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Salon Policies for Independents to Decide on Before Opening

Hunter Donia (@hairbyhunty) is a solo artist in Lancaster, PA, working in a Sola Salon Suite, who says he is all about boundaries and policies.

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Is a Salon Studio The Right Fit For You?

Are you looking to become an independent stylist? Take this quiz and see if you have what it takes to make the leap as your own business owner.

SLIDESHOW: MODERN SALON's Independent Boot Camp Empowers Solo Artists

This first-time event was held in Hollywood, CA. Attendees received education and guidance from some of the professional salon industry's strongest coaches and mentors, while also connecting with each other.

Take Control + Keep Your Profits

Salon professionals choose Sola for many reasons: to set their own schedule, experience more privacy with guests, create a one-of-a-kind salon culture and make more money, for starters. But mainly, it’s about freedom and control.

After Seeing Her Mother Struggle, She Made it Her Mission to Help Stylists Secure Their Financial Future

In a program titled, "Look at Where You're At, Where You Want to Be & Create Financial Literacy to Close the Gap" independent stylists attending MODERN SALON's Independent Boot Camp on Nov. 8 will be on their way to feeling like they're on stronger financial ground.

On Nov. 8, Get Your Independent Business in Shape at the MODERN SALON Independent Boot Camp

At an in-person event in Hollywood, MODERN SALON will be hosting a full day of business presentations from industry leaders who are showing up to help independent stylists get a jump on the new year. Content will range from social media, to pricing strategies, to creating systems for success. Connect with other independents, get smart advice from the very best and get your business in fighting shape!

Money Management for Independent Stylists

When you go solo, you have more financial considerations. An expert lays it all out for you here.

Design the Perfect Salon Studio to Align With Your Brand

"Moving from a traditional salon to your own studio can be overwhelming, but it doesn't have to be. No salon was EVER built in one day." Bianca Margolis shares how she figured out her vision for her salon and her business.

You're Invited to The Sola Sessions Reconnected on May 17

Independent salon owners are invited to attend this virtual education event featuring the industry’s best!

Why 5-Star Reviews Deserve as Much Effort as Your Instagram

While your Instagram portfolio is going to speak to technical results, reviews are going to speak about results *and* the experience. Here, Jennifer Kenny walks you through how to start raking in the reviews for your work.

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