As businesses start to reopen their doors and adapt to the “new normal”, having a clear strategic plan will be more important than ever. But for many small business owners, this can feel overwhelming! Where to start? What are your priorities? Where to invest and where to make cuts?
Once you've put together your marketing plan by plotting focuses and actions in your calendar, it's time to start executing. You don't need to go at this alone—get your entire team on board! If you're an independent stylist, ask your manufacturer contacts how they can support various activities in your calendar. The more people are aligned with your goals, the greater your chances of achieving them.
Running your business as a salon owner or stylist can be challenging to say the least. It's easy to get wrapped up in the everyday tasks and operations. While it's essential to keep a pulse on the daily ins-and-outs, you also need to see the big picture. Do you ever take a step back and plan for the future?