If you’ve ever provided a service and had clients you know all about no shows. No shows are a big problem. It’s lost revenue and a waste of productive time. No one needs no shows! However, they always seem to happen. Here’s Ivan Zoot’s best tips on how to deal with no shows.
If you want the world to be a better place for our children and future generations, it’s in your best interest to take care of the environment. In honor of Earth Day we are providing some tips on how you can reduce your own footprint in the salon or barbershop. There are many things as
Proper use of a barber chair will help you be a better haircutter, provide better customer service, and will add years to your long term health, wellness and durability behind the chair. Here are Ivan Zoot’s best tips!
Yes, there are rules of sweeping. Every client deserves a clean environment before they get their haircut. In this video, Ivan Zoot, aka Clipper Guy, explains the rules of sweeping that will ensure every client starts their haircut with a clean sweep.
Consulting with your clients is the foundation of everything that is to be done to your clients hair for that visit. Getting this part right is critical to successful results. If something is off between what your client actually wants and what you the hair professional perceives what the client wants, this could create disastrous
It’s important be a proactive business person. Why wait for people to walk in the door? Special promotions can draw a lot of business and there is no limit to the creative sales promotions that can be created. Let’s start cookin’!
Clients often don’t know what to do to maintain their hair at home. They think any shampoo and conditioner will do. But is there more to healthy hair than that? Maintaining healthy hair at home is not brain science but it does require some education on the hairdresser or barber’s behalf.
Grooming between appointments is important. You want to educate your clients how to take care of their hair and skin if they are getting a shave from you. There is no cookie cutter response. It all depends on the client’s lifestyle. See what Alejandro, barber and cosmetologist says about grooming between appointments.
How to Educate your Clients about Hair Care – Part 1 Educating your clients about how to take care of their hair at home is important for maintaining healthy hair. Hair shouldn’t be cared for only in the salon or barbershop. Hair condition needs to be addressed on a daily basis to ensure its health
How to Educate Clients about Shaving at Home – Part 2 Educating your clients about shaving at home is important because it allows them to get the best shave they can at home. Most men don’t know how to shave properly so if you can give them some insight, they will appreciate it. And for
How to Educate your Clients on Exfoliating & Skin Care After Shaving – Part 3 Educating your client on how to take care of their skin when they are at home is important. You don’t want your clients coming in with bad skin. You want them coming in with skin that is easy to work
Your client tells you he/she wants a specific haircut. But is it actually suitable for your client? Here are 5 tips from Ivan Zoot, aka Clipper Guy, on how you can tell if the haircut he/she is requesting will actually be a good fit.
Marketing & Selling
Barbers do you want more shaving clients? Of course you do! If you struggle to find new shaving clients, here are some ideas on how to get new clients. Chris Vaughn explains how.
Getting new clients and retaining current clients is the key to a successful business. When you are starting a new service it’s important to promote it as much as possible. For a shave, it’s quite easy to introduce it to your clients without having to actually sell it. No one likes to be sold to.
The holidays are a great time to get more business. From Christmas parties to New Year’s parties, people want to look good! Don’t miss out on this opportunity to book more clients and get more referrals!
Being a barber can really open up opportunities. You just have to be open to them. Don’t get stuck in the idea that being a barber just means cutting hair. No. It’s so much more than that. Barbers have a lot of potential, you just have to be a little creative and be open to
Barbeer is a cute barbershop in Anaheim that has it together. They are unique and different from other barbershops in that they are more than just a barbershop. They have a retail component. Not only do they sell shaving cream, shaving soaps and other facial grooming products, but they also retail men’s shoes, clothes, watches,
When a man comes into a barbershop he is not only looking to get a haircut or a shave, but he is also looking to get an experience. Especially if you are giving a shave, the experience is even more important. The barbershop is kind of like a man cave for men. It’s a way
If you’re a hairdresser, have you ever considered doing the crossover program to barbering? It’s something to consider as it will open up the ability to take a razor to the skin. As barbering has made a solid comeback, more and more men are starting to pay more attention to their personal grooming. Learn what
Every industry has it’s good and bad. The goal is to see what’s bad and turn it around to good. In the barbering industry, there’s something that really holds the industry down and it’s up to you to turn it around. Be the difference and uplift your industry. John Mosley explains more.
According to Chris Vaughn, there are 3 S’s to success. Here, Chris explains them one-by-one to help you become a more successful barber.
Everyone wants to get ahead. But how do you get ahead and STAY ahead? That’s a whole other task in itself. John Mosley, a barber, explains how he gets ahead and stays ahead.
What can set you apart from other barbers? Here are 3 secrets that John Mosley kindly reveals to you that can make you a stand out barber. It certainly has made him stand out, so listen up. These are golden. To see Blade Glide, click here.
Advance education is important to staying current in your industry. From new techniques to new products, you will never grow if you aren’t constantly learning how to improve your craft. John Mosley talks about the where, how and why of advanced education.