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4 ways salons are using AI to gain a competitive edge

27 Feb 2024 by Kitomba

Did you know that you can reduce empty space in your appointment book by up to 90% when you harness the power of AI-driven marketing with REACH.ai? In the fast-paced hair and beauty industry,. Keep reading to learn how you can gain an advantage over your competitors with the power of AI. 

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The story behind CURATE Awards, Australia’s newest competition for hairdressing apprentices, with Justin Pace

20 Feb 2024 by Kitomba

Created by Brisbane hairdressing icon and reigning AHIA Creative Australian Hairdresser of the Year 2023 Justin Pace, CURATE Awards is a unique competition to discover the freshest talent in the Australian hairdressing industry, no matter your location.

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The best pricing strategies for salons

14 Feb 2024 by Kitomba

Salon pricing –  Increased costs make it a very real issue for most small business owners. The inflated costs of supplies and other overheads make price increases a necessary part of doing business. 

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3 simple tips to increase your salon’s success this year

11 Feb 2024 by Kitomba

It’s always important to attract new clients into your salon, but if that’s your sole focus, you may be missing valuable opportunities right in front of you. 

Using simple sales techniques with your existing clients can make an immediate difference to your business’s revenue and growth. If they’re already in your salon, why not maximise their visit? 

We’ve put together three easy-to-follow sales tips that focus on upselling your existing clients and driving more revenue for your business! 

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Valentine’s Day promotion ideas for salons, spas and clinics

7 Feb 2024 by Kitomba

Valentine’s Day is a fantastic opportunity to attract new clients for your salon, spa or clinic and increase profits. Here are our top marketing ideas and tips to help you make the most of the day!

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Kitomba is going gender neutral

7 Feb 2024 by Kitomba

We’re pleased to announce that Kitomba is going gender neutral! When you turn on Gender Neutral mode in Kitomba 1 your clients will no longer be asked for gender information, and gender will no longer be visible in client-facing features of Kitomba and Kitomba 1, enabling you to provide a more inclusive experience for your clients and team. 

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How to motivate and inspire your team for success

4 Feb 2024 by Kitomba

Your salon team is one of the most valuable parts of your business. They are the face of your brand and their success is equal to your success. With strong competition between businesses in the hair and beauty industry, it’s more important than ever to be standing out from the crowds! 

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Dealing with last minute cancellations and no-shows

29 Jan 2024 by Diana Beaufort

Running a successful salon business has its fair share of challenges. One frequently recurring issue that is incredibly frustrating for salon owners is dealing with last-minute appointment cancellations and no-shows by clients.

These unforeseen disruptions can have significant implications for your salon, spa or clinic, as they can affect profitability, staff schedules and incomes, and client relationships. In this blog, we explore some ways that we can mitigate or even eliminate this infuriating pain point.

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How to introduce targets to your salon team for rapid growth

27 Jan 2024 by Kitomba

Knowing how and where to start with introducing your staff to targets can be really overwhelming. Staff may feel pressured by the thought of them, which can lead to disgruntled, stressed or unsatisfied team members. 

We understand how daunting introducing targets can be for you as a business owner, or manager, so we’ve compiled our top tips on ensuring staff targets are introduced effectively for optimal results in your salon, spa, or clinic.

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CURATE Awards: A new competition for Australia’s next generation of hairdressers

26 Jan 2024 by Kitomba

Justin Pace, AHIA 2023 Creative Australian Hairdresser of the Year and Kitomba customer, has launched a new competition for Australian hairdressing apprentices – CURATE Awards.

Kitomba is a proud sponsor of the CURATE Awards, which aims to attract, inspire and grow Australia’s next generation of hairdressers—supporting the sustainability and future success of our industry.

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