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Ways to Improve Salon Client Retention During Lockdown

We understand that the ongoing closure of salons due to COVID-19 has made things very difficult, to say the least. With so much time on your hands at the moment, it can be hard to know what you should be focusing on. Whilst your salon doors may be closed, this doesn’t mean you should just be putting your feet up.…
Hayley Tait
February 10, 2021
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Automated Marketing: Keeping the Conversation Rolling This Festive Season

Let’s face it, when you have a salon, spa or barber business to run you’re BUSY. With a capital B. You have a lot on your plate, juggling all the demands of your business, not to mention family, friends, and life in general. So wherever you can make your life easier, you’re going to be jumping on that opportunity, right?…
Shortcuts
December 2, 2020
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Why Should You Automate your Marketing?

When you’re trying to promote and SELL a new service or product, like Online Gift Cards, do you just choose one channel, cross your fingers and hope for results? Nope! One itty-bitty post to Instagram isn’t going to drive those sales all by its lonesome. It has to work with all the other powerful channels you have in your marketing…
Shortcuts
December 2, 2020
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Promote your Online Gifts Cards this Holiday Season with Messages!

When you’re trying to promote and SELL a new service or product, like Online Gift Cards, do you just choose one channel, cross your fingers and hope for results? Nope! One itty-bitty post to Instagram isn’t going to drive those sales all by its lonesome. It has to work with all the other powerful channels you have in your marketing…
Shortcuts
November 20, 2020
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Promoting Online Gift Cards: SMS Examples

When you’re trying to promote and SELL a new service or product, like Online Gift Cards, do you just choose one channel, cross your fingers and hope for results? Nope! One itty-bitty post to Instagram isn’t going to drive those sales all by its lonesome. It has to work with all the other powerful channels you have in your marketing…
Shortcuts
November 20, 2020
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Are You Ready for the Holidays?

COVID-19 has had a huge impact on our entire industry. Whether you just re-opened or you were affected by the second round of closures, salons, spas and barbershops have taken a big hit. With all the uncertainty, we want to assist you as much as we can. We hope our blog post will help with you this "new normal."
Shortcuts
November 6, 2020
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NEW Message Enhancements!

Our development team has been tinkering away to come up with some enhancements to the software you’re already using, that will allow you to get the message to your customers quickly, efficiently and safely. Convenient, right? Let’s get into them.   Automated Pre-Arrival Messages:  This new message enhancement to Shortcuts Marketing allows you to schedule emails or SMS to be automatically sent to your…
Shortcuts
October 6, 2020
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Need to Reach Your Clients Right Away?

In this strange new age we’re living in, so many of our wonderful clients have needed to change the way they operate to ensure they are operating more safely and strongly in a coping-with-coronavirus world.  From pre-appointment checks, to new cleaning and safety precautions for the team, and limits in waiting areas and appointment times – business owners are finding it hard…
Shortcuts
September 17, 2020