Salon Plaza's Salon Owner Success Blog

Herndon Hairstylists: Are YOU Tired Of Building Someone Else's DREAM?

Posted by Debra Cope on Aug 21, 2014 2:55:00 PM

Ready For Your Own Space For Prosperity? 

Congratulations!

As a licensed cosmetologist near Herndon VA, you've made it. And yet, if you're like most independent salon professionals, something is missing.

Is it the chance to be your own boss and run your own shop?

If In Your Heart Of Hearts You Hold A Greater Vision

Get Ready To Do Something Extraordinary With YOUR Life...

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Topics: Design Your Own Salon, How To Open A Salon

Richmond VA Hair Stylist: Healthy Hair Gives Beauty & Confidence

Posted by Debra Cope on Aug 19, 2014 8:00:00 AM

Introducing Sheila Ivy, owner of Sheila's Salon in Richmond, VA - Salon Plaza's Member of the Month for August!

Here’s her remarkable story of how she became a full-time hair stylist and salon owner: 

More than “just a beautician”, I help people feel confident and happy in their lives.

Let me tell you how it all got started...

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Salon Owner's Guide to LIFE Management - You Only Need 2 Pages A Day!

Posted by Debra Cope on Jul 31, 2014 6:30:00 AM

For Salon Owners & Those Who Dream to Open a Salon...

Ever tried "Time Management"?

Truth is... No one can manage time

The sun rises and sets without our help

And nothing we do will change that!

What we really mean when we say Time Management is LIFE managment.  

You see, although we can't manage time, we can - and must - manage how we use our days, our most precious gift.

Do you have a SYSTEM for getting the most out of your day, based on YOUR goals and priorities?

Here's my method...

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Topics: Your Passionate Life, Tools For Success, Beauty Professionals Guide to Success

Richmond VA Hairstylists: Salon Professionals' Guide To Success

Posted by Debra Cope on Jul 28, 2014 12:50:00 PM

Attention Richmond VA Hairstylists:

BEFORE YOU GOT YOUR COSMETOLOGIST LICENSE...

BEFORE YOU WENT TO BEAUTY SCHOOL...

BEFORE YOU KNEW WHO YOU WOULD GROW UP TO BE...

WHAT WAS YOUR DREAM?

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Topics: How to Run a Successful Salon, Guerrilla Marketing for Salons, Beauty Professionals Guide to Success

10 Beauty Secrets for Cosmetologists & Their Clients

Posted by Debra Cope on Jul 23, 2014 4:31:00 PM

Salon Plaza Countdown:

10 Beauty Secrets for Cosmetologists!

You know the Golden Rule - Do Unto Others...

This moral precept describes a "two-way" mutual relationship between one's self and others. We usually think about this as treating OTHERS well.  

As women, we often overlook the flip side - treating OURSELVES as carefully as we would others. To give OURSELVES the same consideration and service that we give our family, friends and clients.

Our July Member of the Month, Rickisha White, is an excellent example of a salon owner who gets this right.

Attractiveness and Beauty come from within. When you start your day and carry through with love and consideration for yourself, you'll become a light for your clients. Often what they need while sitting in your chair is your compassion and encouragement - even more than their scheduled beauty service.

To fully pamper and care for your clients, you must first take care of yourself.

These 10 Beauty Secrets will show you how to live BOTH sides of the Golden Rule:

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Topics: Your Passionate Life, Design Your Own Salon, Beauty Professionals Guide to Success

For Women Cosmetologists ONLY-Straight talk about Attraction & Beauty

Posted by Debra Cope on Jul 21, 2014 6:53:00 PM

As a cosmetologist who is dedicated to your craft, then you already know -

You must do these two things every day:

    1. Bring out the attractiveness and beauty of your clients 
    2. Be a canvas for your own work

That's right - You are the ARTIST and the MASTERPIECE

Do you ever feel like you could use a little help with looking your absolute best? Or being able to bring out the Beauty in others?

These 10 Beauty Secrets are proven to do just that - Secrets powerful women who present on stage use to look more credible and attract new business.

The same Secrets to become a canvas for your work and build credibility with your clients. Before we get started, lets talk a minute about the difference between “attractiveness” and “Beauty”. 

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Topics: Your Passionate Life, Design Your Own Salon, Beauty Professionals Guide to Success

Cosmetologist Advice: What is YOUR MAP "Mission - Action - Promise"?

Posted by Debra Cope on Jul 11, 2014 6:02:00 AM

Salon Plaza's Advice for Cosmetologists Who Want To Succeed in the Beauty Industry:

Are YOU living the life of an entrepreneur? Roger Hamilton's 3 ways to tell for sure make a lot of sense. 

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Topics: How to Run a Successful Salon, Your Passionate Life, Beauty Professionals Guide to Success

Best Salon in Baltimore: 7 Tips For A Cosmetologist To Own A Salon

Posted by Debra Cope on Jul 9, 2014 3:33:00 PM

Best Salon in Baltimore - Simply Elegance Studio at Salon Plaza in Liberty Court

Meet Salon Plaza's Member of the Month for July - RICKISHA WHITE - Beauty Professional, Consultant and Educator in Randallstown, MD

Follow in Rickisha's Footsteps to Fulfill Your DREAM... As an Artist & Salon Owner!

Hi, I'm Rickisha, owner of Simply Elegance Studio near Baltimore, MD. As an artist and salon owner, my PASSION is to...

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Topics: How to Run a Successful Salon, Salon Owner Success Stories, Design Your Own Salon

Salon Plaza Asks: This May Be Every Hairstylist's Dream- Is It YOURS?

Posted by Debra Cope on Jun 30, 2014 8:19:00 PM

If You’re Like Most Hairstylists, You DREAM of Opening Your Own Salon

Think about what your life would be like for a moment –

  • YOU set your own schedule
  • YOU NEVER ask permission to take an hour or a day off
  • YOU get to set the atmosphere just the way you want it to be...

Sounds perfect?

CAUTION:

Before you start a salon, there’s something you need to have already – you’ve got the skills, you have the ambition… but do you have this –
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Topics: How to Run a Successful Salon, Guerrilla Marketing for Salons

Hairstylists: Who Else Wants An Easy Way To Paint a Picture of YOU?

Posted by Debra Cope on Jun 30, 2014 6:32:00 PM

If you've been reading these blog posts, or learning about MARKETING from another excellent source, then you already know how to create marketing that...

  • Works FOR you 
  • GROWS your book
  • Keeps your chair FULL - 
And you know...
 
One of the first steps is to discover your USP - Your Unique Selling Promise

You will use this description of your professional self to let potential clients know who you are, what makes you different, and WHY they should choose YOU above all the rest!

Read on for 5 quick steps to turn your USP into a powerful image of YOU...

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Topics: Guerrilla Marketing for Salons, Beauty Professionals Guide to Success

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