Mentoring your team for success

30 Jul 2013 by Kitomba

Brenda Perham, Bamboo Consulting

Being a small to medium sized business owner means there are always lots of plates to spin. Just when you have one area of your business whizzing around another starts to wobble and so your focus moves to that plate before it topples!
In saying that, just like a dinner set some plates are bigger and more useful than others, likewise in business you have key drivers and behaviours that will strengthen your culture and future proof your business. As a business mentor I believe that one of the “big plates” is a weekly mentoring program with your team.

Before you implement weekly mentoring into your business you need to have a few tools in place… Continue reading…

Feature release: Online Bookings

16 Jul 2013 by Kitomba

If you’re already a Kitomba One Enterprise user, you’ll be loving how easy it is to give your clients the same personal touch at every salon location with our Centralised Client feature. Now book appointments online seamlessly at any location. Read on to find out more! Continue reading…

Mane Focus: Kitomba NZARH Business Awards

30 May 2013 by Kitomba

2012 Kitomba NZARH Business Awards: Mane-iacs celebrate their wins.

For Mane salon owner Janine Simons entering the 2012 Kitomba NZARH awards was about following through on the philosophy of the company, “we only opened in February last year and I wanted a salon where every person is part of the business success, so I had the whole team onboard from the start”. Continue reading…

Preparation is key for successful marketing campaigns

30 Apr 2013 by Kitomba

With our busy schedules it’s easy to forget about great marketing and up-selling opportunities that are around the corner. This usually leads to last minute panic and campaigns being sent out with disappointing results. Continue reading…

Feature release: Kitomba One and Enterprise enhancements

13 Mar 2013 by Kitomba

Our latest development update includes a number of enhancements, particularly to Kitomba One Enterprise with the launch of Centralised Client. This enhancement is designed to help you deliver a local experience across your salon and spa group.

To benefit from all the latest updates, you will need to upgrade your in-salon Kitomba to the latest version. Call our Helpdesk and we can upgrade you today. As always, our software updates are FREE. Continue reading…

Personalise your Marketing Automatically, Everyday.

7 Mar 2013 by Kitomba

Everyday Marketing with Kitomba makes it easy to target and personalise every interaction with your clients, automatically. Here are some great examples of Everyday Marketing messages many Kitomba customers are using to service their clients better and increase their bottom line. Continue reading…

FREE Kitomba tutorials bite-size. Every month!

21 Feb 2013 by Kitomba

We’re excited to share with you Kitomba’s new Online Workshops: Free, bite-sized one hour tutorials every month. Continue reading…

Feature release: Faster Shutdown of Kitomba

22 Jan 2013 by Kitomba

We understand that time is one of our most important resources and using our time productively doesn’t include waiting. So, we’ve made some improvements to the way Kitomba and Kitomba One ‘talk’ to each other, which means it will soon be much faster to shut down Kitomba at the end of the day. Continue reading…

Benchmark your business

19 Dec 2012 by Kitomba

Can you say with certainty how you’re faring against your competitors? Do you know what the average industry-rebooking rate is? How does your client average-spend compare? Continue reading…

The winning Star Clients story

16 Nov 2012 by Kitomba

Brooke Green from Styliz Hair Salon uses Star Clients in her business. Find out how stars are making her business more successful. Continue reading…