Most small business owners are afraid of what the competition is doing, especially if the competitor has a shop right around the corner from theirs. So rather than fear the competition, take control and become the epa center for hair extension expertise in your community. Learn a lesson from Food Channel’s Bobby Flay, who has restaurants around the country with plenty of competition everywhere. Bobby stars in a Food Channel series known as Bobby Flay Throw Down. The theme of...
Working while standing all day can create some long-term health problems unless you pace yourself and have the right footwear. Use these six ideas to ensure that you have a long, stress free, and healthy salon career. Over time, even the healthiest, physically fit stylists start to feel the affects of standing over a chair all day long. You may not feel the pain for a year or two but eventually you may begin to question your ability to maintain...
DONNA BELLA BUSINESS TIP FOR December 20, 2011 Question: Micro beads come in small round bottles that hold 100 beads. When I am applying extensions, it slows me down when I have to pull out fifteen or twenty beads (one-by-one) from the jar to load onto the loop tool. How can I speed up the process? Gillian B. – Portsmouth, New Hampshire Answer: The easiest way to load beads onto the loop tool is to narrow the two loop wires...
Years ago, my father owned a small chain of women's clothing boutiques that specialized in personalized service for fashion minded clients.  Shoppers flocked to the stores because of the trust they had in the sales staff. Clothing flew off the racks when sales assistants bought and wore the in-store fashions.  Customers were constantly asking to try on an outfit being worn by the employees.  Because of that phenomenon, everyone working in the store received huge discounts on the clothing they...
If you have spruced up your home recently by painting a bedroom or living room, you realize how valuable paint swatches and color wheels can be.  With dozens of paint colors to choose from, previewing what colors look like before the paint is rolled onto your walls saves time, frustration, and hard-earned cash. For similar reasons, owning a hair extension color ring enhances customer satisfaction and gives you the necessary tool to build a large hair extension business from scratch....