Author: Sharon Esche Irving
Cutting Expenses in a Crazy Economy? “Don’t Cut Your PR!” Say Beauty Experts
As a ‘beauty PR pro’, I pray that businesses in the beauty industry don’t cut down on public relations when cutting down on expenses in this crazy economy. Imagine my ABSOLUTE DELIGHT to hear three top beauty professionals in the last couple of weeks literally answer my prayers (looks like I won’t have to quit […]
Newsworthy ‘Added Value’ for Your Clients – the Total ‘Look’
Here’s an example of creativity from a really ‘style smart’ blogsite www.thestylhouse.ca that … Doesn’t cost you a dime. Helps your clients get a total ‘look’. Develops a relationship with surrounding fashion- oriented boutiques you think would make good promotional partners AND Gives you something to crow about in the local media. What if you […]
‘Real’ Networking: Your New BFF in a Bad Economy
As a salon owner or independent contractor you grow your salon or spa business by bringing new clients into your fold. Local personal networking is a powerful tool to do that … if you do it right! Networking Has To Be ‘Real’ To Be Right! OK, I admit it. Even though I’m a publicist, I’ve […]
Two Killer Salon PR Ideas for Under $100
Motivate Your Staff Beyond Belief and Generate Great PR in the Process I have TWO HUGE IDEAS to recommend to start the New Year off right for you and your staff: Enter Your Salon Team into NAHA ’09! (Note Deadline To Enter: Feb 2nd) Show Your Staff ‘I’m Not Just a Hairdresser‘, the 4-part Video […]
The VIP Card – A Media Attention-Getter
What’s a VIP Card?
Looking and feeling like a credit card, a VIP card is a ‘flexible’ discount device for salon or spa services and/or product purchases. Although you will think of many other uses, our focus in this post is on how you can use it to garner more local media awareness . . . without looking moochy.
Although VIP cards work well in any economic climate, no one is immune to a value. Value and savings opportunities are strong motivators, especially now. See our recent post ‘Good PR in a Bad Economy‘.
Good PR in a Bad Economy
Catch the Wave PR-savvy salon and spa owners are ‘surfers’ . . . they are always looking for the next good PR ‘wave’. Well what are the first things companies look to cut when the economy hiccups – PR and advertising of course. It’s traditional! But, that’s good news for you! Slowing economies are ripe […]
Seeing A Beauty Industry Event Through The Eyes Of A Beauty PR Pro
Beauty PR professionals attend industry events ‘differently’. It’s how we maximize the ‘show’ experience for our clients. With a few suggestions, you too can make every industry event work toward your PR success. The beauty show season is underway early this season, kicked off by the International Haircolor Exchange (IHE) in Anaheim this coming weekend […]
Holiday Events Mean More PR
There is no time like the holidays . . . . . . to light up the festive spirit in your salon or spa for clients and staff . . . and the media! Motivating For The Clients! Motivating For Your Staff! Motivating For The Media! And with holiday season just around the corner, it’s […]
BeautyPRpro – It’s All About You!
The debut of our BeautyPRpro blog . . . . . . means everything to us! Why? Because you mean everything to us!. So many of you in the salon/spa industry we have known over the years have asked us to write a book, do more classes and do more PR Power workshops for salon […]