Category: back to the Basics

Why do 75% of Barbers retire broke

Why Barbers retire broke Sounds crazy right retiring broke when you’re making twenties hand-over-fist? Well here’s the thing being a Barber’s a lot like a athlete or a superstar in your neighborhood you can make a lot of money faster than they do it on the corner of the block. And...

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Barber tips of the week on building clientele

building clientele One quick and easy tip for building your barbershop clientele is to always carry business cards with you. You never know when you’re going to run into that next potential barbershop customer. You could be at the grocery store or even out to dinner. No matter where you are, you’re...

Professionalism in the barbershop part 2 : keys to success

professionalism in the barbershop part 2 : keys to success 1. Greet your customer by name, with a smile, and a firm handshake.                                                                                                                                          2. Keep your workstation clean. The mirror should be clean with no streaks, tools put away, and no hair on the counter or chair. 3. When draping the...

The types of clients barbers have

The types of clients barbers have Types of Clients MR. JustCutItOff He really doesn’t care who cuts his hair, he just wants a haircut. BUSY GUY He’s always on time & in a hurry- don’t keep him waiting longer than 5-10min. *If you can’t find a way to accommodate a client...

The 10 commandments for barbers

The 10 commandments for barbers Ten Commandments For Dealing With Clients 1.) Hygiene- Keep two boxes of backup toiletries at your station. A box for your clients & one for your personal use only. 2.) Greet clients with a smile, a handshake, & a good word. 3.) Remember every client’s first...