Scheduling & Assistants:
Marketing Software & Tools:
24/7 Press Release -Easy Press Releases for Your Salon. Get the word out to the world about your Salon, Special Events, Promotions, etc.
DocuCopies.com – 1¢ – 7¢ Color Copies. Free Booklets, Free Ship.
Email Marketing Responder & Shopping Cart:
Merchant Services – Credit Card Processing:
Website Marketing Resources:
For good salon marketing resources, e-courses and articles on creating your website with impact check out the links below:
WordPress.com: This is a great resource on using the wordpress platform. (www.wordpress.com)
WebsiteOptimization.com: Get help analyzing your website design and search engine friendliness. (www.websiteoptimization.com/services/analyze/)
Godaddy: Great resource for purchasing your own website domain. (www.godaddy.com)
HostGator: Recommended web hosting site that provides excellent service. (www.hostgator.com)
BlueHost: Good web hosting service that is very reliable. (www.bluehost.com/track/salonpower)
WordPress.org: Forums and frequently asked questions about wordpress design can be found here. ( www.wordpress.org)
W3Schools: Excellent resource for learning html. (www.w3schools.com/html)
The Logo C: Logo Design Just $149
Blog & Article Marketing Resources:
These resources will provide you with information on how to setup your blog, where to setup your blog and help for writing your blog posts.
123Employee.com: This site can assist you with hiring a virtual assistant to help you with your salon marketing and administration duties. (www.123employee.com)
ReplaceMyself: Highly recommended site for hiring a virtual assistant from the Philippines. Very affordable. (www.replacemyself.com/learnhow)
Blogger.com: Get some tips and ideas on different blogs and techniques. (www.blogger.com)
HubPages.com: Wonderful tool for understanding how to create good content. (www.hubpages.com)
Video Marketing Resources:
These beauty salon marketing tips should be invaluable to your online business. The use of YouTube should be easier and more exciting. If you are looking to get more information on how to market your salon using YouTube check this out.
Easy Affordable Kodak Video Camera: You don’t need a fancy expensive camcorder to start creating great videos but you do need one that has an external microphone output. This is the best and most affordable on market. Highly recommended. (www.amazon.com)
Must Have Azden Wireless Microphone: When you start creating your videos you want to have a wireless microphone to capture all of your audio and remove background noise. This is what I use and I highly recommend this one. (www.amazon.com/beautyvideoempower)
TrafficGeyser: This site will submit your content all over the internet. It’s like a one stop shop for getting the word out about your business. (www.TrafficGeyser.com)
TubeMogul: Excellent resource for submitting your videos to many outlets. (www.TubeMogul.com)
UStreamTV: You can create your own internet tv channel with this tool. (www.ustreamtv.com)
Animoto: Create fun, easy, fast videos. (www.animoto.com)
Classified Ad Marketing Resources:
These resources will provide you with information on how to setup your classified ads and tools that will make this marketing strategy easy.
Vflyer: This tool will create professional looking ads that you can save and submit over and over again to different classified sites. (www.vflyer.com)
My Backpage Automatic Post: What would normally take you 2 hours to do will be cut down to 10 minutes posting classified ads to the backpage.com classified site.
The Classified Connection Auto Post: This tool lets you post to 100’s of classified sites across the internet.
IStock: Great resource for finding free photos. (www.istockphoto.com)
Words That Sell & Phrases That Sell: Two Excellent book for creating catchy titles and headlines that have been proven to work. (www.amazon.com)
HeadlineCreatorPro: Great software tool for automatic generation of headlines. (www.headline-creator-pro.com)
Search Engine Optimization:
AnyBrowser.com: Resource for site design and tools.( www.anybrowser.com)
NetMechanic.com: Great information on optimization and linking techniques. (www.netmechanic.com)
HubPages.com: Excellent resource for learning more about SEO. (www.hubpages.com)
SalonBusinessMarketingTools: Free SEO resources on our site that is specific to salon and spa professionals. (www.salonbusinessmarketingtools.com/seo)
Website Grader: Check and see how your website is doing compared to your competitors. (www.websitegrader.com)
Wordtracker: Find niche keywords. (www.wordtracker.com)
Google Keyword Tool: Find out how many people are searching for your services, products or questions. (https://adwords.google.com/select/KeywordToolExternal)