Focus on mental health: A wellness week take-over

8 Aug 2019 by Marie Drever

Are you OK? What I really mean is: How’s your mental health? Are you looking after yourself?

We all take time out of our busy schedules for the usual health-related appointments like dentist visits, getting that new mole checked and checking our glasses prescription. But it’s easy to forget about our mental health, especially when you’re running a busy salon, spa or clinic. Continue reading…

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Prioritising breaks in a busy salon, spa or clinic

5 Aug 2019 by Martin Lazare

When your workplace is a busy, high intensity environment such as a spa, salon or clinic, it can be difficult to make sure that you’re getting enough downtime throughout the day. In the hair and beauty industry, where careless mistakes have the capacity to destroy a business’ reputation, it is more important than ever to ensure that you and your staff are well-rested and have the focus to do your jobs properly.  Continue reading…


How to increase the profitability of online booking

24 Jul 2019 by Kitomba

Online booking can be a powerful tool for new and existing clients alike. However, just having it set up is not enough. There are a number of things you can do to make your online booking work harder for you and fill your appointment book. Making your online booking accessible and promoting it is just the start. Continue reading…

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5 tools that highly successful salons, spas and clinics use

18 Jul 2019 by Ashlee Laura

Do you ever sit back in the evening, scroll through your Instagram feed and think: “How did these salons, spas and clinics become so successful?” Do you look at their following, their engagement, their content, and wonder: “How do they do all this, plus run a successful business, when I’m struggling to keep my head above water?”  Continue reading…

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Take control of your social media with these tools

17 Jul 2019 by Martin Lazare

When it comes to social media management, there are a number of handy business tools available to help make your life easier. From scheduling to monitoring and everything in between, here are some tools that will help you step up your social media game. Continue reading…

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Optimise your website with basic SEO

11 Jul 2019 by Kitomba

Search Engine Optimisation (SEO) is a process that allows search engines, like Google and Bing, to read your website and know when to show it to a user. For example, if you provide haircuts in Melbourne, when someone searches for “Haircut Melbourne”, you want your website to be presented in the list of searches the user is shown. Continue reading…

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Create a relatable brand with social media

10 Jul 2019 by Martin Lazare

The emergence of new technology over the past couple of decades has turned the entire marketing world upside down. The massive reach now achievable by platforms such as Facebook or Instagram was unheard of, and there never used to be social media influencers helping brands build loyal customers. Continue reading…


How to create the best online booking client experience

9 Jul 2019 by Kitomba

Your client experience doesn’t start with their consultation, it starts before they even reach your front door. Your marketing is amazing, your referral programs are working and your social media channels are beautiful. It’s all coming together to encourage new clients to book, and increasingly clients want to book online. Continue reading…

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Easier payments with Kitomba’s new Westpac integration

8 Jul 2019 by Kitomba

We’re excited to announce we’ve integrated with Westpac’s new EFTPOS terminal, Presto Smart. If you’re a Kitomba customer in Australia, you can now make payments easier by connecting your Kitomba directly to a Presto Smart payment terminal. Kitomba and Presto Smart work together to speed up invoicing so you can focus on what matters: your clients and your business. Continue reading…

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The 5 essential traits of great managers

25 Jun 2019 by Ashlee Laura

We have all reported to a manager at some stage in our careers. I bet you can remember more bad managers than good, right? Continue reading…