Barbing Salon business is one of the most lucrative business in Cameroon.
Many people are making thousands and millions from this Business.
Starting a barbing salon business is absolutely one of the business idea that you have to consider. It is not only lucrative but fun and entertaining.
Fortunately, A good barber shop will always attract new customers , even in a recession Because Human hair will not stop growing just because the economy isn’t growing.
Consequently, We can safely assume that a barbershop with an average of 100 customers per month, can earn thousands of cash monthly.
Therefore, if you are thinking of starting your own salon business, then keep reading!!!.
Barbing is a very good business that most people look down but we believe that with this article many will benefit from this business.
In this article we are going to analyze some basic steps in which you need to start up a unique barbing salon business with improved customer satisfaction and increased profits because “Quality Services attracts a large consumer/customer base”.
HOW TO START A BARBING SALON BUSINESS
1. GET THE NECESSARY TRAINING AND SKILLS ON BARBING
You have to learn to barb hair and other related styles.
Spend At least 2-3 months on training in hair styling, cutting, shaving, trimming, hair treatment and how to handle a clipper.
Read magazines and do research on latest celebrity hair styles trending, Don’t forget that you need to be always updated to be ahead of your competitors.
2. SECURE A SHOP
Look for a decent shop in a shopping mall or any shop near you, make sure the shop is roomy to accommodate your customers and still have enough space for people to mingle around.
It is very important because when you’re working on customers, you may have other customers on the waiting list.
A roomy shop will afford you the space to put some chairs for your customers to seat on while waiting.
If you have an accessible shop probably with a good space, quality access point and also in an environment in which people will feel safe and secured;
It will be easy for someone to access your salon and feel secure without much disturbance and insecurity.
3. FURNISH/DECORATE YOUR SHOP
Good painting is very necessary, decorate your shop.
Furnish your shop with lot of equipment.
Take a look at other barbing shops around you, then make yours to look good and awesome more than it.
Television and a music stereo should not be lacking. These are used to entertain your customers waiting till their turn to have a hair cut.
4. GET YOUR EQUIPMENTS
You will need Barbing salon Equipment to start running your business. You need Equipments Like:
2. Carpets, Rug, Or Tiles
3. Rotating/Barber Chairs
5. Standby Generator
6. Standing fans/Air Conditioners
7. Cover Clothes
8. Long/wide wall mirrors
9. Hair Product/Cosmetics
10. Waiting chairs
11. Electronic Gadgets Like Televisions, Radios, Sound System etc.
5. JOIN BARBERS ASSOCIATION
It is always a good idea to join these Association, and get a certificate which shows that you are a well trained Barber to avoid harassment by Some Agencies.
Try as much as possible to register with the appropriate authorities and bodies.
6. MARKET/ADVERTISE YOUR SERVICES
Is time to create awareness, Inform your friends, Neighbours, Families etc. Through your friends you can get many customers.
Try to go on social medias, This will get you ahead of your competitors. Try and be Uniques.
REQUIREMENTS FOR STARTING A BARBING SALON BUSINESS
3. Good Shop/Location
4. Good Character/Good Customer Relation
5. Good Hygiene/Cleanliness
6. Barbing Skills/Techniques
In Everything , barbing salon business is a profitable venture and one that grow into a franchise if well managed.
WE HOPE YOU FIND THIS ESSENTIAL TIPS INFORMATIVE AND HELPFUL.