Posted on 13th November 2014 by Debbie Miller
Are you guilty of spending too much time working IN rather than ON your businesses? It’s so easy to get caught up in the chaos of day-to-day life and the immediate tasks at hand that many of us tend to lose sight of the bigger picture.
Posted on 5th November 2014 by Paul Rose
When it comes to your business – of course you should! The best way to attract new clients is to expose yourself as much as you can – and our new mylocalsalon booking directory is the ideal way to do it. Designed to work hand-in-hand with Shortcuts' online booking technology, mylocalsalon gives you the power to let new clients find you and book appointments in real-time.
Posted on 8th October 2014 by Fleur Murphy
Let’s face it, keeping track of how much product you have in stock isn’t the most fun part of running your business. The thought of sitting down and counting each and every product on the shelf is enough to make even the most diligent business owner cringe.
If you do take the time to effectively manage your inventory, you will feel the positive flow-on effects across your entire business. It will help make everything run more smoothly, and help you ensure your profits and cash-flow aren’t tied up in the stock on your shelf.
Posted on 1st October 2014 by Valorie Reavis
It’s easy to get distracted in a crowded marketplace where the latest gadget and wizzy-wig that sparkles can sway you from focusing in on what really matters – a system that will truly satisfy your needs. When researching the right software partner for your growing franchise or chain of stores, here's where to start.
Posted on 23rd September 2014
The challenge for many salon owners is twofold: first, knowing which are the important numbers to track and, second, knowing how to drive those numbers in the right direction. So, at a salon level if there were just three numbers to focus on, what would they be?
Posted on 3rd September 2014 by Madeline Maguire
Posted on 12th August 2014 by Valorie Reavis
You have a smartphone (maybe two), a tablet and a laptop. On each of those wonderful new lifelines you have hundreds of systems running that help you stay plugged into the world. That’s right… hundreds. But what do you really need?