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Five ways to attract top talent

12 May 2022 by Diana Beaufort

What makes you a great employer and your workplace a fantastic place to work? That is the number one question that potential employees will be asking themselves. Take some time to identify your unique culture and what makes you and your team special.

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Diana Beaufort

Diana Beaufort

Diana is the former owner of the award-winning salon Reds Hairdressing. Her salon was known not only for its work but a reputation for exceptional business skills, results, and outstanding training programmes.

After moving out of her salon, her focus has been on helping small business owners achieve greater success through improved clarity, focus, and practical planning. Coaching and mentoring have been a passion for much of the past decade and have helped her achieve the success she has enjoyed.

Diana is an ACC accredited coach having achieved the ICF (Associate Credential Coach) Gold Standard. Her focus is in leadership coaching with a special interest in Neuroscience and Positive Psychology.

She has also won awards for workplace culture, team development, business strategies, and staff training with many satisfied clients from a variety of industries.
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Quickly and easily upsell retail products with Kitomba

10 May 2022 by Kitomba

Let Kitomba do the hard work so you can quickly and easily upsell retail products in your salon, spa or clinic. Here’s the rundown on one of our popular features – the upsell retail button!  Continue reading…

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Diana Beaufort

Diana Beaufort

Diana is the former owner of the award-winning salon Reds Hairdressing. Her salon was known not only for its work but a reputation for exceptional business skills, results, and outstanding training programmes.

After moving out of her salon, her focus has been on helping small business owners achieve greater success through improved clarity, focus, and practical planning. Coaching and mentoring have been a passion for much of the past decade and have helped her achieve the success she has enjoyed.

Diana is an ACC accredited coach having achieved the ICF (Associate Credential Coach) Gold Standard. Her focus is in leadership coaching with a special interest in Neuroscience and Positive Psychology.

She has also won awards for workplace culture, team development, business strategies, and staff training with many satisfied clients from a variety of industries.
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3 ways to become an expert in retail sales

3 May 2022 by Kitomba

Selling more retail is one of the fastest ways to boost your profits, so here are 3 ways to become an expert in retail sales.

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Diana Beaufort

Diana Beaufort

Diana is the former owner of the award-winning salon Reds Hairdressing. Her salon was known not only for its work but a reputation for exceptional business skills, results, and outstanding training programmes.

After moving out of her salon, her focus has been on helping small business owners achieve greater success through improved clarity, focus, and practical planning. Coaching and mentoring have been a passion for much of the past decade and have helped her achieve the success she has enjoyed.

Diana is an ACC accredited coach having achieved the ICF (Associate Credential Coach) Gold Standard. Her focus is in leadership coaching with a special interest in Neuroscience and Positive Psychology.

She has also won awards for workplace culture, team development, business strategies, and staff training with many satisfied clients from a variety of industries.
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20 years of Kitomba Salon and Spa Software

22 Apr 2022 by Kitomba

The 22nd of April 2022 marked 20 years of Kitomba. We are so proud to be part of such an incredible industry and to have helped it be more successful for two decades.

So much has changed over the last 20 years, so we want to take you on a trip down memory lane to show you how Kitomba and our software has evolved during this time. Continue reading…

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Diana Beaufort

Diana Beaufort

Diana is the former owner of the award-winning salon Reds Hairdressing. Her salon was known not only for its work but a reputation for exceptional business skills, results, and outstanding training programmes.

After moving out of her salon, her focus has been on helping small business owners achieve greater success through improved clarity, focus, and practical planning. Coaching and mentoring have been a passion for much of the past decade and have helped her achieve the success she has enjoyed.

Diana is an ACC accredited coach having achieved the ICF (Associate Credential Coach) Gold Standard. Her focus is in leadership coaching with a special interest in Neuroscience and Positive Psychology.

She has also won awards for workplace culture, team development, business strategies, and staff training with many satisfied clients from a variety of industries.
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Mother's Day Marketing

How to make this your most successful Mother’s Day yet

13 Apr 2022 by Alyssa McArley

Mother’s Day provides the perfect opportunity to do some great marketing and provide your customers with some ideal Mother’s Day offers. Here’s how to run a successful Mother’s Day marketing campaign.

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Diana Beaufort

Diana Beaufort

Diana is the former owner of the award-winning salon Reds Hairdressing. Her salon was known not only for its work but a reputation for exceptional business skills, results, and outstanding training programmes.

After moving out of her salon, her focus has been on helping small business owners achieve greater success through improved clarity, focus, and practical planning. Coaching and mentoring have been a passion for much of the past decade and have helped her achieve the success she has enjoyed.

Diana is an ACC accredited coach having achieved the ICF (Associate Credential Coach) Gold Standard. Her focus is in leadership coaching with a special interest in Neuroscience and Positive Psychology.

She has also won awards for workplace culture, team development, business strategies, and staff training with many satisfied clients from a variety of industries.
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Top 5 digital forms for hair salons and beauty clinics

12 Apr 2022 by Kitomba

Digital client forms are a fantastic tool to improve your client experience and reduce visit times and waiting room contact. They also help decrease administration workload and paperwork allowing your staff to focus on clients and their needs. You can create a variety of forms that suit the requirements of your hair and beauty business to collect client information and consent, record treatment history, as well as gather feedback from your clients. 

