Reading Time: 4 minutes  Cosmetology schools are for learning.  So, we teach.     Historically, we have found that recruiting and hiring from cosmetology schools has always produced some of the most loyal and best stylists that we have on our team today.   Now, that’s not to say that we refuse to hire experienced stylists.   Some […]

December 16, 2015

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Reading Time: 4 minutesDon’t shoot yourself in the foot.   Well, it’s that time of year.   Thanksgiving’s over and the holiday season is in full swing.  Every business, big and small is out there trying to get their share of the holiday sales pie.   It’s rumored that some retail businesses pull in upwards of 25% of […]

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November 30, 2015

Reading Time: 4 minutesIf you’re a business owner like me, then you probably have a love/hate relationship with Yelp.   Let’s be honest, a 5-star Yelp review can do wonders for your business, especially for new client attraction.   The downside, unfortunately, is that there are a few crazy people out there that love to post negative feedback about […]

November 2, 2015

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Reading Time: 1 minutePeople ask me all the time how I find great content to share with my followers.    Flipboard allows me to pull information from all of the media sources, across multiple websites and apps that I follow into one single application.   Then I only have to visit one place to search for great information. […]

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March 11, 2015

Reading Time: 2 minutesLocation!  Location!  Location!  Since the beginning of time, we’ve heard these words from retailers, restaurants, salons and other brick and mortar businesses that attribute locale as part of their formula for success. The same is true for where you position various components of your website.  Believe it or not, there are different areas of your […]

October 11, 2012

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Reading Time: 3 minutesEvery salon has seasonality, even the busiest of salons.   Knowing this, it’s important to create strategies in advance to keep productivity and traffic up during the slow periods.     Sometimes it’s tough to come up with creative ideas, especially when you feel like you’ve done everything. I credit the fine folks over at […]

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August 18, 2012


Located in Austin, Texas.

Chris Murphy