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5 skills every manager should have

9 Oct 2018 by Kitomba

Managing a team can be difficult, particularly as we often don’t receive any formal training on how to be a great manager. So we’ve put together a list of 5 key skills every manager should have. Continue reading…

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Find 4 hours a week using these 6 tips for powerful time management

8 Oct 2018 by Kai Schnitzler

It seems there’s never enough time in the day. Yet, we all get the same 24 hours. Why do some people achieve much more in a day than others? The answer is powerful time management – the skill that lets you work smarter, not harder.

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2018 ABIA winners

Interview with award winning HÜD Skin + Body

1 Oct 2018 by Kitomba

Kitomba is incredibly proud to have supported with the Australian Beauty Industry Awards this year and sponsor the Beauty Salon/Spa of the Year, 5 Treatment Rooms or More award for Victoria, Tasmania and South Australia. Continue reading…

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How to build your salon, spa or clinic’s brand on social media

25 Sep 2018 by Scene It Social

Start-up and well-established salons, spas and clinics alike need to stay on top of trends and believe us when we say that social media is essential to building a hair and beauty brand. Successful modern salons promote a lifestyle as much as a hairstyle!  Continue reading…

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The elements of a great email

17 Sep 2018 by Kitomba

A great email should get your readers interested enough to open it, and engaged enough to take action – whether that’s to click-through to buy your product, book an appointment or find out more. Here are the things you need to do to ensure every email you send your clients is a great one. Continue reading…

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The top 10 client messages you could automate now

13 Sep 2018 by Kitomba

Following up with clients and sending marketing messages can significantly improve your client experience. It can also increase your client retention rate, encourage repeat purchases and even attract new clients. However, sending these messages manually can be really time consuming. The good news is you can let Kitomba’s Everyday Marketing do it for you! Continue reading…

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Your salon marketing machine

10 Sep 2018 by Jay Chapman

Where do we start so we can get our marketing machine happening? So that it actually gives us a return on our investment of time, effort and money! Now that is such a huge question with a very long and complex set of answers, although I could talk about this topic for hours on end, I appreciate that this is a blog post not a novel. Continue reading…

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10 things you can do to reduce no-shows

13 Aug 2018 by Kitomba

Client no-shows cause inconvenience, stress and lost revenue. They’re an issue for many salons, spas and clinics and can stand in the way of your success. Here are 10 things you can do today to reduce no-shows. Continue reading…

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Top five tips for getting feisty with your salon finances

6 Aug 2018 by Kitomba

Today’s hair and beauty industry landscape is more competitive and more complex than ever. Every salon owner is aspiring to best practice and seeking fresh ways to make their business more efficient and profitable. The challenge is real: No one ever said that being captain of your own ship would be easy.
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