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Spa Skin and Beauty

Dec 17, 2019

Welcome to the second episode of Spa Skin and Beauty podcast formerly known as the Lindsey Holder Podcast, with your hosts, Lindsey and Ashley. Now that you've realized your dream and opened a business, you're probably wondering what to do next. In today's episode, we start where we left off with the last show. First, Ashley will give you the specifics of what you need to have in place in your business, then she will go into each aspect with a more detailed explanation. Listen in, to find out more.

In this podcast, you will get tips on how to run a small business, and you will also find out how to keep yourself looking good while you do it. Today, Ashley asks Lindsey about her business experience in owning a spa and Lindsey shares some of the basic business knowledge that she's learned along the way. They also talk about some of the challenges that they've seen several new business owners go through, so tune in now, to get their valuable advice. 

Show highlights:

  • Some of the things that you have to have in place when you start a new business.
  • Finding the most cost-effective computer system that's the best fit for your business.
  • Lindsey talks about the MindBody computer system that she uses in her spa, and she explains why it works for her.
  • Your tiers are going to go up as you grow your business.
  • There are many hidden costs when starting a new business.
  • Your business costs will be based on the size of your business.
  • You have to have business licenses, you have to pay taxes, and you also need insurance.
  • Lindsey explains what you need to know about your website.
  • Although social media is a huge way to push your business, and it's free, you will still need a website to give out more information.
  • The pros and cons of using Square Space and Wordpress to create your website.
  • The cost of having a website.
  • Consistency is very important for your branding.
  • Rebranding takes a lot of effort because you have to be very detailed.
  • Lindsey gives some great tips for obtaining a business license.
  • The five key people you need to find, connect with, and develop a relationship with when you start a business. You can often meet them at networking events.
  • It's really hard emotionally to let someone go from your business.
  • Why you should have both a bookkeeper and a CPA.

With over a decade of experience being both a licensed esthetician and owning her own spa with her skin obsessed sis and researcher Ashley working right beside her! In later episodes, Let’s listen to these sisters' thoughts, facts, opinions, and  advice on skincare and ways to optimize your health!

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