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A salon experience to remember (part 1)

15 Jan 2015 by Kitomba

With consumers increasingly expecting more from their salon visits, how are some of our most successful salons meeting the needs of today’s clients and delivering a more personalised experience? Continue reading…

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Find out how Morph Hair grew January turnover by 44%!

13 Nov 2014 by Paul Gray

2014 Kitomba Excellence in Marketing award winner Dave Rogers from Morph Hair will be joining Brenda Perham from Bamboo Salon Consulting to talk about how Morph increased their January turnover by 44%. Continue reading…

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Simple secrets to get your pricing right

7 Nov 2014 by Brenda Perham

“The moment you make a mistake in pricing, you’re eating into your reputation or your profits.” – Katharine Paine

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Get prepared for the busy season with these great tips

31 Oct 2014 by Brenda Perham

We are definitely on the countdown to Christmas with just under 8 weeks to go. Personally I would like to know who has been tampering with time as it seems like only yesterday I was welcoming in 2014! Continue reading…

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From “ultimate vision” to 2013 New Zealand Salon of the Year

28 Oct 2014 by Kitomba

We are getting close to that time of year when the winners of the 2014 Kitomba NZARH Business Awards are announced. Continue reading…

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Online booking: why your business should be using it

23 Oct 2014 by Paul Gray

Clients are looking for convenience and simplicity when it comes to making their next hair or beauty appointment. Continue reading…

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Understand the numbers and reap the rewards

17 Oct 2014 by Brenda Perham

When it comes to numbers I can safely say quite a few salon/spa owners would say “It’s not my thing.” Continue reading…

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Christmas marketing ideas for salons and spas

9 Oct 2014 by Brenda Perham

Christmas is coming – be prepared this year by getting your marketing plan for the festive season organised early. 

Here are some ideas to get the ‘Christmas Bauble’ rolling! Start your planning by looking at what worked and what didn’t in previous years. Maybe you just need to tweak something from last year to make it more profitable. When was your busiest time? When were the gaps in the columns last year?

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Four questions salon owners need to ask themselves.

3 Oct 2014 by Brenda Perham

“The bad news is that time flies…..the good news is that you’re the pilot!” I love this saying because it’s very true…it all comes back to us as business owners, we create the culture we work within! Continue reading…

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Mentoring your team for success

18 Sep 2014 by Brenda Perham

Being a small to medium sized business owner generally means there are always lots of plates to spin … just when you have one area of your business whizzing around another starts to wobble Continue reading…