Salon
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4 Ways to use Data in Your Salon

By Michelle Fergusson | 
4 Ways to use Data in Your Salon

What if I told you that there are 4 things you can do to help your salon to run smoothly and increase its profitability. I don’t know about you, but that makes me feel excited. Now what if I told you that these 4 things have to do with using data? You likely might feel more reserved to try out these tips. But fear not, I promise these are easy tips!

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Dear Covid, You Lose.
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Dear Covid, You Lose.

By Caila Ellerman | 
Dear Covid, You Lose.

If you could write a letter to COVID-19 what would you say? I’m sure it would include a lot of capital letters and a few obscenities. The majority of our letters to COVID would involve similar themes: “Why me? Why now? How could you? This isn’t fair!”

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