Salon Plaza's Salon Owner Success Blog

Hair Salons Richmond VA: [Secret] How To Fall In Love With Your Future

Posted by Debra Cope on Oct 16, 2014 6:38:00 PM

At last...

Someone Has Unlocked The Secret Of
How To Open Your Own Salon
and Fall IN LOVE With Your Future...

What if YOU could make it as an OWNER?

Take a deep breath and think for a second or two about what your life would be like if 
  • YOU set your own professional atmosphere to express your creativity and values...
  • YOU NEVER had to ask permission to take time off...
  • YOU get to choose the best schedule for your clients, your family and YOU!

Sound like a Dream Come True?

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

If you think you have what it takes... or maybe you're just curious for now and think you might like to OWN IT down the road...

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Topics: Beauty Professionals Guide to Success, How To Open A Salon

Pain Relief and Relaxation with Massage Therapy in Fredericksburg VA

Posted by Debra Cope on Oct 15, 2014 7:00:00 AM

Live Without Pain!

Massage is not just a luxury.  

It can and should be part of your routine to improve your health and well-being. Massage helps to PREVENT injuries by helping your body work at its best.

So often we are busy taking care of others that we forget to take time for ourselves.

Massage targets and releases tight muscles, leaving you with a greater range of motion and a sense of deep peace.

Sounds good? Then what are you waiting for!

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Topics: Salon Owner Success Stories, Your Passionate Life

Massage Therapist in Fredericksburg VA is Salon Plaza's Chosen Expert!

Posted by Debra Cope on Oct 11, 2014 8:00:00 AM

Announcing Salon Plaza’s FIRST Massage Therapist Member of the Month:

David Hyde, Owner of D. Hyde Therapeutic Massage in Fredericksburg, VA

“Life isn't about waiting for the storm to pass... It's about learning to dance in the rain.”
― Vivian Greene

Before becoming a Certified Massage Therapist, I worked in the automotive industry for 30 plus years. Back then, I saw a need. 
People struggle with pain and depression. Seeing this got me very interested in studying how the muscles control a person’s body.

With massage, I saw a way to help

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Topics: Salon Owner Success Stories, Your Passionate Life

Hairstylist Guide to Personality and Fulfillment: 6 Human Needs

Posted by Debra Cope on Sep 28, 2014 7:05:00 AM

Attention Hairstylists: Did you watch this amazing video on TED – Tony Robbins presents his 6 Human Needs?

If you haven’t heard of Tony Robbins yet, you’re in for a treat. As a speaker and coach, Tony has improved the lives of over 30 million people, from at least 80 countries over 36 years to date. Some are big names you’d recognize, like George H.W. Bush, Bill Clinton and Mikhail Gorbachev.

Most are “ordinary” people like you and me. Well, not just ordinary, if you hear what he as to say in this video:

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Topics: Your Passionate Life, Tools For Success

Let Salon Plaza's Members Guide You To Success - Follow This Recipe

Posted by Debra Cope on Sep 27, 2014 12:41:00 PM

Salon Plaza Celebrates Its Members with a New Logo!

With over 600 Members who own a salon with us, many have found their Space for Prosperity.

Each month we choose one Member who is an inspiration and guide to other aspiring Members.

We picked 12 to be the face of our Community

We choose our Members of the Month based on their ability to grow and contribute to our Community. They take action in ways that give lasting fulfillment to themselves, their clients, and their relations.

These cosmetologists are among our most enterprising, caring, and talented Members. 

"Will you join the list of our most successful salon owners this year... or next?"

Meet These 12 Celebrated Members -

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Topics: Your Passionate Life, FREE Support, How To Open A Salon

10 Secrets to Success For Any Independent Stylist or Salon Owner

Posted by Debra Cope on Sep 15, 2014 7:30:00 AM

Salon Plaza Member Advice For Independent Hairstylists -

What Wanda Berry, Owner of BLACK HAIR IS in Oxon Hill has to say about PROSPERING as an independent hairstylist and owner.

Being your own boss sounds great - In practice, it takes a shift in thinking and action. Ownership comes with responsibilities.

Great customer service, excellent skills, and the ability to get more clients are the basics to running a business - even if right now you rent a booth.

You can own your own shop, if you get the skills you need - beyond what you learned in cosmetology school.

Here are my Top 10 Secrets To Success in the Beauty Industry -

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How Oxon Hill Salon Owner Turns Temporary Studio Into Lifetime Success

Posted by Debra Cope on Sep 9, 2014 6:06:00 PM

Introducing Salon Plaza's Member of the Month for September:

Wanda Berry

Oxon Hill Salon Owner: "BLACK HAIR IS"

With 40 years as a beauty professional, get Wanda's savvy advice on how to prosper in this industry…

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Topics: Beauty Professionals Guide to Success, How To Open A Salon

Cosmetologists in Maryland & Virginia: Are you ready to open a salon?

Posted by Debra Cope on Aug 31, 2014 2:06:00 PM

If you're like MOST cosmetologists in Maryland and Virginia...

You are PASSIONATE about opening your own shop:

  • You long for the freedom and accomplishment that comes with ownership
  • You enjoy personal one-to-one relationships with your clients 
  • PLUS... you want to make more money for your family and live the lifestyle you choose.

How can you do all that… in today’s economy?

There is a way!

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

Attention Independent Hairstylists Who Want To Keep Their Chair FULL!

Posted by Debra Cope on Aug 30, 2014 12:13:00 AM

As an independent hairstylist, are struggling to keep your chair full?

Do you think the only good way to attract new clients to your chair is by referrals?

If the only way you get new clients right now is by word of mouth, you’re missing out on a lot of new business.

It’s not your fault

Where would you have learned ways to market yourself THAT WORK?

You probably have TRIED other ways, like advertising in the local news or maybe even on Facebook. But right now, if the only thing that you can count on to fill your chair with new clients is referrals, let me ask you this question...

Are you getting as much new business as you want? 

You don’t need to limit yourself like this. Other hairstylists successfully use low and no-cost ways to attract new clients.


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Topics: Attract Clients Like Crazy, Salon Booth Renters

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? 


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