A Suite Salon Blog

Check out the latest news and updates from A Suite Salon
Dominic Santacaterina has not set their biography yet

You Can Afford Your Own Salon Suite, Here's Why

The excitement of operating your own salon suite can be so exciting it is hard to think of anything else.  The idea of owning a salon, making your own schedule, offering the services you want, selling product you like to use, being the boss, and the best part, keeping the profits are all thoughts swirling around in your head and most likely keeping you awake at night. 

...
Continue reading
155 Hits

8 Essential Social Media Tips for Salon Suite Owners

As a Salon Suite owner, it is important to not only focus on the craft you have spent years perfecting, but it is also important to incorporate social media into your business marketing strategy. The numbers are in and social media is a proven way of earning additional income and attracting clientele. Having a strong presence on the internet conveys professionalism and success. If you are looking to launch your business on social media or are looking for ways to improve your current campaigns, look no further, we are providing 8 essential social media tips that will start you in the right direction.

...
Continue reading
261 Hits

What the Stimulus Package Means For YOU!

 
Wow! There is a lot of information out right now about how the stimulus package can help you. In an effort to keep you informed of all resources available to you, A Suite Salon has complied some additional information on the stimulus package set to be passed this week.  
 
The new relief package, among other benefits, will allow for payments to be made to all taxpayers earning less that $199,000 per year.  Additionally the legislation amends many state unemployment insurance programs to include self employed small business owners, who are typically not eligible.  
 
It may be to your benefit to apply now with your local State’s Unemployment Agencies.  Most Applications are completed online.  We have listed the appropriate links for your state here: FloridaIllinois FAQIllinois Initial ApplicationNorth Carolina and Texas.
 
The Small Business Administration has been granted monies to lend or grant at exceptional terms to small businesses affected by COVID 19.  Follow this link to view the SBA Application.  
 
We would encourage all professionals interested in these programs to submit applications as soon as possible to ensure they are processed when the final legislation is signed into law. 
 
If you are interested in additional information, this Fortune article offers a good synopsis of benefits for small business owners offered by the new stimulus package. Stimulus Package Benefits for Small Business Owners.
 
This is an unprecedented time in America and we will get through it if we share information.  If you have questions or suggestions on information we should pass along to the A Suite Salon family, please let us know. 
 
Together We Win!
 
A Suite Salon 
253 Hits

7 Tax Deductions Salon Suite Professionals Must Know

If you are like most small business owners, you know there is no shortage of reminders that tax season is just around the corner. While you are crunching numbers, we are here to help you keep as many dollars in your pocket as possible. We have complied a list of some of the most common tax-deductions for Salon Suite Owners.

...
Continue reading
389 Hits

Design & Decor Tips for Salon Suite Owners

You are the proud owner of an A Suite Salon studio.  The location is perfect, there are windows everywhere, the finishes and equipment are reminiscent of grand resorts and eateries in New York or LA, and now you have a chance to really let your businesses personality come to life through your own personal design. Over the years, we have compiled some of the best design and décor tips and hints from both our designers and professionals, so we must share.

...
Continue reading
402 Hits

5 Tips for Maintaining A Healthy Salon Suite Business in 2020

Wondering how to grow your business in 2020? You’re not alone! We’ve listed 5 items to focus on in the upcoming weeks to ensure your business has continued success throughout the year.

...
Continue reading
400 Hits

Close 2019 Strong With These End of Year Business Tips

December 31st is only a few weeks away, which means it’s crunch time for small business owners to review the past year and ensure their salon suite business has everything in place before 2020 arrives. Now is a great time to review tips and strategies on how to save money on your taxes and improve your bottom line for next year. We recommend five key strategies to ensure the process is as painless as possible:

...
Continue reading
390 Hits

You Can Afford Your Own Salon Suite & This Is Why

It's near the end of the year and you are ready to crush 2020. Your goal is to open your own business and the excitement of operating your own salon suite can be so exciting it is hard to think of anything else. The idea of owning a salon, making your own schedule, offering the services you want, selling product you like to use, being the boss, and the best part, keeping the profits are all thoughts swirling around in your head and most likely keeping you awake at night. 

...
Continue reading
461 Hits

Salon Suite Owners: Make More Money From Your Phone

Now that you are making money at A Suite Salon, it is time to start thinking about putting some money away for a rainy day.  You hear commercials every day from any number of companies promoting hundreds of different products to save for retirement, college, or medical emergencies.  Very quickly this process of saving for you and your family’s future can become so daunting, that inevitably you throw up your hands and go another several years without saving a dime.

