Think of ArtistOnGo as Match.com for the beauty industry. Now beauty professionals who’ve dreamed of working in some of the country’s finest salons and spas can do just that, but on their terms.
ArtistOnGo is reimagining the way artists and salons work together. This new platform lets artists control where and when they work. They get to pick everything from the salon they wish to work at, their schedule, and their service prices without having to pay salon commissions. And instead of working for a salon owner, they can work for themselves, at a top salon and make their clients look and feel beautiful wherever they choose.
Independent artists can use the platform for side income with short term daily or hourly rates, but many more have opted to rent salon chairs long-term with ArtistOnGo via monthly or weekly rentals. And what’s more, artists can work at one salon or multiple salons to make it easier on themselves and their clients.
What’s in it for salons?
ArtistOnGo says salons owners love this concept because they earn more income with zero additional costs or effort. Plus, ArtistOnGo fills chairs or treatment rooms that would otherwise sit unused. This rental income for salon owners can be significant.
Salon owners also get to meet new, talented artists from their community. Now both artists and salon owners can co-share the salon space and help each other grow financially.
Celebrity colorist Brad Johns, who was Color Director for Oribe and has worked for large chain salons like Saks Fifth Avenue and Elizabeth Arden, as well as premiere, full-service salons in Manhattan had this to say of ArtistOnGo: “A lot of hairdressers like myself don’t want to work 9-to-5. We may only want to see clients a few days or weeks a month, and we don’t have the time or inclination to negotiate that kind of arrangement with a salon owner. By taking care of the logistics for me, an online platform like ArtistOnGo is the way the salon industry will operate in the future as far as I’m concerned.”
ArtistOnGo is the brainchild of Dharmendra and Aarti Manwani who have over 30 years of beauty and tech experience between the two of them making them the perfect team to launch a tech startup for artists and salons. Before the two began disrupting the salon industry, they were busy. Dharmendra co-founded and launched Jean Claude Biguine salons in India and the USA (300+ salons worldwide) and Aarti built tech solutions for on-demand marketplaces and complex financial products for leading startups like E-trade, Box and more.
Now that they’re both full time on ArtistOnGo, they’re ready to transform the industry into a community of artists that can rent salons chairs at flexibly and affordably, right from their phones.
“We aim to create not only an online platform but a community for beauty artists and salons to connect, learn and share their knowledge, find places to work that they love,” says Dharmendra. “It’s a modern, easy-to-use solution for today’s world.”
How it Works
The unique mobile platform allows artists the flexibility of renting space from a network of verified premium salons and spas. Artists pick a salon that fits their vibe and book online for however long they need (monthly, weekly, daily or hourly) and there are no contracts. It is a win-win for salon/spa owners and managers who can rent any extra space or chairs to like-minded Artists, earning significant revenue with zero additional cost or effort.
ArtistOnGo is currently available in New York and is rolling out across other US cities. The way it differs from traditional chair/studio rental is that through ArtistOnGo’s online platform, salons and spas require no long-term commitments, offers more flexibility and artists only pay for the hours they use.
For more information visit www.ArtistOnGo.com
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