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Top 10 Signage ideas to boost Spa Sales

    In-house signage will help you and your staff do your jobs even better.  If you are opening or renovating a Spa, put signage on your task list…and in your budget.   An effective signage program shouldn’t be an afterthought  Signage is important from both a guest’s perspective and a business’s point of view.   Continue Reading…

Staffing Up Formula made Easy

    Staffing up your Spa Service Professionals is a key component to the success of your spa business, not only on a week to week basis, or as you plan for campaigns and promotions, but most importantly, when it’s time to forecast (re-evaluate) your service staff requirements for each new year. Continue Reading…

5 Lessons Spas learn too Late

If you’re planning on a visit to your doctor’s office, you are probably also planning on taking at least some of the advice he gives you.  So my hope is that if you are planning on reading this article, you may also plan to take some of this advice too… Lesson #1: Finances - Numbers are boss A beautiful spa without spreadsheets, is like a sports car without wheels… Misconception:  “I’m not good at finances.”    Lesson:  It’s your fear, not your ability that’s preventing you from knowing the truth. Continue Reading…

Financial Management

  No matter whom it is you consult with, spa industry experts will tell you it’s all about the numbers and how to take them from paper, to profits. So the focus of this article will be how to take the information your financial statements is providing you with, and turn it into something tangible that will help sustain your businesses well into the future. Continue Reading…

Top 5 Business Inspirations

  Now is the time that the “luxury” of spa, must become the “business” of spa When I see any of these 5 items in practice inside a spa, I am impressed. The business of spa has to dominate the luxury of spa, now more than ever. Continue Reading…

1 Year Marketing Plan

  Each year you should be developing a newly revised Marketing Plan. Your plan should be multi-dimensional, allowing you to reach your clients 7 times through 7 different mediums, and always viewed as a long-term, repetitive-messaging project. At the end of each year, survey results:  Have you gained market share? Continue Reading…

Spa Water Consumption

  A question submitted to Spas2b: Can you tell me how I can best estimate how much water my spa will use and therefore the type of water heating system I will require?   Our Response: This is a very good question, and is covered in greater detail in our Spa Start Up Business Manual, as well as our Spa Start Up, Management & Operations Distance Learning Course #1. Continue Reading…

Standard Operating Procedures

A question submitted to Spas2b: Where can I go to purchase a copy of a Standard Operating Procedures Manual?   Our Response: From Skip Williams, Resources and Development Leslie, Thank you for asking me to reply to this inquiry. We at Resources & Development have the best SOPs manual available in our industry today (so says our clients). Continue Reading…

Spa Startup

A question submitted to Spas2b: I dream to start up a spa. Where and how do I begin ?   Our Response: I think the first place you need to start is with research. This would include internet, trade shows, magazines, other spa professionals, visiting spas, etc. Continue Reading…

SPA Housekeeping – Part 1 of 2

  Clean & Maintain Cleaning and maintenance prevent the build-up of soil, dust or other foreign materials that can harbor infection, but this is seldom the reason for the spread of infection. Although there is no risk of transmitting infectious disease by way of inanimate objects, soiled surfaces could contribute to secondary transmission by contaminating hands of the workers or by contact with equipment that subsequently comes in contact with clients. Continue Reading…