It’s impossible to deny the benefits of text marketing—but many small business owners aren’t quite sure how to get started, or how to tailor their marketing messages for text. Read on to learn Vagaro’s top ten best practices for text marketing that’ll help your business start texting like a pro!
Here are some easy ways your beauty, fitness, or wellness small business can get some of the online action during the busiest retail weekend of the year and boost your earnings with Cyber Monday 2019 deals!
Here are the top 10 ways your beauty, fitness, or wellness small business can market smart to increase earnings during the busiest retail weekend of the year and attract more customers with Small Business Saturday 2019 sales, deals, and discounts!
Here are some easy ways your beauty, fitness, or wellness small business can prepare for a spike in activity during the busiest retail weekend of the year and boost your earnings with Black Friday 2019 deals and discounts!
One of the greatest benefits of a branded app is that it puts all your business’s most important information at the customer’s fingertips—and then opens the door to your shop on their home screen.
To gain new customers and retain them, your beauty or fitness business needs to be accessible from mobile devices. Here’s how Vagaro’s responsive websites and branded apps can help set you apart from the competition!
November 12 is designated as National Happy Hour Day 2019. Happy hours are a great way to turn a salon event idea into an easy-to-organize after-hours occasion your customers won’t… View Post
In today’s digital landscape, social media is leading the wave of future marketing. The rise of social media puts power in the hands of individuals in a way that’s never… View Post
The first Wednesday in November is designated as National Stress Awareness Day. On this day, the goal is to identify stress factors in your life, and create a realistic, actionable plan to reduce or deal with these stressors. Learn how to help treat clients who are managing chronic stress with spa and wellness treatments designed with the end-goal of stress-reduction.
Professional colorists know that a natural (or flamboyant!) red can be one of the most difficult colors to achieve, because of the color’s natural tendency to fade quickly. For National Redhead Day, here are tips for selecting the right red for your clients and resources to formulate the right red for every head!
Even the greatest business can experience a sales slump. Not to worry: there’s a light at the end of the tunnel. After all, no sales slump lasts forever. Here are some simple tips to keep your mind clear during a sales slump and prepare yourself to get back in business.
The first Monday in November is National Job Action Day, a day set aside to recognize and empower workers who dream of having a career they love. If on Job Action Day you find yourself at a crossroads of career purpose, dreaming of a vocation where you feel empowered and inspired every day, learn how Vagaro can help you start your new career in beauty, fitness, or wellness.
According to research, there are over 15 million outdated pieces of POS equipment processing credit card transactions every day! Is your business one of the 15 million at-risk for credit card fraud? Here’s how to protect your business, your customers, and your time by making the shift to EMV chip card compliant POS hardware!
Learn how Vagaro’s cancellation/no-show policies, EMV chip card readers and digital automation minimizes chargebacks and creates a “paper trail” to help fight back against “friendly fraud.”
In the modern world of digitally-driven marketing, it’s vital for businesses to have reliable, trustworthy branding in order to thrive and stay competitive. Here’s how getting featured on the Vagaro Marketplace can help your business grow by helping you increase your brand awareness.
Every day, service professionals navigate the delicate balance between the client’s need for flexibility and their business’s need for security. Deposits are a way to help curtail no-shows and last-minute cancellations, secure partial payment for services booked in advance, and avoid uncomfortable client situations.
If you’re a makeup artist interested in branching to become a certified special effects (SFX) makeup artist, learn more about the training and requirements and how Vagaro can help you be successful in your new career.
Transform your business from ordinary to extraordinary! Getting featured on the Vagaro Marketplace helps your business strengthen its customer base, boost client retention and loyalty, and sustain profits by targeting your ideal clients.
Get to Know Your Customers Day is a business holiday, observed on the third Thursday of each quarter (January, April, July, and October.) Learn how Vagaro Drive’s new form and SOAP notes file upload can help you get to know your clients on a deeper level and give them the VIP treatment with every visit!
Support Your Local Chamber of Commerce Day is observed annually on the third Wednesday in October, so it’s an opportune time to review the benefits of chamber of commerce membership and how they can amplify the effectiveness of your Vagaro marketing tools.
Did you know that your skin is the body’s largest organ? The average adult has around 8 pounds and 22 feet of skin, which acts as a waterproof insulating shield… View Post
What do you get if you divide the circumference of a Jack-o’-Lantern by its diameter? Pumpkin π! —John Evans It’s everyone’s favorite orange-and-black holiday! It’s the time of year where… View Post
Getting Featured on Vagaro is a simple step the business owner can take to promote new client discovery, build a solid online presence, and bring in more new customers. Here’s how to maximize your Get Featured listing!
The second Monday in October is designated as National Kick Butt Day—and it’s not just for fitness! Here are five ways for you to take inventory (literally and figuratively) of your business, consider your goals, and create an action plan to “kick butt!”
Candy corn has been around for nearly 150 years and is Halloween’s most instantly recognizable confection. In this Vagaro post, we’ll show you how to give yourself a “BOO-tiful” Halloween look with this step-by-step tutorial for a candy corn manicure!
In a highly saturated market (such as the beauty and fitness industries), Vagaro’s Get Featured helps small businesses attract more new clients from day one.
With autumn comes pumpkin spice everything—why not give your clients an extra dose of pumpkin on their next visit with a Daily Deal? Seasonal weather changes in autumn have a… View Post
Learn why hairdressers and barbers have some of the highest rates of job satisfaction, and how Vagaro’s all-in-one administrative software and payment processing can help stylists and barbers make sure every day is a money day!
What does the vegan zombie eat? Graiiiiiiiiiiins! Show Us Your Halloween Looks! It’s that time of year again! Halloween is one of America’s most beloved holidays, the one day… View Post
For centuries, people have used clay and mud masks to beautify skin. Learn about these 6 unexpected benefits of mud masks, and how Vagaro can help you find a spa professional in your area to grab some “me-time” on National Mud Mask Day!
Benefits & Bright Ideas for Social Media Marketing More than ever, small business owners are turning to social media marketing as a dedicated part of their overall marketing plan. After… View Post
National Gymnastics Day, observed on the third Saturday in September, is designated to celebrate the ancient sport. Learn more about the history and benefits of gymnastics and use Vagaro to promote your gymnastics studio to new students!
What’s a heart-healthy way to work up a sweat without it feeling like…well, work? Dancing! Anyone who loves to shake their groove thing, cut a rug, bust a move, or… View Post
Find out how Vagaro’s deeper integration with Facebook helps your small business get more clients booked directly from social media!
Requiring deposits to book online services and classes can save both time and money for small business owners in beauty and fitness. Learn how deposits help safeguard your time and overhead!