For those who may not have heard of this letter, it is called "The Making of a Slave". I'll include a link to it at the end of this post. It is lengthy and heavy reading. You may ask, "What does this have to do with natural hair?" Well, it has a lot to do with our mindset and gives a glimpse into perhaps where some of our attitudes about natural hair come from.
Deep, deep. Unbelievable.. If you haven't seen this already, check it out. It's real and real sad.
Ingredients for natural hair and body recipes.
Thanks to everyone who is taking part in the survey on the home page, I will be posting natural beauty recipes (along with results from the survey). I'll not only give natural hair care recipes, but natural body care recipes as well.
And yes, you newsletter subscribers WILL get notified first!
Stay tuned and tell everyone to please complete the survey, we'll have so much to share....
Expanding your Natural Hair Salon Business
Pt 5 - The Expansion
(Growth & Duplication)
This is our last part in our five part series on the Natural Hair Salon Business. Today we’ll talk briefly about expanding your business. If you’d like to more information about any of the sections, or about other topics please fill out the brief 4 question survey on the home page. I’ll use the survey responses to tailor information to your questions and comments.
As I begin this section, let me share with you a real salon example:
Pt 4 - Marketing (Advertising & Branding)
Well, we're here for Part 4 of our series to discuss Marketing. Without customers, you really have no business. It's one thing to have an awesome salon with great stylists, but if no one knows you're there, you'll have no customers. The key is to get the word out, and keep getting the word out, that you are in business.
In part 1 we talked about the type of salon you want to have. This relates to your branding. Your brand is how people visualize, think, and feel about you. It is your "flavor".
How to Become a Loctician and Start a Natural Hair Salon Business
The Natural Hair Business is Doing Great.
We're back for Part Three
The Management (People and Procedures)
Last week, in Loc Business Part Two, we talked about starting up the natural hair salon. We looked at finding a space, amount of space needed, and other supplies and equipment for the business. Now let’s take a look at Part Three – The Salon Management (People and Procedures)
Let’s start with you. How will you learn to do what you need to do (hair and/or business)? You can learn by going to school, taking independent classes, or self-study through on and offline resources.
Are you going to: