5 Tips to Succeed as a Hairdresser and Increase Your Earnings
Be your own trademark and earn success and revenue
5 Tips for Success as a Hairdresser and Increase Your Income
Hello dear artisans, friends and confreres of the hairdressing industry. I was invited several times as a speaker communicator by distributors and manufacturers to share my passion and offer my experience to the hairdressers of our industry. Also, since the years I offer my services as colorist and hairdresser to a more and more sophisticated clientele, I have become aware of the importance of supporting the people of the hairdressing industry to the level with their developments professional and personal. During my career, what was my surprise to hear from the employees that the owners on the disillusion and disappointment that reigned in this environment. Here is my first post with 5 Tips for success as a Hairdresser and Increase your Income hoping it will make you smile.
Leveraging Your Own Trademark
You are your own trademark, you are a micro enterprise whether you want it or not! Realize that your destiny is in your hands and your attitude will change. Realize your dreams, because someone else will hire you to make your own! Reverse the machine and make it a success.
Your dream fades because you can not grow your clientele. Breathe in and take charge of the situation, perseverance is another key to succeed or others fail. There are several ways to succeed in the capillary milieu, over the years you will see opportunities open up to you and a career will emerge, you will have to make wise and important choices for your personal and professional fulfillment, offers Will appear to you as well to dress for weddings, work on a stage for a manufacturer or distributor, hairdresser in cinema or sales representative.
Ambition is not everything
Ambition is different from one person to another, it is a fair, noble and legitimate feeling. Aspired to better is laudable in my opinion. Ambition can have many facets, it can be to open its own box, to dress up the stars, to buy a house, to dress in cinema or simply to create nice haircuts and to have a family. One thing is certain and I sign: persistence is a key to your success and achieving oneself is a legitimate goal. Ambition is noble and perhaps caustic a few times. Do not worry if ambition is not part of your values, because ambition is not always a guarantee of success. Always according to your values, success can be the guarantor of happiness.
Improve retention by respecting your client
As you will learn in my ticket, the competition is fierce and increase his income are not limited only to hair, cut and color hair. You are not alone in asking how can I increase my clientele and how? You can always find all the tricks to improve your customer base, but one thing is certain, you have to stop losing!
You have to understand the real reasons why your client has left you or left the room for the local one. This situation is very upsetting for all. The feeling of being left is never positive for anyone anyway!
It is certain that looking for the reasons why your client has left you involves a quest for truth that is not always easy to hear but desirable to puncture the abscess, the answer is never happy and it involves emotions And small pains that will surface and that risk to grieve you. It is so important in your professional career to increase your clientele and understand the reasons for ending it as quickly as possible. You may be surprised at why your client is no longer present. You will be amazed to learn that this may not be the faulty one!
The reasons are multiple: an indifferent receptionist – a difficulty with making appointments – a vulgar language of your colleagues – a bathroom neglected – an assistant incompetent with shampoo, etc.
I could still list several situations that can destroy a salon reputation. When you have learned the reason, you will come to receive a gift, take it as a gift. You will have the solution! You alone have the ability to stop it. Whether you are an employee or an employer, there are diplomatic and human ways to approach the problem to quickly resolve the case. End this loss of income and you will decrease retention and significantly increase your income.
Let’s talk about money
The ideas are jostling in your head, you are a machine of ideas on the other hand it is difficult to choose which is the best and by or to start. Here are some solutions to improve your image and increase your income. Maximize your brand image, you are a brand you want it or not. Now that’s understood, have a responsible and professional approach.
- Build on your personality and professional knowledge
- Make yourself known in your area, the primary zone is easy to develop
- Get to know and open your own Instagram account or a professional Facebook page
- Make yourself known more among consumers than in hairdressers, it is not they who will come to have your hair cut at home
- On social networks, subscribe to several groups and put your creations and offers online
- Why not put your creations online by identifying each photo, this will increase your visibility and you will be surprised to notice how your customers will be flattered to have their 5 minutes of glory, often they will share their photos to their friends and the turn is played
- Thank those who will share your creations and offer them a little surprise, a discount on a first visit, a real good coffee with, a little personalized attention
- Each client must have his / her next appointment at each visit, your calendar will be up to date and you are certain that your regular clients will have their appointment
And be different !