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How to Put Your Barbershop Out of Business

Running a barbershop is fairly easy.  Killing a barber business is even easier.  Here are my top five tips to run your barbershop business out of business.

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5 Ways to Implement "Next Up" Service in Your Hair Business

You are getting busier and getting push back from long time walk-in folks about your wait times. Perhaps it is time to explore “Next Up” service.

Top 5 Tips for How-To Fire a Client

Not all business is good business.  Sometimes, for the good of the business, the good of the haircutter and the good of the client, it is time to fire a client.

Top 5 Rules for Winning at the Barber Game

Barbering is a pretty simple game. And like any other game, the barbering game has rules. It is nice to win, but you have to follow the rules in order to do so. Here are my top-five rules for playing the barber game.

Top 5 Old Barber Guy Tricks

I started with a cosmetology license a long time ago.  Thirty years later I am an old barber guy. Along the way I have learned a few old barber guy tricks.

5 Tips for Creating a Healthy Lunch Routine in the Salon

Getting and staying healthy in the salon or barbershop is about establishing healthy routines and sticking to your program, no matter what the day throws at you.

Interview Tips to Land a Salon Job

Take the guesswork out of the interview process with insight from stylists across the country on what to wear, what to say and how to find a good salon fit.

Lessons from Uber: Demand Based Pricing for Haircutters

Supply and demand, a basic law of economics, dictates pricing in most industries.  We haircutters have a lot to learn.

#4 of ClipperGuy’s Top 10 Tips for Managing Your Appointment Book

Tip #4 of 10 in the series: Rebook aggressively.Rebooking is the art of getting the client back on the appointment book before they depart from THIS haircut experience.  Rebooking is the single most important non-technical skill ou will ...

#3 of ClipperGuy’s Top 10 Tips for Managing Your Appointment Book

Tip #3 of 10 in the series - Think of time as units – To manage your book better and manage your time better stop thinking of time as time.  Start thinking of time as units.All units are created equal.  Not units carry equal ...

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