Black Friday isn’t cancelled, but it’s sure going to be a different experience in 2020. For small businesses, it’s vital to maximize your sales this season to offset the losses of the year and to make sure that 2021 starts strong. In this blog series, you’ll learn how to build on the momentum of Black Friday and extend it to Small Business Saturday and Cyber Monday. In this first installment of our 3-part series, we’ll explore how to compete with big retail outfits, market your tempting seasonal sales, and rack up some extra holiday cash!
Has your business purchased Vagaro’s new swivel Pay Stand? If you have, you’re eligible to enter to win a Vagaro subscription discount of up to $85 credited to your active Vagaro account.
For small and medium-sized businesses (SMBs), gift card and digital gift card sales are a goldmine, waiting to be scooped up by eager holiday shoppers. In a recent Morning Consult survey, 48% of consumers said gift cards are on their holiday shopping list. Throughout the pandemic, consumers have purchased gift cards in unprecedented quantities, a trend that’s expected to continue into 2021. Here’s how to appeal to the different kinds of holiday shoppers and ensure that your business brings in easier holiday income with gift cards!
The 2020 holiday season is approaching faster than you might think! Although the rush might play out differently this year – make no mistake, you’ll still be balancing a customer rush! In any kind of job environment, the key to a successful team is your communication. Scheduling pre-holiday team meetings can help your holidays go off without a hitch. In order to do this, let’s use the 5 W’s: who, what, where, when, and why. Then, we’ll show you the final step – the one “H” that makes scheduling your staff pre-holiday meeting a snap: how.
According to National Research Federation (NFC) statistics, 40% of US consumers start their holiday shopping before Halloween – so it’s time to launch your promotions! In this post, we’ll show you how to strategize your promotions in advance, make a clear scheduling plan for deals, and maximize your marketing.
Depending on what you’re going to train your clients in, there’s a variety of tools and essentials you’ll need to provide a great experience. As a mobile business, you’ll need to ensure you’re fully equipped for any occasion. Outside of the training equipment, you’ll need to consider location (for outdoor materials), transportation, and personal items to make sure you cover all your bases. Get your shopping list ready and let’s begin!
Tricia Hovorka, owner of Your Best Self Fitness in Salem, OH, sits down to discuss how Vagaro has helped her manage her live stream and in-person classes. COVID-19 caused several personal trainers and fitness to adapt to social distancing and stay-at-home orders; learn how Tricia’s strategy kept her clients happy and fulfilled.
Massage therapists and bodyworkers are– one of the many close-contact professions that have been profoundly impacted by COVID-19 restrictions. Despite the pandemic, many massage therapists have been able to pivot their business model and adapt to the circumstances, finding safe, alternative ways to continue working. Here are some tips to help you re-imagine your massage therapy business, add virtual services to your menu, and bring in more clients.
When October arrives and the leaves start to turn, the countdown to Halloween begins! Orange-and-black decorations start popping up all around, and between candy and cinnamon, the whole month couldn’t smell any sweeter. Outside every supermarket in America, there’s a pile of pumpkins, destined to become Jack-o-lanterns (and maybe pie, afterward.) We’ve got one for you too – a Jack-o-lantern word search to download!