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ONLINE BOOKINGS MEANS MORE BUSINESS IN SALON

May 27, 2019

Setting up online bookings is one of the easiest things that salon owners can do to increase the number of appointments booked in salon. It’s an absolute no-brainer – all salons have a website (or should!) and this is just a way of making sure that your customers can book their appointments by themselves via […]


WHY USE HABA PAYROLL FOR SINGLE TOUCH PAYROLL?

May 20, 2019

We’ve been banging on about Single Touch Payroll now for months, so we hope you get it – this is the biggest change for salon owners since the introduction of compulsory super and you have to be ready.   We believe that our HABA Payroll system is the best way for salon owners to get […]


WHAT’S ON AUTUMN

May 13, 2019

Each season, the team at HABA bring together the best of professional development for salon owners across Australia. Whether its topics on business to make sure you’re salon is running at its absolute best or new products and skills, the team at HABA can help you make sure that you’re on top of your game […]


HOW TO TRANSITION YOUR BUSINESS TO SINGLE TOUCH PAYROLL

May 6, 2019

Salon owners beware, Single Touch Payroll is coming whether you’re ready or not! Single Touch Payroll is the biggest shake-up for business owners single the introduction of compulsory superannuation payments in 1992. It regulates the payment of superannuation and ensures that all businesses are correctly paying their staff and their superannuation – but it also […]


HABA + AI GROUP – Keeping Salon Owners Compliant.

April 29, 2019

We know that salon owners are struggling more than ever with compliance in salon. As more red tape goes into managing staff, more clauses go into the award and more if’s, and’s or but’s go into the way businesses operate. That can quickly create a workplace relations minefield for salon owners that is both difficult […]


DRIVE MORE BUSINESS IN SALON THIS MOTHER’S DAY

April 22, 2019

Now is the time to get organised for your Mother’s Day promotion. For salon owners, this is a key period of the year as many children, partners and grandchildren know the way to their Mother’s Heart is through a bit of time to themselves and a chance to treat themselves to a lovely in-salon treatment. […]


IT’S TIME TO GET READY FOR SINGLE TOUCH PAYROLL

April 15, 2019

Salon owners beware, Single Touch Payroll is coming whether you’re ready or not! HABA reported to our members that changes to Single Touch Payroll started rolling out from the 1st of July 2018, when all businesses with more than 20 employees were forced onto the system. From the 1st July 2019, all small businesses will […]


PLANNING APPOINTMENTS FOR ANZAC DAY & EASTER PUBLIC HOLIDAYS 2019

April 8, 2019

This year really is the year for difficult public holidays. First, we had Australia Day which fell funny for salon owners, and now ANZAC Day and the Easter Holidays fall quite close to each other, sure to create a headache for most salon owners. In 2019, the Easter Public Holidays are as follows – GOOD […]


PLANNING STAFF ROSTERS FOR ANZAC DAY & EASTER PUBLIC HOLIDAYS 2019

April 2, 2019

This year really is the year for difficult public holidays. First, we had Australia Day which fell funny for salon owners, and now ANZAC Day and the Easter Holidays fall quite close to each other, sure to create a headache for most salon owners. In 2019, the Easter Public Holidays are as follows – GOOD […]


WHAT IS SINGLE TOUCH PAYROLL

March 25, 2019

Salon owners beware, Single Touch Payroll is coming whether you’re ready or not! Single Touch Payroll is the biggest shake up for business owners single the introduction of compulsory superannuation payments in 1992. It regulates the payment of superannuation and ensures that all businesses are correctly paying their staff and their superannuation – but it […]


HOW TO GET MORE PEOPLE TO TAKE UP YOUR SALON PROMOTION

March 18, 2019

The final piece in our social media promotion blog series is probably the one that we find salon owners struggle with the most. Amplification, or how you communicate your promotion to your chosen target audience. Whether that’s social media, email marketing, PR, advertising, printed mail outs, Google Adwords, in-salon sales – whatever your communication plan […]


PROTECT YOUR SALON & PROFITABILITY WITH PROMOTION TERMS & CONDITIONS

March 11, 2019

HABA would like to take this opportunity to thank our members for the incredible feedback we have received on this series of blog posts. We are loving bringing you ways to make sure that your salon profitability is high and how to run a successful salon promotion, and we are glad that you too are […]


GET YOUR TEAM ON BOARD FOR A GREAT SALON PROMOTION

March 4, 2019

Running a salon promotion sounds great in theory, until you get into your salon and look at all the different areas that need to be integrated for it to work. From your online booking system to salon system and training your staff, it’s enough to make you put a promotion into the ‘too hard’ basket. […]


HOW TO MAKE SURE YOUR SALON PROMOTION IS PROFITABLE

February 25, 2019

We are excited to share this next post in our series on How to Run a Great Salon Promotion with you, as feedback from our members tells us that this is the area that they struggle with most – profitability. As most salon owners saw during the Groupon days, a poorly planned promotion can be […]


CHOOSING A TARGET MARKET FOR YOUR SALON PROMOTION

February 18, 2019

Next in our Salon Promotion series is a discussion about target markets and how to define them and develop an offer that will target them specifically.   Your target market is key to any promotion and is typically defined as your ideal customer. Whether that’s based on age, gender or service type, you need to […]


GETTING THE TIMING FOR YOUR SALON PROMOTION RIGHT

February 11, 2019

As we continue in our series on how to run a profitable salon promotion, we need to talk about timing. Its early enough in the year that most salon owners have enough time to plan out their promotions, bearing in mind key dates in the calendar year, and get the timing just right. Because the […]


HOW TO CREATE A GREAT OFFER FOR YOUR SALON PROMOTION

February 4, 2019

Last week we shared our post ‘How to Run a Successful Salon Promotion’ on our blog, and the result has been astounding. So many of our members have found value in the information we shared, and many have asked us to do a deeper dive on each area – and so, we will be bringing […]


HOW TO RUN A SUCCESSFUL SALON PROMOTION

January 28, 2019

Promotions are often the icing ontop of the cake for a salon business. They mark key sales periods during the year, they attract new customers and give you something great to be talking about on your social media platforms. But with poor planning, they can become a huge strain on your salon team and simply […]


AUSTRALIA DAY PUBLIC HOLIDAY 2019

January 21, 2019

As salons and staff are getting back into the swing of things post-Christmas, it sometimes seems counter intuitive for Australians to have another public holiday so soon after the Christmas and New Year Break. And this year, Australia Day is a particularly tricky one for salon owners to navigate due to the way the holiday […]


NEW YEAR, NEW TRAINING

January 14, 2019

After the crazy Christmas period, most salons experience a bit of a slowdown in January. It’s no surprise really, when all your clients have been in salon in December, they aren’t likely to need a hair colour or bikini wax for at least 6-8 weeks – and that typically takes us into February before appointments […]


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