by guest blogger, Kara Torrisi
So have you already imagined the grand opening of your new salon? Is it very, very successful? Well, to turn that fantasy into reality, you need to have these three most important things by your side before you set up your salon.
Here is your three-tier recipe for success!
The Right Property & Equipment : The first thing you need to do is find the right location for your salon. You have already identified your target audience, so based on that you can choose the location that will be the most lucrative place for your business. And while you are hunting for the right location, do keep an eye out for discounts and deals on salon equipment that you will need.
Find the Perfect POS Solution for your Salon: The next thing you need to do is find yourself the perfect salon POS software for your new salon. A good and efficient salon POS software will offer multiple payment options, customization and marketing features, and help you grow your business. If you are looking for such a solution, check out SalonPro – this salon POS software has everything that you will need to successfully manage and grow your business.
Have your License and Insurance Ready: Once you have purchased the salon POS software that is ideal for your business, you need to get a license and make sure that your salon is covered by insurance. Apply for a salon owner’s license from the appropriate licensing agency in your area. First look them up and call them for an appointment. This way you won’t have to wait very long in line. Or you might find that the appointments are made on first-come-first-serve basis. Whatever the case, it is best if you first call them and know the details before you actually apply for your license.
Contact your insurance agent and discuss your insurance needs as a salon owner. It is important that you protect your salon from theft, property damage or any other kind of loss that might adversely impact your business. So now that you know the three most important things for setting up your salon, go get them done (in that order). And good luck with your salon!