...
Continue reading
525 Hits

6 Ways to Build Your Salon Clientele Fast

Starting any new business is a challenging process, and it’s no different for salon suite professionals. Among so many things you need to do, attracting the right clientele and keeping them happy and coming back for more is crucial for the future of your business. This is why you need to be especially careful when it comes to marketing, as your salon needs a strong start to be able to grow and prosper.

...
Continue reading
701 Hits

9 Design & Decor Tips For Salon Suite Owners

You are the proud owner of an A Suite Salon studio.  The location is perfect, there are windows everywhere, the finishes and equipment are reminiscent of grand resorts and eateries in New York or LA, and now you have a chance to really let your businesses personality come to life through your own personal design. Over the years, we have compiled some of the best design and décor tips and hints from both our designers and professionals, so we must share.

...
Continue reading
519 Hits

8 Creative Ways to Sell Gift Cards to Increase Sales for Your Salon Suite Business

We’ll let you in on a little secret the retail industry has known for decades – gift cards are an important source of profit for three reasons. 1. Clients with gift cards spend more. Studies show they spend an average of $20 dollars beyond the value of the gift card. 2. They are more likely to choose your salon for a service because they have a gift card. 3. Many gift cards go unredeemed. The statistics vary widely business to business, but it’s safe to say that a significant portion of purchased gift cards are never redeemed which means “free money” for the business.

...
Continue reading
762 Hits

9 Tips to Market Your Salon Suite Like a Pro

If you are one of the fortunate salon professionals that have snatched that dream of operating your own business, you want to ensure that it flourishes for years to come.  A big part of that is marketing your business effectively and maintaining a good influx of new customers.  In some cases this part of the business can be more difficult than servicing your existing clients.

...
Continue reading
1605 Hits

6 Things You Did Not Know About Your Hair

We shampoo, dry, and style our hair without giving much thought to how certain habits can affect our shining crown of glory. But how nice our tresses look depends upon what we eat, our lifestyle, and how we treat our hair. And there are some myths still circulating today regarding hair health that can do more harm than good.

...
Continue reading
580 Hits

9 Tips for Salon Suite Owners To Keep Clients In The Chair

As salon suite owners, we often know what our clients like and why they continue to make appointment after appointment. You have been in the industry for years and are very good at what you do. However, unless you are booked solid for months in advance, it might be worth taking a quick refresher and hear from clients on reasons why they stay loyal and book that next appointment. 

...
Continue reading
668 Hits

6 Reasons Why Salon Suite Owners Need A Mentor

There are two things all salon suite owners have in common, they all have an entrepreneurs spirit and are undoubtedly great at their craft. It is key to remember…. You’re in business for yourself, but not by yourself. Working in an environment where there are many other salon owners, it is key to soak up the wisdom of a salon mentor. Identify someone who is successful and inspiring to you. Ask outright if they’ll mentor you. Finding a mentor is one of the best investments you can make in yourself and your career. Along your entrepreneurial journey you will need advice from someone who has been where you are headed and can challenge and inspire you.

...
Continue reading
545 Hits

10 Must-Have Self-Care Routines for Salon Owners

Life can be stressful, especially if you’re a salon suite owner. To decrease your stress levels, you might find yourself overwhelmed and looking for relief. That’s where self-care comes in. Many people are afraid to regularly practice self-care lest they seem “selfish,” but the reality is that self-care is absolutely vital to your health. Here are 10 must-haves you can add to your self-care routine today.

...
Continue reading
635 Hits

Branding Tips to Successfully Market Your Salon Suite Business

As you move into your new suite there are many opportunities that are now open to you; flexibility of schedule, offering of services, selling product, and more profit.  Even if you have been at A Suite Salon for several years you may be ready for a bit of a refresh.  Whatever your tenure as a suite owner your brand and branding is a major part of your business and the set up of this branding can be a very exciting process.  A big key is to remember that this process should be fun.  So in an effort to save you some stress, we broke down the branding process into some simple steps.

...
Continue reading
761 Hits

7 Salon Marketing Ideas to Keep Your Summer Book Hot

Summer can bring a slow down for a beauty professionals schedule. With holidays, vacation plans and kids out of school, you may find that your salon suite isn’t earning the income you want during June, July and August. We wanted to share few ideas to help bring in clients and increase sales to keep your summer book hot: 

...
Continue reading
618 Hits

You Can Afford Your Own Salon Suite, Here's Why

The excitement of operating your own salon suite can be so exciting it is hard to think of anything else.  The idea of owning a salon, making your own schedule, offering the services you want, selling product you like to use, being the boss, and the best part, keeping the profits are all thoughts swirling around in your head and most likely keeping you awake at night. 

...
Continue reading
650 Hits