Hairdressers and other beauty professionals often work as independent beauty professionals, even when working in a multi-chair salon. Each business model has unique characteristics that affect many aspects of work life, including earning potential and professional support.
Learn how the advantages of suite ownership with MY SALON Suite could make it a better choice for you than a booth rental or station rental arrangement and visit a nearby location to envision your own Salon Suite business.
Of the more than 1.25 million licensed beauty professionals in the United States, more than half now work independently either as booth renters (or station renters) or Salon Suite owners (ProConsultants.US). These independent professionals represent nearly every role in the salon-spa sector, including hairdressers, makeup artists, estheticians, nail technicians, massage therapists and so on. In some cases, independent work arrangements are the regional standard; however, even in regions where legislation precludes booth rental, many beauty professionals opt for independence via the Salon Suite business model.
Hairdressers and other beauty professionals who want to work independently are increasingly aware of the benefits and advantages that Salon Suite ownership provides. Among these are the level of support, education, training and financial details that set MY SALON Suite ownership apart from booth rental as well as other suite business models. Here are four reasons booth renters should consider MY SALON Suite Ownership as the ideal option for independent beauty professionals.
4 Reasons for Booth Renters to Consider MY SALON Suite Ownership
1 – True Autonomy
Booth renters are often subject to the same rules, policies and procedures they would if they were “employees” of a salon. They usually must commit to working specific shifts, days of the week, adhere to dress codes, attend staff meetings, participate in the salon owner’s programs and marketing, and so on. As a MY SALON Suite business owner you retain the autonomy so prized by those who want to own their own business. You decide when your salon is open, what music will be playing, which product lines to carry, what to wear to work, what to charge, how you will market your Salon Suite, etc. You stay in control. Instead of being required to support the ideas of others, you will have the latitude to build the type of business you’ve always dreamed of.
2 – The MY SALON Suite Support System
Booth renters are independent salon owners, and what that comes all the challenges faced by any small business owner. The level of support and resources available to them at the salon location are often limited. Although some salon location owners may offer some coaching and educational resources, many do not. Booth renters often need to figure out how to build their book of business with limited support.
MY SALON Suite owners are supported from day one with proven tools they can use to quickly grow their business to $100K and beyond. Suite owners have access to resources that are not available elsewhere in the member-only app and can also access support and coaching at their location.
Our Salon Suite owners have access to corporate resources and educational materials on finance, marketing and other aspects of running a business. In addition, each location is represented in search-friendly pages on our website and with social media pages that reinforce the marketing Suite Owners do to build their book of business and promote service and retail sales.
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3 – Salon Suite Customization
The investment a booth renter may need to make in station furnishings and equipment varies widely. However, choosing MY SALON Suite business ownership means walking into an upscale, fully furnished and equipped salon on day one, ready for client appointments. Booth renters rarely have the opportunity to fully personalize their space or even their station. Suite owners have the freedom to customize and personalize their Salon Suite so that it’s perfect for them and their clients.
This level of personalization is paramount to hairdressers and other independent beauty professionals who want to build a strong brand. If you can’t personalize your work space, you can’t infuse it with your own unique style, personality and the amenities your clients want and expect.
4 – A Financial Blueprint
The extent to which booth renters are able to sell retail products or receive even a portion of proceeds from retail products sold varies widely from salon to salon. Likewise, the overall financial picture varies from salon to salon for hairdressers and estheticians who rent stations. They often find that they have to share gratuities with support staff or split revenues with the salon owner. With MY SALON Suite, the more you grow your book of business, the more you earn, including both retail and service sales. No longer will you be required to share client gratuities with others or watch someone else pocket the profits when you sell retail products. In addition, our Salon Suite owners have a proven financial blueprint they can follow to achieve their financial goals, whether that is the Path to $100K or even beyond.
Take the next step and visit a MY SALON Suite location in your area. Find out more about the advantages our Salon Suite owners enjoy, and what makes our business model so appealing to hairdressers, estheticians, makeup artists, nail technicians, massage therapists and other independent beauty professionals. Get on the Path to $100K!