Here are the top 5 digital client forms that are popular with salons, spas and clinics.

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Diana Beaufort

Diana Beaufort

Diana is the former owner of the award-winning salon Reds Hairdressing. Her salon was known not only for its work but a reputation for exceptional business skills, results, and outstanding training programmes.

After moving out of her salon, her focus has been on helping small business owners achieve greater success through improved clarity, focus, and practical planning. Coaching and mentoring have been a passion for much of the past decade and have helped her achieve the success she has enjoyed.

Diana is an ACC accredited coach having achieved the ICF (Associate Credential Coach) Gold Standard. Her focus is in leadership coaching with a special interest in Neuroscience and Positive Psychology.

She has also won awards for workplace culture, team development, business strategies, and staff training with many satisfied clients from a variety of industries.
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is free salon software really free?

The lowdown on free salon software: is it really free?

12 Apr 2022 by Janelle Cheesman

There is no such thing as a free lunch and this saying rings true when it comes to free salon software. We were curious about how free salon scheduling systems make money and what we found might surprise you.

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Diana Beaufort

Diana Beaufort

Diana is the former owner of the award-winning salon Reds Hairdressing. Her salon was known not only for its work but a reputation for exceptional business skills, results, and outstanding training programmes.

After moving out of her salon, her focus has been on helping small business owners achieve greater success through improved clarity, focus, and practical planning. Coaching and mentoring have been a passion for much of the past decade and have helped her achieve the success she has enjoyed.

Diana is an ACC accredited coach having achieved the ICF (Associate Credential Coach) Gold Standard. Her focus is in leadership coaching with a special interest in Neuroscience and Positive Psychology.

She has also won awards for workplace culture, team development, business strategies, and staff training with many satisfied clients from a variety of industries.
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How to create a successful online store for your salon

1 Apr 2022 by Sally Turpin

There’s been a lot of talk about the benefits of online stores for salons, spas and clinics. Starting an online store for your salon allows you to sell your professional take-home products and it can generate additional revenue for your business. For many salon owners, it’s still uncharted territory, so we sat down with Sally Turpin from Salon Pay to chat about why an online store is a must-have for your hair and beauty business.

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Diana Beaufort

Diana Beaufort

Diana is the former owner of the award-winning salon Reds Hairdressing. Her salon was known not only for its work but a reputation for exceptional business skills, results, and outstanding training programmes.

After moving out of her salon, her focus has been on helping small business owners achieve greater success through improved clarity, focus, and practical planning. Coaching and mentoring have been a passion for much of the past decade and have helped her achieve the success she has enjoyed.

Diana is an ACC accredited coach having achieved the ICF (Associate Credential Coach) Gold Standard. Her focus is in leadership coaching with a special interest in Neuroscience and Positive Psychology.

She has also won awards for workplace culture, team development, business strategies, and staff training with many satisfied clients from a variety of industries.
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Digital marketing basics for the hair and beauty industry

How to ensure your salon’s online presence is fit for 2022

21 Mar 2022 by Kitomba

Having a strong online presence is vital to a successful business in 2022, and that’s true for every industry – including hair and beauty. But with so many digital channels and options, it’s difficult to know where to start.

To ensure you don’t get left in the digital dust of your competitors, it’s important to have the basics of digital marketing covered.

In this article, we’ll cover the five essentials you need to have in order to have an online presence fit for 2022!
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Diana Beaufort

Diana Beaufort

Diana is the former owner of the award-winning salon Reds Hairdressing. Her salon was known not only for its work but a reputation for exceptional business skills, results, and outstanding training programmes.

After moving out of her salon, her focus has been on helping small business owners achieve greater success through improved clarity, focus, and practical planning. Coaching and mentoring have been a passion for much of the past decade and have helped her achieve the success she has enjoyed.

Diana is an ACC accredited coach having achieved the ICF (Associate Credential Coach) Gold Standard. Her focus is in leadership coaching with a special interest in Neuroscience and Positive Psychology.

She has also won awards for workplace culture, team development, business strategies, and staff training with many satisfied clients from a variety of industries.
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Customer Success Story: RU&CO Hair Group

14 Mar 2022 by Kitomba

We recently chatted with Reece Unahi, founder of RU&CO Hair Group. Reece launched his hair business in 2020, in the midst of the pandemic, and not only persevered during these unprecedented times, but thrived and grew his brand to five locations in New Zealand. 

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Diana Beaufort

Diana Beaufort

Diana is the former owner of the award-winning salon Reds Hairdressing. Her salon was known not only for its work but a reputation for exceptional business skills, results, and outstanding training programmes.

After moving out of her salon, her focus has been on helping small business owners achieve greater success through improved clarity, focus, and practical planning. Coaching and mentoring have been a passion for much of the past decade and have helped her achieve the success she has enjoyed.

Diana is an ACC accredited coach having achieved the ICF (Associate Credential Coach) Gold Standard. Her focus is in leadership coaching with a special interest in Neuroscience and Positive Psychology.

She has also won awards for workplace culture, team development, business strategies, and staff training with many satisfied clients from a variety of industries.
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