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Boost your salons Instagram reach with SEO

16 Jul 2023 by Kitomba

In the crowded world of Instagram, where billions of photos and videos are uploaded every day, it’s essential to stand out and maximise your reach. While beautiful visuals and creative content are important, leveraging Search Engine Optimization (SEO) strategies can give your Instagram profile the boost it needs to get discovered by your target audience.

Continue reading or watch the video below to explore proven SEO tips to supercharge your Instagram reach, increase engagement, and ultimately grow your online presence.

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SMART goal setting tips for salons, spas and clinics

11 Jul 2023 by Kitomba

It’s never too late to reflect, plan and set new goals for your business. It’s important to take a step back to look at how your salon, spa or clinic performed over the year, and use these learnings to set goals for the year ahead.

To help you achieve this, here is a guide on how to take stock of where your business is at and create some SMART business goals to help you achieve success.

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Beyond the pay rise: Free online training for empowering your staff

7 Jul 2023 by Kitomba

We’ve partnered with Trish Ross from First Class Services to provide a free 30-minute online training on Monday 17 July 2023 at both 12pm and 7pm (NZST) to help give you the tools you need to motivate and incentivise your team (without necessarily spending more) so you can bring in more revenue.

To register for the free 30min training session, click one of the sessions below and enter your details:

Morning session: 12pm NZST / 10am AEST click here to register

Evening session: 7pm NZST / 5pm AEST click here to register

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5 ways to stay on top of your salon finances

1 Jul 2023 by Kitomba

The end of a financial year can be a scary time for many salon, spa or clinic owners. It can be hard to stay on top of everything while continuing to run your business, and trying to reconcile an entire year’s worth of finances if it wasn’t managed properly can feel impossible to some.

But, did you know there are lots of things you can do throughout the year to stay on top of your finances, so that when the end of financial year rolls around again, it’ll be a breeze!

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How to complete a stock take for the end of financial year with Kitomba

30 Jun 2023 by Kitomba

The end of the financial year is quickly approaching, which means it’s time for hair and beauty businesses to prepare for their annual stock take!

To help you get ready, we’ve put together a short guide that shows you how to easily complete a stock take using Kitomba Salon and Spa Software.

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How to elevate and optimise your salon’s Instagram account

16 Jun 2023 by Kitomba

When it comes to elevating and optimising your salon, spa or clinic’s Instagram profile, one of the most crucial aspects is posting content regularly. 

Consistency is key to maintaining an engaged audience and growing your follower base. In this post, we’ll delve into the importance of posting regularly on Instagram and provide you with some practical tips to help you stay consistent and maximise your profile’s performance.

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Integrating Kitomba Online Booking with Google Analytics 4

9 Jun 2023 by Kitomba

Kitomba has integrated with Google Analytics 4. If you’ve never heard of it before, Google Analytics allows you to gain invaluable insights into the performance of your marketing campaigns and overall success of having an Online Booking site. You can easily track how many times people have visited your online booking site (known as page views) and how many people ended up booking an appointment (known as conversions) for your Kitomba Online Booking site. 

If you’re still unsure if this is something you should be using, read on to learn how Google Analytics 4 can help your salon, spa or clinic, and how to get started.

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6 places money is hiding in your salon, spa or clinic

31 May 2023 by Kitomba

Do you know there are 6 places where money is hiding in your salon, spa, or clinic? We spoke with senior coaches from The ZING Project, Marie Drever and Jay Chapman who specialise in helping businesses in the beauty and hair industry thrive in all aspects of business.

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How to get comfortable selling retail (tips for hair and beauty professionals)

29 May 2023 by Kitomba

Selling retail can be an uncomfortable task for a lot of hair and beauty professionals. It can feel awkward to “push” your clients to buy products when you’re trying to build a strong relationship and turn them into regular clients.

But it doesn’t need to be that way!

Watch the video below or keep reading to hear from Paul Carbis about the best way to approach this topic with a client, and his top tips for helping us to get comfortable selling retail.

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Kitomba Pay vs PayPal – what’s the difference?

26 May 2023 by Kitomba

If you’re taking deposits for online bookings and selling vouchers online through Kitomba Online Booking, you can now choose Kitomba Pay as your online payment gateway.

Kitomba Pay is a simple, smart and secure online payment solution for salons, spas and clinics in Australia and New Zealand, which is designed to streamline the payment experience for you and your clients.

If you’re currently using PayPal for your online payments and want to know the key differences, this guide will tell you everything you need to know before you make the switch to Kitomba Pay.

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