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Spotlight on Local Artist – Melissa Wise Gunn

Salon Suites Spotlights Local Artist Salon Suites is proud to spotlight Melissa Wise Gunn. Melissa attended the University of Alabama where she majored in art and art history. She is also a graduate of the Art Institute of Atlanta with a degree in visual communications. For over 20 years, she has worked as a graphic designer while also exploring fine art. Melissa’s creative work in website development, multimedia presentation, animation, and banner ad design is backed by

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4 Tips on How to Successfully Brand Your Salon Suite

Successfully Branding Your Salon Suite  Every new business needs to formulate a branding strategy before you can get clients in the doors. Branding a new business may seem overwhelming at first, but hopefully, this list will give you a few ideas on how to get started. 1. Find Your Demographic In order for your salon to be successful, you need to decide which type of client you would like at your salon. Think about things

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Spotlight on Local Artist – Brook Huffman

Salon Suites Spotlights Local Artist Salon Suites is proud to spotlight Brook Huffman. Brook Huffman is a mother of three, who grew up in Cullman Alabama. Brook began creating art because she needed a creative outlet. She found painting fulfilling and therapeutic. She loves painting because they are open to interpretations and it evokes emotion.  The medium Brook uses to create is acrylic and multimedia. She was inspired to become an artist because of the childhood

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Salon Suites Supports Local Artists

Want to help support local artists? Salon Suites believes in supporting art. Salon Suites is excited to announce that we now have pieces of art up for sale. All of the original art pieces that are featured at Salon Suites are from local artists. The first location we will have local art on consignment at is our Colonnade location. We are hoping to expand to other locations soon. Support local artists with Salon Suites. Art is

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3 Tips on Spring Cleaning Your Salon

Need tips on Spring Cleaning? Spring is here! That means it is time for spring cleaning. Spring is the time for rebirth and rejuvenation. Spring cleaning is the perfect way to get a fresh start. First impressions are everything so when customers walk into your salon what is the first impression they get? Cleanliness is important, it sets the standard for what kind of person you are and the type of service you will prove. Here are

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Top 5 Tips for a Successful Social Media Strategy for Your Salon

How to Successfully and Strategically Use Social Media in Your Salon In this day and age, everyone is on social media. If your salon business is not on social media, you are missing out on possible clients as well as possible networking connections. So what social media platforms should your salon be one, when should you post, what should you post? Check out our top 5 tips for a successful social media strategy for your

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Ask Salon Suites

Ask Salon Suites Your Questions! You may have driven by one of our locations or follow us on Instagram or Facebook, but what do you know about Salon Suites? Have you ever wondered how to book an appointment? How beauty professionals get started as salon owners? We will be taking your questions all week and answering them live on Friday, April 21st.  So feel free to submit questions here, through direct messages, comments on our

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Partnerships to Build Business

Partnerships to Build Business in Your Salon Suite Networking works in many types of business fields. The core of networking is to form partnerships with other businesses or individuals in order to bring traffic to your business. It is important that you network and create partnerships in order to expand and build business in your salon suite. Let’s look at 5 top partnership ideas for driving traffic to your salon suite. Top Partnership Ideas Fellow Salon

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7 Top Instagram Hacks for Hairstylists

7 Instagram Hacks for Salon Owners to Drive Business Social media is here to stay. Instagram has proven to be a powerful marketing tool for large and small business alike. Learn 7 great hacks to draw people into your salon from Instagram! Instagram Hacks Before and Afters – Before and after shots of your creation are a sure fire way to bring in business. So off your transformational talents so clients can see what to

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New Salon Owners at Salon Suites Trussville

Meet the New Trussville Salon Owners                 We are thrilled with everything about the new Trussville location of Salon Suites! The location at the Pinnacle – Tutwiler Farm, the decor, the colors, but most of all we are thrilled with the salon owners so far! Each suite has received such personal care and attention and the salon owners are right at home in their very own salons. Each owner

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Chic Hair Makeover with Chic in Academia at Haley’s Hair Boutique

Chic in Academia Visits Salon Suites Vestavia Hills – Haley’s Hair Boutique Chic in Academia has been growing out her locks and decided it was time to trim those flowing tresses. She selected Haley Molloy of Haley’s Hair Boutique to do the honors. She had heard rave reviews from fellow Birmingham blogger, Heather at My Life Well Loved after Heather’s visits to Haley. A Little About Chic in Academia Chic in Academia is a local

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How to Create a Welcoming Salon Part 2 – Culture

How to Create a Welcoming Salon Part 2 – Culture As a beauty professional, you want to create a welcoming salon for a couple of reasons. One of those reasons, you yourself will spend a lot of time in your salon. Second, the clients of course! A welcoming salon means it is comfortable and inviting for clients. A comfortable salon can enhance the overall experience and encourage clients to stay and book future appointments. So

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