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June is Pride Month, which is the perfect time to honor and celebrate our wonderful LGBTQIA+ community, here at Sola and beyond. As an independent salon owner at Sola, you have the opportunity to create a welcoming and inclusive environment for your clients that celebrates diversity and self-expression of all kinds. Here are some ways to honor the LGBTQIA+ community in your salon and show your support for Pride this June, and all year round.  Read More

As an independent beauty professional, you know that taking care of yourself is just as important as taking care of your clients. Being your own boss is not for the faint of heart, so we wanted to take a pause for May’s Mental Health Month to discuss ways to battle burnout and prioritize your well-being as a business owner, beauty professional, entrepreneur, and member of the Sola family.  Read More

If you have been waiting for a sign to get started on that spring cleanse - here is your boost of encouragement! From deep cleaning to decluttering your digital presence, check out these tips to spring clean your business!  Read More

Have you ever wondered what exactly goes on at Sola Sessions? Maybe you're new to our community and keep hearing about this event, but have no idea what people are talking about... We're here to fill you on everything you need to know, plus why you should join us at the 2023 Sola Sessions: Breaking Through in Austin, TX (June 18-20th).  Read More

It is with great excitement that we introduce you to the 8 NEW Faces of Sola for 2023! We have a feeling you’re gonna love ‘em as much as we do... 🤩   Read More

We want to make sure you know about all the powerful tools and resources that are available to you as a Sola professional. From helping new clients discover you, to streamlining your processes, here are 5 Sola resources you may not have known about.  Read More

A year from now, you will wish that you had started today… So why not now? Why not you? Your time is now. Become a salon owner at Sola today!  Read More

Have you heard that around 80 percent of all New Year’s resolutions fall flat by February? This is because people make resolutions without creating a plan of action to achieve their goals. At Sola, it’s our mission to help you succeed by giving you the support and tools you need to turn your resolutions into realities. So this year, don’t just dream about what you want to accomplish, let Sola help you create a plan to get there!  Read More

A new year is a perfect opportunity to get organized. After the holidays, things may feel a bit chaotic. Be patient with yourself as you get things back in order after the holiday rush. From self-care to schedule mastery, the time has come to set the foundation for a productive and successful year.  From self-care to schedule mastery, the time has come to set the foundation to ring in 2023. It’s time to level up. Are you with us?   Read More

When it comes to career hopes, goals and dreams, one thing is for certain - a year from now, you will wish that you had started today. So we are here to help you get started… today! Your time is now to create the salon of your dreams.  Read More

Did you know that the holidays are when many businesses do 60% or more of their sales for the entire year? The time is now! Take advantage of the holiday splurge-fest with these holiday retailing tips.  Read More

Referral marketing programs encourage your existing clients to attract new clients to your salon, through incentives, such as discounts and free offerings in exchange for referring a friend. Learn more about how to attract the like-minded friends of existing clients into your chair!  Read More

It’s the season of giving thanks and the holidays are a great time to reflect and count your blessings. We hope that in your reflection, you remember to thank yourself for going Sola! In case you need a reminder, we've got you covered.  Read More

Being grateful makes us feel happier. It really is that simple! And as we near the end of 2022, it's important to look for the positives and to practice gratitude every chance we get. No need to wait until Thanksgiving Day: Start practicing an attitude of gratitude to unlock the fullness of life right now with these practical tips.   Read More

Have you been dreaming of starting your own salon but do not know where to start? Whatever your stage of salon studio curiosity, we’re here to introduce you to Sola’s salon studio model - intended to transform beauty professionals into full-fledged business owners.  Read More

It’s the most wonderful time of the year... almost! But first, we have to get through Black Friday, Small Business Saturday and Cyber Monday. These shopping "holidays" were created to help consumers prep for the enormous season of gift-giving that is upon us, and as a small business owner, you can actually benefit from all three! You just have to be savvy about preparing your sales and promotions in advance. Here are some tips to get you prepped and ready for the late November shopping frenzy.  Read More

We want to offer ways to turn the holiday spirit inward and love yourself up before the season’s frenzy takes hold. These self-care practices will help you feel supercharged from Thanksgiving all the way through the New Year, so that you can better serve clients, connect with friends and family, and maintain balance during the busiest time of the year.  Read More

The holiday season is here, and we wanted to offer you some holiday marketing tips that will help you maximize the cheer and minimize the stress. These tips may also help you to bridge the gap on any year-end financial goals. Don’t let the pumpkin spice lull you into winter hibernation - let’s make these last three months your most profitable (and fun) yet.   Read More

There is a popular old business adage that empowers entrepreneurs to focus on customers that really matter. It is called the 80/20 rule. The 80/20 rule states that about 80% of your sales come from 20% of your clients. The rule indicates that if we focus on the most active 20% of our customers and clients, they will generate 80% of our income.  Read More

It is important to regularly assess your business for a few reasons. As a Sola Professional, you are in total control of your own opportunity and earning potential. So whether you’re trying to set new goals to help your business grow or know how successful you were last quarter, it is up to you to know your numbers so that you can make positive changes that impact your business.  Read More

Sola Salons allows you experience the true freedom of salon ownership. Here, you call the shots: you choose the services you provide, the prices you charge, the products you carry, and the vibe your clients experience when they walk into your space.    Read More

You’ve been dreaming about owning your own salon, about the flexibility and the possibility of being your own boss. But, how do you know if you’re really ready?  Read More

As a salon owner, you set your prices, so it is up to you to make sure that you get paid your full worth. Are you due for a price increase?  Raising prices, no matter what the service, can be scary, if not raise a lot of uncertainty. Check out our top tips for when and how to raise your salon prices.  Read More

Have you heard the buzz about charging hourly for your salon services? We received a lot of questions about charging hourly for Ashley Lantz - so many, in fact, that we decided to bring her on as a guest to discuss her recent change in price structure.  Read More

As an independent salon owner, you wear many hats, and sometimes it may feel challenging to juggle all of your day-to-day tasks, stay organized and maintain a healthy work-life balance. But we've got you covered... Check out these 4 ways you can streamline your business and stay organized this summer!   Read More