Episode 32: Should You Sell Now Or Not?

Jun 15, 2020

 

Why you have to check out today’s podcast:

  • Find out why you should stop selling out of guilt and fear
  • Learn about what you can and should do if you decide to open your beauty business at this time
  • Learn about what you can do to keep your business moving ahead should you decide to stay closed for the meantime 

 

Summary

Those of us in the beauty industry have big hearts and we are in this business because we love helping others. That is why we have to be reminded that whatever decision we choose to make at this time must be done out of concern for clients. 

If you choose to stay closed at the moment and not sell, may it not be for the reason of guilt and fear. Feeling guilty that you are taking something from your clients robs them of the right to feel good about themselves because we're not just talking about surface beauty. It’s a lot more than that, it’s about confidence and taking back time that are the real results. Your guilt is...

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Episode 15: The Vacation Lessons That Can Help Your Business

Jan 23, 2020

 

Why you have to check out today’s podcast:

  • Why taking a vacation or just getting time to have some thinking "white space" will be an advantage to your business.
  • The realities of other people's perfect Instagram photos and why it is essential to not compare yourself to them
  • The substantial difference in being busy and being productive 

 

Summary

My family and I were on vacation in Hawaii and had a good time. We got amazing photos that are Instagram-worthy. But you know what, the whole trip was not as glamorous as it seemed to be. We had major challenges and setbacks, but that doesn't hinder us from enjoying and making the most of these moments.  The good thing is I realized that there are valuable lessons learned from our vacation that can relate to growing your beauty business.

The truth is, it is not always a smooth journey when we are trying to grow our beauty business. We can feel overwhelmed by the bumps and curves that we encounter.  At times...

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Episode 12: Tips to Rev Up Your Quarter 4 Profits Before Holidays

Dec 12, 2019

 

Why you have to check out today’s podcast:

  • To find out about different marketing ideas with using gift certificates.
  • Why it is essential to offer specials not only for new clients but for existing clients as well
  • Why it’s a good thing to do business and run promotions with referral partners

Summary

The holiday season is not only a season of merry-making but a season of shopping and spending as well.  And this is a perfect time for every business to maximize profits and finish the year strong.  But the challenge lies in finding ways to make our business stand out from the rest, knowing what our customer wants, and taking advantage of the holiday rush. 

Join me in this another exciting episode as I give you lots of ideas and strategies to attract new clients, nurture existing customers, build authority with referral partners, and so much more.  These tips will effectively boost your promotional and marketing campaigns that will help bring...

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Episode 11: 4 Stages to Growth in Your Beauty Business

Dec 06, 2019

 

Why you have to check out today’s podcast:

  • How are the four growth stages in your beauty business different from each other?
  • Learn why Facebook ads become more expensive on holiday seasons
  • What are other ways to strategically get cheap ads?

 

Summary

Every beauty business has different growth stages.  It is equally significant to have clarity and be able to recognize these stages as it is to know how to act systematically on the problems that you will encounter.  It's pivotal for a beauty professional to rise to the challenges of a growing company and surpass these stages. 

This episode will discuss the Four Stages to growing your beauty business, how they are characterized by each other, and how to avoid getting stuck in each stage.  Remember that no matter which stage you are in, what counts is that you do something every day to improve your business.  If you only do even 1%, that would sum up to 365% in a year, and that's outstanding...

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Episode 10: How To Be Certain of Your Success

Nov 11, 2019

 Why you have to check out today’s podcast:

  • find out how your confidence is your currency
  • The importance of setting your goals with your deepest whys
  • The value in making a decision and making it work

 Summary

What is success for you?  How will you know that you already succeeded?  Success is a complicated to define and the road to reach it is quite a journey.  The good thing is success is possible to achieve coupled with the right mindset and strategies, be it on your personal or business goals.  Join me today in a very meaningful episode as I guide you on how to be certain of your success.  Know why confidence is the key to building and growing your business.  From showcasing your skills and applying your technical know-hows to making big decisions and scaling your business, confidence plays a very crucial role.  Get inspired on why you need to experience discomforts, changes, failures, and disappointments to help you grow and...

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Episode 2: Using Video on Social Media for More Clients

Sep 01, 2019

 

Why you have to check out today’s podcast:

  • Learn the current trend in social media that will help optimize your business
  • Know the do’s and don’ts in preparing for a live video that will get you a positive audience response
  • Discover the different live video ideas and start applying them

 

Summary

As social media becomes a necessity in our daily lives, it is also primarily become part of business strategies.  There are various platforms to connect business owners with customers, to promote brand awareness, and to boost sales.  But what is working on social media today?  How does it work?  Tune in to this episode as April answers this question that will help build your audience, get more clients, and ultimately, grow your business.

 

“Always have a plan, have a strategy and know what you plan to talk about.”

- April Meese

 

Topics Covered:

01:09 – April answers the question from beauty professionals on the...

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Episode 0: Beauty Marketing Simplified Trailer

Sep 01, 2019

Welcome to Beauty Marketing Simplified!  I'm your host, April Meese.  My goal is to offer weekly business advice, inspiration and some real-life behind the scenes, shady truth type of stories on how to grow your beauty business.

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Five things PMU & Microblading Artists Need to Do to Make an Impact

Feb 02, 2018

Five things PMU & Microblading Artists Need to Do to Make an Impact

We all have a million and two hats that we're wearing. We are running our businesses, we are doing the marketing, we're customer service, sometimes we're the maid service. You know, we gotta clean, we're gonna do all of these things. But I'm gonna give you five things that are gonna make an impact on your business and again, this is just really geared to growing your business. Sound good?

First, we will classify microblading artists into two groups:
(a) Those who have good steady clients that are coming in, and are overwhelmed, trying to balance it and scale and uplevel
(b) Those who are in the beginning stage and are just struggling to make a name for themselves and to get their brand out there

Kind of really stand out in what's becoming an increasingly crowded market. So you're either in those two groups. People classified under Group number A are those just starting out, and they really want to get their...

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