Alexis on The Road: Ruane Fitness & Nutrition
Alexis Madayag is traveling around the United States meeting Vagaro business owners and learning about the ways they support the unique needs of the individuals they serve. Alexis is deaf and doesn’t let that get in her way of living life to the fullest. In this segment of…
Detangling Rent & Fees Collection
Salon owners have a lot to think about when renting booths to hair stylists. What do you include, amenities and otherwise, in your booth rental fees? How do you recruit top talent that matches the culture of your salon, get referrals and implement online booking? Then, there’s the subject of bookkeeping. Thanks to Vagaro’s new Automatic Rent & Fees feature, collecting booth rent is no longer on…
Why Your Mental Health Matters for Your Business
Hey, how are you feeling today? This is probably a question you ask your customers daily, but how often do you check in with yourself? As a business owner, juggling the needs of staff and customers can be overwhelming, and may leave you feeling physically and mentally wiped out. In fact, studies have shown that 62% of business owners feel depressed at…
6 Pro Tips to Enhance Your Vagaro Online Presence
Are you looking for a boost in booking? Have you noticed you’re not getting as much traffic to your profile or business lately? It could be because you haven’t yet fully utilized all the awesome Vagaro features to their fullest potential. As for the newcomers of the Vagaro platform, follow these helpful tips to ensure you get your profile off to a running start and keep your…
Your Guide to Taking Quality Photos for Fitness
In business, first impressions are incredibly important and high-quality original photographs make a powerful impact on consumers. Way back in 2011, a survey done by BrightLocal found that 60% of consumers give more consideration to local search results that have images. This preference has only…
3 Ways to Schedule Smarter for the Holiday Season
With the holiday season fast upon us and salons still operating under limited capacity orders, time management has never been more important. Even in a socially distant world, people will still look forward to holiday photo shoots and safe outdoor get-togethers. Here are three different approaches to scheduling that might be just what you need to stay COVID-Clean and make the most of your holiday booking!
Get More Views on TikTok or Instagram Reels with These Pro Tips!
Are you ready for your business to catch the attention of a wider audience? Using TikTok and Instagram Reels can be a good place to start, but you may be unfamiliar with these platforms. No worries, we’re here to help! Getting started with TikTok and Instagram Reels isn’t as difficult as you might think. We’ll show you how to create an eye-catching profile and share insider tips to capture your client’s interest!
How to Ease Customer Anxiety After Reopening
You’re ready for reopening—but are your customers? You’ve put in a lot of hard work and thought to make it safe to reopen and to get your staff ready for your new way of working. But even with every protection in place, some of your customers may not be ready to come in just yet. Here’s how to welcome skittish customers back and put their minds at ease when they’re in your business.
How to Safely Schedule for Salon and Spa After a COVID-19 Closure
Great news—your state has set a date for your salon or spa to reopen! There are a lot of changes to navigate, and one of the biggest is how you schedule appointments. For the beauty industry, time management is always important, but even more so after your reopening. Not only will you need to figure out how many staff and clients can safely be in your business at once, but you’ll need to figure out how to build in buffer times for disinfection. Let’s look at some easy ways for you to create a schedule that works for your employees and clients, while protecting their health!
Motivate Staff & Net More Sales: Flat Rate vs. Tiered Commissions
In this article, you’ll learn:
• What commission-based pay is
• The difference between flat-rate and tiered commissions
• Real-world examples of flat rate vs. commission for services and products
• How commission provides more control over services, sales, and payroll
• About using commissions to motivate staff and bring in more sales
• How Vagaro makes is easy to customize flat-rate or tiered commissions
• Additional resources to help you